[0.17.69] Additional info view has inconsistent name

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[0.17.69] Additional info view has inconsistent name

Post by redstonerodent » Sun Sep 22, 2019 7:49 pm

In the controls, the key to turn on the info overlay is called "Show info." Next to the hotbar, it's called "Alt-mode" (including the quotes) and the icon is a rectangle with "ALT."

These names should be the same so it's clearer they do the same thing. I think it should be called something like "detailed view," and not "Alt-mode," since you can change the key to something other than Alt and "Alt-mode" isn't a very informative name.

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Re: [0.17.69] Additional info view has inconsistent name

Post by Rseding91 » Sun Sep 22, 2019 9:41 pm

Thanks for the report. These would be translation/localization things which would go here: viewforum.php?f=12

But on the topic: "alt mode" is "Alternative mode" as in "alternative view mode" it's not specific to the key it's bound to so that's not really a concern that it can be rebound. If we follow that kind of thinking too far we end up with everything so generalized that everything has lost all meaning and every name/tooltip is near full-sentence length as it tries to describe what something does in a generic enough way.
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Re: [0.17.69] Additional info view has inconsistent name

Post by Bilka » Mon Sep 23, 2019 1:19 pm

Thank you for finding the one place that didn't use "Alt-Mode". Fixed in the next version.
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