When I copy an object using
bpy.context.active_object.copy() the new object doesn't show up in the Outliner even though it appears when I
list() objects in the Python shell.
- Is there a second step to get the object to show in the Outliner?
- Or perhaps it's only copying the object's data? (If so, to what purpose?)
- Are there no companion functions, ie: paste() and/or cut()? (Command line completion yields nothing.)
bpy.ops.object.duplicate() makes a copy that does show up in the Outliner, so these questions aren't about how to make a working copy/duplicate. I want to understand the purpose of