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Mirroring a part results in unnecessary lines

peter_morrispeter_morris Member Posts: 32 ✭✭
edited July 29 in Community Support
Hi,  I'm modelling a fairly simple tool-post that is symmetrical about the diagonal.  I have modelled one half and then mirrored it to create the final version, but in doing so I get a vertical lines where the two half's meet, strangely I don't see an equivalent horizontal lines.  The model is in my 'Smart & Brown Model M Mk1' folder and entitled 'Tool Post'.

Any ideas to resolve will be gratefully received.

Regareds

Peter
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  • MBartlett21MBartlett21 Member Posts: 1,615 EDU
    @peter_morris
    Can you please share a link?

    MB - I make FeatureScripts: view FS (My FS's have "Official" beside them)
  • KrzKrz Member, Developers Posts: 49 ✭✭
    Select "Add" not "New" in Mirroring function and select your first half part as Merge scope.
  • peter_morrispeter_morris Member Posts: 32 ✭✭
    Hi MB - this is the URL for the model: https://cad.onshape.com/documents/afcae641e428cad745413fca/w/fd85d0d9190e07fbb3d88655/e/0edef1eefcbe8d81d146b68e
    I'm not sure whether that is what you want though? Can you explain what I need to do if it isn't.

    Hi Krz, sadly that is what I had done already.  If I create a New part then I have lines on both the horizontal and vertical surfaces.  When using 'Add'  its just the vertical surfaces.

    I'm confused.

    Thanks for helping.

    Regards

    Peter
  • john_mcclaryjohn_mcclary Member, Developers Posts: 1,999 PRO
    Not sure, may be a bug.

    In the mean time, you can use "Replace face" to knit those edges

    https://cad.onshape.com/documents/a834a28e27aa94463c852522/w/04f2cb23a9dd0a9579e1073b/e/680877d326df44fd0c162731




  • peter_morrispeter_morris Member Posts: 32 ✭✭
    Thanks to you both for investigating and identifying the flaws in my drawing.  I'm returning to drawing an old lathe after a 2 year break so having to relearn OS.

    The help is very much appreciated.
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