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Default How do I Plow New Fields?



You use the plow tool. You must have enough clear space on your farm for the new field and you must have coins. Each plowed field will cost you 20 coins and earn you 1 XP (experience point: these are what you need to increase your game level) . When you pick up the plow tool and move it over your farm the background of the plow field will be green if there is space for you to plow a new field. If the background is red, there is not enough space.


If you want your plots to be right up against each other instead of having space between each one, you must first make sure that "Remove Spaces Between Fields" is checked in the preferences menu (click on the wrench/spanner icon). Fields which are already plowed or harvested must be deleted first and replowed with this option checked in order to get them right up against each other. This picture shows the difference between plowing without spaces and with spaces. As you can see if you plow without spaces you can fit more fields into roughly the same area.



How do I stop using the tools once I'm done?

Click on the little green man to stop using a tool.




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Old May 25 2019, 06:39 AM
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Default What is the Tool box?



What is the Tool box?

The Tool box is where you can find all your tools, (for the larger tools you will see them if you have bought them and placed them into item storage. Note: Farm Cash items do NOT use up your Item storage space, you can store as many Farm Cash items as you want). You will also find your facility manager, quest managers, ship manager, minigames and many more items that can help you with the game. When you first start playing the game you will not have many items in the tool box. As you start playing and levelling up you will gradually get access to more items and then again when you start buying the bigger tools and place them into item storage.

When there is a number on the Tool box, that means that there are ether:
  • Trains for you to boost from your friends in your Train Manager,
  • Ships to load from your friends in your Seaport Manager
  • or a combination of both.

    The counter updates approximately every 10 minutes as you work your farms.


To open your Tool box, click on the tool box icon.
You will then see something similar to this, but it will show you your tools. Anything that is greyed out is something you do not have access to yet due to game level or it is a tool you do not own or it is a tool you have not placed it into item storage.

It is always a good idea to place any tools you own into item storage, that way you can access your tools from the toolbox from any farm without having to move the tools to each farm. It also helps when you need to upgrade a tool as the game will be able to see what you already own. To use a tool just click on it to pick it up. Click the green man to stop using it.

To close the tool box click on the big white x just beneath the bottom right of the window.


These arrows will show at either the top or bottom of each column when there are more items in the column than can be displayed all at once, just click on them to scroll the column up or down. OR if you have a mouse with a wheel, you can hover over each column and use the mouse wheel to scroll.

FIRST COLUMN FROM THE LEFT SIDE:

This is the Train Manager where you can manage all your trains on all of your farms from any of your farms. Full details on this are not released yet.

This is the Seaport Manager where you can manage all your ships. For full details on this see the following link:
http://r1.slashkey.com/forum/showthread.php?t=626622

This is the Trading Warehouse where you can sell primary products and super facility products to other farmers. For full details on this see the following link:
http://r1.slashkey.com/forum/showthr...46#post6302946

This is the My Super Facility where you can make a facility into a super facility, check what products you have available to sell and what you have sold/earned today. For full details on this see the following link:
http://r1.slashkey.com/forum/showthr...30#post6298330

This is the Facility Chains Manager. Available at level 200. For full details on this see the following link:
http://r1.slashkey.com/forum/showthread.php?t=632506

This is the Facility Manager where you can see all your facilites in the game, work them and sort them various ways. You need at least 2 facilites on your farm to use this. See the following link for a full description:
http://r1.slashkey.com/forum/showthr...22#post6298322

This is the Super Neighbour manager where you can assign which crop your super neighbour will plant on each farm. For full details on this and all the Super Neighbour Feature see the following link:
http://r1.slashkey.com/forum/showthr...26#post6024726

The Buddies icon lets you see who your buddies are. From here you can send them a message, see if they are on line, visit their farms or remove a buddy. For more details see the following post:
http://r1.slashkey.com/forum/showthread.php?t=314838



SECOND COLUMN FROM THE LEFT SIDE:


This is the Neighbourhood Chains Contest manager. Available at level 150. For full details on this see the following link:
http://r1.slashkey.com/forum/showthread.php?t=621846

This is the Co-operative Quest manager. Available at level 20. For full details on this see the following link:
http://r1.slashkey.com/forum/showthr...14#post6057914

This is the Quest manager. Available at level 20. For full details on this see the following link:
http://r1.slashkey.com/forum/showthr...58#post5156958

The Farm Selector Manager is where you can rearrange the order of your farms and get your farm link for any specific farm. You need to have 2 or more farms to use this tool. Full details in the following link:
http://r1.slashkey.com/forum/showthr...94#post6253594

Farm Stats. Depending on how many farms you have expanded to a certain size, this lets you see the stats of your crops, trees, flowers, fish, animal products, harvested/plowed fields on either the Current Farm, a specific farm or All Farms.

