Error Message :
When using "duplicate to" to copy a folder, the objects it contains will not be duplicated. Links to the original objects will be created instead.
Example: Folder 'playground' contains a sub-folder 'Upgrade_checker' with various objects inside:
When using "Duplicate to" (right click on the folder > Duplicate / Link /move > Duplicate to...)
to copy it to another folder - 'DUPLICATE' in this example
The folder is duplicated and renamed to 'UPGRADE_CHECKER.NEW.1', but only links to the original objects are created, not actual copies.
OS Version: N/A
Root Cause: Behavior is as designed to avoid negative impact on AE’s performance resulting from attempts to duplicate many objects at the same time.
The behavior is as designed to avoid negative impact on the Automation Engine's performance as a result of attempting to duplicate numerous objects at the same time. Use the workaround outlined above.
Fix Status: No Fix
Duplicate the objects in the original folder:
then move them to the desired location: