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removing objects from collection,causes them to disappear
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Windows 10
Operating system:Wiindows 10
Graphics card:geforce gtx 960

Blender 2.80
Broken:
(example: 2.79b release)
(example: 2.80, edbf15d3c044, blender2.8, 2018-11-28, as found on the splash screen)
Worked: (optional)

objects disappear,when removing from collection

Exact steps for others to reproduce the error
Based on the default startup or an attached .blend file (as simple as possible).

Details

Type
Bug

Event Timeline

William Reynish (billreynish) triaged this task as Normal priority.

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I was able to download your video. So, the problem you have, is that when you use Object > Collections > Remove From Collection, the object disappears. This is actually not a bug, because technically, if you just remove something from a collection, doesn't mean it will add itself to a different collection. That is why you no longer see it in the scene. It still exists, and you can fint it in the Outliner under Blender File > Objects where you can link it back into the scene.

Typically, if you want to move something out of a collection and just into the Scene Collection, you would drag it there in the Outliner, or use the M key in the viewport.

@Brecht Van Lommel (brecht): Should we change the behaviour of Remove From Collection, so that objects automatically get added to the Scene Collection?

@Dalai Felinto (dfelinto): I did notice here that we are missing the Move to Collection operator in the Object > Collections submenu. (And, as an aside, we should also add the Make Proxy operator in there too) Both of these things don't have menu entries.

ok guys - i got it! - thank you,at least - you explained,thank you for your help!!

I APPRECIATE THIS VERY MUCH