Creating mirrored copies


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Creating mirrored copies

In this lesson we are going to learn how to get twice the amount of work done in half the time by using the Mirror command. Mirror allows us to create symmetrical copies of our geometry. On my screen I have drawn a little bit more than half of a basketball court and since this court geometry is symmetrical, I don't have to draw the other side. Instead, I can finish this drawing by creating a mirrored copy. To do that, I will launch the mirror command. Mirror is located in the Modify panel of the Ribbon. Then I will select the objects I would like to copy.

I am going to create a window around all of these entities and then I will hold my Shift key and create a window around these circles, because I don't need to copy them. When I am finished I will right-click. Now I need to click two points to define my mirror line. This is the line that I will be reflecting my geometry across. I would like to reflect my geometry across this line. So I will select the end point here and the end p...

Creating mirrored copies
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Creating mirrored copies provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Jeff Bartels as part of the AutoCAD 2011 Essential Training

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