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Version: 2.13.3
by: Seerah [More]
In my quest to find the perfect tooltip mod, I decided to create my own and have a learning experience. Thus, TipTop was born. TipTop seeks to modify the default tip instead of replace it.



Apparently, my comments are a magnet for bug reports and feature requests, despite the buttons for them to the right to put them on my portal, the FAQ saying to put them on my portal (with links even!), and repeated requests in the comments section to put them at my portal. So I'll put it here in big, colorful, bold letters.
FEATURE REQUESTS AND BUG REPORTS NEED TO BE PUT ON MY PORTAL. IF YOU PUT THEM IN MY COMMENTS, THEY WILL MOST LIKELY BE FORGOTTEN AND/OR IGNORED.
I appreciate the time that you take to report bugs and request things, but please appreciate the time/effort that it takes me to go through them and remember them, and please just put them in the correct location.



Features:
  • optional class-colored border for units (optional support for !ClassColors)
  • optional difficulty-colored border for units
  • option to display class icon before unit's name in tooltip (off by default)
  • option to display guild rank (off by default)
  • added target text line
  • "faded" tip if unit is tapped, dead, or offline
  • custom border, background, and status bar textures
  • custom font selection, plus option of Outline, etc.
  • custom background color/alpha
  • custom health bar color, including class-colored
  • ability to move the tooltip or attach to cursor
  • can show health on statusbar in four different formats
  • health bar may be above or below the tooltip, or be contained inside the tooltip
  • item-quality colored border for items
  • raid icon display
  • added talent text line
  • displays (Rare), (AFK), and (DND) when possible, next to the unit's name
  • option to display elite/rare elite graphic for those units
  • adjust tip background alpha
  • SharedMedia support
  • each character has a choice of using either a global or character specific profile



FAQ:

Where are the options?
The options panel is located on the addons page of the Interface Options panel. Hit escape, go to Interface, click the AddOns tab, and you'll see TipTop listed there. You can also use the slash commands /tiptop or /tip

How do I move the tooltip?
In the TipTop config window, scroll down until you see the anchor settings. You may either anchor the mouse to the cursor, or to a side/corner of the screen. Note that x,y offsets only work when the tip is *not* anchored to the cursor. This is a limitation set by the game's API, and I will not code in the hacks that other tooltip addons use to get around this. I suggest using the alpha setting instead so the tip doesn't block your view so much.

I want the tooltip offset from the cursor - will you add it or is it bugged?
See above.

Where can I find more fonts/borders/bar textures?
For further font choices, I suggest the SharedMedia addon. Have a font you want to use that's not in there? Read the "Instructions for MyMedia.txt" file in the SharedMedia folder.

How can I give feedback?
Feel free to leave your comments/questions here, but all bug reports and feature requests need to go to my portal if you want me to remember to do them.

Can I use your code/textures?
All use of my code and custom textures separate from TipTop must be for your own personal use and they may not be redistributed separate from the addon. You may use snippets of my code in addons you intend to distribute only after receiving permission, and credit must be given.

Can I redistribute this addon?
My addons may only be redistributed in UI compilations, and any mention of the addon must point to its download page or my portal, both on wowinterface.

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2.13.3
- added missing logic check to fix error on line 296

2.13.2
- logic check to fix error in 5.4
- updated Ace3 libs
- updated TOC for 5.4

2.13.1
- fix for nil error reported by Ookami.kun

2.13
- updated TOC for 5.2
- updated libraries
- added new feature: ability to display guild rank (off by default)

2.12
- updated TOC to 5.1
- put in fix for white borders on clickable tooltips when border is hidden or not set to color by item quality
- skin Blizz's new compare tips for clickable tooltips
- fixed level logic for difficulty coloring

2.11.1
- put in check to only set percent health text if <= 100%
- this fixes errors where the client would wrongly report a maxhp of 1

2.11
- updated TOC for MoP
- updated libs
- added Monk class icon
- fixed talents - they now only show Specialization, no talent points
- added option to truncate health text
- cleaned up code a tad
- localized new globals in the upvalues list
- added optional faction icon to tooltip (settings located in "Extra Stuff" section)
- removed "MONOCHROME" font flag because it currently crashes the client
- changed "THICK OUTLINE" font flag to "MONOCHROME OUTLINE" (this won't crash you)
- changed two included statusbar textures - converted to .blp properly this time

2.9.4
- updated TOC for 4.3
- updated libs

2.9.3
- fixed a bug with the short talents option when mousing over someone with no talent spec

2.9.2
- that was quick! today's mini-patch fixed heirloom item colors (removed override code from TipTop)

2.9.1
- attempt to fix Blizz bug where Heirloom items are colored white (this only fixes the tooltip borders, I filed a bug report to fix on the servers)

2.9
- added option to only show main spec name (hiding the talent points)

2.8.3
- updated libs
- tweaked options layout for larger window

2.8.2
- bumped TOC number for 4.2
- all seems to be working as expected!

2.8.1
- updated libs
- fixed: health bars now stay your custom color!

2.8
- the health bar on the tooltip may now be colored by class

2.7
- FIXED: nil error when trying to get talents from players who haven't chosen their spec yet
- NEW: draggable frame for quick repositioning of the tooltip. X,Y coordinates are still available for fine tuning. Don't want to use the mover frame? It's not created or anything until you click the config button for it.

