Area(bpy_struct)

base class — bpy_struct

class bpy.types.Area(bpy_struct)

Area in a subdivided screen, containing an editor

height

Area height

Type

int in [0, 32767], default 0, (readonly)

regions

Regions this area is subdivided in

Type

bpy_prop_collection of Region, (readonly)

show_menus

Show menus in the header

Type

boolean, default False

spaces

Spaces contained in this area, the first being the active space (NOTE: Useful for example to restore a previously used 3D view space in a certain area to get the old view orientation)

Type

AreaSpaces bpy_prop_collection of Space, (readonly)

type

Current editor type for this area

  • 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.

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’], default ‘VIEW_3D’

ui_type

Current editor type for this area

Type

enum in [], default ‘’

width

Area width

Type

int in [0, 32767], default 0, (readonly)

x

The window relative vertical location of the area

Type

int in [-inf, inf], default 0, (readonly)

y

The window relative horizontal location of the area

Type

int in [-inf, inf], default 0, (readonly)

tag_redraw()

tag_redraw

header_text_set(text)

Set the header status text

Parameters

text (string) – Text, New string for the header, None clears the text

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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