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The Purple Panzer
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I'm working on a new map for the first time in a while. When I jump into observer mode, this newer version of BZ (2.4.18 right now) no longer shows my tank coordinates in the upper-right-hand corner - a very very useful thing when iteratively working on a map. I vaguely recall that this was a setting in a config file somewhere, but I can't find it (looked so far in the BZFlag 2.4.18 directory - I'm on a Windows machine, maybe it's in some default user directory, will check). If anyone knows, I'd love an answer, it'd help a lot.
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I found it; the config.cfg file, in a c:\users\... obscure directory. The wiki page at https://wiki.bzflag.org/Config_File was a fine help; took me a while to figure out which setting to change, just hard on eyeballs (this not a complaint; I just have older eyeballs).

I *would* be interested if anyone has any recommended other setting changes, that improve aspects of the UI. There are a *lot* of settings there, and things like "#set userMirror 1" (a commented out setting) is the sort of thing that's completely mysterious.
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If you update to 2.4.20, you'll have an option in the GUI Settings menu to show coordinates. And there really isn't many/any options in the config that aren't in the menus now. The options in the config are commented out when they are set to the default value.
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