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Feature Request Readability issue in hierarchy with multiple scenes loaded

Discussion in 'Editor & General Support' started by Seith, Mar 15, 2021.

  1. Seith

    Seith

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    Dear Unity devs, there's currently a serious readability issue with multi-scenes in the hierarchy view. As a frame of reference, here's how it looks like with a selected game object when you only have one scene open:



    No problem spotting the selected object as it's clearly highlighted.

    Now here's how it looks like when you have multiple scenes loaded in the editor:



    As you can see, it's really tricky to spot the selected object at a glance. You have to spend a moment to mentally filter out what clearly appears "selected" but in fact isn't (the scenes themselves) before you can find the actual selected game object. And that's a big workflow hindrance.

    A way to mitigate the problem would be to add a color preference in Edit->Preferences->Color settings to let the user choose the color for either selected objects in the hierarchy or the color for scene headers (or both).

    Thank you for reading this...
     
  2. Mads-Nyholm

    Mads-Nyholm

    Unity Technologies

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    Noted, we will look into it.