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Mists of Pandaria (5.0.4)
Updated:07-12-14 08:40 PM
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Version: 5.4.8.4
by: Torhal [More]
_Cursor adds detailed, customizable cursor trails to your UI. If you've ever lost track of your mouse in a hectic battle, or if you're looking to put the finishing touches on your stylized UI, look no further. _Cursor uses World of Warcraft's built-in spell effects to offer a variety of preset cursor looks while leaving your system's resources free for more important things.

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The Cursor

Each character's cursor can be customized to match that character's style. They can have multiple layers, so you can mix and match different styles. Each layer can show one of many preselected effects, or you can choose your own “Custom” model effect from the game's files. In addition, you can scale, rotate, and move layers around to stack them up in unique ways.

Saved Sets

A “Set” is a pre-packaged cursor, like a template that you can save and load between characters. _Cursor comes with a few default sets, such as the “Energy Beam” default, pictured to the right. But if a lightning cursor doesn't fit with your character, feel free to save your old set and create something more fitting from scratch.


Options

_Cursor's extensive configuration is available in the Interface Options window, or simply with the “/cursor” slash command.

Sets

Save, load, and delete cursors for your other characters to use. Select your saved sets from the dropdown menu, or type a name in directly.

Cursor

Lets you preview and edit each layer of your active cursor. Every layer has a tab associated with it, and they can be toggled on or off using the Model Enabled checkbox.

Preset Type
The category of preset effects, such as “Particle Trail” or “Glow”. With a category selected, see the Preset Name dropdown box below to browse effects in that category. The “Custom” category allows you to specify any model file's path within the game.
Preset Name
This dropdown lists all preset effects in the chosen Preset Type. Select one to preview and use it for the active layer.
File Path
Shows the location of the current effect model. When the “Custom” Preset Type is selected, you may edit this path freely. However, you must leave out the file extension.
The checkered box on the right side previews the layer behind a dummy cursor. The preview is animated, and can be sped up or stopped by clicking on it. The self-explanatory slider bars to the left and below the preview move the cursor up/down and left/right in relation to the cursor, respectively.

The Scale slider controls how large the effect should be drawn, ranging from half-size to four times normal size. Lastly, the Facing slider controls the direction that the model looks, where moving the slider from one end to the other will rotate it completely.
  • 5.0.0.1: Added zhCN localization.
  • 4.3.0.1: Bumped TOC for 4.3.
  • 4.2.0.1: Bumped TOC for 4.2.
  • 4.1.0.1: Bumped TOC for 4.1.
  • 4.0.0.1: Updated dropdown menus for compatibility with patch 4.0.1.
  • 3.3.0.2: The cursor trail now hides during FMV cinematics such as the Wrathgate event.
  • 3.3.0.1: Bumped TOC for 3.3.
  • 3.2.0.1: Bumped TOC for 3.2.
  • 3.1.0.2: Removed all indicator presets, as they now loop continuously, and also removed the stun swirl preset since it seems to have been removed.
Archived Files (11)
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5.0.0.1
18kB
Torhal
08-28-12 09:43 AM
4.3.0.1
16kB
Saiket
11-29-11 06:07 PM
4.2.0.1
16kB
Saiket
06-28-11 02:23 PM
4.1.0.1
16kB
Saiket
04-26-11 10:57 AM
4.0.0.1
16kB
Saiket
10-12-10 04:08 PM
3.3.0.2
16kB
Saiket
03-23-10 01:57 PM
3.3.0.1
16kB
Saiket
12-08-09 02:57 PM
3.2.0.1
16kB
Saiket
08-04-09 04:13 PM
3.1.0.2
16kB
Saiket
04-15-09 05:40 PM
3.0.8.1
16kB
Saiket
02-02-09 04:39 PM
3.0.2.3
12kB
Saiket
10-14-08 12:01 PM


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Love this thanks
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Woot

Thank's best mod ever made for wow YET!.. I was tired of looking at WoW default cursor for pass 3 years.... about time someone made a cursor mod this good. >.>

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works nice, sweet thing
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Wow.... This is amazing! It makes the cursor look so cool!!!!

EDIT: Will it be possible to set up profiles in future? I made a shadowy trail for my lock and a green nature trail for my druid but unless I missed something I have to switch them manually at logon.
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Originally posted by shobu
Will it be possible to set up profiles in future? I made a shadowy trail for my lock and a green nature trail for my druid but unless I missed something I have to switch them manually at logon.
The cursors should be saved separately for each character, so if you configure the nature cursor on your druid, it shouldn't change the cursor your warlock had. Is that not working right for you?

Also, the "Sets" dropdown box at the top of the configuration menu is a simplified sort of profiles menu that you can use to save cursor looks and share them across your characters.
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Originally posted by Saiket
The cursors should be saved separately for each character, so if you configure the nature cursor on your druid, it shouldn't change the cursor your warlock had. Is that not working right for you?

Also, the "Sets" dropdown box at the top of the configuration menu is a simplified sort of profiles menu that you can use to save cursor looks and share them across your characters.
Gotcha... Turns out I was just being a noob.

BTW, this looks great with the WC3 Nightelf cursor which can be downloaded here: http://www.curse.com/downloads/details/10797/
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This Cursor Addon is Awesome! I love it! Thank you for sharing!
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really impressionant

I keep it right now.


Thanks Saiket.
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I can't believe I had never heard of this mod before. Great work!
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Great job + wrath build 9014 gui bugs

First off, amazing mod
I only discovered it through _Corpse
(was curious to see what else you've cooked up).

The options are broken in current WotLK beta / ptr builds
(9014 at time of posting).

Edit: Removed a bunch of unneeded code
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I've got a working version on my SVN, but I removed the compatibility code for non-WotLK clients. I'll post it as a separate WotLK-only addon tomorrow. Thanks for reminding me that other people like to use this mod though.
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Alright, I split off the WotLK branch of _Cursor entirely, and it's now accessible on its own download page. That version now hides the cursor model when taking screenshots or viewing cinematics.

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Edit: WotLK Beta version removed.
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patch 3.0.2

CreateFrame(): Couldn't find inherited node "OptionFrameBoxTemplate"
Count: 1

Call Stack:
[C]: ?
[C]: ?
[C]: in function `CreateFrame'
Interface\AddOns\_Cursor\_Cursor.Options.lua:31: in main chunk

Interface\AddOns\_Cursor\_Cursor.lua:329: attempt to call field 'Update' (a nil value)
Count: 1

Call Stack:
[C]: in function `Update'
Interface\AddOns\_Cursor\_Cursor.lua:329: in function `?'
Interface\AddOns\_Cursor\_Cursor.lua:345: in function <Interface\AddOns\_Cursor\_Cursor.lua:343>
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Originally posted by Tenelov
patch 3.0.2

CreateFrame(): Couldn't find inherited node "OptionFrameBoxTemplate"
Count: 1
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That's the older version, 3.0.1.3. The current 3.0.2.3 version fixes this.
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Love this mod. My favorite cursor has electric blue tail with exectutioner. Named it executioner thunderfury XD

This mod is too much fun!
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