Overviews come in many variations and are one of the most useful tools for an Incursion pilot. This guide is aimed at helping you understand your overview and teaches you how to build one.
The main section of your overview is by default on the right hand side of the screen.
Your overview has tabs at the top, Each tab at the top of your overivew is setup with a different preset and ship bracket. The overview itself has several columns - each column can be sorted by ascending or descending. On this example (from left to right) the columns are:
In the example overview there are eight tabs:
Ship Brackets in space are the icons that float in space. These are useful for seeing where things are in three dimensional space.
Brackets you should include:
Most of our fleet MOTDs now have an overview linked in them. Click on 'Incursion FC' or 'Incursion Overview' for an example overview.
To start building an overview enter the following text in to a chat box and press enter.
This will open your overview settings window in station so you can start working on it while docked.
Start by naming each tab you would like to have, we recommend having a Sansha Tab, Fleet, Logi, Contest, Beacons, Warp-Out, General.
You can use the following attributes to affect the text, note that html only basic html colors work.
<b> </b> - makes the tab text bold.
<Color=Red> </Color> - Changes the color of the tab text.
<u> </u> - Underlines the tab text.
Now you need to un-dock - Do it in a cheap ship and sit in a safe. Select your first tab your sansha tab.
On the overview settings window, click tab presets and click type. At the bottom click the Deselect All button. Manually add the “Mission NPC” and “Pirate NPC.” Also select all all of the player ships.
On the states tab click the “Show by default” option for all states except for “Pilot is in your fleet” option and it should be set to “Filter Out” - This will cause your Sansha tab to show, Sansha rats + neutral ships.
The fleet tab under types and states should have:
The Logi tab under types and states should have:
Save each tab as something that is meaningful
This is the basis of your overview. If you wish to make your overview more advanced read the ship brackets section.
As stated above the ship brackets are the icons that float in space on certain objects. To set up ship brackets open your overview settings. Deselect all items and add the following:
Save this as a new overview tab.
Right click on each of the tabs and click “Load Preset to Brackets” and then the name of your new tab. Now right click on “Load Preset to Tab” and select each overview tab setting for each specific tab. Repeat this process and customize it as desired you can have as many bracket presets as you wish.
This completes your overview.