Gizmo(bpy_struct)

base class — bpy_struct

class bpy.types.Gizmo(bpy_struct)

Collection of gizmos

alpha
Type:float in [0, 1], default 0.0
alpha_highlight
Type:float in [0, 1], default 0.0
bl_idname
Type:string, default “”, (never None)
color
Type:float array of 3 items in [0, inf], default (0.0, 0.0, 0.0)
color_highlight
Type:float array of 3 items in [0, inf], default (0.0, 0.0, 0.0)
group

Gizmo group this gizmo is a member of

Type:GizmoGroup, (readonly)
hide
Type:boolean, default False
hide_select
Type:boolean, default False
is_highlight
Type:boolean, default False, (readonly)
is_modal
Type:boolean, default False, (readonly)
line_width
Type:float in [0, inf], default 0.0
matrix_basis
Type:float multi-dimensional array of 4 * 4 items in [-inf, inf], default ((0.0, 0.0, 0.0, 0.0), (0.0, 0.0, 0.0, 0.0), (0.0, 0.0, 0.0, 0.0), (0.0, 0.0, 0.0, 0.0))
matrix_offset
Type:float multi-dimensional array of 4 * 4 items in [-inf, inf], default ((0.0, 0.0, 0.0, 0.0), (0.0, 0.0, 0.0, 0.0), (0.0, 0.0, 0.0, 0.0), (0.0, 0.0, 0.0, 0.0))
matrix_space
Type:float multi-dimensional array of 4 * 4 items in [-inf, inf], default ((0.0, 0.0, 0.0, 0.0), (0.0, 0.0, 0.0, 0.0), (0.0, 0.0, 0.0, 0.0), (0.0, 0.0, 0.0, 0.0))
matrix_world
Type:float multi-dimensional array of 4 * 4 items in [-inf, inf], default ((0.0, 0.0, 0.0, 0.0), (0.0, 0.0, 0.0, 0.0), (0.0, 0.0, 0.0, 0.0), (0.0, 0.0, 0.0, 0.0)), (readonly)
properties
Type:GizmoProperties, (readonly, never None)
scale_basis
Type:float in [0, inf], default 0.0
select
Type:boolean, default False
use_draw_hover
Type:boolean, default False
use_draw_modal

Draw while dragging

Type:boolean, default False
use_draw_offset_scale

Scale the offset matrix (use to apply screen-space offset)

Type:boolean, default False
use_draw_scale

Use scale when calculating the matrix

Type:boolean, default False
use_draw_value

Show an indicator for the current value while dragging

Type:boolean, default False
use_grab_cursor
Type:boolean, default False
use_operator_tool_properties

Merge active tool properties on activation (does not overwrite existing)

Type:boolean, default False
use_select_background

Don’t write into the depth buffer

Type:boolean, default False
draw(context)
draw_select(context, select_id=0)
test_select(context, location)
Parameters:location (int array of 2 items in [-inf, inf], (never None)) – Location, Region coordinates
Returns:Use -1 to skip this gizmo
Return type:int in [-1, inf]
modal(context, event, tweak)
Parameters:tweak (enum set in {'PRECISE', 'SNAP'}) – Tweak
Returns:result
  • RUNNING_MODAL Running Modal, Keep the operator running with blender.
  • CANCELLED Cancelled, When no action has been taken, operator exits.
  • FINISHED Finished, When the operator is complete, operator exits.
  • PASS_THROUGH Pass Through, Do nothing and pass the event on.
  • INTERFACE Interface, Handled but not executed (popup menus).
Return type:enum set in {‘RUNNING_MODAL’, ‘CANCELLED’, ‘FINISHED’, ‘PASS_THROUGH’, ‘INTERFACE’}
setup()
invoke(context, event)
Returns:result
  • RUNNING_MODAL Running Modal, Keep the operator running with blender.
  • CANCELLED Cancelled, When no action has been taken, operator exits.
  • FINISHED Finished, When the operator is complete, operator exits.
  • PASS_THROUGH Pass Through, Do nothing and pass the event on.
  • INTERFACE Interface, Handled but not executed (popup menus).
Return type:enum set in {‘RUNNING_MODAL’, ‘CANCELLED’, ‘FINISHED’, ‘PASS_THROUGH’, ‘INTERFACE’}
exit(context, cancel)
Parameters:cancel (boolean) – Cancel, otherwise confirm
select_refresh()
draw_preset_box(matrix, select_id=-1)

