I am currently modifying an existing addons. My workflow is to change something in the python code then restart Blender to see the effect.

Is there a way to update the script without restarting Blender to check result? That would make my development process faster.


  • $\begingroup$ Try opening said script in the builtin text editor and pressing the Run Script button with the Register box ticked $\endgroup$ Sep 18, 2017 at 0:04
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    $\begingroup$ F8 reloads all addons. $\endgroup$
    – batFINGER
    Sep 18, 2017 at 2:14
  • $\begingroup$ See blender.stackexchange.com/a/28505/3292 if your addon has multiple files. $\endgroup$
    – splic
    May 9, 2018 at 21:15


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