Mirror with changes

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gsandy
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Mirror with changes

Postby gsandy » Fri May 17, 2019 11:58 pm

I have a cover (see attached) that has "Stb" embossed on the inside face. I wish to mirror the cover and then change the text to "Port". I have tried but if I change the text on the mirrored copy the text on the original changes (which I don't want). I have tried copying and pasting and then changing the text on the copied object but the original still changes?
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kisolre
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Re: Mirror with changes

Postby kisolre » Sat May 18, 2019 5:07 am

No access to pc now but...
Leave the text as last feature. Use the body without text as base feature for another body where you add first text. Create part clone from first body, Change scale to mirror it. Use that as base feature for third body where you add the second text.
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Re: Mirror with changes

Postby chrisb » Sat May 18, 2019 5:17 am

That's the very purpose of the parametric(!) mirror. If you don't need parametric dependency you can create a simple copy of the mirror and then remove the mirror and change the text.
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Re: Mirror with changes

Postby gsandy » Sat May 18, 2019 5:37 am

I made a mirror, copied the mirror (independent copy), changed the text on the copy and all 3 models reflected the one change?
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Re: Mirror with changes

Postby chrisb » Sat May 18, 2019 6:13 am

I said simple copy (in Part workbench), and it would look like this:
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Re: Mirror with changes

Postby gsandy » Sat May 18, 2019 7:20 am

Thanks Chris. Found the Simple copy in the Part WB. I made the simple copy, mirrored that and then made the text change on the original.
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Re: Mirror with changes

Postby meme2704 » Sat May 18, 2019 9:08 am

Hi
I understood that you wanted STB on one side and Port on the other or I'm wrong
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Re: Mirror with changes

Postby gsandy » Sun May 19, 2019 2:02 am

Hi Meme, not quite. There are 2 covers (one is a mirror of the other, even though they both look the same), one cover marked "Stb" on the inside and the other cover is marked "Port".