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DrGlenn's Aion UI  Popular! (More than 5000 hits)

Version: 1.17
by: DrGlenn [More]


Now includes an optional cobalt blue color scheme!




This is my take on a verbatim Aion UI for World of Warcraft.

This compilation supports a resolution of 1920x1200 and 1920x1080 out of the box.

Crafty users can make this work with other resolutions.

This compilation contains the following addons:
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- Align
- ArkInventory
- BugGrabber
- BugSack
- Chatter
- Chinchilla Minimap
- DockingStation
- Dominos
- ErrorMonster
- Grid2
- HideRaidFrame
- IHasNoScope (custom mod by Zork)
- kgPanels
- Masque
- Masque_Aion
- MikScrollingBattleText
- OmniCC
- Postal
- Quartz
- Raven
- Reflux
- SellJunk
- SharedMedia (including LibSharedMedia)
- StatBlock Durability, FPS, Memory, Latency
- Stuf Unitframes
- TipTac
- tullaRange

I take no credit what-so-ever for the above list of amazing addons.
I merely made them work together to bring you an Aion-like-experience
Kudos & credit goes to every single author of all the addons

!Read the included "README"-file for in-depth installation instructions!

Useful slash-commands and tips:
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"/ai config" - bag config
"/stuf" - unitframe config
"/quartz" - casting-bar config
"/dominos" - actionbar config
"/raven" - buff/debuff-display config
"/tiptac" - tooltip config
"/dockingstation" - LDB display container config
"/grid2" - for grid raidframes config

You can change the minimap tracking setting by hovering over the minmap and clicking the middle mousebutton.

The Group Finder window, Garrison Report window and Calendar are all accessible from 3 buttons left of the minimap. See below image for reference.



I've also added 2 buttons for quick access to the Dungeon Journal window and Collections window. See below image for reference.



Most addon settings can be adjusted using the default Interface-menu.

Every addon in this compilation can be updated manually, except for:
SharedMedia
LibSharedMedia
Dominos_XP


Pre-release versions of this UI can be viewed @ the following locations on YouTube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RL5ecYusReI
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_uLuS5s_TqM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=htpNFRmA0yU

Raid frame demo:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xwi2qNqIZ5A

!Enjoy!

- v1.17
Updated (almost) all of the addons included in the UI

Pet'n'mount button changed to Collections button (thanks to "themurloc" on the WoWinterface forums!)

Tweaked settings in Grid2

PvP button changed to Garrison Report button.

Dungeon button tooltip changed to "Dungeons & PvP"

Replaced the bag addon Adibags with ArkInventory. I still prefer to use Adibags in the UI, but at the time of writing this there still wasn't a v6.1 compatible version available, and the older versions had a few nasty bugs in them.

There seems to be a tooltip bug related to the new Death Recap window (by Blizzard). Nothing I can do about it - a /reloadui or /reload fixes it (the bug results in an enlarged, fixed tooltip width). If you don't mouse-over abilities in the Death Recap window you can avoid this bug.

- v1.16
Updated addons included in the UI

XP-bar now properly hides during pet battles

Replaced shMem and shPerformance with Statblock_FPS, Statblock_Memory and Statblock_Latency.

Modified Elloria's Buttonfacade_Aion (later/currently known as Masque_Aion) to work with the latest version of Masque (which recently dumped Buttonfacade legacy support). Elloria of WoWinterface fame still deserves full credit for the original artwork and mod.

