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# <span style="color:orange">'''Make sure the modified file is exactly the same size as the original, or the game may crash on load.'''</span> This may depend on your version of the game. You can do this by adding extra spaces to the end of a line, or deleting unnecessary lines from the international keybindings.
 
# <span style="color:orange">'''Make sure the modified file is exactly the same size as the original, or the game may crash on load.'''</span> This may depend on your version of the game. You can do this by adding extra spaces to the end of a line, or deleting unnecessary lines from the international keybindings.
   
If you want to edit the file manually, you will need a text editor that can handle UNIX-format files (e.g., [http://notepad-plus.sourceforge.net Notepad++]) and a way of "rebuilding" Coalesced.ini after your edits; the method is described [http://forums.steampowered.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1124188 here]. Another rebuilder created by Corvin666 also exists and is known as the [http://social.bioware.com/project/2053/#details ME2Fixer]. If you made your changes and can't compile the file try using [http://www.mediafire.com/?1rhq2guxvn3 this one], works great even if you previously edited Coalesced.ini in Notepad.
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If you want to edit the file manually, you will need a text editor that can handle UNIX-format files (e.g., [http://notepad-plus.sourceforge.net Notepad++]) and a way of "rebuilding" Coalesced.ini after your edits; the method is described [http://forums.steampowered.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1124188 here]. Another rebuilder created by Corvin666 also exists and is known as the [http://social.bioware.com/project/2053/#details ME2Fixer]. If you made your changes and can't compile the file try using [http://www.mediafire.com/?1rhq2guxvn3 this one], works great even if you previously edited Coalesced.ini in Notepad. Another approach is using a specific application such as the [https://community.pcgamingwiki.com/files/file/760-mass-effect-2-coalesced-editor-v10032-b/ Mass Effect 2 Coalesced Editor] for making changes.
 
Another approach is using a specific utility such as the [https://community.pcgamingwiki.com/files/file/760-mass-effect-2-coalesced-editor-v10032-b/ Mass Effect 2 Coalesced Editor] for making changes. The utility takes care of the file's format and CRC, and you can add/remove settings without having to care about the file's length.
 
   
   
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