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GAME PLATFORM: Steam
OPERATING SYSTEM: Windows 10
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I was using the shift alt windows 10 keycombination to swtich from my german and english keyboard layout in order to put down a town center wih my assgned key z with switches with y on a german keyboard. after i swtiched beetwen suddenly the game did not regognize any click input and key presse, the mose movement was still regoniced but clicks nor working nor. obviosuly this cost me the game
FREQUENCY OF ISSUE
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25% of the time / matches I play (SOMETIMES)
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Here’s the steps to reproduce the issue:
swichft with shift alt beetwen multiple keyboard layout, i used german, mandarin and english, while trying to build a town center, maybe try select the build town center before but not putting it down on the floor and then switch
What was SUPPOSED to happen if the bug you encountered were not present?
game should regoniyze clicks and keyboard, just like it keept tracking mouse movement
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hello, i just had the issue today agin. once more because of chiense keyboard.
i was playind and wanted to use my alt z hotkey to select all tcs.
but because i was on german keyboard it didtn use becuase german keyboard switches y and z.
so i click shift alt twice to toggle between keyboard.
and end up with the chiense keyboard
i try my hotkwy, instead a small bar at the top left appears, the one for chinese pinyin auto completing.
so i know it am wrong and i click shift at again to swtich to my last keyboard (i got english german chinese in that order)
now the game doesnt react to anything.
pls fix, 100% not fixed
it might be if you go to chinese, start typing, get the pinying bar and then switch while that bar is still open. now the game didnt register you are not in the pinyin bar anymore and blocked
i tried a bit in skirmish, and i cant even get the pinyin chiense autocomplete bar to show up consistenyl. at first it was there but after some more shift alt switching it dont come up anymore.
i assume there is an udnerlying joint problem
i ran into the issue yesterday after the first time palying in a long time, which made me have to resign (actuallt resign doesnt work either) in a 4v4 after just 1 minute waisting everyones time.
then today this issue affected me even in the lobby browser. was in a chinese lobby, wanted to switch imput, somehow couldnt type chinese even after switching nothing would show up when o typed, then i windows key/ alt tabbed to check which keyboard is on. in that moment the banner showed up askimg if i want to downlado the custom sceanrio and trust its content. i was not able to click the accept button or anything.
so this confirms the issue is not just ingame but even in the lobby.
i suggest it might me triggered my tabbing out of them game when switching keyboards
i am sorry i cant tell you how to reproduce it, but i can assure it, the bug is real, has been real for years, and must have ruined games in the thousands over the past 3 years. pls reopen this internal issue…