Tweaked player health a power bar positions (by a few pixels) to fix texture misalignment in the 1920x1080 version of the UI

Modified LFDungeon and LFPVP button onClick events in order for them to work with latest WoW API changes

- v1.15
Updated addons included in the UI

- v1.14
Updated addons included in the UI

Anchored minimap overlay texture to the actual minimap itself instead of bottom bars (hopefully fixing strata related bugs)

- v1.13
Updated addons included in the UI

Repositioned the quest and achievement tracker (chinchilla)

Changed strata of minimap from medium to low in order for LFG and PVP icon tooltips to be visible (chinchilla)

- v1.12
Updated addons included in the UI

Removed SimplePowerBar since Dominos is now handling the ExtraActionButton and EncounterBar

Replaced Parrot with MikScrollingBattleText (MSBT) and reconfigured ErrorMonster to output in the MSBT Notification scroll area

Added 2 buttons for quick access to the Dungeon Journal window and Pets'n'Mounts window. Both have working tooltips and will autohide when a PetBattle initiates.

Reduced the number of buffs and debuffs shown at the Target and Focus unitframe. Number of buffs are now 24 (down from 36) and number of debuffs are now 20 (down from 40). This was done to reduce UI clutter in the top of the screen.

Removed faction info from tooltip

Added dungeon-role icon to Grid2's right-frame position

Softened the hard edges of the Target and Focus unitframe texture for both the cobalt and golden version of the UI

Fixed the background alpha for the castbar(s) in the golden version of the UI

Note: when starting a Pandaren character, the PvP faction icon located to the left of the Target and Focus unitframe healthbar will bug out and display a solid green frame, until you actually select a faction (Horde or Alliance).

- v1.11
Updated addons included in the UI

Added new castbar textures for player/target/focus with improved transparency

Added onLoad code to every kgPanels texture to force hiding during PetBattles

Enabled Stuf Unitframes option to hide during PetBattles

And did a bunch of tweaks I've already forgotten about!

- v1.10
Updated a few of the addons included in the UI

Fixed all the frame-level issues related to unitframes, castbars and nameplates.

Added SimplePowerBar to reposition the AlternatePowerBar

Added ErrorMonster to get quest-info output sent to Parrot

Attempted to fix the XP-bar tooltip flickering issue by disabling the tooltips for shMem, shPerformance and shLatency. Crude fix == might not work.

- v1.09
Updated almost every addon in the UI for WoW 5.0.X compatibility

Removed ACP (AddonControlPanel) because of bugs

Replaced RaidHide with HideRaidFrame

Added Ace3

Removed TotemTimers due to Shaman changes. Stuf will display totem cooldowns instead.

Disabled overheals and loot in Parrot

Configured PriestBar and ChiBar in Stuf. Reconfigured DeathKnightRuneBar.

Disabled BossFrames in Chinchilla

Added custom tooltips to the customized LFD, PVP and Calendar buttons.

Removed insanely bloated font from SharedMedia (wqy-zenhei)

Fixed onEvent script(s) in kgPanels, in order for the customized raid-background to show/hide/resize properly in raids.

And loads of other tweaks I can't remember ;)

- v1.08
Added optional cobalt blue textures (finally!).

Added modified ButtonFacade_Aion textures to go with the new cobalt blue color scheme.

Added modified Dominos-XP-bar to mimic the original Aion experience bar. Including tooltip function.

Added Zork's IHasNoScope addon for error message handling.

Disabled the Grid2 icon from the DockingStation bar.

Updated the included addons to latest stable version.

- v1.07
Updated the included addons for patch 4.3.

Replaced ErrorMonster with Haste's IHasNoScope error-spam-management addon.

- v1.06
Added Grid2 for raidframe support!

Added RaidHide to remove every last bit of the default Blizzard raidframes (including the annoying left side-menu)

Removed text on mouse-over on the XP-bar. It was unreadable due to the tiny height of the bar.

Updated AdiBags

- v1.05
Repositioned class-specific power bars: holy power, soul shards, eclipse and runes.

Repositioned and stickied stance bar.

Repositioned tooltip anchor to above and slight to the right of the minimap, similar to what you would find in the native Aion UI.

Replaced Bagnon with AdiBags.

Replaced TipTop with TipTac (yay, TipTac is up2date:).

Replaced SatrinaBuffFrame with Raven. Raven is a worthy replacement, it's up2date and it rocks!

