Copying and pasting objects


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Copying and pasting objects

Next up, we'll take a look at the use of Copy and Paste. These two functions will work as you might have expected on any type of entity, which includes points, lines, surfaces and solids, including any number or combination of the above. One aspect to be aware of, the pasted geometry will be located in the exact same position or right on top of the originals. This can appear initially as if nothing happened, so we'll review the best practice to avoid any confusion. Copy and Paste is a huge timesaver, but it's actually more than that. It can be a design strategy for exploration.

I'll give an example here. We're going to select this robot arm. I'm going to copy with the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+C, paste with Ctrl+V. As I mentioned, it's right on top, looks like nothing happened but go ahead and use the nudge technique with the arrows on the keyboard. We go ahead and adjust the count, so I have three spaces over. So, there is the exact copy. I'm going to do it one m...

Copying and pasting objects
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Copying and pasting objects provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Dave Schultze as part of the Rhino 4 Essential Training

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3D + Animation CAD
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Rhino
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