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Johnlondon

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I noticed in a playthrough that EnterElysium did the display was always in the top left. How do I enable that? (Or is it a Mod?)

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Currently the display is only visible in menus like the building mode, to give space for displaying group information.
The total amount of a resource is displayed in the ticker on the right hand side if you collect more of it.

I don't know if the changes might be reverted at some point of if there will be something like a setting. That's a decision the dev has to make. I can' t tell right now if the screenshots of the new update already suggest some changes.
For now you will have to look at it in the building menu.

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Please allow us to toggle that display.  I personally prefer to have it visible at all times, rather than needing to open the build mode or some other menu to see it.  Also, the gathering display in the bottom right that updates when you gain materials or credits is now confusing; a straight "12540" if you get a credit reward, for example, is much easier to read and understand than "1295739(+12540)" as it displays now.  This is a change that actually decreases the clarity and simplicity of the UI.

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sorry, but i have to disagree, taking away the total in the ressource update numbers would make a need to open up a menu every time to check how my balance had change, and that would decrease the clarity alot!

I really like how its handled as it is now, nice and simply shown where it need to be shown, and i'd bet noone would complain if ppl where used to the new system from the beginning.

And another sorry, but i cant support a toggle option before knowing how the freed up space in the HUD is used in the upcomming Updates (and i generally think personal adjustments like this should belong to the modding community)
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Please allow us to toggle that display.  I personally prefer to have it visible at all times, rather than needing to open the build mode or some other menu to see it.  Also, the gathering display in the bottom right that updates when you gain materials or credits is now confusing; a straight "12540" if you get a credit reward, for example, is much easier to read and understand than "1295739(+12540)" as it displays now.  This is a change that actually decreases the clarity and simplicity of the UI.

+1.

I like that display all the time as well. Not having to stop and waste time to check my pockets was nice.

I gave the whole hit any menu to see what I have a decent chance. I still don't like it.

A toggle would be very nice to have. Especially if other supposed "useful" information is going to go in that spot.
-If I want my resource info, I can has it.
-If I want Faction info, I can has it.
-If I want MP info, I can has it.
-If I want space, the final frontier; well I can has that too.

Everyone in this thread could be happy. All with a single hotkey. (now how much would you pay..!)

Agreed that the way info is displayed could use some touch up. A simple +12345 for a reward is sufficient. A simple +123 materials is sufficient. It was nice when I had the totals up top, I didn't have to decipher anything.

As an aside, can we get all the messages to display in one place as well..? PITA that we have to look at three different places on the screen and many of the messages overlap on the right side making them gibberish.

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Please allow us to toggle that display.  I personally prefer to have it visible at all times, rather than needing to open the build mode or some other menu to see it.  Also, the gathering display in the bottom right that updates when you gain materials or credits is now confusing; a straight "12540" if you get a credit reward, for example, is much easier to read and understand than "1295739(+12540)" as it displays now.  This is a change that actually decreases the clarity and simplicity of the UI.

I disagree.  The added update info in the bottom right is a great addition.  A simple few characters not only shows you your total, but also shows you how much extra of an item you just received.  It's smart.  1 update, 2 pieces of info.  I don't see how that is any way confusing, especially when they were nice enough to include a plus or minus sign.

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The added update info in the bottom right is a great addition.  A simple few characters not only shows you your total, but also shows you how much extra of an item you just received.  It's smart.  1 update, 2 pieces of info.  I don't see how that is any way confusing, especially when they were nice enough to include a plus or minus sign.

Unfortunately, the numbers obscure the tool tips of the turret loot, so you can't tell what you found. It would be fantastic if players were allowed to choose where they want this info displayed. A fully customizable and movable ui would be best, but a toggle will do.