Questions tagged [minecraft-java-edition]

A 3D exploration and survival sandbox game, based in large generated worlds made of blocks. This tag is for the Java-based edition of Minecraft for PCs. For other editions of the game, please use the tag specific to that edition, e.g. [minecraft-bedrock-edition]

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Is it possible to set tile entity data on an enderman's held block?

Is there a specific command that I can do to summon an enderman holding a command block with a custom command preset? I tried the following command, but the command block doesn't have a command inside:...
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Why has Minecraft generated this 1-chunk wide strip of world?

I recently installed Dynmap, and viewing the map I noticed this 1-chunk wide strip extending directly south from spawn for about 16000 blocks. It can't have been generated by a player, otherwise it ...
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How can I get more children to grow up?

I'm using the Millénaire village mods in Minecraft. I have a Japanese-style village with at least one of every building. I have 30 villagers, including 6 children. Some of the places I had built, like ...
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Summoning enderpearls on arrows with custom name shot by a player

I want to shoot an arrow named "GreenArrow" that constantly summons enderpearls named "GreenPearl". Those pearls should execute a command at armorstands within 1 block. That command is /setblock ~ ~-...
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minecraft command block problem “snowball”

I'm trying to execute this code: execute @a[score_HoldSnowball_min=1] ~ ~ ~ scoreboard players set @e[type=Snowball,rm=3,r=4] Snowball 1 but it doesn't execute the code and instead says: [13:59:43]...
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Craftbook - Sort Potions

I think it's possibly something like a duplicate of my other question Craftbook Collect: Sort enchanted Books/Items But I have a similar question about how to sort potions or if it is possible. The ...
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What is the Java Edition method of Bedrock Edition's /ride command?

Story We all know that for the most part, the Bedrock Edition of Minecraft has a very limited command supply, and no NBT access from commands. However, Bedrock Edition has gained a unique trick as of ...
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Changing gamerule from server console has no effect

I implemented a datapack, that changes certain gamerules like mobGriefing or doInsomnia based on the preferences of the players that are currently playing on the server. The datapack works in a test ...
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How can I make it so players can't destroy farmland by jumping on it?

How can I make it so players can't destroy farmland by jumping on it? I am using java edition 1.16. I need this for my Minecraft map where I don't want players to be able to destroy farmland.
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Is it possible to move a boat with commands with a player in it?

I want to move a boat up/down while a player is in it with commands. I tried to teleport the boat and change the Motion NBT, both worked... while there was no player in it... Somehow, there being a ...
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Prevent Villager from restocking in Vanilla game?

Is it possible to (and, if so, how do you) spawn in a villager which is incapable of restocking? I'm going to make a guided Skyblock-like map, with the villager's trades representing different ...
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Set player UUID (world owner) in multiplayer

Problem: I have singeplayer world which I moved to multiplayer server (online-mode=false). But when I log in, I have different UUID, so all my dogs are not mine anymore and my villager discounts are ...
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Summoning an arrow aimed at a mob

I want to summon an arrow that is fired in the same direction as the player that it is summoned closest to, is this possible with just commands and as minimal command blocks as possible? (not one ...
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Can't Allocate More RAM to Minecraft

I've checked all the other answers and I can't seem to find one that fits my situation. I'll go ahead and list everything I've tried, that way we can cruise through the generic answers. Heads Up: New ...
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Why hostile mobs start to spawn then all of a sudden they just vanish? Minecraft 1.10.2

This is a very strange phenomenon hostile mobs will start spawning at night then all of a sudden vanish with out a trace within 2 days (Minecraft time). First they spawned regularly within the world I ...
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Multiple games linked to one world

Background I like to restart a lot when I play minecraft; and I rarely play online. I am the kind of player who will start a game, get established, explore, and then get bored and start again. ...
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Vertically stacked armor stands should have increasing scores, but don't

I'm trying to make a goalpost system for a custom map I'm designing. The idea is that a goalpost--consisting of a tall stack of iron bars--would have variable height, and at each block up and down the ...
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Logistics Pipes Request Tables forget Crafting Logistics Pipes

So in Tekkit Legends, I had an amazing set-up that auto-crafted a ton of IC2 stuff, like MFSUs, High Voltage Solar panels, and crafting-intensive items like that. It converted diamonds into IC2 things ...
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Minecraft 2x3 flush block swap - no observer blocks

I need help with building a 2x3 block swap without using observers or comparators, in java edition (1.15.2). 1x1 floor swap (functional) 1x1 wall swap (functional) I need to build this on a server ...
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How do I make this contraption multiplayer?

I made a grappling hook in Minecraft and put it into a structure. However, I want to use it in a multiplayer map where multiple people may be using it at one time. I believe the way it is currently ...
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Change players health based on scoreboard objectives

I have a custom map in which I have a scoreboard objective. Is there any way to change a player's health based on this scoreboard objective? The only thing I could find was putting a button on a ...
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How do I get older versions of Minecraft(1.13 and earlier) to function on my Mac without crashing?

I am attempting to run Minecraft 1.8.9 on my Macbook. More recent versions of Minecraft (1.14+) function normally. It typically crashes several seconds after launching. I have attempted multiple ...
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My texture pack won't show up in client

I used the most recent article I could find to help with this and I'm still having trouble. I've triple checked my formatting, doing exactly as the article tells me to, but I can't get the pack to ...
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Why is Player's generic.movementSpeed Attribute listed on Wiki as lower than ALL Mobs, yet you can clearly outrun all of them?

EDIT: Player's generic.movementSpeed SPRINTING Attribute is listed as 0.15, their WALK speed is listed as even slower (0.1) Original Post: A Player's generic.movementSpeed Attribute is listed as 0.15 ...
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Why are mobs disappearing in my Hardcore world?

