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Class Colors  Popular! (More than 5000 hits)

Version: 6.0.3.23
by: Phanx [More]

Class Colors lets you change class colors without breaking parts of the Blizzard UI.
Class Colors erlaubt das Ändern der Klassenfarben ohne Interferenzen mit dem Blizzard UI.
Cambiar los colores de clase sin romper la interfaz de usario de Blizzard.
Mudar as cores de classes sem quebrar a interface do usuário da Blizzard.
Изменение цветов класса не вмешиваясь в Blizzard UI.

It is supported by many popular addons, and also applies your custom colors to all parts of the Blizzard UI that are normally class-colored. If you want to colorize more parts of the Blizzard UI, check out yClassColors by yleaf.

Type “/classcolors” for options, or open the Class Colors panel in the Interface Options window.

Language Support

Works in all languages. The options panel is completely translated into English, Deutsch, Español, Português, and Русский; and partially translated into Français, Italiano, 한국어, 简体中文, and 繁體中文. You can add or update translations for any language on the CurseForge project page.

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Post a ticket on GitHub or post a comment on this page.

Reporting a bug? Please make sure you have the latest version of the addon from this page, and then include detailed instructions I can follow to reproduce the bug myself, whether the bug still happens when all other addons are disabled, and the exact text of the accompanying error message, if any.

How to make your addon support Class Colors

Basically, any time your addon would read a value from the RAID_CLASS_COLORS table, just look for a CUSTOM_CLASS_COLORS table and read from it instead.

If your addon uses a local upvalue for RAID_CLASS_COLORS, or builds a local cache table of class colors, you should update your upvalue or cache in response to the PLAYER_LOGIN event, and register for a callback to be notified when the user changes a class color.

Please do not check for the !ClassColors addon by name — eg. with GetAddOnInfo or IsAddOnLoaded — or set !ClassColors as a dependency for your addon. Use the methods described above.

See the CUSTOM_CLASS_COLORS documentation for more details!

Version 6.0.3.23
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Originally posted by Phanx
Replied to your bug report. Also, if you're expecting someone to change something for your sake, beginning your request with an insult is probably not the best approach.
I'm sorry, I wasn't aware it is seen that rude. English is not my first language.
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Replied to your bug report. Also, if you're expecting someone to change something for your sake, beginning your request with an insult is probably not the best approach.
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The implementation of the unit frame coloring is a bit poor, don't you think? By using SetTextColor() and only executing that bit of code when the unit is a player, you change the color to a class color permanently, resulting in random class colors if you target an NPC, depending on the class of your last player target.

Edit: Also submitted it as a bug.
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@Strongbow:

Please test with all other addons disabled; I see Factionizer at least mentioned in the error's stack trace, and Blizzard code shouldn't be calling the relevant function without parameters. If the error persists, post a bug report using the Bug Report button underneath the Download button. Otherwise, track down which addon is causing the problem by enabling addons until the problem comes back, and ask its author to fix it.
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Getting this error with the latest version

Date: 2009-08-08 22:13:04
ID: 2
Error occured in: Global
Count: 20
Message: ..\AddOns\!ClassColors\ClassColorsBlizz.lua line 171:
Usage: GetPlayerInfoByGUID("playerGUID")
Debug:
[C]: ?
[C]: GetPlayerInfoByGUID()
!ClassColors\ClassColorsBlizz.lua:171: GetColoredName()
..\FrameXML\ChatFrame.lua:2490:
..\FrameXML\ChatFrame.lua:2471
[C]: ChatFrame_MessageEventHandler()
..\FrameXML\ChatFrame.lua:2288: FIZ_Orig_ChatFrame_OnEvent()
Factionizer\Factionizer.lua:5007: ChatFrame_OnEvent()
[string "*:OnEvent"]:1:
[string "*:OnEvent"]:1


I'm using Chatter as my addon but I think it has to do with the new name colouring that blizz put in 3.2.

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Used the "Report Bug" feature to file a bug for the recent v3.1.2.13

Related to unitframe coloring when accepting a party invite.

Edit: 3.1.2.14 fixed this error.
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Fixed, along with the nil value error related to coloring the arena team list.
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FriendsList_Update constantly being spammed in my chat box with the new update. Anyone else?
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3.1.2.11
  • Add coloring for friends list (online friends only)
  • Add coloring for arena team list (untested)
  • Add coloring for trade frame (player names)
  • Add coloring for inspect frame (player name)
  • Add coloring for unit frames (player names only)
Went ahead and finished up some extra goodies I've been working on. Note that arena team list coloring is untested, since I'm not on any arena teams. Please report any issues with it.
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3.1.1.8a
  • Update license terms (see README)
This change was made primarily to prevent WoWMatrix from distributing my addon. If you are a compilation uploader whose compilation currently includes !ClassColors, please send an email "addons AT phanx DOT net" with the URL(s) where your compilation is available for permission to continue distributing my addon.
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Originally posted by Zergreth
Edit: By the way, there's a locale error in the deDE table. The proper translation of death knight is Todesritter, not Todestritter.
Hah. I guess Babble has it wrong, then. Will fix soon.
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Originally posted by Phanx
You can no longer view the raid panel while in combat, and you can no longer set main tanks or main assists from the raid panel right-click menu, for example. This occurs because all of the raid panel code is "secure", and in order for it to remain secure, everything that touches it must also be secure. RAID_CLASS_COLORS comes from Blizzard code, and is thus secure by default, but if an addon touches it, it becomes tainted, and taints anything else that's secure that uses it.

Addons that modify the friends frame can cause the same kind of taint, because they touch the social window (which the raid panel is part of). Basically, that whole part of Blizzard's code is written rather poorly, and is extremely susceptible to taint from a multitude of greatly varied sources.

I suspect that modifying RAID_CLASS_COLORS may also have something to do with the "action blocked" errors people receive that name random addons as having attempted to call the protected function LFGQuery()... since I haven't been modifying RAID_CLASS_COLORS, I haven't seen a single occurrence, while previously they occurred quite regularly at a rate of several per hour.
Ah, quite interesting. Thanks for the information. Guess I will use Class Colors instead of ReTeal then (:

Edit: By the way, there's a locale error in the deDE table. The proper translation of death knight is Todesritter, not Todestritter.
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Originally posted by Zergreth
I would like to have some details here. What does it break, and why (if possible)?
You can no longer view the raid panel while in combat, and you can no longer set main tanks or main assists from the raid panel right-click menu, for example. This occurs because all of the raid panel code is "secure", and in order for it to remain secure, everything that touches it must also be secure. RAID_CLASS_COLORS comes from Blizzard code, and is thus secure by default, but if an addon touches it, it becomes tainted, and taints anything else that's secure that uses it.

Addons that modify the friends frame can cause the same kind of taint, because they touch the social window (which the raid panel is part of). Basically, that whole part of Blizzard's code is written rather poorly, and is extremely susceptible to taint from a multitude of greatly varied sources.

I suspect that modifying RAID_CLASS_COLORS may also have something to do with the "action blocked" errors people receive that name random addons as having attempted to call the protected function LFGQuery()... since I haven't been modifying RAID_CLASS_COLORS, I haven't seen a single occurrence, while previously they occurred quite regularly at a rate of several per hour.
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Originally posted by Seerah
Yes, changing RAID_CLASS_COLORS taints the raid UI immensely. Which is precisely why this addon was developed (so that you're not doing that).
I would like to have some details here. What does it break, and why (if possible)?
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Yes, changing RAID_CLASS_COLORS taints the raid UI immensely. Which is precisely why this addon was developed (so that you're not doing that).
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