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0001772Dwarf FortressDwarf Mode -- Interface, Unit-Job Screenpublic2010-05-05 16:362014-01-17 10:39
Toady One 
x86_64Windows XP x64
0001772: Zooming from unit/job list can select other unit on same tile
When you're on the job screen and hit 'c' to go to a dwarf in order to edit its professions or what have you, the cursor lands on the dwarf's tile and you get the same view as you'd get by hitting 'v' from the map.

However, if there's another unit on the same tile (say, a dog), that may be the first unit in that tile, forcing you to hit 'v' to cycle through units until you get to the dwarf you just selected in the jobs screen.

Minor annoyance, but potentially confusing, and it's easy to edit the wrong dwarf this way.
interface, leftover from 40d, lists, Probable Quick Fix
Issue History
2010-05-05 16:36ImmoralFibreNew Issue
2010-05-05 17:39FootkerchiefNote Added: 0006219
2010-05-05 17:40FootkerchiefSummaryGoing to a unit from the job screen can select other unit on same tile => Zooming from unit/job list can select other unit on same tile
2010-07-13 11:02Rafal99Note Added: 0010153
2010-07-13 11:02Rafal99Tag Attached: interface
2010-07-13 11:03Rafal99Tag Attached: lists
2010-07-13 11:03Rafal99Tag Attached: leftover from 40d
2010-07-13 11:04Rafal99Note Edited: 0010153bug_revision_view_page.php?bugnote_id=0010153#r3939
2010-07-13 11:04Rafal99Issue Monitored: Rafal99
2010-07-13 11:09Rafal99Tag Attached: Probable Quick Fix
2011-03-03 03:57Toady OneStatusnew => resolved
2011-03-03 03:57Toady OneFixed in Version => 0.31.20
2011-03-03 03:57Toady OneResolutionopen => fixed
2011-03-03 03:57Toady OneAssigned To => Toady One
2011-03-05 01:08Rafal99Issue End Monitor: Rafal99
2014-01-17 10:39Kirig StonebeardIssue Monitored: Kirig Stonebeard

2010-05-05 17:39   
This old bug was about the unit list, not the job list, but it's basically the same. I'm editing the summary to generalize it.

# 000619 □ [dwarf mode][interface][unit-job screen] zoom from unit list doesn't always go to correct unit if there's a stack
2010-07-13 11:02   
(edited on: 2010-07-13 11:04)
Just got this bug in 0.31.10. I got so used to it earlier that I had to take a break from DF to actually notice it.
Seems like if there is more than one creature (dwarf or pet) on a tile, zoom from unit list will always go to the same one, no matter which one you selected. It probably goes to the first one on the creature list in specific tile and doesn't iterate further.

Also what Footkerchief posted is entry from the old bug list, not a link to mantis bug, took me a while to figure out.