Sequencer Operators

bpy.ops.sequencer.change_effect_input(swap='A_B')

Undocumented contribute <https://developer.blender.org/T51061>

Parameters:swap (enum in ['A_B', 'B_C', 'A_C'], (optional)) – Swap, The effect inputs to swap
bpy.ops.sequencer.change_effect_type(type='ALPHA_OVER')

Undocumented contribute <https://developer.blender.org/T51061>

Parameters:type (enum in ['CROSS', 'ADD', 'SUBTRACT', 'ALPHA_OVER', 'ALPHA_UNDER', 'GAMMA_CROSS', 'MULTIPLY', 'OVER_DROP', 'WIPE', 'GLOW', 'TRANSFORM', 'COLOR', 'SPEED', 'MULTICAM', 'ADJUSTMENT', 'GAUSSIAN_BLUR', 'TEXT', 'COLORMIX'], (optional)) –

Type, Sequencer effect type

  • CROSS Crossfade, Crossfade effect strip type.
  • ADD Add, Add effect strip type.
  • SUBTRACT Subtract, Subtract effect strip type.
  • ALPHA_OVER Alpha Over, Alpha Over effect strip type.
  • ALPHA_UNDER Alpha Under, Alpha Under effect strip type.
  • GAMMA_CROSS Gamma Cross, Gamma Cross effect strip type.
  • MULTIPLY Multiply, Multiply effect strip type.
  • OVER_DROP Alpha Over Drop, Alpha Over Drop effect strip type.
  • WIPE Wipe, Wipe effect strip type.
  • GLOW Glow, Glow effect strip type.
  • TRANSFORM Transform, Transform effect strip type.
  • COLOR Color, Color effect strip type.
  • SPEED Speed, Color effect strip type.
  • MULTICAM Multicam Selector.
  • ADJUSTMENT Adjustment Layer.
  • GAUSSIAN_BLUR Gaussian Blur.
  • TEXT Text.
  • COLORMIX Color Mix.
bpy.ops.sequencer.change_path(filepath="", directory="", files=None, hide_props_region=True, filter_blender=False, filter_backup=False, filter_image=False, filter_movie=False, filter_python=False, filter_font=False, filter_sound=False, filter_text=False, filter_archive=False, filter_btx=False, filter_collada=False, filter_alembic=False, filter_folder=True, filter_blenlib=False, filemode=9, relative_path=True, display_type='DEFAULT', sort_method='FILE_SORT_ALPHA', action_type='OPENFILE', use_placeholders=False)

Undocumented contribute <https://developer.blender.org/T51061>

Parameters:
  • filepath (string, (optional, never None)) – File Path, Path to file
  • directory (string, (optional, never None)) – Directory, Directory of the file
  • files (bpy_prop_collection of OperatorFileListElement, (optional)) – Files
  • hide_props_region (boolean, (optional)) – Hide Operator Properties, Collapse the region displaying the operator settings
  • filter_blender (boolean, (optional)) – Filter .blend files
  • filter_backup (boolean, (optional)) – Filter .blend files
  • filter_image (boolean, (optional)) – Filter image files
  • filter_movie (boolean, (optional)) – Filter movie files
  • filter_python (boolean, (optional)) – Filter python files
  • filter_font (boolean, (optional)) – Filter font files
  • filter_sound (boolean, (optional)) – Filter sound files
  • filter_text (boolean, (optional)) – Filter text files
  • filter_archive (boolean, (optional)) – Filter archive files
  • filter_btx (boolean, (optional)) – Filter btx files
  • filter_collada (boolean, (optional)) – Filter COLLADA files
  • filter_alembic (boolean, (optional)) – Filter Alembic files
  • filter_folder (boolean, (optional)) – Filter folders
  • filter_blenlib (boolean, (optional)) – Filter Blender IDs
  • filemode (int in [1, 9], (optional)) – File Browser Mode, The setting for the file browser mode to load a .blend file, a library or a special file
  • relative_path (boolean, (optional)) – Relative Path, Select the file relative to the blend file
  • display_type (enum in ['DEFAULT', 'LIST_VERTICAL', 'LIST_HORIZONTAL', 'THUMBNAIL'], (optional)) –

    Display Type

    • DEFAULT Default, Automatically determine display type for files.
    • LIST_VERTICAL Short List, Display files as short list.
    • LIST_HORIZONTAL Long List, Display files as a detailed list.
    • THUMBNAIL Thumbnails, Display files as thumbnails.
  • sort_method (enum in ['FILE_SORT_ALPHA', 'FILE_SORT_EXTENSION', 'FILE_SORT_TIME', 'FILE_SORT_SIZE'], (optional)) –

