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The Paste command is used to insert objects from the SOLIDWORKS Electrical clipboard. It is available at various places in the software and the type of object inserted depends on the environment in which the command is launched. If the clipboard is empty, the paste is canceled.

Graphical area


Menu: Edit > Paste

Contextual menu of graphical elements: Paste


1.     Click the command.

2.     In the graphical area, click the insertion point.

If the objects in the SOLIDWORKS Electrical clipboard have a mark (such as a symbol, wire or a drawing), when the Paste command is used, the mark is automatically recalculated in relation to the existing objects in the electrical project. If you wish to manage the marks yourself, you should use the Paste Special command.

Management dialog boxes


Management dialog boxes > Paste


1.     Click the command.

The objects in the Management dialog boxes (for example: symbols, cables, or manufacturer parts) can also be Copied/Pasted. A new object is created and a suffix +n (n = order number) is added to the name of the new object.

Electrical project documents


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


1.     Select the elements you want to cut.

2.     In the contextual menu, click the command.

If a scheme or line diagram is the object of a Copy/Paste command, a new drawing is created and its content is automatically duplicated. You can copy electrical projects (electrical project content), books, folders, or drawings in the same electrical project or in another electrical project.


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