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Ship size inconsistency at tactical map
« on: August 21, 2012, 09:29:54 AM »

Not very dramatic, but some ships seem to scale with zoom level and some don't. Here, for example, is a Paragon (scaling) vs. an Aurora (not scaling). At full zoom that leads to the impression that the capital ship is smaller than the cruiser.

Zoomed out:


Zoomed in:


Other ships I found to scale badly: Dominator, Eagle, Falcon, Venture, Onslaught, Astral, Doom.   The Apogee, like the Aurora, seems fine.

Some destroyers are also effected, but it is hard to notice due to their small sice: Enforcer, Gemini, Medusa

Furthermore the Conquest and Atlas  are always displayed to small, but there is no inconsistency and I assume it's just to fit in the square (but then again the Valkyrie doesn't care for it's square...)
« Last Edit: August 21, 2012, 10:56:26 AM by Gothars »
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Re: Ship size inconsistency at tactical map
« Reply #1 on: August 21, 2012, 10:20:04 AM »

I measured the pixels, and the paragon in your second screenshot is actually smaller than the first. O_O

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Re: Ship size inconsistency at tactical map
« Reply #2 on: August 21, 2012, 10:24:55 AM »

I measured the pixels, and the paragon in your second screenshot is actually smaller than the first. O_O


That's the bug. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xECUrlnXCqk


I'm just puzzled that nobody noticed/reported this before (or did they?). I hope it's not just on my system. Still checking destroyers, you can help if you want.

The scaling behavior might be the same as the cappoint text scaling.
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Re: Ship size inconsistency at tactical map
« Reply #3 on: August 21, 2012, 10:26:33 AM »

Your post said that it wasn't scaling (which I took to imply that it was staying the same); but it was, just in the wrong direction

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Re: Ship size inconsistency at tactical map
« Reply #4 on: August 21, 2012, 10:33:41 AM »

You probably just misread that:
Here, for example, is a Paragon (scaling)

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Re: Ship size inconsistency at tactical map
« Reply #5 on: August 21, 2012, 06:43:44 PM »

Thanks for the report - fixed. That was some seriously old code there.
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