Turn off UI (key binding)

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Turn off UI (key binding)

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I would like to turn off UI by some keypress. The use case is when running around to not accidentally stepping into biter nest cause they were hidden behind UI, especially hotbar, which is closest to the player and takes up about half viewing distance.

Also, I have seen this requested for screenshots since 0.11.

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:o Don’t you use the minimap for seeing biter nests?
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ssilk wrote:
Wed Aug 26, 2020 6:16 am
:o Don’t you use the minimap for seeing biter nests?
Not while I'm driving the car. :mrgreen:
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No mercy. :mrgreen:
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Re: Turn off UI (key binding)

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Well not only you cannot turn, but you also slow down.

This is not the way to go, controls should be conserved.

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Wait, I was talking about the regular map, not minimap.

Anyway, I feel it is quite an issue since driving south shouldn't be connected with difficulties that are not present while driving north.

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I think a better way to do this would be to allow one to move the hotbar side to side, like the navball in KSP.
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Brambor wrote:
Mon Aug 31, 2020 6:53 pm
Wait, I was talking about the regular map, not minimap.

Anyway, I feel it is quite an issue since driving south shouldn't be connected with difficulties that are not present while driving north.
I totally agree! In the DEMO I soon realized I am much more effective attacking bugs when I approach from east, south or west. But never from north, as the UI/toolbar/items disturbs my strategical view on the below of the computer screen.

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I'd also like this, but for my use case it's screenshots. I know there's a command that you can use for that, but this takes a screenshot centered on your player, so if you're actually trying to take a screenshot from the map....

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+1

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Re: Turn off UI (key binding)

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There's a mod for that: https://mods.factorio.com/mod/UI_Hotkeys

Turn off every single UI element individually or all at once.

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