I have project that I worked on in blender 2.6/2.7x and now Im decided to switch to blender 2.9 but when I open that file I'v got some groups which are gread out and dont see them i view port. How can I make them visable again ?


  • $\begingroup$ @JachymMichal yes it does tnx $\endgroup$ Feb 21, 2021 at 18:51

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Click this button and you will get dropdown for restriction tools Click on monitor looking icon. enter image description here

Now you can see additional icons for your objects and collections. Greyed out object should have monitor icon disabled enter image description here

Enable the icon to make objects/collection visible again.

Now, you may ask what's the difference between Eye icon and Monitor icon visibility.

  • Visibility controlled by eye icon is bound to current view layer. which means it does not affect the visibility of object in other view layer.

  • Visibility controlled by Monitor icon is global which means if you disable it in current view layer then object's visibility in all other view layers are disabled.


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