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Switching screen layouts switches the active scene
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System Information
MS Windows 10 Fall Creator's Edition, Intel HD Graphics 4000 and NVIDIA GeForce8400GS

Blender Version
Broken: 2.79 5bd8ac9
Worked: Unknown/haven't seen it work

Short description of error
When switching a screen layout, the UI tends to switch to a prior scene.

Exact steps for others to reproduce the error
As saved, the attached .blend should load to “This little piggy went to market” in layout “3d View Full”.
Switch to layout “Default”. The scene should now switch to “This little piggy stayed home.”

If that doesn't repeat the error, just create a new .blend file, add a new scene, and switch to a different layout. This should bring you back to the original scene in the new layout.

Event Timeline

Brecht Van Lommel (brecht) changed the task status from Unknown Status to Unknown Status.Dec 21 2017, 4:54 PM
Brecht Van Lommel (brecht) claimed this task.

This is by design, if you want different behavior you can enable the User Preferences > Interface > Global Scene.

In Blender 2.8 I believe this behavior will change.

Thank you! No amount of google-fu or doc diving had revealed that to me. :)