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[WORKAROUND] Cheats that require clicking on Sims don't work

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Re: report a bug sims 4

★ Apprentice

Have you tried the game repair tool?  Sounds like there is an issue with the installation of the game. You can also move your saved game file to the desk top and delete your /sims4 folder. That will reset anything that might be corrupt. 

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cheat box

★★★★ Newbie

I've been playing the sims for a month now on my mac and when I open the cheat box I would still be able to play the game with the cheat box open. Now if I open the cheat box the game pauses and wont let me unpause unless I get rid of the cheat box and now I can't play the game with the cheat box open anymore. And this a problem because some of the cheats i want to enter require me to be able to play the game with the cheat box open. 

 

pls help

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Re: report a bug sims 4

★★★★ Novice

I am having the same dark overlay/pause issue when opening the cheat bar

Repaired via Origin - didn't fix it
Took mods out - didn't fix it
Reset my game files and started a brand new "test" game w/o mods - did not fix it either

Even though this bug isn't the end of the world, it is still quite annoying

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Re: report a bug sims 4

★ Apprentice

have you removed your sim's folder?  that worked for me.

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Re: report a bug sims 4

★★★★ Novice

I did 
That did not fix it either

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Re: report a bug sims 4

★ Apprentice

I would get a hold of support then.

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Re: report a bug sims 4

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Hero

@Mewmaloo wrote:

I did 
That did not fix it either


The dark overlay is a valid issue and you can't click on anything while in that mode. Just exit the mode with ESC and you'll be fine.

 

Everything should then work,

 

Please give more details if you can't get out of cheat mode.

 

@Dee15644 Same. Does it not work to press ESC to get out of cheat mode and then shift-click ?

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Crin


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Re: cheat box

@lovelightsg

Moved your post to this bug thread on the issue.

Which cheats require you to keep the cheat box open?


Using CC/Mods is at your own risk, EA are not responsible for making the game compatible with 3rd party content, the creator is. 



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Re: cheat box

★ Apprentice
@lovelightsg That’s really strange. My chest box has always caused my game to pause. What cheats do you use require you to not be paused?
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Re: Screen freezes after entering cheats

★★★★ Novice

I can use the CTRL +C+Shift and it turns everything grey, I can't click on my sim but it does let me escape the cheat code. Haven't been playing since the update but I've run the repair game multiple times and have checked it for a fix everyday

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