NodeSocketInterface(bpy_struct)

base class — bpy_struct

subclasses — NodeSocketInterfaceStandard

class bpy.types.NodeSocketInterface(bpy_struct)

Parameters to define node sockets

attribute_domain

Attribute domain used by the geometry nodes modifier to create an attribute output

Type

enum in Attribute Domain Items, default ‘POINT’

bl_label

Label to display for the socket type in the UI

Type

string, default “”, (never None)

bl_socket_idname
Type

string, default “”, (never None)

default_attribute_name

The attribute name used by default when the node group is used by a geometry nodes modifier

Type

string, default “”, (never None)

description

Socket tooltip

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]

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

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