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  # Interface
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+ This article explains everything you need to know on how to use the osu! game client. Here you will find information about the song select screen, the rankings display as well as the results screen. When starting the game client, you can see the following screen:
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  ![](img/intro-screen.jpg "Introduction screen")
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- ## Main Menu
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+ ## Main menu
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- ![](img/main-menu.jpg "Main Menu")
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- The [osu!cookie](/wiki/Client/Interface/Cookie) \[1\] pulses according to the [BPM](/wiki/Beatmapping/Beats_per_minute) of any song currently playing on the main menu. In addition, bars will extend out of the osu!cookie in accordance to the song's volume. If no song is playing, it pulses at a slow 60 BPM. The elements of the main menu are as follows:
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+ - \[1\] The [osu! cookie](/wiki/Client/Interface/Cookie). Clicking on it opens the main menu. It pulses according to the [BPM](/wiki/Beatmapping/Beats_per_minute) of the music and bars extend around it visualising the audio spectrum. If no song is playing, it pulses at a slow 60 BPM.
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+ - \[2\] Click `Play` (or press `P`) to play osu! either for yourself or with others.
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+ - \[3\] Click `Edit` (or press `E`) to edit a [beatmap](/wiki/Beatmap).
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+ - \[4\] Click `Options` (or press `O`) to open the [options sidebar](/wiki/Client/Options).
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+ - \[5\] Click `Exit` (or press `Esc`) to exit the game.
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+ - \[6\] A random useful [tip](/wiki/Client/Menu_tips).
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+ - \[7\] The [ppy](https://ppy.sh/) logo along with copyright information. Clicking on it leads to the [osu! website](https://osu.ppy.sh/home).
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+ - \[8\] When connection issues with the [Bancho server](/wiki/Bancho_(server)) arise, a broken chain link is shown here.
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+ - \[9\] The [chat](/wiki/Client/Interface/Chat_console), and to its left a toggle for the extended chat window, which lists currently online users. They are also toggleable with `F8` and `F9` respectively.
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+ - \[10\] The jukebox. In the main menu, it plays songs in a random order. See below for more information about the buttons in this menu.
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+ - \[11\] The number of [beatmap difficulties](/wiki/Beatmap/Difficulty) available (despite what it says), how long you have been playing for, and your system clock.
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+ - \[12\] Your profile. Clicking on it shows the [user options](#user-options).
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- - \[2\] Click Play (`P`) or the logo to switch to the Solo mode song selection screen.
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- - \[3\] Click Edit (`E`) to open the Editor mode song selection screen.
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- - \[4\] Click Options (`O`) to go to the Options screen.
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- - \[5\] Click Exit (`Esc`) to exit osu!.
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- - \[6\] A random useful tip is displayed below the menu.
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- - \[7\] In the lower-left is a link to the osu! website, as well as copyright information.
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- - \[8\] Connection result to [Bancho](/wiki/Bancho_(server))! In this picture it is not shown, but the connection result looks like a chain link.
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- - \[9\] In the bottom right are the chat controls for the extended [chat window](/wiki/Client/Interface/Chat_console) (called "Player List" here) and the regular chat window (`F9` & `F8`, respectively).
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- - \[10\] In the upper right is the osu! jukebox which plays the songs in random order. The top shows the song currently playing. The buttons, from left to right, do as follows:
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- - Previous Track
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- - Play
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- - Stop (the difference between Play and Stop is that Stop will reset the song to the beginning, while Pause simply pauses it)
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- - Next Track
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- - View Song Info. This toggles the top bar showing the song info between being permanent and temporary. When permanent, the info bar will stay visible until it fades out with the rest of the UI. When temporary, it will disappear a little while after a song has been chosen. It will stay hidden until it is toggled again, or another song plays.
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- - \[11\] The number of beatmaps you have available, how long your osu!client has been running, and your system clock.
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- - \[12\] Your profile, click on it to display the User Options (see below).
