Is it possible to have multiple instances of one shape that are all updated once you have changed the original shape?

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    I think you are talking about symbols - tutorial here
    – Billy Kerr
    Nov 4, 2017 at 13:49

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Using symbols is aready written.

There's still left another way: Placed Affinity documents are linked copies which get changed if one edits the original. It's made easy. One can take the original under edit wth a double click.

NOTE: Placing takes whole document, also the otherwise empty page. Fortunately it's transparent if not otherwise specified.

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