Consistency between Production and Electric Network Info screens

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Consistency between Production and Electric Network Info screens

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TL;DR
Make the Production and Electric Network Info screens consistent with respect to Production on the left, Consumption on the right.
What ?
On the Electric Network Info screen, move the Production panel to appear on the left and the Consumption panel to appear on the right.
This follows the same left to right production to consumption paradigm used in the Production screen.
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Why ?
Consistency promotes ease of understanding.

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Re: Consistency between Production and Electric Network Info screens

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Can’t believe I never noticed that. :shock: Thanks for ruining it for me. :lol:
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Re: Consistency between Production and Electric Network Info screens

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disagree - it's perfect as it is now.

produced electricity is consumed. it makes sense to be on the right side where consumption falls.

and it's been this way for years.
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Re: Consistency between Production and Electric Network Info screens

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Sense/Usefulness over Consistency
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Re: Consistency between Production and Electric Network Info screens

Post by Traincopalypse »

Not really exaclty on topic here, but wouldn't it also be quite helpful to have the electric network screen as a tab in the production info? Every other production statistic can be easily accessed there, while for the electric network you need to find a power pole to click on.

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Re: Consistency between Production and Electric Network Info screens

Post by DaleStan »

I also think the current way is correct: The information I'm most interested in is on the left side in both windows.

And continuing the off-topic: It wouldn't be the same information, though. If you click on a power pole, you get the statistics for that particular electric network, while the production window would have to show the information for your entire base.

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