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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How to simulate keyboard ESC command using Python builtin modules?

For my addon I need a function that simulates just a single ESC button event from the keyboard, using Python. I've tried many things and this seems to be the only way left to abort ...
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GIS add on doesn't work

I m trying to use the add on as in this tutorial and when i press get SRTM nothing happens. The image (attached below) that i cut from google maps appears in the bottom without any DEM. Also the ...
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How to select the layer above and below the current layer on Grease Pencil?

Does this feature in Photoshop exist in Blender's Grease Pencil? Also, could you develop an add-on for this feature?
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Is there a way to find out the last user operation using Python?

I'm currently working on addon and need to replace Render and Render Animation user operations with addon operations. The perfect way would be to re-link Blender original UI buttons and shortcuts ...
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My Blender disables all outside addons upon startup

It disables them with every new project and it's really annoying to have to go in and enable them every time. Have I clicked some weird setting?
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Install addons for Blender portable version to the portable folder instead of AppData folder? [duplicate]

Is it possible to install addons for Blender portable version to the portable folder instead of AppData folder? Currently it is installed at: ...
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Editing a multi-file addon?

How would I approach editing/reloading/printing to console a multi-file addon? There's a (someone else's) multi-file addon with a complex structure of libraries and classes with a bug in a ...
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How to have a static local variable in a Blender python add-on?

I'm working on an add-on where I want to have a static local boolean variable, but I'm not sure how to do it. The main bit of code is this, in the execute() function: ...
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How can I write a Python script to turn all normals on a curve to face outward…!

I’ve completed a few professional projects in C#/Unity, have worked through 90% of Microsoft’s Beginners Guide to Python, just started Python the Hard Way and have done a bunch of beginner Blender ...
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How to make layout panel for addon in the render properties window visible only for EEVEE?

I'm currently working on addon for EEVEE. The code below adds new panel to Render Properties window. ...
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(semi automated) merging of objects

I am looking to create a connection between different objects in blender, hoping to be able to automate the process by a simple function with a threshhold input. Does anybody know if this is possible ...
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Node editor Hexagon

I currently have the Maths expressions addon installed in blender. I know it has a hexagon preset already, but it comes up with this: 1) How do I fix this? 2) How do I make a hexagon?
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Bundling python library with addon

I'm making an add-on that uses the websocket library from python. Is there a way to include it in the add-on .zip file? Or do I have to add it to the site packages folder in blenders included python ...
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How to save addon preferences?

How to prevent addon preferences from getting reset? Each time I disable an addon, preferences gets reverted back to default.
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Show time of day in render

I am using the lighting sun position add-on in Blender 2.82 to render an animation. I want the viewer of this animation to see on which time it is. I only want the hours to show. So it should be a ...
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Butt Generator?

I've recently learned of a few addons such as MakeHuman and ManualBastioniLab for making ready human characters. I was wondering if there's something like that for individual body parts, like the butt....
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Help please. ERROR Traceback (most recent call last) when active a addons

When I try to activate the following addons I get this error. Try to uninstall and reinstall the program. Also delete the blender foundation folder in appdata. None of that worked. My operating system ...
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Batch exporting scene collections or selected objects using glTF-Blender-IO

devs, I'm still new with python and blender scripting. I tried eding the obj exporter that I found. Can someone help me me with this. Since I'm exporting tons of object groups, I need each of scene ...
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How do I get the selected object during bpy.app.handlers.frame_change_pre callback while rendering?

I would like to import an OBJ file, find its mesh object, and get its name. I'd like to do this during the bpy.app.handlers.frame_change_pre callback function. I have the following code, which is not ...
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Issue with materials library VX addon: materials only working on top of object but not on sides

I am trying to use the "Ant Snowy" material from the addon "material Library VX".When used on the top of an object it works fine, the problem occurs when it encounters an edge, the material after the ...
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Detect when auto keying is turned on/off via Python?

I want to make it VERY obvious when auto keying is turned on in Blender. I want to write an add-on where, if auto keying is turned on, Blender's theme turns to Blender Light. Otherwise, Blender's ...
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How do I get network render on RPi 4?

I'm looking to create a render farm at my house from Raspberry Pi 4s, but I'm checking on my 3 and there isn't a network render addon in the menu. Is it possible to bring the feature back somehow or ...
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i am having trouble with activating the cube surfer addon

i am using blender 2.82 and have installed the addon from https://github.com/porkminer/CubeSurfer i than followed the normal way to install addons to install addons in blender but when i try activate ...
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Blender 2.82 Properties cannot be added and used within an operator?

