YEP.137 – Item Menu Categories – RPG Maker MV

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In RPG Maker MV, there exists only four categories seen in the item menu: Items, Weapons, Armors, and Key Items. Adding extra categories wouldn’t be possible without plugins. This plugin, through the help of Item Core, will allow you to add in many more categories in addition to many premade ones that are automatically added based on weapon types, armor types, equipment types, item usage, and more!

This is a collaboration plugin by Sylvester and Yanfly to ensure compatibility with the Yanfly Engine Plugins library.


Introduction


This plugin requires YEP_ItemCore. Make sure this plugin is located under YEP_ItemCore in the plugin list.

In RPG Maker MV, there exists only four categories seen in the item menu: Items, Weapons, Armors, and Key Items. Adding extra categories wouldn’t be possible without plugins. This plugin, through the help of Item Core, will allow you to add in many more categories in addition to many premade ones  that are automatically added based on weapon types, armor types, equipmenttypes, item usage, and more!

This is a collaboration plugin by Sylvester and Yanfly to ensure compatibility with the Yanfly Engine Plugins library.


Instructions


To change the item categories that appear in the item menu, go to the plugin parameters and alter the list. Separate each category with a comma (,). Each
category must be spelled correctly using the following formats:

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Plugin Parameter
Syntax Description
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Items
Lists only Regular Item types

AllItems
All items in the items database with Key Items

RegularItems
Lists only Regular Item types

KeyItems
Lists only Key Item types

HiddenItemA
Lists only Hidden Item A types

HiddenItemB
Lists only Hidden Item B types

Consumable
Lists only consumable items

Nonconsumable
Lists only nonconsumeable items

AlwaysUsable
Lists only always usable items

BattleUsable
Lists only battle usable items

FieldUsable
Lists only field usable items

NeverUsable
Lists only never usable items

Weapons
Lists all weapons

WType:x
Lists weapons of type x (replace x with ID)

Armors
Lists all armors

AType:x
Lists armors of armor type x (replace x with ID)

EType:x
Lists items of equip type x (replace x with ID)

Category:x
Lists items of category x (replace x with text)

An example of a list that would display something like:

Items
Key Items
Dagger
Sword
Bodygear
Accessory
Herbs

Would look like this for the plugin parameters:

Items, KeyItems, WType:1, WType2, AType1, AType2, Category:Herbs

The categories go in the order they’re listed so plan them out accordingly.


Notetags


To add custom categories to items, use the following notetag:

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Item, Weapon, and Armor Notetags:

<Menu Category: x>
<Menu Category: x, x, x>
– Replace ‘x’ with the category name you wish to give the item. Insert multiples of this tag to insert more categories. These categories will be used in combination with the Category:x plugin parameter syntax keyword.

For Example:

<Menu Category: Herbs>

Would require this syntax keyword in the plugin parameters:

Category:Herbs

If you use the version of the notetag with multiple categories, it would work something like this:

<Menu Category: Herbs, Potions, Elixirs>

Plugin Parameter:

Category:Herbs, Category:Potions, Category:Elixirs

**Note** The notetag does not apply for any of the pre-made categories.


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Happy RPG Making!


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