I can't Access NEI, even though I have the mod installed. I can't find the options tab, and the items or the options tab doesn't show.

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    Can you give us a screen shot of your game when the inventory screen is open? – James Aug 19 '15 at 18:54
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    Press o when you're in the inventory. – shanodin Aug 19 '15 at 19:40
  • How do I send a screenshot – XCrafted Aug 21 '15 at 16:17
  • @XCrafted 1 Month late, but whatever... Make sure that your MC is not in fullscreen mode, open your inv, then press the PrtSc keyboard key. Upload it to an image sharing site like [imgur](www.imgur.com), and send us the links. – Quelklef Aug 25 '15 at 20:44

Try pressing "O" when in your inventory (NOTE - It doesn't show when in creative inventory) Also, do you get a "..." button in the top right of containers (when opened)?

  • It does show on the survival tab of the creative inventory. – James Westman Aug 30 '15 at 17:25
  • It does? Whenever I go into the creative menu it isn't there, must be a new update or something. (I'm on about item list on the right). – Crafter0800 Aug 31 '15 at 18:15

NEI is meant to be a survival mod (technically cheating) but can be accessed by pressing "O" in the survival inventory. From there, you can press/hold shift to get an infinite stack of whatever (as long as you open your inventory before 128 is gone). To change these, you must go to the "mods" section of the options screen. You can mess around with all the mods you have installed to minecraft. You select "Not Enough Items" and go from there

  • This does not cover anything new in regards to the question. Also, the mods section in MCF does not allow you to configure mod configurations. – aytimothy Oct 13 '15 at 1:00

First and foremost, if you use NEI you need to also have the mod CodeChickenCore to be able to run NEI. After you've put both of them in the mods folder and started a minecraft world, if you're in creative you cannot access it unless you press the chest tab on the bottom right(as seen in image). This tab is almost like your inventory will look like in Survival Mode, except id doesn't have the crafting grid. Once you've opened that tab you should be able to see NEI. If you're in survival, then the NEI will be shown. If it doesn't show in survival, try pressing the "O".

(NOTE:the image is from Vanilla minecraft so there isn't an Options tab there. Once you have both of the mods in the mods folder it will show it though.) Inventory in Creative Mode


Pressing O should work. If not, go into options\video settings and make sure the key under NEI is bound.

  • This adds nothing not already said. – Frank Jan 25 '18 at 19:17
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    You didn't add that the key might not be bound. – Prograde Official Jan 26 '18 at 18:27

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