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Become familiar with WorldEdit's general features such as history.
When you select a region or change your preferences in-game, your information will be put into a temporary session that will be kept active as long as you stay logged in. Upon disconnecting, your session will be discarded in 10 minutes, allowing you to log back in and retain your session. Each person's session is separate when connected to a server.
- Your current selection
- Your history
- Your block change limit
- Your selected snapshot to restore from
All operations save to your history and it's capable of remembering up to the last 15 operations. The history logs each change as the previous block and the new block whenever WorldEdit changes a block. If you ever want to rollback after some change, type
//undo in chat. If you change your mind, you can type in
//redo in chat to repeat the operation (from history).
If you need to clear your history, you can use the
WorldEdit must support the blocks that you modify or work with for all of the block's data to be preserved. For example, if chests are not supported, then chests may be appear to work when you copy, paste, or move them, but their inventories would be lost every time. Support of blocks varies between platform.
|Block type||Support status (by platform)|
|Enchanting tables||No||Since v5.4||No||No||No|
|Brewing stands||No||Since v5.4||?||No||?|
|Mob spawners||No||Since v5.4||?||No||?|
|Pistons in-movement||No||Since v5.4||No||No||No|
|End portals||No||Since v5.4||No||No||No|
|3rd-party: MCEdu blocks||-||-||-||No||-|
|3rd-party: RedPower blocks||No||Partial, since v5.4||-||-||-|
|3rd-party: Other mod blocks||No||Partial, since v5.4||-||-||-|
|Other blocks that come with MC||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
As of version 5.4, all platforms that support custom blocks (currently primarily Bukkit) support all items in inventories stored in blocks.
Previous versions have sketchy support for items, but it primarily only applied to items added by third-party modifications that were placed in chests (third-party custom blocks were wholly unsupported).