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CAS Filter Remover AHK Script

by barteke22 Posted 19th Nov 2020 at 4:02 PM - Updated 5th Jan 2021 at 10:18 PM by barteke22
3 Comments / replies (Who?) - 3 Feedback Posts
By default the script will remove CAS outfit category filters (like Formal, Hot Weather, etc.) and apply the Custom Content filter.
This is for people that, like me, are annoyed by having to constantly do that, when jumping between categories etc.
Does not require Seasons, but supports the Weather filters.

The script comes in 2 versions:
- Manual: Does this when the Middle Mouse button (configurable) is pressed (not held). Recommended.
- Automatic: F9 starts/pauses the script. Will do this automatically once started.

Both version can be configured to only Remove Filters, or only add the CC filter as well, by right clicking and editing the .ahk file.


Installation and use:
1. The scripts are made for a 1920x1080 resolution. Feel free to modify them for any other resolutions, I can't do that myself (as it requires images and coordinates).
2. The scripts require AHK (AutoHotKey) to run - download and install that first.
3. You'll need weebersu's More Columns in CAS mod (4 or 5 columns), because who doesn't have it? Otherwise you'll need to change some MouseMove coordinates.
4. Open your Sims 4 Options.ini (same place as your Mods folder), find and change uiscale to 94. So it's uiscale = 94

5. Unzip the CAS_Defilter_AHK.zip to a folder anywhere you want, then Run the chosen .ahk script (after optional configuration) as Admin. That's it.


Troubleshooting:
- The script has to be ran as admin to be able to interact with Sims 4 (which is also ran as admin).
- Because it's pretty lightweight, it might not work properly on half-zoom (because CAS background darkens) or with custom CAS backgrounds. Works fine for me on min/max zoom with default EA background.
- Haven't tested it in Fullscreen, try Borderless if something doesn't work, or start the script (as admin) after the game is open (instead of before).
- If your game is much slower than mine (lagging), you might want to increase some of the Sleep timings (like Sleep 100 to Sleep 200), the defaults should be fine with tiny amounts of lag (or none).
- Keep in mind that a middle click outside the menu will close it - so only do it on top of the appearance menu to run the script.'
- If nothing happens despite your setup being correct, this might help on some systems: Try changing the 2 lines near the top (that end with 'Screen') to end with 'Window' instead of 'Screen'.


Changelog:
V1.1 adds 4 column support (files starting with 4). Also removed a limitation from the Manual version intended only for Automatic. Feel free to delete any .ahk you don't need.
Tags: #CAS, #filter, #removal, #remove

Operating System: Windows
Utility Type: Miscellaneous
Plugin Type: Not Applicable

You must have the expansion or stuff packs listed below installed to use this custom content. Please see the post text for any exceptions.

Sims 4
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
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CAS_Defilter_AHK 1.1.zip

Size: 21.1 KB · Downloads: 1,264 · 20th Nov 2020
21.1 KB 1,264 20th Nov 2020
CAS_Defilter_AHK.zip

Size: 17.4 KB · Downloads: 443 · 19th Nov 2020
17.4 KB 443 19th Nov 2020
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Basic Download and Install Instructions:
1. Download: Click the File tab to see the download link. Click the link to save the .rar or .zip file(s) to your computer.
2. Extract: Use WinRAR (Windows) to extract the file(s) from the .rar or .zip file(s).
3. Cut and paste the file(s) into your Mods folder
  • Windows XP: Documents and Settings\(Current User Account)\My Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 4\Mods\
  • Windows Vista/7/8/8.1: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 4\Mods\
Need more information?
  • Anyone can use both .rar and .zip files easily! On Windows, use WinRAR.
  • If you don't have a Mods folder, just make one.
 
3 Comments / Replies (Who?) - 2 Feedback Posts
Test Subject
#2 Old 20th Nov 2020 at 1:54 PM
thank you so much really, it is exactly what i need but could you make a 4 column version of this? i personally can't see the cc properly with 5 columns.. and i know a lot of people want this.
Test Subject
Original Poster
#3 Old 20th Nov 2020 at 3:02 PM Last edited by barteke22 : 20th Nov 2020 at 3:54 PM.
Added support for 4 columns, but you still need to be on 1080p and uiscale = 94
Also fixed a limitation in the manual version. Then fixed the fix, because I finally remembered what the limitation did. If you got V1.1 within last hour, get it again xD
Test Subject
#4 Old 11th May 2021 at 11:45 PM
Hello, my screen resolution is 1600x900... how would I began to adjust this mod to make it work? T.T
I have 4 columns. Thank you.