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Morfos
Morfos
Posts: 6

8/31/2017
Chart viewing could use a hotkey, to bring up the chart and (more importantly, to me) to dismiss it. My instinct from other games leads me to try to use the Escape key to dismiss the chart; the actual result of that is to bring up the game menu behind the chart so that I can't even see that it's happened. Even if Escape doesn't dismiss the chart, it should NOT bring up the menu sight unseen.

I had to use the chart repeatedly to navigate by, so being able to quickly bring up and dismissing the chart would be handy, It would also be nice to be able to select an object or point of interest on the chart ("take a bearing") so that a direction arrow appears on the main screen. This will decrease needed chart use.
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Diptych
Diptych
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Posts: 3416

8/31/2017
It's Tab.

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Happy Londoner
Happy Londoner
Posts: 74

8/31/2017
I also heard a crashing noise when opening the chart. But that's easy to avoid through overall sound level scroller.

UPD

I've just tested it - no crashing this time. Strange. I clearly remember hearing it several times and wondering.


UPD!

AHA! It makes a crashing noise when you use a chart-icon, but when you use TAB - it doesn't! High Wilderness is full of things to explore!
edited by Happy Londoner on 8/31/2017

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