EU4 timer_show Console Command

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timer_show Command
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This command shows live timing data.

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Quick Overview

The timer_show command in EU4 displays live timing data for the game. This can be used to determine performance details such as frame rendering times, gameplay updates, and other internal processes that the game engine runs in real time. It could be useful for debugging or optimizing the game's performance.

In-Depth Description

The timer_show command is a console command in Europa Universalis IV. When you input this command, the game will display live timing data on your screen.

The timer_show command is primarily used for debug purposes or by the game developers to understand the running mechanics of the game.

When used, it provides live statistics on how the game's systems are performing in terms of timings or delays. The importance of it to regular players depends on their interest in these details.

How to Open the Command Console

In EU4, cheats are executed from the command console, a text box that you type commands into.

To open the command console press the ~(tilde) key, which is typically located under ESC (escape).

If your keyboard does not have that key, or pressing ~ does not work, try the following keys:

  • ~
  • SHIFT + 2
  • SHIFT + 3
  • ALT + 2 + 1

Type your command into the console, and then press ENTER .