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OPEN  Feature request #3572  -  Weapons+Soldiers: highlight requirements
Posted Aug 01, 2006 - updated Jan 29, 2013
You have been working on this issue since January 28, 2013 (20:48)
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Item 87 imported from sourceforge.net tracker on 2013-01-28 20:12:11

In the equip-screen, when selecting a weapon, it would be useful to highlight the attributes of the soldier that are important to this weapon:

E.g.: Flamethrower --> Heavy Weapons, RocketLaucher --> Explosives + Accuracy etc.

Maybe also color-code this highlight, e.g. value<40: red value<70: yellow otherwise green

This would make it easier to make sensible decisions about choosing who gets what weapon.

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hajo4 (2007-04-16 01:09:27)  ⇑ top
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It would also be nice to highlight (one item each of) matching ammo when holding a weapon with the mouse, as well as highlighting the matching weapons when holding some ammo.

In the equipment-screen, auto-switching to "object-info" when holding an object and back to actor-info after dropping it would be useful.