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    by Dennis Collin

    AutoCAD doesn’t copy objects multiple times by default.

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    Q. When using AutoCAD’s Copy command the function no longer copies multiple objects as a default behaviour?

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    Fig. Before AutoCAD 2005 users had to tell AutoCAD to copy multiple objects!

     

    A. This problem can be solved by setting the COPYMODE system variable to zero. If set to 1 (one), the copy command will default to copying single elements only.

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    The default setting of COPYMODE should be zero, but occasionally this variable can be unintentionally set by a 3rd party add-in or routine.