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How do you group objects together without joining them? [duplicate]

In Photoshop you can create a folder and put all the layers under that folder. This makes them easier to manage. How do I do this in Blender? I'm not looking to do a boolean union or grouping them. I ...
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Understanding blender collection, instancing from Sketchup side of view [duplicate]

I'm trying to migrate to Blender from Sketchup. There, instancing is managed simply by 'group' and 'component'. Groups are just separate coordinate system while components make object an instance. ...
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propagate object manipulations across multiple similar objects [duplicate]

I'm working on a model as I'm learning Blender for educational purposes. I have a collection of objects that together make up the "pillar" collection. I'm going to duplicate this collection multiple ...
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How do I “group” objects so they all move together? (Version 2.8)

In other drawing programs, I can draw separate things and then “Group” them so they behave as one. In particular, moving, rotating, and scaling automatically applies to everything rigidly. The “...
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Selecting groups in blender

How do I select groups? I don't want to select an object and then its siblings, but I want to see a list of groups and I want to select a group like that. Is that possible? The reason I don't want to ...
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How to lock group

Is there any locking of group. When we make a group and after selecting one part of the group the entire group does not move until Press Shit+G -> Group then its move. Or i have to go in the outliner ...
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Is there a way to manipulate objects as group in Blender 2.8?

I grouped objects in Collection. But I can't find a way to select collection as 'one object' and let's say center it.
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How to group objects?

I have selected several objects and pressed Ctrl+G. Or I have selected several objects, then click Object -> Group -> Create new group. It doesn't matter what I do. The only thing that happens is the ...
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Blender equivalent of components in Sketchup

I have used sketchup before. I want to know can we make components or similar feature or addon available. In sketchup if we make a object components and make several copies of that object and if edit ...
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Why doesn't Blender have groups that allow you to transform grouped objects all at once?

I'm a long-time 3DS Max user recently converted to Blender (refugee from the monopoly and now financial oppression practiced by Autodesk). So far, I love many of the features in Blender more than Max ...
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How to duplicate the empty

I have 3 object and group. Added an empty and parent to it. Holding the empty i can move the complete group. I can select the group and empty and press shit+D it duplicate. But how can i duplicate the ...
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Real-time symmetrical modeling with distinct objects in Blender

I would like to create a 3D model that has a wide variety of individually selectable objects on the right side of the x-axis, and then all of those same objects mirrored dynamically across to the ...
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Can I save custom meshes to efficiently be used again and again?

I'm a novice using blender to plan a home renovation and I'm wondering if there's a way to create and save presets for the objects I'll be using frequently (eg. various timbers, plywood panels, ...
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How to duplicate an object hierachy and keep the copies in sync?

I know I can duplicate an object using Alt+D, so that any edit I do in one of the instances will be reflected in the other instances, but what if I want to duplicate a group/object hierarchy, for ...
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Non-destructively joining meshes

Blender has no object joining modifier. I think it would be useful to somehowe achievce it. Can anyone suggest a method for properly doing it? I would like to retain the objects transform, like when ...

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