Removed TinyDPS. I couldn't find a fitting location for it, and ultimately it goes against the Aion theme and spirit to add any sort of damage-meter to the UI.

Disabled ticks from showing up on the player's castbar.

All remaining addons were replaced by the latest version found on WoWinterface and WoWace.

- v1.04
Updated for patch 4.2

- v1.03
Added support for 1920x1080 ! (quite a few people requested it) ;)

Removed TipTac, replaced it with TipTop.

Focus-target health percentage text was missing - fixed.

Focus-target-of-target raid-icon was missing - fixed.

Player power-bar color has been changed to class dependent.

- v1.02
Every single healthbar and powerbar re-configured to get the proper round-edge-blending with the associated texture.

Target health value text removed and replaced with a look similar to the original Aion-style, which in essence divides the target healthbar up into 4 quarters of texture each representing 25% health.

I also opted for having the exact target health percentage listed on the right side of the target unitframe for when you need to know the exact percentage value. ;)

You can still obtain the exact total health value by mousing over the unit and read the tooltip.

Mrplow was removed due to a plethora of bugs under 4.0.6.

A bunch of addons were updated, and many of them were tweaked.

- v1.01
First release.
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Nevermind.

My KGpanels WILL NOT lock and I am about to scream. Yes, everything is checked "locked" but it moves on logout/in, reload ui, everything. I love this UI and I want to keep it, but I cannot work like this. How can I make it freaking STAY?
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I was able to reconfigure this to my own screen settings (1600x900) - is it possible to *just* switch the colors on it? (Go from blue > gold without changing any other settings?)
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1366x768 update please?

I'd love to use this Ui on my comp and the patch has not been updated to 1.17. It would be perfect to install and go for me for the new content!

thanks! Adae
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Originally Posted by pinner
So I actually had to stop using Chatter. For some reason it was causing messages from people, anything from say to whisper, to party, to double. It was driving me nuts. I tried reinstalling it but it continued regardless.

I've switched over to Prat, but the issue was happening before that.

RealID is a little badge that displays when someone on your friend list logs in.

http://screencast.com/t/h8EyGMXStqJ

That's what's happening, but so far I've been unable to figure out what has moved the object.

Thanks for looking into it!
I'm not sure how to configure this in Prat, but I found a way to move the RealID notification around with Chatter. Ofc, that won't help you much if Chatter is giving you those annoying duplicate messages.

I used to have a problem similar to that, but it was only regarding whispers. Everything else seemed normal.

Check out these screenshots for tips on how I moved the RealID toaster around with Chatter:

http://imgur.com/a/fph85#0

Edit: another fix for the chat issues you are having, is to disable every addon, reload WoW (/reloadui or /reload) and right-click on the "General" chat-tab in the chat window. Hit "Reset Chat Windows", reload WoW with all addons enabled and see if that makes a difference.

Screenies: http://imgur.com/a/5RiYb
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Originally Posted by pinner
When people log in, the RealID announcement falls off my screen. Can you tell me what AddOn would control this so I can move it? It's driving me nuts!

Thanks.
Hmmm. Back when I actively played WoW I never used the RealID feature, so I can't say I'm familiar with how it would normally appear, but I'm guessing it's similar to the Blizzard "RealID Toaster" notification message they use in D3/SC2?
I'm guessing the addon "Chatter" (used for manipulating the chat window) is in control of the RealID notification stuff. I'll try and have a look at it tomorrow.
So I actually had to stop using Chatter. For some reason it was causing messages from people, anything from say to whisper, to party, to double. It was driving me nuts. I tried reinstalling it but it continued regardless.

I've switched over to Prat, but the issue was happening before that.

RealID is a little badge that displays when someone on your friend list logs in.

http://screencast.com/t/h8EyGMXStqJ

That's what's happening, but so far I've been unable to figure out what has moved the object.

Thanks for looking into it!
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Originally Posted by pinner
When people log in, the RealID announcement falls off my screen. Can you tell me what AddOn would control this so I can move it? It's driving me nuts!

