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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. 
 + 
 +**Tap Glow** - Toggle the white glow on taps in gameplay when using the regular Sudden or Hidden modifiers. 
 + 
 +**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** - ? 
  
 **__Overscan Correction__ ** **__Overscan Correction__ **
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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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 **Speed Increment Large** - Same as Speed Increment. **Speed Increment Large** - Same as Speed Increment.
  
-**Hidenote ​Judgement** - Sets it so only judgements ​past a certain ​judgement ​goes through the note receptors.+**Hidenote ​Judgment** - Sets it so only judgments ​past a certain ​judgment ​goes through the note receptors.
  
 **Fantastic Timing** - Always is default, always shows fantastic/​marvelous timing. Never never shows fantastic. Courses Only only shows the timing on courses. **Fantastic Timing** - Always is default, always shows fantastic/​marvelous timing. Never never shows fantastic. Courses Only only shows the timing on courses.
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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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 **Noteskins** - This is how the arrows will appear on screen. You can download many noteskins from [[https://​etternaonline.com/​noteskins|this]] repository. If you want to add a new noteskin, drag the noteskin folder into ''​Etterna\NoteSkins\dance''​. **Noteskins** - This is how the arrows will appear on screen. You can download many noteskins from [[https://​etternaonline.com/​noteskins|this]] repository. If you want to add a new noteskin, drag the noteskin folder into ''​Etterna\NoteSkins\dance''​.
  
-**__Appearance__ ​**+**Appearance** - These options changes the appearance of the notes on screen. You can use multiple at a time.
  
-These options changes the appearance of the notes on screen. You can use multiple at a time. +   * **Hidden** ​ - Makes the notes disappear before hitting the receptors. 
- +  * **Hiddenoffset**- ​Additional modifier which changes where the fade begins when Hidden is enabled.
-  ​* **Hidden** ​ - Makes the notes disappear before hitting the receptors. +
-  * **Hiddenoffset** ​ ?+
   * **Sudden** ​ - Makes the notes appear later on the notefield.   * **Sudden** ​ - Makes the notes appear later on the notefield.
-  * **Suddeoffset**  - ?+  * **Suddenoffset**  - Additional modifier which changes where the fade begins when Sudden is enabled.
   * **Stealth** ​ - Makes the notes completely invisible.   * **Stealth** ​ - Makes the notes completely invisible.
   * **Blink** ​ - Makes the notes blink in and out of visibility.   * **Blink** ​ - Makes the notes blink in and out of visibility.
 +<​sup>​Note that Hiddenoffset and Suddenoffset are not adjustable in game, you must edit your metrics.ini in ''​\Themes\Til Death'' ​ to have it affect the option.</​sup>​
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 +<​sup>​{{https://​i.imgur.com/​4s6OiAs.png?​nolink&​517x56}}</​sup>​
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 **Customize Gameplay** ​ - When set to on, you can customize nearly everything that appears on the screen. To move things around, you have to press Shift+F8 to turn on AutoPlayCPU (the reason you don't use regular AutoPlay is because it doesn'​t show your combo). Then you hold down the corresponding key for the object you wish to resize or move, and use the arrow keys to do what you want. **Customize Gameplay** ​ - When set to on, you can customize nearly everything that appears on the screen. To move things around, you have to press Shift+F8 to turn on AutoPlayCPU (the reason you don't use regular AutoPlay is because it doesn'​t show your combo). Then you hold down the corresponding key for the object you wish to resize or move, and use the arrow keys to do what you want.
  
