Warning

This is the dev documentation for an unreleased version of MPF!

This is the documentation for MPF 0.56, which is the “dev” (next) release of MPF that is a work-in-progress. Unless you’re specifically looking for this version, you probably want to use the version of documentation called “latest” which is for the latest released version of MPF. That documentation is at docs.missionpinball.org/en/latest.

mode_settings:

Config file section

Valid in machine config files NO
Valid in mode config files YES

The mode_settings: section of your config is a generic section that contains settings that you might want to use in a specific mode. It’s nice because it’s pretty much ignored by the general MPF config processing, meaning you can put whatever settings you want in here for a specific mode.

In fact, several of the built-in MPF modes make use of the mode_settings: section, including: