Settings

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Settings.png
The main settings interface.

Settings is the screen that lets players change various settings, such as the brightness of the game client, whether or not chat effects display, whether to accept aid or not, the volume of the music and sound effects, and much more.

While the settings tab allows players to quickly change their Control, Audio, and Display settings, players can change or toggle additional settings via the main settings interface, accessed by clicking the "All Settings" button on the bottom of the tab.

The main settings interface contains a toggle to show more/less information, a search bar to search for a specific setting, and a sub-list of settings in a specific category.

Display[edit | edit source]

Basic Display Settings[edit | edit source]

Setting Function
Game client layout Choose the layout of the game client. There are three options:
  • Fixed - Classic layout - toggles the game client to be a fixed size of 765x503 pixels.
  • Resizable - Classic layout - toggles the game client to fill the window, but has the side-panels in the classic format.
  • Resizable - Modern layout - toggles the game client to fill the window, but has the side-panels attached to the bottom of the window.
Hide roofs Choose whether roofs are selectively or always hidden.
Scroll wheel can change zoom distance Choose whether the mouse's scroll wheel can change the camera zoom.
Camera zoom distance A slider that adjusts the camera's zoom.
Screen brightness A slider that can be adjusted to make the screen darker or brighter.

Advanced Display Settings[edit | edit source]

Setting Function
Resizable mode - Transparent chatbox Choose whether the chatbox is opaque or transparent.
Resizable mode - Click through transparent chatbox Choose whether a transparent chatbox can be clicked through or not.
Resizable mode - Chatbox scrollbar position Choose whether the chatbox scrollbar is displayed on the left or right side of the chatbox.
Resizable mode - transparent side-panel Choose whether the side panel is opaque or transparent.
Modern Layout - side-panels can be closed by the hotkeys Choose whether the side panel can be closed by an assigned hotkey.
Side panel visual appearance Choose whether the sidepanel would have a stone or steel border.
Hitsplat tinting Choose whether other player's hitsplats are tinted or not.
Show data orbs Choose whether the orbs showing hitpoints, prayer points, run energy and special attack energy are displayed next to the minimap.
Show Wiki entity lookup Choose whether the Wiki lookup is shown under the world map.
Show Health Overlay Choose whether health overlays are displayed at various bosses, such as Zalcano and The Nightmare.
Show the remaining XP for a level in the stats panel Choose whether the remaining experience to reach the next level in a skill is shown in the Skills panel.
Show prayer tooltips Choose whether the tooltip displaying what a prayer does is shown or not.
Show special attack tooltip Choose whether the tooltip displaying what a special attack does is shown or not.
Last Man Standing fog colour Choose which colour the fog in Last Man Standing would be. Can choose between Default (White), Green, Yellow, Red, Blue, White.

Audio[edit | edit source]

Setting Function
Music unlock message Choose whether to display music unlock messages in the chatbox when a new music track is unlocked.
Music volume A slider that adjusts the volume of in-game music shown in the Music Player.
Sound effect volume A slider that adjusts the volume of in-game sound effects such as when a player or monster takes damage.
Area sound volume A slider that adjusts the volume of ambient sounds, such as the sound of seagulls and crashing waves when near the ocean.

Chat[edit | edit source]

Game chat[edit | edit source]

Setting Function
Enable profanity filter Choose whether offensive language is filtered. Bad words are replaced with a set of *.
Friend Login/Logout message timeout Choose whether the messages in the chatbox stating that a player in the friends list has logged in or out will disappear after a short amount of time.
Show chat effects Choose whether chat effects and colours are displayed.
Split friends private chat Choose whether private messages are shown in or above the chatbox.
Hide private chat when the chatbox is hidden Choose whether the split private chat is shown when the chatbox is hidden or not.

