Duplicate Elements

You will often need to create exact duplicates of a particular element. Often, the simplest way to duplicate is to use Copy/Paste.

See Basic Editing Operations.

Copy/Paste Elements Between Stories

The Story Settings dialog box provides a quick way to copy elements from one story to another without having to redraw them for each story.

See Story Settings Dialog Box.

It is also easy to use graphical editing to drag, rotate, or mirror one or more copies of a selected element, or to use the multiply function. These are described in the following sections:

Drag, Rotate, Mirror Element Copies

Multiply Elements

Offset All Edges

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Multiply Elements

Multiply creates any number of exact copies of selected elements, according to the pattern and method defined by you. Set up the options in the ...