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- ## User Options
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+ The jukebox has the following buttons:
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- ![](img/user-options.jpg "User Options")
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+ | Button | Description |
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+ | ![](img/jukebox/previous-track.jpg "Previous track") | Previous track |
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+ | ![](img/jukebox/play.jpg "Play") | Play |
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+ | ![](img/jukebox/pause.jpg "Pause") | Pause |
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+ | ![](img/jukebox/stop.jpg "Stop the music!") | Stop and reset the current song to its beginning |
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+ | ![](img/jukebox/next-track.jpg "Next track") | Next track |
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+ | ![](img/jukebox/view-song-info.jpg "View song info") | Toggle between having the information for the current song showing permanently, or fading out after a little while. |
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+ | ![](img/jukebox/jump-to-window.jpg "Jump To window") | Jump to a specific song. You can search for songs or filter by collection. |
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- Access this screen by clicking your profile at the top left of the main menu. You cannot access the Chat Consoles while viewing the user option screen. You can select any item by pressing the corresponding number on the option:
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+ The jukebox can also be controlled using [keyboard shortcuts](/wiki/Client/Keyboard_shortcuts#jukebox).
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- 1. `View Profile`: Opens up your profile page in your default web browser.
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- 2. `Sign Out`: Sign out of your account (after signing out, the [Options](/wiki/Client/Options) sidebar will prompt you to sign in).
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- 3. `Change Avatar`: Open up the edit avatar page in your default web browser.
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- 4. `Close`: Close this dialog
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+ ## User options
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- ## Play Menu
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+ ![](img/user-options.jpg "User options")
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- ![](img/play-menu.jpg "Play Menu")
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+ Access this screen by clicking on your profile at the top left of the main menu. You can select any item by pressing its corresponding number:
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- - Click `Solo` (`P`) to play alone.
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- - Click `Multi` (`M`) to play with other people. You will be directed to the [Multi](/wiki/Gameplay/Multiplayer) Lobby (see below).
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- - Click `Back` to return to the main menu.
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+ - `1. View Profile`: View your profile page on the website.
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+ - `2. Sign Out`: Sign out of your account. After signing out, the game will prompt you to sign back in.
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+ - `3. Change Avatar`: Open the [edit avatar page](https://osu.ppy.sh/home/account/edit#avatar) on the website.
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+ - `4. Close`: Close this dialog.
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+ ## Play menu
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- ## Multi Lobby
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+ After selecting `Play` in the main menu, you can choose between three options:
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- *Main page: [Multi](/wiki/Gameplay/Multiplayer)*
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+ - Click `Solo` (or press `P`) to play on your own. This leads you to the [song selection screen](#song-select).
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+ - Click `Multi` (or press `M`) to play with other people. You will be directed to the [Multi](/wiki/Client/Interface/Multiplayer) Lobby.
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+ - Click `Back` to return to the main menu.
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+ ## Multiplayer lobby
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- ![](img/multi-lobby.jpg "Multi Lobby")
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+ *Main page: [Multi](/wiki/Client/Interface/Multiplayer)*
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- ![](img/multi-room.jpg "Multi Host")
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- 1. Your rank in the match. This is also shown next to your name.
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- 2. Your profile information.
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- 3. The jukebox.
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- 4. Player list - displays player names, their rank (host or player), their [mods](/wiki/Game_modifier) activated (if any, see \#7), their osu! ranking, and their team (if applicable).
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- 5. The name of the match and the password settings.
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- 6. The beatmap selected. It shows the beatmap as it would in the solo song selection screen.
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- 7. The [mods](/wiki/Game_modifier) that you have activated (see #12), as well as the option to select them. The option marked "Free Mods" toggles whether or not players can select their own mods. If yes, they can pick any combination of mods *except for speed-altering mods like [Double Time](/wiki/Game_modifier/Double_Time)*. If no, the host decides what mods will be used. The host can pick speed-altering mods regardless of whether or not Free Mods is turned on.
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- 8. The team mode and win conditions.
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- 9. The ready button.
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- 10. The [chat console](/wiki/Client/Interface/Chat_console).
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- 11. The leave button.
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- 12. Where your activated mods appear.
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+ The multiplayer lobby allows you to play with as well as against other players.
