[0.17] Reorganize Research Queue

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[0.17.1] Please improve the new Research Queue

Post by iLubFactorio » Wed Feb 27, 2019 8:24 am

Hi Factorio Devs

can you please make the new research queue draggable, so players can reorder it? Sometimes things come up (especially with mods like Bob's or Angel's) where you want to reorder or priorize some research, but not lose the whole queue for that.

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Re: [0.17.1] Please improve the new Research Queue

Post by bobingabout » Wed Feb 27, 2019 8:59 am

I must admit, this is a feature that I'd find useful

One of the things I kept doing during my testing was...
cancel current research
add toolbelt research 4
add even more toolbelt research
add current research back on the end.

if I could just queue up all the new stuff, like toolbelt in this case, then drag the existing one to the end instead of having to cancel and re-add it, that would be brilliant.
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[0.17] Reorganize Research Queue

Post by Tarradax » Wed Feb 27, 2019 11:31 am

Fairly straightforward suggestion/feature request here: With the research queue enabled from the start of the game, I'd like to have an option to reorganize things I have queued up. Either by drag-drop or by having arrows to the side of each research queued to move it left/right.

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[0.17.x] Change Research queue order

Post by JaJe » Wed Feb 27, 2019 7:06 pm

Hello!
As pic below I think we need a drag&drop option to change the order of queue research list in case I change my mind instead of delete the list and redo from begin.

Thank you.

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Re: [0.17.x] Change Research queue order

Post by durzolr » Thu Feb 28, 2019 12:21 pm

I was coming on here to post this exact thing. I have a queue set up, but either I forgot something in my O.o.O. or a new pressing matter (like aliens) have changed my priorities. being able to queue up the new thing you need and drop it in its proper place in line (probably the front) would be wondervoll.

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Re: [0.17] Reorganize Research Queue

Post by ikarikeiji » Thu Feb 28, 2019 1:43 pm

+1 for drag and drop, I tried to do this already.

Not so keen on having arrow buttons on every item, that would look cluttered imo.

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Re: [0.17] Reorganize Research Queue

Post by CDarklock » Thu Feb 28, 2019 1:45 pm

So much this.

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Re: [0.17] Reorganize Research Queue

Post by Yenz » Thu Feb 28, 2019 7:08 pm

I also wanted to suggest this :)
Of course you should not be able to arrange the queue in a way that should not work (e.g. moving a prerequisite after a following tech).

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Re: [0.17.x] Change Research queue order

Post by Yenz » Thu Feb 28, 2019 7:09 pm

duplicate of 65453

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Re: [0.17] Reorganize Research Queue

Post by Koub » Thu Feb 28, 2019 10:00 pm

[Koub] Merged both similar suggestions.
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Re: [0.17] Reorganize Research Queue

Post by RexTheCapt » Fri Mar 01, 2019 3:55 pm

The queue needs to be able to be rearranged!

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Re: [0.17] Reorganize Research Queue

Post by Koub » Sun Mar 03, 2019 10:40 am

[Koub] Merged into older topic with same suggestion.
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Re: [0.17] Reorganize Research Queue

Post by nemostein » Tue Mar 05, 2019 3:00 am

Agreed... This is in my wish list for the new tech tree window.
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Re: [0.17] Reorganize Research Queue

Post by SeigneurAo » Wed Mar 06, 2019 10:54 am

Drag & drop in research queue, exactly what I came here to post, so it's a big +1 !

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Re: [0.17] Reorganize Research Queue

Post by Optera » Wed Mar 06, 2019 12:13 pm

The new research gui really feels like the queue should be longer, at least 10 researches, and allow reordering by dragging.

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Re: [0.17] Reorganize Research Queue

Post by ikarikeiji » Wed Mar 06, 2019 12:58 pm

There's really no reason it shouldn't allow as many researches queued up as you want, if it had a horizontal scrollbar.

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Re: [0.17] Reorganize Research Queue

Post by IronCartographer » Fri Mar 08, 2019 2:02 pm

+1

That is all.

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Re: [0.17] Reorganize Research Queue

Post by Zool » Fri Mar 08, 2019 2:09 pm

+1337

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Re: [0.17] Reorganize Research Queue

Post by glee8e » Sat Mar 23, 2019 1:20 pm

+1
I see you guys already implemented drag and drop in rail guis, so I guess you have already got the fundations up running? Time to apply that to research queue too!

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Research queue: allow re-order

Post by planetmaker » Sun Aug 11, 2019 6:43 am

When the research queue is enabled, it happens - especially in multiplayer - that the queued techs are re-prioritized, thus re-ordered.

It would be a nice GUI improvement if I could re-order the already queued techs by simple drag & drop in the research window
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