I have some Template items. I would like to duplicate an item quickly. It will be good to have a keyboard shortcut to do this for me.
Interesting idea. You’re aware that you can duplicate by dragging while holding
Yes, I know it. But for the Ctrl+drag method, I must use the mouse, and I cannot just duplicate the item exactly under/above the current item. I must first create an empty item to let me duplicate it.
One of the use cases is, I can combine “Duplicate” and “Move to” to accomplish “Move a copy to”, which is quite useful for me to maintain the lists.
It seems a little awkward that you can’t drag a copy to somewhere between items, but have to make an empty item first to drag into.
You can drag a copy to somewhere between items, it’s just going to be on the same level. No new level will be created.
Is that what you’re seeing as well?
As I CRLT-drag, I see either the or an insert cursor “|” which then places a copy of the item inside another item.
Sorry above I meant Ctrl+Drag the bullet, not the text.
Got that now. I’m dealing with my Workflowy muscle memory in learning these new ropes.
Is it tracked somewhere by you, @Erica ? I found trello roadmap, but I don’t see it there. I’d suggest as a default shortcuts ctrl+d for duplicating only active item, and shift+ctrl+d to duplicate item and its content. In both situations without need to highlight item, so it can be fast like with “mark as done” - cursor in item is enough to indicate which item should be duplicated.
No, but you can add it here: What actions would you like to have a custom shortcut for?
(Jumps in) Duplicate on mobile would be amazing too (jumps out)
This was market as Implemented but I cannot find an easy way to duplicate items without using the cursor. A plain shortcut while being on an active item should be implemented. It would be very handy
It requires a Pro account, then can be found in Settings > Keymap
Alternatively, you can press cmd-A twice, cmd-C, down arrow, cmd-V. That should give you a duplicate without a mouse.