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How can I create a symmetric shifted copy of a volume body?

Question asked by Axel Dahmen on Feb 1, 2020
Latest reply on Feb 1, 2020 by Krzysztof Szpakowski

I've been desperately trying to figure out the following task, but I'm not able to find a solution:

 

I want to create a shifted copy of an extruded spline feature that has a coincident mate on point (1) to point (2):

 

The result is supposed to look like this:

But I'm not able to create a linear pattern that moves the feature correctly from point (1) to point (2). I created the above image by entering a fixed distance for the pattern, but that's not what I want.

 

Mirroring would copy the spline to the correct position, but it would also mirror the spline's direction, which is not what I want, too:

 

Can someone please help me and give me a hint on what I need to do to get a linear copy of the spline that's based on point (1) to point (2), so that when point (2) is being moved, the copied spline will move along?

 

Is there perhaps a Mirror option that's shifting the copy but not rotating it?

 

Your help is quite appreciated.

 

Please find my current Part file in the attachment.

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