Myth II 1.8.4 Released!

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Re: Myth II 1.8.4 Released!

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Could we get the game to truly run in "true" full-screen mode? because as is now, hot corners of macOS settings interfere when you bring the mouse to the corners of the monitor when playing the game. Would be nice if it could be fixed :>
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Deceiver wrote: Fri Dec 01, 2023 7:10 am Could we get the game to truly run in "true" full-screen mode? because as is now, hot corners of macOS settings interfere when you bring the mouse to the corners of the monitor when playing the game. Would be nice if it could be fixed :>
The problem with "true" full-screen mode is that it disables Cmd-Tab. To make that work, we have to detect it ourselves and have custom code to get out of full screen and then back in, when we become active again. I mean, it's doable since other games do it, but it would be a big change to do.

There might be some third-party utilities that can disable hot-corners when a certain app is running that you could use.
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thanks for the reply. So big change for you guys, not worth it for a future update? id easily switch out command tab for true fullscreen :)
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Deceiver wrote: Fri Dec 08, 2023 4:59 am thanks for the reply. So big change for you guys, not worth it for a future update? id easily switch out command tab for true fullscreen :)
I mean, "worth it" is an interesting question. It's a mac-specific change and I'm the person that's been working on that code historically and currently I don't have much time to work on Myth and am not super motivated by the feature request since I personally don't use hot corners. And we don't have any active development on another update at the moment either. So probably unlikely in the immediate future, so if it's important to you, probably best to just use a third party utility to disable them while Myth is running.
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I one hundred percent understand and respect that. I thought maybe it was a few minutes of work to release a patch or something that could fix that. I'm not a coder myself so I have zero clue :)
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