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Forum: Lua/XML Help Yesterday, 04:14 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Phanx
The Lua code I posted is a direct conversion of...

The Lua code I posted is a direct conversion of the XML code in your previous post.



You may want to read the Wowpedia page about layers (http://wowpedia.org/Draw_Layer). Draw layers only affect...
Forum: General Authoring Discussion Yesterday, 01:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 201
Posted By Phanx
If you can't use unit tokens (eg. party1) instead...

If you can't use unit tokens (eg. party1) instead of names, then you'd want to register for PLAYER_ENTERING_WORLD and/or ZONE_CHANGED_NEW_AREA and check the return values from GetInstanceInfo to...
Forum: Lua/XML Help Yesterday, 01:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 123
Posted By Phanx
What makes you think that DeclineGroup is "not...

What makes you think that DeclineGroup is "not working" ? If you think that because it's not hiding the invitation popup, you are mistaken -- you need to either hide the popup yourself (declining a...
Forum: Lua/XML Help Yesterday, 01:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 332
Posted By Phanx
Unless you're really in love with XML from some...

Unless you're really in love with XML from some prior programming experience, I'd suggest writing your addon in Lua only. It's much less verbose, and reduces the need for you to learn two separate...
Forum: AddOn Search/Requests Yesterday, 01:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 545
Posted By Phanx
While I admit that being a dick can be oh so...

While I admit that being a dick can be oh so satisfying sometimes, in this case it probably would have been better to point out that the frame does need to be hidden because you later set an OnUpdate...
Forum: General Authoring Discussion 11-21-14, 09:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By Phanx
Awesome, thanks.

Awesome, thanks.
Forum: Lua/XML Help 11-21-14, 09:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 200
Posted By Phanx
I'm not really sure what the purpose of this...

I'm not really sure what the purpose of this question is... if you have an addon that wants to add mailbox icons in Gnomeregan, you'd just have the mapID hardcoded in the addon along with the...
Forum: General Authoring Discussion 11-21-14, 08:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By Phanx
WTB instance map IDs for garrisons

I need instance map IDs for all levels of both factions' garrisons. So far I have found (and added to the instanceMapID (http://wowpedia.org/InstanceMapID) page on Wowpedia) the following:


1153 =...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 11-21-14, 04:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 379
Posted By Phanx
Regarding the API, it's actually using...

Regarding the API, it's actually using GetUnitPitch (http://wowprogramming.com/docs/api/GetUnitPitch), so it will only work if you don't move the camera from the default "right behind the player,...
Forum: AddOn Help/Support 11-21-14, 02:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By Phanx
Well, I don't have time (or interest) to make all...

Well, I don't have time (or interest) to make all the changes for you, but as a general idea you'd need edit the code in Indicators/Bar.lua to:

- act on the frame backdrop color instead of the...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 11-20-14, 10:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 379
Posted By Phanx
I said the API function to determine the angle of...

I said the API function to determine the angle of the player's camera (and the AVR addon that Blizzard didn't like) was killed in Wrath. I've never even heard of the addon you linked, but based on...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 11-20-14, 09:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 183
Posted By Phanx
AceConfig is extremely large, though. If all you...

AceConfig is extremely large, though. If all you want to do is add a few simple checkboxes, sliders, and dropdowns, embedding over 250 KB worth of libraries for that is rather massive overkill.

Zork...
Forum: AddOn Search/Requests 11-20-14, 09:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 176
Posted By Phanx
As detailed in your other thread about the same...

As detailed in your other thread about the same addon (http://www.wowinterface.com/forums/showthread.php?t=50533) that is no longer possible, and hasn't been possible for quite a few years now.
Forum: Lua/XML Help 11-20-14, 09:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 379
Posted By Phanx
This was broken way back in the Wrath of the Lich...

This was broken way back in the Wrath of the Lich King expansion, and it was done to break an addon called AVR, which used this information to draw stuff "in the game world" to trivialize raid boss...
Forum: General Authoring Discussion 11-20-14, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By Phanx
Like I said, nobody actually looking up the...

Like I said, nobody actually looking up the continent and zone indices and calling AddZWaypoint; they were calling AddWaypoint to add a waypoint in the player's current zone without having to know...
Forum: General WoW Chat 11-20-14, 09:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 763
Posted By Phanx
The attached file from Grid consistently causes...

The attached file from Grid consistently causes the "unknown error" message in WoW Global Finder, but does not contain any syntax errors and works fine in WoW.
Forum: AddOn Help/Support 11-20-14, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By Phanx
Can you be more specific about what you want to...

Can you be more specific about what you want to change, and how you want to change it?
Forum: Minion 11-19-14, 05:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 356
Posted By Phanx
You'd think that would be the case, but it's not,...

You'd think that would be the case, but it's not, unless it's been changed in the last few weeks. Every time I've tried it, it reports tons of addons as needing updates, but if I actually look at the...
Forum: Minion 11-19-14, 02:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 356
Posted By Phanx
It's not even that sophisticated... it's...

It's not even that sophisticated... it's literally just checking if both version numbers/strings are the same and telling you to update if they're not. If you have version 9 installed, but the WoWI...
Forum: AddOn Help/Support 11-19-14, 02:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 100
Posted By Phanx
As with your other thread, this error is caused...

As with your other thread, this error is caused by your addon being out of date. The latest version of Atlas is 13.01.00, and you can get it...
Forum: AddOn Help/Support 11-19-14, 02:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 89
Posted By Phanx
It is not possible for an addon to get any...

It is not possible for an addon to get any information about auctions unless you are at the auction house.
Forum: General WoW Chat 11-19-14, 02:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 763
Posted By Phanx
If you just want to look at the source code for...

If you just want to look at the source code for the Blizzard UI, you do not need any special tools, and you do not need to manually extract anything out of the game data files. Just use the links in...
Forum: General WoW Chat 11-19-14, 01:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 763
Posted By Phanx
http://www.townlong-yak.com/framexml Or you can...

http://www.townlong-yak.com/framexml

Or you can just extract it from your game client:

http://wowpedia.org/Viewing_Blizzard's_interface_code
Forum: General WoW Chat 11-18-14, 10:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 763
Posted By Phanx
A nicer version of WoW Global Finder...

A nicer version of WoW Global Finder (http://www.wowinterface.com/downloads/info18309-WowGlobalFinderNOTANADDON.html) with:

- The ability to select a folder and scan through it and all its...
Forum: Macro Help 11-18-14, 10:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By Phanx
I have no idea how any Ace3 libraries have...

I have no idea how any Ace3 libraries have anything to do with extracting stats from tooltips.

I'd suggest hooking the OnShow script for the compare tooltips instead of listening for the modifier...
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