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Request: split out logistic and circuit network recipes into separate crafting tabs

Posted: Sun May 31, 2020 4:57 pm
by slippycheeze
I asked about this in discord, but nobody knew of an answer. I'm a little frustrated by the logistic tab in crafting recipes including things that -- to my mind -- shouldn't be there. That includes circuit network combinators, concrete/landfill, and vehicles.

There are some mods that solve parts of this: Schall Transport Group moves vehicles to a new tab, Dectorio moves landfill and concrete, etc. I use that -- Dectorio for nothing but the crafting tab and the signals, in fact -- which makes me happy. Life is much easier.

I can't find anything which does that for combinators, though. I think this is probably (and annoyingly) moving any recipe that had a product where the item sub-group was "circuit-network" or "circuit-network-2". That involves looking through the recipe (which doesn't seem to be explicit about that) but probably matches my expectations. At least from a quick check in on the prototypes in my game.

I might try and put it together myself, too, but if someone knows of an existing mod, or thinks writing it would be fun and exciting, I wouldn't complain. In some ways, though, I'd kind of like to have one "make the crafting recipe categories make sense" mod to rule them all™, though I usually feel like that isn't all that much of a winner.

Being able to extend it easily to other categories would also be nice. Not essential, but nice.

PS: I recognise that all those categories are logistics related, by some definition. I ... well, I guess I use a different mental model of what "category" various things are.

Re: Request: split out logistic and circuit network recipes into separate crafting tabs

Posted: Sun Jun 14, 2020 1:01 pm
by darkfrei
slippycheeze wrote:
Sun May 31, 2020 4:57 pm
Being able to extend it easily to other categories would also be nice. Not essential, but nice.

PS: I recognise that all those categories are logistics related, by some definition. I ... well, I guess I use a different mental model of what "category" various things are.
Whole mod is just two strings, just place this code to the your mod into data.lua:

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data.raw["item-subgroup"]["circuit-network"].group = "signals"
data.raw["item-subgroup"]["logistic-network"].group = "signals"
Result:

Re: Request: split out logistic and circuit network recipes into separate crafting tabs

Posted: Thu Jun 18, 2020 2:28 am
by slippycheeze
darkfrei wrote:
Sun Jun 14, 2020 1:01 pm
Whole mod is just two strings, just place this code to the your mod into data.lua:
...when you know which two lines...

but thank you!

Re: Request: split out logistic and circuit network recipes into separate crafting tabs

Posted: Thu Jul 30, 2020 4:05 pm
by Schallfalke
Hi,

Reading your post, I have made a new mod Schall Circuit Group, which will fulfill part of the request.
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This works highly similar to Schall Transport Group, so you will find the options familiar.
Apart from the original items within vanilla subgroup "circuit-network", I have also moved in the copper cable, as it is the type of wire needed to connect the power switches.
If just for the vanilla circuit components, I feel there is not enough items for a new group tab. But with my recent mod Schall Circuit Scaling or other circuit mods, I feel there are enough items to fill in the new tab now. :lol:

However, I have not touched the "logistic-network" items. It is not so theme-matching to put them into this tab IMO.