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    New features: Mirroring and multicolor!

    Published on - July 19, 2012 by shinotanaka

    Tips & Tricks

    Yes, we actually really DO have a To-Do list -- no lip service here! -- where we keep all of the highly requested (and sometimes begged for!) features from you, our awesome Tinkercad users! This morning, and thanks again to our fab development team, we are pleased to bring you two fantastic tools to the editor. As always, tell us what you think! But before you do, check 'em out:

    MIRRORING. Woot! There it is!

    Here's a real-life example of how to mirror letters...

    ...just drag the resize handle to the left or right:

    And....MULTICOLOR!

    Ever felt that your designs could use a splash of internal color? Here’s a relief CD case that clearly needs something to spice it up:

    Multicolor to the rescue!

    This setting preserves the original colors of shapes within a group. It works on a per-group basis, so you can even combine unicolor and multicolor groups into yet another multicolor group.

    You can enable it in the color picker:

    See how the color picker button is smart enough to display the actual colors within the group? This is a very fashion-forward feature!

    Enjoy!
    Tinkercad Team