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optionsguide [2018/08/18 19:12]
bobini [Player Options] Added missing descriptions to Turn modifiers
optionsguide [2019/07/29 04:12] (current)
poco0317
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 This is your main menu, and in it you have multiple options to choose from. You navigate everything with the arrow keys corresponding to the direction you wish to navigate, the Enter key being for entering a menu, and the Escape key being for leaving a menu/going back a menu. This is your main menu, and in it you have multiple options to choose from. You navigate everything with the arrow keys corresponding to the direction you wish to navigate, the Enter key being for entering a menu, and the Escape key being for leaving a menu/going back a menu.
  
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 ===== Game Start ===== ===== Game Start =====
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 This is your options menu. This is your options menu.
  
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 ==== Select Game ==== ==== Select Game ====
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 **Kb7** - 7k. **Kb7** - 7k.
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 +**Beat** - A game mode known as "​Beatmania"​ or "​BMS"​. This is a 5, 7, and 14 key game mode.
  
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 **Movie Color** - Same as Texture Color. **Movie Color** - Same as Texture Color.
  
-**Smoothlines** - Enables anti-aliasing for the NPS Graph.+**Smoothlines** - Enables anti-aliasing for drawing certain boxes with rounded edges (such as the NPS graph lines).
  
-**Cel-Shaded Models** - ?+**Cel-Shaded Models** - Changes character render methods. Deprecated option.
  
-**Keep Textures In Memory** - ?+**Keep Textures In Memory** - Optimize loading the same images in the game repeatedly.
  
 **Refresh Rate** - Controls how many times per second the screen will refresh. Only has an effect in Full Screen mode. **Refresh Rate** - Controls how many times per second the screen will refresh. Only has an effect in Full Screen mode.
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 ==== Theme Options ==== ==== Theme Options ====
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-**Default Scoretype** - This currently changes nothing, as Wife is the default [[:​scoretypes|scoretype]]. The difference between Wife and Waifu dates back to older versions of Etterna, where Wife was used for j5 (Judge Difficulty 5) scoring, and Waifu was for j4 scoring. 
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-**Tip Type** - ? 
  
 **Show Background** - The default is on, which lets you see song backgrounds while selecting a file or on the eval (Evaluation/​Results screen). If you turn it off, you just get a black screen in the background in place of it on the song select or eval screen. **Show Background** - The default is on, which lets you see song backgrounds while selecting a file or on the eval (Evaluation/​Results screen). If you turn it off, you just get a black screen in the background in place of it on the song select or eval screen.
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-**Eval Background Type** - ? 
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-**Move Background** - Lets you move the background image of a file with your mouse. 
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-**Particles** - ? 
  
 **Ratesort** - ? **Ratesort** - ?
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 **Measure Lines** - When playing a file, it will show measure lines, which are lines that show each measure of a song. **Measure Lines** - When playing a file, it will show measure lines, which are lines that show each measure of a song.
  
----- +**Music Visualizer** - Show the audio visualizer ​on the top of Music Select. Disabling this can give an FPS boost of up to 100.
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-==== Arcade Options ==== +
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-**Carry Combo** - Carries your [[:combo|]] between files if turned ​on, if off, it resets your combo to 0 between each file played. +
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-**Disqualification** - ?+
  
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 **Language** - Set your language. **Language** - Set your language.
  
-**Announcer** - ?+**Announcer** - Choose an Announcer Pack if you have any installed. The game does not come with any, and no packs updated for the game currently exist. Look forward to some in the future!
  
 **Theme** - You can change your [[:​themes|theme]] here. **Theme** - You can change your [[:​themes|theme]] here.
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 **Default Noteskin** - Use the left/right arrows to set which [[:​noteskins|noteskin]] you would like to be your default. **Default Noteskin** - Use the left/right arrows to set which [[:​noteskins|noteskin]] you would like to be your default.
  
-**Mode** - ?+**Tap Explosion Animation** - Some noteskins have animations which play when you press notes successfully. These are referred to as Tap Explosions or Hitbombs typically. With this off, the explosion animation will instantly end upon releasing the button. With it on, the full animation will always play. 
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 +**Tap Glow** - Toggle the white glow on taps in gameplay when using the regular Sudden or Hidden modifiers. 
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 +**Mode** - We recommend leaving this to Off.
  
