Namespace entity assign/copy

i’m trying to use a namespace so i can use an entity, that was loaded in one webform, in another webform.
create the namespace
create the entity within the namespace
assign the dataclass

assign a standard event to a component in the webform
copy the webform entity to the namespace entity

open the other webform in another tab
copy the namespace entity to the webform entity
i have a text field with two lines: one bound to the webform entity’s id, and one to the namespace entity’s id. both are blank…?