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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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Minecraft Launcher won't open at all

I have attempted to run the Minecraft launcher several times but it won't respond at all. It has previously worked just fine on this machine, the only thing different is that my OS (Windows 10) ...
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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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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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Can I create a custom biome with no floor for my datapack?

I've been looking into custom world generation recently and I found out that you can create custom biomes and have them generate in the world. I was wondering if it was at all possible to use this to ...
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In Minecraft, is it better for performance to run one function with an @e selector, or run a function as @e?

I'm writing a Minecraft Datapack that adds "Abilities", each of which has its own function that's run once per tick. I have a scoreboard objective for each Ability, that determines whether ...
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How do I read a Minecraft crash log to determine the root of the issue?

So I'm trying to help a friend join a modded Minecraft server with me. things would load in well and she would appear in game, but then after 5 minutes the game would crash and spit out a crash report....
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Shulker Farm Failure Rate

I built a shulker farm following the design by devilmok. Centered on the trapped shulker, there are 4 nether portals with 17x17 portal blocks. These are spaced apart with blocks in between to allow ...
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Remove "X/Y players sleeping" Message Minecraft

As of Minecraft Java Edition Version 1.17, there is a rather annoying message: That will show up above a player's hotbar whenever: Someone goes to sleep Someone stops sleeping The number of players ...
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Problem with RequiredPlayerRange on spawners

This is on the latest Minecraft version, 1.16.4 I have been trying to figure out how to get it to work with NBTExplorer. I changed the RequiredPlayerRange to higher than the default amount which was ...
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Can an Optifine CIT texture have a different texture in the GUI vs in the player's hand?

I was wondering if there was a way to make an item have a different texture in the GUI than the player's hand with normal optifine. For example, I have a long staff item I am trying to add, which is a ...
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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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Is there a possible way to get rid of the grass color mapping in a resource pack?

I'm making a Gameboy themed Minecraft resource pack, and the grass has the color mapping, even though I've made only one color for the color mapping it still has this tint, is there any way to get rid ...
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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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Unexpected aether terrain

This is the first time I have downloaded the Aether II launcher. When I created a new world, and went through the portal, the terrain was different than what I have seen on pictures and videos on the ...
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How do I modify the item count of an unstackable item?

I need to change the count of an unstackable item entity (e.g., a shulker box). This used to work in pre-1.20.5, but with the changes in stacking, it does not work now. I am trying to regain the same ...
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Can villager trades ignore additional NBT tags and order of NBT tags?

I have a villager with trades involving tattered written books. The reason I'm using them is that they're unclonable, ensuring their scarcity. To obtain the written books, players can trade in regular ...
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How to add predicates to custom entity models?

I have been trying to make a boss fight in Minecraft and I have re-textured an armor stand to be the boss model, but when you spawn a normal armor stand it shows as the boss (without arms) as well. ...
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Allow a child to play minecraft multiplayer on Java Edition (Linux)

How can I do the necessary incantations to allow my child to play minecraft? For Xbox and on non-Java edition there are instructions (follow link). They say to allow the child's account to join clubs, ...
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Cause of TPS/Lag in early game SSP world - Can anyone explain what's happening here?

TLDR: Newly created 1.14.4 Java SSP world experiences TPS of 6 ms min & 7 ms avg values consistently but after AFK for an extended period of time at AFK fish farm, this increases to around 20 ms ...
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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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How do I add the new Minecraft launcher to Steam?

With the new update in which you have a Minecraft launcher for Java, Microsoft, and dungeons editions, Steam won't always let you see it in the list of non-steam games when you try to add it to Steam. ...
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Is it possible to trade with villagers using some sort of score? (commands)

I'm trying to make a system that transfers emeralds to a score to not take up inventory space, and that score can be used to trade. Is this possible? And if so, is it possible to display this score in ...
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Why does /trigger have no objectives/commands after installing a datapack that has /trigger commands?

Disclaimer: I know this is similar to a previous question I asked that is related to this issue, but it was a bit too specific, and I've decided to ask a more general/focused question this time in the ...
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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 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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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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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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Why won't my villagers breed in Vanilla Minecraft 1.15.2?

