Actions menu

The Actions menu shows actions that are available in your current context. 

💻Right click in the viewport to open the Actions menu.
🥽Use the top button of the support hand to open the Actions menu.

Actions

Options at the top of the Actions menu are those most commonly used to manage layers. The following actions are available:

Selecting a group that contains multiple layers will make the actions below affect all the layers within that group.

Actions

In order from left to right:

ActionDescriptionContext
Create a new layer.Creates a new layer, scopes into the new layer, and switches to the Clay tool.Always available

Duplicate selection.


Duplicates all selected objects.

The Select tool has shortcuts to quickly duplicate a selection without the Actions menu.

Requires one or more layers to be selected.
Flip selection.

Flip the selected objects along an axis.

💻 Ctrl + click the translation control of the gizmo (the cone) to flip an object along that axis.

Requires one or more layers to be selected.
Delete selection.Delete all selected objectsRequires one or more layers to be selected.
Make stamp.Create a stamp from the selected objects.Requires one or more layers to be selected.

Grouping

Learn more about Grouping and scene structure here.

In order from left to right:

ActionDescriptionContext
GroupCreate a group from the selected objects.Requires one or more layers to be selected.
UngroupAll selected groups will be ungrouped.Requires one or more groups to be selected. 
MergeFlattens all selected objects into a single layer. This can be a slow operation when high resolution layers are selected.Requires more than 1 layer to be selected.

Resolution

In order from left to right:

ActionDescriptionContext
Increase resolutionIncrease the resolution of the current layer or selected objects. Increasing resolution allows for more detail but can impact performance.

Requires one or more layers to be selected.

Decrease resolutionDecrease the resolution of the current layer or selected objects. Decreasing resolution decreases the amount of detail possible but can improve performance.Requires one or more layers to be selected.
Sample resolutionSet the resolution of the current or selected layer to match that of another layer.Requires one or more layers to be selected.

Symmetry and Repetition

You can learn more about Symmetry, Repetition, and Locking here.

Symmetry

ActionContext
Toggle Mirror symmetry.

Requires layer scope.

Toggle Radial symmetry.Requires layer scope.
Set number of radial duplicates.Requires layer scope and Radial symmetry must be enabled.

Repetition

ActionContext
Toggle Mirror repetition.

Requires group or scene scope.

Toggle Radial repetition.Requires group or scene scope.
Set number of radial duplicates.Requires group or scene scope and Radial repetition must be enabled.

Visibility


ActionContext
Hide selection.

Always available, but no impact unless an object is selected.

Show all - unhide all hidden objects.Always available, but no impact unless objects are hidden.
Isolate scopeWhen toggled on, any out of focus layers will be automatically hidden.

Boolean

Learn more about Booleans here.

ActionContext
Begin Union boolean operation.

Requires one or more selected objects.

Begin Difference boolean operation.Requires one or more selected objects.
Begin Intersection boolean operation.Requires one or more selected objects.