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alley cat

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Another suggestion for software change.
« on: June 02, 2009, 09:59:50 AM »
I am having fun.

One thing appart from the ability to change columns, when you change from "local" to "network" the map should remember where it is/was.

So, if you are looking around local, then want to look at a network flight, when you click on network flights the map changes to the new location.  But when I click back to loca flights the map jumps back to where it was before.

Possible?


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Re: Another suggestion for software change.
« Reply #1 on: June 02, 2009, 10:29:57 AM »
Not sure what you mean?

If you double click on any network or local flight in the list, the map should centre on it.
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alley cat

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Re: Another suggestion for software change.
« Reply #2 on: June 03, 2009, 08:14:00 AM »
Ok, that makes sense too.

But there is clicking on a flight involved.

Try two:
I am looking at local flights.  I live in Oz so there is little traffic.

I scroll around looking.  Not too much.

So I go up and select Network flights.
Find a flight and jump to the other side of the world.

Watch, have a bit of fun.  Yeah, let's see what is going on back at home.

Click back on local flights and the map doesn't change back to where it was.

I have to select another flight.

Ok, not much of a problem, but to me it is not a good way of doing it.



Oh, also, moving the mouse around over planes.   It is annoying if I am wanting to scroll the map while having a flight selected and as I move the mouse over other flights - and NOT clicking - the selected flight changes.

Couldn't it be changed so a click is needed to select the flight?


Oh, another thought:
The list of flights (usually on the left of the screen).  I usually have a big map.
So the horizontal size of the data is limited.
Left clicking a flight in the list then RMB on it, gives a pop-up data box which shows a box with all the data which is otherwise hidden.

Just discussing ideas.

I accept that as I use it more and more I may find ways around the problems, but I am offering ways I see as easy.