Image Operators

bpy.ops.image.add_render_slot()

Add a new render slot

bpy.ops.image.change_frame(frame=0)

Interactively change the current frame number

Parameters

frame (int in [-1048574, 1048574], (optional)) – Frame

bpy.ops.image.clear_render_border()

Clear the boundaries of the render region and disable render region

bpy.ops.image.clear_render_slot()

Clear the currently selected render slot

bpy.ops.image.curves_point_set(point='BLACK_POINT', size=1)

Set black point or white point for curves

Parameters
  • point (enum in ['BLACK_POINT', 'WHITE_POINT'], (optional)) – Point, Set black point or white point for curves

  • size (int in [1, 128], (optional)) – Sample Size

bpy.ops.image.cycle_render_slot(reverse=False)

Cycle through all non-void render slots

Parameters

reverse (boolean, (optional)) – Cycle in Reverse

bpy.ops.image.external_edit(filepath='')

Edit image in an external application

Parameters

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

File

startupbl_operatorsimage.py:61

bpy.ops.image.invert(invert_r=False, invert_g=False, invert_b=False, invert_a=False)

Invert image’s channels

Parameters
  • invert_r (boolean, (optional)) – Red, Invert Red Channel

  • invert_g (boolean, (optional)) – Green, Invert Green Channel

  • invert_b (boolean, (optional)) – Blue, Invert Blue Channel

  • invert_a (boolean, (optional)) – Alpha, Invert Alpha Channel

bpy.ops.image.match_movie_length()

Set image’s user’s length to the one of this video

bpy.ops.image.new(name='Untitled', width=1024, height=1024, color=0.0, 0.0, 0.0, 1.0, alpha=True, generated_type='BLANK', float=False, use_stereo_3d=False, tiled=False)

Create a new image

Parameters
  • name (string, (optional, never None)) – Name, Image data-block name

  • width (int in [1, inf], (optional)) – Width, Image width

  • height (int in [1, inf], (optional)) – Height, Image height

  • color (float array of 4 items in [0, inf], (optional)) – Color, Default fill color

  • alpha (boolean, (optional)) – Alpha, Create an image with an alpha channel

  • generated_type (enum in ['BLANK', 'UV_GRID', 'COLOR_GRID'], (optional)) –

    Generated Type, Fill the image with a grid for UV map testing

    • BLANK Blank, Generate a blank image.

    • UV_GRID UV Grid, Generated grid to test UV mappings.

    • COLOR_GRID Color Grid, Generated improved UV grid to test UV mappings.

  • float (boolean, (optional)) – 32 bit Float, Create image with 32 bit floating point bit depth

  • use_stereo_3d (boolean, (optional)) – Stereo 3D, Create an image with left and right views

  • tiled (boolean, (optional)) – Tiled, Create a tiled image

bpy.ops.image.open(filepath='', directory='', files=None, hide_props_region=True, filter_blender=False, filter_backup=False, filter_image=True, filter_movie=True, 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_volume=False, filter_folder=True, filter_blenlib=False, filemode=9, relative_path=True, show_multiview=False, use_multiview=False, display_type='DEFAULT', sort_method='', use_sequence_detection=True, use_udim_detecting=True)

Open image

Parameters
  • filepath (string, (optional, never None)) – File Path, Path to file

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

  • files (bpy_prop_collection of OperatorFileListElement, (optional)) – Files

  • 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_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

  • relative_path (boolean, (optional)) – Relative Path, Select the file relative to the blend file

  • show_multiview (boolean, (optional)) – Enable Multi-View

  • use_multiview (boolean, (optional)) – Use Multi-View

  • 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

  • use_sequence_detection (boolean, (optional)) – Detect Sequences, Automatically detect animated sequences in selected images (based on file names)

  • use_udim_detecting (boolean, (optional)) – Detect UDIMs, Detect selected UDIM files and load all matching tiles

bpy.ops.image.pack()

Pack an image as embedded data into the .blend file

bpy.ops.image.project_apply()

Project edited image back onto the object

File

startupbl_operatorsimage.py:196

bpy.ops.image.project_edit()

Edit a snapshot of the view-port in an external image editor

File

startupbl_operatorsimage.py:126

bpy.ops.image.read_viewlayers()

