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How do I make a group of meshes which are a completely linked duplicate of each other? I’ve tried making a collection of the meshes I pant and made a linked duplicate of those, but when I change the modifiers in one the others stay the same, I can only change the mesh itself.

If anyone is familiar with Sketchup I’m basically looking for the equivalent of a component, where all changes made in the component are transfered to all other components.

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    $\begingroup$ It's not possible with linked-duplications, so you'd better use collection instances $\endgroup$
    – moonboots
    Jan 14, 2021 at 11:10

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For the moment you can give a modifier to a linked duplication but you won't be able to apply it (unless you make it a single object of course). So what you're looking for is probably Collecion Instance.

Create Your object (or your objects), put it in a new collection:

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Press ShiftA > Collection Instance and choose the collection. By default it will appear where the original object is relatively to the world center, so move the instances away:

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If you give your original object a modifier, they will all be affected, you can also apply the modifier:

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If you ever need to make one of the instance independent, select and press CtrlA > Make Instances Real, then Object > Relations > Make Single User > Object & Data.

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