The commands in this section — MIRROR, ROTATE, SCALE, ARRAY, and OFFSET — provide other ways (in addition to MOVE, COPY, and STRETCH) of manipulating objects or creating new versions of them. The procedures for each command assume that you're familiar with the object selection and editing precision techniques presented in the MOVE, COPY, and STRETCH procedures (see Chapter 10 and the previous sections in this chapter).
The MIRROR command creates a reverse copy of one or more objects. After you select your objects, AutoCAD prompts you to select two points that define a line about which the objects will be mirrored. You then have the option to retain or delete the source objects. Follow these steps to use the MIRROR command:
AutoCAD prompts you to define the mirror line by picking points:
Specify first point of mirror line:
Specify second point of mirror line:
Most of the time you'll want to have Polar Tracking or Ortho Mode enabled so you can mirror your objects precisely. The mirrored copies temporarily disappear and AutoCAD prompts ...