Read all the current scene’s view layers from cache, as needed

bpy.ops.image.reload()

Reload current image from disk

bpy.ops.image.remove_render_slot()

Remove the current render slot

bpy.ops.image.render_border(xmin=0, xmax=0, ymin=0, ymax=0, wait_for_input=True)

Set the boundaries of the render region and enable render region

Parameters
  • xmin (int in [-inf, inf], (optional)) – X Min

  • xmax (int in [-inf, inf], (optional)) – X Max

  • ymin (int in [-inf, inf], (optional)) – Y Min

  • ymax (int in [-inf, inf], (optional)) – Y Max

  • wait_for_input (boolean, (optional)) – Wait for Input

bpy.ops.image.replace(filepath='', hide_props_region=True, filter_blender=False, filter_backup=False, filter_image=True, filter_movie=True, 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_volume=False, filter_folder=True, filter_blenlib=False, filemode=9, relative_path=True, show_multiview=False, use_multiview=False, display_type='DEFAULT', sort_method='')

Replace current image by another one from disk

Parameters
  • filepath (string, (optional, never None)) – File Path, Path to 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_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

  • relative_path (boolean, (optional)) – Relative Path, Select the file relative to the blend file

  • show_multiview (boolean, (optional)) – Enable Multi-View

  • use_multiview (boolean, (optional)) – Use Multi-View

  • 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.image.resize(size=0, 0)

Resize the image

Parameters

size (int array of 2 items in [1, inf], (optional)) – Size

bpy.ops.image.sample(size=1)

Use mouse to sample a color in current image

Parameters

size (int in [1, 128], (optional)) – Sample Size

bpy.ops.image.sample_line(xstart=0, xend=0, ystart=0, yend=0, flip=False, cursor=5)

Sample a line and show it in Scope panels

Parameters
  • xstart (int in [-inf, inf], (optional)) – X Start

  • xend (int in [-inf, inf], (optional)) – X End

  • ystart (int in [-inf, inf], (optional)) – Y Start

  • yend (int in [-inf, inf], (optional)) – Y End

  • flip (boolean, (optional)) – Flip

  • cursor (int in [0, inf], (optional)) – Cursor, Mouse cursor style to use during the modal operator

bpy.ops.image.save()

Save the image with current name and settings

bpy.ops.image.save_all_modified()

Save all modified images

bpy.ops.image.save_as(save_as_render=False, copy=False, filepath='', check_existing=True, filter_blender=False, filter_backup=False, filter_image=True, filter_movie=True, 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_volume=False, filter_folder=True, filter_blenlib=False, filemode=9, relative_path=True, show_multiview=False, use_multiview=False, display_type='DEFAULT', sort_method='')

Save the image with another name and/or settings

Parameters
  • save_as_render (boolean, (optional)) – Save As Render, Apply render part of display transform when saving byte image

  • copy (boolean, (optional)) – Copy, Create a new image file without modifying the current image in blender

  • filepath (string, (optional, never None)) – File Path, Path to file

  • check_existing (boolean, (optional)) – Check Existing, Check and warn on overwriting existing files

  • 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_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

  • relative_path (boolean, (optional)) – Relative Path, Select the file relative to the blend file

  • show_multiview (boolean, (optional)) – Enable Multi-View

  • use_multiview (boolean, (optional)) – Use Multi-View

  • 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.image.save_sequence()

Save a sequence of images

bpy.ops.image.tile_add(number=1002, count=1, label='', fill=True, color=0.0, 0.0, 0.0, 1.0, generated_type='BLANK', width=1024, height=1024, float=False, alpha=True)

Adds a tile to the image

Parameters
  • number (int in [1001, 1999], (optional)) – Number, UDIM number of the tile

  • count (int in [1, inf], (optional)) – Count, How many tiles to add

  • label (string, (optional, never None)) – Label, Optional tile label

  • fill (boolean, (optional)) – Fill, Fill new tile with a generated image

  • color (float array of 4 items in [0, inf], (optional)) – Color, Default fill color

  • generated_type (enum in ['BLANK', 'UV_GRID', 'COLOR_GRID'], (optional)) –

    Generated Type, Fill the image with a grid for UV map testing

    • BLANK Blank, Generate a blank image.