    File sorting mode

    • FILE_SORT_ALPHA Name, Sort the file list alphabetically.
    • FILE_SORT_EXTENSION Extension, Sort the file list by extension/type.
    • FILE_SORT_TIME Modified Date, Sort files by modification time.
    • FILE_SORT_SIZE Size, Sort files by size.
  • action_type (enum in ['OPENFILE', 'SAVE'], (optional)) –

    Action Type

    • OPENFILE Open, Use the file browser for opening files or a directory.
    • SAVE Save, Use the file browser for saving a file.
  • use_placeholders (boolean, (optional)) – Use Placeholders, Use placeholders for missing frames of the strip
bpy.ops.sequencer.copy()

Copy selected strips to clipboard

bpy.ops.sequencer.crossfade_sounds()

Do cross-fading volume animation of two selected sound strips

File:startup/bl_operators/sequencer.py:41
bpy.ops.sequencer.cut(frame=0, type='SOFT', side='MOUSE')

Cut the selected strips

Parameters:
  • frame (int in [-inf, inf], (optional)) – Frame, Frame where selected strips will be cut
  • type (enum in ['SOFT', 'HARD'], (optional)) – Type, The type of cut operation to perform on strips
  • side (enum in ['MOUSE', 'LEFT', 'RIGHT', 'BOTH'], (optional)) – Side, The side that remains selected after cutting
bpy.ops.sequencer.cut_multicam(camera=1)

Cut multi-cam strip and select camera

Parameters:camera (int in [1, 32], (optional)) – Camera
File:startup/bl_operators/sequencer.py:99
bpy.ops.sequencer.deinterlace_selected_movies()

Deinterlace all selected movie sources

File:startup/bl_operators/sequencer.py:131
bpy.ops.sequencer.delete()

Erase selected strips from the sequencer

bpy.ops.sequencer.duplicate(mode='TRANSLATION')

Duplicate the selected strips

Parameters:mode (enum in ['INIT', 'DUMMY', 'TRANSLATION', 'ROTATION', 'RESIZE', 'SKIN_RESIZE', 'TOSPHERE', 'SHEAR', 'BEND', 'SHRINKFATTEN', 'TILT', 'TRACKBALL', 'PUSHPULL', 'CREASE', 'MIRROR', 'BONE_SIZE', 'BONE_ENVELOPE', 'BONE_ENVELOPE_DIST', 'CURVE_SHRINKFATTEN', 'MASK_SHRINKFATTEN', 'GPENCIL_SHRINKFATTEN', 'BONE_ROLL', 'TIME_TRANSLATE', 'TIME_SLIDE', 'TIME_SCALE', 'TIME_EXTEND', 'BAKE_TIME', 'BWEIGHT', 'ALIGN', 'EDGESLIDE', 'SEQSLIDE', 'GPENCIL_OPACITY'], (optional)) – Mode
bpy.ops.sequencer.duplicate_move(SEQUENCER_OT_duplicate=None, TRANSFORM_OT_seq_slide=None)

Duplicate selected strips and move them

Parameters:
  • SEQUENCER_OT_duplicate (SEQUENCER_OT_duplicate, (optional)) – Duplicate Strips, Duplicate the selected strips
  • TRANSFORM_OT_seq_slide (TRANSFORM_OT_seq_slide, (optional)) – Sequence Slide, Slide a sequence strip in time
bpy.ops.sequencer.effect_strip_add(frame_start=0, frame_end=0, channel=1, replace_sel=True, overlap=False, type='ALPHA_OVER', color=(0.0, 0.0, 0.0))

Add an effect to the sequencer, most are applied on top of existing strips

Parameters:
  • frame_start (int in [-inf, inf], (optional)) – Start Frame, Start frame of the sequence strip
  • frame_end (int in [-inf, inf], (optional)) – End Frame, End frame for the color strip
  • channel (int in [1, 32], (optional)) – Channel, Channel to place this strip into
  • replace_sel (boolean, (optional)) – Replace Selection, Replace the current selection
  • overlap (boolean, (optional)) – Allow Overlap, Don’t correct overlap on new sequence strips
  • type (enum in ['CROSS', 'ADD', 'SUBTRACT', 'ALPHA_OVER', 'ALPHA_UNDER', 'GAMMA_CROSS', 'MULTIPLY', 'OVER_DROP', 'WIPE', 'GLOW', 'TRANSFORM', 'COLOR', 'SPEED', 'MULTICAM', 'ADJUSTMENT', 'GAUSSIAN_BLUR', 'TEXT', 'COLORMIX'], (optional)) –

