PreferencesView(bpy_struct)

base class — bpy_struct

class bpy.types.PreferencesView(bpy_struct)

Preferences related to viewing data

color_picker_type

Different styles of displaying the color picker widget

  • CIRCLE_HSV Circle (HSV), A circular Hue/Saturation color wheel, with Value slider.

  • CIRCLE_HSL Circle (HSL), A circular Hue/Saturation color wheel, with Lightness slider.

  • SQUARE_SV Square (SV + H), A square showing Saturation/Value, with Hue slider.

  • SQUARE_HS Square (HS + V), A square showing Hue/Saturation, with Value slider.

  • SQUARE_HV Square (HV + S), A square showing Hue/Value, with Saturation slider.

Type

enum in [‘CIRCLE_HSV’, ‘CIRCLE_HSL’, ‘SQUARE_SV’, ‘SQUARE_HS’, ‘SQUARE_HV’], default ‘CIRCLE_HSV’

factor_display_type

How factor values are displayed

  • FACTOR Factor, Display factors as values between 0 and 1.

  • PERCENTAGE Percentage, Display factors as percentages.

Type

enum in [‘FACTOR’, ‘PERCENTAGE’], default ‘FACTOR’

filebrowser_display_type

Default location where the File Editor will be displayed in

  • SCREEN Maximized Area, Open the temporary editor in a maximized screen.

  • WINDOW New Window, Open the temporary editor in a new window.

Type

enum in [‘SCREEN’, ‘WINDOW’], default ‘WINDOW’

font_path_ui

Path to interface font

Type

string, default “”, (never None)

font_path_ui_mono

Path to interface monospaced Font

Type

string, default “”, (never None)

gizmo_size

Diameter of the gizmo

Type

int in [10, 200], default 75

header_align

Default header position for new space-types

  • NONE Keep Existing, Keep existing header alignment.

  • TOP Top, Top aligned on load.

  • BOTTOM Bottom, Bottom align on load (except for property editors).

Type

enum in [‘NONE’, ‘TOP’, ‘BOTTOM’], default ‘NONE’

language

Language used for translation

  • DEFAULT Automatic (Automatic), Automatically choose system’s defined language if available, or fall-back to English.

Type

enum in [‘DEFAULT’], default ‘DEFAULT’

lookdev_sphere_size

Diameter of the HDRI preview spheres

Type

int in [50, 400], default 150

mini_axis_brightness

Brightness of the icon

Type

int in [0, 10], default 8

mini_axis_size

The axes icon’s size

Type

int in [10, 64], default 25

mini_axis_type

Show a small rotating 3D axes in the top right corner of the 3D View

Type

enum in [‘NONE’, ‘MINIMAL’, ‘GIZMO’], default ‘GIZMO’

open_sublevel_delay

Time delay in 1/10 seconds before automatically opening sub level menus

Type

int in [1, 40], default 2

open_toplevel_delay

Time delay in 1/10 seconds before automatically opening top level menus

Type

int in [1, 40], default 5

pie_animation_timeout

Time needed to fully animate the pie to unfolded state (in 1/100ths of sec)

Type

int in [0, 1000], default 6

pie_initial_timeout

Pie menus will use the initial mouse position as center for this amount of time (in 1/100ths of sec)

Type

int in [0, 1000], default 0

pie_menu_confirm

Distance threshold after which selection is made (zero to disable)

Type

int in [0, 1000], default 0

pie_menu_radius

Pie menu size in pixels

Type

int in [0, 1000], default 100

pie_menu_threshold

Distance from center needed before a selection can be made

Type

int in [0, 1000], default 12

pie_tap_timeout

Pie menu button held longer than this will dismiss menu on release.(in 1/100ths of sec)

Type

int in [0, 1000], default 20

render_display_type

Default location where rendered images will be displayed in

  • NONE Keep User Interface, Images are rendered without changing the user interface.

  • SCREEN Maximized Area, Images are rendered in a maximized Image Editor.

  • AREA Image Editor, Images are rendered in an Image Editor.

  • WINDOW New Window, Images are rendered in a new window.

