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Mirroring surfaces


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Problem resolved, disregard the rest of this post.

Dear fellow designers,

We've been trying to get a nice shape for some flow simulations. We've got a shape we're happy with now, but it's only half of the actual body we'd like to do the flow simulation with. We initially thought we could simply mirror the surfaces over the front plane to get the shape we want but that doesn't seem to work. We are not able to select the features we want mirrored. We've also tried thickening the surfaces and then mirroring. To no avail. The part is attached to this thread. Help would be very much appreciated.

Thanks in advance,

Rintse and Jens


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Have you tried mirroring it as a body?

Sometimes I find that Solidworks can't mirror particular features, but will mirror the whole body which is just one of the options when you use the mirror feature.