Why does Link object Scale setting -1 (Mirror) make the will turn object's color black?

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Why does Link object Scale setting -1 (Mirror) make the will turn object's color black?

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When I open the "Placement Panel" press the OK button
Then the color of the Link mirror object will turn black and the mirror will fail

My Ver.

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Re: Why does Link's Scale setting -1 (mirror) make the object's color black?

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To "mirror" using Link scale=-1
you set it here (and no, it doesn't go black):
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Re: Why does Link's Scale setting -1 (mirror) make the object's color black?

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bambuko wrote: Tue Jun 28, 2022 4:40 pm To "mirror" using Link scale=-1
you set it here (and no, it doesn't go black):
No
I need mirrored objects on a single axis
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Re: Why does Link's Scale setting -1 (mirror) make the object's color black?

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xsuper9988 wrote: Tue Jun 28, 2022 11:20 pm No
I need mirrored objects on a single axis
Yes, you use scale=-1 , plus modify placement.
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and/or adjust position as necessary (notice nothing is black :lol: ):
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or... perhaps I am guessing wrong what it is that you are trying to achieve???
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Re: Why does Link's Scale setting -1 (mirror) make the object's color black?

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bambuko wrote: Wed Jun 29, 2022 5:34 am or... perhaps I am guessing wrong what it is that you are trying to achieve???
First
Thank you very much for your reply

I'm trying to achieve is to mirror "an assembly group"

Originally using Draft's "mirror"
But it changes color to all white...
(LinkScaleColorBlack22.png)

After opening "Placement Panel" and pressing OK
Your method will still be black
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Re: Why does Link's Scale setting -1 (mirror) make the object's color black?

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bambuko wrote: Wed Jun 29, 2022 5:34 am
and/or adjust position as necessary (notice nothing is black :lol: ):
  1. Is the "OK function of the placement panel" making the color black an issue?
  2. If I want to request an update about the "Draft mirror will not turn white" feature, where should I ask it in the forum?
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Re: Why does Link's Scale setting -1 (mirror) make the object's color black?

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xsuper9988 wrote: Wed Jun 29, 2022 7:43 am I'm trying to achieve is to mirror "an assembly group"...
see my questions/comments below:
LinkScaleColorBlack11.png
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Re: Why does Link's Scale setting -1 (Mirror) make the object's color black?

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xsuper9988 wrote: Tue Jun 28, 2022 3:17 pm Then the color of the Link mirror object will turn black and the mirror will fail
Confirmed, IMO this a bug.
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Re: Why does Link's Scale setting -1 (Mirror) make the object's color black?

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What am I doing differently? :P :?
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apart from (perhaps?) using different/latest version, see below:

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OS: Ubuntu Core 20 (Pantheon/pantheon)
Word size of FreeCAD: 64-bit
Version: 0.21.29333 (Git) Snap 94
Build type: Release
Branch: master
Hash: 0c797ae6a88c226d9fd87df497e40ad1d6048044
Python 3.8.10, Qt 5.15.3, Coin 4.0.0, Vtk 7.1.1, OCC 7.6.2
Locale: English/United Kingdom (en_GB)
Installed mods: 
  * DynamicData 2.46.0
  * ToolViewReverse_ToolBar
  * sheetmetal 0.2.49
  * Manipulator 1.4.3
  * Assembly3 0.11.3
  * fasteners 0.3.40
  * ThreadProfile 1.81.0
  * fcgear 1.0.0
and the result (after pressing OK), with no sign of anything black?
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PS
I have also tried using Euler angle and the same OK result ...
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Re: Why does Link's Scale setting -1 (Mirror) make the object's color black?

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bambuko wrote: Wed Jun 29, 2022 9:35 am

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OS: Ubuntu Core 20 (Pantheon/pantheon)
Word size of FreeCAD: 64-bit
Version: 0.21.29333 (Git) Snap 94
I tested the latest win version (29283)
it still has problems
But don't see the version you are using (29333)
The latest in weekly-builds only (29321)
Could you please test it with (29321)?
https://github.com/FreeCAD/FreeCAD-Bund ... kly-builds

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OS: Windows 10 (10.0)
Word size of FreeCAD: 64-bit
Version: 0.21.29283 (Git)
Build type: Release
Branch: master
Hash: 15e3e86c5a683f3b2e5c7b95d4b26cd719ab367a
Python 3.8.13, Qt 5.12.9, Coin 4.0.0, Vtk 9.1.0, OCC 7.5.3
Locale: Chinese/Taiwan (zh_TW)
Installed mods: 
  * A2plus 0.4.56a
  * Assembly3 0.11.3
  * Assembly4 0.11.12
  * Curves 0.4.4
  * DynamicData 2.46.0
  * ExplodedAssembly
  * fasteners 0.3.43
  * lattice2 1.0.0
  * parts_library
  * pcb
  * sheetmetal 0.2.49
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