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Preferences - General

  • Language default: Choose System Default or the language of your choice from the drop down menu.
  • Content Maturity Rating: Allows you to choose what maturity level of content you are able to access in-world:
    • General, Moderate and Adult: Allows access to all content. You must be age verified to enable this option.
    • General and Moderate: Lets you access General and Moderate content.
    • General: Limits you to General content.
  • Start Location: This allows you to choose what default login location shows on the login screen.
    • Show on login: Check this to enable the login location picker on the login screen.
  • Name Tags: Here you choose how you display residents' tags. NOTE these apply to what you see, not others.
    • Off: Will set it so you do not see tags.
    • On: means tags will always be visible.
    • Show briefly: shows the tags temporarily.
      • And you can indicate how many second to show them; the default is 10.
  • You can enable/disable the following:
    • My name: when unchecked, will not show your tag. Note this is for your view only, others still see it.
    • Group Titles: unchecked hides ALL group titles.
    • View Display Names: when checked shows display names.
    • Highlight friends: colors tags of those on your friends list.
    • Legacy nametag positioning: If enabled, the nametag will stay fixed at the avatar position and not follow the avatar head if it moves because of animations.
    • Show avatar complexity: Shows avatar complexity information in name tags. 1)
      • Only if too complex: Only shows the information if the complexity value is above your maximum complexity setting, in Preferences → Graphics → General.
      • Show own complexity: Shows your own complexity in your name tag.
    • Usernames: when checked shows usernames names.
    • Hide own group title: If enabled, this will hide your current group title from others. (Versions after 3.2.2 only.)
    • Legacy names instead of usernames: will show legacy names instead of user names.
    • Trim 'Resident' from legacy names: self explanatory. (Greyed out if the option above is disabled.)
    • Show autorespond mode in nametag: This will show whether you have autorespond enabled, in your name tag.
  • Away Time out: Will set you to away if there is no mouse or keyboard input for the minutes set:
    • 2 minutes
    • 5 minutes
    • 10 minutes
    • 30 minutes
    • 60 minutes
    • never
  • Sit when away: Will sit your avatar when in away mode.
  • Log out after being away: Will log you out after being away for the number of minutes you set here:
    • 2 minutes
    • 5 minutes
    • 10 minutes
    • 30 minutes
    • never



See this page for documentation on Firestorm 4.7.9 (50527) and earlier.

1) See here for details on avatar complexity and jelly dolls.
preferences_general_tab.txt · Last modified: 2016/12/14 02:43 by miro.collas