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#1 Daniel Jackson

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Posted 06 July 2022 - 11:44 AM

When I am creating multiple versions of the same drawing, I create a new drawing, then use the EDIT-COPY TO SOFTPLAN CLIPBOARD – PASTE FROM SOFTPLAN CLIPBOARD, in my new drawing.

My dimensions NEVER copy over.  Regardless of what my Mode Visibilities are, or what layers are turned on. 

How do I get the dimensions to copy over?  I'm tired of having to redo all the dimensions.



#2 Henry Buckner

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Posted 06 July 2022 - 12:16 PM

Instead of copy & Paste, go to the File menu and select Save/Copy Project To/ and enter the new name, the open the new project & proceed.

#3 David Zawadzki

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Posted 06 July 2022 - 12:17 PM

First question: why are you making multiple versions of the same drawing?
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#4 Bill Wimberley

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Posted 06 July 2022 - 01:13 PM

Use File-->Save-->Save As. Or if you are bringing the original drawing into an existing drawing use File-->Merge. Either method will retain your dimensions.

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