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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How can I remove arrows stuck in a player?

When I am shot by an arrow in Minecraft, my avatar now has an arrow sticking out of me which hangs around for a while before disappearing. This is fine right now, but when I am trialing one of my ...
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How can I stop Minecraft Launcher from requiring Microsoft sign-in every launch?

My son plays Minecraft Java Edition on Kubuntu 20.04. Up until recently (a couple weeks ago), it would always log him in automatically. Then, it stopped doing this, and prompted him to choose "...
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Adding distance in the data command makes the command fail

I'm trying to making the command block detect the dragon phase within 100 blocks using this command: execute store result score @a Dragon run data get entity @e[type=minecraft:ender_dragon,limit=1,...
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Minecraft accounts are blended. How can i separate them?

I just purchased a Minecraft Java account for my son on our home computer. My step-son has an account that was purchased at his mother's house that he accesses on our computer when he is with us. When ...
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How to test when a team "wins" a minigame in Minecraft

READ THIS, BUT FOCUS ON THE SECOND EDIT I am making a Battle Royale-type map in Minecraft 1.17, and trying to detect when there is only one person alive (in adventure mode) left. Currently, I have ...
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Enchanting Netherite sword in 1.16

I have a Netherite sword with Fire aspect II, Bane of arthropods V. Why can't I combine it with an enchanted book (Sharpness III, Piercing I) at an anvil? I was expecting to be able to use the ...
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How do you teleport a player to a moving objective?

I created a big adventure map and I was able to do lots of amazing things I never thought possible with redstone, but I came across a problem I was baffled by. I have a house in minecraft that is ...
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how to re-texture armor with transparency

I was making my own texture pack and I fell into a problem. I was changing the texture pack of the diamond armor, and then I wanted it to have transparency so I went to GIMP(a photo editing software) ...
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Change Minecraft Server Name?

I'm setting up a minecraft server for just myself and friends. I'm using the official server (on windows) from minecraft.net I got it all up and working but I'm curious how to change the Server Name. ...
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Changes (to controls, video settings, audio, etc) not saving when I close Minecraft

I've recently noticed that whenever I close my game, any changes I made during the time I was playing do not save. I do not know about vanilla worlds since I play servers only. I noticed a while back ...
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What is the maximum number of blocks you can reach/hit a player in PvP?

I looked up a bunch of websites online, and answers vary from 3-5 (https://hypixel.net/threads/minecraft-maximum-attack-range.180414/). Some say client side is 3 blocks and server side is 6, so it can ...
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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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Ethernet Adapter disconnects after large amount of data passes through to an outside network

edit: so after an egregious amount of testing, I may significantly narrowed down what the problem might be. So basically, my going theory at the moment is when a large amount of data passes through ...
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Keeping inventory conditionally

I want to make a PvP data pack for a Minecraft server, and I want it to function as follows: if a player is killed within half a minute of him hitting another player, they should drop all their items, ...
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Why do three of these commands not work?

I'm creating a custom data pack. Basically I want commands to run when the ball is within 1 block of the red marker. These first 5 commands work great! execute as @e[type=marker,name=Red] at @s if ...
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What exists beyond the farlands?

This question is adressed to the older versions where farlands like the following image exists. Beta 1.7.3. My question is not about how big is a Minecraft world, my question is about what can ...
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Why doesn't a downloaded map show up in Minecraft?

I have downloaded a map recently, I did all the steps, but it won't show up in the single player section. I double checked everything, also the resources packs.
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How to fix mouse slow sensitivity in Minecraft Java?

I have a problem with my mouse control since yesterday. When I move my mouse the screen moves slowly like a movie animation. I don't know what to do. I clicked every buttons in Minecraft. Do I need to ...
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Testing for specific player a with command block

I was trying to make a door that only opened when it was me walking across the tripwire. The first block has the code: testfor @p[1303,56,518,2,n=PlayerName] It is impulse, unconditional and needs ...
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Add tellraw command function to signs

I was trying to make a map where the signs are empty but talk in chat when you right-click them, but it keeps showing red in the command block and giving the error: Expected '}' at position 135 llraw @...
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My function isn't working can someone help me out

I'm making this parkour map with my friends on a server so I made a function for the checkpoints but only one of the commands is working, here is the function: playsound minecraft:entity.arrow....
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How to continuously spawn a certain block underneath myself?

Here is the command: execute at <player> run setblock ~ ~-1 ~ minecraft:oak_planks I've also tried spawning it underneath the command block, but that does not work either. I did try using /...
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MInecraft 1.13 Redstone display issue in Resource Pack

So far i have got all of the right pieces of redstone displaying, except for when the redstone goes in more than one directions. I've uploaded a picture showing the problem. The redstone_dust_dot.png ...
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Pick block doesnt work creative mc

So In creative ik that I Can pick up blocks with the middle scroll button on my mouse, but it doesn't work anymore somehow and My settings are on middle at consoles etc. So idk what to do because when ...
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How can I drain all the water in the ocean in minecraft?

I recently had an idea for a video I could make where I show what minecraft looks like when all the water was drained from the ocean. However doing it by normal means would take months to complete. Is ...
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Minecraft: How can I create a function that prevents players from swimming upstream?

