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AddOn: CatHide hides your unused tool shelf categories


samytichadou writes:

Hi Blenderheads ! here is a little addon i wrote to try to take care of the common "overcrowded 3d viewport toolshelf" problem ! If you works on blender, you have problably a lot of addons installed, these are great to improve workflow and add features, but they have the bad habit to always live in your toolshelf, and make it unreadable !

So to try to respond to this problem, i wrote an addon which takes place in the (wait for it) toolshelf (:D) under the Tools category. From there you can easily hide/unhide these categories, reorganise the thumbnails, hide/unhide specific panel in a category (like Transform under Tools category) !

These are the basic functions ! there is bonus features, like presets abilities, pin option for the categories, copy to scene functions and see details options for specific panels.
Below a little video to help understand these functions !

Hope this addon could bring clearity and readability upon your UI !


  1. Brian Lockett on

    Very useful! Small feature but huge impact. Thanks!

    (And nice touch with the Lee Moses. Was surprised to hear him. Guy's from my ol' neck of the woods. Atlanta's own. Man, I miss that classic southern soul.)

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