I have a situation where I can’t apply a material to an object or edit it at all. The object in question is linked from another file, but I don’t know exactly how I did it or what the name of the process is. It’s been awhile since I made this object and I was following an exercise in a book. Therefore it’s challenging for me to figure out how to fix it.
The object has an orange outline and its own axis.
In the outliner there is a group icon next to it that when the cursor hovers over it gives me the URL of the object on my local machine.
My questions are, what is this type of linking is this and how to I break it so that I can apply materials? I’ve tried to unlink it or ungroup it using conventional methods but that is not working.