Sketcher Clone

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This tool is obsolete, it is not be available in version 1.0 and above. Use Sketcher Translate instead.

Sketcher Clone

Menu location
Sketch → Sketcher tools → Clone
Default shortcut
Introduced in version
See also
Sketcher Copy, Sketcher Move


The Sketcher Clone command clones the selected sketch elements from one point to another, using the last selected point as reference. If any constraints are part of the source elements, then the new constraints are linked to the source constraints; if the constraints in the source are changed, the constraints in the clone are also changed. To avoid this linking see Sketcher Copy.

Note that a clone of a clone becomes a Sketcher Copy. If you wish to create linked constraints, clone the original source elements again.


  1. Select the sketch elements to clone.
  2. There are several ways to invoke the command:
    • Press the Clone button.
    • Select the Sketch → Sketcher tools → Clone option from the menu.
    • The keyboard shortcut: Z then L.
  3. Move the mouse in the 3D view to the desired location for the clone.
    By keeping Shift pressed, the angle to the location point can be fixed in steps of 5°. introduced in version 0.20
  4. Left-click in the 3D view to create the clone.

No extra constraints are added for the clone.