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Add "Select Parent" Keyboard Shortcut

Would be nice to have a “Select Parent” Shortcut.

Basically adding this function

to

and by default selecting the parent directly above the currently selected element.

Another implementation would consist of functionality like switching tabs in Chrome: Cmd/Ctrl+Page Up = go tab left, Cmd/Ctrl+Page Down = go tab right. In Bubble that could be Cmd/Ctrl+Page Up = [Select parent] and Cmd/Ctrl+Page Down = [Select the element under the current element] — as a result of these functional shortcuts you could very quickly navigate across multiple layers :sunny:

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I’ll second this request. This would be incredibly helpful, especially when I have an element (ex. repeating group) nested inside of a group that has a snug fit.

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This describes my main issue nicely. I can’t select tightly-knit outer layers without first clicking an inner nested layer, opening the option panel, scrolling down, clicking select a parent dropdown menu, figuring out which layer I need to select in order to get to the outer layer I am trying to get to in the first place, and clicking again.

I third this request. I have the same issue. After I work around use the edit dialog, I also find it hard to make slight adjustments because this path removes the ability to move the selected group around with the arrows. I often try to click and drag it with the mouse which just sets to focus back on the child object. The only way to move the parent group that I have found is to go through this and move the handles using the mouse or type new coordinates in. In addition to the OP’s hotkey, I would also suggest another hotkey or “shift” button modifier that allows us to drag a focused group without selecting any child object inside it.