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

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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 2.83.2 (now 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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...