Notifications[edit | edit source]

Setting Function
Loot drop notifications Choose whether to display a chatbox message notifying the player of a valuable drop above the threshold of the player's choosing.
Minimum item value needed for loot notification Sets a threshold for the loot drop notification setting.
Untradeable loot notifications Choose whether to display a chatbox message notifying the player of an untradeable drop. This setting can only be changed if the loot drop notification setting is enabled.
Filter out boss-kill count with spam-filter Choose whether the number of boss kills are displayed after every kill.
Minimum item value needed for drop item warning Sets a threshold for the drop item warning. If the value of an item is higher than the chosen threshold, players will be warned if they really wish to drop it.
Casting Alchemy spells on untradeable items always triggers a warning Choose whether a warning will appear when attempting to cast Low or High Level Alchemy on an untradeable item.
Minimum item value needed for Alchemy spells warning Sets a threshold for the Alchemy spells warning. If the value of an item is higher than the chosen threshold, players will be warned if they really wish to cast Alchemy spells on it.

Controls[edit | edit source]

Setting Function
Player/NPC attack options Choose whether the first option on an NPC or player is "Attack". There are two separate settings, one for players and the other for NPCs.
  • Depends on combat levels - This is the default setting. If a monster's combat level is lower than yours, the first option will be "Attack". If it is higher, the first option will be "Walk here". Monsters above level 126 will also have 'attack' as the first option.
  • Left-click where available - This setting causes "Attack" to be the first option on every player or NPC.
  • Always right-click - This setting causes "Walk here" to be the first option on every player or NPC.
  • Hidden - This setting will cause the attack option to be omitted from right-clicking players or NPCs.
Single mouse button mode Choose whether the mouse uses one or two buttons. If disabled, right-clicking will show a list of options and left-clicking will automatically choose the first option. If enabled, left-clicking will show the list instead.
Middle mouse button controls the camera Choose whether the middle mouse button can be used to control the in-game camera.
Shift click to drop items Choose whether holding the Shift key and left-clicking the mouse will drop an item from the inventory or not.
Move follower options lower down Choose whether the interacting options on a pet are all moved down to "Walk Here" or not, preventing players from misclicking their pets when doing activities.
Accept aid Choose whether or not to be affected by special Magic spells that affect other players, such as the Teleother spells or the Cure Other and Tele Group spells from the Lunar spellbook. Players with Accept Aid off cannot be recruited for the Barbarian Assault minigame.

Gameplay[edit | edit source]

Death[edit | edit source]

The Death setting control whether on death, supplies that were carried would be dropped on ground in non-instanced areas[confirmation needed].

Teleports[edit | edit source]

The Teleports settings control messages for teleportation spells and magic tablets that take players to the Wilderness. Players can individually choose which warnings to enable or disable.

For teleports, this includes:

For magic tablets, this includes:

Keybinds[edit | edit source]

The Keybinding interface.

The Keybinds settings allowes players can choose which F-keys will take the player to a certain side-panel.

Players can also choose whether the Esc key can be used to close interfaces.

Other settings[edit | edit source]

The remaining settings are accessed via the Settings side-panel, rather than the main settings interface.

Setting Function
Toggle Accept aid.png
Toggle Accept Aid Choose whether or not to be affected by special Magic spells that affect other players, such as the Teleother spells or the Cure Other and Tele Group spells from the Lunar spellbook. Players with Accept Aid off cannot be recruited for the Barbarian Assault minigame.
Toggle Run.png
Toggle Run Choose whether to be running or walking. While running, run energy is consumed, which is shown as 1 to 100%. This can also be toggled using the data orb displaying run energy.
House Options.png
View House Options This contains various options for a player-owned house.
Open Bond Pouch.png
Open Bond Pouch This button will open the Old School bonds interface, which will display the number of tradeable and untradeable membership bonds the player has deposited in the interface, and allows the deposition and withdrawal of said bonds.

House options[edit | edit source]

The House options

The house options contain various options used in customising your player-owned house. It also shows how many rooms are in your house.

