Special paste action with extra options
When copying and pasting an object in Plone the workflow state of the newly pasted object is set to the initial state. Sometimes you want to keep the original state. This is what zest.specialpaste does.
You use Plone to store some information about clients in a folder. You have created a standard folder with a few sub folders and several documents, images and files that you use as a template for new clients. For new clients some of these objects should already be published. You have set this up correctly in the template or sample folder. You copy this folder, go to a new location and use the ‘Special paste’ action from zest.specialpaste to paste the objects and let the review state of the new objects be the same as their originals.
Tested on Plone 4.0 and 4.1. Currently it does not work on Plone 3.3; that surprises me, so it might be fixable.