Thanks.
Hmmm. Back when I actively played WoW I never used the RealID feature, so I can't say I'm familiar with how it would normally appear, but I'm guessing it's similar to the Blizzard "RealID Toaster" notification message they use in D3/SC2?
I'm guessing the addon "Chatter" (used for manipulating the chat window) is in control of the RealID notification stuff. I'll try and have a look at it tomorrow.

Originally Posted by Lady Pickle
This worked perfectly for me on the 1920X1080.
Thanks~
Cool! Good to know
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Originally Posted by DrGlenn
I just realized that the level indicator next to the player portrait doesn't display 3 digits (as in, when you reach lvl 100). This is caused by the level indicator text area not being wide enough.
I didn't realize this was a problem until now because I don't have any level 100 characters
You can fix it easily by going into the Stuf Unitframes options:
Code:
/stuf
expanding the "Player" section, and selecting "Text 2".
On the right side of the menu change "X Position" to "67" (and hit enter), and also change "Width" to "23" (and hit enter).

edit: this is for the 1920x1080 config. I haven't tried this on 1920x1200 - the values might be different.
This worked perfectly for me on the 1920X1080.

Thanks~
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Hey DrGlenn,

Thanks for porting over this UI. Really dig it, I love that it's still fantasty-based, rather than all of these ElvUI/TukUI variations which don't feel like they fit the general idea of the game.

Anyhow, that being said, I've run into an odd issue...

When people log in, the RealID announcement falls off my screen. Can you tell me what AddOn would control this so I can move it? It's driving me nuts!

Thanks.
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Originally Posted by themurloc
I've noticed that some aspect of this addon hides the error messages that normally flash in the center of the screen, like "Out of range", "out of mana", "must wait 15 minutes before you can vote to kick"
Some of these messages can be pretty important, how can I turn this back on? or if they have simply been moved elsewhere, where can i see these error messages? it can be a little bit bothersome not knowing why I can't click on certain items in game.

At first I figured it might be errormonster, so i disabled it, and the error messages were still hidden, so i re-enabled it

Edit: I found the Culprit.
Ihasnoscope
I'm not really clear on what else this addon does, but apparently part of it's functionality is disabling error messages.
When I initially made the UI, I wanted to reposition and reduce the usual "out of range"/"not ready yet" etc. floating text spam, which is normally positioned in the upper portion of the screen. The position of the target UI frame is the main reason why I wanted to move the error messages.

As you correctly surmised, I use "IHasNoScope" to block some of the messages (not all, though), and ErrorMonster to redirect the messages I do want to appear to the addon responsible for floating combat text (in this case, MikScrollingBattleText).

I realize there are error messages that won't appear at all (such as "Out of bag space", and as you pointed out instance messages). This can be annoying and it's definitely a trade-off, but one I felt was necessary to make a pleasing UI experience.

You could disable "IHasNoScope" and keep "ErrorMonster" enabled, if you want to see all the error messages, and still get the benefit of redirecting a large portion of them to Parrot (repositioning them more towards the center of the screen, and away from the target UI frame).

edit: I forgot I swapped Parrot with MikScrollingBattleText
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I've noticed that some aspect of this addon hides the error messages that normally flash in the center of the screen, like "Out of range", "out of mana", "must wait 15 minutes before you can vote to kick"
Some of these messages can be pretty important, how can I turn this back on? or if they have simply been moved elsewhere, where can i see these error messages? it can be a little bit bothersome not knowing why I can't click on certain items in game.

