i downloaded the masonry add on from(http://sourceforge.net/projects/automasonry/files/automasonry/Stable%20V%200.56/) then i opened blender, opened the user preferences, clicked install add-on, located it and then hit install add-on. but when i go to enable it, it isn't there. so i then tried the alternative method and dropped the file into the add-on folder in the blender configuration files, and it still doesn't show up in the add-on menu.
i don't know what else to do. if im doing something wrong, or there is a better download link, PLEASE SHARE IT! i've spent hours with this stupid add-on and i don't know what i should do. please help me. thanks
The file says it was written for Blender 2.54. I believe there have been changes in the registration process since then.
check the script if it has bl_info struct and proper registration code, see
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@CoDEmanX - i'm not sure how to view the script of the file i downloaded, but in your link is that the script? and if so is there a way i can put that into blender? i'm not familiar with scripts since this is my first time trying to install an add-on
Blender scripts are just text files (like all Python scripts) that you can edit in your favorite text editor.
Just be sure to same them as plain text and not as some Rich Text Format (RTF) or other word processing nonsense.
@stiv - so i took your advice and copied the script into notepad and saved it as a .txt file. but when i click "install add-on" in the preferences menu and navigate to the folder, it doesn't show up. the only files i can get to show up are .py files. (im assuming .py stands for python) but when i install it is won't show up in my add-on tab.
any other ideas?
|and saved it as a .txt file |
Sorry for the confusion. Python (and Blender) scripts are text files in the sense of containing human readable text as opposed to binary codes. They should have a .py extension.
You should (hah!) be able to simply rename your .txt files to .py.