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Tooltip issue in server list when a player name is "empty" #16389

ghost opened this Issue Apr 7, 2019 · 1 comment


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ghost commented Apr 7, 2019

Issue Summary

You can see a list of the players connected to a server when you put your cursor over that server.

When a player name is "empty" (can't find what character it is) the tooltip has an issue :


When this player and his friend started the game the tooltip became


System Information

  • Operating System : Windows 10
  • .Net Version : 4.7.2
  • OpenRA Version : release-20190304
  • Mod : Red Alert

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matjaeck commented Apr 7, 2019

We should consider to do some basic validation on values entered in the settings.yaml that are used for usernames. New players could get a wrong impression if they see someone with a "hacker" username. Not completely sure though, because it doesn't harm anyone and some users have created really nice looking nicknames by using a custom font or other tricks.

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