NodeData Overview

Many plugin classes of the classic API are based on NodeData. Instances of such plugin classes can be added to and stored with a BaseDocument (like objects, tags, materials, etc.). To create such plugins it is needed to implement virtual functions of the NodeData class:

General functions are:

GUI related functions are:

Parameter related functions are:

Internal data is handled with:

Several NodeData based classes but also some other plugin classes allow to draw in the editor viewport. See Draw Manual.

NodeData based plugin classes

The most used NodeData based plugin classes are:

Further NodeData based plugin classes are:

It is also possible to create a new class directly based on NodeData and register the class with RegisterNodePlugin().