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Show the item you have in your hand in chat
This expansion only supports chat messages. If used anywhere else, it will not display the item.
<item_display_main_hand:(name)> Displays the item that the player has in the main hand in chat. <item_display_off_hand:(name)> Displays the item that the player has in the off hand in chat.
name argument is optional, here you can put a string which will be used to place the item in the chat.
By default, “item” will be used.