How do I Mirror in AutoCAD Lt 2017?

I cant figure out how how to mirror a shape on an axis in AutoCAD! Can anyone help?


Asked on March 25, 2017 in AutoCAD.
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You can flip objects about a specified axis to create a symmetrical mirror image. (MIRROR Command)

You flip objects about an axis called a mirror line to create a mirror image. To specify this temporary mirror line, you enter two points. You can choose whether to erase or retain the original objects.

By default, when you mirror text, hatches, attributes, and attribute definitions, they are not reversed or turned upside down in the mirror image. The text has the same alignment and justification as before the object was mirrored. If you do want text to be reversed, set the MIRRTEXT system variable to 1.

MIRRTEXT affects text that is created with the TEXT, ATTDEF, or MTEXT commands; attribute definitions; and variable attributes. Text and constant attributes that are part of an inserted block are reversed when the block is mirrored regardless of the value of MIRRTEXT.

MIRRHATCH affects hatch objects created with the GRADIENT or HATCH commands. Use the MIRRHATCH system variable control whether hatch pattern direction is mirrored or retained.

Answered on April 5, 2017.

JavaParaTrooper has covered all the basics here. To clarify when text is mirrored – by default, text is not mirrored but its placement, justification, and alignment will be.

on September 10, 2020.
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