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[[Image:Observer_selection.png|right|thumb|300px|Selecting the observer mode]]
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==Overview==
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The observer mode can be used to watch other players or team flags. It can also be used to freely roam around the map.
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==Controls==
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The default controls for observer mode are as follows:
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{|{{Prettytable}}
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|Control Binding
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|Action
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|-
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|L
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|Display a label just under each tank listing their name.
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|-
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|Arrow Keys
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|Navigates the camera around with tank-driving style controls.
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|-
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|Ctrl+Arrow Keys
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|Pans and tilts the camera without moving the position.
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|-
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|Shift+Arrow Keys
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|Moves the camera position up and down vertically, and left and right horizontally.
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|-
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|Alt+Arrow Keys
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|Strafe side to side.
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|-
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|F6/F7
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|Previous/Next target in the current display mode.  Does not have any effect in the roaming mode.
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|-
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|F8
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|Cycles through various observer modes: roaming, driving with a tank, following a tank, tracking a tank, and tracking a team flag.
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|-
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|F9/F10
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|Sets narrow/wide viewing angle, allows you to see more or less of the field
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|-
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|F11
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|Resets viewing angle to default
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|-
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|A
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|Toggles momentum on the camera movement.
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|}
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==/roampos Command==
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This is an extra command for use in roaming mode that enables you to define the camera position and rotation.<br>
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/roampos ["reset" | degrees | {x y z [theta [phi [ zoom ]]] } | "send"]
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==/forceradar Command==
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The /forceradar command was added in v2.0.16. It allows observers to see
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the radar on "no-radar" worlds.
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==Mouse Controls==
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Mouse observer controls were added in v2.0.16. By using various combinations of
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the left/middle/right mouse buttons, you can change the location and orientation
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of your viewpoint. You can also change the observer mode and target using the
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mouse wheel.
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Latest revision as of 20:32, 15 February 2017