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Whenever I click an enemy unit, it still keeps the selection on my own unit, so I can't see what upgrades my enemy has. How can I inspect what weapon/armor upgrades his units have?

(It didn't use to work like this in the past. Before the latest patch, it would select an enemy unit if i clicked on it)

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Not quite A duplicate, mind. –  Shadur Mar 13 '13 at 15:49
    
@Shadur - Actually is it. It has the exact same answer just a different interface because the patch was released. –  Ramhound Mar 13 '13 at 15:52

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You need to check Enable Enemy Unit Selection, which is a new option unselected by default as of patch 2.0.4.

It's in options, under gameplay, the bottom-most checkbox on the right.

This will allow you to select enemy and neutral units in the map.

See screenshot:

screenshot showing the Enable Enemy Unit Selection option

You may also be interested in changing some other new settings, see this thread on Blizzard's forums

Uncheck Enable Simple Command Card - Will bring back the good ol' command card with partrol, hold position, and all the other classic commands.

Uncheck Select All Larvae - Will allow you to click on a single Zerg larva, should you choose.

Check Enable Enemy Unit Selection - Will allow you to select enemy units and structures.

If you're a purist:

Uncheck Enable Starting Worker Rally - Will allow you to assign your workers manually at the start of a match, just like in previous versions of the game.

Uncheck Display Experience Points - Will stop the XP points from popping up over kills and such while you're in a match. (XP is still earned.)

Uncheck Always Show Worker Status - Will only display worker counters on "town halls" and Vespene Gas structures when cursor is hovering over it.

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Argh... Sorry. So simple... Can't believe I missed that. –  Alderath Feb 21 '13 at 22:42
    
It drives me nuts that they would have that option turned off by DEFAULT. Really weird decision by Blizzard. –  l46kok Feb 26 '13 at 6:49
    
What's the point of this anyway? –  Brian Ortiz Mar 2 '13 at 7:13
    
@BrianOrtiz - They likely discovered more people turned it off then left it enabled. –  Ramhound Mar 4 '13 at 15:55
    
@Ramhound I mean why would not want to be able to select enemy units? –  Brian Ortiz Mar 8 '13 at 0:35

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