Questions tagged [add-on]

An add-on is a python script or plugin created to expand Blender's functionality. There are many add-ons in the official builds of Blender, and with every new version comes new add-ons.

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add-on FSPY won't project from inside object?

FSPY works fine for me when projecting from outside an object normally, but if the camera is inside it does not show the image for projection, only the object surface. I put camera visibility "...
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How useful is Hardops and Boxcutter on laptop? [closed]

I'm thinking of buying Hardops and Boxcutter, but I only have a laptop with no Numpad, so I'm asking here
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how to delete individual objects placed with the scatter objects addon?

i used the scatter objects addon (it comes with blender) to scatter city buildings and there is this 1 building thats just so out of place and i want it gone but all the scattered objects are the same ...
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Is this a bug in the toolbox addon

I created a tooth to print it 3d with this dimension (141,129,265) in mm. I apply the scale and rotation and location. The problem appears in the bottom of the ...
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Adaptively subdivide mesh based on mapped texture

I'm wondering if anyone has developed a method, or if one knows of an addon, to adaptively subdivide a mesh. I need to subdivide prior to rendering (this is for a 3d printed model), so adaptive subd/...
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Exporting a material+mesh list

So I'm working on a long term project which consits a file with over 100+ Meshes. Each mesh has number of different mats assigned to it. Is it possible to export a list from Blender which provides the ...
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Exposing Variables in addon OR opening file through addon

I wrote a script, which imports a .stl file and does stuff with it. Now I want to convert the script into an addon. Currently the file and directory are hardcoded, which doesnt make much sense in an ...
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Blender Addon Draw is recalled when i hover and unhover with invoke_props_dialog

With this code if I hover over the OK button, then hover anywhere else, then back to the OK, it recalls "hello". It will do this infinite times. How do I stop this from happening? ...
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i have problem when i calculate zero faces by tool box addon

I modeled a dragon and I am preparing it now to be printable : It selects nearly all the mesh, I do "merge by distance" is there a problem or what. This is the method of how I applied the ...
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From Control-Rig to Standard Bones

To solve the problem described in the article "Fixing Descending Stairs Walk from Mixamo", I used the Mixamo Control-Rig addon. Everything is well fixed. In the next step, I am trying to ...
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Socket Closes between function calls

I have written a module that is installed into Blender via Edit / Preferences... / Add-ons. Overall, it runs fine. A function in this module establishes a server socket: First "socket_runtime&...
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how should I install blender Shelfy add on?

I have been using maya for sometime and I found that they have something called shelves, you make a shelf and you add buttons that you use regularly in it. I found a add on called Shelfy and I tried ...
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Is there any way to add geometry to an object according to the "outline" of texture?

This is probably wishful thinking, but is it possible to add extra vertices to follow the texture of the object, without adding them manually with Knife or something similar? For example, this Mario ...
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How to solve sharp edges problem in order to obtain a model for 3d print?

I have run the 3D Print toolbox add-on of Blender. And, I have got that result, which can be seen at screenshot. I donot know what to do about sharp edges problem. How to solve sharp edges problem in ...
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Where are Collections stored from Geometry Nodes?

i am trying to find a Collection that is used from my Geometry Nodes (Collection Info), but it is not shown in the outliner. Where is it stored? Added by an Add-on
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Kind of asset selector

I'm beginning in blender, addons development I want to create simple add-ons who's creating some asset And I got a file with some assets, and I want to present them in a panel like the one in the ...
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Blender error: QuadRemesher doesn't work on my sculpting

This is the first time for me using this addon. Every time I try to remesh my sculpting this error appears on the screen: ...
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Update Float Property Based on Selected Object

I'm writing an add-on and have a float property which drives the thickness attribute of a solidify modifier for the selected object. Currently, the float property displays the last value assigned by ...
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How to use bpy.path.abspath('//') as default for StringProperty?

I would like to have a StringProperty of subtype DIR_PATH initialized to a default of bpy.path.abspath('//'). The property is on an operator with a poll() method that checks to ensure the Blender ...
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3D Print Addon Miscalculating Volumes

This doesn't occur consistently but enough for me to notice. I have Applied Transform /All and reset origin to geometry to no effect. The dimensions on this example are correct and correlate with edge ...
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How to give an addon keymap item priority over built in selection tools

I'm currently trying to make an operator that adds new selection methods to the node editor. To do this, I want to bind my operator to click-dragging the left mouse button with: ...
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Clearing custom normals not working as expected in add-on

I have a button in an add-on that is supposed to loop through your selected objects and clear custom split normals data, among other common mesh cleanup tasks. This code works perfectly fine in a ...
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How do I grab the header in an area?

I want to delete a context of an area except the header but there's no header method inside of bpy.context.window.screen.areas. ...
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How to trigger on shader node update?