2.6
- optimizations to talent gathering code

2.5
- updated for Cataclysm
- changed "INSPECT_TALENT_READY" to "INSPECT_READY"
- use GUID returned by new event to only grab talents for the unit I requested
- fix for changes to GetTalentTabInfo()
- updated all libraries

2.4
- fiddled with padding between statusbar and frame border when the health bar is inside
- can now color the border by level difficulty (if class and difficulty are *both* selected, friendly units will be colored by class, and others will be by difficulty)
- changed hp display for units with no maxhp (ex. walls in WG) so that maxhp is 1 - this displays their current health, at least, instead of forcing the text to be blank
- fix for random/rare error with talents

2.3.2
- refix for talent spam

2.3.1
- hopefully fixed: nil error and repeating icon bug
- fixed: minimum width for tooltip (code is for aesthetics and to fit in health display)
- updated: libs and TOC number

2.3
- Fixed: talent text spamming the tooltip for some raid frames
- Fixed: Elite graphic not obeying its checkbox in options
- Added: option to display class icon next to name in tooltip (off by default)

2.2
- you can now set the font flags for the tooltips' text (Outline, etc)
- if you have the elite graphic enabled, it will now show for bosses too

2.1.1
- added support for WorldMapTooltip
- fixed health percent display for "units" with no health (gates in Wintergrasp, for example)

2.1
- added a couple additional checks to silence a couple errors
- added some additional options for profiles (copy from default profile and reset profile)

2.0.1
- fixed error for custom created frames/tooltips that try to look like the game tooltip - let me know if something's still awry
- fixed an oopsie - target text works again (had accidentally deleted the line that called its function >.< )

2.0
- semi-rewrite of 1.x
- the ability to have the health bar inside the tip is back
- rearranged options
- new health bar color option
- added an elite/rare elite graphic option for hubby
- changed directory structure and pushed media into a media subdirectory
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@Purity:

You'd have to find the line in the tooltip (generally line 2), check to see if it is the player's guild name (it won't be if they're not in a guild), and replace it with your own version of line 2 that is colored how you want it. iirc


@Braysen:

I am not having an issue with the border across characters (I'm not using default settings atm)... My guess is that you are using a border included with a different addon and the border is being added to SharedMedia later than TipTop looks for it. There *might* be something I can do about that, I don't know right now off the top of my head. But without knowing what border and/or what addon is loading it into LSM, I can't really help.
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Love it!!! Just one question...

I love this add-on!! This just replaced TWO add-ons, saving me time and system resources. TY!!

I do have one small issue... The border changes every time I log into a different character. I have it set for one profile for all characters, and it ports all the other settings except the border style. Not a big deal to change... only takes about 10 seconds to change it back... but it's a bit of a hassle.

Great work! Please, please keep this add-on updated for many patches to come!
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Hi, I am trying to change the color of guild names and or player titles in the tooltip. All of the names and titles and stuff in the same color white gets difficult for my tired eyes late at night. Could you help me with what line of code I need to add or adjust?

Thank you, I really like your tiptop addon.
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P3lim: bah - I've never seen the point of those mods and thus have never used them (If you have them as your target and are too lazy to type out their name, then just use the right-click menu to whisper them.) But I'll change it to /tip

JMHammer: thanks for the reminder! I KNEW I was forgetting something important!

edit: yes, options are reset
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Hi, Seerah. Great job!

Is there any way to import settings from 1.8.9, or is 1.9 different enough that TipTop needs to be set up from scratch?

I ask because when I logged in with 1.9, all of the TipTop settings were back to their defaults. So I logged out, replaced the TipTop.lua SV file with my backup, but it still shows the defaults.

It's not a big deal to configure it again; I'm just wondering.

Thanks again for TipTop!
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/tt would interfere with TellTarget addons, please change it to /tip or something
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Please post your error in the Bug Reports section of my portal (the link is right under the download button or in the addon's FAQ). Also, please provide additional information, such as when the error occurs, if you have any other addons that attempt to check talents, and whether the error persists for you with no other addons enabled.

Thanks. It was working fine for me earlier and for my hubby right now, so any help to find the bug is going to have to come from you.
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error:

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[2009/08/13 21:07:30-1464-x1]: TipTop-1.8.8\tiptop.lua:293: attempt to concatenate field 'tree' (a nil value)
TipTop-1.8.8\tiptop.lua:427: in function <Interface\AddOns\TipTop\tiptop.lua:423>

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Originally posted by Wazman
This is the only error I'm getting:



What's happening is that the background is transparent (it should be black). Otherwise, everything looks right.
When did this start? I'm not sure why that would be happening... If you delete/remove the saved variables for TipTop, does that fix it? Wondering if they got corrupt or something... sv's are founds at WTF\Account\<youraccount>\Saved Variables
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This is the only error I'm getting:

[2009/08/11 19:17:29-130-x1]: TipTop-1.8.8\tiptop.lua:72: attempt to index field 'bgColor' (a nil value)
TipTop-1.8.8\tiptop.lua:406: in function <Interface\AddOns\TipTop\tiptop.lua:404>

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What's happening is that the background is transparent (it should be black). Otherwise, everything looks right.
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Originally posted by euda
I personally had no issue with this mod on 3.2 patch, but border colors don't seem to behave as I'd expect since I installed this.

Border color was defined to be black, but all item tooltips (moueover and links) have a solid white border. Is this intended or something interfering?
Are they common (white) quality items? There is a setting to color borders by item quality.
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I personally had no issue with this mod on 3.2 patch, but border colors don't seem to behave as I'd expect since I installed this.

Border color was defined to be black, but all item tooltips (moueover and links) have a solid white border. Is this intended or something interfering?
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I just reactivated my account after a hiatus and plan on touching up all of my addons. But is there anything in particular that's not working for you? All I know that needs fixed has to do with being friendly to other talent checking addons. Other than that (which doesn't affect me really), it works perfectly fine. Anything in particular that needs fixing for you?
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Any chance this will be updated for 3.2?
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Please install the latest version of TipTop. If that doesn't fix your bug, then can I have some more info like when the error occurs?
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