Setting Function
Viewer This opens the house viewer, which allows players to customise the layout of their house. This can only be used while in building mode.
Building Mode This toggles building mode. It can only be used while you are within the house.
Teleport Inside This toggles whether players teleport inside or outside their house when they cast Teleport to House.
Doors This affects whether the doors in your house will be open or closed by default. It can also render your house without any doors at all.
Expel Guests This expels every player currently in your house and causes them to reappear at the house portal. Note that this cannot be used to expel individual players.
Leave House This button can be used to leave your own or a guest's house without having to go to the exit portal.
Call Servant This button can be used to call a servant, should you have one employed.

Changes[edit | edit source]

Date Changes
28 April 2021
(update)

A toggle to change the sidepanel border has been added to the Settings menu.

14 April 2021
(update)

A typo has been fixed in the Settings menu.

7 April 2021
(update)

The option text for the brightness control in the Settings side-panel now refers to brightness, rather than music volume.

17 March 2021
(update)

Players may now opt out of dropping supplies upon death via toggling it in the Settings menu.

24 February 2021
(update)

An option to change the fog colour within Last Man Standing has been added.

9 December 2020
(update)

  • The Brightness and Client Size settings have been moved back to the side panel, under Display Settings.
  • The Bond button has been re-added to the side panel, under Controls Settings.
  • Fixed a bug that occurred when teleporting with the Audio tab open in the side panel.
  • Fixed a typo in the Settings search menu.
  • The position of the Call Servant and Exit House buttons have been swapped in the Player Owned House Settings, so that the Call Servant button once again lines up conveniently with the side panel button that opens this menu.
2 December 2020
(update)

  • The side-panel has been renamed from "Options" to "Settings".
  • The Settings menu has been given a total overhaul, and a Search Bar has been added to help track down whichever toggle, button, or slider players are looking for.
23 February 2017
(update | poll)

  • An option has been added under the controls section of the settings tab which, when enabled, allows you to hold shift and left-click to drop an item from your inventory. This option is disabled by default.
  • "Notifications" have been moved to under "Chat" options.
3 December 2015
(update)

A problem where attack options were being hidden has been resolved.

11 June 2015
(update)

  • Separated out some interface and graphics options into an 'advanced options' menu.
  • Added two toggles for click through chat box and whether hotkeys can be used to close side-panels when using resizable mode.
23 April 2015
(update)

A 'buy' button has been added to the Membership Bonds interface to help players find their way to the correct page.

19 March 2015
(update | poll)

Filtering chat will now filter both what you see in the chatbox and what is displayed over the heads of other players.

15 May 2014
(update | poll)

  • Sub menus have been created for Display, Audio, Chat & Control options that are accessed by the 4 tab buttons at the top of the interface.
  • New toggles have been added to the interface for roof removal and the stat panel tooltip to show XP remaining to next level.
  • You can also now select how to prioritize the Attack option on monsters and other players.
  • Now you can choose to make Attack always be the left-click option
  • You can also choose to make Attack always be a right-click option.
20 February 2014
(update | poll)

The middle mouse-button can now be used to rotate the game camera. For players who'd prefer to use that button for clicking instead, there's a new button on the Options menu to restore the previous behaviour. The volume controls have moved to a separate Audio Options panel to accommodate this.

14 November 2013
(update | poll)

The player-owned house options menu now has a new toggle button, allowing you to have your POH rendered with its doors already open.

17 October 2013
(update | poll)

An extra button has been added to the options menu, allowing you to disable the profanity filter.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The house options menu is accessible in F2P worlds, regardless if the player is P2P or F2P.
  • Within the Search bar of the main settings interface, players can type in various terms that result in predetermined responses:
Search term Result
buying gf 10k.
cheat ::bank
cheats
rng There are no settings for rng, you will just need to suck it up I'm afraid.
73 (:
Yes No.
Goblin League Release date TBA.
the answer to life 42.
the answer to life the universe and everything
the answer to life, the universe and everything
winter 2017 Mobile coming soon.
a q p W
Paul Rargh, I'm a lava monster!
Andrew Cabbage.