Object list - Working with 3D objects

Learn everything about Vectary's object list and how to work with 3D objects.

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What is Object list

Object list is located at the bottom left corner of the scene. Unlike layers in 2D design tools, the order of the objects in the 3D space does not really matter. You can make your objects invisible, rename them, edit them separately, or create new objects and reorder them by dragging. 

How to create a new object

  1. Click on the Object list icon
  2. To create a new object, simply click the “+ New Object”.

What is active object

Only the active object is editable. The active object is highlighted in purple in teh Object list. Click the object to make it active.

How to make 3D objects invisible

  1. Click on the Object list icon
  2. Hover over the object list item and click the eye icon to enable or disable the visibility of the object. Hiding objects has never been easier. 

How to lock the object

  1. Click on the Object list icon
  2. Hover over the object list item and click the lock icon to lock or unlock the object.

How to duplicate 3D object

  1. Click on the Object list icon
  2. To duplicate an object, click the Duplicate icon in the triple dot menu right in the object list item.

How to rename 3D objects

  1. Click on the Object list icon
  2. Double-click on the object’s name and type in a new one.

How to delete 3D object

  1. Click on the Object list icon
  2. Select an object and click the DELETE icon in the triple dot menu right in the the object list item. You can also delete an object in the Selections panel in the upper left corner by clicking the Delete icon.

How to merge 3D objects

  1. Select the objects that you want to merge by clicking on object items (Click + Ctrl) . 
  2. Now you can merge objects in the Actions panel in the upper left corner by clicking the Merge icon.  

How to group objects

  1. Select the objects that you want to group by clicking on object items (Click + Ctrl). 
  2. Now you can group objects in the Actions panel in the upper left corner by clicking the Group icon.