    Type, Sequencer effect type

    • CROSS Crossfade, Crossfade effect strip type.
    • ADD Add, Add effect strip type.
    • SUBTRACT Subtract, Subtract effect strip type.
    • ALPHA_OVER Alpha Over, Alpha Over effect strip type.
    • ALPHA_UNDER Alpha Under, Alpha Under effect strip type.
    • GAMMA_CROSS Gamma Cross, Gamma Cross effect strip type.
    • MULTIPLY Multiply, Multiply effect strip type.
    • OVER_DROP Alpha Over Drop, Alpha Over Drop effect strip type.
    • WIPE Wipe, Wipe effect strip type.
    • GLOW Glow, Glow effect strip type.
    • TRANSFORM Transform, Transform effect strip type.
    • COLOR Color, Color effect strip type.
    • SPEED Speed, Color effect strip type.
    • MULTICAM Multicam Selector.
    • ADJUSTMENT Adjustment Layer.
    • GAUSSIAN_BLUR Gaussian Blur.
    • TEXT Text.
    • COLORMIX Color Mix.
  • color (float array of 3 items in [0, 1], (optional)) – Color, Initialize the strip with this color (only used when type=’COLOR’)
bpy.ops.sequencer.enable_proxies(proxy_25=False, proxy_50=False, proxy_75=False, proxy_100=False, overwrite=False)

Enable selected proxies on all selected Movie, Image and Meta strips

Parameters:
  • proxy_25 (boolean, (optional)) – 25%
  • proxy_50 (boolean, (optional)) – 50%
  • proxy_75 (boolean, (optional)) – 75%
  • proxy_100 (boolean, (optional)) – 100%
  • overwrite (boolean, (optional)) – Overwrite
bpy.ops.sequencer.export_subtitles(filepath="", hide_props_region=True, check_existing=True, filter_blender=False, filter_backup=False, filter_image=False, filter_movie=False, filter_python=False, filter_font=False, filter_sound=False, filter_text=False, filter_archive=False, filter_btx=False, filter_collada=False, filter_alembic=False, filter_folder=True, filter_blenlib=False, filemode=8, display_type='DEFAULT', sort_method='FILE_SORT_ALPHA', action_type='SAVE')

Export .srt file containing text strips

Parameters:
  • filepath (string, (optional, never None)) – File Path, Path to file
  • hide_props_region (boolean, (optional)) – Hide Operator Properties, Collapse the region displaying the operator settings
  • check_existing (boolean, (optional)) – Check Existing, Check and warn on overwriting existing files
  • filter_blender (boolean, (optional)) – Filter .blend files
  • filter_backup (boolean, (optional)) – Filter .blend files
  • filter_image (boolean, (optional)) – Filter image files
  • filter_movie (boolean, (optional)) – Filter movie files
  • filter_python (boolean, (optional)) – Filter python files
  • filter_font (boolean, (optional)) – Filter font files
  • filter_sound (boolean, (optional)) – Filter sound files
  • filter_text (boolean, (optional)) – Filter text files
  • filter_archive (boolean, (optional)) – Filter archive files
  • filter_btx (boolean, (optional)) – Filter btx files
  • filter_collada (boolean, (optional)) – Filter COLLADA files
  • filter_alembic (boolean, (optional)) – Filter Alembic files
  • filter_folder (boolean, (optional)) – Filter folders
  • filter_blenlib (boolean, (optional)) – Filter Blender IDs
  • filemode (int in [1, 9], (optional)) – File Browser Mode, The setting for the file browser mode to load a .blend file, a library or a special file
  • display_type (enum in ['DEFAULT', 'LIST_VERTICAL', 'LIST_HORIZONTAL', 'THUMBNAIL'], (optional)) –

    Display Type

    • DEFAULT Default, Automatically determine display type for files.
    • LIST_VERTICAL Short List, Display files as short list.
    • LIST_HORIZONTAL Long List, Display files as a detailed list.
    • THUMBNAIL Thumbnails, Display files as thumbnails.
  • sort_method (enum in ['FILE_SORT_ALPHA', 'FILE_SORT_EXTENSION', 'FILE_SORT_TIME', 'FILE_SORT_SIZE'], (optional)) –

    File sorting mode

    • FILE_SORT_ALPHA Name, Sort the file list alphabetically.
    • FILE_SORT_EXTENSION Extension, Sort the file list by extension/type.
    • FILE_SORT_TIME Modified Date, Sort files by modification time.
    • FILE_SORT_SIZE Size, Sort files by size.
  • action_type (enum in ['OPENFILE', 'SAVE'], (optional)) –

    Action Type

    • OPENFILE Open, Use the file browser for opening files or a directory.
    • SAVE Save, Use the file browser for saving a file.
bpy.ops.sequencer.gap_insert(frames=10)