 **Brightness** - Changes the brightness of the background in game. **Brightness** - Changes the brightness of the background in game.
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 **BG Fit Mode** - Same as the previous Set BG Fit Mode listed. **BG Fit Mode** - Same as the previous Set BG Fit Mode listed.
  
-**Dancing Characters** - +**Dancing Characters** - Deprecated option to enable literal dancing characters in the background during gameplay. They are not functional in Etterna.
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-**Beginner Help** - ?+
  
 **Random Backgrounds** - You have three folders inside of your main Etterna folder, named "​BackgroundEffects",​ "​BackgroundTransitions",​ and "​BGAnimations"​. These folders support images, lua scripts, and background videos. Think of it like the backgrounds you see in DDR Arcade cabinets. **Random Backgrounds** - You have three folders inside of your main Etterna folder, named "​BackgroundEffects",​ "​BackgroundTransitions",​ and "​BGAnimations"​. These folders support images, lua scripts, and background videos. Think of it like the backgrounds you see in DDR Arcade cabinets.
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 **Show Banners** - Toggles the display of banners, the picture in the top left of the screen on the song select wheel. **Show Banners** - Toggles the display of banners, the picture in the top left of the screen on the song select wheel.
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-**Caution** - ? 
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-**Danger** - ? 
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-**Instructions** - ? 
  
 **Lyrics** - Some songs have lyrics which display when you're playing a file, so if they distract you, you can turn them off here. **Lyrics** - Some songs have lyrics which display when you're playing a file, so if they distract you, you can turn them off here.
  
 **Translations** - Native Language shows the file's title, subtitle, and artist in its native language. Transliterate romanizes the file's title, subtitle, and artist. **Translations** - Native Language shows the file's title, subtitle, and artist in its native language. Transliterate romanizes the file's title, subtitle, and artist.
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-**Show Song Options** - ? 
  
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 ==== Profiles ==== ==== Profiles ====
  
-Use this menu to adjust your profile settings. You can create a new one or change the options of and existing profile by hitting Enter on the profile you wish to adjust.+Use this menu to adjust your profile settings. You can create a new one or rename an existing profile by hitting Enter on the profile you wish to adjust.
  
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 ==== Network Options ==== ==== Network Options ====
  
-- Connection - When you hit Enter on Connect, you have the option to input the name of a server. This option will save the server you input, and currently the most active ​server that all players use is [[:​stepmaniaonline|]]You can follow their guide [[http://​stepmaniaonline.net/​forum/​viewtopic.php?​f=8&​t=2294|here]] ​to connect.+- Connection - When you hit Enter on Connect, you have the option to input the name of a server. This option will save the server you input, and currently the only server that accepts modern Etterna connections ​is the Etterna Online serverThe IP for it is usually the default, so you just have to press enter.
  
 - Scoreboard - When you are playing online, there is a scoreboard displayed showing names of players in the [[:​lobby|]],​ their [[:​combo|]],​ and their [[:​grades|grade]]. If this distracts you or gets in the way of your playfield, you can just turn it off. - Scoreboard - When you are playing online, there is a scoreboard displayed showing names of players in the [[:​lobby|]],​ their [[:​combo|]],​ and their [[:​grades|grade]]. If this distracts you or gets in the way of your playfield, you can just turn it off.
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 **Fast Load** - If a file is already cached, it skips checking if there are any differences in the file. **Fast Load** - If a file is already cached, it skips checking if there are any differences in the file.
  
-**Fast Load Additional Songs** - Same as Fast Load, but for the additional songs folders ​in preferences.ini.+**Osu Lifts** - Toggle ​the usage of autogenerated Lifts at the end of holds in all .osu loaded files.
  
-**Allow Song Deletion** - Allows players to permanently delete a file from the system by pressing Ctrl+Backspace ​when on a file in the music wheel if enabled.+**Pitch on Rates** - Toggle ​the audio pitch when using rates on songs.
  
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-==== Reload Songs/​Courses ​====+===== Pack Downloader =====
  
-Reloads all your songs/​courses,​ which means that packs or songs you have added will show up on the Song Select ​screen.+This brings ​you to the Pack Downloader screen if for any reason you don't want to reach this screen from the tabs on the Music Select ​Screen. From here, you can search for any pack listed on Etterna Online and download it.
  
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optionsguide.txt · Last modified: 2019/07/29 04:12 by poco0317