Questions tagged [panel]

A panel is a user interface organization element. It provides categorization by separating displayed elements

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“panelized” procedural material

i'm working with a rust procedural material from another tutorial. I need each panel of my mesh to display an instance of the material, rather than having it connect across edges. That is to say, how ...
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How to create a panel with different properties for different objects

In Blender when I select an object and I change any setting, the other objects are not affected, but when I create a panel with properties from bpy.props, changing an intProperty on one changes it on ...
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How can I change the order of N-Panel tabs?

I want to be able to re-order the items and add-on tabs in the N Panel. For example, I use the add-on "Asset Management" a lot, so I would like it to appear first or second in the panel. How ...
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How to create a subpanel that has a checkbox - Python Blender [duplicate]

I am creating an Addon with Python and BPY, and I would want to have something like this: How are these things called? Subpanels? I have been looking and couldn't find any info. I would like to know ...
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General Python UI help [duplicate]

Ok, I've looked all over the place and I'm really stuck. I would like to have a panel with some input variables (like height and radius), which can be typed in. Then I would like a button that, when ...
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Python panel source code [duplicate]

I saw a tutorial where the guy right clicked on any object in the GUI (he chose Transform->Translate) and he got the Python source code for that panel with an indicator for the line where the ...
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How to control spacing/alignment of Label + Horizontal Enum Property?

I would like to achieve the layout of this panel but I'm having some issues. The example is from blender's Bevel Operator. As far as I can tell it's just an Enum Property without the enum_flag since ...
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bpy.types.PropertyGroup properties not updating when changed in Redo Panel

EDIT So after some more reading I now have the following, but still cannot modify any of the values... ...
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Blender output to 'INFO' panel

I have two operators which is subclass of Operator first draw dialog window and has button which call the second operator with ...
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Where i can find this properties panel in blender 2.79

i am trying to find this properties panel in blender 2.79 but i am not able to find it, can you guys tell me that does this panel exists in blender 2.79 or not?
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Python UI show value in panel after generation random property

Help me please to translate generated random values in integer panel property. I understand that the execute function create a new object every time, but for this simple example will be fine if the ...
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Material Preview Doesn't Update in Custom Panel

I'm trying to get Material Preview out of the Custom Panel, but it doesn't update when I change Materials? can anyone help me? ...
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Why can't I create new window

Here is a screenshot of my screen. I have been trying to drag a window for a timeline for a while and can't seem to be able to drag out a new window no matter where I drag. Not in any corner or even ...
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How to use both UI_Previews_Dynamic_Enum & Icon?

I used the UI_Previews_Dynamic_Enum Template (in Blender 2.9), and it works. But now I want to use Custom Icons, so I have copied Template UI_Previews_Dynamic_Icon. But only one of two works. If it ...
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Python API - Panel INSTANCED Flag

I have 16 collections of properties that I would like to display in a list of panels. It seems that the old way to do this is to write and register a new class for each panel, even though they are all ...
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How can I hide the name of the variable related to a list box

How can I hide the name of the variable related to a list box i want the text in the red box not to be seen ...
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How to get Property Panel attached My Panel?

I want to get "Use Count" Panel to attach to My Panel, what should I do? I know its Class is "PARTICLE_PT_render_collection_use_count", as shown below. Hope to get help, Many ...
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How to draw a Panel only in the Shader editor node editor (object type based)?

Like the question in the title, I would like to understand how to place a UI Panel only in the Editing of the Material nodes So it would be "Shader Editor" in Object mode. At this moment the ...
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How to change properties panel layout

I've watched information of new 2.9 changes and noticed that UI is more friendly. I've downloaded version 2.9 and I still can't get what I saw. I Googled but didn't find anything. I have added an ...
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When calling self.layout.operator() no button appears

Using blender 2.83.2 blender my personal addons aren't working. Calling self.layout.operator() no longer causes a button to appear in the panel which breaks much of the functionality. Anyone have any ...
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Size of button operator

I've the next operator as button: button = row.operator('operador.sinoptico', text=bpy.data.scenes['Scene'].mispropiedades.eyelid_top_R) Are any way to setup the ...
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How to make custom “create options” panel in bottom left

I want a panel in the bottom left to accept "create options"; like what you get when adding an mesh object. I've got a panel but no combination of ...
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Python- Panel and Redo Panel Hooks and Method

i'm using 2.83.4 and if someone could point me to a tutorial on hooking controls from a panel and how to get the redo panel to work right, that would help immensely! HalfKill is basically the same as ...
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Object Reference in Addon Panel [duplicate]

i'm developing a Facial Rig Panel, And I need to get the reference to an object(in this case the Armature) in a custom panel, similar to this picture.Or Maybe tip the Name of the Armature in a Text ...
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How to remove a custom draw function from the Top Menu?

