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Hi and welcome to the forums @nkkn_niklas,

No it is not. Your best bet is to duplicate the curve and then use  the Node tool on that duplicate to select and delete the unwanted parts of the curve.

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There have been several requests to enable copying only selected nodes but AFAIK so far there is no way to do that -- copy always copies the whole shape with all its nodes.

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22 hours ago, nkkn_niklas said:

is it possible to copy only a part of it like in illustrator ?

Slightly clunky but relatively easy workaround:

  1. duplicate the object while having the Node tool active
  2. Select All (selects only the nodes on this object, which is a Good Thing™!)
  3. deselect those nodes you want to keep (use e.g. the node "lasso" modifier)
  4. delete the selected nodes

I.e. more or less a reverse workflow than in AI…

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