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[[File:mySettingsTab.jpg|right|framed]]The '''My Settings''' tab, the last button on the Sidebar, allows players and GM to control several important functions in Roll20.
 
[[File:mySettingsTab.jpg|right|framed]]The '''My Settings''' tab, the last button on the Sidebar, allows players and GM to control several important functions in Roll20.
 
== Macros ==
 
This is where you store '''[[macros|Macros]]''' that you wish to create and use outside of a Character Journal and enable the macro quick bar.
 
  
 
== My Settings ==
 
== My Settings ==
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[[File:Mysettings1.png|right|framed]]
  
Most of these options are specific to each Player rather than the Campaign, so Players can set different options to match their own preferences.
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Most of these options are specific to each Player rather than the Game, so Players can set different options to match their own preferences.
  
 
=== Display Name ===
 
=== Display Name ===
At default, the Display Name is set to whatever your Roll20 account username currently is listed. This Name displays in a name plate positioned below your avatar portrait on the very bottom of the Tabletop. You can change this to suit your individual gaming needs like a specific character name or a game role. Click on the Save Name button to save any changes made in the Display Name textbox.
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By default, the '''Display Name''' is set to whatever is currently listed as your Roll20 account username. This name displays in a name plate positioned below your avatar portrait on the very bottom of the Tabletop. You can change this to suit your individual gaming needs like a specific character name or a game role. Click on the '''Save Name''' button to save any changes made in the Display Name textbox.
  
 
=== Master Music Volume Level ===
 
=== Master Music Volume Level ===
 
This slider controls the maximum volume the '''[[Jukebox|Jukebox]]''' will play for a user.
 
This slider controls the maximum volume the '''[[Jukebox|Jukebox]]''' will play for a user.
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The volume level is saved between game sessions and is a per game setting.
  
 
=== Use Advanced Keyboard Shortcuts ===
 
=== Use Advanced Keyboard Shortcuts ===
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=== Use Window Popouts for Characters ===
 
=== Use Window Popouts for Characters ===
Select this checkbox to allow popout character sheets to remain on by default. This will “pop” character sheets and handouts “out” automatically when they are selected from the '''[[Journal|Journal]]'''.
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Select this checkbox to allow popout character sheets to remain on by default. This will “pop” character sheets and handouts “out” automatically when they are selected from the '''[[Journal|Journal]]'''. You can popout any Character Sheet or Handout manually by clicking the icon next to your Character name in the '''[[Journal#Character_Window|Character Window]]'''.
  
 
=== Enabled Background Chat Beep ===
 
=== Enabled Background Chat Beep ===
 
When enabled, a beep noise will sound whenever a new item is added to the chatlog when you're not currently sitting in the chat tab of the Sidebar.
 
When enabled, a beep noise will sound whenever a new item is added to the chatlog when you're not currently sitting in the chat tab of the Sidebar.
  
=== Enabled Advanced Dice ===
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=== Enable Advanced Dice ===
When enabled, dice icons will become available in the chatlog when dice are rolled.
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When enabled, dice icons will become available in the chatlog when dice are rolled.  You can drag those dice icons around to reorder the dice, and even drag them onto a map to have a Rollable Table Token of the die.
  
 
=== Enable 3D Dice ===
 
=== Enable 3D Dice ===
When enabled, 3D dice will be rolled over the Tabletop whenever a valid roll is made in either chat, the Dice Roller or via Macros.
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When enabled, '''[[3D_Dice|3D Dice]]''' will be rolled over the Tabletop whenever a valid roll is made in either chat, the Dice Roller or via Macros.
  
=== Enable Chat Avatars ===
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=== Automatically Roll 3D Dice ===
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When enabled, '''[[3D_Dice|3D Dice]]''' will be rolled automatically. '''[http://blog.roll20.net/post/122853969790/3d-dice-agency-sounds-and-more-coming-in Dice Agency]''' will be turned off.
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https://www.google.com/url?sa=i&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.artstation.com%2Fartwork%2F4bBvG1&psig=AOvVaw3bxvEEV9PR_WvwrWGPzP1D&ust=1572816551634000&source=images&cd=vfe&ved=0CAIQjRxqFwoTCJCfvrO8zOUCFQAAAAAdAAAAABAD=== Enable Chat Avatars ===
 
When enabled, a mini icon of a user's avatar will display when chat is entered in the chatroom. If a user is speaking as a particular character, that character portrait will display instead of the user's avatar.
 