I am playing on a 1.15.2 Vanilla Minecraft server that I started in order to play with my friends. I have created a villager enclosure, but the 5 villagers that I have won't breed to fill my 8 beds. I ...
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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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Find every generated mending book in 1000x1000 world

By generated mending book I mean chests and chest minecarts that generate in structures. Is there an external tool that would allow this? The /data command works only in loaded chunks, but more ...
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How to securely run a Minecraft server on a local machine

EDIT: I am using cubecoders AMP to run multiple instances I am looking to set up a public Minecraft server (well multiple off one machine actually). I am wondering if there is a way in which I can ...
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How does Minecraft handle textures with different sizes in a texture pack?

I'm making a texture pack for my personal use, and I want to make some of the textures a larger size (32x32) than the others (16x16). Will all of the textures still work inside Minecraft despite being ...
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Select nearest entity which isn't the owner of a projectile

I'm working on creating a homing missile which targets any flying object. However, the main limitation is that the missile can only be launched from the ground because it tends to track whoever shot ...
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How would I execute a command at the position of every block of a certain type?

I am trying to summon a beam of particles in replacement of a beacon beam. I have tried making a new model and texture but there seems to be no information on how to change a model that doesn't appear ...
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Accessibility within video settings to reduce chances of seizures?

I've been playing Minecraft (Java) for a while now, survival and creative, but sometimes the visuals that occur within the game as a glitch causes me to get a migraine. The visuals I'm talking about ...
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Creating custom textured armour sets

Minecraft Version: 1.19.3 I'm not sure what I'm doing wrong here, but I'm trying to add a custom texture for a leather armour set in Minecraft via customModelData. For some reason however, it's not ...
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My /tp command doesn't work as intended in command block

So, the idea is that player should be teleported back in the hallway as they pass through a specific coordinates, and this part works just fine. However, I also need them to be facing 90 degrees to ...
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How to add a blank line onto a scoreboard in Minecraft

Recently I am working on a RPG custom map. I wonder if there are any ways to insert a blank line (in singleplayer) onto the scoreboard to make it more fancier and more organized, just like this ...
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Skeleton killed by its own arrow achievement?

I would like to make an achievement for killing a skeleton with a reflected arrow. How would I go about doing that? There does not seem to be any noticeable NBT data difference other than owner. There ...
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Strategies for not having my boat tridented into the soup

Sometime in the past, Mojang added boats with chests... this makes it even more important. But basically, the drowned shut down all boat travel everywhere. In large oceans I can usually survive by ...
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Can I use NBT tag values ​as command input?

I am trying to use commands to detect when a player's bed is broken using the SpawnX, SpawnY, and SpawnZ NBT tags. It would look something like this: /execute as @a unless block [SpawnX] [SpawnY] [...
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Is there any way to copy/clone an existing item to create a completely new item using a resource pack?

In Minecraft, I want to clone an item in a resource pack to create a new item or at least make different variants of the same item. Say for example I wanted two diamond helmets that are each a ...
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How to replace spectator shaders with shaders that have a texture using a resource pack

TL;DR: I want to turn this into this by replacing shaders with a resource pack. I already know how to replace the existing spectator shaders using a resource pack. I know they have a vertex shader, a ...
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Troubleshooting a minecart transfer system in Minecraft 1.18.2 Java

This is the minecart transfer system I've put together. A hopper minecart comes in on the top right, unloads into the barrel, then leaves. Another hopper minecart comes in from the left, down the ...
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Why does the Minecraft launcher sometimes still show the 1.17 layout?

Now with version 1.18(.1) the Minecraft launcher layout looks different again, but sometimes when it needs longer to load the 1.17 layout still appears before being overlaid by the new 1.18 one. Why ...
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Can a custom dimension overwrite the overworld?

I am trying to learn how to use datapacks to affect world generation. I currently have a datapack with the following files: \pack.mcmeta: { "pack": { "pack_format": 8, &...
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Minecraft Blockbench animation problem

With blockbench I have created a chainsaw which would work in conjunction with a datapack. Out of obvious reasons, I want the teeth to actually spin along the edge. So I made a 3 framed animation ...
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Best way to dynamically call function

For my project, I have callable objects (arbitrary NBT dict that is theoretically capable of calling an mcfunction) stored on an NBT array (the Stack). At an arbitrary time in execution I want to be ...
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