Visible Rail Blocks

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Visible Rail Blocks

Post by Shokubai » Tue May 24, 2016 8:04 pm

I would love to be able to hotkey to show Rail blocks for troubleshooting and planning. Something like
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though maybe not multicolored.

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Re: Visible Rail Blocks

Post by blizgerg » Tue May 24, 2016 9:34 pm

What rail block each rail is part of is available, I wonder if it'd be possible to make a mod that highlights all rails part of the block the cursor is over?

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Re: Visible Rail Blocks

Post by zytukin » Tue May 24, 2016 10:37 pm

If you hit F4, you can define what details are shown for hitting F5 ('basic' tab), F6 ('detailed' tab), and F7 ('full' tab)

Can pick one, uncheck everything, and then only checkmark the box for 'Show_Rail_Segments.
Then the game will display the rail blocks any time you hit one of those F keys.

Admittedly, it isn't to clearly displayed (especially around intersections, since it will show both paths as separate blocks).
The graphic you posted is much nicer.
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Re: Visible Rail Blocks

Post by Shokubai » Tue May 24, 2016 11:36 pm

That's actually pretty cool but I see what you mean. It would be nice if there was a way to hotkey a radius around a player that revealed such a highlight when close to track.

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