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Is it possible to past in place on one (selected) artboard instead of all artboards?

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Edit > Paste in Front


Edit > Paste in Back

These will paste in place on the current active artbard.

You can then simply move the object forward/backwards if needed.

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That doesn't work in Illustrator CS6. Even when selecting an object on the destination artboard, the object is copied back to its original location on the source artboard. –  user38045 Feb 6 at 17:22
Hi Richard, This question was asking about the same artboard. If you have a different question, please feel free to post it. –  Scott Feb 6 at 17:27

1.- Command + C to copy de element.

2.- Select the artwork do you want to place the element by just click it.

3.- Command + F, and see what happens ;)

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