Duping Elements in RSD

User 2642157 Photo


Registered User
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Is there any way to control where the duped element shows up in the Inspector?

I have a book review page - lots of books going on one line each. Due to the content, it is much faster to dupe existing rows which have the same content in some columns. For example, I have 12 rows - 1 for book 1, 1 for book 2, etc. When I add row 13, I want to dupe row 9's row in order to keep the same elements, attributes, etc. Book 9 was added by duping row 2. When I dupe row 9, it shows up right after row 2, not right after row 9. I then have to drag it down to place it as row 13. It's not that bad with only 13 rows - but I will have over 100 before I am done.

Any way to control where this dupe of a dupe goes? Or any other suggestions? Thanks!!
User 187934 Photo


Senior Advisor
18,179 posts

Hi Craig,
Select the element that's above the spot where you want it to be inserted on your page. So I do ctrl+c then select the element above the spot within the page and do ctrl +v.
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It's easy to overlook something you're not looking for.

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User 2823310 Photo


Registered User
312 posts

Instead of using duplicate in design, you can select the row from the dropdown and use copy / paste.
So like Eric is saying select the row you want the new one to go under and paste.
You can use short cuts like Cntrl+C to copy and Cntrl+V to paste
or I also use Edit from the very top menu
User 2642157 Photo


Registered User
8 posts

Thank you very much. I do cut and paste and edit all the time, but didn't think of that. The duplicate is a good feature - just not the right time to use it. Thanks, again.
User 379556 Photo


Registered User
766 posts

Ctrl+c and Ctrl+v does work pretty straightforwardly with rows. For duplicating and precisely placing other elements, I have found Inger's tip extremely helpful:

Frank






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