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 Post subject: Re: F6 chart stuff...
PostPosted: Sun Aug 07, 2016 7:14 am 
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An indeed I overflew the delivery point by one star this evening.
The ever-useful blue ring is your friend.

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 Post subject: Re: F6 chart stuff...
PostPosted: Sun Aug 07, 2016 1:17 pm 
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An indeed I overflew the delivery point by one star this evening.
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"blue ring"? Not in the wiki. Is that some OXP?

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 07, 2016 2:26 pm 
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No, it's a new feature in 1.84 - if you look at the chart there's a blue circle around one of the planets, indicating the planet whose information is displayed on the System Information screen. You can move the circle along a route using alt-left/right cursor keys, and thus get information for any system along the route.


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 Post subject: Re: F6 chart stuff...
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On the F7 system info screen, use the left and right arrow keys for info on the previous/next system on your current route. The home key will show info for the home system and the end key that for the target system.
I usually run with the blue ring set to the next drop/stopover/repair system - if it's beringed on F6, I'm going in.

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 Post subject: Re: F6 chart stuff...
PostPosted: Sun Aug 07, 2016 7:43 pm 
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No, it's a new feature in 1.84
Since I'ev been away from home for most of the last several weeks, I've not done the upgrade yet.

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 Post subject: Re: F6 chart stuff...
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I've been pondering again - would it be useful/possible to have route details include the number of jumps?

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Done!


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 Post subject: Re: F6 chart stuff...
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Splendid - thankee!

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 Post subject: Re: F6 chart stuff...
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Can that be added to F6 too? That way, F6 would give jumps to the route's terminus, and F7 would give jumps to the next POI.

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 Post subject: Re: F6 chart stuff...
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I've added it, but I've put it on the line below to stop the existing line getting too cluttered. I'm not sure it looks right where it is, though.


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 Post subject: Re: F6 chart stuff...
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Ah - I thought there was enough room. You're probably correct - second line won't look right.

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 24, 2017 8:30 pm 
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I didn't think it looked that bad really. I could live with jumps reported on the second line.


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 Post subject: Re: F6 chart stuff...
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Is it centred?

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A picture can explain it best. Here it is:
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 Post subject: Re: F6 chart stuff...
PostPosted: Tue Jan 24, 2017 9:27 pm 
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Hmm... okay, thanks.

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