[0.17.31] Rail planner forgets chosen rotation on Shift key release/press

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[0.17.31] Rail planner forgets chosen rotation on Shift key release/press

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As always, pressing R (rotate) while the rail planner is active allows you to choose the orientation of the end of the track.

But now in 0.17.31, whenever I press or release the shift key, the chosen rotation is lost and it goes back to auto-selecting the orientation — meaning not only do I have to keep the Shift key held down or have to redo the rotation, but I can only rotate in one direction (since Shift-R is the combination for counterclockwise rotation and I can't press plain R without letting go of Shift and losing the state).

This doesn't really lose any functionality, but it's inconvenient and surprising. I assume this was introduced with the 0.17.29 rail planner mode simplification, but I didn't play that exact version.

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Re: [0.17.31] Rail planner forgets chosen rotation on Shift key release/press

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This is not a bug, but a functionality intentionally programmed in.

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Re: [0.17.31] Rail planner forgets chosen rotation on Shift key release/press

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Well, for what it's worth, I and my left little finger think it's a usability problem that you have to lean on the Shift key because letting go forgets something.

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