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bug #20681: "Select" menu disabled when no units selected, but "Unit selection dialog" could be used

Submitted by:  Jacob Nevins <jtn>
Submitted on:  Fri 29 Mar 2013 12:55:50 PM UTC  
Category: client-gtk-2.0Severity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalStatus: None
Assigned to: NoneOpen/Closed: Open
Release: S2_4 r22619Operating System: Any
Planned Release: 2.6.0, 3.0.0Contains string changes: None

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Fri 07 Aug 2015 06:17:55 PM UTC, comment #2:

If we are going to rework that, mature S2_5 is not a place for it.

Marko Lindqvist <cazfi>
Project Administrator
Sun 25 Jan 2015 07:59:12 AM UTC, comment #1:

This seems not to be as simple thing as I first thought -> dropping S2_4 target as change is too risky for that branch. The unit selection dialog actually crashes if opened without selected units. While the crash is easy to fix, the unit selection dialog in general builds things up relative to the currently selected unit (or head unit, if multiple selected) -> (Same) "Tile" is the tile unit stands on, "Continent" likewise, "Land" / "Sea" only apper depending on where the current unit is.

Marko Lindqvist <cazfi>
Project Administrator
Fri 29 Mar 2013 12:55:50 PM UTC, original submission:

As subject. It used to make sense to grey out the whole Select menu, but now "Unit selection dialog" could usefully be chosen.

Not sure whether the right answer is to ungrey "Select", or move "Unit selection dialog" to another menu.

Jacob Nevins <jtn>
Project Administrator


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    Fri 07 Aug 2015 06:17:54 PM UTCcazfiPlanned Release2.5.1, 2.6.0, 3.0.0=>2.6.0, 3.0.0
    Mon 03 Aug 2015 11:59:27 PM UTCcazfiStatusIn Progress=>None
    Tue 27 Jan 2015 05:45:34 AM UTCcazfiPlanned Release2.5.0, 2.6.0, 3.0.0=>2.5.1, 2.6.0, 3.0.0
    Sun 25 Jan 2015 08:10:18 AM UTCcazfiDependencies-=>Depends on patch #5752
    Sun 25 Jan 2015 07:59:12 AM UTCcazfiStatusNone=>In Progress
      Planned Release2.4.5, 2.5.0, 2.6.0, 3.0.0=>2.5.0, 2.6.0, 3.0.0
    Sun 04 Jan 2015 08:01:31 AM UTCcazfiPlanned Release2.4.0=>2.4.5, 2.5.0, 2.6.0, 3.0.0
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