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Adding collections through the object panel does not add the object to the outliner
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System Information
Operating system: Windows-10-10.0.17763 64 Bits
Graphics card: Radeon RX Vega ATI Technologies Inc. 4.5.13547 Core Profile Context 25.20.15025.1002

Blender Version
Broken: version: 2.80 (sub 74), branch: blender2.7, commit date: 2019-06-06 00:27, hash: rB8b2b79c2108b
Worked: (optional)

Short description of error
Adding collections through the object panel does not add the object to the outliner

Exact steps for others to reproduce the error
Select the default cube, go to the object tab in the properties panel, go to the collections section. Add a collection with the + button. The collection is not added to the outliner. However I can add other objects to this new collection through the collections sections "add to collection button" when another object is selected.

Also, if I remove all collections from an object, the object is deleted. Should it not be moved to the scene collection instead?

Details

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Bug

Event Timeline

Collections do not have to be in a scene to exist. I agree that the current behavior is a bit confusing from a users point of view. Not sure if there is something good we can do about it for Blender 2.80. @William Reynish (billreynish), ideas?

@Jacques Lucke (JacquesLucke) This is partly a consequence of merging Groups and Collections.

Collections don't have to be linked into the scene.

@Brecht Van Lommel (brecht) @Dalai Felinto (dfelinto)

One thing that would help here, is if it were simply easier to add unlinked Collections to the scene.

If you could right-click and pick 'Link Collections' and get a list of unlinked Collections, that would at least make it easier to add them.