I linked a group in from another file, it was a character with armature. After linking it I realize that I don't have control over the armature so I deleted it and decided that I want to append it in instead. But it just won't appear after appending. I tried other groups, in different files, it appears that this is persistent. I can't append any group as long as I have: 1. linked it 2. then delete it.

How can I solve this problem?


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So here is a very simple solution of how to append a group after having previously linked it in or how to simply get rid of an unwanted group instance:

  1. In the Outliner, switch to "Blender File", and open up "Libraries".

Append Group after Linking_Step 1

  1. Right click the library referencing the linked group, and press "Delete".

Append Group after Linking_Step 2

You will now be able to immediately append the group as normal, no saving or re-opening required!


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