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:

ActionContext
Create a new layer.Always available

Duplicate selection.

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

Requires one or more layers to be selected.
Currently Inactive

Unlink selected objects.

This converts selected instances into standard objects.

This does not break all related links, if 2 or more unselected layers are linked to a selected object, this will not break the link between the unselected objects.

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

Grouping

Learn more about Grouping and scene structure here.

In order from left to right:

ActionContext
Group selection.Requires one or more layers to be selected.
Ungroup selection.Requires one or more groups to be selected. All selected groups will be ungrouped.
Merge selection.Requires more than 1 layer to be selected.

Resolution

In order from left to right:

ActionContext
Increase resolution of selection.

Requires one or more layers to be selected.

Decrease resolution of selection.Requires one or more layers to be selected.
Match resolution of selection to 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.

Locking

ActionContext
Toggle Mirror Lock.

Always available.

Toggle Radial Lock.Always available.

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.

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.