Parenting (Grouping)

To create a group of object you need to make one of them parent of the others.

This is simply done by selecting at least two objects, pressing CTRL-P and confirm on the dialog Make Parent? which appears. The active object will be made parent of all the others. The center of all children is now linked to the center of the parent bya dashed line.

Now, Grabbing, Rotating and scaling the parent makes the children being grabbed, rotated and scaled likewise.Parenting is a very important tool and has many advanced applications which will be discussed in subsequent chapters.

By pressing SHIFT-G with an active object you are presented with the Group Selection menu (Figure 3). This contains:

Figure 3. Group Select

You remove a parent relation via ALT-P. You can (Figure 4):

Figure 4. Freeing Childrens