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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Properties with min and max range looking at other property

I created an Add-on with lots and lots of min and max values. How can I made them looking at each other for the min and max value? ...
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Where do the add ons show after installation?

I have been trying to install the UV Squares add on and I think I did it right, I just do not know where to find it. I hit N after install and I have the same exact tabs as before install. If you ...
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Animation Loop Add-On Problem

So I've worked on a local add-on that would allow me to adjust the start frame and the end frame of the playback loop. I created an enum list with three options: default, A, and B. Basically want I ...
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can't set active vertex

I collect active vertex and later its index on a new bmesh. Then I change the selected verticies and compare, which index should the new active vertex have. Finally I add this to the bmesh history: <...
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How to “refresh” variables / selected components for an operator in python script?

I'm working on an addon changing selected verticies per keyboard. It collects data: ...
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Login problem with Rokoko add-on

The ROKOKO free plug-in is installed, but there is a problem when logging in to the account and password. Load Handler: Warning - Text missing for: tips_info Warning - Text missing for: ...
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Cell Fracture Crack it Addon Blender 2.9

I was following this tutorial by Tutor4U on Youtube that explains how to make a Text covered with mud being washed with water. He was using Blender 2.79 in the tutorial to generate the mud, I checked ...
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Problem with addon, 3D VR Scene inspection on linux. I cannot start VR seesion

When I set up scene and press Start VR Session button. The console aleart error, 'Failed to query OpenXR runtime information. Do you have an active runtime set up?' OS : Ubuntu 20.04 GPU : Nvidia ...
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Remove “Preferences:” label from AddonPreferences, no bl_label to “ ”?

I see no "bl_label" in "AddonPreferences" in the Blender API. One of the buttons in my AddonPreferences is "Preferences" and it would be nice to remove the default "...
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How can I change the size of a modal operator popup dialog box?

I have a modal operator that invokes itself and is called from an AddonPreferences PT. I have been trying to scale_x without success. A row.scale_x works within the size of the entire modal, it is 3....
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'Animation Nodes' Compared with 'Animation Nodes + Extra Nodes'

What are the main differences between the two Blender addons Nodes 'Animation Nodes' and 'Animation Nodes + Extra Nodes'?
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Why is my viewport frame rate so slow?

My pc has a CPU- Ryzen 9 3950X GPU- Quadro RTX 5000 RAM- 124 GB of G.skill Trident Motherboard- Giggabite Aorus x57 SSD- Samsung 970 Nvme M.2 1TB in it. But, when I use the "Grassgwald" add-...
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Fake_module: addon missing?

I recently installed 2.92.0 and transferred the settings from 2.90.x, then updated a bunch Add-ons. Everything seems to be fine, but there is a bunch of fake_module: addon missing message in the ...
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IntProperty Context Menu

I'm using a template list for a collection of items in my addon's N-Panel tab. The template list requires an IntProperty as the index which works great. However, when I right click on any item in ...
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loop tool does not create a circle

I want to make a circle edges loop using loop tool ads on. This is my edges And when I apply the loop tool circle this is what happened here's my blend file
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How to distribute without the occurart tool?

I can use array modifier, but I want to align four different objects. It could be a script. Please teach me. And why was oscurart deleted Objects I want to distribute.
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Can`t use HOps addon

I tried several versions of this addon none of them worked. I even switched (not because of that) from windows 7 to windows 10. I`m using blender 2.92.0. Mamma Mia pizza macaroni ...
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Blender - MakeHuman - MakeWalk [duplicate]

I use Character From ( Make Human) and I imported to blender I try Add BVH File to my Character but I faced This problem I cant Import BVH File when I do it by Make Walk My Character *.MHX My Motion *....
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Keymap of my addon gets lost after restart (solved)

I've scripted 4 custom pie menus for my own workflow and put them in one .py file including individual keymaps (A,S,D,Alt+A). The menus work fine and when I import the addon (prefs, install addon, ...
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Addon scripts overriding each other

I am having some trouble with my add ons. basically i have two add ons that append . blends. but they are both using the same script. so whenever i run the second add on it replaces the other one. I ...
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Blender bug adding image texture/reference/plane image

I´ve been having some problems adding image textures/plane images/reference images/etc to a project. It was working fine with Blender 2.92, then Blender started to crash. I downloaded Blender 3.0 ...
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Troubleshooting when Addons don't show up

There are often times when I install an addon (place the file/folder into my blender/2.XX/scripts/addons folder) and then it simply does not show up in the addons list within blender, so cannot be ...
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What is best practice for scripting custom panels and operators inside an Application Template?

I'm creating an Application Template, and I'd like to include some custom Python-based functionality. Specifically, I'd like to add at least one custom operator, and a panel for using that among other ...
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rigify face rigging isues

I'm trying to rig the face for a character with the rigify addon but every time I try, the mouth doen't open well. I don't know if it's because of the position of the bones or the scale or the weight (...
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Why can't I enable JewelCraft addon?