Type

enum in [‘NONE’, ‘SCREEN’, ‘AREA’, ‘WINDOW’], default ‘WINDOW’

rotation_angle

Rotation step for numerical pad keys (2 4 6 8)

Type

float in [0, 90], default 15.0

show_addons_enabled_only

Only show enabled add-ons. Un-check to see all installed add-ons

Type

boolean, default False

show_column_layout

Use a column layout for toolbox

Type

boolean, default True

show_developer_ui

Show options for developers (edit source in context menu, geometry indices)

Type

boolean, default False

show_gizmo

Use transform gizmos by default

Type

boolean, default True

show_layout_ui

Split and join editors by dragging from corners

Type

boolean, default False

show_navigate_ui

Show navigation controls in 2D & 3D views which do not have scroll bars

Type

boolean, default True

show_object_info

Display objects name and frame number in 3D view

Type

boolean, default True

show_playback_fps

Show the frames per second screen refresh rate, while animation is played back

Type

boolean, default True

show_splash

Display splash screen on startup

Type

boolean, default False

show_statusbar_memory

Show Blender memory usage

Type

boolean, default False

show_statusbar_stats

Show scene statistics

Type

boolean, default False

show_statusbar_version

Show Blender version string

Type

boolean, default True

show_statusbar_vram

Show GPU video memory usage

Type

boolean, default False

show_tooltips

Display tooltips (when off hold Alt to force display)

Type

boolean, default True

show_tooltips_python

Show Python references in tooltips

Type

boolean, default False

show_view_name

Show the name of the view’s direction in each 3D View

Type

boolean, default True

smooth_view

Time to animate the view in milliseconds, zero to disable

Type

int in [0, 1000], default 200

text_hinting

Method for making user interface text render sharp

Type

enum in [‘AUTO’, ‘NONE’, ‘SLIGHT’, ‘FULL’], default ‘AUTO’

timecode_style

Format of Time Codes displayed when not displaying timing in terms of frames

  • MINIMAL Minimal Info, Most compact representation, uses ‘+’ as separator for sub-second frame numbers, with left and right truncation of the timecode as necessary.

  • SMPTE SMPTE (Full), Full SMPTE timecode (format is HH:MM:SS:FF).

  • SMPTE_COMPACT SMPTE (Compact), SMPTE timecode showing minutes, seconds, and frames only - hours are also shown if necessary, but not by default.

  • MILLISECONDS Compact with Milliseconds, Similar to SMPTE (Compact), except that instead of frames, milliseconds are shown instead.

  • SECONDS_ONLY Only Seconds, Direct conversion of frame numbers to seconds.

Type

enum in [‘MINIMAL’, ‘SMPTE’, ‘SMPTE_COMPACT’, ‘MILLISECONDS’, ‘SECONDS_ONLY’], default ‘MINIMAL’

ui_line_width

Changes the thickness of widget outlines, lines and dots in the interface

  • THIN Thin, Thinner lines than the default.

  • AUTO Default, Automatic line width based on UI scale.

  • THICK Thick, Thicker lines than the default.

Type

enum in [‘THIN’, ‘AUTO’, ‘THICK’], default ‘AUTO’

ui_scale

Changes the size of the fonts and widgets in the interface

Type

float in [0.25, 4], default 1.0

use_directional_menus

Otherwise menus, etc will always be top to bottom, left to right, no matter opening direction

Type

boolean, default False

use_mouse_over_open

Open menu buttons and pulldowns automatically when the mouse is hovering

Type

boolean, default False

use_save_prompt

Ask for confirmation when quitting with unsaved changes

Type

boolean, default True

use_text_antialiasing

Draw user interface text anti-aliased

Type

boolean, default False

use_translate_interface

Translate all labels in menus, buttons and panels (note that this might make it hard to follow tutorials or the manual)

Type

boolean, default False

use_translate_new_dataname

Translate the names of new data-blocks (objects, materials…)

Type

boolean, default False

use_translate_tooltips

Translate the descriptions when hovering UI elements (recommended)

Type

boolean, default True

use_weight_color_range

Enable color range used for weight visualization in weight painting mode

Type

boolean, default False

view2d_grid_spacing_min

Minimum number of pixels between each gridline in 2D Viewports

Type

int in [1, 500], default 45

view_frame_keyframes

Keyframes around cursor that we zoom around

Type

int in [1, 500], default 0

view_frame_seconds

Seconds around cursor that we zoom around

Type

float in [0, 10000], default 0.0

view_frame_type

How zooming to frame focuses around current frame

Type

enum in [‘KEEP_RANGE’, ‘SECONDS’, ‘KEYFRAMES’], default ‘KEEP_RANGE’

weight_color_range

Color range used for weight visualization in weight painting mode

Type

ColorRamp, (readonly, never None)

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

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