Quicker building of ghosts/blueprints

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Quicker building of ghosts/blueprints

Post by PEBKAC » Sat Oct 06, 2018 11:11 am

TL;DR
Holding down the Q key while clicking on a ghost should auto-select and build that item.

What ?
After dropping down a blueprint, holding Q while dragging the mouse over the ghosts should auto-build that ghost instead of only selecting it.

Why ?
Plonking down a blueprint is incredibly powerful, but without robots you need to manually build everything in the plan. Now, you can select any component with Q and start building those, but in fiddly corners this can get tedious (Q, build, Q to deselect, Q to select the next one, build ...) and/or by doing one thing first you can accidentily build over another part of the blueprint (ie place a power pole on a ghost assembler, and - wait, what was that supposed to build again?).

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Re: Quicker building of ghosts/blueprints

Post by steinio » Sat Oct 06, 2018 12:42 pm

Sounds reasonable but i vote for shift + q to keep the current behaviour in parallel.
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Re: Quicker building of ghosts/blueprints

Post by PEBKAC » Sat Oct 06, 2018 2:06 pm

Of course the Q is up for debate, but Shift+Q+[WSAD]+aiming the mouse might be a bit much...

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