Best way to copy from one stack to another

Randy Hengst iowahengst at
Thu Sep 21 07:05:14 EDT 2017

Take a look at “copy” in the dictionary… I’ve used this script in a button on a card I wanted to move:

on mouseUp

copy this card to stack “targetStack"

end mouseUp

> On Sep 21, 2017, at 12:19 AM, ELS prothero via use-livecode <use-livecode at> wrote:
> Folks:
> With all of the new versions and capabilities being added to livecode, I have found need to copy parts of one stack which is older, to a new stack, which is new and better. I have found it difficult to use cut and paste to copy groups or other elements from one stack to another using the PB. 
> Do I need to do this in code? Or is there an IDE way to copy groups and other elements, including their scripts, from one card of a stack to another card of  another stack?
> Tnx,
> Bill
> William Prothero, PhD
> Professor Emeritus
> University of California, Santa Barbara
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