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1 minute ago, Esporova said:

My prefab hot key “K” is not opening the prefab menu?  I am trying to clear a large area of land fast.

 

Does anyone have a fix, or know another way to open the prefab menu?


Alpha 19 (b157)

They just disabled it in normal game mode in the latest build.  Only accessible via world/prefab editor now.

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3 minutes ago, Laz Man said:

They just disabled it in normal game mode in the latest build.  Only accessible via world/prefab editor now.

Oh, that’s terrible news.  It was one of my favorite features.  What is world/prefab editor and how do I use it? I’m unfamiliar with it.

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41 minutes ago, Esporova said:

Oh, that’s terrible news.  It was one of my favorite features.  What is world/prefab editor and how do I use it? I’m unfamiliar with it.

From the ingame menu, there is a option to access the prefab/world editors but they are primarily intended for manipulation of prefabs/worlds before they are used.  Not for editing existing world saves.

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Probably not. This was likely removed because it causes an issue for players when they hit the key playing the game, and don't know how to exit out of it.  I know I had this issue with a lot of people over the past few years.

 

If you are hosting a dedicated server, you can utilize similar functions via API tools.

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So its been disabled? I play mainly to build and this was a need function to do so and im not looking to build POIs i just want to enjoy a beautiful world and get my creativity flowing with some builds . Is there no way to re enable it? It was working just 2 days ago in my A19 game and i had to scrap a project i was working on because i had to delete a bunch of ground still half my build was done but could not finish without the menu.

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@Esporova

 

For those who used the k menu to clear land quickly, there is an alternative.  There is an item called a "Block Replacement Tool" in the creative/admin menu.  This tool looks like a wrench and can be used to replace highlighted sections (e.g. z key) with any block (e.g. air).  Left click with the tool to "Copy" and right click to "Replace." See attached screenshots.

 

 

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On 7/9/2020 at 8:34 AM, NinPC said:

@Laz Man

That's cool and all, but it doesn't clear grass or bushes from the flat land I am working on...which is the main reason I use the Prefab Menu.

It removed the grass for me when I used the replace with air option.

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