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I tend to stack up alongside the door with my Assault guys and breach. When ready, I press V, which is the key bound to open doors on the PC.

The problem is that the doors only seem to open say 20% of the time. The only reliable way I've found is to mash Q then V repeatedly until the door opens. As I've discovered the camera angle seems to be relevant.

Am I missing something? Or is this a bug?

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In my game, I have to click a door to open it - perhaps the location of your mouse pointer matters? – agent86 Jan 8 '13 at 22:00
@agent86 If you right-click, you move. You have to left click the door to open it. – StrixVaria Jan 8 '13 at 22:06
@StrixVaria, ah, apologies. It's been a little while since I played. Comment fixed. – agent86 Jan 8 '13 at 22:07
I assumed it was a bug. V only works a small percentage of the time, so I switched to left-clicking with the mouse. – au revoir Jan 8 '13 at 22:07
its definitely a camera angle bug, I find that repeatedly selecting the unit that's supposed to open the door and hitting v usually works for me – l I Jan 8 '13 at 22:12
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The position of your mouse cursor does indeed matter, it must be over the active character, the one who is opening the door. Hover over your assault soldier, hit v and watch the door silently swing open.

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