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Console Commands/Debugging Console Commands

What follows is a definition of all of the debugging console commands that are in general use across all versions of the Unreal Engine. The Cheat Manager column only applies to UT2003. In other incarnations of the Unreal Engine it is enough to be logged in as admin and have cheats enabled on the "server".

Command Description Example CheatManager?
JUMPTO <x> <y> <z> In UnrealEd, move the viewport to a certain location, useful in conjunction with tester reports generated with the REPORT command. JUMPTO 0 0 0 ?
ShowDebug Lists lots of info about the actor. See Subclassing ShowDebug above. ShowDebug No
ShowLog Shows the last lines of the ongoing game log in a separate window. ShowLog No
LogScriptedSequences Toggles on/off the logging of AI scripts. LogScriptedSequences Yes
Graph Show Displays a graph with different values plotted as lines Graph Show No
PlayersOnly Toggles the update (tick) of non Player actors (like bots and projectiles). PlayersOnly Yes
SloMo Set the engine speed relative to normal speed. SloMo 0.5 Yes
Set Set the value of all objects of a given class (and all of its subclasses, 1st param) and the class default values themselves to the value passed (2nd param). Set MyObject bVar False No
EditActor Class=<classname> Displays an editable property sheet for the property values of the nearest actor of the given class. EditActors Class=RocketLauncher No
EditActor Name=<classname> Displays an editable property sheet for the property values of the given actor. (You may have to run UT2003 with the -makenames command line parameter to have it assign unique names to every dynamically spawned actor.) EditActors Name=xPlayerReplicationInfo0 No
EditDefault Class=<classname> Displays an editable property sheet for the default values of the given class. EditDefault Class=LinkProjectile No
EditObj <objectname> Displays an editable property sheet for the given object. Like EditActor, but works for non-Actor objects too. (See EditActor.) EditObj xDeathMatch0 No
render blend This toggles the rendering of normals on meshes, for skeletal meshes, they are colored with the number of influences (green =1, red=2, pink=3, light blue=4, white for 5+ ) rend blend No
render bone Toggles the rendering of bones (prevents rendering the regular mesh), where each bone's origin shows the local coordinate system with a small axis system, X,Y,Z = red,green,blue. Also, a purple 'root' line is drawn from the mesh's local space origin to the the 0th/root bone rend bone No

Warning: To use the property sheets you must be running the game in windowed mode. If you are in fullscreen mode, hit Alt+Enter.

Warning: The game crashes when you try to look at the property of some classes, for instance Controller subclasses.

Remember that the toggle commands can be bound to a key (see Binding Keys). Example:

  set input G PlayersOnly

See also Debugging Techniques

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