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Menu to control orientation of a part placed in an assembly with 'Create - Mirror part - Mirror placement only'

Menu to control orientation of a part placed in an assembly with 'Create - Mirror part - Mirror placement only'

When placing a part in a Creo Assembly using the 'Create - Mirror part - Mirror placement only' context, the part location is mirrored about the selected 'Planar Reference', but the part is not 'mirror' oriented. If using the same part in both a 'left' and 'right' hand function, this placement ability is useless without the option to control or select the orientation in which the mirrored part is placed. Editing the orientation after placing the part breaks the 'Placement dependent' link and new placement references must be selected. Having the ability to control the mirrored part 'Placement dependant' orientation during placement would eliminate the current necessity to create mirrored datum references in order to properly orient 'left-hand'/'right-hand' placed identical parts.  Reference...

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