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Cryptonym Sleepers
Test Alliance Please Ignore
Posted - 2011.04.01 21:55:00 - [1]

Edited by: Bubanni on 01/04/2011 21:55:00
Thank you for your bugreport - ID:109157 Title: Overview + Ctrl + Doubleclick = lock and approach...
The problem you have described as an intended game feature, and not a bug.
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Report ID: 109157
Title: Overview + Ctrl + Doubleclick = lock and approach...

Description: I am wondering if this is working as intended or not... (if not, please fix, and if.... please change) example: sitting in a ships thats suppose to be stationary or aligned during the mission/anomaly (in combat site) I begin to lock targets on the overview with Ctrl + mouse click. While holding down Ctrl, I sometimes doubleclick the rats. and this makes me approach the target... The problem: When locking targets with Ctrl... you shouldnīt approach the target your trying to lock. Is this working as intended? I personly think while holding down the Ctrl key, anything you accidentally double click on, on the overview, you shouldnīt automaticly approach. // Hi, firstly Iīm sorry this has caused an inconvenience. However double clicking on anything will result in approach. This is because in far more cases than not, when people lock something they want to approach it straight after. Unfortunately it naturally has the side effect that if people spam left click when locking you will approach if you donīt want to. Best practice is to hold Ctrl, left click spam on the overview targets then Ctrl + Space to stop any movement that may have started. - ISD SquishyFishy

Reproduction Steps: On the overview Hold down Ctrl and left click on a target on the overview... while still holding down Ctrl if you doubleclick the target... you will approach... itīs not suppose to approach targets while holding down this key... (it shouldnīt at least as doubleclicks are easy to accidentally make when locking multiple targets in fights, and you want to be aligned out)

CCP, please prevent approach from doubleclicking on target on overview... while locking targets (and holding down the CTRL key)

Cryptonym Sleepers
Test Alliance Please Ignore
Posted - 2011.04.01 22:08:00 - [2]

And I hear some people prefere being able to doubleclick the target to both lock and approach while holding down the CTRL key, but in that case... Could you make a setting in options or something, to disable approach from doubleclick while holding down CTRL?

Johnny Lou
Posted - 2011.04.02 11:03:00 - [3]

I really hate that as well.

More than once I didn't realize I started moving because I was paying attention to the overview and the fight only to realize a few minutes later that my ship is 30 km away from the sentry drones.

If it's broken, fix it.
If it's "working as intended", please change it. There are enough things to be done during a fight without having to hit ctrl+space after each target. make two separate commands (one for target and approach and one for target only)

PS: normally, I don't double click but sometimes, if the overview doesn't react fast enough, I try to target again and it registers as a double click.

PS2: "However double clicking on anything will result in approach." I don't think that happens when you double click a container (or a wreck with loot) which is closer than 2500m; I'm almost certain it opens the container instead of approaching it.

Aperture Harmonics
Posted - 2011.04.02 11:06:00 - [4]

One thing I don't like about the new hotkey system, pressing control has a 1-2 second delay before the little "lock target" message comes up and I can actually start locking objects. I wish they fixed that....

Cryptonym Sleepers
Test Alliance Please Ignore
Posted - 2011.04.04 02:00:00 - [5]

CCP, would you consider making this option?
To disable/enable "not approach while double clicking AND HOLDING DOWN CTRL <---this makes the difference"

I can see why the approach + locking at same time is useful for interceptors trying to catch cloakers at gate camps, but still would like the option to turn this off for doing anything els (as an option, wouldn't want to nerf others playstyle)

Cryptonym Sleepers
Test Alliance Please Ignore
Posted - 2011.06.09 12:52:00 - [6]

"Incursion 1.6.1 Client update #1
Client Update #1 for Incursion 1.6.1

Released June 9, 2011

This client update fixes two issues introduced with EVE Online: Incursion 1.6. It is imperative that you download and install this client update.

Fixed a crash that was occurring when minimizing the client with the autopilot active.
Ships will no longer accidentally approach a target when rapidly targeting multiple enemies.

It's funny... this was exactly the fix I was looking for...


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