There are various filters to show a specific category or all products by ready, growing or wasted and when they will be in that state ranging from Now to 24hrs or more.
The A-Z filter allows you to sort the list Alphabetically, by Quantity or Category.

When you mouse over any product showing you will also see how many you have stored.
  • For stats on Fish, at least 5 farms at 26x26 or bigger
  • For stats on Animals, at least 6 farms at 26x26 or bigger
  • For stats on Flowers, at least 7 farms at 28x28 or bigger (ignores frozen flowers)
  • For stats on Trees, at least 8 farms at 30x30 or bigger
  • For stats on Crops, at least 9 farms at 32x32 or bigger
  • For stats on Fields, at least 9 farms at 32x32 or bigger (stats on harvested and plowed fields only)
  • For stats on All Products, at least 10 farms at 34x34 or bigger

Show Times.
  • The Gamewide section gives you access to information on when you can next buy products from another farmer, open a new quest, post bonues or ingredients, refuel, send gifts, rework facilites and reaccelerate trains.
  • The Per-Farm section shows you when you can fertilise, water flowers, or irrigate.
  • The Trains section, shows you which farms your trains are on and when they are due back.
  • The Minigames section shows you when prizes are next available in various minigames you can play.
The Show Times tool can also be accessed when you are on another farmers farm.

Minigames gives you access to each of those games.

Trophies are what you can earn by playing the game, buying, adding neighbours. This is also a good quick way to know how many neighbours you have.

Belts and Dans. This where you can see your progress on belts and dans for harvesting and making products in your facilites. There are separate sections, for seeds, trees, flowers, fish, products. The A-Z filter lets you sort by belts/dans or product name. The Funnel filter lets you sort by specific belt or dan.

This is also where you can find your recent belts to post. Look in the "Recent Belts" section. From there you can chose which ones of the belts/dans you have recently earned to post. You can post 5 in 12 hours.

More information for Belts and Dans in Chapter 30: Belt/Dan Bonuses


The Camera lets you take a photo of your farm which posts to Facebook. Click on the camera, chose whether to show the whole farm or a window onto a portion of the farm, add a caption if you wish, choose small medium or large for the size of the photo, then choose green or white background. Last thing to do is click the Next button. You photo will be published to Facebook.


THIRD COLUMN FROM THE LEFT SIDE:

If you own the Herding Robot, this tool allows you to add animals in bulk to their sheds as long as there is room in the sheds for them.

The Add to Animal Building tool, lets you click on any animal and add it to the appropriate shed provided there is a shed on the farm for it and there is room in the shed for it. This adds animals one by one. Click on the tool to use it then click on the animal. Click the green man to stop using the tool.

If you own the Tower Crane, this tool lets you add items to storage in bulk, provided you have enough room in your Item storage for them.

The Add to Item Storage tool, lets you add items, one by one to storage, provided you have enough room in your Item storage. Click on the tool to use it then click on the item you want to add to storage. Click the green man to stop using the tool.

This is the Purple Freestlyle Farm Designer which allows you to select items from the Store or Storage and overlap other items in your farm, without requiring to have physical space in the farm for the new item and without opening the Store every time.

If you own the Orange or Green Freestyle Farm Designers you will see either an Orange OR a Green hand here.
Information on all the Freestyle Farm Designers tools in the following link:
http://r1.slashkey.com/forum/showthr...26#post5275626

The Yellow Edit hand, lets you click on any item on the farm, except fields, and move it to a new position on the farm as long as there is room for it to move to the new position. Click on the hand to use it, then click on the item you want to move, move it then click again to set it down. Click the green man to stop using the tool.

The Hide Item tool lets you temporarily hide items on the farm one by one. Click on the tool to use it then click on the item you want to hide. Click the green man to stop using the tool. To bring the hidden items back into view refresh your farm.

The Search tool lets you search for any specific item on the farm that is showing on your farm. Click on it and enter the name of the item you are looking for, then choose whether you want to highlight the item or hide non-matching items, then click the green check mark. If you have chosen to hide non-matching items, only the items relevant to your search criteria will be shown, and everything else will be hidden. You will then see bottom right “Show Items” which you can click to bring all items back into view.

