Pane Class

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The Pane class describes an instance of a pane interface. It can be accessed through the ui.panes object. It is the parent class of the NetworkEditor Class.


ownerCOMP :

Get or set the component this pane points to.

idint (Read Only):

A unique numeric identifier.

linkint :

Get or set the numeric link index.

enablebool :

Get or set mouse and keyboard interactivity on the pane.

maximizebool :

Enable or disable the pane maximize state.

namestr :

Get or set the pane name.

ratiofloat :

Get or set the split proportion of the pane, if the pane was previously split.

bottomLefttuple(x,y,u,v) (Read Only):

The coordinates of the bottom left corner, expressed in both pixels and uv offsets, in a named tuple.

topRighttuple(x,y,u,v) (Read Only):

The coordinates of the top right corner, expressed in both pixels and uv offsets, in a named tuple.

typePaneType (Read Only):

The enumerated type of the pane. Example: NetworkEditor.

The enumeration is called PaneType and consists of:

  • PaneType.PANEL
  • PaneType.TOPVIEWER
  • PaneType.TEXTPORT



Change the pane to the specified type. Will return a new Pane object that represents the Pane. After being called, the current Pane instance will no longer be valid.

  • paneType - The type of pane to change this pane to.
p = ui.panes[0]
p = p.changeType(PaneType.TOPVIEWER)  # note: must re-assign p to new object.


Close the pane.


Return a floating copy of the pane.


Split the bottom portion of the pane into a new pane.


Split the left portion of the pane into a new pane.


Split the right portion of the pane into a new pane.


Split the top portion of the pane into a new pane.


Detach the pane into a floating window. Returns True if successful.

TouchDesigner Build:

An Operator Family that contains its own Network inside. There are twelve 3D Object Component and eight 2D Panel Component types. See also Network Path.

A work area in TouchDesigner's layout that includes the Network Editor and 7 other pane types used for different tasks. The TouchDesigner interface can consist of a single pane, or be split into multiple panes.