When enabled, a mini icon of a user's avatar will display when chat is entered in the chatroom. If a user is speaking as a particular character, that character portrait will display instead of the user's avatar.
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=== Enable Chat Timestamps ===
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When enabled, each chat message will be prefaced with a timestamp to show when the message was sent.  Timestamps are always stored for all chat messages (since 4/13/2015).  Displaying of timestamps is a per player setting which may be adjusted at any time to show or hide timestamps.  Timestamps for chat messages sent less than 24 hours ago will show as only the time, with older messages including the date as well.
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=== Alphabetically Sort Token Actions ===
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By default this setting is enabled. Leaving this box checked will sort Token Actions alphabetically, giving you finer control over the ordering of your token actions. Uncheck this box to retain the "old" behavior where the Token Actions are not sorted alphabetically.
  
 
=== Clear Current Chat Log ===
 
=== Clear Current Chat Log ===
This button will clear the chat history temporarily from the chatlog. If you reload the campaign, the chat history will return.
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This button will clear the chat history temporarily from the chatlog. If you reload the game, the chat history will return.
  
 
=== Video + Voice ===
 
=== Video + Voice ===
These settings manage what sort of VOIP ('''[[Video and Voice Chat|Video and Voice]]''' chat) you want to broadcast and receive. These settings will be retained when you return to the campaign, so you only need to change them once.
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These settings manage what sort of VOIP ('''[[Video and Voice Chat|Video and Voice]]''' chat) you want to broadcast and receive. These settings will be retained when you return to the game, so you only need to change them once.
  
==Campaign Settings==
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==Game Settings==
[[File:campaignSettings.jpg|right|framed]]This section is only visible to the GM of a Campaign. You can choose different colors used for the '''[[Token Features|Token Radial Menu Bubbles]]''' and their corresponding bars.
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[[File:campaignSettings.png|right|framed]]This section is only visible to the GM of a Game.  
  
From here, you can also choose where you want to position the Token’s Status Indicator Overlays if you plan on using them.
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===Token Bar Colors + Display Settings===
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You can choose different colors used for the Token Radial Menu Bubbles and their corresponding bars, see '''[[Token Features]]''' to learn more. You can also choose where you want to position the Token’s Status Indicator Overlays.
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===Deck Size===
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You can adjust the size of the card decks on the table using this slider.  This is especially useful if you have text heavy cards that need to remain on the deck when drawn, unless you specifically want them.
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===Video + Audio Chat Tech===
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You can set your embedded Audio Video solution here.
  
 
==Experimental Features==
 
==Experimental Features==
Features listed under this category are brand new and still need testing before they’re fully integrated into a permanent place on the Sidebar. Due to this, items change from time to time under here. Often, these features are only available to those with Mentor and/or Supporter accounts.
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[[File:Cursor_and_API_Testing_Roll20.png|300px|Framed|left|Experimental Features]]
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Features listed under this category are brand new and still need testing before they’re fully integrated into a permanent place on the Sidebar. Due to this, items change from time to time under here. Often, these features are only available to those with '''Plus''' and/or '''Pro''' accounts.
  
Currently, the [[Transmogrifier]] and ability to launch a "QR Code" for players to join via [[Roll20_for_iPad_and_Android]] are experimental.
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Currently, the '''[[Transmogrifier]]''' and ability to launch a "QR Code" for players to join via '''[[Roll20_for_iPad_and_Android|Roll20 for iPad and Android]]''' are experimental.
  
 
==Exiting and GM View Modes==
 
==Exiting and GM View Modes==
Finally, at the bottom of the My Settings tab is a button to Exit the current campaign. Clicking on the '''Exit Game''' button will return you to Your Campaigns page.
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Finally, at the top of the My Settings tab is a button to Exit the current game. Clicking on the '''Exit Game''' button will return you to Your Games page.
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As a GM, there will be an additional button either labeled '''Re-Join as Player''' or '''Re-Join as GM'''. This button allows you to exit and re-join your game as a player, useful for previewing your Game from a player's perspective or if you’re trading off GM responsibilities of the Game to one of your players.
  
As a GM, the very last button is either labeled '''Re-Join as Player''' or '''Re-Join as GM'''. This button allows you to exit and re-join your game as a player, useful for previewing your Campaign from a player's perspective or if you’re trading off GM responsibilities of the Campaign to one of your players.
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You can right click on the '''Re-Join as Player''' button, copy the link, and save that link as a bookmark to more easily and directly access the Game as a player.
  
 
[[Category:Docs]]
 
[[Category:Docs]]

Latest revision as of 21:30, 2 November 2019

MySettingsTab.jpg
The My Settings tab, the last button on the Sidebar, allows players and GM to control several important functions in Roll20.