I'm creating a custom map in Minecraft and came across an idea involving running water as an obstacle. I was wondering if there was a way to create running water that would beat and push the player in ...
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How to get my turtles to stay in their pond?

My turtles aren't staying on my pond in Minecraft, and I don't know why. They were born there, I actually bred them and it's the place where they also hatched. But once they are done laying eggs they ...
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Minecraft server fails to open

Whenever I try to launch a Minecraft server, either by double-clicking the JAR or by executing it via PowerShell / Command Prompt, I keep getting the same error: [12:00:25] [main/ERROR]: Errors with ...
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Multi-biome superflat/skyblock

I have created a skyblock world by setting a superflat world to generate with only air. Problem is, it doesn't seem to have any biomes other than forest. I would very much like, however, to have it ...
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Minecraft not showing the port when opening the server to LAN - now what?

My kids have two Ubuntu machines running Minecraft Java Edition. Everything used to work fine with them playing together, but since they've downloaded the latest version opening the game to LAN no ...
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How do you punch and eat a golden apple at the same time in Minecraft?

I saw some people use a technique where they block with their sword AND punch the player at the same time. Also, those players also end up punching the player WHILE eating the golden apple, creating ...
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How do I make things scale with scoreboards?

I've been trying to make an ability using command blocks. One of those things is summoning a creeper explosion. I want to try to make the power of the creeper explosion scale with the amount of ...
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Applying custom cape to badlion/lunar/laby mod

I had bought minecraft recently and I had used a cape and edited it, and I want to apply it to my skin. This is the cape that I want to upload. I am fine with using any kind of launcher, the official ...
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How do I get positional and entity data in an execute command in minecraft? [1.17.1]

I'm trying to write a command that gives a player a score of 1 if they are standing on a gold block: /execute at @a if block ~ ~-2 ~ minecraft:gold_block run scoreboard players set @s gold 1 The ...
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What kind of pick does it take to mine Emeralds?

I just found my first emeralds, and I'm scared to mine it lest I mine it with the wrong pick and thus lose it. I'm very early in my game, so I don't have an iron pick yet, but don't want to forget ...
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How do you access a friend's Minecraft world when they're offline?

I am on Minecraft playing on my friend's world (not server). However, they aren't online. I want to continue my work on that world and not start brand new on survival again. I've already made a lot of ...
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Is it normal that my .minecraft folder takes up a large amount of disk space?

I wanted to backup my .minecraft folder. When I pressed Alt + Enter, it showed me that my folder was nearly 9GB. It it normal for a .minecraft folder to take up this much disk space?
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Minecraft: Command block team selector

I'm trying to make a command for a hide and seek map but I'm having this problem. The following is the command I use: /effect @a[team=S] minecraft:slowness 20 10 The selector @a[team=S] doesn't work. ...
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Can you choose the biomes for a Minecraft realm?

I want to get a Minecraft realm, but I don't know if I can choose the type of biome or not. I have a specific idea in my head of what I want my realm to be like, but I don't know if I can choose the ...
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I'm trying to figure out how to turn a creation (designated area) into falling blocks with the correct blocks

I've found a YouTube video on how to make sand block entities look like glass, wool, or stairs, etc. I wanted to try and make some sort of creation with it, but the process I came up with involved ...
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Modded Minecraft Java Server "Cannot send chat message" even after enabling chat [closed]

I'm playing on a Self Hosted Forge Minecraft 1.16.5 server and I'm not able to open chat whatsoever after migrating my old account to a microsoft one, i looked a lot and I just either of those: You ...
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Is it possible to move text from one world file into another to save a corrupted world?

My world seems to be corrupt. I had built some large structures that I cannot build again. Can you take some of the text in the files of a world and put it in another world? That way, when you play ...
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What do the profiling values mean on the minecraft debug screen?

What does each of the 10 parts shown on the Minecraft profiling graph mean?
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Does day-usage of bed set respawn location anyway?

I want to set a new respawn location, but it is currently day time and I "can only sleep at night", therefore I cannot sleep in my bed. Does trying to use a bed and getting this message set one's ...
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How do I execute multiple function within another function?

In Minecraft 1.13.2 Java Previous title of this question was : What is console command to fly in creative mode? supposing an issue with 'flying'. I want to execute multiple functions (from function ...
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How to make a command block run a command once another one stops running [duplicate]

I am trying to make a system to where there is a command block that sets the health of a player to 1 heart while they are wearing a certain helmet, and then sets it back to 10 hearts when they take ...
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How can I change the size of an item when held in Minecraft 1.8.9?

I'm trying to change the size of an iron sword so that it's bigger when held. I’m in Minecraft Java version 1.8.9. I have a file named iron_sword.json and it’s directory is assets/textures/models/...
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How do you make 2 command blocks go off at once?

So I'm making a small adventure horror map, and there's suppose to be a death scene where the player steps on a pressure plate and a vine comes and kills them, but I want the command block to not only ...
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Mob Farm Spawning Issues

I can try lighting up caves but it seems very difficult would building a mob farm 128 blocks up ignore unlit caves? I’m in mid game and I technically have enough cobble to build a mob farm. Now ...
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What would be the easiest way to detect if a player breaks a block in Minecraft 1.16?

I want to add block breaking detection and right click detect to a datapack I’m working on. I want this to be multiplayer friendly and I need to know who broke the block. To add right click detection ...

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