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I'm confused about how to declare a panel.

I've tried to write a simple panel but it doesn't work:

class TestPanel(bpy.types.Panel):
    bl_idname = "object.test"
    bl_label = "test"
    bl_space_type = 'VIEW_3D'
    bl_region_type = 'TOOLS'
    bl_context = 'sculptmode'
    bl_category = "test"

    def draw (self, context):
        layout = self.layout

I would like which values can be used in bl_context

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In you specific case, the bl_context you are looking for is sculpt_mode. There are many others including:

  • objectmode
  • mesh_edit
  • curve_edit
  • surface_edit
  • text_edit
  • armature_edit
  • mball_edit
  • lattice_edit
  • pose_mode
  • imagepaint
  • weightpaint
  • vertexpaint
  • particlemode
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    $\begingroup$ Handy list, the docs don't help much. . Is it worth noting what the equivalent Panel.poll(...) test would be, eg "objectmode" context.mode == 'OBJECT' $\endgroup$ – batFINGER Jul 16 '18 at 15:09

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