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Name birth certificate

by Szemoka Posted 25th Feb 2019 at 3:49 PM - Updated 7th Jun 2020 at 9:47 AM by Szemoka
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This is an object mod, I added a "Name" interaction to birth certificate of alien and human, now you can make personal birth certificate for your sims.

I created this mod on version, and tested on

If you found the same mod, just let me know, this mod will be deleted.

EP1 Get to Work

This mod overrides the following XML files.

Additional Credits:
Scumbumbo's XML Extractor


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Forum Resident
#26 Old 19th Jun 2019 at 6:38 PM
Does this still work with the Island Living pre-patch?

~*~ Star light, star bright, I am Starry Might! ~*~
Test Subject
#27 Old 3rd Aug 2019 at 8:37 PM
It is work currently perfectly I'm so glad for this most because this was soo needed in my game.
Forum Resident
#28 Old 7th Aug 2019 at 1:06 AM Last edited by Starry Might : 11th Aug 2019 at 9:23 PM. Reason: Compatible with August 2019 Patch
Originally Posted by catzy13
It is work currently perfectly I'm so glad for this most because this was soo needed in my game.

So this still works? Yay! (Hopefully it'll still work when the Moshino Stuff Pack drops next week... )

UPDATE: I tested this earlier in my test save based on Teknikah's World of WIPs save file (my main saves are safely elsewhere on my PC), and it still works as of the August 2019 patch!

~*~ Star light, star bright, I am Starry Might! ~*~
Test Subject
#29 Old 13th Aug 2019 at 2:08 AM
question how do I make a birth certificate with my sims name
Forum Resident
#30 Old 13th Aug 2019 at 1:50 PM
Originally Posted by peterson1280
question how do I make a birth certificate with my sims name

You first get a Birth Certificate, either by joining Sims giving birth at the GTW Hospital lot (I believe it'll be in one of your Sims' Inventories), or cheat for it in Build Mode by pressing Control+Shift+C, then type "bb.showhiddenobjects" (no quotes), then press Enter, then Escape to close the cheat box. (The latter is how I get birth certificates since I only do home births or off-screen hospital births in my game.)

Then you search for "birth certificate" in Build Mode's search box, buy the one you want (regular or alien), and put it in the world. Then you switch to Live Mode, click on it, and select "Name." You'll be able to type in a name/title in the first box and a more detailed description in the second box. (I personally do "So-and-So's Birth Certificate" for the title, and in the Description Box, I write the baby's name, the names of his/her parents, and when he/she was born.)

Hope this helps!

~*~ Star light, star bright, I am Starry Might! ~*~
Test Subject
#31 Old 4th Sep 2019 at 10:31 PM
This is great, I really appreciate it since I'm doing the 100-baby challenge and it helps me to keep track of stuff that the game doesn't seem to track, e.g. the day and year they were born. (I don't think the game even has a concept of what year it is, but I keep track of one in my head and tick it forward mid-winter.)

May I offer some ideas to super-size this?

1. Maybe change the width of the input box, or add multiple lines, to make it easier to have a BC with multi-line data

Since the Sims 4 UI doesn't allow newlines, I'm using spaces to pad out to the next line of the hovertext on the world object. The input box seems to be exactly double the width of the hovertext box, so I just do my new text every half line and it works out:

I don't know if you have control over it, or if it changes with UI scale, but it'd be nice if the input box were the same width as the hovertext, or if you could somehow add multiple lines of hovertext to the object and then give us some extra fields to fill in the dialog.

2. Choose a sim and auto-fill the BC

If you feel up to it, it might be cool to have a button you can hit to choose a sim from a list and then auto-fill the text boxes with the child's name, both parents, and maybe if it's tracked, their birthday. The Show Sim Info mod probably has good example scripts for doing this. Maybe have a few of these, e.g.:

- Order certificate for <current sim's name>
- Order certificate for child of <current sim's name>
- Order certficate for Sim on lot...

3. Let us click an existing BC to get an option to order another one direct to the current sim's inventory

Add another action for clicking on an existing BC that either lets you dupe it or just make a new blank one in your inventory. It's a bother to do "bb.showhiddenobjects on", search for it in the gallery, and copy/fill the details. This'd be _really_ nice for anyone doing the 100-baby challenge, trust me.

Bonus: if you manage to do #2, maybe add the same auto-fill options to #3.

Finally, I should say: My experience with UI stuff is very limited, so please forgive me if I'm asking for anything ridiculous.

But even without any of that, this is great and I really want to thank you for this!
Test Subject
#32 Old 16th Sep 2019 at 10:54 AM
Does this work with 1.55?
Forum Resident
#33 Old 30th Sep 2019 at 8:04 PM Last edited by Starry Might : 7th Oct 2019 at 7:12 PM. Reason: Latest patch info
Originally Posted by DarkArrowz
Does this work with 1.55?

It definitely works with the subsequent hotfix (September 17th). I just tested it today.

UPDATE: Just determined it works with the October 3rd patch, too.

~*~ Star light, star bright, I am Starry Might! ~*~
Test Subject
#34 Old 20th Oct 2019 at 3:27 PM
Thanks for this :)
Forum Resident
#35 Old 23rd Dec 2019 at 6:22 PM
This still works as of the December 12th bugfix patch (I just tested it).

~*~ Star light, star bright, I am Starry Might! ~*~
Lab Assistant
#36 Old 7th Jun 2020 at 9:22 PM
Cute addition to the game. Thank you!
Test Subject
#37 Old 2nd Jan 2021 at 4:45 PM
Downloaded and used this just now with all expansions (bar the star wars one), and it works perfectly.

Thanks very much!
Test Subject
#38 Old 28th Apr 2021 at 2:05 AM
Being able to name birth certificates makes it so much easier to play 100 baby challenges, and it's really charming to look on your parent sims' walls to see the birth certificates for each child instead of a wall of blank ones.
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