[Bf-funboard] Browser image drag-n-drop

gandalf3 zzyxpaw at gmail.com
Fri Jul 31 22:36:14 CEST 2015

On 07/31/2015 06:48 AM, Maxim Tkachenko wrote:
> Hi all!
> I often take references from internet and here is an idea: what if it would
> be possible to drag opened image directly from browser to blender viewport.
> Image automatically will be copied to
> a) .blend file folder (or child references folder - it can be set in
> settings window or smthng)
> or
> b) temporary folder, if file was not yes saved
> and will became a background.

I tried to write an addon to do this at one point, but it appears there 
is no way to detect dropped files from python.
So perhaps if this particular feature is too specific to be added 
directly to blender, perhaps exposing drag/drop hooks to python would be 
a reasonable compromise?


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