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[SOLVED][1.9] Formatting Chat Messages


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Hello,

I'm currently updating one of my mods from 1.8.9 to 1.9 and have been trying to figure out how to format chat messages. The 1.8.9 code I have is (in a CommandEvent event handler method):

event.sender.addChatMessage(new ChatComponentText(EnumChatFormatting.RED + "text"));

and the 1.9 code I have is:

event.getSender().addChatMessage(new TextComponentTranslation("text"));

but I'm unsure how to format the text, like making it red, because there is no EnumChatFormatting anymore and I haven't found anything similar.

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Well, first of all

TextComponentTranslation

is for when you want to make the client translate what you pass in (e.g.

tile.stone.name

). Use

TextComponentString

for a constant string. To set the color red for either one:

 

component.getChatStyle().setColor(TextFormatting.RED)

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Well, first of all

TextComponentTranslation

is for when you want to make the client translate what you pass in (e.g.

tile.stone.name

). Use

TextComponentString

for a constant string. To set the color red for either one:

 

component.getChatStyle().setColor(TextFormatting.RED)

 

Thank you so much :D

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