Insert gap at current frame to first strips at the right, independent of selection or locked state of strips

Parameters:frames (int in [0, inf], (optional)) – Frames, Frames to insert after current strip
bpy.ops.sequencer.gap_remove(all=False)

Remove gap at current frame to first strip at the right, independent of selection or locked state of strips

Parameters:all (boolean, (optional)) – All Gaps, Do all gaps to right of current frame
bpy.ops.sequencer.image_strip_add(directory="", files=None, hide_props_region=True, filter_blender=False, filter_backup=False, filter_image=True, filter_movie=False, filter_python=False, filter_font=False, filter_sound=False, filter_text=False, filter_archive=False, filter_btx=False, filter_collada=False, filter_alembic=False, filter_folder=True, filter_blenlib=False, filemode=9, relative_path=True, show_multiview=False, use_multiview=False, display_type='DEFAULT', sort_method='FILE_SORT_ALPHA', action_type='OPENFILE', frame_start=0, frame_end=0, channel=1, replace_sel=True, overlap=False, use_placeholders=False)

Add an image or image sequence to the sequencer

Parameters:
  • directory (string, (optional, never None)) – Directory, Directory of the file
  • files (bpy_prop_collection of OperatorFileListElement, (optional)) – Files
  • hide_props_region (boolean, (optional)) – Hide Operator Properties, Collapse the region displaying the operator settings
  • filter_blender (boolean, (optional)) – Filter .blend files
  • filter_backup (boolean, (optional)) – Filter .blend files
  • filter_image (boolean, (optional)) – Filter image files
  • filter_movie (boolean, (optional)) – Filter movie files
  • filter_python (boolean, (optional)) – Filter python files
  • filter_font (boolean, (optional)) – Filter font files
  • filter_sound (boolean, (optional)) – Filter sound files
  • filter_text (boolean, (optional)) – Filter text files
  • filter_archive (boolean, (optional)) – Filter archive files
  • filter_btx (boolean, (optional)) – Filter btx files
  • filter_collada (boolean, (optional)) – Filter COLLADA files
  • filter_alembic (boolean, (optional)) – Filter Alembic files
  • filter_folder (boolean, (optional)) – Filter folders
  • filter_blenlib (boolean, (optional)) – Filter Blender IDs
  • filemode (int in [1, 9], (optional)) – File Browser Mode, The setting for the file browser mode to load a .blend file, a library or a special file
  • relative_path (boolean, (optional)) – Relative Path, Select the file relative to the blend file
  • show_multiview (boolean, (optional)) – Enable Multi-View
  • use_multiview (boolean, (optional)) – Use Multi-View
  • display_type (enum in ['DEFAULT', 'LIST_VERTICAL', 'LIST_HORIZONTAL', 'THUMBNAIL'], (optional)) –

    Display Type

    • DEFAULT Default, Automatically determine display type for files.
    • LIST_VERTICAL Short List, Display files as short list.
    • LIST_HORIZONTAL Long List, Display files as a detailed list.
    • THUMBNAIL Thumbnails, Display files as thumbnails.
  • sort_method (enum in ['FILE_SORT_ALPHA', 'FILE_SORT_EXTENSION', 'FILE_SORT_TIME', 'FILE_SORT_SIZE'], (optional)) –

    File sorting mode

    • FILE_SORT_ALPHA Name, Sort the file list alphabetically.
    • FILE_SORT_EXTENSION Extension, Sort the file list by extension/type.
    • FILE_SORT_TIME Modified Date, Sort files by modification time.
    • FILE_SORT_SIZE Size, Sort files by size.
  • action_type (enum in ['OPENFILE', 'SAVE'], (optional)) –

    Action Type

    • OPENFILE Open, Use the file browser for opening files or a directory.
    • SAVE Save, Use the file browser for saving a file.
  • frame_start (int in [-inf, inf], (optional)) – Start Frame, Start frame of the sequence strip
  • frame_end (int in [-inf, inf], (optional)) – End Frame, End frame for the color strip
  • channel (int in [1, 32], (optional)) – Channel, Channel to place this strip into
  • replace_sel (boolean, (optional)) – Replace Selection, Replace the current selection
  • overlap (boolean, (optional)) – Allow Overlap, Don’t correct overlap on new sequence strips
  • use_placeholders (boolean, (optional)) – Use Placeholders, Use placeholders for missing frames of the strip
bpy.ops.sequencer.images_separate(length=1)

On image sequence strips, it returns a strip for each image

Parameters:length (int in [1, inf], (optional)) – Length, Length of each frame
bpy.ops.sequencer.lock()

