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patch #3480: Tech helptext popup when tech researched

Submitted by:  Marko Lindqvist <cazfi>
Submitted on:  Fri 03 Aug 2012 05:12:37 PM UTC  
 
Category: clientPriority: 5 - Normal
Status: DonePrivacy: Public
Assigned to: Marko Lindqvist <cazfi>Open/Closed: Closed
Planned Release: 2.5.0

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Tue 22 Jan 2013 09:16:39 AM UTC, SVN revision 22179:

Made gtk2- and gtk3-clints to popup tech help when it's gained.
This is controlled by the ruleset. Alien ruleset is the
only one of the supplied ones with which this happens.

See gna patch #3480

(Browse SVN revision 22179)

Marko Lindqvist <cazfi>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Sun 20 Jan 2013 08:43:11 AM UTC, comment #2:

Attached patch makes gtk2- and gtk3-clints to popup tech help when it's gained. This is controlled by the ruleset so that alien ruleset is the only one of the supplied ones with which this happens.

Future tickets should add client-side option to override ruleset suggestion (three-state: on/off/ruleset)

(file #16979)

Marko Lindqvist <cazfi>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Fri 18 Jan 2013 04:02:25 PM UTC, comment #1:

> Should we provide this feature in client code (with option to disable those popups) for all rulesets?

Yes :)

J. M. Gorbach <gorb>
Fri 03 Aug 2012 05:12:37 PM UTC, original submission:

Story of Alien World is/will be told in tech helptexts - what new things you have discovered, why it required those prior discoveries it did, how it enables the things it does. Without following these helptexts everything may seem completely arbitrary, and ruleset makes no sense at all.

It really should popup those helptexts when new technologies are gained so player can follow the story. How should we implement this?

In the now-broken computer I had almost finished patch that did this via scripting in ruleset (script.lua). That required that helptext translations were made available to scripts, and scripting itself.
Now I wonder if such a ruleset specific way is correct one. Should we provide this feature in client code (with option to disable those popups) for all rulesets?

Marko Lindqvist <cazfi>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.

 

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file #16979:  PopupTechHelp.patch added by cazfi (4kB - text/x-diff)

 

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    Date Changed By Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced By
    Tue 22 Jan 2013 09:16:55 AM UTCcazfiStatusReady For Test=>Done
      Assigned toNone=>cazfi
      Open/ClosedOpen=>Closed
    Sun 20 Jan 2013 08:43:11 AM UTCcazfiAttached File-=>Added PopupTechHelp.patch, #16979
      CategoryNone=>client
      StatusNone=>Ready For Test
      Planned Release=>2.5.0
    Fri 18 Jan 2013 11:38:45 AM UTCcazfiDependencies-=>Depends on patch #3598
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