Author Topic: Clipboard Map Plane Icon  (Read 257 times)

Offline 100Coogn

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Clipboard Map Plane Icon
« on: August 29, 2020, 02:37:34 PM »
Please make it so 'our' plane icon overlaps all of the other icons on the clipboard map.  IE Tanks/planes...

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Re: Clipboard Map Plane Icon
« Reply #1 on: September 03, 2020, 08:31:21 AM »
 I really hadn't thought of it but +1 for this.  There have been several times I lost track of where I was because my icon was covered up. :)
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Re: Clipboard Map Plane Icon
« Reply #2 on: September 03, 2020, 08:59:56 AM »
Agree. Good idea. +1.



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Re: Clipboard Map Plane Icon
« Reply #3 on: September 03, 2020, 08:57:07 PM »
I will post on this as soon as I figure out where I am.
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Re: Clipboard Map Plane Icon
« Reply #4 on: September 04, 2020, 09:04:45 AM »
if you hit escape twice you are always in the center if zoomed.

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Re: Clipboard Map Plane Icon
« Reply #5 on: September 04, 2020, 10:12:47 AM »
if you hit escape twice you are always in the center if zoomed.

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If I close and reopen the clipboard map I'm always in the center. :)

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Re: Clipboard Map Plane Icon
« Reply #6 on: September 04, 2020, 10:22:16 AM »
if you hit escape twice you are always in the center if zoomed.

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It still doesn't look quite right having the tank icons on top of our plane, when we're passing over them.

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Re: Clipboard Map Plane Icon
« Reply #7 on: September 06, 2020, 10:42:37 AM »
  And yes I know my plane has a compass but some times I go to look at the map to see what direction I'm going and my icon is hidden under everyone else...  Again just a small thing but........    :)
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Re: Clipboard Map Plane Icon
« Reply #8 on: September 06, 2020, 11:11:25 AM »
  And yes I know my plane has a compass but some times I go to look at the map to see what direction I'm going and my icon is hidden under everyone else...  Again just a small thing but........    :)

I sometimes look at the map and get shot down.....  trees do not use tracers.
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Re: Clipboard Map Plane Icon
« Reply #9 on: September 06, 2020, 12:06:24 PM »
  And yes I know my plane has a compass but some times I go to look at the map to see what direction I'm going and my icon is hidden under everyone else...  Again just a small thing but........    :)

That's exactly what I'm trying to say.   :aok

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Re: Clipboard Map Plane Icon
« Reply #10 on: September 08, 2020, 07:39:40 AM »
Maybe the plane icon should just be a dot.

Something about being able to see which direction a plane is turning by looking at dar seems pretty gamey to me.

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Re: Clipboard Map Plane Icon
« Reply #11 on: September 08, 2020, 11:02:25 AM »
Maybe the plane icon should just be a dot.

Something about being able to see which direction a plane is turning by looking at dar seems pretty gamey to me.

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Think of it as really good radar operators vectoring you toward what they see on their scopes, telling you their interpretation of what they're seeing.  :old:

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Re: Clipboard Map Plane Icon
« Reply #12 on: September 08, 2020, 11:38:48 AM »
It must be embarrassing when your dotDAR used to be intercepted by a person watching the dot move one pixel to the right and down two in the old days.
Reminds me of the strat headed bomber pilots that think they are in Stealth because the somehow DARBAR slowly moving across the map makes them invisible.

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Re: Clipboard Map Plane Icon
« Reply #13 on: September 09, 2020, 07:35:36 PM »
  I actually preferred the old dot dar because I kinda liked the surprise of not knowing if it was bombers or fighters coming in.  But even back then your icon would show up to you heading in the appropriate direction.  :) 
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