At first I figured it might be errormonster, so i disabled it, and the error messages were still hidden, so i re-enabled it

Edit: I found the Culprit.
Ihasnoscope
I'm not really clear on what else this addon does, but apparently part of it's functionality is disabling error messages.
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I just realized that the level indicator next to the player portrait doesn't display 3 digits (as in, when you reach lvl 100). This is caused by the level indicator text area not being wide enough.
I didn't realize this was a problem until now because I don't have any level 100 characters
You can fix it easily by going into the Stuf Unitframes options:
Code:
/stuf
expanding the "Player" section, and selecting "Text 2".
On the right side of the menu change "X Position" to "67" (and hit enter), and also change "Width" to "23" (and hit enter).

edit: this is for the 1920x1080 config. I haven't tried this on 1920x1200 - the values might be different.
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Originally Posted by DrGlenn
Yeah, you might be able to fix this.

If only the minimap is out of position, then you can easily fix this by going to the chinchilla config:
/chinchilla (or right click the minimap)
and re-position the minimap (either with X,Y coordinates or by unlocking and dragging the minimap).

In case it's not just the minimap which is out of position, then I'm afraid I can't really help you since I've only tweaked the UI for 1920x1080 and 1920x1200.
Whenever you go into windowed mode (and not just windowed fullscreen), you lose quite a bit of screen real-estate, effectively changing the resolution and messing up the positions of the UI elements.

It's still possible to re-align every UI element for when you're in windowed mode, but you'd have to do it manually.
Another user asked me about this some time ago, and I made a lengthy post explaining how you'd go about doing this.
Unfortunately, I can't link you directly to my post (this forum doesn't support direct comment linking?) but it's on page 4, and the date'n'time is 10-30-13, 01:12 PM.
You can also check out two other posts I made about this on page 8, date'n'time 03-25-12, 12:12 AM and 03-14-12, 04:49 PM.

Edit: the missing screenshot from my oldest post on page 8 (the one with the "03-14-12, 04:49PM" timestamp) is basically:



Originally Posted by bravejohn
The UI is very beautiful and gives me great memories from Aion But I have a problem with the windowed mode. I always play the game in windowed mode cause I often check the internet and talk to skype etc. The UI is go out of position when switching to windowed mode.



Is there an easy way to fix this ?
Hey thanks a lot I tried to mess a little bit but the problem is that the whole bottom UI elements are out of position. For example if I put the action bars exactly the the bottom UI boxes, then the xp bar is not visible at all (is under the screen). So I have to move all the elements a bit up.

Nevermind I am currently running in full screen mode
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Yeah, you might be able to fix this.

If only the minimap is out of position, then you can easily fix this by going to the chinchilla config:
/chinchilla (or right click the minimap)
and re-position the minimap (either with X,Y coordinates or by unlocking and dragging the minimap).

In case it's not just the minimap which is out of position, then I'm afraid I can't really help you since I've only tweaked the UI for 1920x1080 and 1920x1200.
Whenever you go into windowed mode (and not just windowed fullscreen), you lose quite a bit of screen real-estate, effectively changing the resolution and messing up the positions of the UI elements.

It's still possible to re-align every UI element for when you're in windowed mode, but you'd have to do it manually.
Another user asked me about this some time ago, and I made a lengthy post explaining how you'd go about doing this.
Unfortunately, I can't link you directly to my post (this forum doesn't support direct comment linking?) but it's on page 4, and the date'n'time is 10-30-13, 01:12 PM.
You can also check out two other posts I made about this on page 8, date'n'time 03-25-12, 12:12 AM and 03-14-12, 04:49 PM.

Edit: the missing screenshot from my oldest post on page 8 (the one with the "03-14-12, 04:49PM" timestamp) is basically:



Originally Posted by bravejohn
The UI is very beautiful and gives me great memories from Aion But I have a problem with the windowed mode. I always play the game in windowed mode cause I often check the internet and talk to skype etc. The UI is go out of position when switching to windowed mode.



Is there an easy way to fix this ?
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The UI is very beautiful and gives me great memories from Aion But I have a problem with the windowed mode. I always play the game in windowed mode cause I often check the internet and talk to skype etc. The UI is go out of position when switching to windowed mode.



Is there an easy way to fix this ?
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Been looking at this ui for a while. But now decided to let my crappy UI go and try yours!
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