Why the "mirror" function is not available once a model has a NURBS surface?

There are two different types of mirror operations in Studio.


One is the Exact Surfaces>Template>Mirror Template.



The Mirror Template can only be used when a NURBS surface is not present. This is because the template is used to generate a new NURBS and it would need to be removed if you wanted to create new NURBS surface. A way around this would be to duplicate the object in Tools>Create>New Object>Duplicate and then create a new surface using the mirrored template.


The other type of mirror is in the Tools tab called Mirror Model.



This creates a symmetry by duplicating the structure of an object on the other side of a mirroring plane.


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  • Date Created: 3/10/2010
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