I have a sheet metal part with a fully dimensioned drawing made for it. I then make a mirrored (derived) part out of the original. Is there an easy way to get a fully dimensioned drawing of that mirrored part?
I have tried making a copy of the original parts drawing and then replacing the model that is referenced in the drawing but that just gets me a drawing with a bunch of pink dimensions and I have to drag all the dimension points to reattach them.
You can do it using iParts. Create a child which is Mirrored with the origin removed. That Mirror feature is a last feature in the browser. In Author table suppress the Mirror feature where needed.
When detailing - select the corresponding child for the view you want to have. Granted, you might have some cleaning to do with dimensions - but nothing to compare with creating a new drawing every time you need a mirrored part detailed.
That does the same thing as what I was trying with derived parts. When I switch to the mirrored part all the dimensions are detached. The clean up can be a bit easier than making a whole new drawing, but I was hoping there was a way to keep the dimensions attached to the correct spot when going to the mirror somehow.