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In QGIS 2.18 there was plugin "Copy layers and groups to clipboard". It was allowing just in two clicks to copy/paste layer(s) with style and etc. from one project to another.

Is there something similar in QGIS 3.0?

Animation below shows the plugin in action: Animation shows the plugin in action

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  • @GermánCarrillo maybe you could help?
    – Dan
    Jun 6, 2018 at 22:15

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This functionality has been added out-of-the-box for QGIS 3.2. You can now right click a layer or group and select "Copy Layer" (or "Copy Group"), and then right click in the legend of another QGIS window and select Paste Layer/Group:

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    True, but StackExchange answers are forever!
    – ndawson
    Jun 7, 2018 at 1:31
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You can drag and drop layers or groups between QGIS windows.

Note, this may not work reliably. As commented by QGIS developer ndawson - "it often results in a kind of "corrupted" layer, which has no features and can't be styled". Though I personally have not come across this issue.

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  • This doesn't work reliably - it often results in a kind of "corrupted" layer, which has no features and can't be styled.
    – ndawson
    Jun 7, 2018 at 1:32
  • Thanks for that information @ndawson. I'll include it in my answer, though I haven't struck it myself.
    – user2856
    Jun 7, 2018 at 1:33

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