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Paste Selection
Use the Paste Selection action to choose specific objects from the clipboard to paste into the target location.
The Paste Selection action is not available in some information tables.
The Paste Selection action opens a new window displaying an Object List table. Select the checkboxes next to the objects you want to paste and click OK.
Table Columns
The table includes the following columns:
Most Recent
The latest glyph appears next to the most recent object or objects added to the clipboard.
Clipping Reasons
Identifies how the object was added to the clipboard:
The copied glyph appears next to objects added using the Copy action.
The cut glyph appears next to objects added using the Cut action.
If available, a thumbnail image of the object appears. Otherwise, an open in Creo View icon appears. For more information, see Visualization and Thumbnail Overview.
The parent of the visualization object.
To add a visualization object to the clipboard, navigate to the Representations/Annotations table and use the clipboard actions available from the table toolbar.
Adding a visualization object to the clipboard allows you to perform the following actions:
Copy and paste representations between objects.
Print or open multiple representations from various folders at once.
Create a new representation using the clipboard as input. For more information, see Creating a Representation from Clipboard Content.
If available, the description provided when creating or editing the object.
Actions are available from the Clipboard table toolbar and the table Actions menu. Certain actions might also be available from the right-click actions menu in individual table rows.
The availability and behavior of clipboard actions depends on the location of the objects. For more information, see Exchanging Data Between Contexts.
The availability of some actions also depends on the object status, user permission, and the object type.
Initiate a batch print operation in Creo View, allowing you to print various files associated with an object. Select one or more objects to print.
Open one or more objects in Creo View. You must select at least one object before clicking this icon.
Open the Find Object window, from which you can search for objects to copy to the clipboard.
Remove selected objects from the Object List table.
Clear Clipboard
Clear all objects from the clipboard.