Draw a box

Parameters:
  • matrix (float multi-dimensional array of 4 * 4 items in [-inf, inf]) – The matrix to transform
  • select_id (int in [-1, inf], (optional)) – Zero when not selecting
draw_preset_arrow(matrix, axis='POS_Z', select_id=-1)

Draw a box

Parameters:
  • matrix (float multi-dimensional array of 4 * 4 items in [-inf, inf]) – The matrix to transform
  • axis (enum in ['POS_X', 'POS_Y', 'POS_Z', 'NEG_X', 'NEG_Y', 'NEG_Z'], (optional)) – Arrow Orientation
  • select_id (int in [-1, inf], (optional)) – Zero when not selecting
draw_preset_circle(matrix, axis='POS_Z', select_id=-1)

Draw a box

Parameters:
  • matrix (float multi-dimensional array of 4 * 4 items in [-inf, inf]) – The matrix to transform
  • axis (enum in ['POS_X', 'POS_Y', 'POS_Z', 'NEG_X', 'NEG_Y', 'NEG_Z'], (optional)) – Arrow Orientation
  • select_id (int in [-1, inf], (optional)) – Zero when not selecting
draw_preset_facemap(object, face_map, select_id=-1)

Draw the face-map of a mesh object

Parameters:
  • object (Object, (never None)) – Object
  • face_map (int in [0, inf]) – Face map index
  • select_id (int in [-1, inf], (optional)) – Zero when not selecting
target_set_prop(target, data, property, index=-1)
Parameters:
  • target (string, (never None)) – Target property
  • data (AnyType, (never None)) – Data from which to take property
  • property (string, (never None)) – Identifier of property in data
target_set_operator(operator, index=0)

Operator to run when activating the gizmo (overrides property targets)

Parameters:
  • operator (string, (never None)) – Target operator
  • index (int in [0, 255], (optional)) – Part index
Returns:

Operator properties to fill in

Return type:

OperatorProperties

target_is_valid(property)
Parameters:property (string, (never None)) – Property identifier
Return type:boolean
draw_custom_shape(shape, *, matrix=None, select_id=None)

Draw a shape created form bpy.types.Gizmo.draw_custom_shape.

Parameters:
static new_custom_shape(type, verts)

Create a new shape that can be passed to bpy.types.Gizmo.draw_custom_shape.

Parameters:
  • type (string) – The type of shape to create in (POINTS, LINES, TRIS, LINE_STRIP).
  • verts (sequence of of 2D or 3D coordinates.) – Coordinates.
  • display_name (Callable that takes a string and returns a string.) – Optional callback that takes the full path, returns the name to display.
Returns:

The newly created shape.

Return type:

Undefined (it may change)

classmethod bl_rna_get_subclass(id, default=None)
Parameters:id (string) – The RNA type identifier.
Returns:The RNA type or default when not found.
Return type:bpy.types.Struct subclass
classmethod bl_rna_get_subclass_py(id, default=None)
Parameters:id (string) – The RNA type identifier.
Returns:The class or default when not found.
Return type:type
target_get_range(target):

Get the range for this target property.

Parameters:target – Target property name.
Returns:The range of this property (min, max).
Return type:tuple pair.
target_get_value(target):

Get the value of this target property.

Parameters:target (string) – Target property name.
Returns:The value of the target property.
Return type:Single value or array based on the target type
target_set_handler(target, get, set, range=None):

Assigns callbacks to a gizmos property.

Parameters:
  • get (callable) – Function that returns the value for this property (single value or sequence).
  • set (callable) – Function that takes a single value argument and applies it.
  • range (callable) – Function that returns a (min, max) tuple for gizmos that use a range.
target_set_value(target):

Set the value of this target property.

Parameters:target (string) – Target property name.

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