For more details on the toolbox search tool and how to use the other search tools in the game in various areas see How to use the Search Tools later in this chapter


For All Information on all Tools see the Game Guide Chapter 21:Tools




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Old May 25 2019, 07:10 AM
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Default What is the Games Activity Panel?

What is the Games Activity Panel?

It is a list of information of which friends have helped you recently.

It is located beneath your game screen and shows some of your friends actions where they interact with you in the game. It can only show around 130 items at a time and will refresh when you reload the game.
This is an example of what you could see:



If there are a lot of items you can use the scroll bar to the right to scroll the list.


You can change what type of Actions it shows at the bottom of the panel by adding or removing the check marks for each of the options:
  • Farming:
    • xxxx is now your neighbour (means you accepted their neighbour request),
    • worked at your farm (harvested, plowed, chopped, fished or planted etc)
    • added you as a SN (Super Neighbour)
    • watered your flowers (includes irrigation when an SN irrigates for you)


    Trains:
    • accelerated your train
    • managed your trains


    Ships:
    • loaded your ship at thier port


    Facilities:
    • worked in your faciltiies (regular/production facilities)
    • referred clients to you (service facilities)


    Products:
    • sent you a gift that you accepted
    • sent you ingredients
    • helped you claim a bonus
    • helped you in your quests
    • traded products with you

You can also change the way the information is sorted. The Sort By options are as follows:
Date - most recent activity

Name - alphabetically

Action - each catergory of actions are grouped together






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Old May 25 2019, 07:21 AM
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Default What is the Marketplace for?




The Marketplace is where you go to meet other farmers. You can look for work there, hire farmers to work your farms, buy, sell, trade, meet other farmers and those that like to play minigames..

To get to the Marketplace you just click on the Map icon and click on the marketplace you want to go to. There are 2 Marketplaces, one is the Job Marketplace (Work and Hire), the other Trade Marketplace (Sell and Trade).

To move around the Marketplace you just click your mouse where you want to go and your avatar will go there.

You can also sell your harvests/products at the Job Marketplace. There is a Trade Marketplace which is better for selling, you are less likely to be hired there when you are busy trying to sell. For detailed information on how to sell your harvests/products or gifts see Chapter 14 - Selling from storage or gift box.

For details on how to buy/sell basic products to another farmer see Buying and selling between farmers.

There is no limit on how much you can sell to another farmer, but there is a limit on how much you can buy from another farmer. For details see What is my Buying limit?

For details on how to hire someone to work your farms see Chapter 10 - Hiring.




Q. What are the coloured backgrounds on avatar names at market?

A. These indicate what the farmer is intending to do at market, which can be helpful when you want to know who is looking for work or who is there to hire for example.


To do this you must be at one of the marketplaces.

At the Job Marketplace you have the following buttons showing to the right of the market place.

Select this if you are at market to sell products. The button and your name background will turn brown. To deselect it click the button again.

Select this if you want to Hire someone to work your farms. The button and your name background will change to pink. If you ONLY have this option selected you will not be sent hire requests. To deselect it click the button again.

Select this if you are at market to work for other farmers. The button and your name background will turn red. To deselect it click the button again.

Select this if you are at market to meet other farmers. The button and your name background will turn light blue. To deselect it click the button again.

This allows you to temporarily change your nameplate. You can leave it as it is or delete what is in there to add a short message e.g what kind of job you are looking for or what product you want to buy. Just click in the box to delete what is there or add your message. Click the green check mark to save or the red X to cancel.
Note: When you start hiring someone, the H button is set to PINK automatically. After you have finished hiring, it resets back to the color it had before you started the hiring.



At the Trade Marketplace you have the following buttons showing to the right of the marketplace

Select this if you are at market to sell products. The button and your name background will turn brown. To deselect it click the button again.

Select this if you want to buy products from other farmers. The button and your name background will change to light green. To deselect it click the button again.

Select this if you are at market to sell products to other farmers. The button and your name background will turn dark green. To deselect it click the button again.

This button will turn Beige when you are at the Trade Marketplace AND have trade offers in your Trading Warehouse that are not sold or expired. It will also show a number in red to show how many there are. Clicking the button will open your Warehouse to the Trade section and allow you to add or modify your offers. When you have offers available to buy your name background will automatically turn beige in colour.

Select this if you are at market to meet other farmers. The button and your name background will turn light blue. To deselect it click the button again.

