It would be really helpful if 3 more options are included in the Command line for the “Mirror” tool, that would allow mirroring the selection along the World coordinates no matter which is the active CPlane at the moment. Usually I have to mirror objects mostly along the World Y-axis (especially on car projects and furniture) while I work on a CPlane, because I want to have the same stuff mirrored at the opposite side. This is where having dedicated Command line “buttons” (clickable text) would help a lot, as they would let the user make a mirror along the World coordinate system with a single mouse click while the active CPlane remains unchanged.
I’m aware that commands like
'_CPlane _World _Top and
_CPlane _Undo exist, as well as that they could be set as a macro (I use the one listed below), but it would be much more natural to have the mirror option in the Command line while the actual “Mirror” tool is being used.
However, some Rhino users may not like the addition of there 3 extra “buttons” since they may press the wrong one by accident thinking that they click on the CPlane axis, so maybe these could be added as an optional visual element instead (like, the user checks a tickbox in the Rhino options whether these 3 should be visible or not)? Or maybe replace the “WorldXAxis”, “WorldYAxis” and “WorldZAxis” with a simple clickable toggle between “World” and “CPlane” that will refer to the existing 3 options called “XAxis”, YAxis" and “ZAxis”?
'_CPlane _World _Top _Pause _Mirror _Pause _YAxis _CPlane _Undo