Data Previews

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File Browser Previews.

The File Browser supports many types of previews. These include:

  • Image and video formats

  • Blend-files

  • Internal Data-blocks

  • Fonts

Data-Blocks

Creating and Deleting Previews

Reference

Editor

Info Editor

Menu

File ‣ Data Previews

Previews can be created and deleted in many ways from Info Editor ‣ File ‣ Data Previews.

Refresh Data-Block Previews

Ensures that data-block previews are available and up to date.

Batch-Generate Previews

Generates previews for selected blend-files.

Scenes

Generates previews for scenes.

Groups

Generates previews for groups.

Objects

Generates previews for objects.

Material/Textures/...

Generates Previews for materials, textures, images, etc.

Trusted Blend Files

Enables Python evaluation for blend-files.

Save Backups

Enables backups in case blend-files become corrupt while generating previews. This can be useful when you are worried about large files or can be disabled to save drive space.

Clear Data-block Previews

Clears data-block previews.

Batch-Clear Previews

Clears previews for selected blend-files.

Scenes

Clears previews for scenes.

Groups

Clears previews for groups.

Objects

Clears previews for objects.

Material/Textures...

Clears previews for materials, textures, images, etc.

Trusted Blend Files

Enables Python evaluation for blend-files.

Save Backups

Enables backups in case blend-files become corrupt while generating previews.