I was making an iron farm and I named a zombie to keep it from despawning. However, for some reason, it keeps going invisible to me. Some of my villagers do that as well. I still hear the mobs that ...
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Making items bigger in the item frame

Hello guys I've made a model for the bowl to look like basket and it's definitely working but now I need help making the items bigger when I put them in the item frame. My plan goes like that: I place ...
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Changing the “drop all”/“drop stack” keybind in Minecraft

I'm experimenting to find the most comfortable keybinds for me and I found that Ctrl would be perfect for dropping items. However Ctrl + [drop item key] drops the whole stack, which is also the case ...
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How can I move my Minecraft installation to another drive?

I installed Minecraft before getting my 1TB SSD, and now I want to move it. My C drive is very low on space and I'm trying to keep it free of games. Is there any way I can completely move Minecraft to ...
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Hiding team colors in usernames

I'm working on a minigame in Minecraft that is built upon not knowing what role other people are (kind of like a social deduction game). However, since teams are required for the game to function, a ...
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How can I increase the knockback of a slime in minecraft?

I'm using command blocks to make a custom slime, I've tried using the command: /summon slime ~ ~ ~ {Size:3b,Attributes:[{Name:"generic.attack_knockback", Base:8.0,}]} but it doesn't work. ...
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ImpulseSV's villager breeder not working in 1.16.1?

I built ImpulseSV's villager breeder (without the farmer so I just manually feed them) and it worked in 1.15.2. But since I updated my world to 1.16.1, it doesn't work anymore. I even let the ...
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Which Y level should I build my glass roof on to prevent lightning from hitting my house?

I read somewhere that lightning spawns at Y level 127, however I cannot verify it or find the source anymore. If I was to build my glass roof on Y level 256, would this be enough to stop my house from ...
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Copy player's armor and offhand items into a chest

I have tried to copy all items from a player's inventory into a chest in 1.16. I have used this command for the hot bar and the 2 first rows in the inventory: /data modify block 227 76 77 Items set ...
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Is there a way to open Minecraft without using the launcher at all?

Is there a way to open Minecraft without using the launcher? My launcher is taking a long time to open and I do not want to wait so long before I can actually play the game.
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How can I sort items on a server that has increased hopper speed?

I'm playing Minecraft on a server that has tweaked the Hopper speed to be faster. No matter what size is, the stack still goes through. The reason for this speed tweak is a plugin the server has for ...
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Do difficulty or local difficulty affect spawn rates?

Somewhere in gnembon's Simple Hostile Mob Farms, Minecraft 1.12 (Fun Farms Ep. 15) video he mentions difficulty and local difficulty but I cannot remember where in the video. In my 1.12 survival ...
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How to make rain look like snow in Minecraft?

Tis' the season, and I'm making a Minecraft Christmas resource pack, and I'm trying to make the rain look like snow. I've tried renaming all the files to do with snow to "rain" and putting them in the ...
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Disabling Railcraft features

Is there a way to disable certain features provided by Railcraft? For example, I do not want to be able to get more rails for the same amount of resources, since I want to keep the values as much ...
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With the new Minecraft launcher, is there a way to change the .minecraft folder without manually specifying the Java path for every profile?

I am aware of the --workDir command line option, and I am using it to change the location of the .minecraft folder. However, any profile I try to launch does not find the javaw.exe file (which is ...
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How do I use a target selector to output the nearest player's UUID?

I want to be able to use a target selector to select all of a player's tamed wolves. It's easy to do that with this target selector: @e[type=wolf,nbt={"OwnerUUID":"<Player UUID>"}] When I try ...
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Minecraft 1.14.4 Sky Mob Farms?

I just wondered if anybody truly knows why and if, how much "Sky-Mob-Farms" got nerfed in the most recent update of the game. I read a lot of YouTube comments saying that ideally the farms should be ...
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My fiancee is already married

I decided to gift my fiancee (to which I gifted an engagement ring to) a wedding ring but she says she's already married. I've tried divorcing using the cleric, but it said that I wasn't married.
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How to convert Bedrock texture pack to Java Edition Minecraft

I'm trying to use a texture pack designed for the Bedrock Edition of Minecraft, on Java Edition. I looked at the texture names for a Java Edition texture pack and compared those to the names of the ...
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I am facing a weird bug in Minecraft stoneblock 2 with Roost

Whenever I try to make an iron chicken (using a flint and a bone white one), it gives me a flint chicken instead of the iron one that I want. There are pictures included.
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What is the port range for Minecraft LAN worlds?

When I want to invite my friends over the internet into my LAN world in Minecraft, I need to set my router to forward the port specified by Minecraft. As Mincraft picks a different port each time I ...
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Minecraft: share edits to “Master” world

We're recreating the town we live in in Minecraft and would like to maintain a master copy of the town. Users can play in the map but not edit the master. We've used Lidar for our topological source ...
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Installing Optifine on Minecraft 1.12.1 without installing Java on macOS

So I installed Minecraft on my macOS computer. I want to install Optifine as well. When I download Optifine Ultra from its website, I get a .jar file. When I double click on it, I get the following ...
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How do you allow de-opped players to use ServerSigns in MC 1.7.10?

So, my group and I are setting up an initial spawn room for a server we are creating. The room is like an introduction area, with important information. After the player has read all the signs and ...
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How can we change the comparing area of the /testforblocks command?

What I wanted to do was a system that would permit you to save your build in an area, in sort of a nothing is changeable, not even the items in a chest. In fact, how it works is simple: the ...
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Minecraft Server - Same Network -> Brother can't connect

We've been able to get this to work before but now that we've come back after a few months, my brother is no longer able to connect to my minecraft server. I am not doing a LAN server because my ...

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