Contents

[edit] My Settings

Mysettings1.png

Most of these options are specific to each Player rather than the Game, so Players can set different options to match their own preferences.

[edit] Display Name

By default, the Display Name is set to whatever is currently listed as your Roll20 account username. This name displays in a name plate positioned below your avatar portrait on the very bottom of the Tabletop. You can change this to suit your individual gaming needs like a specific character name or a game role. Click on the Save Name button to save any changes made in the Display Name textbox.

[edit] Master Music Volume Level

This slider controls the maximum volume the Jukebox will play for a user.

The volume level is saved between game sessions and is a per game setting.

[edit] Use Advanced Keyboard Shortcuts

This checkbox toggles on the Advanced Shortcuts for Roll20.

[edit] Use Window Popouts for Characters

Select this checkbox to allow popout character sheets to remain on by default. This will “pop” character sheets and handouts “out” automatically when they are selected from the Journal. You can popout any Character Sheet or Handout manually by clicking the icon next to your Character name in the Character Window.

[edit] Enabled Background Chat Beep

When enabled, a beep noise will sound whenever a new item is added to the chatlog when you're not currently sitting in the chat tab of the Sidebar.

[edit] Enable Advanced Dice

When enabled, dice icons will become available in the chatlog when dice are rolled. You can drag those dice icons around to reorder the dice, and even drag them onto a map to have a Rollable Table Token of the die.

[edit] Enable 3D Dice

When enabled, 3D Dice will be rolled over the Tabletop whenever a valid roll is made in either chat, the Dice Roller or via Macros.

[edit] Automatically Roll 3D Dice

When enabled, 3D Dice will be rolled automatically. Dice Agency will be turned off.

https://www.google.com/url?sa=i&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.artstation.com%2Fartwork%2F4bBvG1&psig=AOvVaw3bxvEEV9PR_WvwrWGPzP1D&ust=1572816551634000&source=images&cd=vfe&ved=0CAIQjRxqFwoTCJCfvrO8zOUCFQAAAAAdAAAAABAD=== Enable Chat Avatars === When enabled, a mini icon of a user's avatar will display when chat is entered in the chatroom. If a user is speaking as a particular character, that character portrait will display instead of the user's avatar.

[edit] Enable Chat Timestamps

When enabled, each chat message will be prefaced with a timestamp to show when the message was sent. Timestamps are always stored for all chat messages (since 4/13/2015). Displaying of timestamps is a per player setting which may be adjusted at any time to show or hide timestamps. Timestamps for chat messages sent less than 24 hours ago will show as only the time, with older messages including the date as well.

[edit] Alphabetically Sort Token Actions

By default this setting is enabled. Leaving this box checked will sort Token Actions alphabetically, giving you finer control over the ordering of your token actions. Uncheck this box to retain the "old" behavior where the Token Actions are not sorted alphabetically.

[edit] Clear Current Chat Log

This button will clear the chat history temporarily from the chatlog. If you reload the game, the chat history will return.

[edit] Video + Voice

These settings manage what sort of VOIP (Video and Voice chat) you want to broadcast and receive. These settings will be retained when you return to the game, so you only need to change them once.

[edit] Game Settings

CampaignSettings.png
This section is only visible to the GM of a Game.

[edit] Token Bar Colors + Display Settings

You can choose different colors used for the Token Radial Menu Bubbles and their corresponding bars, see Token Features to learn more. You can also choose where you want to position the Token’s Status Indicator Overlays.

[edit] Deck Size

You can adjust the size of the card decks on the table using this slider. This is especially useful if you have text heavy cards that need to remain on the deck when drawn, unless you specifically want them.

[edit] Video + Audio Chat Tech

You can set your embedded Audio Video solution here.

[edit] Experimental Features

Experimental Features

Features listed under this category are brand new and still need testing before they’re fully integrated into a permanent place on the Sidebar. Due to this, items change from time to time under here. Often, these features are only available to those with Plus and/or Pro accounts.

Currently, the Transmogrifier and ability to launch a "QR Code" for players to join via Roll20 for iPad and Android are experimental.

[edit] Exiting and GM View Modes

Finally, at the top of the My Settings tab is a button to Exit the current game. Clicking on the Exit Game button will return you to Your Games page.

As a GM, there will be an additional button either labeled Re-Join as Player or Re-Join as GM. This button allows you to exit and re-join your game as a player, useful for previewing your Game from a player's perspective or if you’re trading off GM responsibilities of the Game to one of your players.

You can right click on the Re-Join as Player button, copy the link, and save that link as a bookmark to more easily and directly access the Game as a player.