Preferences Operators

bpy.ops.preferences.addon_disable(module='')

Disable an add-on

Parameters

module (string, (optional, never None)) – Module, Module name of the add-on to disable

File

startup/bl_operators/userpref.py:467

bpy.ops.preferences.addon_enable(module='')

Enable an add-on

Parameters

module (string, (optional, never None)) – Module, Module name of the add-on to enable

File

startup/bl_operators/userpref.py:421

bpy.ops.preferences.addon_expand(module='')

Display information and preferences for this add-on

Parameters

module (string, (optional, never None)) – Module, Module name of the add-on to expand

File

startup/bl_operators/userpref.py:795

bpy.ops.preferences.addon_install(overwrite=True, target='DEFAULT', filepath='', filter_folder=True, filter_python=True, filter_glob='*.py;*.zip')

Install an add-on

Parameters
  • overwrite (boolean, (optional)) – Overwrite, Remove existing add-ons with the same ID

  • target (enum in ['DEFAULT', 'PREFS'], (optional)) – Target Path

  • filepath (string, (optional, never None)) – filepath

  • filter_folder (boolean, (optional)) – Filter folders

  • filter_python (boolean, (optional)) – Filter python

  • filter_glob (string, (optional, never None)) – filter_glob

File

startup/bl_operators/userpref.py:603

bpy.ops.preferences.addon_refresh()

Scan add-on directories for new modules

File

startup/bl_operators/userpref.py:557

bpy.ops.preferences.addon_remove(module='')

Delete the add-on from the file system

Parameters

module (string, (optional, never None)) – Module, Module name of the add-on to remove

File

startup/bl_operators/userpref.py:750

bpy.ops.preferences.addon_show(module='')

Show add-on preferences

Parameters

module (string, (optional, never None)) – Module, Module name of the add-on to expand

File

startup/bl_operators/userpref.py:819

bpy.ops.preferences.app_template_install(overwrite=True, filepath='', filter_folder=True, filter_glob='*.zip')

Install an application template

Parameters
  • overwrite (boolean, (optional)) – Overwrite, Remove existing template with the same ID

  • filepath (string, (optional, never None)) – filepath

  • filter_folder (boolean, (optional)) – Filter folders

  • filter_glob (string, (optional, never None)) – filter_glob

File

startup/bl_operators/userpref.py:865

bpy.ops.preferences.asset_library_add(directory='', 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_usd=False, filter_obj=False, filter_volume=False, filter_folder=True, filter_blenlib=False, filemode=9, display_type='DEFAULT', sort_method='')

Add a directory to be used by the Asset Browser as source of assets

Parameters
  • directory (string, (optional, never None)) – Directory, Directory of the file

  • 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_usd (boolean, (optional)) – Filter USD files

  • filter_obj (boolean, (optional)) – Filter OBJ files

  • filter_volume (boolean, (optional)) – Filter OpenVDB volume 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 [], (optional)) – File sorting mode

bpy.ops.preferences.asset_library_remove(index=0)

Remove a path to a .blend file, so the Asset Browser will not attempt to show it anymore

Parameters

index (int in [0, inf], (optional)) – Index

bpy.ops.preferences.associate_blend()

Use this installation for .blend files and to display thumbnails

bpy.ops.preferences.autoexec_path_add()

Add path to exclude from auto-execution

bpy.ops.preferences.autoexec_path_remove(index=0)

Remove path to exclude from auto-execution

Parameters

index (int in [0, inf], (optional)) – Index

bpy.ops.preferences.copy_prev()

Copy settings from previous version

File

startup/bl_operators/userpref.py:128

bpy.ops.preferences.keyconfig_activate(filepath='')

Undocumented, consider contributing.

