Screen Operators

bpy.ops.screen.actionzone(modifier=0)

Handle area action zones for mouse actions/gestures

Parameters

modifier (int in [0, 2], (optional)) – Modifier, Modifier state

bpy.ops.screen.animation_cancel(restore_frame=True)

Cancel animation, returning to the original frame

Parameters

restore_frame (boolean, (optional)) – Restore Frame, Restore the frame when animation was initialized

bpy.ops.screen.animation_play(reverse=False, sync=False)

Play animation

Parameters
  • reverse (boolean, (optional)) – Play in Reverse, Animation is played backwards

  • sync (boolean, (optional)) – Sync, Drop frames to maintain framerate

bpy.ops.screen.animation_step()

Step through animation by position

bpy.ops.screen.area_dupli()

Duplicate selected area into new window

bpy.ops.screen.area_join(cursor=0, 0)

Join selected areas into new window

Parameters

cursor (int array of 2 items in [-inf, inf], (optional)) – Cursor

bpy.ops.screen.area_move(x=0, y=0, delta=0)

Move selected area edges

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

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

  • delta (int in [-inf, inf], (optional)) – Delta

bpy.ops.screen.area_options()

Operations for splitting and merging

bpy.ops.screen.area_split(direction='HORIZONTAL', factor=0.5, cursor=0, 0)

Split selected area into new windows

Parameters
  • direction (enum in ['HORIZONTAL', 'VERTICAL'], (optional)) – Direction

  • factor (float in [0, 1], (optional)) – Factor

  • cursor (int array of 2 items in [-inf, inf], (optional)) – Cursor

bpy.ops.screen.area_swap(cursor=0, 0)

Swap selected areas screen positions

Parameters

cursor (int array of 2 items in [-inf, inf], (optional)) – Cursor

bpy.ops.screen.back_to_previous()

Revert back to the original screen layout, before fullscreen area overlay

bpy.ops.screen.delete()

Delete active screen

bpy.ops.screen.drivers_editor_show()

Show drivers editor in a separate window

bpy.ops.screen.frame_jump(end=False)

Jump to first/last frame in frame range

Parameters

end (boolean, (optional)) – Last Frame, Jump to the last frame of the frame range

bpy.ops.screen.frame_offset(delta=0)

Move current frame forward/backward by a given number

Parameters

delta (int in [-inf, inf], (optional)) – Delta

bpy.ops.screen.header_toggle_menus()

Expand or collapse the header pulldown menus

bpy.ops.screen.info_log_show()

Show info log in a separate window

bpy.ops.screen.keyframe_jump(next=True)

Jump to previous/next keyframe

Parameters

next (boolean, (optional)) – Next Keyframe

bpy.ops.screen.marker_jump(next=True)

Jump to previous/next marker

Parameters

next (boolean, (optional)) – Next Marker

bpy.ops.screen.new()

Add a new screen

bpy.ops.screen.redo_last()

Display parameters for last action performed

bpy.ops.screen.region_blend()

Blend in and out overlapping region

bpy.ops.screen.region_context_menu()

Display region context menu

bpy.ops.screen.region_flip()

Toggle the region’s alignment (left/right or top/bottom)

bpy.ops.screen.region_quadview()

Split selected area into camera, front, right & top views

bpy.ops.screen.region_scale()

Scale selected area

bpy.ops.screen.region_toggle(region_type='WINDOW')

Hide or unhide the region

Parameters

region_type (enum in ['WINDOW', 'HEADER', 'CHANNELS', 'TEMPORARY', 'UI', 'TOOLS', 'TOOL_PROPS', 'PREVIEW', 'HUD', 'NAVIGATION_BAR', 'EXECUTE', 'FOOTER', 'TOOL_HEADER'], (optional)) – Region Type, Type of the region to toggle

bpy.ops.screen.repeat_history(index=0)

Display menu for previous actions performed

Parameters

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

bpy.ops.screen.repeat_last()

Repeat last action

bpy.ops.screen.screen_full_area(use_hide_panels=False)

Toggle display selected area as fullscreen/maximized

Parameters

use_hide_panels (boolean, (optional)) – Hide Panels, Hide all the panels

bpy.ops.screen.screen_set(delta=1)

Cycle through available screens

Parameters

delta (int in [-1, 1], (optional)) – Delta

bpy.ops.screen.screenshot(filepath='', hide_props_region=True, check_existing=True, filter_blender=False, filter_backup=False, filter_image=True, 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_volume=False, filter_folder=True, filter_blenlib=False, filemode=9, show_multiview=False, use_multiview=False, display_type='DEFAULT', sort_method='', full=True)

Capture a picture of the active area or whole Blender window

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • full (boolean, (optional)) – Full Screen, Capture the whole window (otherwise only capture the active area)

bpy.ops.screen.space_context_cycle(direction='NEXT')

Cycle through the editor context by activating the next/previous one

Parameters

direction (enum in ['PREV', 'NEXT'], (optional)) – Direction, Direction to cycle through

bpy.ops.screen.space_type_set_or_cycle(space_type='EMPTY')

Set the space type or cycle sub-type

Parameters

space_type (enum in ['EMPTY', 'VIEW_3D', 'IMAGE_EDITOR', 'NODE_EDITOR', 'SEQUENCE_EDITOR', 'CLIP_EDITOR', 'DOPESHEET_EDITOR', 'GRAPH_EDITOR', 'NLA_EDITOR', 'TEXT_EDITOR', 'LOGIC_EDITOR', 'CONSOLE', 'INFO', 'TOPBAR', 'STATUSBAR', 'OUTLINER', 'PROPERTIES', 'FILE_BROWSER', 'PREFERENCES'], (optional)) –

Type

  • EMPTY Empty.

  • VIEW_3D 3D Viewport, Manipulate objects in a 3D environment.

  • IMAGE_EDITOR UV/Image Editor, View and edit images and UV Maps.

  • NODE_EDITOR Node Editor, Editor for node-based shading and compositing tools.

  • SEQUENCE_EDITOR Video Sequencer, Video editing tools.

  • CLIP_EDITOR Movie Clip Editor, Motion tracking tools.

  • DOPESHEET_EDITOR Dope Sheet, Adjust timing of keyframes.

  • GRAPH_EDITOR Graph Editor, Edit drivers and keyframe interpolation.

  • NLA_EDITOR Nonlinear Animation, Combine and layer Actions.

  • TEXT_EDITOR Text Editor, Edit scripts and in-file documentation.

  • LOGIC_EDITOR Logic Editor, Logic Editor tools.

  • CONSOLE Python Console, Interactive programmatic console for advanced editing and script development.

  • INFO Info, Log of operations, warnings and error messages.

  • TOPBAR Top Bar, Global bar at the top of the screen for global per-window settings.

  • STATUSBAR Status Bar, Global bar at the bottom of the screen for general status information.

  • OUTLINER Outliner, Overview of scene graph and all available data-blocks.

  • PROPERTIES Properties, Edit properties of active object and related data-blocks.

  • FILE_BROWSER File Browser, Browse for files and assets.

  • PREFERENCES Preferences, Edit persistent configuration settings.

bpy.ops.screen.spacedata_cleanup()

Remove unused settings for invisible editors

bpy.ops.screen.userpref_show()

Edit user preferences and system settings

bpy.ops.screen.workspace_cycle(direction='NEXT')

Cycle through workspaces

Parameters

direction (enum in ['PREV', 'NEXT'], (optional)) – Direction, Direction to cycle through