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Inventor Mirror Sketch Command Tricks

by John Koop, Inventor Specialist, TEDCF Publishing

The Mirroring Process
Utilizing the Mirror Sketch command is very simple. First, I selected all the geometry from my sketch. Next, I selected the mirror line. In this case, the center line is being used as the mirror line. After that, I clicked Apply and my sketch was mirrored.

mirror sketch step 4

As you can see in the image below, the mirror operation was successful. Now, if I need to change dimensions on the profile, I just change the dimension on the left half. The mirrored portion will automatically update.

Adding Asymmetric Geometry
Now let’s explore what you have to do to…

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