Tried reinstalling Blender, the add on itself, don't know what to do next.
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Create a configuration window for my add on

I'm making an add-on that is supposed to take in a lot of user-decided configurations . I know I can create panels and stuff, but I'd prefer to create a configuration window that pops up and fills the ...
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how to send property value as a message sent by multiple object?

i was working on a game and i need to send multiple property values from different objects through different scenes using message body set to "property" any ideas ?
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best practice for add-on generation with many functions single file or split it up?

This is quite a theoretical question. A simple function can remain inside an add-on text file. But what if you have many functions and your text file gets very long. Would it be better to split each ...
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How can I Apply material nodes when click image on Enum with Python?

I want my shader nodes to apply to an object when I click the image inside Enum I am using the Enum template ...
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import socket error in addon

I was trying to install the Blender Cloud addon and got a python error. It looks like it is trying to load the socket library but is failing. If I go to the Blender directory and run the python ...
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Trails Behind Projectiles

How would I add comic-like trails to projectiles, such as arrows? I have an example from YouTube, but the effect is done in another software. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K4lmGGSsFYg The effect ...
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Boxcutter - Mesh error when rendering

I've made some simple cuts using boxcutter, but when I export as an OBJ and open up the mesh in octane, the mesh has some bizarre errors. There are some triangular pieces of geometry jutting out where ...
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addon is not installed pro lighting studio

I have version 2.80 Blender. addon comes from version 2.80 and higher. the system says that the addon is installed but it does not appear in the list
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How open file browser to save a new blender file

I'm trying to open a file browser (similar the browser in the image bellow) where the user can chose a folder and file name to save a new .blend file with the selected objects. I want make a addon to ...
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Archimesh: Undoing bad topology with the walls: How?

Alright, allow me to specify. There is an add-on in Blender named Archimesh. It allows you to create rooms, including walls. You can add depth to those walls. Previously, putting in windows meant ...
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Is there an addon for renaming an object with a keyboard shortcut?

I want to use a keyboard shortcut to bring up a text field for renaming the active object. As far as I know, currently no such shortcut exists, and making one will require an addon. I seem to ...
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rotation_euler doing funky stuff on Y and Z

I have an addon I am creating to find location and rotation of an arrayed object. This is more for exporting the locations and rotation to an external program. I want to have the ability to set the ...
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How to set attributes in a Blender registered class dynamically?

Is it possible to set an attribute in a class dynamically? That is I don’t want to have the attribute (e.g. could be a property) defined in the body of the class directly, I want it to be defined ...
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Blender crashes when saving files, installing plug ins

I was trying to get back into blender after using another program for a while and a peculiar thing started occurring. When saving a file, even one containing just a simple cube and nothing else ...
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HairNet Add-on is screwy

Hi I'm still trying to work on a braid, but it keeps acting all screwy. The first image is the result and the second is what it looked like before. Then when I figure out that error it says that the ...
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Deployment of complex addons

On Blender 2.91.2, windows and linux Here is my situation: I have developed an Addon that uses several dependency python libraries. I first made an "install dependencies" button in the GUI ...
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FlipFluids & Ocean modifier as displacement. Baked frames in 3D view show all movements but rendered animation not. Manual keyframe ok. Any solution?

I have created a FlipFluids simulation in Blender 2.81 ( 2019-11-25 21:45) and added an Ocean modifier in displacement mode to the fluid_surface. Then I have baked the complete sim from within ...
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Diffeomorphic - Unable to use some hair

I’ve been trying to use the “Side Swept ROse Hair” for G8 into Blender but when I try to make hair, it just crashes (definitely a RAM issue). I’m not even able to separate the hair from the skull ...
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Add-On Creation Difficulties

Update After Comments So, an original issue with my code was fixed: I wasn't registering the script to a menu. However, that has been addressed and the issue with the add-on not appearing has ...
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Button in ui gray out, scripting sky shader with python

I am scripting an add-on and I want to make a button for creating sky shader. I type this, I want the nodes to work in WORLD space of shader editor. When pressing the button in UI, the add-on create a ...
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Is it possible to mirror annotations in blender 2.91?

Question is in the title. I find this would be useful to me because I can't apply a mirror to an object that has shapes keys. If I could mirror annotations, I'd be able to at least trace the outline ...
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Changing the location of panels in different categories in the Toolshelf (script needed)

I need to relocate some panels from the toolshelf in other categories. I noticed that the BSurfaces addon has a preference field that allows to relocate where it's panel is placed in the toolshelf ...
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cant upgrade pip in blender 2.92

I am fairly new to Python and Blender so please excuse my lack of knowledge. I have been trying to install an add-on for Sverchok (Scipy), but I cant install it using the pip option. I get a message ...
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Urho3D-Blender AddOn not Working

I am trying to install the Urho3D-Blender; however, it asks for an upgrade to v2.8x in the addon item (screenshot below), and it is not present in the Render pane. I started with Blender v2.92, then ...
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Cell Fracture Add-On Automatically Decimates Base Mesh

Wondering if anyone here can offer some advice on the Cell Fracture add-on. I am trying to fracture some very high-poly triangulated 3D scans but it seems that the Cell Fracture add-on takes it upon ...

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