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    Exclamation Unit query window issues

    7.22 update:

    Still cannot see Roshan's inventory! This is now very important since his inventory is no longer pre determined on his third death..

    7.20 update:

    Cannot see allied or enemy TP scroll inventory slot at all.

    See screenshot, cannot see Dazzle's TP scroll:

    7.07 update:

    Cannot see Roshan's inventory, this is important to figure out which and how many items he will drop upon death (since there's now Refresher Shard).

    New primary attribute bonuses are not shown, e.g. Status Resistance from Strength on Str heroes:

    Start of post:

    The new unit query window is a new and awesome feature. It only has a few remaining issues that I'll talk about in this thread.

    Here are the current issues: (updated May 26th, 2019)
    1. Cannot see targets benefits from main attribute, e.g. Status Resistance for Strength heroes.
    2. Cannot see teammates quickbuy.
    3. Cannot see Roshan's inventory. This is pretty important to know whether he'll drop Cheese or Refresher shard or Aghanim's etc.
    4. No channeling cast bar.
    5. Unit query window overlaps with icons for the player's & teammates' voice chat indicators.
    6. Portrait is always animated even if the setting for player portrait animation is turned off.
    7. Double clicking the portrait initiates a camera lock, that is not broken when trying to center your hero. You have to use ESC to get rid of the camera lock or wait 8 seconds.
    8. Remove the sliding transition animation when initially clicking on a unit. The sliding animation has been removed from the scoreboard but is still present for the Unit Query window.
    9. Venomancer's Plague Wards do not show any HP:

    10. [B]Selecting a spirit bear looks very weird:

    Inventory should be right-aligned and the HP/Mana bars should stretch the whole distance from left border to right inventory border. This way it's not possible for the Spirit Bear panel to look as shitty as it does currently.
    11. Selecting an infested Naix looks very weird as well:
    12. Tombstone is bugged aswell when selected

    Suggested mockup of added quickbuy items:

    Left side shows current Unit Query panel. It cannot/doesn't display quickbuy information and the stash items have no outline/background of any sorts and no label.

    On the right side there's a quick sketch I made that adds quickbuy content, a background for both stash and quickbuy and labels for both.

    I'm sure you can improve my suggestion even further, it's just there to give you a direction. Important parts are highlighted in my text above.

    Another suggestion: create a new user cvar/setting, which let's you choose the time that the panel is displayed for. Currently it is displayed for 8 seconds or until you close it. Would be nice if users could lower that number (in full seconds from 1 to 8), or even increase it (if that does not raise any concerns for the game balance).
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    Last edited by 2slow4flo; 05-26-2019 at 12:18 PM. Reason: Added 7.22 issues
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