Don`t like the Automatic mode

Discussion in 'Besiege: Suggestions Ideas' started by STantian, Mar 10, 2015.

  1. STantian

    STantian New Member

    I hope the “automatic mode” of wheel and gear can be set like a switch rather keep spinning

    With current setting which is it will keep spinning to the clockwise direction once start, we can't really take any advantage of this new feature.
    I hope you guys can change it to toggle mode just like piston, For example when I hit up, it will keep spinning in clockwise direction until I hit up again or until I hit down (default keys).
    That will be far more useful that this automatic mood.

    The reasons are:

    First: if I want a block to spin at one direction once I start, I can use spin block and the saw. the function is repeated.

    Second: set it to toggle, like a switch can let us keep a machine running with out keep pressing a key as well as we can turn it off with one push of a bottom.

    Third: set it to switch can also let us build something that have different speed with out endure the pain of hold a lot of bottom at the same time.

    Thank you very much for read my suggestion.
    Hope you have a good evening.
  2. ITR

    ITR l̺̤͈̘̰̺͉̳͉̖̝̱̻̠̦͈ͅ֍̫̜̥̭͖̱̟̟͉͙̜̰ͅl̺̤͈̘̰̺͉̳͉̖̝̱̻̠̦͈ͅ Staff Member

    Check out the ToggleMore mod! (still 0.04, wait for it to be updated)
    It should do exactly what you want except the third thing.
  3. Nikolai

    Nikolai Member

    OP is right, it should be toggled.

    Also some machines when I load them in this patch they autostart when they werent set to automatic (they couldnt in last patch). Pretty annoying.
  4. STantian

    STantian New Member

    Nope , it's not gana work.
    They changed it.
    when you set toggle TRUE to an wheel, that is automatic.
    In another word, there are two Boolean value for each block: Fliped and toggled. They didn't separate Automatic from toggle, they using the same value.
    So save it.. man ... we need to wait they take this advice update, or just use QuickMacro
  5. ITR

    ITR l̺̤͈̘̰̺͉̳͉̖̝̱̻̠̦͈ͅ֍̫̜̥̭͖̱̟̟͉͙̜̰ͅl̺̤͈̘̰̺͉̳͉̖̝̱̻̠̦͈ͅ Staff Member

    Well, the toggle-mod also uses the same boolean, so I guess it's even less work than I thought :p
  6. ITR

    ITR l̺̤͈̘̰̺͉̳͉̖̝̱̻̠̦͈ͅ֍̫̜̥̭͖̱̟̟͉͙̜̰ͅl̺̤͈̘̰̺͉̳͉̖̝̱̻̠̦͈ͅ Staff Member

    Okay, the mod is updated. As far as I have tested, it should work.
  7. STantian

    STantian New Member

    But that won't solve the problem...
    can't turn the spinning on and off
  8. ITR

    ITR l̺̤͈̘̰̺͉̳͉̖̝̱̻̠̦͈ͅ֍̫̜̥̭͖̱̟̟͉͙̜̰ͅl̺̤͈̘̰̺͉̳͉̖̝̱̻̠̦͈ͅ Staff Member

    You can't? Which block did you try it on? Maybe I uploaded the wrong file or something :/
  9. STantian

    STantian New Member

    I mean , yes it can be set to "toggle" But the game won't recognize it as a toggle instead of "Automatic" since they are the same boolean.
  10. STantian

    STantian New Member

    Sorry, I 'm going to try the mod first
  11. OldVamp

    OldVamp New Member

    Yeah I would prefer a toggle on/off in vanilla


    press forward once, stays going forward
    press forward again to stop

    press backwards once, stays going backwards
    press backwards again to stop

    press the opposite direction while running to change direction
  12. STantian

    STantian New Member

  13. ITR

    ITR l̺̤͈̘̰̺͉̳͉̖̝̱̻̠̦͈ͅ֍̫̜̥̭͖̱̟̟͉͙̜̰ͅl̺̤͈̘̰̺͉̳͉̖̝̱̻̠̦͈ͅ Staff Member

    Hmm, the toggle mode (in my mod) currently is set to opposite direction makes it stop, then again to start, but I guess I could change that.
    I'm a bit busy this week though, so it might take some time
  14. STantian

    STantian New Member

    Don't mean to rush you, but I really want the precision building right now...:p

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