You might want to add your experience to Bug 21509
<https://quality.livecode.com/show_bug.cgi?id=21509> which I created for
this issue.

gc

On Wed, Aug 22, 2018 at 7:51 AM Bob Sneidar via use-livecode <
use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> I verified that if run from a script, the card will clone in the stack the
> script is running in. Otherwise it will clone in the stack the source card
> is in regardless of the topStack. Odd implementation if you ask me. I often
> need to create a new substack, then clone a card from another substack to
> save a lot of time copy pasting objects. Heretofore I've been unable to do
> that, but now I know, just place a button on card 1 of the new stack.
>
> Bob S
>
>
> > On Aug 21, 2018, at 20:50 , Geoff Canyon via use-livecode <
> use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> >
> > On Tue, Aug 21, 2018 at 7:50 AM Bob Sneidar via use-livecode <
> > use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> >
> >> SO THAT'S how you do it! And do you mean it clones to the topstack?
> >> Usually you would clone a card from the message box, and of course it
> >> cannot clone to that!
> >>
> >> Bob S
> >>
> >
> > I'm not 100% sure whether this a bug or not -- I filed Bug 21509
> > <https://quality.livecode.com/show_bug.cgi?id=21509> to report it.
> Cloning
> > an object makes a duplicate in the same container as the original.
> Cloning
> > a card makes a duplicate in the stack where the script is running. I
> don't
> > know if the message box is somehow different than Navigator to prevent
> > this, or if there is code to prevent it happening in the message box
> like I
> > have now put in Navigator. We'll see what the response is.
> >
> > gc
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