the crosshair should disappear when pressing TAB

Wolf Gamer shared this feedback 9 months ago
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When pressing TAB to get rid of the hud the crosshair should go away too. I can't even count the times that I have to go thru the menus just to toggle it off for a screenshot and then go back thru them just to turn it on again.

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Totally agree. When I'm landing a ship on Mars (in multiplayer), I don't have time to jump into the menu and turn off crosshairs, but I really want that shot, so I hit tab and F12 it real fast, and just deal with the crosshairs in the shot.

So I either have to play without crosshairs ALL the time (which makes activating buttons a pain), or I have to photoshop my screenshots to remove the crosshairs :-/

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+1 Bump- this is such an obvious, small yet fantastic change to make that I can't understand why it wasn't implemented year ago. Pull your finger out please, Keen...

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Back in my day SE use to do this and taking screenshots was quick and easy. Now I have open the menu and tick it on and off everytime I want to make a screenshot instead pushing tab.

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And, if we want to leave the current way as an option, we can have a simple drop-down in the settings, looking like this:

Crosshair:  [ Show with HUD ]
            [ Always show ]
            [ Always hide ]

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I literally (no joke) have a little sticker on my monitor where the crosshair should be so that I can play space engineers with crosshairs turned off and still make lining up on panels easy.

Yes, I do get annoyed by the sticker when I do anything else other than space engineers, but really, is there anything else?

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A dry wipe marker maybe :D

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A simple toggle crosshair option would also be amazing.

Sometimes I want to play with just the cross hair and no other interface, other times I just want to play with only the interface and no crosshair.

Having an additional option to have the crosshair 'auto show' when 'looking at' a panel would also be nice.


For instance I'm running around without a crosshair up and using tab to hide the rest of the interface to give myself a nice immersive experience, however, under the proposed option I have selected that I want the crosshair to automatically appear with a nice fade in effect when the middle of my screen is close to a 'terminal', 'button panel' or 'connector/conveyor port' (basically all your inter-actables, such as it would be when I'm looking at and trying to interact with panels.

In addition it would also have this automatic effect when I select an aim driven weapon to shoot or a 'player tool/weapon' but otherwise it would hide it.

These simple changes would make the HUD much less intrusive and make the game much more immersive in my opinion.

Also, the cross-hair is too large, I manually edit mine in the game files and reduced its size by 50%, its much nicer to play with.

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Enjoy :D

Toggle Cross Hair with Key Binding + extras.

https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=1696120479

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Do mods like this work on vanilla servers?

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No, because they are mods- you need to be able to control the server settings and what is loaded into them in order to add mods, as a player you don't have that ability, only the server admin does.


Only scripts can be used on vanilla servers since they are just text pasted into a Programming Block essentially.

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