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DrGlenn's Aion UI  Popular! (More than 5000 hits)
Version: 1.15
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
- AdiBags
- BugGrabber
- BugSack
- Buttonfacade_Aion
- Chatter
- Chinchilla Minimap
- DockingStation
- Dominos
- ErrorMonster
- Grid2
- HideRaidFrame
- IHasNoScope (custom mod by Zork)
- kgPanels
- Masque
- MikScrollingBattleText
- OmniCC
- Postal
- Quartz
- Raven
- Reflux
- SellJunk
- SharedMedia (including LibSharedMedia)
- shPerformance (including shMem)
- StatBlock Durability
- 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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"/adibags" - 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 LFG-window, PVP-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 Pets'n'Mounts 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!
- v1.15
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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New version of the UI (v1.13 for WoW 5.4) is up for grabs. Chatter and Chinchilla might still be a bit flakey, but feel free to report any bugs you come across. Enjoy!
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Originally Posted by KillaChris
Any plans on updating this any time soon? Sure would appreciate it!
Yup. I was kinda waiting for Chinchilla to be updated, but meh. Let's throw something together and see how it works. Any testing I do will have to be within the confinement of the lvl 20 trial setting, since I don't have a running sub anymore - hopefully VirtualRealms will change that (get on it Blizz!).
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Any plans on updating this any time soon? Sure would appreciate it!
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I'm waiting for a couple of addons to get updated for patch 5.3. When that happens, I'll upload version 1.13 of the UI, which should be 100% compatible with patch 5.3 (version 1.12 might already work fine - I just have no way of knowing).
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New version uploaded

New version of the UI is up. Includes updated addons, fixes/tweaks and the 2 new buttons I mentioned below.
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Originally Posted by foxmaiden
I really really cannot stand the UI mods that add a whole bunch of junk around the screen. I absolutely *loved* Aion's minimalist UI. Everything you needed was right in that bar...
Yeah, that's exactly why I like the original Aion UI so much. There's not a whole lot of wasted space, and everything has a clear purpose.
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I really really cannot stand the UI mods that add a whole bunch of junk around the screen. I absolutely *loved* Aion's minimalist UI. Everything you needed was right in that bar...
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Recommendations for patch 5.2 addon quirkiness

I have 2 recommendations for people who are using the latest version of the UI:
- disable "Parrot" and use the default Blizzard Floating CombatText. Parrot is currently triggering an error in dungeons/raids (and possibly battlegrounds). I'm sure it will be fixed soon.
- disable "SimplePowerBar" and use Dominos to control the PlayerPowerBarAlt element. Use the command "/dominos config" to reposition the power bar. At the moment, it will be centered at 0,0 on your screen and could potentially be annoying during encounters.
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New buttons complete with tooltip for Pets and Dungeon Journal

I'll add 2 buttons for the Mounts-and-Pets-Journal and the Dungeon-Journal, in the next version of the UI:



The buttons will have tooltips just as the current LFPvP, Dungeon Finder and Calendar buttons currently all have.
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I've got a working version of the UI running for patch 5.2, but there are quite a few taint-errors associated with Stuf Unitframes, which has yet to be updated for patch 5.2. As soon as a new version of Stuf Unitframes becomes available, I'll upload version 1.11 of the UI.

Edit: Aaaaaaaaand it's up!
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I'll try to get a new version of the UI compatible with patch 5.2, as soon as the major addon releases are updated as well. Hang tight.

Originally Posted by Madcat75
oops sorry I got it to work for my resolution now
Glad you got it working!
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oops sorry I got it to work for my resolution now
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Originally Posted by pinner
Understandable. I appreciate you trying. It really is a fantastic UI. I'm sad that people have gone the way of not making "fantasy" UI's anymore and sticking to these "futuristic" ugly things like ElvUI.

I tried to update this one myself, but can't figure out where to put those lines he mentioned. I tried adding them to KGPanels in their script areas, but it didn't work. So that's the rub bub, no big deal. Thanks again for trying via trial!
I can probably tell you (with the help of a screenshot) where to input the code for the kgPanels pet-battle-fix. Hang on.


To make sure no textures are bothering you during a Pet Battle, just input the code:
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PetBattleFrame:HookScript("OnShow",function() self:Hide() end)
PetBattleFrame:HookScript("OnHide",function() self:Show() end)
under the onLoad section of every texture in the "Active Panels" category.
So, "actionbarLeft", "actionbarRight", "aionRaidBG", "aionTargetPro" etc.
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Originally Posted by pinner
Understandable. I appreciate you trying. It really is a fantastic UI. I'm sad that people have gone the way of not making "fantasy" UI's anymore and sticking to these "futuristic" ugly things like ElvUI.

I tried to update this one myself, but can't figure out where to put those lines he mentioned. I tried adding them to KGPanels in their script areas, but it didn't work. So that's the rub bub, no big deal. Thanks again for trying via trial!
I can probably tell you (with the help of a screenshot) where to input the code for the kgPanels pet-battle-fix. Hang on.
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I was wondering if this was looking at an update anytime soon? I love this UI, it's actually my favorite in terms of MMO's these days. I was never a huge Aion fan, but I loved their UI.

That being said, I'd definitely love to see an up-to-date version of this!

Also, until that time, can anyone tell me where exactly I place that code in the panels below? I'd like to get pet battles fully operational.

Thanks!
I'll try to get an updated version including the pet-battle-fix uploaded before the end of the week. Glad you like the UI.
I just realized I can't test the Pet Battle system using a trial account - just tried it, and even though it allowed me to queue, I received an error when I tried joining a battle.
The thing is, I haven't played the game in a long time, but I managed to keep the UI up-2-date by using the WoW trial option. I really don't want to re-sub just for the sake of updating the UI, even if I really like working on this UI. Sorry!
Understandable. I appreciate you trying. It really is a fantastic UI. I'm sad that people have gone the way of not making "fantasy" UI's anymore and sticking to these "futuristic" ugly things like ElvUI.

I tried to update this one myself, but can't figure out where to put those lines he mentioned. I tried adding them to KGPanels in their script areas, but it didn't work. So that's the rub bub, no big deal. Thanks again for trying via trial!
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