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Finding display state of a dynamic property

There is a BoolProperty p defined in a custom PropertyGroup class; and p is displayed in a panel based on some conditions (say cond1). Later in the code, I need to find out whether p was displayed ...
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Can't access custom properties of a linked characters proxy rig

I have a rigified character. I added a custom property to the rig object to drive a shape key on the face. It works as expected in the original file: the custom property slider of the rig drives the ...
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How to change a *VectorProperty size?

Let's say I've created a scene property named a: ...
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Can a EnumProperty have dynamic name?

I have defined a custom Enum property for the Material type: ...
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How to write __annotations__ (scene property) in new scene?

I have a scene with custom properties, written in a class, I am now able to access the values of these properties, I would like to know how to write these values in a new scene. For example: This is ...
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Is there a way to memorize properties that refer to the project and not to the scene?

I have properties pi like bpy.props.PointerProperty, this is very useful to me, I often use them to refer to the scene in use, but I'm having to create new scenes and all references to other scenes ...
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How do I access a property in the Preferences in 2.80 with Python?

I want to place a shortcut in the panel I'm creating for changing the F-curves Default Interpolation Type found in Preferences> Animation> F-Curves. I have the Python Tooltips enabled and it says: <...
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BGE animation property?

Is it possible to give an animation frame a property so to say? I want to hold down a button and play the beginning or first half of my animation. Call it frame 1-12. A flipper animation. IF you ...
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How to create a property, in owner, from python level

Hello there. I am creating a game in UpBGE, and I am often use python to it. A moment ago I encountered a problem: I do not really know, how to create a property, in owner, from python level. ...
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Python: template_ID()-like UI for PropertyGroup

For a Blender add-on I am trying to create an UI that let's the user choose from a list of existing instances of a PropertyGroup stored in a CollectionProperty create new instances of that ...
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Creating a Custom Properties Tab in Blender 2.80

I have a suite of several addons that I grouped together in a custom tab in Blender 2.7x, assigning the bl_category to the name of my custom suit: ...
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How to apply PropertyGroup to individual data objects?

There's a piece I'm missing on how the PropertyGroup works. I thought that assigning each to an object would hold the data and be available for manipulation later. However the display through 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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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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Viewport perspective not indicating what view I'm in

Even though i know the viewports and what num.keys they correspond to by heart blender is not showing what perspective i'm on in the top left corner, even if a start a new scene. The only way i been ...
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Is it possible to access an array in a custom property in a driver?

In a new project I've add a custom property to the default cube: bpy.data.objects["Cube"]["positions"] = [4,3,2,1] Is it possible to access this array from a ...
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unchangeable properties of new meshes [duplicate]

i have been using blender 2.8 for a couple of months but now i am stuck with a problem. I cant alter the properties of a new mesh in object mode. i need to reduce the vertices of a sphere but the ...
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Properties and Outliner visibility

Properties and outliner not showing at the same time in the layout tab. How do I have them both visible at the same time? I can only see one or the other.
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How to scale plane 2d with bmesh and floatproperty in ui?

THe classic method of scale 2d object is like to ...
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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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How to edit a custom property in a python script?

I am creating a custom property on an Empty in a script, and then editing the property's data such as the name, limits, and Tooltip description. I am using the commands echo'ed from the info panel ...
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Symmetry and Alignment

I'm creating a snowman while watching a tutorial so I got these 2 eyeballs on him how do I make sure that they are on symetrical spots on the huge snowball of the head, and how do I make sure that all ...
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Error message while I trying to rename custom properties

Blender is giving me this error message while I try to rename custom properties.
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Create a tree of properties?

My add-on acts upon a hierarchy of data (a tree). I am not sure how best to represent this hierarchy as properties to expose the data to the user. For simplicity, let us define an example: say that ...
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Customs boolean property for Material slot?

Is possible register a custom property (boolean) to be assigned to the active material slot? Normally for object property i use : class Property_Settings(bpy.types.PropertyGroup): ...
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register group of properties 2.8 [duplicate]

I'm updating my addon to 2.80 and I'm stuck with the new register class system. I try to follow the answer here but I'm not good enough as a coder to understand the solution. The problem comes to ...
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How can make the state of a boolean property relative to the 3d view area?

