Duplicate Objects Using the Mirror Command in Rhino 4


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Duplicating objects using the Mirror command

Next up, we will talk about the Mirror command and how best to use it. This command is ideal for any symmetrical geometry, whether it's a curve, surface, or even a completed solid. It's also a big time-saver, since you only have to build half or even a quarter of the geometry and let Mirror do the rest. Even better, it provides complete accuracy since you know that each side matches the other side. We will just start off by making a mirror copy of the robot arm, but it's important to have an axis setup. So, in this case, I have got this line down the center. Let's go ahead and maximize the Front viewport.

I am going to start the Mirror command by finding it under Transform > Mirror. Objects to mirror are the arm. Enter. Now, we are going to have to snap the two endpoints of that line or axis down the center. So, make sure your snappings are correct. I have got Endpoint, which will work. I'll snap here. And if I don't have another endpoint to snap to, it's very ...

Duplicating objects using the Mirror command
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Duplicating objects using the Mirror command provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Dave Schultze as part of the Rhino 4 Essential Training

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3D + Animation CAD
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Rhino
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