i have various files which I cannot copy elements of into other drawings.
when i use the ctrol+copy command, I get the "copy to clipboard failed". This has only started since I upgraded to AutoCAD2012. Can anyone explain why this is happening.
This happend to me in the past it seems that the clipboard for the drawing is corrupted. As a workaround I used to block the entire drawing and then access the block through design centre to insert it into a new drawing. The copy and paste functions were then enabled.
I discovered something that can be used (in some cases, I supose) before they fix the problem:
1.- Select the objects you want to copy
2.- Right click on mouse and click on "copy selection". Don´t give it a base point.
3.- Go to the other one dwg and Edition->paste (or paste in original coordinates, both have worked for me).
I have no idea why the recents versions of Autocad don't let us copy/paste, but is something, isn´t it?
Another thing to keep an eye on would be the UCSs of each drawing. When I have this problem, I check and see if both drawings are on the World UCS.
You might have to rotate the object once in the new file.
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