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+ ## Song select
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- You can identify the current mode selected by either looking at the icon in the bottom left, above Mode, or by looking at the transparent icon in the centre of the screen. These are the four you will see:
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+ The currently selected [game mode](/wiki/Game_mode) icon can be seen in the bottom left options, above `Mode`. The mode icon is also faintly visible at the centre of the screen. These are the four you will see:
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  - ![](/wiki/shared/mode/osu.png) is [osu!](/wiki/Game_mode/osu!)
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  - ![](/wiki/shared/mode/taiko.png) is [osu!taiko](/wiki/Game_mode/osu!taiko)
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- Before continuing on, this screen has too many elements to note with easily, noticeable numbers. The subsections below will focus on one part of the screen at a time, starting from the top down and left to right.
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+ This area displays **information on the beatmap difficulty currently selected.** When entering the song selection screen, the song playing on the jukebox is selected by default. The top-left icon displays the [beatmap category](/wiki/Beatmap/Category), where this particular one is [ranked](/wiki/Beatmap/Category#ranked).
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- This area displays **information on the beatmap difficulty currently selected.** By default, the beatmap whose song is heard in the osu! jukebox is selected when entering the selection screen. In the top left is the ranked status of the beatmap. The title is next. Normally, the romanised title is shown, but if you select `Prefer metadata in original language` in the [Options](/wiki/Client/Options), it will show the Unicode title; this is shown in the upper picture. The beatmapper is also shown, and beatmap information is shown below. From left to right, the values are as follows:
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+ The song title is normally shown as romanised (lower picture), but if you select `Prefer metadata in original language` in the [Options](/wiki/Client/Options), it will show the Unicode title (upper picture). The difficulty name of the beatmap is shown between square brackets (`[]`). The creator who mapped the beatmap is shown below the title, and even more information is listed below. From left to right, the values are as follows:
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- - **Length**: The total length of the beatmap, from start to finish and including breaks. Not to be confused with [drain time](/wiki/Gameplay/Drain_time).
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- - **BPM**: The BPM of the beatmap. If (like in the lower picture) there are two BPMS and one in parentheses, this means that the BPM changes throughout the song. It shows the slowest and fastest BPMs, and the value in parentheses is the BPM at the start of the beatmap.
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+ - **Length**: The total length of the beatmap, from start to finish, including breaks. Not to be confused with [drain time](/wiki/Gameplay/Drain_time).
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+ - **BPM**: *Beats Per Minute*, the tempo of the song. If there are two BPM values as well as one in parentheses, it means that the BPM changes throughout the song. It shows the slowest and fastest BPM, and the value in parentheses is the most common BPM in the beatmap.
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  - **Objects**: The total amount of [hit objects](/wiki/Hit_object) in the beatmap.
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- - **Circles**: The total amount of hit circles in the beatmap.
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- - **Sliders**: The total amount of sliders in the beatmap.
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- - **Spinners**: The total amount of spinners in the beatmap.
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- - **OD**: The Overall Difficulty of the beatmap.
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- - **HP**: The drain rate of your HP. In osu!, this is how much of an HP loss you receive upon missing a note, how fast the life bar idly drains, and how much HP is received for hitting a note. In osu!mania, this is the same except there is no idle HP drain. In osu!taiko, this determines how slowly the HP bar fills and how much HP is lost when a note is missed. osu!catch is the same as osu!.
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- - **Stars**: The star difficulty of the beatmap. This is graphically visible in the beatmap rectangle itself.
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+ - **Circles**: The total amount of [hit circles](/wiki/Hit_object/Hit_circle) (osu! and osu!taiko), [fruits](/wiki/Hit_object/Fruit) (osu!catch), or regular notes (osu!mania) in the beatmap.
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+ - **Sliders**: The total amount of [sliders](/wiki/Hit_object/Slider) (osu!), drumrolls (osu!taiko), [juice streams](/wiki/Hit_object/Juice_stream) (osu!catch), or hold notes (osu!mania) in the beatmap.
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+ - **Spinners**: The total amount of [spinners](/wiki/Hit_object/Spinner) (osu!), dendens (osu!taiko), or [banana showers](/wiki/Hit_object/Banana) (osu!catch) in the beatmap.
