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I'm looking for a way to quickly switch between first and third person perspective in skyrim. I've learnt that you can press the F key and this will switch, but there is a delay, is there anyway to speed this up, or swap instantly?

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You can speed up the transition speed between first person and third person by adding the following lines to your Skyrim.ini file under the [Camera] section:

fMouseWheelZoomSpeed=60.0000
f1st3rdSwitchDelay=0.9500
iHorseTransitionMillis=001 

This will affect changing perspective both by using the keyboard binding (default F) and the mouse wheel.

The Skyrim.ini file should be located in %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Skyrim rather than in the steamapps folder, if the file doesn't exist you should simply be able to create a file named Skyrim.ini in this location.

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I knew somewhere out there would be a genius with the correct config settings :-) thanks very much I'll try it tomorrow :-) –  Kennifer Feb 5 at 23:31

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