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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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UI Components and Layout Gallery (or Template)

I'm interested to know if there is a "goto" source/gallery to see all of the Blender (python) UI components/panels. Something like, https://getuikit.com/docs/progress. It would also be helpful to ...
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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 ...
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Button with Multiple Operations/Functionality

I would like to code multiple functions (operations?) to a single button that is on a Display panel within the 3D viewport, and which will have toggle functionality. This is what I have so far. I'd ...
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Python Panel Dropdownlist and Integer Button [duplicate]

I am trying to create a dropdownlist and a increment/decrement button in my custom UI Panel. I can't seem to find how to do this. Does anyone know how? Here are visual Examples Thank you in advance ...
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How to Create an Image Output Panel with the File Format Menu?

I want to incorporate an image output panel similar to the one below into a Blender addon. But I am not sure how to create it on my own (especially with different settings for different file types). ...
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How to make the panel detect that the operator has been executed correctly?

NOTE : There are already two posts concerning this problem but I can't find an answer in them. I enclose the link that leads to it: Answers Hy everyone, I have in my script, a panel and an operator. ...
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How to manually set selected item in UILayout.template_list?

I want to select a item from UILayout.template_list from script, not from user interaction. I use following setup: ...
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Operators panel missing [duplicate]

I wanted to make my very first blender donut yesterday. I have ver 2 82.7 When I add the torus it pulls up a floating menu where i can amend size and segments. When I click anywhere else this Add ...
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Why in some cases my icons disappear from the panel?

The code shown here is essentially what I am using to load the icons contained in the path of my addon. It is not the first time that I use this method, and it has never bothered me until now. However,...
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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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How to create a button on the n-panel?

I would like to make a custom button on the N-panel. I already went through blender's templates and amended the ui button script to 2.8 but I don't understand where and how I should implement my code ...
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How to achieve minimizable sub panel [duplicate]

My question is simply how to achieve a minimizable subpanel, like the "Display" subpanel in the picture. I have not found any resources that explains this. I know I can use the ...
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How to Close Tab/Window

I've looked everywhere but I can't find the solution. How can I remove the 'this window' tab from my environment? I want to close it. UPDATE: Needed to be using a mouse instead of trackpad to see the ...
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Is it possible to change the active bl_category with python?

Assuming that the bl_category has a name, and is listed together with "Tool" "View" "Item", which are natively exposed in blender in the ...
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How to assign PointerProperty in Operator through UI?

I have multiple instances of class LayerSettings(bpy.types.PropertyGroup), which is simply a group of variables. These are stored at the scene level (they're a ...
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How to display the “animate property” diamond keyframe insert button (2.8x)

I am making a custom panel for a rig and I would like to be able to easily insert keyframes on my rig properties the same way we can already do in the default properties panel. I'd basically like to ...
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Is it possible to avoid interaction in the “UI” panel of a FloatVectorProperty?

I have a FloatVectorProperty that refers to the current scene. But I would like the panel to avoid the popup when clicking on the color shown in it. Is there an option that denies access and therefore ...
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Contextually grey out panel element in python 2.8

I have a panel with split column. In the 2nd row is 3 boolean variables. I want to grey out the 2nd and 3rd option by default. I want the 2nd to be changeable if 1st is true, and 3rd to be changeable ...
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Is there a way to display a multi-lines message in panel / popup?

My add-on performs diverse measurements on an arbitrary number of selected objects. The measurements results are printed to the console and saved to drive as tabulated data and ...
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How to get the Transform panel to show up again in Video Sequencer?

You know anytime you Move, Rotate or Scale something in the 3D Viewport, a box pops up in the lower-left corner that shows how much and by what axis you did the transformation? This is super handy ...
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Does blender GUI toolkit have a widget for showing bitmap or svg images? [duplicate]

Does blender GUI toolkit have a widget for showing bitmap or svg images? If not, what would be the best approach to implement that? I understand this is not what blender is built for, but I was ...
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Blender 2.8 UI layout hide rows

I can't figure out how to achive something like this in my custom blender panel. I mean a group of properties that can be hidden.
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what file to put float property and properties class blender 2.8

Thanks in advance for any help :) Premise: I have three .py files for my blender addon: 1. init.py 2. panel.py 3. quadfaces_op.py I'm trying to make a float slider that controls the face and shape ...
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How to listen to UI element change or selection state?

I can’t figure out how to add listeners to dropdowns in UI panels. I copied some example of dropdown to select an Action: ...
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Script to view animation preview panel in fullscreen

Similar to this post: How to make the sequencer 'Preview' area fullscreen with python? I am trying to have my script set the animation preview window to fullscreen without any other panels/...
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How can I display the currently selected settings in a panel?

In my panel I have 3 buttons you can press. Each one will change the File format type to a different setting. I would like to add text above the buttons that displays "Current Selection:" and then ...
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Different text size in panels

The panel on the left has small unreadable text and the panels on the right are readable. whats up with this? how do i get the left panel to be readble again. when I open a new file its normal but i ...
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Python - How to Add a Text Field to the UI? [duplicate]

I'm trying to create a text field in the UI that will allow users to enter a directory path, then press a button to export an fbx file to that path. The Button creation into the UI works great. ...
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Operator Window

I currently have an operator in a script I'm developing. In this operator, I call bpy.ops.mesh.fill_grid() while in edit mode. I want to get this panel in the ...
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How do i display the Lengths of an object in 2.8

How do i show the lengths of objects in 2.8?. For example in 2.79 i could scale a wall or floor and it would display the length on the edges.
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How to add a checkbox to a panel header?

I'm trying to find out how to add a checkbox to a panel header so panel can be deacivated (as well as storing that checkbox value in some property). It may be quite obious task, but I didn't find any ...
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Bring up the operation panel

How do you bring up the operations panel for an object after accidentally clicking into the 3D View? For example when you bring in an cylinder you can set its properties i.e. the number of vertices ...
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Expand Panel in 3D View Python

I have currently created a panel in Blender's 3D Viewport as shown in the following image: However, the panel is compressed to the point where you can't even read its title. How can I expand the ...
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How to compile template_list with some object in scene 2.8

I was looking at this uilist, but I understand very little about how to replace materials with objects: ...
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Is there a way to organise the right hand sidebar in 2.8?

As all plugins/add-ons in Blender 2.8 are now added to the right hand sidebar, I find that mine is now becoming so full it's impossible to read what each add-on is. Is there a way to better organise ...
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How to have a custom floatproperty based on the selected face? (Knowing that it is not possible)2.8

Reading here and I saw that there is no possibility of having a custom property based on a selected face, but in blender I think you can do "Hackerate" and fly over this problem. I think for example, ...
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problems after reinstalling 2.8 in mac. weird acting, transparent panels, and crashes [closed]

Just reinstalled blender 2.8 cause my previous 2.8 had some issues with the parts of the bones in armature. It´s the second try (yesterday it happened the same, but tried again today with newer ...
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How to populate UIList with all material slot in scene? 2.8

I make that script (Copy a piece from template UIList) Now i can draw My box with inside the active object material but i want to populate that with all material in scene, i not undertand , how to. ...
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How to display and use operator properties in a custom UI panel? [duplicate]

For example, as you can see in the keymap preferences, there are operators that have properties, like this Smooth Vertices: With this little code ...