Author Topic: In game mod description instead of "Changing mods will automatically restart....  (Read 1814 times)

Offline kikimoristan

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I was thinking would be nice to have a really short text description in Mods instead of the text at the bottm

"Changing Mods will automatically restart OpenXCom...."


That notice should appear the moment Mods list is open and when mouse is over a mod the mod's text should appear instead.  If mouse goes over anything else that is not a mod list item then the text goes back to the notice.


the text can be from a hardcoded string STR_MOD_DESCRIPTION in extraStrings

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Well that would be nice.

Offline ivandogovich

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I think this idea has a lot of merit.  There should be a character limit, that modders should adhere to keep it to one or two lines.  I don't think a scrolling text box would work, because you wouldn't be able to mouse over to it.

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Not a lof of text just a tiny desciption as big as the notice itself. If you place a lot of text maybe is just cut off with ... at the end.

Offline kikimoristan

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actually make it so only the amount of text that fits in the box is  displayed rest is cutoff. 

Offline kkmic

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It's planned. Will be in the game at some point.