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Bug? Impossible to select hierarchies in outliner.
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Description

System Information
Operating system: Windows-8.1-6.3.9600-SP0 64 Bits
Graphics card: GeForce GTX 660 Ti/PCIe/SSE2 NVIDIA Corporation 4.5.0 NVIDIA 375.70

Blender Version
Broken: version: 2.93.1, branch: master, commit date: 2021-06-22 05:57, hash: rB1b8d33b18c2f
Worked: ???

Short description of error
Select hierarchy operation deselects objects and select only one hierarchy, only for active object/collection.
It is very confusing and make impossible to select content of 2+ collections (or parents) at once and operate with complex scenes and bunches of objects.

Event Timeline

I think it is because Active object paradigm was not handled properly during redesign.
Deleting used to work perfectly (video with 2.9.2 Alpha).

Also I am finding the fact that outliner hierachy tools stand for actual parenting hierarchy pretty confusing, since collections in outliner have their own complex hierarchies independent from parenting.
So names like "Select hierarchy" and "Delete hierarchy" in such a completely hierarchical tool as outliner are confusing.

@Paul Kotelevets (1D_Inc)
hm, yes, Delete work as expected. So here we have inconsistency at least.

What naming do you suggest instead «X hierarchy»?

Will confirm for now because this looks inconsistent.

At the end it is up to developers to consider this as a bug or else.

Pratik Borhade (PratikPB2123) changed the task status from Needs Triage to Confirmed.Jun 28 2021, 2:38 PM

@Paul Kotelevets (1D_Inc)
hm, yes, Delete work as expected. So here we have inconsistency at least.

What naming do you suggest instead «X hierarchy»?

I am not much fluent in English, but "Select Parented" probably would prevent me from trying to select a part of collection's hierarchy.