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  1. Click Edit > Copy by Family.

    The Select Copy Family dialog box displays.

  2. Select the family to update under the Copy Symmetry Families hierarchy.

  3. Click Synchronize.

    The Copy by Family ribbon displays.

  4. In the Source Filter box, select the filter that the copy uses to find structural objects. By default, Workspace Filter is used.

    The <Filter> + Workspace Filter option allows you to select a predefined filter from the Select Filter dialog box so that the operation is performed on only those objects satisfying both the predefined filter and the Workspace filter.

  5. In the Source Group box, select the group from which to copy objects. By default, this is the group indicated as the source group during the original copy. For more information, see Symmetry Family Properties Dialog Box.

  6. In the Target Group box, select the group to which to copy objects from the Source Group.

  7. Click Find and correlate objects .

    The software highlights all existing structural objects that are similar, meet the criteria of both the Source Group and the Target Group, and have been added after the original copy.

  8. Click Modify target group copy on the ribbon.

    The software highlights all the objects that are in the Source Group but not in the Target Group, in both the Source Group and the Target Group but have changed, or have been added after the original copy.

  9. Optionally, select any highlighted objects in the graphics view that you do not want to copy to the Target Group.

    The color of the highlighted objects changes from yellow to green.

  10. Click Finish.

    The software copies the highlighted objects in the Source group to the Target group.

Within the Create Target Group and Modify Target Group, you can manually select objects to copy. See Manually copy objects.