Parameters

filepath (string, (optional, never None)) – filepath

File

startup/bl_operators/userpref.py:61

bpy.ops.preferences.keyconfig_export(all=False, filepath='', filter_folder=True, filter_text=True, filter_python=True)

Export key configuration to a python script

Parameters
  • all (boolean, (optional)) – All Keymaps, Write all keymaps (not just user modified)

  • filepath (string, (optional, never None)) – filepath

  • filter_folder (boolean, (optional)) – Filter folders

  • filter_text (boolean, (optional)) – Filter text

  • filter_python (boolean, (optional)) – Filter python

File

startup/bl_operators/userpref.py:263

bpy.ops.preferences.keyconfig_import(filepath='keymap.py', filter_folder=True, filter_text=True, filter_python=True, keep_original=True)

Import key configuration from a python script

Parameters
  • filepath (string, (optional, never None)) – filepath

  • filter_folder (boolean, (optional)) – Filter folders

  • filter_text (boolean, (optional)) – Filter text

  • filter_python (boolean, (optional)) – Filter python

  • keep_original (boolean, (optional)) – Keep Original, Keep original file after copying to configuration folder

File

startup/bl_operators/userpref.py:192

bpy.ops.preferences.keyconfig_remove()

Remove key config

File

startup/bl_operators/userpref.py:401

bpy.ops.preferences.keyconfig_test()

Test key configuration for conflicts

File

startup/bl_operators/userpref.py:150

bpy.ops.preferences.keyitem_add()

Add key map item

File

startup/bl_operators/userpref.py:349

bpy.ops.preferences.keyitem_remove(item_id=0)

Remove key map item

Parameters

item_id (int in [-inf, inf], (optional)) – Item Identifier, Identifier of the item to remove

File

startup/bl_operators/userpref.py:381

bpy.ops.preferences.keyitem_restore(item_id=0)

Restore key map item

Parameters

item_id (int in [-inf, inf], (optional)) – Item Identifier, Identifier of the item to restore

File

startup/bl_operators/userpref.py:334

bpy.ops.preferences.keymap_restore(all=False)

Restore key map(s)

Parameters

all (boolean, (optional)) – All Keymaps, Restore all keymaps to default

File

startup/bl_operators/userpref.py:305

bpy.ops.preferences.reset_default_theme()

Reset to the default theme colors

bpy.ops.preferences.studiolight_copy_settings(index=0)

Copy Studio Light settings to the Studio Light editor

Parameters

index (int in [-inf, inf], (optional)) – index

File

startup/bl_operators/userpref.py:1097

bpy.ops.preferences.studiolight_install(files=None, directory='', filter_folder=True, filter_glob='*.png;*.jpg;*.hdr;*.exr', type='MATCAP')

Install a user defined light

Parameters
  • files (bpy_prop_collection of OperatorFileListElement, (optional)) – File Path

  • directory (string, (optional, never None)) – directory

  • filter_folder (boolean, (optional)) – Filter Folders

  • filter_glob (string, (optional, never None)) – filter_glob

  • type (enum in ['MATCAP', 'WORLD', 'STUDIO'], (optional)) –

    Type

    • MATCAP MatCap – Install custom MatCaps.

    • WORLD World – Install custom HDRIs.

    • STUDIO Studio – Install custom Studio Lights.

File

startup/bl_operators/userpref.py:974

bpy.ops.preferences.studiolight_new(filename='StudioLight')

Save custom studio light from the studio light editor settings

Parameters

filename (string, (optional, never None)) – Name

File

startup/bl_operators/userpref.py:1020

bpy.ops.preferences.studiolight_show()

Show light preferences

File

startup/bl_operators/userpref.py:1119

bpy.ops.preferences.studiolight_uninstall(index=0)

Delete Studio Light

Parameters

index (int in [-inf, inf], (optional)) – index

File

startup/bl_operators/userpref.py:1074

bpy.ops.preferences.theme_install(overwrite=True, filepath='', filter_folder=True, filter_glob='*.xml')

Load and apply a Blender XML theme file

Parameters
  • overwrite (boolean, (optional)) – Overwrite, Remove existing theme file if exists

  • filepath (string, (optional, never None)) – filepath

  • filter_folder (boolean, (optional)) – Filter folders

  • filter_glob (string, (optional, never None)) – filter_glob

File

startup/bl_operators/userpref.py:509