Lock strips so they can’t be transformed

bpy.ops.sequencer.mask_strip_add(frame_start=0, channel=1, replace_sel=True, overlap=False, mask='')

Add a mask strip to the sequencer

Parameters:
  • frame_start (int in [-inf, inf], (optional)) – Start Frame, Start frame of the sequence strip
  • channel (int in [1, 32], (optional)) – Channel, Channel to place this strip into
  • replace_sel (boolean, (optional)) – Replace Selection, Replace the current selection
  • overlap (boolean, (optional)) – Allow Overlap, Don’t correct overlap on new sequence strips
  • mask (enum in [], (optional)) – Mask
bpy.ops.sequencer.meta_make()

Group selected strips into a metastrip

bpy.ops.sequencer.meta_separate()

Put the contents of a metastrip back in the sequencer

bpy.ops.sequencer.meta_toggle()

Toggle a metastrip (to edit enclosed strips)

bpy.ops.sequencer.movie_strip_add(filepath="", files=None, hide_props_region=True, filter_blender=False, filter_backup=False, filter_image=False, filter_movie=True, filter_python=False, filter_font=False, filter_sound=False, filter_text=False, filter_archive=False, filter_btx=False, filter_collada=False, filter_alembic=False, filter_folder=True, filter_blenlib=False, filemode=9, relative_path=True, show_multiview=False, use_multiview=False, display_type='DEFAULT', sort_method='FILE_SORT_ALPHA', action_type='OPENFILE', frame_start=0, channel=1, replace_sel=True, overlap=False, sound=True, use_framerate=True)

Add a movie strip to the sequencer

Parameters:
  • filepath (string, (optional, never None)) – File Path, Path to file
  • files (bpy_prop_collection of OperatorFileListElement, (optional)) – Files
  • hide_props_region (boolean, (optional)) – Hide Operator Properties, Collapse the region displaying the operator settings
  • filter_blender (boolean, (optional)) – Filter .blend files
  • filter_backup (boolean, (optional)) – Filter .blend files
  • filter_image (boolean, (optional)) – Filter image files
  • filter_movie (boolean, (optional)) – Filter movie files
  • filter_python (boolean, (optional)) – Filter python files
  • filter_font (boolean, (optional)) – Filter font files
  • filter_sound (boolean, (optional)) – Filter sound files
  • filter_text (boolean, (optional)) – Filter text files
  • filter_archive (boolean, (optional)) – Filter archive files
  • filter_btx (boolean, (optional)) – Filter btx files
  • filter_collada (boolean, (optional)) – Filter COLLADA files
  • filter_alembic (boolean, (optional)) – Filter Alembic files
  • filter_folder (boolean, (optional)) – Filter folders
  • filter_blenlib (boolean, (optional)) – Filter Blender IDs
  • filemode (int in [1, 9], (optional)) – File Browser Mode, The setting for the file browser mode to load a .blend file, a library or a special file
  • relative_path (boolean, (optional)) – Relative Path, Select the file relative to the blend file
  • show_multiview (boolean, (optional)) – Enable Multi-View
  • use_multiview (boolean, (optional)) – Use Multi-View
  • display_type (enum in ['DEFAULT', 'LIST_VERTICAL', 'LIST_HORIZONTAL', 'THUMBNAIL'], (optional)) –

    Display Type

    • DEFAULT Default, Automatically determine display type for files.
    • LIST_VERTICAL Short List, Display files as short list.
    • LIST_HORIZONTAL Long List, Display files as a detailed list.
    • THUMBNAIL Thumbnails, Display files as thumbnails.
  • sort_method (enum in ['FILE_SORT_ALPHA', 'FILE_SORT_EXTENSION', 'FILE_SORT_TIME', 'FILE_SORT_SIZE'], (optional)) –

    File sorting mode

    • FILE_SORT_ALPHA Name, Sort the file list alphabetically.
    • FILE_SORT_EXTENSION Extension, Sort the file list by extension/type.
    • FILE_SORT_TIME Modified Date, Sort files by modification time.
    • FILE_SORT_SIZE Size, Sort files by size.
  • action_type (enum in ['OPENFILE', 'SAVE'], (optional)) –

    Action Type

    • OPENFILE Open, Use the file browser for opening files or a directory.
    • SAVE Save, Use the file browser for saving a file.
  • frame_start (int in [-inf, inf], (optional)) – Start Frame, Start frame of the sequence strip
  • channel (int in [1, 32], (optional)) – Channel, Channel to place this strip into
  • replace_sel (boolean, (optional)) – Replace Selection, Replace the current selection
  • overlap (boolean, (optional)) – Allow Overlap, Don’t correct overlap on new sequence strips
  • sound (boolean, (optional)) – Sound, Load sound with the movie
  • use_framerate (boolean, (optional)) – Use Movie Framerate, Use framerate from the movie to keep sound and video in sync
bpy.ops.sequencer.movieclip_strip_add(frame_start=0, channel=1, replace_sel=True, overlap=False, clip='')

