I want to incorporate in my Blender interface (in my addon) a text box that allows you to write notes on several lines (as in the text editor script). Currently, what I find in Blender are text boxes on one line!


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As far as i understand there is currently no way to have multiline text boxes. However there is a solution in work which will allow multi line tool tips:


From the comments i think that this patch will also allow multiline text boxes as a side effect.

  • $\begingroup$ thank you for your response. Too bad it does not exist in Blender. This can be useful when you want to annotate objects (in collaborative work) in architecture, CAD ... $\endgroup$
    – user6230
    Sep 27, 2014 at 10:26
  • $\begingroup$ Looks like multi-line text boxes are coming in Blender 2.8: archive.blender.org/wiki/index.php/Dev:2.8/UI/Workshop_Writeup/… $\endgroup$
    – Justas
    Jun 28, 2019 at 18:58

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