Question from johnr283

How can I unlock a lot for editing?

I want to edit "The Great Pyrimid" but it tells me "you must use a cheat to lock/unlock this lot for editing.

What cheat do I need?

johnr283 provided additional details:

Thanks, I new about "Testingcheatsenabled true" but I didn't know about "buydebug".
"buydebug" gives you more objects to build with, but doesn't unlock the maxis lots. I want to edit the prebuilt lots, but is still tells me I "need a cheat"

johnr283 provided additional details:

Can someone explain step by step.
When I start the I select my active family.
Then I send them on vacation.
Once their on vacation I click edit town.
I open the cheat menu and put in the cheat "testingcheatsenabled true".
I shift click on the Pyrimid I wand to edit.
I get the message "you must use a cheat to lock/unlock this lot for editing"

I don't get it, what am I doing wrong.

stevesgamecube3 asked for clarification:

it does not work for me :( why >_< i am geting mad and want to throw my fist in the pc screen Gerrrr...

i typed testingcheatsenabled ture then buydebug nothing works >_< it might be the patch >_< that came out

Answers

VALENTT answered:

Type "Testingcheatsenabled true" in the cheat menu......But this cheat has even more than just editing.....And u will need "buydebug" cheat ,i hope this helps....
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Sims3Addict answered:

All you need is to type the cheat:
'testingcheatsenabled true'
in the cheat menu and shift+click on the lot. then select 'build on this lot' or 'buy on this lot'
I did and it works. I know it does, I'M AN ADDICT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
By the way, I need to find a food called Shawarma for an adventure in Egypt and I can't find it anywhere. Can you help?
- Liz
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BanggaKozak answered:

If you want to edit lot in vacation lot, you must type this cheat:
"testingcheatsenabled on" (without quotation marks)
After that, go to the lot you want to edit and do this :
Shift+Click on the lot and it should appears this option:
Teleport Me Here
Build On This Lot
Buy on This Lot
It is works and have fun edittig. Hope this anwers help you
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Lord_Navala answered:

Here's how I got it

First cheat: TestingCheatsEnabled true
Second Cheat: BuyDebug On
Third Cheat: EnableLotLocking true.

Booya.. You're welcome. & I figured this out by using the "help" ability. LOL. Took me 15 minutes MAX to figure it out.
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klkeely answered:

Lord is not correct. You are looking for answer 2

Shift+Click on the lot and it should appears this option:
Teleport Me Here
Build On This Lot <------
Buy on This Lot
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Patko0770 answered:

Lord_Navala is right. you need cheat EnableLotLocking true.
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xx_gennn_xx answered:

Okay, so I found that if you use EnableLotLocking True, after doing ctrl+shift+c , in edit town mode, you click on the lot you wanna edit. then, if you look at the options, at the far right, there is a small lock symbol. all you need to do, is click on that and every option is unlocked /)^3^(\
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