Grouped objects "losing" grouping but not!

Jim Ault JimAultWins at yahoo.com
Mon Oct 2 10:41:22 EDT 2006


On 10/1/06 10:57 PM, "James Hale" <jehale at unimelb.edu.au> wrote:
> Seems you can GROUP object to your heart's content but, you can't ungroup
> them and you can't re-select the group at a later time (at least via the
> GUI.)

> 1   Has anyone else had this problem?
The real problem you are having is typical of anyone new to Rev.  The 'mode'
is the key... you can switch between 'select grouped' ON, which means that
the individual controls, etc are activated, or  'select grouped' OFF, which
means the group is activated, then you can turn on  'edit group'.

> 2   Any ideas on how to ungroup the objects?
By using 'select grouped' OFF, activating a group, choose ungroup from the
menu
> 3   Any idea on how to access the group via the GUI?
 'select grouped' OFF + activate + 'edit group' ON

Or use the inspector palette popup menu to select the group you want.  Using
the inspector is a more precise way to locate a particular group if you have
more than one and they are layered.

Also get in the habit of using the Application Browser to see how the groups
are nested and what objects are in each group.

Jim Ault
Las Vegas

On 10/1/06 10:57 PM, "James Hale" <jehale at unimelb.edu.au> wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> Recently I needed to group some objects on a card.
> 
> I selected the objects and then selected the "Group" command from the menu.
> 
> Great, objects all became one selection which I could then move around as
> one object INITIALLY.
> 
> After clicking somewhere else I needed to reselect the group. I clicked on
> one member object but only it was selected.
> 
> It turned out I was unable to select the group again. I then tried
> "ungrouping" by individually selecting objects and adding to the selection
> until I included them all but the "ungroup command was not available.
> 
> Ok, I will group them again. Same deal.
> 
> Then I notice that I now have TWO nested groups.
> 
> Seems you can GROUP object to your heart's content but, you can't ungroup
> them and you can't re-select the group at a later time (at least via the
> GUI.)
> 
> Questions:
> 
> 1   Has anyone else had this problem?
> 2   Any ideas on how to ungroup the objects?
> 3   Any idea on how to access the group via the GUI?
> 





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