How to refile while keeping a copy of the original object in org-mode? In other words refiling works as a cut&paste while I would like to have a copy&paste.

  • It would be interesting to "link" the two objects such that if one of the two is marked as DONE the other is updated.
    – falematte
    Nov 21, 2016 at 15:46

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No big problem, it's documented in the info page "(org) Refile and copy"

C-c M-w (org-copy)

Copying works like refiling, except that the original note is not deleted.

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