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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 ...
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Can I set region width with python?

I can get TOLLS width with code: for region in bpy.context.area.regions: if region.type == "TOOLS": print(region.width) break I can't set it ...
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Why does my custom addon panel gets deleted after I press x to delete objects in my scene?

Trying to write a beginner addon in 2.8 that takes an input row and column variable, and then creates a row xcolumn calendar. My code worked, but my addon kept disappearing after I press "x" to delete ...
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How to specify the size of a text box in a panel?

Please consider the following image: The text box with the value "127.0.0.1:56661" is just too big, it occupies a considerable percentage of the row in the panel leaving small space for the label "...
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How to add slider for a custom property of an operator

In these days I have been checking how to create add-ons for Blender. One of the first things I have tried is to create a panel that displays an operator. The operator has a custom property that I ...
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How can I get the “Render” and “Dimensions” panel

I want to export a video I've edited into an MP4 file. I've watched tutorials on YouTube about how to do it and in all the videos I've seen, they've all had panels for "Render" and "Dimensions" ...
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Copy data from transform panel

I've been trying to find out ways to copy and paste the transform (panel) data of one bone to another, but I can't seem to find anything about how to do this anywhere. I have roughly 40 bones I need ...
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a simple script not working in blender 2.8

This simple script below does work for blender 2.79 but simply won't show the properties in blender 2.8 (it does draw the panel but it is empty inside) ...
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How can I modify multiple properties of an Operator in a Panel? [duplicate]

I have an operator that has properties like below ...
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Internal “get/set” function of property?

Here is my test code and picture: ...
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running a working script from a GUI Button

I'm working on a script for creating Bravais-grids in Blender. The script works just fine when i run it from the text editor, but when I try to run it from the GUI I wrote it crashes within the grid ...
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Blender OBJ export properties panel missing

Sorry for the newbie question. I have this project where I need to export a mesh in obj format, but I can't see the export properties panel (Export OBJ panel): How can I bring it back?
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Can a ouliner operator be placed in an custom Panel

bpy.ops.outliner.orphans_purge() to put it onto a button into a custom panel- but that button is grayed out... this is how it looks like: ...
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Pass dir.path to a diferent script

I'm building an addon which is a collection of scripts, and I have my UI coded as one of this scripts. On of my tools (script) requires a user input, in this case a folder path, but I don`t know how ...
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My view port option is missing from material panel

The above is what I saw in a tutorial video and below are my panel options. The reason I am asking this is in the video he was viewing textures in 3D viewport object mode but when I do it I don't see ...
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button switch properties constraint

I want to do switching between FK / IK using the button, not a slider, and do this in the form of a 2 button ( fk and ik) Pressed fk button - value 1 in the constrain copytransform fk (copytransform ...
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Can I dissable built-in Panels with another python script?

I created an addon that ads my own panel in 3dView Properties, it consist of selected settings from View, Display and Shading panels. Now I want to disable those panels. I could comment them out or ...
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Property's update function not called

I made a new panel in the N bar that contains a boolean property for which I put an update function, but after adding a debug line at the top of this function I can tell it's never called when I click ...
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Refresh Enum from File

I need an enum prop to be refreshed from a txt file when I click the drop down in a panel. I am using this as reference: https://blender.stackexchange.com/a/80968/51645 I have this so far: ...
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Access to filter_name property with python

Is it possible to set UI list filter with python?
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Blenderc 2.79 encoder panel missing

The encoding panel is missing. Tried Blender settings reset then reopened, but still no encoding panel or preview.
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How to divide area into a new region(with python)?

In an attempt to figure out if it is possible to add channel headers to the Sequencer with python, the first step is to figure out how to divide the sequencer area(add a new region). How do I divide ...
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Making a custom list of Kinect Data for later assignment

I am adding Kinect data capture into a MakeHuman Blender add-in, through a small .dll I have written. I am getting data (JSON text) fine, which I hope is close to being correct. The REALLY great ...