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Chat box issue

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Chat box issue

Post by Uthanatos » Sun Aug 12, 2018 12:43 pm

So, after using the chat box, when I hit enter, it keeps the chat box as the active option rather than going back to game mode. Meaning that if I try to use a shortcut, like e for /me, it just puts an e in the chat box as if I were going to "/say e". Is it intentional that you are stuck in the chat box until you click somewhere else onscreen? I ask mostly because it's quite a nuisance. I very rarely use a mouse in game, so it's a bit of a hassle. Also, being stuck in the chat box like that should you get attacked would be a pain.
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Re: Chat box issue

Post by fancypearl » Sun Aug 12, 2018 1:39 pm

Had same isssue, hard to get used to.. sat here debating with myself over break of immersion .. but figured it's probably good way to go seeming it's chat focused rpg.. even though kinda disturbs flow. Makes chatting and interacting faster once ya get used to it. I use ESC twice to get out of it.
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Re: Chat box issue

Post by Tary » Sun Aug 12, 2018 2:07 pm

I actually purposely implemented it that way. It can be changed to return focus to the client itself. Whatever the playerbase wants
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Re: Chat box issue

Post by SnowAngel » Mon Aug 13, 2018 12:55 pm

I agree, it should auto exit the chat bar once you hit enter. Using the hot keys for talk and emote work fine and double clicking player name to auto whisper but it is extremely difficult to adjust to finding the mouse, getting it and clicking out of the box... you cant run, walk, sprint, art etc until you get out of the chat box.

Please have it auto exit the chat line once you hit enter.
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Re: Chat box issue

Post by Cedar » Wed Aug 15, 2018 1:55 pm

I also kinda prefer having the chat bar exit after you hit enter, primarily for what Uthanatos says, during combat situations.

But all in all I'm really happy with a lot of the changes we got with this patch. Kudos, dev team :)
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Re: Chat box issue

Post by Sidas » Wed Aug 15, 2018 5:18 pm

Dev for this piece is done for the next patch pending approval and testing.
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Re: Chat box issue

Post by Uthanatos » Wed Aug 15, 2018 6:16 pm

Thank you Sidas. Overall, the patch has been great and we appreciate your response to feedback, even if we didn't give it on the PTR for one reason or another.
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