This guide describes how you can duplicate existing maps from CARTO Workspace, the organization area; and also from CARTO Builder, our map editor.
Copied maps will always start as
Copy of plus the original map name, and will always started as private maps for yourself.
Duplicating a map in Workspace
To make a copy of an existing map, go to “Maps” and click on the three-dotted menu in each map card. If you are the owner of the map, you will have access to the 3 available options: Edit name & description, Duplicate map and Delete.
In the following example, the map has been shared and therefore the option is limited to “Duplicate map”. This option is available for all maps, whether you have admin or edit access.
Duplicating a map in Builder
To be able to duplicate a map, you need to add data or a title to the map:
Once you have added data or a title to your map, the Duplicate button will be enabled and you will be able to duplicate your maps with your organization by clicking on the three-dotted menu in the top right of Builder. If you want to duplicate your map, click on Duplicate map.
Current limitations when duplicating maps
If you click on the Duplicate map option, a dialog will appear warning you if any of the sources is not shared with you (eg: a private connection). Click on Yes, continue anyway button to confirm or click Cancel if you don’t want the map to be duplicated.