Is it possible to display console output somewhere at the top of the screen, for example? I use console echo command sometimes and it display something to console. But to see what was displayed I have to open console ~ and then close it. But I want to see what was echoed immediately. I want to achieve something like on the screen shot below:

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Red text says: This is the console output. Everything in console I want to see here. How can I accomplish that?

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In console, or preferably in an autoexec.cfg, set:

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  • I've already tried. I get Can't use cheat cvar developer in multiplayer, unless the server has sv_cheats set to 1. I want to use this feature in multiplayer. And sv_cheats is 0 on the servers.
    – Dmytro
    Feb 9, 2014 at 6:07
  • It's not considered a cheat in 1.6 or GO... interesting.
    – Decency
    Feb 11, 2014 at 8:09

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