Add a movieclip strip to the sequencer

Parameters:
  • frame_start (int in [-inf, inf], (optional)) – Start Frame, Start frame of the sequence strip
  • channel (int in [1, 32], (optional)) – Channel, Channel to place this strip into
  • replace_sel (boolean, (optional)) – Replace Selection, Replace the current selection
  • overlap (boolean, (optional)) – Allow Overlap, Don’t correct overlap on new sequence strips
  • clip (enum in [], (optional)) – Clip
bpy.ops.sequencer.mute(unselected=False)

Mute (un)selected strips

Parameters:unselected (boolean, (optional)) – Unselected, Mute unselected rather than selected strips
bpy.ops.sequencer.offset_clear()

Clear strip offsets from the start and end frames

bpy.ops.sequencer.paste()

Paste strips from clipboard

bpy.ops.sequencer.reassign_inputs()

Reassign the inputs for the effect strip

bpy.ops.sequencer.rebuild_proxy()

Rebuild all selected proxies and timecode indices using the job system

bpy.ops.sequencer.refresh_all()

Refresh the sequencer editor

bpy.ops.sequencer.reload(adjust_length=False)

Reload strips in the sequencer

Parameters:adjust_length (boolean, (optional)) – Adjust Length, Adjust length of strips to their data length
bpy.ops.sequencer.rendersize()

Set render size and aspect from active sequence

bpy.ops.sequencer.sample()

Use mouse to sample color in current frame

bpy.ops.sequencer.scene_strip_add(frame_start=0, channel=1, replace_sel=True, overlap=False, scene='')

Add a strip to the sequencer using a blender scene as a source

Parameters:
  • frame_start (int in [-inf, inf], (optional)) – Start Frame, Start frame of the sequence strip
  • channel (int in [1, 32], (optional)) – Channel, Channel to place this strip into
  • replace_sel (boolean, (optional)) – Replace Selection, Replace the current selection
  • overlap (boolean, (optional)) – Allow Overlap, Don’t correct overlap on new sequence strips
  • scene (enum in [], (optional)) – Scene
bpy.ops.sequencer.select(extend=False, deselect_all=False, linked_handle=False, left_right='NONE', linked_time=False)

Select a strip (last selected becomes the “active strip”)

Parameters:
  • extend (boolean, (optional)) – Extend, Extend the selection
  • deselect_all (boolean, (optional)) – Deselect On Nothing, Deselect all when nothing under the cursor
  • linked_handle (boolean, (optional)) – Linked Handle, Select handles next to the active strip
  • left_right (enum in ['NONE', 'MOUSE', 'LEFT', 'RIGHT'], (optional)) –

    Left/Right, Select based on the current frame side the cursor is on

    • NONE None, Don’t do left-right selection.
    • MOUSE Mouse, Use mouse position for selection.
    • LEFT Left, Select left.
    • RIGHT Right, Select right.
  • linked_time (boolean, (optional)) – Linked Time, Select other strips at the same time
bpy.ops.sequencer.select_active_side(side='BOTH')

Select strips on the nominated side of the active strip

Parameters:side (enum in ['MOUSE', 'LEFT', 'RIGHT', 'BOTH'], (optional)) – Side, The side of the handle that is selected
bpy.ops.sequencer.select_all(action='TOGGLE')

Select or deselect all strips

Parameters:action (enum in ['TOGGLE', 'SELECT', 'DESELECT', 'INVERT'], (optional)) –

Action, Selection action to execute

  • TOGGLE Toggle, Toggle selection for all elements.
  • SELECT Select, Select all elements.
  • DESELECT Deselect, Deselect all elements.
  • INVERT Invert, Invert selection of all elements.
bpy.ops.sequencer.select_box(xmin=0, xmax=0, ymin=0, ymax=0, wait_for_input=True, mode='SET', tweak=False)

Select strips using box selection

Parameters:
  • xmin (int in [-inf, inf], (optional)) – X Min
  • xmax (int in [-inf, inf], (optional)) – X Max
  • ymin (int in [-inf, inf], (optional)) – Y Min
  • ymax (int in [-inf, inf], (optional)) – Y Max
  • wait_for_input (boolean, (optional)) – Wait for Input
  • mode (enum in ['SET', 'ADD', 'SUB'], (optional)) –

