Ability to duplicate/copy an element?

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03-04-2020 06:54 AM
BrianBaldwin
Esri Regular Contributor

So far, Experience Builder has been great - but there is one enhancement that would help a lot.

Could we get the ability to duplicate elements?

In the example below I have configured the heights, spacing, backgrounds, etc. for the Column and child rows and I want to have the same settings for a column element below it. It would be a great feature if a user could simply 'select' a group of elements and then duplicate or copy it.

Brian Baldwin, Esri Inc., Senior Solution Engineer
https://www.linkedin.com/in/baldwinbrian
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DavidMartinez
Esri Regular Contributor

Hi Brian,

Absolutely, this is on our roadmap. 

BrianBaldwin
Esri Regular Contributor

Thanks so much for the quick reply David Martinez‌! Really looking forward to that feature.

FYI Patrick Huls

Brian Baldwin, Esri Inc., Senior Solution Engineer
https://www.linkedin.com/in/baldwinbrian
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Dunn_Jeremy
New Contributor III

Morning David

What's the best way to clone a web app from experience builder so that another user has ownership of it and all it's reference content ? 

Regards. 

Jeremy. 

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DavidMartinez
Esri Regular Contributor

Hi Jeremy,

If the user is in your organization and you have admin rights you can change the ownership for each item under my content. Another option is to use the python api to use the reassign_to  method to change the other user.   I guess my question is are you looking just to clone or change ownership?  If change ownership you can do the above. If you need to clone there is a clone method in the python API. However, I noticed there are issues when the experience has images. The last time I used that method it had some issues with SVG. You could try that method and see if it works. 

Cheers,


David 

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ShariForbes
New Contributor III

Do you know if there has been any movement on this? I'd like to copy a perfectly beautiful row layout onto other pages.

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ShengdiZhang
Esri Contributor

Hi @ShariForbes ,

You can click the duplicate button on the widget toolbar to duplicate a widget on the same page.

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If you want to copy and paste widgets across different pages in one experience, you can select the widget and press Ctrl+C, and then select the target page and press Ctrl+V to paste the widget.

Regards,

Shengdi

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