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Set Filters on Paintings by Reference v4

by scumbumbo Posted 13th Nov 2017 at 5:37 AM - Updated 18th Apr 2019 at 12:08 AM by scumbumbo : Updated for 04/16/2019 game patch
110 Comments / replies (Who?) - 9 Feedback Posts, 2 Thanks Posts
Picked Upload! This is a picked upload! It showcases some of the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.

This mod now requires the XML Injector
Please be sure you have at least version 2 of that mod library installed,
without it this mod will not function!

http://www.modthesims.info/download.php?t=622928


Updated April 17, 2019 --- Version 4 of the mod has been updated to support the latest game patch 1.51.75 (April 16, 2019).

As always, be sure to remove the old version when you update the mod!

Description

Ok, I hate the blobby paintings in the game produced by the Paint By Reference action at an easel and I know I'm not the only one that feels that way. I played around with a way to make the painting by reference not use that effect years ago to no avail. I turned my thoughts to the problem again today and realized that when paint by reference stores its images in the save game (in the clientDB.package file) it also stores a copy of the original image. A bit more playing around revealed the blobby painting is just a filter effect, similar to the ones used on the photography skill in the game.

So I figured, why not make the Set Filter command available to paintings, maybe that would clear that effect and to my surprise it really was that easy.

This simple little mod adds that Set Filter menu to all sim-created paintings. It won't do anything on a regular crafted painting, but when used on a paint by reference one it allows you to set any of the available filters quickly and easily. It will even work on a painting by reference that was created before installing the mod and the change will persist even if the mod is removed.

I also added a new interaction to allow setting the filter back to the "Painting" style should you end up deciding you liked that better.

Installation Instructions and Compatibility
  • This is a simple packaged XML mod, so just unzip the file into your mods folder.
  • Starting with version 4 of this mod, it now requires the XML Injector to be installed.
  • Note that removing the mod will not restore the blobby painting effect, if you decide you don't want that you will need to set the painting filter back on prior to removal.
  • This mod was written and tested for The Sims 4 version 1.51.75 (April 16, 2019).
  • No EA game XML is overridden by this mod, all changes are done by the XML Injector and will not conflict with other mods.
[*]The mod adds new interactions to set the filters on the paintings. These should not conflict with others mods:
  • S4_E882D22F_00000000_8854517F0EAF49C0 (Scumbumbo_immediateSI_Photos_SetFilter_Plain_BG)
  • S4_E882D22F_00000000_8A8BC4AE8CEAFA5D (Scumbumbo_immediateSI_Photos_SetFilter_Oversaturated_BG)
  • S4_E882D22F_00000000_8E448FB99327DB98 (Scumbumbo_immediateSI_Photos_SetFilter_Paint_BG)
  • S4_E882D22F_00000000_AB7C62E2EC4533ED (Scumbumbo_immediateSI_Photos_SetFilter_Warm_BG)
  • S4_E882D22F_00000000_BF18D900080A9701 (Scumbumbo_immediateSI_Photos_SetFilter_Undersaturated_BG)
  • S4_E882D22F_00000000_C612969BD536A0EA (Scumbumbo_immediateSI_Photos_SetFilter_Sepia_BG)
  • S4_E882D22F_00000000_CCF1F14D403E1E1E (Scumbumbo_immediateSI_Photos_SetFilter_Vignette_BG)
  • S4_E882D22F_00000000_D2A8188053D7540B (Scumbumbo_immediateSI_Photos_SetFilter_WhiteVignette_BG)
  • S4_E882D22F_00000000_D699E0E722DF5ABD (Scumbumbo_immediateSI_Photos_SetFilter_Cool_BG)
  • S4_E882D22F_00000000_E46AF55556B0DF44 (Scumbumbo_immediateSI_Photos_SetFilter_Bright_BG)
  • S4_E882D22F_00000000_EEBBF003B5860AB0 (Scumbumbo_immediateSI_Photos_SetFilter_BlackWhite_BG)
  • S4_E882D22F_00000000_EF5CDE60C1E3CC28 (Scumbumbo_immediateSI_Photos_SetFilter_Dark_BG)
  • S4_E882D22F_00000000_F8AA350509CD4ADC (Scumbumbo_immediateSI_Photos_SetFilter_Invert_BG)
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Additional Credits
  • Kuree and all the others at Sims4Group who have put together the S4PE tool