    Mode

    • SET Set, Set a new selection.
    • ADD Extend, Extend existing selection.
    • SUB Subtract, Subtract existing selection.
  • tweak (boolean, (optional)) – Tweak, Operator has been activated using a tweak event
bpy.ops.sequencer.select_grouped(type='TYPE', extend=False, use_active_channel=False)

Select all strips grouped by various properties

Parameters:
  • type (enum in ['TYPE', 'TYPE_BASIC', 'TYPE_EFFECT', 'DATA', 'EFFECT', 'EFFECT_LINK', 'OVERLAP'], (optional)) –

    Type

    • TYPE Type, Shared strip type.
    • TYPE_BASIC Global Type, All strips of same basic type (Graphical or Sound).
    • TYPE_EFFECT Effect Type, Shared strip effect type (if active strip is not an effect one, select all non-effect strips).
    • DATA Data, Shared data (scene, image, sound, etc.).
    • EFFECT Effect, Shared effects.
    • EFFECT_LINK Effect/Linked, Other strips affected by the active one (sharing some time, and below or effect-assigned).
    • OVERLAP Overlap, Overlapping time.
  • extend (boolean, (optional)) – Extend, Extend selection instead of deselecting everything first
  • use_active_channel (boolean, (optional)) – Same Channel, Only consider strips on the same channel as the active one
bpy.ops.sequencer.select_handles(side='BOTH')

Select gizmo handles on the sides of the selected strip

Parameters:side (enum in ['MOUSE', 'LEFT', 'RIGHT', 'BOTH'], (optional)) – Side, The side of the handle that is selected
bpy.ops.sequencer.select_less()

Shrink the current selection of adjacent selected strips

bpy.ops.sequencer.select_linked()

Select all strips adjacent to the current selection

bpy.ops.sequencer.select_linked_pick(extend=False)

Select a chain of linked strips nearest to the mouse pointer

Parameters:extend (boolean, (optional)) – Extend, Extend the selection
bpy.ops.sequencer.select_more()

Select more strips adjacent to the current selection

bpy.ops.sequencer.slip(offset=0)

Trim the contents of the active strip

Parameters:offset (int in [-inf, inf], (optional)) – Offset, Offset to the data of the strip
bpy.ops.sequencer.snap(frame=0)

Frame where selected strips will be snapped

Parameters:frame (int in [-inf, inf], (optional)) – Frame, Frame where selected strips will be snapped
bpy.ops.sequencer.sound_strip_add(filepath="", files=None, hide_props_region=True, filter_blender=False, filter_backup=False, filter_image=False, filter_movie=False, filter_python=False, filter_font=False, filter_sound=True, filter_text=False, filter_archive=False, filter_btx=False, filter_collada=False, filter_alembic=False, filter_folder=True, filter_blenlib=False, filemode=9, relative_path=True, display_type='DEFAULT', sort_method='FILE_SORT_ALPHA', action_type='OPENFILE', frame_start=0, channel=1, replace_sel=True, overlap=False, cache=False, mono=False)

Add a sound strip to the sequencer

Parameters:
  • filepath (string, (optional, never None)) – File Path, Path to file
  • files (bpy_prop_collection of OperatorFileListElement, (optional)) – Files
  • hide_props_region (boolean, (optional)) – Hide Operator Properties, Collapse the region displaying the operator settings
  • filter_blender (boolean, (optional)) – Filter .blend files
  • filter_backup (boolean, (optional)) – Filter .blend files
  • filter_image (boolean, (optional)) – Filter image files
  • filter_movie (boolean, (optional)) – Filter movie files
  • filter_python (boolean, (optional)) – Filter python files
  • filter_font (boolean, (optional)) – Filter font files
  • filter_sound (boolean, (optional)) – Filter sound files
  • filter_text (boolean, (optional)) – Filter text files
  • filter_archive (boolean, (optional)) – Filter archive files
  • filter_btx (boolean, (optional)) – Filter btx files
  • filter_collada (boolean, (optional)) – Filter COLLADA files
  • filter_alembic (boolean, (optional)) – Filter Alembic files
  • filter_folder (boolean, (optional)) – Filter folders
  • filter_blenlib (boolean, (optional)) – Filter Blender IDs
  • filemode (int in [1, 9], (optional)) – File Browser Mode, The setting for the file browser mode to load a .blend file, a library or a special file
  • relative_path (boolean, (optional)) – Relative Path, Select the file relative to the blend file
  • display_type (enum in ['DEFAULT', 'LIST_VERTICAL', 'LIST_HORIZONTAL', 'THUMBNAIL'], (optional)) –

