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Paste With Same Uuids

How to keep UUIDs the same when moving components between projects.

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Written by David Knapp
Updated a year ago
Less than a minute read

Under the covers, each Apex Designer design asset has a UUID. This is generated when the design asset is created and stays consistent across versions and branches. The UUID is the key that branch compare uses to see if a design asset was renamed.

When you copy/paste a user interface, new UUIDs are assigned by default. If you are refactoring an application, you may want the UUIDs to stay consistent as you move components from one project to another. This is done by right clicking on the Paste icon:

Paste a user interface with the same UUID

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