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Commander
Join Date: Sep 2012
Posts: 394
While I do think the introduction of a Change Character option is tremendous, I have to say that it is a shame it is bugged. In particular, it appears to be bugged with regards to Fleet chat.

If I switch from one character to another, Fleet chat disappears from my list of selectable channels. Strangely though, I can still see Fleet chat. This even applies if I change from a Fed to a KDF character - I can still read my Fed Fleet chat, but not KDF Fleet chat, and I still can't select Fleet chat.

If I log out the old way (as in to the login screen where I have to change the old username for my PWE username) everything works fine.

Is this a known bug? If so, any ideas when it is likely to be resolved? Change Character is a brilliant option to have, but not if it doesn't work properly.
Lieutenant
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 77
# 2
12-04-2012, 11:25 AM
I have confirmed this behavior on my account.

This bug appears to have first been reported here on 11-13-2012, within hours of the Character Select option going live on Holodeck [Ref Release Notes under UI section].

Additional reports can be found here, here, here, and here.

So... you are not alone, and unfortunately, this bug has yet to make an appearance in any Tribble Release Notes.
Commander
Join Date: Sep 2012
Posts: 394
# 3
12-05-2012, 03:50 AM
I don't find it any big deal. If I want to change characters, I just do it the old fashioned way. I just think it is a shame that his long-requested feature finally makes it into the game, and it's bugged.
Career Officer
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 2,809
# 4
12-05-2012, 04:21 AM
I am also having this problem. Fortunately, my Fed and KDF fleets use a common chat channel rather than their fleet chats 99% of the time. You can still use the /fleet command to post in the channel, however.
Career Officer
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 36
# 5
12-17-2012, 06:45 PM
Same problem here. I also get some character bleedthrough, like fleet chats merging, say, if I am on my KDF toon and change character to a Fed toon, I can see the KDF fleet mates typing in their fleet chat still. Also happened with my team chat, when I didn't de-team before changing characters.

Not a game breaker, but annoying. And I confirm, logging out then in fixes the issue.
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