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NowCarrying
Version: 1.5
by: kerrang [More]
NowCarrying 1.5
by <Damage Inc> of (EU)Draenor - email damageinc [at] theedgeofthevoid.com

NowCarrying monitors any stackable items you receive/are carrying.
When you gain/lose one-or-more of these it replaces the message
You receive [ITEM]xN
with
Now Carrying T [ITEM] (+/-N)
where N is the amount you've gained/lost
and T is the total you are carrying.

So instead of
"You receive [Knothide Leather]x2"
you would get something like
"Now Carrying 22 [Knothide Leather] (+2)"

Why do this?
Unlike the Blizzard message, which only appears on looting corpses or when crafting
NowCarrying gives a message when taking things from Mailboxes, Banks, Trading etc.

In fact ANY time your inventory changes!

So you're farming for a specific number of items and you can see how many you have
EVERY time you loot one - without having to open your bags.

When you use a spell/ability which requires reagents, you see how many reagents you
have left.

When you eat/drink/use potions/bandages etc., you see how many of these you have
remaining.

When you craft an item you see the remaining raw materials


FAQ

Q - I sometimes get the standard "You receive..." message for items which are stackable
A - Items which are not in your local itemcache are reported 'unstackable' until the server updates
The message may appear the first time you see a particular item - nothing I can do about that...
Version 1.5
Updated INTERFACE (no longer need to load out-of-date addons!)

Version 1.4
Changed to using ChatFilter API

Version 1.3
3.0.3 compatible

Version 1.2
WOTLK BETA compatible

Version 1.1
Item in ammo slot suppressed during combat (mainly to avoid driving hunters mad!)
NowCarrying addon-loaded message removed.
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Unread 08-09-08, 09:55 PM  
oddtoddy
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This is one of those addons that is so simple, yet so very useful. Thanks!
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Unread 08-15-08, 07:39 AM  
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Is there a way to remove the 'Ammo' being one of the items it notices all the time and blows up my chat box with it? I'm a Marksman Hunter and I'm missing out on other things in my chat box because of the Ammo Update spam from this.

Other than that tiny annoyance, this is one of the most well-done UI addons I'm using... and I'm using an aweful lot of them.
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Unread 08-15-08, 01:52 PM  
kerrang
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Originally posted by Bornabe
Is there a way to remove the 'Ammo' being one of the items it notices all the time and blows up my chat box with it? I'm a Marksman Hunter and I'm missing out on other things in my chat box because of the Ammo Update spam from this.
My first thought is to suppress whatever is in your ammo slot when you're in-combat - that's fairly easy.

This means no warning when you're running low on ammo tho - perhaps I should suppress the current ammo item when there's more than 1 stack left and you're in-combat?

or do Hunters have other methods for warning them of low ammo?
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Unread 08-16-08, 08:51 AM  
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Maybe have it as a Checkbox or an Option to have it show or hide ammo, as it's a great idea for Hunter's with no other addons, but I myself use AmmoFu with FuBar and it lets me know how much ammo I have.

I don't think I could live without this addon, you have done an amazing job with this. It's simple, yet extremely effictive and useful for soooooo many reasons.
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Unread 08-16-08, 03:13 PM  
kerrang
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I've uploaded 1.1 (it's awaiting approval atm) which excludes the currently selected 'ammo' item when you're in-combat.

I think that should stop you going too mad
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Unread 08-23-08, 03:06 PM  
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1.2 uploaded (awaiting approval atm)

The ONLY change is that this version works with both normal WOW and the latest WOTLK BETA Client (8820)
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Unread 09-23-08, 10:33 AM  
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IMPORTANT NOTE: My email address got scrambled at some point as has been corrected both in the mod and on WOWI here - apologies to anyone who's emailed the 'defunct' GMail address and receive no reply!!
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Unread 11-08-08, 09:11 AM  
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This mod has not been hiding "You receive [sample item]" text at all for me. It is supposed to do that right?
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Unread 11-09-08, 10:43 AM  
kerrang
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It seems they changed the way chat 'filtering' works in 3.0.2 or 3.0.3 - the latest (1.3) SHOULD work aok tho...
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Unread 11-09-08, 08:06 PM  
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Feature suggestion and issues

I'd like to first say that this is an excellent idea for an addon. Unfortunately, I've come across a rather severe problem with it. When NowCarrying is enabled, it blocks all other chat messages from appearing. Nothing in guild, say, yell, general, trade, LookingForGroup, anything. Oddly enough, the combat log still works just fine.

I determined this by having no other addons loaded except "Ampere", "BugGrabber", "BugSack", and "NowCarrying". No messages appeared. Upon removing NowCarrying from that list, everything worked fine again.

Also, while I'm at it, I'd absolutely love it if there was an option for the addon to report values only on item gains or losses, and not both. If that's too much to ask, don't worry about it.

Thank you again for the addon, and I hope it gets fixed soon!
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Unread 11-10-08, 07:59 AM  
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Re: Feature suggestion and issues

Originally posted by SumRGai
Also, while I'm at it, I'd absolutely love it if there was an option for the addon to report values only on item gains or losses, and not both. If that's too much to ask, don't worry about it.
That doesn't make sense? You either gain an item or lose one - you can't do both at the same time!?!?

I'm GUESSING you mean an option 'dont show losses' or 'dont show gains' - and whilst I realise people who use addons are OBSESSED with having options - I can't think of a good reason why you'd EVER want to suppress those (aside from the hunter ammo issue we've addressed?)????

Meanwhile - I've uploaded a new version which uses the new Blizzard chatfilters (that they didn't bother telling they'd written) - being an addon writer is an endless walk through 'Guesswork Forest'
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Unread 11-10-08, 09:02 AM  
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Re: Feature suggestion and issues

Originally posted by SumRGai
I'd like to first say that this is an excellent idea for an addon. Unfortunately, I've come across a rather severe problem with it. When NowCarrying is enabled, it blocks all other chat messages from appearing. Nothing in guild, say, yell, general, trade, LookingForGroup, anything. Oddly enough, the combat log still works just fine.
This.
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Unread 11-10-08, 12:55 PM  
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Re: Re: Feature suggestion and issues

The problem with blocking chat message seems to be fixed. Thank you! Though, there seem to be a few lingering things that look like debug messages. Specifically, if I loot something I already have 1 stack of, it prints ">>X" in the chat window, where X is the maximum stack size.

Originally posted by kerrang
I'm GUESSING you mean an option 'dont show losses' or 'dont show gains'...
This is correct, I'm sorry if I was unclear. The major reason I want this option is to cut down on spam. I can see how this option would be useful, and I would probably use it if I didn't play a hunter. Since I don't use many reagents, anytime I'm losing an item, I'm usually well aware of that already, and don't need any reminders. It's not a very big deal, just a small suggestion.

As another suggestion for a potential feature (again, this is just a suggestion, not a demand), it would be great if this addon could also add how much money you have after you loot coins.

Thank you again for the quick fix!
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Unread 11-10-08, 03:16 PM  
kerrang
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On the debug messages - try downloading the zip when the re-upload is authorised (should be done by the time this message appears) - I'm working from my laptop here and it's ZIP utility is a bit screwy.

On the options - NC is such a simple mod I really don't want to triple it's size by putting in options.

I can't imagine why people would want to disable the 'receive' messages - and you only get 'reduced' inventory messages at vendors etc. so it's not really noticable spam...

Cash - I'd have thought 99% of people have their cash totals on-screen anyway??
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Unread 11-10-08, 05:18 PM  
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Your TOC hasn't been updated to WoW v. 30000

I don't load out of date addons, since most of them are broken now.

Good work.
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