Direct Commander

Copying and pasting campaigns, groups, ads, and keywords

Attention! When moving or making a copy of an item, a new item is created. The statuses of ads and keywords, along with their accumulated statistics, are not kept.

Campaigns

In Direct Commander, you can copy and move ad campaigns along with all groups, ads, and keywords:

  1. Select the necessary campaigns in the Campaigns tab. You can instantly select several campaigns by holding the Ctrl or Shift keys.
  2. To copy selected campaigns...

    To move selected campaigns...

    press Ctrl+C (for Mac — Cmd+C) or click .

    press Ctrl+X (for Mac — Cmd+X) or click .

  3. If you are an agency representative, select the client to whom copied and moved campaigns should be added in the Clients tab.
  4. Go back to Campaigns tab.
  5. press Ctrl+V (for Mac — Cmd+V) or click .

Groups of ads

In Direct Commander, you can copy and move ad groups along with ads and keywords included in them.

Attention! Groups can be copied and moved only within one campaign or between campaigns of the same type. More about campaign types...
  1. Select the campaign that contains the necessary groups in the Campaigns tab. You can instantly select several campaigns by holding the Ctrl or Shift keys.
  2. Select a group in the Ad groups tab. You can instantly select several groups by holding the Ctrl or Shift keys.
  3. To copy selected groups...

    To move selected groups...

    press Ctrl+C (for Mac — Cmd+C) or click .

    press Ctrl+X (for Mac — Cmd+X) or click .

  4. Select the campaign to which groups should be added in the Campaigns tab.
  5. Go back to Ad groups tab.
  6. press Ctrl+V (for Mac — Cmd+V) or click .

Ads

In Direct Commander, you can copy and move ads.

Attention! Ads can be copied and moved only within one campaign or between campaigns of the same type. More about campaign types...

  1. Select the campaign that contains the necessary ads in the Campaigns tab. You can instantly select several campaigns by holding the Ctrl or Shift keys.
  2. Select a group in the Ad groups tab. You can instantly select several groups by holding the Ctrl or Shift keys.
  3. Select an ad in the Ads tab. You can instantly select several ads by holding the Ctrl or Shift keys.
  4. To copy selected ads...

    To move selected ads...

    press Ctrl+C (for Mac — Cmd+C) or click .

    press Ctrl+X (for Mac — Cmd+X) or click .

  5. Select the group that ads should be added to in the Ad groups tab.
  6. Go back to Ads tab.
  7. press Ctrl+V (for Mac — Cmd+V) or click .

Keywords

Keywords can be copied and moved in Direct Commander:

  1. Select the campaign that contains the necessary keywords in the Campaigns tab. You can instantly select several campaigns by holding the Ctrl or Shift keys.
  2. Select a group in the Ad groups tab. You can instantly select several groups by holding the Ctrl or Shift keys.
  3. Select the necessary keywords in the Keywords tab. You can instantly select several keywords by holding the Ctrl or Shift keys.
  4. To copy selected keywords...

    To move selected keywords...

    press Ctrl+C (for Mac — Cmd+C) or click .

    press Ctrl+X (for Mac — Cmd+X) or click .

  5. Select the group that keywords should be added to in the Ad groups tab.
  6. Go back to Keywords tab.
  7. press Ctrl+V (for Mac — Cmd+V) or click .