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    Default mirroring blocks, but not text in this block

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    Hello there,

    does anybody know how to mirror a block containing a textfield, without mirroring this textfield?

    I am using Autocad LT 2008

    Thanks in advance..

    Raulwg

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    Thank you for your reaction but this doesn't work for me. I had this value on 1, so I changed it. The text in the block remains mirrored, but as soon as I explode it, it reverses.

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    did you change this setting before or after mirroring your block?
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    the MIRRTEXT variable has no affect on blocks with standard text
    you'll need to make the text an attribute
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    He said textfield, I thought he meant Attribute. Like said, make it an attribute or mirror the block with _BEDIT, though if you have more than 1 insertion of the block, it will change them all, in that case you will need to rename the block.

    I always make text inside a block Attributes. Not sure why you need it a block but, if you make it a GROUP, the text will act normally and not mirror.
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