How to: Copy class diagram elements to a Microsoft Office document
Applies to: Visual Studio Visual Studio for Mac Visual Studio Code
You can copy shapes from a .NET class diagram (.cd file) to other documents. You'll either get a copy of the shape or its underlying code, based on the kind of document where you paste it. To copy shapes from UML class diagrams in a modeling project, see Export diagrams as images.
Copy a single element
Right-click the shape and choose Copy Image.
Copy several elements
Select the shapes on the diagram that you want to copy.
Right-click your selection and choose Copy Image.
Copy all the elements in a class diagram
Right-click the diagram surface and choose Select All, or press Ctrl + A.
On the Edit menu, select Copy Image.
You can also choose Copy instead of Copy Image. Copy copies the image as a regular bitmap. Copy Image copies the image as a vector-based image, which is better for most Office applications.
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