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Offline JDarthenay

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New feature proposal: rearange ships in base
« on: May 06, 2016, 10:06:29 am »
I am a very maniac person, so I'd like to order the ships the way I want in the list of each base (without having to switch them "manually" in the save file). I propose to develop this feature, if I do will it be accepted?

I would do that by adding arrows in the "Interception Craft" menu of each base.

(No idea how to setup a pool on this forum).

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Re: New feature proposal: rearange ships in base
« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2016, 10:25:12 am »
I'd like that! =)

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Re: New feature proposal: rearange ships in base
« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2016, 11:28:02 am »
I'd like it too, I always have to double-check which team is which.

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Re: New feature proposal: rearange ships in base
« Reply #3 on: May 06, 2016, 11:43:22 am »
I'd like it too, I always have to double-check which team is which.

What about just renaming the craft?
E.g. "primary craft" and "secondary craft"...

This would be an easy change, but I really fail to see the point... unless your OCD is bigger than Mt. Everest you just don't care. Cluttering the UI is not justified for me.

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Re: New feature proposal: rearange ships in base
« Reply #4 on: May 06, 2016, 11:47:57 am »
What about just renaming the craft?
E.g. "primary craft" and "secondary craft"...

That's true, but it's not exactly the whole problem. I have three crafts in my base, standing in three hangars one next to another in a single line, and the order of the crafts is different than on the list which makes me constantly double-check which team I'm sending out.

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Re: New feature proposal: rearange ships in base
« Reply #5 on: May 06, 2016, 11:50:38 am »
And on bigger lists it'd be nice to have the interesting ones at the beginning of the list. Let's face it: If it comes to intercepting, one usually takes the most appropriate one by klicking the nearest base and then choosing from there. Usually there are not that many crafts in one base. But when it comes to the intercept menu in the upper right corner, the list can get quite extensive. The scrolling and searching could be easily avoided, when you can sort that list.

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Re: New feature proposal: rearange ships in base
« Reply #6 on: May 06, 2016, 02:34:24 pm »
What about just renaming the craft?
E.g. "primary craft" and "secondary craft"...

This would be an easy change, but I really fail to see the point... unless your OCD is bigger than Mt. Everest you just don't care. Cluttering the UI is not justified for me.

Like I said, that is more my maniac side. I hate having the system imposing me some arbitrary order instead of letting me choose. Original version was even worse for me, because the table of crafts was shared with UFOs, and even building my crafts in the correct order, I could end with a stupid Avenger-20 last in the list after my Avenger-24, just because there were an UFO not detected yet in the sky the day I started production of my avenger...

If the UI change hurts you, then I guess there could be a preference to activate the feature.