How to copy and paste in Procreate?

Are illustrator, graphic artistor just a fan of He drew and you just received Procreatethe best application drawing for iPad ! Do you want to copy and paste Procreate and you wonder how to achieve it.

Discover the various existing solutions, whether duplicater a layer, copy and paste a selection, or copy and paste content from outside the application.

h2>How to duplicate a layer in procreate

You have created a design on a layer and want to duplicate it.

You have two options for this:

  • From the Layers panel, tap once on the layer you want to copy. A menu appears: click “Copy”. Then go to the Actions panel, and from the first section ” Add click “Paste”.
How to paste into Procreate
  • The second option is undoubtedly the simplest: it allows you to duplicater your cape in a single gesture. From the Layers panel, hover over the layer you want to duplicate. Swipe left, you have three options: Lock, Duplicate and Delete. Click Duplicate. Your new layer appears on top of the first one.
How to duplicate a layer in Procreate

How to copy and paste a selection in Procreate?

Do you want to copy and paste a selection of your drawing?

First, check that you are on the layer to be copied.

Next, click on the selection tool at the top left of your screen (it’s the third symbol from the left, shaped like an S). Make your selection, then click “Copy and Paste” at the bottom of the screen.

The selection you made on your layer will automatically be pasted (and a new layer will be created).

How to copy and paste a selection in Procreate

If you want to Copy and Paste a shape in Procreate, check out my article on the subject!

How to paste an image in Procreate?

You want necklace an image in your artwork Procreate.

Nothing could be simpler for this: after having copied the image to insert previously, you just have to paste it from the Actions > necklaceas shown in the second screenshot, earlier in the article.

Well done ! Now you know how to copy and paste content! Don’t forget to save your work in Procreate 😉

If you want to learn more about how to use this great app, feel free to read my other articles on the subject!

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