 **Receptor Size** ​ - This controls the size of your receptors and notes, or otherwise known as your mini percent. The smaller you make your receptor size, the smaller the receptors and notes will appear in game and vice versa. **Receptor Size** ​ - This controls the size of your receptors and notes, or otherwise known as your mini percent. The smaller you make your receptor size, the smaller the receptors and notes will appear in game and vice versa.
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 +**Perspective** ​ - This changes the angle of the receptors and notes in game.
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 +<​sup>​Note that if you use Reverse scrolling, these will have the opposite effect as upscroll.</​sup>​
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 +  * **Incoming** ​ - A more highly skewed Hallway.
 +  * **Overhead** ​ - Makes the receptors and notes straight.
 +  * **Space** ​ - A more highly skewed Distant.
 +  * **Hallway** ​ - Angles the receptors and notes forwards.
 +  * **Distant** ​ - Angles the receptors and notes backwards.
 +**Turn** ​ - These settings change how notes in a file are positioned.
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 +  * **Mirror** ​ - Mirrors the notes, so if a pattern looks like ''"​1 2 3 4"'' ​ it will mirror it into ''"​4 3 2 1"'' ​ along with the rest of the notes in the file.
 +  * **Backwards** ​ - Changes every arrow to its opposite. It works exactly like mirror when in dance (4k) mode.
 +  * **Left** ​ - Turns arrows counter-clockwise.
 +  * **Right** ​ - Turns arrows clockwise.
 +  * **Shuffle** ​ - The chart is randomized but tries to prevent jacks.
 +  * **Cement Mixer** ​ - The chart is randomized completely.
 +  * **Soft Shuffle** ​ - First and fourth lanes are flipped.
 +**Scroll** ​ - These settings change the position of the receptors and the directions that the notes scroll in relation to the positions of the receptors.
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 +<​sup>​Note that you can use multiple scroll settings at once, which can lead to "​interesting"​ results.</​sup>​
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 +  * **Reverse** ​ - Positions the receptors at the bottom of the screen and causes the notes to scroll downwards
 +  * **Split** ​ - Positions the left and down receptors and the top of the notefield, and in those columns, the notes scroll upwards. It also positions the up and right receptors at the bottom of the notefield, and in those columns, the notes scroll downwards.
 +  * **Alternate** ​ - Positions the left and up receptors at the top of the notefield, and in those columns, the notes scroll upwards. It also positions down and right receptors at the bottom of the notefield, and in those columns, the notes scroll downwards.
 +  * **Cross** ​ - Positions the left and right receptors at the top of the notefield, and in those columns, the notes scroll upwards. It also positions the down and up receptors at the bottom of the notefield, and in those columns, the notes scroll downwards.
 +  * **Centered** ​ - Positions the receptors in the direct center of the notefield, and the notes scroll upwards.
 +**Mines** ​ - Mines are notes which will take away HP and reduce your score if you hit them.
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 +  * **Off** ​ - Disables mines.
 +  * **On** ​ - Enables mines.
 +  * **Additive** ​ - ?
 +  * **AttackMines** ​ - ?
 +**Hide** ​ - Affects in game elements.
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 +  * **Dark** ​ - Makes the receptors transparent.
 +  * **Blind** ​ - Makes the judgment text and combo number and text transparent.
 +  * **Cover** ​ - Dims the background.
 +**Judgment Text** ​ - The text that appears when you hit a note that shows what judgment you hit.
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 +  * **Hide** ​ - Makes the judgment text invisible.
 +  * **Show** ​ - Makes the judgment text visible.
 +**Current Percent** ​ - Current Percent displays the percent you have while playing the file.
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 +  * **Off** ​ - Disables your current percent.
 +  * **On** ​ - Makes your current percent visible.
 +**Goal Tracker** ​ - The goal tracker displays the differential between your current score and the percent you have your Tracker Goal set to.
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 +  * **Off** ​ - Disables your Goal Tracker.
 +  * **On** ​ - Makes your goal tracker visible.
 +**Tracker Goal** ​ - The Tracker Goal is the percent you set your goal tracker to differentiate your current percent to. 93% is the default, which is the percent for AA grade.
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 +**Tracker Mode** ​ - The Tracker Mode settings modify the way the Tracker Goal works.
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 +  * **Set Percent** ​ - This makes the tracker goal use the percent you have set on the Tracker Goal.
 +  * **Personal Best** ​ - This makes the tracker goal set to your personal best on the file. If you have never played the file before, it uses the percent you have set on your Tracker Goal.
 +**Judge Counter** ​ - The Judge Counter displays your currently obtained judgement counts.
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 +  * **Off** ​ - Disables your Judge Counter.
 +  * **On** ​ - Makes your Judge Counter visible.