I need to keep unique boolean properties attached to screen area (view 3d) which may have at the same time different states depending on the context view area, like propertie lock camera to view or ...
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How to display and use operator properties in a custom UI panel?

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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Edit custom properties cycles_visibility

After boolean operation with BoolTool addon new line appeared in cycles_visibility under custom properties. After that, object is no longer visible on render. How to remove this line?
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One shared material with different custom property for each object

I'm trying to procedurally generate a scene with several objects (cubes for now!) sharing a single material, but appearing and fading out at different times. So far, I have been able to place the ...
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Is there a way to project field of view lines outward to look for camera overlap?

I am configuring a camera arrangement in a room for a MoCap system. I would like to know beforehand whether or not every camera will have at least one overlapping camera FOV over the volume in which ...
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why does my world property look diffent from this one? [duplicate]

Someone was helping me with ambient light and showed me this from 2.79 and mine looks like the second picture. Why?
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How to use CSV values to drive object scale?

CONTEXT: I am trying to create a 3D Data-Viz project that will take values from a CSV file and use certain values to drive the Z-scale of simple cubes that will stretch vertically as a value gets ...
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How to register a single property (not a property group) in blender 2.8? (Python API)

How to register a single property (not a property group) in blender 2.8? My attempt This is what I am doing at the moment inside my addon __init__.py: ...
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Take current rotation or coordinates as zero?

Let's say I have object rotated at 19 degrees and I want to keep current rotation, but I need to see 0 in rotation field.
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Can't see Physics tab in Properties Panel in Blender

strong text I have Windows 7.Blender version is 2.79 and I can't see any tab after the wrench icon in Properties Panel.
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How to save properties of object in linked file?

I have few imported objects from outside blend file. I can add a property to every object (imported or not). But after reloading a file, only property from local objects are saved. How can I save ...
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Copying PropertyGroup values

I'm trying to make a configuration dialog, which prompts the user for some options and can then be committed or cancelled entirely. The dialog is opened from a node. I would like to copy the existing ...
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How i can fix pink in my reference pictures?

In the photo indicated all the defects that I encountered Incorrectly display added references Can't update reference paths Yesterday made references and a day later, the Blender is not showing the ...
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Properties in the panel its not working for some tools? [duplicate]

i cant click in the buttons to edit or change the properties of some tools and actions like this one shown there which means this is not happening with only this addon, also some tools properties of ...
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Detach Individual Settings/Properties Tabs as Small Windows?

Is there any way I can detach individual settings tabs to be their own windows in Blender 2.8 rather than it being stuck within the interface? Thanks.
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How to access add-on properties? [duplicate]

What I mean is when I add an add-on (in this particular case Tree generator, but its almost all add-ons problem), I can tweak it, but if I switch to another object and then return to the generated ...
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Explicitly defining property values in popup window?

I have been experimenting with manipulating popup dialog windows to have operators and dynamic UI but I do not know how to work with properties explicitly. I already know how to set default values ...
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Why can't I move some of the objects in this model?

I recently downloaded this model of a car. This model consists of several objects. For some of the objects (such as "Neumatico"), I can change the location of the object using the Python Console with ...
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Changing properties to effect all objects in scene

How do you change the value of all properties among objects that share the same property? Warning this code does not work, just an idea. Example: ...
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How can I change an object's color through its color property?

Usually I change an object's color by assigning a material to it. But I also noticed that objects have a color property which can be modified in the user interface with Properties -> Object -> ...
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update function in build in blender property

When I create a new property, I can add an update function to execute every time it will be changed: ...
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Baking camera property drivers to keyframe

I know its possible to bake the values of drivers to keyframes using Object > Animation > Bake Action but is there a way to bake a driver that is controlling ...
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Passing variables in IntProperty constructors ignores changes in the variable when creating more instances using CollectionProperty.add()?

Sorry if the title is unclear. I'm working on an addon which involves a UI with a list of IntProperties. I need to be able to add and remove elements from that list on the fly, and I want the min/max ...
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can't read custom property from linked material using python

I try to access my materials custom property's value using python. I use the following line of code to do that: ...