This allows you to temporarily change your nameplate. You can leave it as it is or delete what is in there to add a short message e.g what kind of job you are looking for or what product you want to buy. Just click in the box to delete what is there or add your message. Click the green check mark to save or the red X to cancel.
Note: when you sell to a farmer, the SF button is set to DARK GREEN automatically. After you close the selling screen, it resets back to the color it had before you started selling



You can indicate more than one intention at the same time, for example, you may want to hire others but you may also want to be available for others to hire you, so if you enable the H (Hire, pink color) and W (Work, red color) buttons, your avatar name will be colored in pink and red at the same time.

The only case where hire requests sent to you will get blocked is when the H button is selected and the W button is clear. If both, the H and W buttons are selected, you will be able to receive Hire requests as usual.

Also, when you are selling products to the Mayor/Tom, we will enable the S button automatically so others know that you are currently selling products.


The status is only saved for that session, you may change it as often as you wish but you must be at one of the marketplaces to do it.

When you reload the game your status will change back to white with your Avatar name.

If you send a hire request to a farmer, their background colour will change to orange. If they do not respond it will then turn to yellow. This will help you know who you have already sent a request to so you don't send to the same person again.



There are several options when you click on your avatar when you are not on your own farm. You will see this:



Hover over each option and it will turn orange. Clicking the options does the following:
  • Go To Your Farm will take you back to your default farm.
  • Change Appearance will open the Avatar editor where you can change how your avatar will look.
  • Change Status Message will open a message directing you to the buttons to the right of the marketplace where you can change your status. You must be at one of the Marketplaces to change your avatar status.
  • Show Trading Warehouse you will have access to when you reach Level 20. It will open your Trading Warehouse where you can make sales for selling Super Facility products. Both of those features are explained in later chapters of the Game Guide.

You can also use the house icon to go back to your own farm.

Click on the house icon bottom right of your game screen.

When you have more than one farm and you click on the house icon you will have more options. Each numbered box under SHOW NAMES represents one of your farms, clicking on one of those boxes will take you to that farm. This example shows 40 farms with Farm 11 highlighted in yellow.


SHOW NAMES when clicked on will open a large window titled "Go to Farm". Clicking on the name of a farm will take you to that farm.
DEFAULT when clicked on will take you back to your default farm.
LAST when clicked on will take you back to the last one of your farms you were on. This is also indicted by the yellow in the one of the boxes representing each of your farms.





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Old May 30 2019, 07:26 AM
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Default Where is the Chat Window and what is it for?

The Chat Window is located behind your Neighbours Bar where the picture of your friends and their avatars are. This is what it looks like when it is closed. Profile pictures have been blurred for privacy.
Over to the left you can see CHAT. Click on it to open the Chat Window.
Chat will then change to HIDE, click on HIDE to close it and view your neighbours again.

When you are online and in an area where there is another farmer online there, the Chat window will automatically open and you will be able to see what other farmers are saying. There is a scroll bar to the right you can use to see earlier messages if the chat is moving fast and one you wanted to see again goes out of view.

You MUST be in normal screen mode and NOT Full Screen mode to be able to type in the window. This is a limitation of flash which blocked access to the keyboard for security reasons.

To talk to the farmers present just click in the white box at the bottom of the window and start typing. When you have finished typing you can either click the Enter key on your keyboard or click on the SEND button to the right of where you typed your message.

If the window does not automatically open when another farmer is present you can open it yourself by clicking on CHAT. In this case when you click on CHAT you do not have to click in the white box at the bottom of the window, you can just start typing.

The messages you see you can click on to open that person's avatar menu, which you can use to do things like hire them, send a private message, visit their farm. This will only work if the farmer is still present, if they have left you will see a brief message in white telling you so.



The other two icons just above HIDE, when the chat window is open, are for permanently ignoring a user or reporting a user until you decide to remove the block. If a user is just irritating you with what they are saying like repeating similar things over and over again so you can't easily read what others are saying you can Mute them for the session rather than permanently Ignoring them or Reporting them when it's not abusive.

To Mute in This Session you can either click on what they are saying in the chat box OR click on their avatar to get the avatar menu. When you click on that option you will then see a popup message asking you to confirm, check that the correct avatar name is in the popup and then click the green check mark to save or the red X to cancel. Examples:


When you use this option the user is muted for the current session. You start a new session when you reload the game.

