Apart from Clone option, Visual Composer Website Builder has the option to copy any element in your layout and paste it into columns. To copy/paste element:

  1. Hover element to see element controls
  2. Select copy (it will copy element into a clipboard)
    Element border outline with colors in Visual Composer Website Builder
  3. Hover column where you want to paste element
    Element controls for column to edit your layout in WordPress
  4. Select paste (it will paste element into the column)

You can also copy/paste by using Tree View. To access copy/paste, hover the element in the Tree View and select Copy. After, hover the column in the Tree View and select Paste option.

Copy/Paste elements in Tree View via controls

Note: Copied element will be stored in your clipboard and you can paste it into columns whenever you want. Even on a different page.