Mirror Data Frames
I'm working on a non-traditional GIS product. I'd like to be able to show two data frames side by side. But, the kicker is, I'd like them to be mirror images of each other. So the left data frame would show correct, and the right data frame would be the reverse.
I think I can achieve this by converting my data frame to graphics, but I'd like them to treat them both like data, instead of graphics.
Thanks, and keep up the great work.
Mapping Center Answer:
It would have to be done through the projection properties if you wanted to keep it "live". And you could only do this for a projection that has a scale factor that you can modify. What you would do is change the Scale Factor parameter so that it is a negative value.
For example, if your data frame uses a UTM grid coordinate system, the scale factor will default to the correct value of 0.9996. Change the scale factor to -0.9996 and the map will "flip" and become the mirror image so that things originally on the left are now on the right.
Of course, a "non-live" solution is to convert the layer features to graphics, select all the elements, group them, and flip them horizontally, as you suggested.
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