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+ - **OD**: The [overall difficulty](/wiki/Beatmapping/Overall_difficulty) of the beatmap.
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+ - **HP**: The [HP drain rate](/wiki/Beatmapping/HP_drain_rate). See the article on [health](/wiki/Gameplay/Health) for more details.
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- - `By Difficulty` - Beatmaps will be grouped by their star difficulty, rounded to the nearest whole number.
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- - `By Artist` - Beatmaps will be grouped by the artist's first character of their name.
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- - `Recently Played` - Beatmaps will be grouped by when you last played them.
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- - `Collections` - This will show the collections you have created. *Note that this will hide beatmaps not listed in a collection!*
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- - `By BPM` - Beatmaps will be grouped according to BPM in multiples of 60, starting at 120.
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- - `By Creator` - Beatmaps will be grouped by the beatmap creator's name's first character.
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- - `By Length` - Beatmaps will be grouped according to their length: 1 minute or less, 2 minutes or less, 3, 4, 5, and 10.
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- - `By Mode` - Beatmaps will be grouped according to their game mode.
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- - `By Rank Achieved` - Beatmaps will be sorted by the highest rank achieved on them.
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- - `By Title` - Beatmaps will be grouped by the first letter of their title.
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- - `Favourites` - Only beatmaps you have favorited online will be shown.
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- - `My Maps` - Only beatmaps you have mapped (that is, whose creator matches your profile name) will be shown.
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- - `Ranked Status` - Beatmaps will be grouped by their ranked status: ranked, pending, not submitted, unknown, or loved.
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+ | `No grouping` | Beatmaps will not be grouped but will still be sorted in the order specified by Sort. |
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+ | `By Difficulty` | Beatmaps will be grouped by their star rating, rounded down to a whole number. |
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+ | `By Artist` | Beatmaps will be grouped by the first character of the artist's name. |
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+ | `Recently Played` | Beatmaps will be grouped by when you last played them. |
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+ | `Collections` | This will show the collections you have created. *Note that this will hide beatmaps not listed in a collection!* |
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+ | `By BPM` | Beatmaps will be grouped according to BPM in multiples of 60. |
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+ | `By Creator` | Beatmaps will be grouped by the first character of the beatmap creator's name. |
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+ | `By Date Added` | Beatmaps will be grouped according to when they were added, from today to 5+ months ago. |
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+ | `By Length` | Beatmaps will be grouped according to their length: 1 minute or less, 2 minutes or less, 3, 4, 5, 10, and 10 minutes or more. |
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+ | `By Mode` | Beatmaps will be grouped according to their game mode. |
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+ | `By Rank Achieved` | Beatmaps will be sorted by the highest [rank](/wiki/Gameplay/Grade) achieved on them. |
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+ | `By Title` | Beatmaps will be grouped by the first character of the title. |
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+ | `Favourites` | Only beatmaps you have favourited online will be shown. |
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+ | `My Maps` | Only beatmaps you have mapped (that is, whose creator matches your profile name) will be shown. |
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- - `By Artist` - Beatmaps will be sorted alphabetically by the artist's name's first character.
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- - `By BPM` - Beatmaps will be sorted lowest to highest by their BPM. For maps with multiple BPMs, the highest will be used.
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- - `By Date Added` - Beatmaps will be sorted from oldest to newest by when they were added.
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- - `By Difficulty` - Beatmaps will be sorted from easiest to hardest by star difficulty. *Note that this will split apart mapsets!*
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- - `By Length` - Beatmaps will be sorted from shortest to longest by length.
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+ | `By Difficulty` | Beatmaps will be sorted by star rating, from easiest to hardest. *Note that this will split apart the difficulties of the beatmap!* |
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+ | `By Rank Achieved` | Beatmaps will be sorted by the highest rank achieved on them, from worst to best. |
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- - `mode`: Mode. Value can be `osu`, `taiko`, `catchthebeat`, or `mania`, or `o`/`t`/`c`/`m` for short.
