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Ion  Updated less than 3 days ago!  Popular! (More than 5000 hits)
Version: Hydrogen-10.3 Beta
by: Maul, Jrosk, SLOKnightfall

Ion!
A macro-based action bar addon. It can stand on its own or supplement any other action bar addon or even the default Blizzard UI.

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"Feel the power of the macro side..."
A WoW 5.x Mists of Pandaria addon.

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Be sure to check out the Optional Ion Addons to give you additional control over UI elements other than buttons using the Ion UI configuration framework.


Features -
  • An unlimited number of macros, create as many bars/buttons as you want/need per character!
  • Are you a keybinder extreme? Use the button storage area for all your macros/keybinds! No buttons on screen needed!
  • Are you a clicker extrodanaire? As many buttons on the screen you want where you want, when you want!
  • Macros the size of Texas! Up to 1024 characters in length!
  • Maul's unique mouseover key-binding system - where the mouseover binding system was born!
  • Many other of the favorite desired bar addon features and then some!
  • Button Facade support!
  • Every button in Macaroon is a macro button by default and in many ways they behave like normal action buttons. Buttons can also be set to be "action" or "pet" buttons.
Commands -
  • Type /ion to display a list of available commands, which are:
menu: Toggle the main menu
storage: Open the button storage area
create: Create a blank bar
delete: Delete the currently selected bar
config: Toggle configuration mode for all bars
add: Adds buttons to the currently selected bar (add or add #)
remove: Removes buttons from the currently selected bar (remove or remove #)
edit: Toggle edit mode for all buttons
bind: Toggle binding mode for all buttons
scale: Scale a bar to the desired size.
snapto: Toggle SnapTo for current bar
autohide: Toggle AutoHide for current bar
shape: Change current bar's shape
name: Change current bar's name
strata: Change current bar's frame strata
alpha: Change current bar's alpha (transparency)
alphaup: Set current bar's conditions to 'alpha up'
arcstart: Set current bar's starting arc location (in degrees)
arclen: Set current bar's arc length (in degrees)
columns: Set the number of columns for the current bar
padh: Set current bar's horizontal padding
padv: Set current bar's vertical padding
padhv: Adjust both horizontal and vertical padding of the current bar incrementally
showgrid: Toggle the current bar's showgrid flag
x: Change current bar's horizontal axis position
y: Change current bar's vertical axis position
state: Toggle states for the current bar (/mac state <state>). Type /mac statelist for vaild states
statelist: Print a list of valid states
load: Load a profile
lock: Lock buttons
Just remember: "With great flexibility comes great configuration..." - Maul
Trinity/Trinity Bars Note:
Ion, a World of Warcraft® user interface addon.
Copyright© 2006-2012 Connor H. Chenoweth, aka Maul


Hydrogen-10.3 Beta
-Reverted spell name change and added different work around for hunter call pet macros

Hydrogen-10.2 Beta
-Fixed TOC so bar position are global again. 10.1 accidentally contained a version that had the settings stored per character

Hydrogen-10.1 Beta
-Included SLOKnightfall's WoD updates
-Fixed mount macro's
-Fixed random mount macro
-Changed which spell name is used in the generated macro to fix issue with hunter pets summon macros not being correct.
-Created a list of spells that will ignore subtext in the spells. Mainly for hunter traps that were getting Trap Launcher added to the macro and not working.

Hydrogen-10 Beta
-Updating to Warlords of Draenor Expansion patch

Hydrogen-9 Beta
- Debug spam fix

Hydrogen-8 Beta
- Minor update to fix smaller issues

Hydrogen-7 Beta
- Updated for patch 5.4.1

Hydrogen-6 Beta
- Updated for patch 5.3

Hydrogen-5
- Spell Count bug fix (i.e. Death Knight's Scent of Blood count update)
- Spell Charges fix properly implemented

Hydrogen-4
- Forum version, include most hotfixes appearing on the forum (flyx, Nephyrin, chinoloco,kouik)
- should now display the appropriate tooltip in all cases.
- GetSpellCount replaced by GetSpellCharges (roll charges issues)
- spells with distinct subtypes between specs should be shown as useable in all cases.
- spell cooldowns should update (trash, symbiosis, disconnect/reconnect after a spec change should not show questionmark anymore)
- flyout should show the proper spell

Hydorgen-3

Hydrogen-2 Beta
- Updated for patch 5.1
- Fixed texture issue
- Dual spec toggle should work now
- Fixed extra bar action ID
- Other minor changes
- Sorry folks, that is all :(

Hydrogen-2 Beta
-Now scans profession spells
-Tentatively enabling/disabling of the Blizzard Main Bar should work
-Blizzard ExtraAction button should now only show if the Blizzard Bar is used
-Moved localization to one file

Hydrogen-1 Beta
- beta release for patch 5.0.4
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Originally Posted by anseloth
Originally Posted by KenNashua
So am I understanding the state of affairs for Macaroon users correctly?

