Std Group

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Std Group.svg Std Group

Menu location
Tree View → Right click on the document name
Default shortcut
Introduced in version
See also
Draft SelectGroup, Draft AddToGroup


This command lets you create a group in the tree view. It can be used for organizing the structure of your model.


  1. Right-click on the name of your FreeCAD document in the tree-view and choose Create group.
  2. A group will be created automatically and give the icon of a directory and an automatically chosen name.
  3. You can rename the group by right-clicking on the group and choosing Rename or pressing F2 on your keyboard.
  4. Push FreeCAD objects into the group or pull them out of the group by dragging and dropping the desired objects

Group with objects.png


  • DataLabel: Name of the group


A Std Group is formally an instance of the class App::DocumentObjectGroup, whose parent is the basic App DocumentObject (App::DocumentObject class).

FreeCAD core objects.svg

Simplified diagram of the relationships between the core objects in the program. The App::DocumentObjectGroup class is a simple group that just points to other objects.


Following command adds new group to the active document:



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