suggestion: button for override groups replacements

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suggestion: button for override groups replacements

Post by McZapkie » 29 Mar 2019 16:45

Custom replacement for groups is convenient, but often lead to some problems: if group-defined 'when old' replacement is no more valid (vehicle expires), it is not possible to replace such obsolete vehicles from parent group (for example 'all vehicles') without searching them inside groups.
What is worse, if there is such replacement defined for parent group, it hide invalid (obsolete) replacement in subgroup, but such invalid replacement is still blocking new, displayed replacement - it is very confusing.

My proposal is:
either add new option 'replace all vehicles now including subgroups'
or just change 'replace all vehicles now' to real replacement all - with overriding replacement orders in subgroups.
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