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debenriver
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Symmetry

Post by debenriver » Thu Aug 06, 2020 4:23 pm

Hi Eric

Something I've just noticed with version 5

If you use the Symmetry with axis tool text goes upside down like this:
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It used not to – text used to stay the right way up!

Cheers -- George

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Re: Symmetry

Post by Eric Pousse » Fri Aug 07, 2020 9:57 am

Perhaps, an option to choose if the symmetry does affect texts or not has to be added...

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Re: Symmetry

Post by debenriver » Fri Aug 07, 2020 10:23 am

Hi Eric

In v.4.9 etc Symmetry was perfect – it didn't turn text upside down. This has only happened in v.5.

Here's the same thing in v.4.93

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I can't really think that one would want to turn text upside down very much.

Cheers -- George

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Re: Symmetry

Post by Eric Pousse » Fri Aug 07, 2020 12:08 pm

OK George but try with rotated texts along a line with same angle for example... The result was not good with v4.90 but better with 5.00
In your case, it is better to do a vertical mirror.

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Re: Symmetry

Post by debenriver » Fri Aug 07, 2020 3:24 pm

Hi Eric

Yes I see that 4.9 kept horizontal text horizontal and the right way up whatever Symmetry you did, but when it was at an angle other than about a horizontal line, the text got separated from the objects, so had to be adjusted anyway.

I guess v.5 is better in that respect and you end up with text at an angle. But I still don't think I would want upside down text!

I guess I've only used Symmetry with vertical or horizontal symmetry.

But as you say I can use Vertical mirror when there is text involved :D

Cheers -- George

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