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Is that a bug of smart selection?

I got a problem when I duplicate an item in Smart-Selection, the Frame is expanded, it’s unexpected. Is that a bug or am I using it wrong? Here I captured

No, it’s supposed to be one of the “smart” aspects of smart selection, but of course this smart is not needed in some instances. As a workaround you can temporarily take these items out of the frame or simply nest these items in auto layout so you don’t have to use smart selection at all.