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- - `status`: Ranked status. Value can be `ranked`, `approved`, `pending`, `notsubmitted`, `unknown`, or `loved`, or `r`/`a`/`p`/`n`/`u`/`l` for short.
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+ | `title` | Name of the track |
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+ | `difficulty` | Name of the beatmap difficulty |
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+ | `ar` | [Approach Rate](/wiki/Beatmapping/Approach_rate) |
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+ | `cs` | [Circle Size](/wiki/Beatmapping/Circle_size) |
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+ | `od` | [Overall Difficulty](/wiki/Beatmapping/Overall_difficulty) |
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+ | `hp` | [HP drain rate](/wiki/Beatmapping/HP_drain_rate) |
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+ | `key`, `keys` | Number of keys (osu!mania and converted beatmaps only) |
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+ | `star`, `stars` | [Star rating](/wiki/Beatmapping/Star_rating) |
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+ | `length` | Length in seconds |
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+ | `drain` | [Drain time](/wiki/Gameplay/Drain_time) in seconds |
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+ | `mode` | Game mode. This can be one of `osu`, `taiko`, `catch`, or `mania`, or `o`/`t`/`c`/`m` for short. |
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+ | `status` | Beatmap status. Value can be `ranked`, `approved`, `pending`, `notsubmitted`, `unknown`, or `loved`, or `r`/`a`/`p`/`n`/`u`/`l` for short. |
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+ - An `Update to latest version` box appears if there is a new version of the beatmap available for download. Click on the button to update.
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+ - A `No records set!` box means that there are no replays for the current view setting (this is typically seen in the local view setting if you just downloaded or edited the beatmap).
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+ \*Requires [osu!supporter](/wiki/osu!supporter).
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+ - Press `2` or click `Beatmap Modding` to view the beatmap's [modding](/wiki/Modding) page.
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+ - Press `3` or `Esc` or click `Cancel` to return to the song selection screen.
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- You can navigate the beatmap list by using the mouse wheel, using the up and down arrow keys, dragging it while holding the left mouse button or clicking the right mouse button (previously known as Absolute Scrolling), which will move the scroll bar to your mouse's Y position. Click on a box to select that beatmap and display its information on the upper left, high scores (if any) on the left and, if you've cleared it, the letter grade of the highest score you've achieved. Click the box again, press `Enter` or click the osu!cookie at the lower right to begin playing the beatmap.
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- Click on the `Mode` button to open up a list of gameplay modes available on osu!. Click on your desired gameplay mode and osu! will switch to that gameplay mode style - the scoreboard will change accordingly. Alternatively, you can press `Ctrl` and `1` (osu!), `2` (osu!taiko), `3` (osu!catch), or `4` (osu!mania) to change the gamemode.
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- 1. `Overall`: Your position on the map's leaderboard, where you compete against players that used [mods](/wiki/Game_modifier), even if you didn't use any yourself.
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- 2. `Accuracy`: How [precisely](/wiki/Gameplay/Accuracy) did you play the beatmap. Will only be counted when your old score is surpassed.
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+ - \[4\] Local leaderboard: All your results are stored on your computer. To see them, navigate to the [song selection screen](#song-select) and select `Local Rankings` from the drop-down menu above the scoreboard.
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+ - \[5\] `Beatmap Ranking` section. Available only for maps with online leaderboards ([qualified](/wiki/Beatmap/Category#qualified), [ranked](/wiki/Beatmap/Category#ranked), or [loved](/wiki/Beatmap/Category#loved)). You also need to be online to see this section. See below for more details.
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+ | [`Accuracy`](/wiki/Gameplay/Accuracy) | How accurately you played the beatmap. This is only counted when your old score is surpassed. | A weighted average of the accuracy of your best scores. |
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+ | `Max Combo` | The longest combo on the map you played. | The longest combo over all beatmaps you have played. |
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+ | [`Ranked Score`](/wiki/Gameplay/Score/Ranked_score) | Your [best result](/wiki/Gameplay/Score/Ranked_score) on the beatmap. | The number of points earned from all ranked beatmaps that you have ever played, with every map being counted exactly once. |
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