I’m a new player of Dwarf Fortress. I was following the Quick Start Guide here.
I’m trying to designate an area for mining but it doesn’t seem to work. According to the quick start guide, a “a rectangle will be highlighted”. But nothing of that sort is happening, and none of my dwarves start mining.
Yes, I do have mining turned on for one of my dwarves, and he does have a pick, so I am not sure what the problem is.
Here are some screenshots:
After designating the job:
The jobs menu after designating: