I play on a minecraft server. The admin likes a plugin that uses /sp. I aksed him to install world edit, so he did. He then uninstalled it when he realised that it overwrote /sp. So I'm looking for a good alternative to world-edit.

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    Can't you change World Edit so it doesn't use /sp? :) – badp Aug 23 '11 at 12:39
  • I wasn't even aware of an /sp command in WorldEdit. At any rate, @badp is correct, you can manually change the command syntax of most plugins. – GnomeSlice Aug 23 '11 at 21:30
  • @badp yes, since the source code is available that should be possible – Zommuter Aug 25 '11 at 14:00

Well, as it turns out, /sp is just an alias for /superpickaxe. You could easily change this to anything else. Just open the WorldEdit.jar with any ZIP unarchiver and edit the plugin.yml file that's inside. It's a large file, so just do a Ctrl-F and search for 'superpickaxe' to find what you're looking for. It should look like this:

    description: Select super pickaxe mode
    usage: /<command> 
    aliases: ['pickaxe', 'sp']

See the line that says aliases: ['pickaxe', 'sp']? Just remove the 'sp' and replace it with whatever you want. That should fix the issues. Then just rearchive the JAR and run the server.


The only thing I can see is this plugin


They have some commands to edit the world but it's not as good as World Edit and nothing will replace that. So after some search: no, there's no alternative for WorldEdit.


There is a plugin called buildr which is not quite as complex as worldedit, but quite easy to use. However it overwrites the /give command, slightly modifying the syntax which may not be desireable.


Since the source code of WorldEdit is available, you could modify that command and recompile it by yourself, or hope your admin would do this for you.

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