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The Copy command allows you to place the selected elements in the SOLIDWORKS Electrical clipboard. It is used to copy several types of elements and it is available at various places of the software.

The elements on the clipboard can be inserted or created by the Paste or Paste special commands.

Graphical area


Menu: Edit > Copy

Contextual menu of graphical elements: Copy


1.     Click the command.

2.     Select the entities in the graphical area.

3.     Validate the selection.

The elements can be inserted in the same or another drawing from the Paste or Paste special commands. The original elements are conserved.

Management dialog boxes


Management dialog boxes > Copy


1.     Select the elements you want to copy.

2.     Click the command.

The original elements are kept and they can be pasted to the same class or another.

Electrical project pages


Contextual menu of electrical project, book, folder or drawings: Copy


1.     Select the elements you want to copy.

2.     In the contextual menu, click the command.

The original elements are kept and they can be pasted to a consistent place (for example, a book cannot be pasted in a folder).

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