Is it possible to create your own editor type with python? I know that I can edit the sources of existing ones like the INFO header. But I want to create a complete new one where I can place my operators.

  • $\begingroup$ what is an editor type? can you eleborate. $\endgroup$
    – Vader
    Feb 15, 2014 at 14:04
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    $\begingroup$ I mean the windows like 3D view or graph editor. Maybe its also called area.type $\endgroup$ Feb 15, 2014 at 14:08
  • $\begingroup$ It is refered to as Editor as well as Space type. I wouldn't call it Area type, 'cause an area is a generic type and does not store any Editor/Space related data (other than the type and references to the regions and spaces). An area.type is set to use a certain Editor or Space type for that area in Python. $\endgroup$
    – CodeManX
    Feb 15, 2014 at 22:54

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See API docs - Preface:

The Blender/Python API can’t (yet)...

  • Create new space types.

It can only be done in the C code:



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