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-====== Console ====== +#​REDIRECT ​console
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-Doomsday has an interactive text-based command ​console ​that is available in all games running on the engine. The console can be used to change configuration settings and issue commands. +
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-This page presents an outline of the basic functionality of the console and  introduces some of the most useful features. +
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-This article applies to [[version:​1.11]] (or newer). If you are using an old version, see: [[introduction_to_the_console_1.10_or_older|Introduction to the console (1.10 or older)]] +
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-===== Basic features ===== +
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-==== Opening and closing ==== +
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-To open/close the console, press the **Tilde** key (~) on your keyboard (typically found under the **Escape** key with most keyboard layouts). +
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-The console can be opened and closed with the ''​taskbar''​ command. You can bind the command to any event you wish to use for opening/​closing the console. **Tilde** is the default binding. (1.11+) +
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-<​note>​When input focus is on the console command line, key bindings from the "​console"​ [[binding context]] are checked first. If a key is not defined there, it will be entered as text on the command line.</​note>​ +
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-==== Word completion ==== +
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-Press the **Tab** key to complete the word to the left of the cursor. +
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-===== Usage examples ===== +
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-Printing a basic introduction to the console using the ''​help''​ command (including a list of keys that can be used for controlling the console window): +
-  help +
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-Print a list of all console commands, with short descriptions of what the commands do: +
-  listcmds +
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-Print a list of all loaded [[fs:WAD]] files: +
-  listfiles +
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-Print a list of all console variables and their current values: +
-  listvars +
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-Print help information for the variable ''​rend-tex-filter-smart'':​ +
-  help rend-tex-filter-smart +
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-Show all known variables, commands, games, and other items with a specific word in them: +
-  apropos dev +
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-===== See also ===== +
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-  *  [[Console keyboard reference]] +
-  *  [[aliases]] +
-  *  [[response_file]]s +
guide/introduction_to_the_console.txt · Last modified: 2017-03-24 10:06 by skyjake