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

Sims 4
Built with Game Version: 1.51.75
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
SetFiltersOnPaintingsByReference.zip | Enable Set Filter Menu on Paintings by Reference

Size: 13.5 KB · Downloads: 27,804 · 17th Apr 2019
13.5 KB 27,804 17th Apr 2019
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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.
Read the upload description for installation instructions. If nothing else is specified, do the following:
2. Extract: Use WinRAR (Windows) to extract the .package file(s) (if included, ts4script as well) from the .rar or .zip file(s).
3. Cut and paste the .package file(s) (if included, ts4script as well) 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.
  • Mod still not working? Make sure you have script mods enabled
 
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Test Subject
THANKS POST
#101 Old 13th Dec 2019 at 11:46 PM
Just found this mod recently from an old YouTube Vid. Rest In Peace Scumbumbo. Your work was some of the best. Thank you LittleMsSam for keeping this going.
Forum Resident
#102 Old 14th Dec 2019 at 8:56 PM
Latest Version should still work fine with 1.59

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Lab Assistant
#103 Old 16th Dec 2019 at 8:00 PM
Quote:
Originally Posted by LittleMsSam
Since i love this Mod and use it myself i kept it updated. Miss you Scumbumbo!

Thank you so much for updating and checking this mod!

I did want to ask though: I noticed that your version has both a package and script mod to it. Is it safe to assume that this means it's no longer dependent upon Scumbumbo's XMLInjector script? (Just wondering if it's safe to remove that from my mods now, as I don't believe I have any other mods that depend upon it.)

Thanks again and Happy Holidays!
Forum Resident
#104 Old 16th Dec 2019 at 9:01 PM
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ayradyss
Thank you so much for updating and checking this mod!

I did want to ask though: I noticed that your version has both a package and script mod to it. Is it safe to assume that this means it's no longer dependent upon Scumbumbo's XMLInjector script? (Just wondering if it's safe to remove that from my mods now, as I don't believe I have any other mods that depend upon it.)

Thanks again and Happy Holidays!


You assumed correctly!

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Test Subject
#105 Old 25th Dec 2019 at 6:36 AM
Default Newest build?
I'm currently on build 1.59.73.1020, with all the dlc packs. I have the latest version of paint to reference, and that part of the mod works fine for me. But the setting of filters is no longer working. Quite honestly, that is my favorite part of this mod, modifying the images, and not having the blob effects. The option simply is not showing up anymore for me.

Are you on the current build, and is it working for you?
Forum Resident
#106 Old 27th Dec 2019 at 8:47 AM
Quote:
Originally Posted by GaiusEaleius
I'm currently on build 1.59.73.1020, with all the dlc packs. I have the latest version of paint to reference, and that part of the mod works fine for me. But the setting of filters is no longer working. Quite honestly, that is my favorite part of this mod, modifying the images, and not having the blob effects. The option simply is not showing up anymore for me.

Are you on the current build, and is it working for you?


Check if both package & script are maximal one Subfolder deep installed and that Script Mods are enabled. Also when updating Mods delete the localthumbcache.package to clear the Game Cache.

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#107 Old 16th Jan 2020 at 9:38 PM
Latest Version should still work fine with 1.60.54

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Test Subject
THANKS POST
#108 Old 14th Feb 2020 at 3:23 AM
I don't know why but filters not showing up on my game.
really sad scumbumbo has passed away.
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#109 Old 18th Feb 2020 at 3:03 PM
Quote:
Originally Posted by blewmethod
I don't know why but filters not showing up on my game.
really sad scumbumbo has passed away.


Check if both package & script are maximal one Subfolder deep installed and that Script Mods are enabled. Also when updating Mods delete the localthumbcache.package to clear the Game Cache.

Btw all of Scumbumbos Mods are now here: https://scumbumbomods.com/ where various Modders update them.

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Test Subject
#110 Old 15th Sep 2020 at 5:49 PM
The download file is missing the script file, has the package file only.
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#111 Old 15th Sep 2020 at 6:05 PM
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Originally Posted by Draco0619
The download file is missing the script file, has the package file only.


Did you download the latest Version here?: https://scumbumbomods.com/#/paint-f...rence-anywhere/

It has the script file in.

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