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SolidWorks Tips & Tricks

SolidWorks Dynamic Mirror Tool Previews Symmetrical Geometry

by Jonathan Cubero, SolidWorks Specialist, TEDCF Publishing

The SolidWorks Dynamic Mirror tool lets you preview symmetrical geometry while you draw, which can be a great time-saver. This article shows you how to use the command.


Create a Sketch

Click the Sketch Button and select any plane.

Draw Mirror Line

The mirror line can be an edge on existing SolidWorks features or a line in a sketch. The line can be vertical, horizontal, or diagonal. For this example, draw a horizontal construction line.


Activate the Dynamic Mirror Command

Select the...

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