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Offline Spike

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Finance window
« on: January 31, 2012, 10:55:04 AM »
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Offline Ters

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Re: Finance window
« Reply #1 on: January 31, 2012, 04:51:09 PM »
Weren't the colors changed recently to make them easier to tell apart?

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Re: Finance window
« Reply #2 on: January 31, 2012, 08:44:19 PM »
The colors were deliberately choosen in the following way:

positive monthly greenish
negative monthly reddish
special cost/sum: other

Together with the constraints that one need to be able to tell them apart in the chart and good contrast on grey, one a few color combinations survived the test on several monitors. They might not be artistically most pleasent, but help to guide player. The most intenst color is the one which is most important and so on.

The margin is in percent, the other is money, thus it is deliberately not alinged.

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Re: Finance window
« Reply #3 on: February 01, 2012, 02:17:13 PM »
And I found something very strange in money counting:

Cash flow = Operational profit - (Powerlines + New vehicles + Construction costs)
as it showed by attached picture.

May it be that it is only my misunderstanding of accounting - together with not exact translation - but really it is odd. I waited that Cash flow should be counted in this way
Cash flow = Operational profit + Powerlines - (New vehicles + Construction costs)

Else powerlines don't make money and they are black hole.

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Re: Finance window
« Reply #4 on: February 01, 2012, 08:53:15 PM »
That looks indeed wrong; but the statsitics does not matter, the account just biiks correctly + and - ...