I've been trying to create an add-on that should execute a function when I update anything on a shader node but I haven't managed to do it. I thought it may not be possible and was about to give up ...
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Blender armature presets not showing up

The problem is that suddenly the Add menu stopped showing the armature presets. The rigify addon is turned on and whenever I try to turn it off it never turns on again and shows this message: ...
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Blender 2.9 - Python - define addon properties

I checked Batex addon source code and other sources on internet Is there no safer way to define properties? I mean, what if an addon sets the same property in Scene for instance ? ...
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AnimAll is not working the right way with Proportional Editing

AnimAll Addon doesn't seem to work correctly with Proportional Editing
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I have a custom UI panel with an eyedropper that can select an object. How can I now create a linked duplicate of that object using Python?

I'm developing a simple addon and I need the ability to create a bunch of custom objects. I have gotten to a point in which I have a custom UI panel that has an eyedropper which can sample objects ...
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quixel Bridge texture

I tried to export a plant model on bridge but it looks odd on blender, it looks like it has no texture
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Align Active Object to Curve based on Eyedropper

FYI, this is based on my old question in previous post Is it possible to use single pointer to assign on multiple modifers' Pointer Properties at once?. Now, for my learning and experiement purpose, I ...
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Using AE2blend to import camera track from After Effects

I have recorded a very simple (I thought) bit of footage that I want to track and set as a floor plane. I used After Effects to generate a 3D camera track, which looks like it works: I installed ...
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Addon for generating diamond plate type of surface? [closed]

Is there an addon for this type of shape? I need to create an industrial floor. I tried with PBR materials, but when I scale it, the pattern tile repeats itself and looks incorrect. I also bought an ...
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Node Wrangler not working

I'm having issues using the node wrangler add-on. I've selected my model, went to shading, created a new material, and did ⎈ Ctrl + ⇧ Shift + T to find my folder with the different images. I select ...
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Graswald Pro - Renders are showing 50% fewer plants than preview [duplicate]

Graswald Pro is showing more particles in the preview than in the final render. Using Blender 3.1 and Graswald Pro 1.3.7
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Gscatter addon: is there a way to simulate wind?

I am using gscatter for grass weeds and other plants. With grasswald there was an option to animate wind. I cannot find anything like that with gscatter. Or is there a way to simulate the gscatter ...
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Grove Add-on: glitches in tree animtion

I am using the latest version of the addon grove and I am trying to make a growing tree animation. The add-on records the different growth stages for several frames and puts them into a sequence. Does ...
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How to fly leaves in Stylized Fantasy Tree?

I just downloaded Stylized Fantasy Tree Add-Ons, but have no idea how to let leaves fly/fall. I don't see any option for it. Is it possible to do it in the option or should I make it? If you watch ...
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How can I use custom node groups as node templates/presets?

I want to make my node groups available as templates/presets, but unfortunately the Node Presets addon provided for this does not work as expected with my geometry ...
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my boxcutter creates 2 figures and cuts wrong

I installed boxcutter on blender version 3.1.2 and can't work with it. when cutting, two figures are created, which do not disappear and the cutout works only with a cubic shape, and not the one I ...
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How do you work with a GitHub repo inside Blender.app/.exe? [duplicate]

What is a good method to update a GitHub repository without manually copy/pasting the entire repo into the Blender addons folder when developing Blender add-ons?
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Graswald add-on: render has less particles than preview

I am using the Graswald Add-on with Blender 3.0.1. When I render the image, the number of particles decreases. I cannot find any setting that explains the behavior. Thank you for your help!
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Why aren't my addons visible in the side bar (N-bar)?

I recently updated Blender from 2.83 to 3.1. On 3.1 my addons are not appearing in my sidebar. In Edit > preferences, they are checked and I should be able to use them but I have no way to access ...
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Offset difficulties with Images on Planes and Greenscreen/Transparent movie

I need to tweak the beginning time of a greenscreen image in "Images on Planes". It's a conductor who I filmed in front of a greenscreen in order to create one of those "virtual choir&...
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How to get addon from github [duplicate]

I'm trying to download an addon linked in a tutorial called UV squares but don't know how to get the file exactly from github. I think it's supposed to be free Here's the link, kindly help: https://...
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Where are the Screencast Keys. I installed the Add on. But now, nothing appears on the screen. Thanks

I installed the Screencast Keys Add-on. Blender 3.0 They worked fine... for a few days. But now, they do not appear at all. The Menu is there. All the checkboxes are clicked. But.. no Screencast Key ...
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How to change UI text depending on language settings Blender Python

I wan't my addon to be on multiple languages, how could I do it? taking for example a label layout.label (text = 'use') if the user has configured his blender in ...
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Mode switch (Object/ Edit/ Sculpt) as regular menu, instead of pie menu?

I am looking for a hotkeyable menu to switch modes with. There are a couple of addons which do this using a pie menu (Machin3tools is shown below). But, I prefer a menu, for changing modes. Like ...
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Blender Python Addon doesn't unregister (registers fine)

Disclaimer: I'm new to Blender Python. Thank you in advance for your assistance, and patience. I saw this related question but I'm not sure it applies here. I am developing an addon with a panel class ...
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Add custom buttons to the select header in Edit Mode?

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Where is the atomicblender utility panel?

This feels like such a basic question, but I'm just getting started with Blender. I want to use it to look at some .pdb files, so I'm using the atomicblender addon. I have successfully imported my ...
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