#405 Pause the console

BZFlag (222)

Its pretty self explanatory. I think it would be a good idea to be able to pause the console from updating. Like if you need to grab an IP address or other important tidbits. You could use the V key to pause and resume the console. The game wouldn't pause, the radar wouldn't pause, just the console where the kills and chat come up. I think mostly observers would use this. When you un-pause, the console would update to refresh the chat and kills and other stuff.



  • Jeff Myers

    Jeff Myers - 2013-01-20

    A valid idea, eval for 2.4.4+

  • Jeff Myers

    Jeff Myers - 2013-01-20
    • priority: 5 --> 7
    • milestone: 371920 --> To_Eval
    • status: open --> open-accepted
  • Kyle Mills

    Kyle Mills - 2013-02-16

    I don't think it needs a key. The way my IRC client works, it scrolls if you're at the very bottom, and is paused if you are scrolled up.

  • alezakos

    alezakos - 2013-06-15

    This patch does exactly what Kyle said. It also adds a menu option, so that the user can toggle whether they want automatic pausing or not.

    V2 also adds a "scrollpanel pause" action, which when bound to a key does what the OP said (toggles whether the console should be paused or not).

    Last edit: alezakos 2013-06-16
  • alezakos

    alezakos - 2013-06-17
    • status: open-accepted --> closed-fixed
    • assigned_to: alezakos
  • alezakos

    alezakos - 2013-06-17

    Fixed as of r22811


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