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Copy with insertion point

The Copy with insertion point 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 only available in the graphical area.

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


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.

4.     In the graphical area, click the insertion point


The insertion point is used when you insert the entities (Paste or Paste special commands) or when you use the XLS automation feature.

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

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