How do I find out what dwarves, if any, have a given job active in their labor preferences so I can either remove other preferences that are taking up their time or change another dwarf's preferences?
Its worth noting that currently selected labors will be highlighted, as will their categories.
tzenes answer is strictly correct. There is however no way in the game to see a list of all dwarves with a specific labor enabled (ie: mining). You must iterate through all your dwarves to check.
However, a custom utility called Dwarf Therapist has been written to allow you to do exactly what you want to do.
I'm still a bit new to Dwarf Fortress and I've found that sometimes, when I add a labor preference to a dwarf, some other labor preference is automatically removed. Does this happen because of a limit to the number of labor preferences that a single dwarf can have, or for some other reason?
I'd like my immigrant dwarves to arrive with either no labor preferences, or some specific useless labor turned on. The reason is that Dwarf Therapist's "wave number" sorting doesn't always work, but I still want to sort the new dwarves into my community without getting confused about who is new.
I have a whole lot of animals (10-15) sitting in a room waiting for a dungeon master on Dwarf Fortress, and I'd like to do something with them, like make a zoo. On this page it says, Zoo areas may be defined from a built cage via the q menu for the enjoyment of your dwarves. Be aware that dwarves will receive happy or unhappy thoughts from seeing an animal in a zoo based on their preferences. Owning the cage containing a loved animal is even better. I'm looking at my cages and I don't see this...are zoo removed/changed in the newest version? On it's talk page it said
What labor is used to throw animals in pits? I decided to throw all of my non-thief goblin prisoners down my execution shaft, but a human caravan outside keeps attacking them all even though they've been done trading for months, and it's getting bothersome. I didn't want to cancel their assignment to the pit and then re-assign them all since that would take a while, so I would like to just cancel... Care, but the wiki only mentions those as being used for actual animal training and nothing, respectively. Which labor is it that I need to cancel?
The P_Drive used to be in ~user/Preferences/EVE Online Preferences/ It's been moved since sometime in 2011. Where is the new one?
I am using the latest version of Dwarf Fortress 0.31.25 and while not exactly a newb (comming back after a long time away) I can't remember how to toggle between Fullscreen and Windowed mode in Dwarf Fortress?
I have a large abundance of farmers which aren't really needed, so I'd like to switch them to things I'd find more useful. However, I'm not really sure where to do this. Googling the issue told me to select a dwarf and press 'p' for labor settings, but that option is not present. Here's a screen-shot of my dwarf's selection screen: I'm not really sure what to do at this point, as I've got an enormous amount of food but all of my other endeavors are proceeding very slowly.
Can Battlecries that get applied to minions be applied to the minion you just played? , e.g can the Dark Iron Dwarf give itself +2 Attack until the end of the turn?
I have a dwarf in Dwarf Fortress 0.31.10 that will not take any job, and continually goes into Individual Combat Training. If removed from his squad, he will remain in No Job, and no other dwarf in his squad has this problem. Is there any way I can get this dwarf to work? Note that he does labors (including Hauling and Mining) enabled.