Indicate direction of steepness in road building mode

Bug #1096786 reported by Mark Scott on 2013-01-07
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Mark Scott

Bug Description

When building roads, I sometimes find it unclear whether I'm building a road up a hill or down a hill.

I propose flipping the orientation of the steepness indicator to indicate whether it is uphill or downhill from the current location.

The code change is trivial - I've done it locally in order to get a screenshot to indicate the possibility, but have opened this topic to discuss if its something that people want or don't want.

This screenshot shows that it is downhill in all directions.

For directions west of the flag the indicator is flipped compared to directions east of the flag, so if you are building a road on the side of a hill, where the west is higher, then all indicators will be of the > style. If the east was higher, they would be of the < style.

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Mark Scott (mxsscott) wrote :
Changed in widelands:
assignee: nobody → Mark Scott (mxsscott)
status: New → In Progress
Mark Scott (mxsscott) on 2013-01-08
Changed in widelands:
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
milestone: none → build18-rc1
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
SirVer (sirver) wrote :

Released in build-18 rc1.

Changed in widelands:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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