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Some of my scripts scripts are broken e.g.

bpy.ops.pose.armature_layers(layers=sel_layers) # 2.6 api

has been (unnecessarily) renamed to

bpy.ops.pose.bone_layers(layers=sel_layers) # 2.7

In the 2.71 RC1


leads to an error:

TypeError: Converting py args to operator properties:  enum "BUILTIN_KSI_LocRot"
 not found in ('Available', 'WholeCharacter')

And seems no longer to respect the bone/armature layers.

The latest documentation I found is:

which is not accessible from the navigation pages from, manipulating the version part of the URL neither works (tried 2_71, 2_71RC1, 2_71_RC1).

Where can the 2.71 API be found?

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This url is always redirected to the latest API documentation.

As of the time of writing, it redirects to blender_python_api_2_71_0/.

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The documentation hosted online for blender's python api docs is generated from blender's source code. While you will most likely find it awkward to search through the source code for the information you want, you can generate the latest api docs at any time similar to how you can build your own version of blender from source.

Blender uses sphinx to generate the api documentaion. Details of generating the api docs is here.

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Help -> Python API Reference Takes you to the API documentation page for the version of Blender you're running (which is mostly what you want).

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