1. Macaroon no longer supported
2. Replaced with Ion
3. You must manually set up all your bars, in all your stances, on all your characters?

1 and 2 are right, but, Maul is working on a way to import your old Macaroon settings into Ion.
I believe what KenNashua was asking in #3 was if there was currently a way to save individual profiles.

Example: I have 3 high level Druids on three different realms, I want to use the same button setup with all of them. In Macaroon, it was possible to set up the bars once, for one character, then save that setting. Then I could simply load the same profile for the other two Druids.

I can't figure out how to make Ion do that. Is there no way to save profiles at the moment? Or am I just unable to figure out how it's done.
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Ion Cds

I've noticed on the bars I have made I see the GCD swing on the icons but I'm not seeing the talent CD on the Icon.. Plus with the new talents like Druid Faire swarm they do not work in the bars. Am I missing something I forgot to DL and install?
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Originally Posted by KenNashua
So am I understanding the state of affairs for Macaroon users correctly?

1. Macaroon no longer supported
2. Replaced with Ion
3. You must manually set up all your bars, in all your stances, on all your characters?

1 and 2 are right, but, Maul is working on a way to import your old Macaroon settings into Ion.
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So am I understanding the state of affairs for Macaroon users correctly?

1. Macaroon no longer supported
2. Replaced with Ion
3. You must manually set up all your bars, in all your stances, on all your characters?

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Re: Spellbook bindings / Self cast

Originally Posted by ax0n
Now, I know that the Ion addon is still in beta but I really do miss the ability to manage key bindings directly in the spellbook / macro editor. Any plans to bring that functionality to Ion?
Yes, it will be through a supplemental addon. It already has a place in my addon list but I have not gotten to it yet.

Originally Posted by ax0n
I'm also unable to get self casting (standard Blizzard "Interface" setting) to work with Ion (can't find any in game Ion settings for it. Only a boolean "selfcast" in the settings file that doesn't seem to do anything). Is this a known bug or have I missed something?
Since Ion is a primarily a macro-based addon, the Blizzard option will not affect the way the macros are written or behave. I will be adding a global option in Ion that when selected, it will auto-write certain macros to cast as desired (self-cast, focus-cast, etc), but that is not in yet.
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Spellbook bindings / Self cast

First of all, thank you for an awesome addon. Haven't found a better action bar addon since the Trinity days. Can't play without it!

Now, I know that the Ion addon is still in beta but I really do miss the ability to manage key bindings directly in the spellbook / macro editor. Any plans to bring that functionality to Ion?

I'm also unable to get self casting (standard Blizzard "Interface" setting) to work with Ion (can't find any in game Ion settings for it. Only a boolean "selfcast" in the settings file that doesn't seem to do anything). Is this a known bug or have I missed something?
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Originally Posted by Thortok2000
Is there any easy way to port Macaroon settings over?
Not yet. All I can say is don't nuke them yet, I am working on porting some of it.
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Originally Posted by TyBudd
Wow, I've been gone for a while, it seems as if Macaroon is being changed into this Ion addon?


Do we have a step by step somewhere telling how to go about doing this? Do we uninstall Macaroon, or is Ion made in addition to macaroon?


All of our Mac macros, whats the easiest process to bring them to Ion?

Why was the change made? Ion vs Macaroon, what are the differences?
Right now there is nothing in yet for importing anything from Macaroon to Ion other than using Ion: Macaroon Macro Grabber to grab your Macaroon macros. The option to actually import them on Ion's side is not in yet.

Ion is in beta. It is not a finished addon. Blizzard released 5.0.4 a bit sooner than I expected.

The changes from Ion to Macaroon are many. Some are fundamental changes (such as bars that natively persists across characters) to some that are largely internal.

Blizzard made too many changes to the addon API for me to release in any practical manner a band-aided version of Macaroon, largely based on my own available time to code (or lack thereof). If I had an extra 168 hours each week, or perhaps a second primary dev for the project(s), both could be worked on in parallel and thus make the transition a bit easier.
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Is there any easy way to port Macaroon settings over?
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Originally Posted by drwoods
Is this the GUI?
It is part of it.