    • UV_GRID UV Grid, Generated grid to test UV mappings.

    • COLOR_GRID Color Grid, Generated improved UV grid to test UV mappings.

  • width (int in [1, inf], (optional)) – Width, Image width

  • height (int in [1, inf], (optional)) – Height, Image height

  • float (boolean, (optional)) – 32 bit Float, Create image with 32 bit floating point bit depth

  • alpha (boolean, (optional)) – Alpha, Create an image with an alpha channel

bpy.ops.image.tile_fill(color=0.0, 0.0, 0.0, 1.0, generated_type='BLANK', width=1024, height=1024, float=False, alpha=True)

Fill the current tile with a generated image

Parameters
  • color (float array of 4 items in [0, inf], (optional)) – Color, Default fill color

  • generated_type (enum in ['BLANK', 'UV_GRID', 'COLOR_GRID'], (optional)) –

    Generated Type, Fill the image with a grid for UV map testing

    • BLANK Blank, Generate a blank image.

    • UV_GRID UV Grid, Generated grid to test UV mappings.

    • COLOR_GRID Color Grid, Generated improved UV grid to test UV mappings.

  • width (int in [1, inf], (optional)) – Width, Image width

  • height (int in [1, inf], (optional)) – Height, Image height

  • float (boolean, (optional)) – 32 bit Float, Create image with 32 bit floating point bit depth

  • alpha (boolean, (optional)) – Alpha, Create an image with an alpha channel

bpy.ops.image.tile_remove()

Removes a tile from the image

bpy.ops.image.unpack(method='USE_LOCAL', id='')

Save an image packed in the .blend file to disk

Parameters
  • method (enum in ['REMOVE', 'USE_LOCAL', 'WRITE_LOCAL', 'USE_ORIGINAL', 'WRITE_ORIGINAL'], (optional)) – Method, How to unpack

  • id (string, (optional, never None)) – Image Name, Image data-block name to unpack

bpy.ops.image.view_all(fit_view=False)

View the entire image

Parameters

fit_view (boolean, (optional)) – Fit View, Fit frame to the viewport

bpy.ops.image.view_center_cursor()

Center the view so that the cursor is in the middle of the view

bpy.ops.image.view_ndof()

Use a 3D mouse device to pan/zoom the view

bpy.ops.image.view_pan(offset=0.0, 0.0)

Pan the view

Parameters

offset (float array of 2 items in [-inf, inf], (optional)) – Offset, Offset in floating point units, 1.0 is the width and height of the image

bpy.ops.image.view_selected()

View all selected UVs

bpy.ops.image.view_zoom(factor=0.0, use_cursor_init=True)

Zoom in/out the image

Parameters
  • factor (float in [-inf, inf], (optional)) – Factor, Zoom factor, values higher than 1.0 zoom in, lower values zoom out

  • use_cursor_init (boolean, (optional)) – Use Mouse Position, Allow the initial mouse position to be used

bpy.ops.image.view_zoom_border(xmin=0, xmax=0, ymin=0, ymax=0, wait_for_input=True, zoom_out=False)

Zoom in the view to the nearest item contained in the border

Parameters
  • xmin (int in [-inf, inf], (optional)) – X Min

  • xmax (int in [-inf, inf], (optional)) – X Max

  • ymin (int in [-inf, inf], (optional)) – Y Min

  • ymax (int in [-inf, inf], (optional)) – Y Max

  • wait_for_input (boolean, (optional)) – Wait for Input

  • zoom_out (boolean, (optional)) – Zoom Out

bpy.ops.image.view_zoom_in(location=0.0, 0.0)

Zoom in the image (centered around 2D cursor)

Parameters

location (float array of 2 items in [-inf, inf], (optional)) – Location, Cursor location in screen coordinates

bpy.ops.image.view_zoom_out(location=0.0, 0.0)

Zoom out the image (centered around 2D cursor)

Parameters

location (float array of 2 items in [-inf, inf], (optional)) – Location, Cursor location in screen coordinates

bpy.ops.image.view_zoom_ratio(ratio=0.0)

Set zoom ratio of the view

Parameters

ratio (float in [-inf, inf], (optional)) – Ratio, Zoom ratio, 1.0 is 1:1, higher is zoomed in, lower is zoomed out