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GUI HINTS AND TIPS

By Updated on Oct 08, 2010   13107 views   0 comments
The following GUI hints and tips for FM 2011 are taken from the preview build of FM 2011 and may be slightly different from the final ones on the official release. Once the FM 2011 demo gets out, we will review them and change if needed.

Beginner Level

Selecting the national flag icon on any screen will take you to the senior national team screen.

When a player is listed in red, it indicates he is currently on your shortlist.

When a player is listed in light blue, it indicates he is currently on loan at a club.

When a player is listed in dark yellow, it indicates he is currently co-owned by another club.

When viewing a team screen, players listed in a faded blue are currently out on loan at another club.

When viewing the preferences screen, you can set up your game to save automatically after a specified amount of time by using the 'Auto Save' option.

When viewing a team screen or person list, a 'Wnt' icon indicates that a club is interested in the player.

When viewing a team screen or person list, a 'Bid' icon indicates that a club has made a transfer offer for the player.

When viewing a team screen or person list, a 'Trn' icon indicates that the player has a future transfer agreed with another club.
When viewing a team screen or person list, a 'Req' icon indicates that the player has been placed on the transfer list at his own request.

When viewing a team screen or person list, an 'Unh' icon indicates that the player is currently unhappy.

When viewing a team screen or person list, a 'Fut' icon indicates that the player is unsure about his future.

When viewing a team screen or person list, a 'Ctr' icon indicates that the player is currently out of contract at the club.

When viewing a team screen or person list, an 'Ine' icon indicates that the player is ineligible to play in the next match.

When viewing a team screen or person list, a 'Loa' icon indicates that the player has been made available for loan.

When viewing a team screen or person list, an 'Int' icon indicates that the player is currently away on international duty.

When viewing a team screen or person list, a 'Lst' icon indicates that the player has been placed on the transfer list by the club.

When viewing a team screen or person list, an 'Lmp' icon indicates that the player is lacking in match practice.

When viewing a team screen or person list, a 'Fgn' icon indicates that the player is foreign.

When viewing a team screen or person list, an 'Inj' icon indicates that the player is currently injured.

When viewing a team screen or person list, a 'Frt' icon indicates that the player is leaving on a free transfer at the end of his contract.

When viewing a team screen or person list, a 'PR' icon indicates that the player has reacted to a media comment.

When viewing a team screen or person list, a 'Cup' icon indicates that the player is cup-tied and ineligible to play in the cup match.

When viewing a team screen or person list, a 'Rst' icon indicates that the player is in need of a rest.

When viewing a team screen or person list, a 'Sus' icon indicates that the player is currently suspended.

When viewing a team screen or person list, a 'Yel' icon indicates that the player is one yellow card away from picking up a suspension.

When viewing a team screen or person list, a 'Yth' icon indicates that the player is on a youth contract.

When viewing a team screen or person list, a 'Hol' icon indicates that the player is currently away on holiday.

When viewing a team screen or person list, a 'Wdn' icon indicates that the player has been withdrawn from international duty by his club manager.

When viewing a team screen or person list, an 'Unf' icon indicates that the player is not fully fit.

When a 'Wp' icon appears next to a player's name, this indicates that the player requires a work permit before he can play.

When viewing a team screen or person list, a 'Slt' icon indicates that the player has a slight concern about something.

When viewing a team screen or person list, a 'Tut' icon indicates that the player is currently acting as mentor for a youngster at the club.

When viewing a team screen or person list, a 'Lrn' icon indicates that the player is currently learning from an experienced player at the club.

You can now see individual coach reports for each position a player can play in. To do this go to the player's 'Coach Reports' screen and select the position from the dropdown box to the left of the coach selection.
New in FM2011

Various statistical information such as the best passer in your team is kept on the 'Information' screen and can be seen by selecting 'View' -> 'Stats'.
New in FM2011

At your fixtures and results screen you can opt to view specific competitions by selecting the 'Competition' dropdown and choosing the required competition.
New in FM2011

You can view all the past goalscorers from a previous match by selecting 'Views' -> 'Goalscorers' while at your team's fixtures and results screen.
New in FM2011

The coloured dots on your tactics pitch show you how natural the player is at playing their selected position. A bright green dot denotes that a player naturally plays that position, whereas a red dot reveals that a player cannot play that position.
New in FM2011

It is now easy to repeat any incidents missed in a match or relive those excellent moments. Use the timebar to simply scroll backwards and forwards through the match time.
New in FM2011

In order to submit an international squad you can select 'Confirm Squad' from either the news item that asks for the squad submission, or by the actions menu available on the squad screen itself.
New in FM2011


Advanced Level

You can wrap up a press conference when you want, provided you have answered enough questions to satisfy the journalists who have gathered there.
New in FM2011

You can now see how many minutes it has been since a goalkeeper last conceded on their 'Stats' screen.
New in FM2011

To restore column sorting on the Squad and/or Tactics screens to their defaults, simply hold down the Shift button on your keyboard before clicking 'Pkd', 'Position', and then finally 'Name'.
New in FM2011

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