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  1. scamper

    scamper Senior Elf

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    I have just created an element in vixen (a singing bulb from boscoyo) which has 11 sub elements all of different pixel counts. Now I need to repeat that 3 more times.
    I saw somewhere a video showing how to copy multiple elements, but for the life of me cannot find it.
    Can anyone help with a path to said video, or just a tip on how to do this.
    I have created the 4 bulbs (bulb 1 , bulb 2, bulb 3 and bulb 4)
    within these I have done the first one only, which includes the sub groups of all the face parts and outline and within those are the pixel counts. I really didn't want to manually do it again, so please help :(
     
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    Can you right click the element group -> copy, then go to your new group and right click and paste-as-new ?
     
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    You can copy then paste, but you have then just made a copy of the same elements.
    It needs to be a copy, but with different attributes so when you sequence it knows what has to be controlled.
    As in, bulb 1 and then bulb 2 and so on.
     
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    gnarmstr Full Time Elf

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    I'm not in front of the computer but you should be able to do a copy and "paste as new" as per what tooms said. If you just do a copy and paste then yes it will keep the same attributes.
     
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    I did try that, but nothing happens.
    Not sure if a bug or something else needs to happen first.
     
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    I just tried it, right click "Copy" then right click in another area and "paste as new", worked fine. Is this how you did it?
     
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    scamper Senior Elf

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    Thanks, I was trying to paste it into a predefined group which wasn't working.
    By clicking just in a blank space it worked fine.
    That just saved a few hours... Or at least many minutes o_O
     
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    No worries. It should still work in a predefined group so if it doesn't then that is a bug. You may find if the group only has other groups and not individual elements then it will work also.

    If there is an issue, best to raise a ticket on the Vixen big site so when we get time we can fix it.
     

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