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Offline Erniii

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Rails signals placed on tracks automatically
« on: December 22, 2009, 01:52:22 PM »
Hello

I have a few ideas that could be useful for managing supply lines and construction of large networks

-While building very long rail lines it is very annoying to manually place signals once every few tiles for the trains to move smoothly on a conjested line. Would it be possible to "click and drag" the signals? Just as placing overhead electricity lines I could choose the starting and ending point and the signals would be placed automatically every 2,3 or 4 tiles (distance between signals could be set m,anually in the simuconf.tab)

-I have many hubs in my network next to few different factories which have to be supplied and the finished goods shipped to stores. I can check how many units arrived and how many departed in the station chart. Would it be possible to have a graph that would show how many of each good has been delivered/sent? This would allow to add additional lines to meet the demant and thus to make the factories work constantly.

The above idea would be nice on a global scale. It would be good to know what the total traveled number consists of (how many passangers, mail, certain goods)

Anny comments or ideas?

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Re: Rails signals placed on tracks automatically
« Reply #1 on: December 22, 2009, 02:33:22 PM »
Ernii,

the first feature that you requested is already present in Simutrans-Experimental.

Offline Erniii

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Re: Rails signals placed on tracks automatically
« Reply #2 on: December 22, 2009, 04:26:43 PM »
Ernii,

the first feature that you requested is already present in Simutrans-Experimental.

So I guess it will be added to a future release?? ;)

I love ST but it eats enough of my time now and I am afraid that simutrans experimental will be too much for me to handle (I'm not IT literate :( )

What about the second request? Would it be hard to develop?