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|ID||Category||Severity||Reproducibility||Date Submitted||Last Update|
|0007833||[DCSS] Bug Report||minor||always||2013-12-09 06:31||2018-04-23 04:08|
|Status||resolved||Product Branch||0.13 ancient branch|
|Summary||0007833: restart_after_game is not on by default|
Hit Escape during character creation (species selection screen, background screen, what's-your-name screen) and the app exits immediately without warning or explanation.
One would expect ESC to return to the previous page or cancel one's latest selection, some behavior consistent with the usage of ESC during the game, or at least ask for confirmation before exiting.
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You can set the option restart_after_game = true in your RC file to change this behaviour (also 0007834). Then pressing Esc during character creation (or exiting the game in general) returns you to the main menu.
Probably it makes sense to make this option the default for non-online games, as it's closer to what people expect for games with main menus. The option had several serious bugs for a long time, but these days it's much better.
|In 0.20a offline tiles I still have this problem, "use Escape to go back" is clearly misleading in character creation.|
edited on: 2017-01-22 01:05
Hm, at least in 0.20 trunk, and probably earlier, restart_after_game doesn't actually work if you hit Esc at the character name screen, because the relevant code calls end(0)
Edit: This specific problem is now fixed in 0.20-a0-510-g3b403f5.
|Just noticed this mantis issue; I cleaned up a bunch of this stuff in several commits over the course of 0.20-0.22 and eliminated all the remaining spurious uses of end/die I could as of 34c0b7be20fd2. restart_after_game is on by default since 34efee411a0d and together with the later change makes esc in menus generally a lot more sane.|
|2013-12-09 06:31||putridmelon||New Issue|
|2013-12-11 07:36||neil||Note Added: 0024680|
|2013-12-11 07:37||neil||Note Added: 0024681|
|2013-12-11 07:37||neil||Summary||App exits immediately on ESC during character creation => restart_after_game is not on by default|
|2013-12-11 07:38||neil||Relationship added||has duplicate 0007834|
|2017-01-21 23:48||Fixer||Note Added: 0031433|
|2017-01-21 23:51||neil||Note Added: 0031434|
|2017-01-21 23:58||neil||Note Edited: 0031434|
|2017-01-22 01:05||neil||Note Edited: 0031434|
|2017-01-22 13:37||Fixer||Issue Monitored: Fixer|
|2018-04-23 04:08||advil||Note Added: 0032186|
|2018-04-23 04:08||advil||Status||new => resolved|
|2018-04-23 04:08||advil||Fixed in Branch||=> 0.22 development branch|
|2018-04-23 04:08||advil||Resolution||open => done|
|2018-04-23 04:08||advil||Assigned To||=> advil|
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