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Retired with too much time on my hands… I wondered why Sketchup did not have a dedicated COPY command… so of course I thought as a good forum user I would do a post search first :slight_smile:

You know! Just like the MOVE command… considering it is one of the most frequent actions we users make…

Well god bless @Simoncbevans as he had the same thought 8 years ago :slight_smile: I feel for you Simon !!!

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I though that CTR-c then CTR-v (on PC) or Cmd-c then Cmd-V (on Mac) would allow a copy, like nearly all other programs.

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Ask Simon :slight_smile:

Now, 8 years later, we have the stamp modifier for the Move Tool, which supplies exactly the functionality @simoncbevans was then trying to describe. Progress. Glacial


Still on SU2021 perpetual :slight_smile: license here

Same here. I mostly use SU21 perpetual.
Did you try to hit the “Ctrl” key twice before moving an object to apply the stamp? :face_with_peeking_eye:


There’s a stamp???


No, but well Simon and I were both lamenting the need to type two keys to execute a copy… considering that action is so common and dedicating one key would seem a good idea…

I can execute what you are doing but I still need two keystriokes to first initiate it, then one keystroke to continue…

If I recall correctly they initially (2021.0) proposed the persistent stamp as default copy behavior, but then (2021.1 maybe) they sorted this in this way.
I agree it’s a pretty common operation, but still the single copy (or array by input number) is even more common, at least for me.
So, all in all, I personally appreciated this double tap modifier more…