To send them to your blocked users list so you will no longer see them in the game you can use the following options which are also on the avatar menu as well as in the chat box:
Ignore User
Report User
Important: ONLY report a user if they are saying something in chat that is abusive or perhaps sexually explicit. Reporting users for no reason will get the reporting user banned from the game. If they are just irritating you or you just don't want to see them in the game use the Mute in This Session option for a temporary solution or if they are often at market doing the same thing you can use the Ignore icon to ignore them permanently until you unblock them. Muting just stops you seeing what they are saying, you will still be able to see their avatar. Ignoring and Reporting methods will send them to your Blocked users and you will not see them again. Report also sends a report to Slashkey.

When you click one of the icons to the left of the chat box a window will open showing you what was seen in the chat window. Hover your mouse over the Name and message of the user you want to block or report and it will turn blue.
Click the message and their name will turn black and the message red.
You will then see at the bottom of the window the name of the user you chose to block. If it's correct click the green check mark to save and then the user will be sent to your blocked users. If it is incorrect click the red X to cancel.

Examples of Ignoring a user:

You also have these icons on in-game messages. If it's a message you want to report use the icons attached to the message rather than the chat window.






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Old Sep 17 2020, 08:11 AM
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Default How to use the Search Tools

There are several ways to search for something in Farm Town.

When searching we recommend that you avoid using a common name that would get you too many hits. For example when searching for something that exists on your farm, using the word grape , if you had both crops and trees showing, will show you anything using grape in the name so if you had all of these on your farm all of them would show up:
  • purple grapes
  • green grapes
  • grape tomatoes
  • grapefruit tree

When searching in your Harvests&Products storage looking for something like meat lasagna if you were to just search for meat you would likely get a considerable amount of hits as meat is used in the name of many products, whether you got them by making the products yourself or by working a friends facilities. So in this case meat l would work well as would the full name meat lasagna so in some cases you don't have to type in the full name of what you are searching for.

The same goes for searching for something in Item storage depending on what you are looking for. Searching for Tree will not only bring up every tree you have in storage that could used to chop or harvest in Farm Town, but every decorative tree, tree shaker tool, or building where tree is in the name of the item.



Searching for something that exists on your farm.

To see what is on your farm, you need to have a check mark added to Show whatever item you are searching for in your game preferences (also commonly referred to as game settings). So for crops you would need a check mark added for Show crops, for Trees you would need a check mark added for Show Trees, for Facilities you would need a check mark added for the type of facility you want to see (Regular Facilities which includes the Non-Workable Facilities, Service Facilities) and so on.

If you're not sure what category your item is in just show everything possible by clicking on the All button in the top section, then click the green check mark to save the changes.

Then you can use the Search Tool in your toolbox.
Click on your toolbox to open it


Then click on the Search tool.

A search box will open.
You can just search for one item if you want, but for this example we are going to search for 3 items at once, which can be useful when you're wanting to just harvest specific things for quests.

Type in the name of the item you are looking for. In this case, we're wanting to find rosemary, wheat and olive trees so in the search box we type each item separated with a comma like this rosemary,wheat,olive



Then choose whether you want to
  • Highlight matching items - those items would be highlighted in yellow and nothing else would be hidden
  • Hide non-matching items - it will only show the items matching your search criteria and temporarily hide everything else.

For this example we only want to see those specific items so we chose the hide option.

Then click the green check mark.

The game then hides everything else that doesn't match your search criteria



As you can see the rosemary, wheat and the olive trees are showing. The buckwheat also shows as wheat is part of the name.

When you are done you can click on the Show Items button located bottom right of your game screen to bring all the other items back into view.



You have access to this tool, when on your own farms and on any farm that you visit.



Searching the Store, your Storage or the Facility Manager.
In the Store there is a search box top right of the window that you can type in the name of the item or items you are looking for. It Looks like this:



With this one as you type in the box, the items that fit your search criteria come into view. If there are more items fitting your search than can fit in the window you have to use the scroll bar to view more of them.

You can search for several specific items at once by typing in more than one item, or you could use a commonly used word like barn to bring all barns into view, grape will show you anything with grape in the name, seeder would show you all the seeder tools but with that one you will have to scroll the list to see them all as there are quite a few.... and so on.

For example, should you want to buy a wool shed for your farm and also the animals to go into it you could type in llama,sheep,wool. Remember each item has to be seperated with a comma.

Then you will see something like this. Remember decorative animals do NOT give you products. Any animal that shows in the store that has a question mark, you can click on the question mark to see what it produces. If it doesn't have a question mark then it is only for decoration.







The search tool in your storage looks very similar to the one in your toolbox. It's located top right of the storage windows and the Facility Manager. It looks like this:



When you click on that icon you get a search box to type in the name of what you are searching for.

