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Object Class

Base class for all objects Unity can reference.

Any public variable you make that derives from Object gets shown in the inspector as a drop target, allowing you to set the value from the GUI.

Variables
name

The name of the object.

hideFlags

Should the object be hidden, saved with the scene or modifyable by the user?

Functions
GetInstanceID

Returns the instance id of the object.

Class Functions
operator bool

Does the object exist?

Instantiate

Clones the object original and returns the clone.

Destroy

Removes a gameobject, component or asset.

DestroyImmediate

Destroys the object obj immediately. It is strongly recommended to use Destroy instead.

FindObjectsOfType

Returns a list of all active loaded objects of Type type.

FindObjectOfType

Returns the first active loaded object of Type type.

operator ==

Compares if two objects refer to the same

operator !=

Compares if two objects refer to a different object

DontDestroyOnLoad

Makes the object target not be destroyed automatically when loading a new scene.