Originally Posted by drwoods
I was looking for something similar to the old Macaroon main window that let you do things like disable blizzard bars, etc.
The global GUI is not in yet. Which options will be global is still being worked out.
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Wow, I've been gone for a while, it seems as if Macaroon is being changed into this Ion addon?


Do we have a step by step somewhere telling how to go about doing this? Do we uninstall Macaroon, or is Ion made in addition to macaroon?


All of our Mac macros, whats the easiest process to bring them to Ion?

Why was the change made? Ion vs Macaroon, what are the differences?
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Re: Re: Re: Re: New to Ion

Originally Posted by anseloth
Originally Posted by drwoods
Originally Posted by anseloth
Originally Posted by drwoods
Hi, I just tried Ion and wanted to verify if the following is true for now or whether I haven't done something I needed to in migrating. I realize it's a beta:

- Ion won't hide the blizzard bars. I have to run the command, twice actually, each time I log in.
- I will have to recreate the bars and populate them with spells the first time I login for each character. It doesn't migrate my Macaroon configuration.
- There is no overall Gui for options. It looked like there is a /ion menu command but doesn't do anything for me. I see there is a folder called Ion-GUI but i'm not sure how to invoke it.

Thanks for the effort to keep Macaroon/Trinity alive.

Don
this is probably a really stupid question, but did you download the plug-ins for Ion? (IE,Ion: Status Bars, Menu Bar, Bag Bar, etc...)
I didn't download them. I really only wanted the standard bars. I will eventually add the bags and menu but I use other addons for status, etc.

Are they required for the whole thing to work?

Don
well, i'd like to think so, yeah.
Ok, I downloaded the additional plugins for status, bags, menu, etc.

There was no change. Based on Maul's comments, the only thing I thought might change was having to hide Blizzard's UI twice on each load. That stayed the same too.

Since it seems to work for others, it could be a problem with my setup due to other addons causing a problem, so I will take no more of your time. Thanks for the help and I look forward to future updates.

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Ok, Thanks Maul.

I don't really have any macros, so I don't believe that will help me at all.

I will try and figure out how to access the GUI. It is enabled in my addons. I don't see an icon for it. I do have Titan which supports databroker stuff.

Ok, I enabled it on Titan. Maybe I'm not understanding what the GUI is. When I click on Ion on Titan, I was expecting a window to popup. What I see is the shading on the bars changes and puts them in edit mode. If I right click on them I get the window to add buttons etc. Is this the GUI? I was looking for something similar to the old Macaroon main window that let you do things like disable blizzard bars, etc.
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Re: Re: Re: New to Ion

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Originally Posted by drwoods
Hi, I just tried Ion and wanted to verify if the following is true for now or whether I haven't done something I needed to in migrating. I realize it's a beta:

- Ion won't hide the blizzard bars. I have to run the command, twice actually, each time I log in.
- I will have to recreate the bars and populate them with spells the first time I login for each character. It doesn't migrate my Macaroon configuration.
- There is no overall Gui for options. It looked like there is a /ion menu command but doesn't do anything for me. I see there is a folder called Ion-GUI but i'm not sure how to invoke it.

Thanks for the effort to keep Macaroon/Trinity alive.

Don
this is probably a really stupid question, but did you download the plug-ins for Ion? (IE,Ion: Status Bars, Menu Bar, Bag Bar, etc...)
I didn't download them. I really only wanted the standard bars. I will eventually add the bags and menu but I use other addons for status, etc.

Are they required for the whole thing to work?

Don
well, i'd like to think so, yeah.
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Re: New to Ion

Originally Posted by drwoods
- Ion won't hide the blizzard bars. I have to run the command, twice actually, each time I log in.
Blizzard revamped their own bars. They are very touchy when trying to enable/disable them. It is on my high priority list to get working right, and has been for a couple of months in the MoP beta now.

Originally Posted by drwoods
- I will have to recreate the bars and populate them with spells the first time I login for each character. It doesn't migrate my Macaroon configuration.
At this time there is no migration. There is Ion: Macaroon Macro Grabber for migrating macros to Ion, but the Ion GUI to import them is not in yet. I hope to get that done soon.

Originally Posted by drwoods
- There is no overall Gui for options. It looked like there is a /ion menu command but doesn't do anything for me. I see there is a folder called Ion-GUI but i'm not sure how to invoke it.
The GUI is there, but it is a separate addon. Make sure it is enabled. Also, if you use a data broker addon, the Ion button should be in its own broker display for that addon.
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