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Is there a way to show any unit's range visually?

When you siege the Siege Tank, the range-circle will be shown, like here. Is it possible to show similar circle for Spine Crawler, Roach, etc.? I want this especially for the Spine Crawler, to be able to position it precisely to break the pylon-cannon ramp prison.

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This would be a good use of a custom mod if anyone wants to build it – Elpezmuerto Oct 30 '10 at 18:57
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In the original starcraft there was no way to tell short of memorizing.

In starcraft 2 blizzard added this for a couple of units

  • Siege tanks in siege mode
  • spine/spore crawlers while being placed
  • point defense drones
  • missle turrets
  • photon cannons

While roaches are still a no go, you can use crawlers to break such a siege. Just remember they have the same range as photon cannons

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I to also point out although they have the same range, cannons on the ramp have a greater FOV – Elpezmuerto Oct 30 '10 at 20:40
@elp a problem fixed by a single overlord – tzenes Oct 30 '10 at 21:46
And sensor towers – BlueRaja - Danny Pflughoeft Oct 31 '10 at 2:37
@Blue sensor towers don't have attack range, in that context the circle means something different – tzenes Oct 31 '10 at 17:45

No, but you could try to determine the range (perhaps with the editor) and memorize it.

Precise placement (unless it's used to wall/block) is not that important...

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