The Hierarchy section is a tree view of all the items that are on the stage, arranged by their parent/child relationships.
Each row in the Hierarchy section represents an item on the stage. A circle button with an arrow appears next to items that have children nested under them. This button allows you to expand and collapse the list of children.
To change the parent/child relationships of objects you can either drag and drop, use the Pick Parent tool (press
Pto active it), or use the Pick Child shortcut (press
Cto active it).
Drag and drop to change parent/child relationships.
Double click on a name to change it.
Double-click on anything to rename it.
By default, toggling the visibility of an item also toggles the visibility of all its children.
Toggling visibility of an item also toggles the visibility of its children.
To toggle only the visibility of the hovered item without affecting its children, hold
Cmdin Mac and
Ctrlin Windows while clicking the visibility icon.
Hold Cmd/Ctrl to not affect children when hiding an item in the Hierarchy.
Altwhen clicking the visibility icon to hide all other items, apart for the hovered item and its children.
Hold Alt to toggle visibility of others.
Lock items to prevent selecting and manipulating them on the Stage.
Hover your mouse cursor over an item on the stage and press
Hto scroll the Hierarchy to this item. This is a quick way to navigate the Hierarchy, particularly in very large files.
You can filter the entire contents of the Hierarchy Panel by pressing
Fon Mac, or