A tool to help you find out where items and fluids come from and where they are used. This is a fork of the original 'What is it used for?' by Mr Doomah, updated for newer Factorio versions and with additional features. Russian translation by Schmarotzer. Japanese translation by shiru_tan.
Version: 1.6.0 Date: 28.11.2020 Changes: - Update for Factorio 1.1.
Version: 1.5.13 Date: 30.04.2020 Bugfixes: - Fix custom input for Factorio 0.18.22.
Version: 1.5.12 Date: 18.03.2020 Bugfixes: - Fix crash when searching for parentheses.
Version: 1.5.11 Date: 17.03.2020 Bugfixes: - Fix crash related to small_slot_button style.
Version: 1.5.10 Date: 24.02.2020 Features: - Offer interface for other mods to open WIIRUF window.
Version: 1.5.9 Date: 24.02.2020 Bugfixes: - Avoid crash on duplicate mining fluid name.
Version: 1.5.8 Date: 23.02.2020 Features: - Show fluid used to mine ore in Mined from pane. Bugfixes: - Have more consistent vertical alignment of text.
Version: 1.5.7 Date: 16.02.2020 Bugfixes: - Avoid crash on unexpected translation response. - Avoid horizontal scrollbar in recipe pane.
Version: 1.5.6 Date: 13.02.2020 Bugfixes: - Avoid crash on closing minimized panel. - Rate-limit translation requests.
Version: 1.5.5 Date: 01.02.2020 Bugfixes: - Avoid crash on translating unlocalized strings.
Version: 1.5.4 Date: 31.01.2020 Features: - Window is now draggable. - Slightly faster translation implementation. Bugfixes: - Handle recipes with multiple unlocking techs better.
Version: 1.5.3 Date: 27.01.2020 Bugfixes: - Avoid crash in translation for ongoing game. - Rename text box to avoid potential name clash with other mods.
Version: 1.5.2 Date: 27.01.2020 Bugfixes: - Fix changelog.
Version: 1.5.1 Date: 27.01.2020 Features: - Support filtering the search list by an item's localized name.
Version: 1.5.0 Date: 26.01.2020 Features: - Update to Factorio 0.18.
Version: 1.4.4 Date: 13.10.2019 Bugfixes: - Fix result count for some recipes with probabilities (by Soggs).
Version: 1.4.3 Date: 06.04.2019 Features: - Updated Russian translation provided by Schmarotzer.
Version: 1.4.2 Date: 03.03.2019 Features: - Updated Japanese translation provided by shela. Changes: - Add changelog.txt. Bugfixes: - Avoid automatic display of disabled recipes in certain cases. - Avoid "Unlocked by: false" for pumped-from items.
Version: 1.4.1 Date: 01.03.2019 Features: - Japanese translation provided by shiru_tan. Changes: - Added thumbnail.
Version: 1.4.0 Date: 01.03.2019 Features: - Update to Factorio 0.17.
Version: 1.3.4 Date: 24.03.2018 Features: - Russian translation provided by Schmarotzer.
Version: 1.3.3 Date: 24.03.2018 Bugfixes: - Fix crash with migrating existing saves.
Version: 1.3.2 Date: 06.01.2018 Features: - Support for back and forward buttons to navigate the list of entities studied. - New "pumped from" frame for fluids pumped from entities like offshore pumps (so that people can figure out Angel's viscous mud water). - Clearer highlighting in recipe pane for locked recipes. - Show crafting times for recipes in each applicable crafting machine. Bugfixes: - Limit to three decimal places in recipe output amounts (some OmniMatter recipes were generating very long strings) - When item is pinned to the left, there was a bug causing the "Product of" pane to never appear. Now fixed. - Another bug caused the recipe pane to be too tall when pinned to the left. Also fixed. - Fix various scrollbar issues that had arisen during the port to 0.16.
Version: 1.3.1 Date: 15.12.2017 Features: - Close GUI window with E (or other usual GUI controls). Credit to Kaktusbot for showing me how to implement this.
Version: 1.3.0 Date: 14.12.2017 Features: - Update for Factorio 0.16 - Search text box now gets focus when opened.
Version: 1.2.5 Date: 05.06.2017 Features: - Fix crash when viewing recipes with randomized product amounts.
Version: 1.2.4 Date: 04.06.2017 Features: - Omit crafting machines where they do not support the number of ingredients in the recipe. - Where you have not yet researched the recipe to build a crafting machine, highlight it in red. - Use the new 0.15 mod GUI flow to match other mod buttons. - List quantities of ingredients and product in recipe. - When an item is the product of only one recipe, automatically show that recipe in the recipe pane. Bugfixes: - Fix bug with clicking on recipe name when that name is not the name of any item.
Version: 1.2.3 Date: 29.05.2017 Features: - List crafting machines for recipes. - Bold subheadings in the recipe pane. Bugfixes: - Fixed height of recipe pane.
Version: 1.2.2 Date: 26.05.2017 Bugfixes: - Fixed that some recipes would not appear when nearby recipes were disabled. - Fixed crash when viewing an item in the side view which was not a product.
Version: 1.2.1 Date: 20.05.2017 Bugfixes: - Fixed graphics location error.
Version: 1.2.0 Date: 12.05.2017 Features: - Forked 'What is it used for?' 1.1.5. - Updated for 0.15. - Added ability to navigate amongst items and recipes by clicking on them in the mod window. - Sort recipes in the list according to crafting sort order, except that hidden recipes are always put at the end, and presented in grey. - Don't show empty frames for "Dropped by" and "Mined from" where they are not relevant.