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In Dwarf Fortress, once my marksdwarves have fired off all of their bolts, is there a way to get them to reload?

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Do you have bolts in an ammo stockpile? Have you assigned your squad to use those bolts via the military screen? – Raven Dreamer Dec 4 '10 at 17:17
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If you'd prefer your marksdwarves to reload instead of going into melee combat, you can go the military menu, view their squad, and then toggle c to tell them to stay close to their station. This will cause them to go and collect bolts, then start shooting again.

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Doesn't work in DF2010. – chaos Dec 25 '10 at 11:48

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