Copy and paste screen controls

You can copy and paste screen controls using the standard OS X menu items and key commands.

Note: You cannot copy a panel control and a shelf control at the same time.

Paste a copy of a screen control

Do one of the following:

  • Press Command-C to copy the selected screen control, then press Command-V to paste a copy.

  • Option-drag the screen control to a new location in the workspace.

Add multiple instances of the same screen control in a row or column

  1. To create the first copy, Option-drag the screen control.

  2. To create additional copies of the screen control, choose Edit > Duplicate.

    The duplicated screen controls appear offset by the same amount as the first copy.

    Figure. Option-drag a screen control, then duplicate additional copies to create a row or column.