Again you can search for a specific item or several items at once.
Remember common words will likely get you many hits depending on what you have in storage so if you are wanting to find a specific item you will need to type in more of the name of the item.

As there are a considerable amount of items with commonly used words in the description, you may find it easier to filter storage to specific categories rather than viewing all of them at once.

To filter your storage to specific categories there is an AZ icon you can click on. Click on the AZ and then click on the category you want to view.



You can also use this tool while selling your harvests and products, gifts or items at market.



The Facility Manager, which you can use when you have at least 2 different facilities on your farm, is also located in your toolbox, the same search icon is also top right of the window which allows you to search for a specific facility that you have on your farms according to the filters you set the Facility Manager to show. To open the Facility Manger click on the Facility Manger Icon in your toolbox.



When you click on the icon you get a search box to type into. As you type, the facilities that meet your search criteria will come into view. If there are a more than one that meet the criteria you will need to click on the arrows next to the search box to see more of them. This is an example of what to type when searching for all your mills:



Clicking the arrows will show you facilities like metal mill, sawmill, textile and spinning mill, red windmill, stone windmill, watermill as mill is part of those facilities names. If you own a lot of facilities you may be better off searching for the full mane of the facility, so if you only wanted to see the watermill, you type watermill

The Facility Manger can NOT show you if you have more than one of the same facility on the same farm. It will only show you one of them as only one will produce products or stock goods.

There are more details on how to filter the Facility Manager in different ways that you can use to help you search for specific facilities on specific farms in the post about the Facility Manager.





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Default What is the Eye for?

What is the Eye for?

When you reach level 10 and you pick up a tool to work the items on your farms like the harvest tool for harvesting crops for example, if you look in the bottom right corner of the game screen you will see an Eye. This gives you the option to hide non-relevant items for the tool you are using.

Click on the Eye to change the setting.

When the Eye is BLACK you still see everything on your farms.

When the eye is RED, you will only see the items the harvest tool can harvest, like fields, trees and flowers. Clicking on an item with the harvest tool will harvest the item then make it temporarily disappear from view, which can be easier for you when you have more items on the farm.


As you progress through the game, use other tools and get more tools you will find the Eye will also show up when using some of those.



When using Full Screen mode:



The Full Screen icon ,indicated in the picture with an arrow, allows you to view the farm much bigger so that it fills the whole screen on your computer.

Click on the icon to go Full Screen, click on it again to return to normal screen.


You must always return to normal screen when you want to chat to someone or to reply or send messages in Farm Town as the keyboard can not be used in Full Screen mode.


When you are using a tool in Full Screen mode you will see another eye with a brown background and some other icons appear:
When it is a black eye with a brown background, you will still see the game panel at the bottom of the game screen and and things like your farms name, game level etc at the top of the game screen.

If you wanted to hide the game panel and other information to give yourself more screen space to work, you just click on the eye to change it to the red eye with a brown background, and those items will disappear from view.

When you want to see them back again you just click on the eye again to change the top eye back to black.

When you switch between the the brown eye settings you will briefly see a message in white, located near the top middle of your screen, that tells you which mode you selected. Examples:

Game panel etc hidden

Game panel etc not hidden.


When using a tool in Minimal mode, red eye brown background, where the game panel etc is hidden you will also see another 2 icons bottom right of the screen:


The yellow toolbox that shows above the 2 eyes is so you can access any other tools that you have. If you have purchased tools, you must make sure that they are placed in your Item storage so they will show up in the Toolbox.

To access the tools in your toolbox just click on the toolbox icon to open it.

When you click on a tool in the toolbox to use, the toolbox will automatically close.

If you change your mind about selecting a different tool just click the white X on the toolbox to close it.


When you have more than one farm, below the 2 eyes, a mini farm selector icon will be shown.

When you click on it the farm selector will expand to show you a grid of all of your farms. To go to another farm just click on the the one you want in that grid.

In the following example, the user has 42 farms. The farm with a yellow background indicates the farm that they are currently on:



Clicking on SHOW NAMES will open a bigger window showing you the names of your farms. To go to a farm click on the name of that farm.

Clicking on DEFAULT would take you to whichever farm you had set to default. You can only set a farm to default when you have more than one farm.

Clicking on LAST will take you to the last one of your own farms that you were on. For example, if had you been on your farm 1 then moved to farm 42, clicking on LAST would take you back to farm 1.





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