Sigh... ALT+TAB, broken mouse

#11haihanePosted 12/6/2011 9:41:24 PM
Matriarch Protector posted...
From: TAoR | #007
Sure it's annoying but it only takes an additional 2 seconds :/
You know that over the course of the average lifetime, we waste approximately 2 years of our lives doing that? Its kind of a big deal.


not sure if serious or simply....

meh.
#12easytoremember8Posted 12/6/2011 9:41:41 PM
Matriarch Protector posted...
From: Joebear | #009
we waste 2 years doing what?
Alt Tabbing from skyrim.


3 years if we include complaining about it
#13bionicman_3090Posted 12/6/2011 9:41:52 PM
Alt+Tab is quite easy. You need to figure out how.

1. Have some program running (like your browser) so that you can alt-tab out to it.

2. Open the console by pressing ~ while in-game

3. Alt+Tab will work flawlessly now.
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#14AnonymousFieldPosted 12/6/2011 9:43:58 PM
bionicman_3090 posted...
Alt+Tab is quite easy. You need to figure out how.

1. Have some program running (like your browser) so that you can alt-tab out to it.

2. Open the console by pressing ~ while in-game

3. Alt+Tab will work flawlessly now.


Hmmm, maybe it's just my machine but even opening the console before Alt+Tabbing out, I still have to hit Alt+Tab plus click on the window of Skyrim to make it work. Windows 7 of course... BLEGH!
#15bionicman_3090Posted 12/6/2011 9:47:44 PM
Yeah, sometimes, on Win XP, I need to click on Skyrim 3-4 times (slowly) to get back into the game but it does work.
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#16Alternative_1Posted 12/6/2011 10:13:47 PM

From: AnonymousField | #005
No, he's right. Alt+Tabbing out is NOT fine because Alt+Tabbing IN is NOT FINE. It is quite annoying to have to click it twice. But that's me.


I thought I made it clear I was talking about two separate actions. Alt+tab out is when you're leaving Skyrim, alt+tab in is when you're entering it. One works properly, one takes a full extra click of the mouse.

Obviously both should work, it wasn't me defending anything.
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#17RicewarriorZPosted 12/6/2011 10:23:16 PM
Matriarch Protector posted...
From: TAoR | #007
Sure it's annoying but it only takes an additional 2 seconds :/
You know that over the course of the average lifetime, we waste approximately 2 years of our lives doing that? Its kind of a big deal.


Wow, you're hardcore then if you planning on playing this game for that long.

More power to you champ! ^_^b
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#18Captain45452(Topic Creator)Posted 12/8/2011 5:13:58 PM
bionicman_3090 posted...
Alt+Tab is quite easy. You need to figure out how.

1. Have some program running (like your browser) so that you can alt-tab out to it.

2. Open the console by pressing ~ while in-game

3. Alt+Tab will work flawlessly now.


I'll have to try that.