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I'm trying to convert a raster logo to vector using Sketch. I've traced out part of the logo with an open vector, but only one-half of it. Now I want to mirror (flip horizontally) a copy of that open path, and join the two points. Here's the left half:

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I copy and paste that, then flip the copy horizontally (I wish there was a mirror-across-axis feature). Then I drag it horizontally (with shift held down) until the left edge of the copy snaps to the right edge of the original. When this is done, the copy is 1/3 of a pixel lower than the original.

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I can't figure out another way to accomplish this. Any suggestions? Thanks!

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    It looks like you are on the right path (no pun intended). Maybe just move that right side to a whole pixel, then union and flatten, then set up a bunch of guides and fine tune. – pixelfairy Aug 22 '16 at 17:08
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    have you tried making the one on the left a symbol and the one on the right an instance of it? – pixelfairy Aug 22 '16 at 17:10
  • ...you could also use Illustrator if you have a license astutegraphics.com/blog/… – pixelfairy Aug 22 '16 at 17:16
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It seems the solution for your problem is in this answer:

Go to sketch > preferences (on a mac press CMD + ,), and under the first tab (General), uncheck the first box (says "Pixel fitting: Fit layers and points to pixel bounds").

This will allow your objects to align properly when mirroring.

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    This isn't the most elegant solution to this problem, but it is the solution. 90% of the time, having Fit layers and points to pixel bounds checked is what I want. This mirroring scenario (or really any type of illustration) is part of the 10% that it doesn't make sense. Note: You can now find this option in Sketch > Preferences > Layers – spjpgrd Mar 16 '18 at 21:49
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Select both paths and use 'align to bottom' in the alignment toolbar

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