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10-11-20, 03:09 AM   #1
glupikreten
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PLAYER_LEVEL_UP event

Hi,

Quick question

If i do something like this

Code:
print(UnitMaxXP("player"))
local f = CreateFrame("Frame")
f:RegisterEvent("PLAYER_LEVEL_UP")
f:SetScript(
	"OnEvent",
	function()
		print(UnitMaxXP("player"))
	end
)
Shouldn't i get different prints? Because for some reason i get the same... Like there is some delay or something in updating new player xp cap... if i put timer in that function with 1-2 seconds i get new value of max xp.

Is that like normal behaviour?
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10-11-20, 03:42 AM   #2
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It might have a delay similar to the player level function UnitLevel. But at least with that the PLAYER_LEVEL_CHANGED shows the old and new levels ... but ... you could try that event to see if it triggers after PLAYER_LEVEL_UP and may be enough for the new functions to have access to the new values.
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10-11-20, 08:07 AM   #3
glupikreten
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PLAYER_LEVEL_CHANGED works...

I found PLAYER_LEVEL_UP and just didnt think of searching for other event that fires when player levels up... (or levels can go down too?)

In any case thank you.
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10-11-20, 10:14 AM   #4
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Although not applicable here since you found an event that works.... this is an alternative solution you could use when its necessary to defer an update:

Lua Code:
  1. local function doSomething()
  2.     -- do something
  3. end
  4.  
  5. local f = CreateFrame("Frame")
  6. f:RegisterEvent("SOME_EVENT")
  7. f:HookScript("OnEvent", function()
  8.     C_Timer.After(0, doSomething)  -- wait until the next frame to do something
  9. end)
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10-11-20, 10:48 AM   #5
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Oh never crossed my mind to try something after 0 seconds...

Ill remember that.

Thank you
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10-11-20, 01:52 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by glupikreten View Post
(or levels can go down too?)
They will when Shadowlands launches.
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