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[Tutorial] Hiding chat & kill messages in BF2/FH2
« on: 27-06-2016, 22:06:24 »
Hi,

Some of you are asking how to hide chat and kill messages that can block your view. This tutorial will help you do that. :) Please note, use to your own discretion. You may have a chance to be kicked.


1) First, navigate to "Battlefield 2\mods\fh2\" and open up the menu_server.zip (open .zip files with winrar or a similar tool)

2) Next, we go through it like this: "HUD\HudSetup\Communication" and open up HudElementsChat.con with Notepad or something similar.

3) Now, we should find a line of code in that .con file named "hudBuilder.setNodeShowVariable       ChatListShow".

4) Add a "NOT" behind "ChatListShow" and save it of course. Like so:

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hudBuilder.setNodeShowVariable       NOT ChatListShow

Voila! Now you can play without fear of huge blocks of text creeping in.


Best regards,
Roughbeak
« Last Edit: 05-07-2016, 04:07:03 by Roughbeak »

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Re: [Tutorial] Hiding chat & kill messages in BF2/FH2
« Reply #1 on: 28-06-2016, 16:06:20 »
Cool.
Might be handy when recording in game videos  :)
Is it possible to hide kill message and keep chat in top left corner ?

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Re: [Tutorial] Hiding chat & kill messages in BF2/FH2
« Reply #2 on: 29-06-2016, 16:06:51 »
Ok, it works fine for me. Now you can't understand who the hell TKed you.  ;D I find the game more entertaining like that.

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Re: [Tutorial] Hiding chat & kill messages in BF2/FH2
« Reply #3 on: 29-06-2016, 17:06:58 »
Actually you can, just open up the console (the key above tab). By adding the "NOT" behind chatlistshow, you can still type what ever you like (like typing in !shownext and just open up console to view the next map).

However, I'd like to warn you that the console is a bit delayed in message appearance. :)

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Re: [Tutorial] Hiding chat & kill messages in BF2/FH2
« Reply #4 on: 02-07-2016, 00:07:07 »
Awesome, I wasn't aware this was possible. I play in immersive mode but it's always a bit ruined by the bright red and blue text, which frankly were a lot more immersion breaking than the minimap and whatnot.

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Re: [Tutorial] Hiding chat & kill messages in BF2/FH2
« Reply #5 on: 27-07-2017, 22:07:30 »
Im trying to slim down the text on screen while gaming a bit as I dont want to remove it all

How to remove the kill-,request-,spot-messages just edit the english.utx of your mod
http://www.realitymod.com/forum/f388-pr-bf2-community-modding/35676-question-how-did-you-remove-hud-elements.html#post610343

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HUD_HUD_KILLEDBY_KILLS        ++ ++
HUD_HUD_KILLEDBY_TEAMKILLS    ++ยง0#PLAYERNAME1# TKill #PLAYERNAME2#++

with above I only see team kills and suicides. not showing which weapon but only TKill
Also replaced words like Artillery and Requesting with just Art and Req
ex. Artillery ready for strike - is now just : Art ready
removed "is on duty"

I was wondering in which file I can find and remove
"has been disconnected from server"
"You were killed by"

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« Last Edit: 27-07-2017, 22:07:01 by Alubat »

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Re: [Tutorial] Hiding chat & kill messages in BF2/FH2
« Reply #6 on: 28-07-2017, 09:07:58 »
Is it possible to get rid of the chat but keep the killfeed?

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Re: [Tutorial] Hiding chat & kill messages in BF2/FH2
« Reply #7 on: 28-07-2017, 09:07:31 »
no