I've added a checkbox to the custom Blender UI Panel with a function assigned to it which is being executed on every checkbox update. The idea of that function is to extend Blender Top Menu with the ...
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How to reset a panel to its initial state

I've created a panel with a number of other panels into it. Using it, I open panel by panel for doing my work. Then I've added an operator to reset its properties to their default state. I'd like this ...
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Checkbox array functioning as one. How do you separate the checkboxes

I trying to see if this is possible. I want to have the ability to choose which frames to re-render with checkboxes. First issue I am having is that the checkboxes active and de-active together. I ...
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Facing Problem in drawing UI Previews Dynamic EnumProperty

I am trying to Draw Dynamic Enum property and I started using a one of the templates provided with the blender. What I am trying to do: I have a Folder Test 2 in which I have 2 Folders - Blends Icons ...
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How to make operator (button) use my properties on execute?

I'm trying to create a simple panel for exporting models to fbx. After going through the templates and getting to grips with the layout etc. I'm struggling to actually get the properties I've created ...
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How can I instance a group of classes in Python to create a unique panel, operator, and propertygroup?

I have four classes: Panel class Property Group class Operator class Object Builder class (in a separate file) These classes connect together to create an object builder panel, which takes 2D ...
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How can I control the number of sub-panel instances from an IntProperty?

I'm learning how to create UI panels in Blender. I have an IntProperty that I want to specify a certain number of sub-panels for. So far I here: ...
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Expand box/UI/drop down in AddonPreferences to show more user preferences

This Code works fine CodeManx:- https://blender.stackexchange.com/a/19158/78916, but how would I get this work in an AddonPreferences cutom boxex? I can get it to work but it references 'object' '...
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Child UI Panel appears at the bottom of its parent

How can I make a child UI panel to not appear at the bottom of its parent? IS this possible? I could only find the bl_parent_id to set the parent UI Panel. ...
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Add node color to popup panel

I am traying to add node color and other material property to my pop up panel, but i was only able to add the Material Viewpor Properties so far. Also, how do one go about finding out this? I was able ...
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Connect a folding door with an armature without deforming the door panels

I am building a horizontal folding door with segments that open like a concertina. Method: I first select the door segments then the armature. Cntrl + P "set parent to" / Armature deform/ ...
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Hide Panel With Python

I have a class that extends bpy.types.Panel. When a combination of items are chosen in another panel, I want this panel to appear, but not otherwise. Right now the panel will always show after being ...
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How to change description in an operator depending on the option assigned in the UI?

I would like my operator, once created 2 different buttons in the panel, When I fly over the button with the cursor them they give 2 different tips, based on the assigned property. I don't really know ...
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Pass data between panels and operators [duplicate]

How can I pass data from operator to another operator in one panel? Specifically I have a dialog box, I want to get back the path of the selected box to a label and activate another operator(button) ...
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How to acces to EnumProperty value outside of “class SearchEnumOperator”?

I can't understand how to get the value of an EnumProperty outside this operator. This is an example with the panel where I would like to show the current value of this EnumProperty: ...
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HIDE_HEADER in bl_options over rides the panel location in the UI

I am assembling my first add-on and I have a particular order I would like my panels to stay in inside the UI. This is easily done by rearranging the order in which each panel is registered. However, ...
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What is the best solution to create a function that returns draw?

I have a classic UI panel, and I'd like to call a drawing function that always draws the same thing, and I was thinking of using a function. Actually I don't even know how to correctly ask this ...
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Material Properties-Material Preview doesnt show anything ( totally black)

I start to use blender for a month so i am a beginner. If its a bad question i'm sorry but i couldnt figure out the trouble. I'm using 2.83a In Tabs&Panes - Material Properties -the material ...
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How to have multiple same editor panels (eg. two user preference window) with different states?

I want to have two user preference windows so that I can quickly search for short cuts In one of them, and change themes or other settings in another one. The problem is, all user preference panels ...
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Blender Menu, Panel and Operator [duplicate]

There is a lack of clarity in where to use Blender menu, panel or the operator. I am familiar with inheritance in Qt where QDialog, QWidget, QMessageBox, QMainWindow are used as required. As a matter ...
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curve options pannel disapears after adding it [duplicate]

does anybody know why when adding a curve it appears its properties pannel and then when clicking anywhere it dissapears in blender 2.82a? As an example: i want to add a spiral but i want to adjust ...
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Can't set keyframes from custom operator panel

It's a floating Operator like this With use_property_decorate and use_property_split enabled, the 'Animate Property' dot does nothing. Clicking it will immediately gray out. Right-clicking on the ...
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Creating a panel with buttons in properties with an add-on [duplicate]

How do I use an add-on to create a panel in the "Scene" section of Properties? And, how do I add buttons to the panel? Thanks.
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Calling a function in operator to create a button

Hi this is probably very simple but it is proving difficult to archive I am basically atempting to make a button in the UI tools panel that can run any function I create Example ...
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How to add a custom panel to particle properties?

I'm trying to add a new panel to show up in the particles section of the Properties Editor. ...
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Hide Transform Widgets Display Panel

Greetings. Is there a way to hide this Transform Widgets Display Panel within the 3D Viewport, using python or otherwise? Also get it to stretch along it's width wider than it will go? I have multiple ...