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Amethyst

Essentials Text Skip Tutorial

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(casually copypasting, don't mind me..)

 

This script adds the ability for players to quickly skip through messages by holding the B button during them. It works by exploiting a glitch that jumps through messages when the text speed is set to a very high number. So... thank Bethesda for the inspiration or something. It's a feature now.

 

Open your script editor and press Ctrl+Shift+F. Paste the following line:

 

if (Input.trigger?(Input::C) || Input.trigger?(Input::B))


It should display a search box that returns a sole result in "Messages". In vanilla 17.2, it appears to be line 1258.
Jump to the searched line by double-clicking it.

 

Directly above that line, paste the following code:

 

    if Input.press?(Input::B)
	      msgwindow.textspeed=-999
	      msgwindow.update
	      if msgwindow.busy?
	        pbPlayDecisionSE() if msgwindow.pausing?
	        msgwindow.resume
	      else
	        break if signWaitCount==0
	      end
	    end

 

When done, it should look like this:

 

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...and that's all that's necessary!

 

You can change the key required to script by changing the Input::B part to another letter or key input, but "B" corresponds to the X key. Because RMXP is weird like that.

 

If used, please credit:

  • Amethyst
  • Kurotsune
     

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