 +**Error Bar**  - The Error Bar is a visual representation of your judgements'​ deviation from the intended mark.
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 +  * **O****ff** ​ - Disables the Error Bar.
 +  * **On** ​ - Makes the Error Bar visible.
 +**Player Info** ​ - Displays the player info in the bottom left of the screen during gameplay.
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 +  * **Off** ​ - Disables the Player Info.
 +  * **On** ​ - Makes the Player Info visible.
 +**Progress Bar Location** ​ - Where the Full Progress Bar is displayed on the gameplay screen.
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 +  * **Bottom** ​ - Displays the full progress bar at the bottom of the screen.
 +  * **Top** ​ - Displays the full progress bar at the top of the screen.
 +**Full Progress Bar**  - The Progress Bar displays how far into a file you are along with the title and length of the file.
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 +  * **Off** ​ - Disables the full progress bar.
 +  * **On** ​ - Makes the full progress bar visible.
 +**Mini Progress ****Bar** ​ - Displays a smaller, less intrusive version of the progress bar placed above the combo text by default.
 +  * **Off** ​ - Disables the mini progress bar.
 +  * **On** ​ - Makes the mini progress bar visible.
 +**Screen Filter** ​ - The Screen Filter is an adjustable box that goes behind the notefield for enhanced visibility while playing. You can adjust it from Off, which disables it, to 1.0 which puts an opaque box behind the notefield. Its transparency can be adjusted from the settings between Off and 1.0. This is helpful if the background is too bright or distracting and you have trouble reading the notes.
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 +**Lane Cover** ​ - The Lane Cover is an opaque box that lays over the notefield. This is helpful if you want a screen cut to assist you. You can adjust the lane cover by going into the game, turning on AutoPlay, holding select (default / ) and holding either EffectUp or EffectDown (default - or +).
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 +<​sup>​Note that having reverse scroll selected will do the opposite of the descriptions.</​sup>​
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 +  * **Off** ​ - Disables the lane cover.
 +  * **Sudden** ​ - Places the lane cover at the bottom of the notefield.
 +  * **Hidden** ​ - Places the lane cover at the top of the notefield.
 +**NPS Display** ​ - NPS means Notes Per Second. You can toggle one, both, or neither of these options.
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 +  * **NPS Display** ​ - Displays your current NPS along with your Peak NPS underneath your Judge Counter.
 +  * **NPS Graph** ​ - Displays a graph of your NPS.
 +**Steps** ​ - If the file has multiple difficulties,​ you can select the difficulty of the file here. If there is only a single difficulty, then it has no effect.
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 +**Background Type** ​ - Changes how the background on the gameplay screen acts.
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 +  * **Default** ​ - Changes nothing.
 +  * **Static Background** ​ - Disables background movies.
 +  * **Random Background** ​ - Check the Random Backgrounds in the Main Menu Options section for explanation.
 +**Life Difficulty** ​ - Life Difficulty affects how much life drains when you drop a hold, hit a mine, and/or combo break. The lower, the more forgiving. The higher, less forgiving. Anything under 4 is not recommended.
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 +**Judge Difficulty** ​ - This is where you can change how you want your notes to be judged, on a scale of 1-9. The higher the scale, the more strict the judge is. Anything under 4 is not recommended.
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 +**Custom Evaluation Windows** ​ - When active, allows you to translate scores at Evaluation Screen to custom timing windows/​weights. You can add or change custom evaluation windows in: ''​\Themes\Til Death\Scripts\01 timing_windows_config.lua''​
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 +**Brightness** ​ - Changes the brightness of the background on the gameplay screen, from 0% to 100%.
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 +**Fail** ​ - The way failing a file (getting to 0% life) acts.
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 +  * **Immidiate** ​ - Immidiate is the default, which means if your life goes to 0%, you fail out of a file.
 +  * **Delayed** ​ - If you fail the file, it allows you to continue playing.
 +  * **Fail at End**  - Evaluates if you have any life left at the end of a file, and if you have life, you pass.
 +  * **Off** ​ - Disables failing. Even if you get to 0% life, you will still pass.
 +**Center 1 Player** ​ - Turning this option on will center the notefield to the middle of the screen. Having it off will make it default to the left side of the screen.
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 +  * **Off** ​ - Disables centered notefield.
 +  * **On** ​ - Enables centered notefield.
 +**Save Scores** ​ - Decides whether scores will save to your profile or not after you complete a file.
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 +  * **Off** ​ - Disables scores saving.
 +  * **On** ​ - Enables scores saving.
  
  
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