Pasting from the Clipboard

Use the Paste command to paste entities from the operating system clipboard to the drawing.

Copy entities from a drawing to the clipboard with the Cut, ClipboardCopy, or Copy@ commands, then paste copies into other open drawings.

  To copy entities within the drawing, use the Copy or Pattern commands.

To paste entities from the clipboard:

  1. Click Edit > Paste (or type Paste).

    The clipboard contents appear attached to the pointer.
  2. Type coordinates or click an insertion point for the clipboard contents.


Command: Paste

Menu: Edit > Paste

Keyboard Shortcut: Ctrl + V

Keyboard Shortcut: Ctrl + V

Keyboard Shortcut: Command + V

Related Topics

Copying to the Clipboard

Copying with a Reference Point to the Clipboard

Cutting to the Clipboard

Pasting Entities as Block from the Clipboard