NodeSocketInterface(bpy_struct)

base class — bpy_struct

subclasses — NodeSocketInterfaceStandard

class bpy.types.NodeSocketInterface.NodeSocketInterface(bpy_struct)

Parameters to define node sockets

bl_socket_idname
Type

string, default “”, (never None)

hide_value

Hide the socket input value even when the socket is not connected

Type

boolean, default False

identifier

Unique identifier for mapping sockets

Type

string, default “”, (readonly, never None)

is_output

True if the socket is an output, otherwise input

Type

boolean, default False, (readonly)

name

Socket name

Type

string, default “”, (never None)

draw(context, layout)

Draw template settings

Parameters

layout (UILayout, (never None)) – Layout, Layout in the UI

draw_color(context)

Color of the socket icon

Returns

Color

Return type

float array of 4 items in [0, 1]

register_properties(data_rna_type)

Define RNA properties of a socket

Parameters

data_rna_type (Struct) – Data RNA Type, RNA type for special socket properties

init_socket(node, socket, data_path)

Initialize a node socket instance

Parameters
  • node (Node, (never None)) – Node, Node of the socket to initialize

  • socket (NodeSocket, (never None)) – Socket, Socket to initialize

  • data_path (string, (never None)) – Data Path, Path to specialized socket data

from_socket(node, socket)

Setup template parameters from an existing socket

Parameters
  • node (Node, (never None)) – Node, Node of the original socket

  • socket (NodeSocket, (never None)) – Socket, Original socket

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

Inherited Properties

  • bpy_struct.id_data

Inherited Functions

  • bpy_struct.as_pointer

  • bpy_struct.driver_add

  • bpy_struct.driver_remove

  • bpy_struct.get

  • bpy_struct.is_property_hidden

  • bpy_struct.is_property_overridable_library

  • bpy_struct.is_property_readonly

  • bpy_struct.is_property_set

  • bpy_struct.items

  • bpy_struct.keyframe_delete

  • bpy_struct.keyframe_insert

  • bpy_struct.keys

  • bpy_struct.path_from_id

  • bpy_struct.path_resolve

  • bpy_struct.pop

  • bpy_struct.property_overridable_library_set

  • bpy_struct.property_unset

  • bpy_struct.type_recast

  • bpy_struct.values

References

  • NodeTree.inputs

  • NodeTree.outputs

  • NodeTreeInputs.new

  • NodeTreeInputs.remove

  • NodeTreeOutputs.new

  • NodeTreeOutputs.remove