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Draw: what is the "hand" pointer?

Draw, day 1: Just trying to understand how to do basic things like copy-paste and moving objects, and finding that neither the Help nor the Guide (pdf) address these issues that arise.

For example:

(1) After drawing a box, adding elements (text, et al) and grouping them, I want to copy it to multiple locations. When dealing with the box, once selected, the Selection pointer (Arrow) is replaced by either the Resize pointer (2-way arrow) or Move pointer (4-way arrow), depending on location within the object boundary. That behavior is familiar from other applications. However, what happens next is not familiar: I can select and copy, but no matter where the pointer is placed, the "paste" occurs on top of the original (that is, the "copy" is "pasted" on top of the original). I can them drag the copy to a new location, but this 3-step copy/paste process is awkward. Is there no more efficient way?

(2) After drawing a small circle, I want to move it and copy it. After selecting it, unlike the the box (1), the two pointers are the Resize pointer (2-way arrow) or a hand. What is the function of the hand pointer (which does not seem to be able to drag anything)?

Draw: what is the "hand" pointer?

Draw, day 1: Just trying to understand how to do basic things like copy-paste and moving objects, and finding that neither the Help nor the Guide (pdf) address these issues that arise.

For example:

(1) After drawing a box, adding elements (text, et al) and grouping them, I want to copy it to multiple locations. When dealing with the box, once selected, the Selection pointer (Arrow) is replaced by either the Resize pointer (2-way arrow) or Move pointer (4-way arrow), depending on location within the object boundary. That behavior is familiar from other applications. However, what happens next is not familiar: I can select and copy, but no matter where the pointer is placed, the "paste" occurs on top of the original (that is, the "copy" is "pasted" on top of the original). I can them then drag the copy to a new location, but this 3-step copy/paste process is awkward. Is there no more efficient way?

(2) After drawing a small circle, I want to move it and copy it. After selecting it, unlike the the box (1), the two pointers are the Resize pointer (2-way arrow) or a hand. What is the function of the hand pointer (which does not seem to be able to drag anything)?