    Display Type

    • DEFAULT Default, Automatically determine display type for files.
    • LIST_VERTICAL Short List, Display files as short list.
    • LIST_HORIZONTAL Long List, Display files as a detailed list.
    • THUMBNAIL Thumbnails, Display files as thumbnails.
  • sort_method (enum in ['FILE_SORT_ALPHA', 'FILE_SORT_EXTENSION', 'FILE_SORT_TIME', 'FILE_SORT_SIZE'], (optional)) –

    File sorting mode

    • FILE_SORT_ALPHA Name, Sort the file list alphabetically.
    • FILE_SORT_EXTENSION Extension, Sort the file list by extension/type.
    • FILE_SORT_TIME Modified Date, Sort files by modification time.
    • FILE_SORT_SIZE Size, Sort files by size.
  • action_type (enum in ['OPENFILE', 'SAVE'], (optional)) –

    Action Type

    • OPENFILE Open, Use the file browser for opening files or a directory.
    • SAVE Save, Use the file browser for saving a file.
  • frame_start (int in [-inf, inf], (optional)) – Start Frame, Start frame of the sequence strip
  • channel (int in [1, 32], (optional)) – Channel, Channel to place this strip into
  • replace_sel (boolean, (optional)) – Replace Selection, Replace the current selection
  • overlap (boolean, (optional)) – Allow Overlap, Don’t correct overlap on new sequence strips
  • cache (boolean, (optional)) – Cache, Cache the sound in memory
  • mono (boolean, (optional)) – Mono, Merge all the sound’s channels into one
bpy.ops.sequencer.strip_jump(next=True, center=True)

Move frame to previous edit point

Parameters:
  • next (boolean, (optional)) – Next Strip
  • center (boolean, (optional)) – Use strip center
bpy.ops.sequencer.strip_modifier_add(type='COLOR_BALANCE')

Add a modifier to the strip

Parameters:type (enum in ['COLOR_BALANCE', 'CURVES', 'HUE_CORRECT', 'BRIGHT_CONTRAST', 'MASK', 'WHITE_BALANCE', 'TONEMAP'], (optional)) – Type
bpy.ops.sequencer.strip_modifier_copy(type='REPLACE')

Copy modifiers of the active strip to all selected strips

Parameters:type (enum in ['REPLACE', 'APPEND'], (optional)) –

Type

  • REPLACE Replace, Replace modifiers in destination.
  • APPEND Append, Append active modifiers to selected strips.
bpy.ops.sequencer.strip_modifier_move(name="Name", direction='UP')

Move modifier up and down in the stack

Parameters:
  • name (string, (optional, never None)) – Name, Name of modifier to remove
  • direction (enum in ['UP', 'DOWN'], (optional)) –

    Type

    • UP Up, Move modifier up in the stack.
    • DOWN Down, Move modifier down in the stack.
bpy.ops.sequencer.strip_modifier_remove(name="Name")

Remove a modifier from the strip

Parameters:name (string, (optional, never None)) – Name, Name of modifier to remove
bpy.ops.sequencer.swap(side='RIGHT')

Swap active strip with strip to the right or left

Parameters:side (enum in ['LEFT', 'RIGHT'], (optional)) – Side, Side of the strip to swap
bpy.ops.sequencer.swap_data()

Swap 2 sequencer strips

bpy.ops.sequencer.swap_inputs()

Swap the first two inputs for the effect strip

bpy.ops.sequencer.unlock()

Unlock strips so they can be transformed

bpy.ops.sequencer.unmute(unselected=False)

Unmute (un)selected strips

Parameters:unselected (boolean, (optional)) – Unselected, Unmute unselected rather than selected strips
bpy.ops.sequencer.view_all()

View all the strips in the sequencer

bpy.ops.sequencer.view_all_preview()

Zoom preview to fit in the area

bpy.ops.sequencer.view_frame()

Reset viewable area to show range around current frame

bpy.ops.sequencer.view_ghost_border(xmin=0, xmax=0, ymin=0, ymax=0, wait_for_input=True)

Set the boundaries of the border used for offset-view

Parameters:
  • xmin (int in [-inf, inf], (optional)) – X Min
  • xmax (int in [-inf, inf], (optional)) – X Max
  • ymin (int in [-inf, inf], (optional)) – Y Min
  • ymax (int in [-inf, inf], (optional)) – Y Max
  • wait_for_input (boolean, (optional)) – Wait for Input
bpy.ops.sequencer.view_selected()

Zoom the sequencer on the selected strips

bpy.ops.sequencer.view_toggle()

Toggle between sequencer views (sequence, preview, both)

bpy.ops.sequencer.view_zoom_ratio(ratio=1.0)

Change zoom ratio of sequencer preview

Parameters:ratio (float in [-inf, inf], (optional)) – Ratio, Zoom ratio, 1.0 is 1:1, higher is zoomed in, lower is zoomed out