I have this problem of not getting a flat pattern out of mirrored sheet metal part.
I have mirrored the part in an assembly, with no links into the original part. I am a beginner in solidworks.
Thank you in advance.
Hello and welcome,
What version of SolidWorks are you using?
Flat pattern for a mirrored sheet metal part is a recent addition.
Also, you stated "mirrored the part in an assembly". Does this mean you performed the following steps? Or others?
Select a face and then the menus: Insert>Mirror Part
Select the things you need to transfer to the mirrored part and click the green check:
BE SURE TO CHECK: Sheet metal information"
You may be prompted about the units:
The mirrored part:
The mirrored part, flattened:
The above is from SolidWorks 2018 sp2.
Also, if permitted, can you upload your files for review?
If so, please see this post: How can I attach a file to a forum post?
If not, can you post some screen images for review?
Also, you may find this link useful: FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)
I figured the thing out myself already, with the same steps you provided.
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