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How to access basic type information of Custom Properties?

I'd like to access user-defined custom properties (those that can be created by clicking the "+ New" button in the Custom Properties panel) and their type information in Python. So if I ...
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How to make a collection's custom property animatable?

As far as I understand, custom property in UI, is nothing more than an "add-on" written in python. But for some reason collection's custom property cannot be animated. Does anyone have any ...
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Unable to access custom properties on collection asset

I have one Blend file with a Collection that has a custom property with "Library Overridable" enabled. However, when I use the Collection as an asset in another file, I can't access the ...
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Accessing custom properties, python

In my addon I'm declaring an enum that is storing 3 properties. I tried to read up on how to pass properties between files, but I can't figure this one out. I would like to access the properties from ...
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Rigify: How to regenerate a rig while preserving custom properties of control bones?

I am adding Custom properties to certain controls Rigify creates. In this case to control the Iris shader of the eye to make it grow/shrink. I don't want to create a whole other control for this if I ...
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How to hide properties in the "Adjust last operation" of custom operators?

I'm trying to create a custom operator to help me building armatures. It should change behavior depending on a custom property defined in the operator class. In addition, the "Adjust last ...
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Is it not possible to store UI-related variables in the Panel itself?

I'm making a custom panel for a pet-project, very new to Python and Blender. One thing I noticed that in all example panels I can find, all input is stored in global objects, like scene object. I ...
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spinning a propeller (propeller changes its rotation direction and speeds up before stopping)

iam trying to control the rotation speed of a propeller in Blender using a custom property for RPM (Revolutions Per Minute), and i want the propeller to gradually increase from zero to a high speed ...
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How to avoid circular imports? (How to import modules)

In Blender, as far as I know (please point me if I'm wrong), we can't make: import some_file_in_our_folder (With modules inside our addon folder). This forces us ...
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How to add a custom propery to a PoseBone, with changed values for min/max ect?

There are a lot of simple examples to add custom properties, but since Blender 3.0 there have been some API changes that made it a bit confusing to create via python some custom properties to PoseBone ...
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Is there a way for a Geometry Node to get a value from an Instancer custom property, e.g., on the object's collection instance?

I'm trying to make a Collection Instance asset that contains objects with Geometry Nodes, and be able to have parameters on the Collection Instance affect the Geometry Nodes. For example: I have an ...
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Register property which is in another file

In order to make my code a bit more organized, I decided to put all my properties in an external file. However, when I do so, I get the following error when attempting to attach my properties to ...
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how to make driven scene properties update in the UI?

I am writing an addon that has a property which needs the #frame driver, but when I play the timeline automatically (space key to play), the value doesn't update in the UI. However, when you drag the ...
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how can I find what objects reference a custom property?

I am animating a figure. The rig has over 200 "drivers" which point to custom properties on the armature. I cannot figure out how to trace the custom properties into the armature itself. ...
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How to use a PropertyGroup inside the Preferences?

I would like to create a PropertyGroup and use it to store some preferences. A list of folders with some additional information for each folder. There will be a ReScan button to check for updates in ...
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Animating custom attributes with python

I'm looking for a way to animate custom Blender attributes. Let's say we have an attribute created using the solution from this post: Manually setting custom attributes per edge / vertex / etc ...
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I want to make an audio visualizer that accumulates the input from a f-curve data rather than vacillates between values. How can I accomplish this?

The specific effect I'm going for is a noise texture on an object to move a little bit farther each time a sound is played from an audio file. Essentially I want it to accumulate the values from the f-...
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Delete all custom properties from selected object?

Seen bunch of threads for deleting every custom property from the whole scene, but not for the currently selected object. Or selected objects.
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How to store custom properties that use int and float vector property to json?

I wrote a simple code that gets the custom properties I've added to materials and stores them in a dictionary, then this dictionary I write to json file. And it worked until I added IntVectorProperty ...
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I created a dice cube model using a tutorial and i would like to expoert the subdivision holes as properties to unity3d. how can i do it?

This is the tutorial : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xrzvb8HJV-8&t=2s This is the model in my blender: in the video tutorial it's on minute 9:31 Extrude Faces Along Normals and then when you ...
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How to add custom bool property to 3D VIEWS Areas with Python

I am trying to find a way to add a bool property to Areas that are of type 'VIEW_3D'. What I am trying to implement is a mechanism where I would have a simple On/Off switch for each visible 3D VIEW so ...
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Custom properties export to .csv

I am trying to write a script that would write me .csv file containing custom properties, name, location, rotation and dimension info of selected objects. It works fine accept of info from custom ...
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"attribute is read-only" error when trying to set a PointerProperty of a Shader Node

I'm working on a addon that makes use of custom node groups that has a Pointer property that holds a specific custom class type. like that: ...
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Can I edit Boolean Array Custom Property's booleans' names?

I want to put names on these booleans (like "Default" is the first one) but I can't seem to find how to do it.
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How can I create a custom property set for the objects using Python?

I have to code a custom property and quantity set for objects in my Blender scene using Python. I'm a rookie in this kind of stuff, is there someone who can help me? Thank you! I've tried to follow ...
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Is there a way to copy a Custom Property from one Bone to another ? Either on the same rig or across rigs

I've seen this answered for objects but I see nothing when it comes to bones. I've played around and done some research, I'm wondering if it is even possible ? -Without having to write a python script....
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I don't know how to insert a key into a custom property in Python

I want to insert a keyframe into a custom property that I have set up. I have tried to do this in past posts, but have not been able to. Could you please give me some advice? ...
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How2 keyframe & trigger (retrieve+play) an action incl variable transform values (custom attributes) as with an Action Constraint (no timeline)?

My goal is similar to interactively actuating a controller to drive action constraints, but where some keyframes include variables (pref. custom attributes) for transform & shape key (and shader ...
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3Dmax "user defined properties" similar in Blender

Is there a way in add 'User Defined Properties' in Blender like in 3DMax
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How can values transferred to Blender be changed to float type?

I transferred data from Matlab to Blender. The data is stored in the variables prop0-prop5 (6 variables in total) The values I transferred are decimal, and when transferring the data to Blender I see ...
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Help Fix shapekeys to custom bone properties addon

There's this free addon that allows creation of custom driven properties from shapekeys automatically using python by selecting the mesh then the bone you want to assign the custom properties in pose ...
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Function to keyframe any custom property; curve created but animation ignored

The original question was in fact ridiculous, a very basic syntax mistake. I corrected the error. But something more interesting occurred : Although the animation curve is created, it is ignored and ...
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Color shader driver help

I want to make a driver that changes the color in a mix color node from one color to another color using a custom property on a rig. What is the best way to go about this?
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Object Custom Properties values into a string in Geometry Node

How to use Object Custom Properties values in Geometry Nodes? Here I want an string input linked to the value of name field of the Object Custom Properties. Thanks
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How do I compare to a custom property list?

I created a custom property group with a list of strings (populated with the name of image textures). How do I compare the list of textures in my scene to this custom property list? ...
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property driver driven by a custom property not working in other blend file

i made an addon that uses custom properties to drive other properties within that file. but the thing is, it only works in that file. when i append the collection containing everything into another ...
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In the Blender 3D viewport (TOP VIEW) When I turn on the shadow option... how can I adjust the position of this shadow?

In the Blender 3D viewport (TOP VIEW) When I turn on the shadow option... how can I adjust the position of this shadow?
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