Subject: Copying between spaces

You can copy entities from model space to paper space or from paper space to model space. You must be viewing a Layout tab that has at least one layout viewport in order to copy entities between spaces. You can also move entities between spaces using the same Change Space command.

For more details, see Understanding paper space and model space.

To copy entities between spaces

   1   Click a Layout tab.

   2   Select the entities you want to copy.

   3   Do one of the following to choose Change Space ():  

   On the ribbon, choose Edit > Change Space (in Modify).

   On the menu, choose Modify > Change Space.

   On the Modify toolbar, click the Change Space tool.

   Type chspace and then press Enter.

   4   Choose Copy.

If using the command bar, the Copy option can get confused with crossing selections.
To use the Crossing selection method, type the full keyword “crossing”. Typing “c” calls the Copy option.

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