I was trying to go along with a 2.80 scripting tutorial.. But property names cannot be defined. Invoke works as intended but no idea why this is failing. ...
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Archipack Tools Location

I created a simple wall in blender using Archipack but any time I change it, height etc, it deletes all my windows, A little reading indicates that I must make it "safe to edit". "In order to ...
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Can I get the orientation matrix in real time?

I need to calculate the normal orientation matrix for the tool. There is a way to get a custom orientation matrix ...
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Blender 2.82 - addon missing? - Export to After Effects JSX

looking for info about this addon: Export to After Effects JSX A tutorial 2.8 shows the addon in "Testing" don't find it in 2.82
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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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Addon: Render burst - doesn't work as expected [closed]

It should do a Render batch for selected cameras, but it just keeps repeating the same camera and I can't cancel it. I have to kill it with task manager. Video:
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Blender UI panel custom property doesn't show up

I am currently learning how to create addons in Blender and now I got a problem. I try to create an addon which creates x times a math node. But when I try to create an IntProperty, it doesn't show ...
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How do I get the normal vector of a selected vertex?(BMESH)

I'm trying to Orient my gizmo according to the normals, but I can't do it exactly. Sometimes perfect, sometimes not. Can you tell me what's wrong? ...
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Import Lightwave Object LWO

I'm new in Blender, but close to 20 years of experience with Lightwave. I had read that you can enable LWO import in Edit > Preferences > Add-ons, but there's no Lightwave import option there. I ...
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Add on - rhino import not working

I am trying to install the jester king/import_3dm add-on. However I get this error. Anyone who might be able to help, thank you? Best Søren I add the zipped file via preferences/addon and Install ...
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BlenderGis get SRTM

I'm running Blender 2.80 and I installed the latest BlenderGis download. I am following this video tutorial to download data and it works MOSTLY. I can download a basic map, download OSM building ...
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Equivalent of mesh.tessfaces.add, foreach_set in 2.8

I have the following code in an addon: ...
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Everything Nodes?

A few years ago in blender community exploded an information that blender will make some game changing feature, they called Everything Nodes, but to this day, we have nothing more than one short video ...
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Openpose addon for Blender on Windows : how can python detect a video file?

Recently I have installed OpenCV and OpenPose for tracking the head of a 3d character created,rigged and animated in Blender 2.81 on Windows 10. When I use OpenCV I use this addon : https://github....
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Doubts about the addon for OpenPose

I've just installed OpenPose and pyOpenPose and the Blender addon for OpenPose on Windows 10,that you can find here : https://gitlab.com/sat-metalab/blender-addon-openpose On the webpage,they say : ...
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How to access Density/Flame grid via Python in 2.82 (Mantaflow)

Does anyone know how do I access the density/flame grid for the new Mantaflow fluid simulation engine in Blender 2.82? The old path still exists: ...
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I can't install any addons into Blender

I know this question has been asked before, but I can't really find a solution. This was happening years ago too I think, so... I'm pretty stuck. I've even re-installed my entire os since then, but I ...
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How to use cell fracture?

Seriously, how to use it? Because no matter what I do, I get an unusable mess. (Blender 2.81) Edit: I did manually now, someone may correct me but it seems not working with spherical objects... (I ...
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Auto Mirror add-on error 2.8a

I couldn't find any fix anywhere for this error: ...
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Text Fx addon doesn't work

I just downloaded the Text Fx addon because I wanted to make a digital speedometer in an animation. I downloaded the addon as instructed and selected install inside Blender preferences. It had a ...
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When building/compiling flip fluids, I just get a bunch of error s and a weird, partial build

Like the title states, when building flip fluid I get a partial build that can be installed as an add on into blender, but when I try to bake a sim it tells me that it cant find "libblpyfluid.dll" and ...
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Blender Error Message

When I install some (but not all) addons, I get an error message similar to: What is the reason and how do I correct this?
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How do I install Mantaflow into Blender 2.8.1a?

I'm new to using Blender. How do I install Mantaflow into Blender 2.8.1a? The YouTube videos I was watching say you need to download the Mantaflow experimental branch. That branch is no longer shown ...
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Blender 2.8 bpy.utils.unregister_class Not Working [duplicate]

I'm using Blender 2.8; the bpy.utils.unregister_class function throws the same error (bpy.utils.register_class works fine). For example, the ui_panel_simple.py template: ...
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blender 2.81 version add-ons missing? [duplicate]

I am just wondering if there is any information on what will be available for later versions of blender, as 2.81 no longer has rock generator as standard which is very annoying. Because many things ...
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How can I get a list shows which add-ons are enabled by user?

I want to know which add-ons in Blender 2.79 are enabled by me.
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How to import and use C3D data in 2.8x?

I would like to apply a mocap animation onto my armature but I don't know what to import C3D files properly. Almost all of the search results yield a link to this post and my Problem is that I can not ...

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