Quantcast
Download
(6 MB)
Download
Updated: 08-15-16 11:31 PM
Pictures
File Info
Compatibility:
Legion (7.0.3)
Updated:08-15-16 11:31 PM
Created:unknown
Downloads:408,875
Favorites:988
MD5:

Ion  Popular! (More than 5000 hits)

Version: Helium 2.0.1
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.


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

Official Thread - Visit this thread for more information on Ion!

FAQ - The official FAQ for Ion!

Bug Reports - Report bugs here

Feature Requests - Request features here

Comments - If you wish to post a comment, you may do so here.

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.

<</center>>

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!
  • MASQUE support!
  • Every button in Ion 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 alone 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: Read: Of mages, multiboxing and macros...mmm?

Hydrogen 12
-Update ToC to WoW 6.1
-Fix for PetJournal being renamed

Hydrogen 12
-More fixes for ability cooldowns & procs
-Fix for Fairy Swarm tallent
-Fixes for Draenor Garrison ability button cooldown and range
-Fix for shadow dance triggering a stance bar change
-Nephyrin's Dualspec bar fix
-Misc bug fixes



Hydrogen 11
-Added items to the Ion Menu
-Fixed macro generation and cooldowns for most spells
-Added profile system

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
Optional Files (8)
File Name
Version
Size
Author
Date
Type
Helium 2.0.1
43kB
08-15-16 11:32 PM
Addon
Helium 2.0.1
19kB
08-15-16 11:31 PM
Addon
Helium 2.0.1
5kB
08-15-16 11:31 PM
Addon
Helium 2.0.1
5kB
08-15-16 11:30 PM
Addon
40300.1
6kB
11-29-11 09:01 AM
Addon
40300.1
15kB
11-29-11 08:59 AM
Addon
40000.2.0.1
23kB
07-02-11 11:28 PM
Patch
40000.2.0.1
2kB
07-02-11 07:51 PM
Addon


Archived Files (8)
File Name
Version
Size
Author
Date
 Ion
Hydrogen-12.1
562kB
Maul
02-25-15 12:12 AM
 Ion
Hydrogen-12
563kB
Maul
12-11-14 12:45 AM
 Ion
Hydrogen-11
561kB
Maul
11-12-14 02:23 PM
 Ion
Hydrogen-10.3 B
460kB
Maul
10-21-14 12:00 AM
 Ion
Hydrogen-10.2 B
460kB
Maul
10-18-14 10:17 AM
 Ion
Hydrogen-10 Bet
454kB
Maul
10-15-14 08:38 AM
 Ion
Hydrogen-9 Beta
454kB
Maul
04-08-14 05:30 PM
 Ion
Hydrogen-8 Beta
417kB
Maul
03-31-14 08:51 AM


Post A Reply Comment Options
Unread 11-07-16, 10:05 AM  
SLOKnightfall
A Kobold Labourer
 
SLOKnightfall's Avatar
AddOn Author - Click to view AddOns

Forum posts: 1
File comments: 119
Uploads: 2
Re: Hidden button keybind

Originally Posted by Trysor
Keybindings are not active whilst the respective button(s) are hidden due to the script OnHide set on line 3223 in Ion_buttons.lua. Any chance this could be reworked somewhat to allow keybinds to keep working when the UI is hidden (say, for example, you hide your UI with Alt-Z to capture a moment, yet still would like to actually be able to use your abilities)? Removing that codeblock allows keybinds to function whilst the UI is hidden, but I am not sure of side effects this may have (say after a Possession or the likes).
It might be possible. The only issue is that if you are using bars that show/hide based on certain conditions, then those bar's buttons will get triggered when they should not be. I'll look into it when I get a chance and see what can be done.
Report comment to moderator  
Reply With Quote
Unread 11-06-16, 08:48 PM  
Trysor
A Kobold Labourer

Forum posts: 0
File comments: 25
Uploads: 0
Hidden button keybind

Keybindings are not active whilst the respective button(s) are hidden due to the script OnHide set on line 3223 in Ion_buttons.lua. Any chance this could be reworked somewhat to allow keybinds to keep working when the UI is hidden (say, for example, you hide your UI with Alt-Z to capture a moment, yet still would like to actually be able to use your abilities)? Removing that codeblock allows keybinds to function whilst the UI is hidden, but I am not sure of side effects this may have (say after a Possession or the likes).
Report comment to moderator  
Reply With Quote
Unread 11-05-16, 04:11 AM  
Ashyr
A Kobold Labourer

Forum posts: 0
File comments: 5
Uploads: 0
The AuraTimer Option doesnt seem to work with Slice n Dice right now, which was the greatest reason for me to use this Addon. Any Idea to fix this ?
Report comment to moderator  
Reply With Quote
Unread 10-26-16, 11:40 AM  
SLOKnightfall
A Kobold Labourer
 
SLOKnightfall's Avatar
AddOn Author - Click to view AddOns

Forum posts: 1
File comments: 119
Uploads: 2
An update is in the works. A quick fix is to modify Ion-Menubar\Ion-MenuBar.xml line 549 to be
Code:
self:SetPadding(16,16)
Report comment to moderator  
Reply With Quote
Unread 10-26-16, 11:31 AM  
Ashyr
A Kobold Labourer

Forum posts: 0
File comments: 5
Uploads: 0
Since 7.1, Ion is marked as outdatet ...

also got this :

Date: 2016-10-26 19:27:31
ID: 1
Error occured in: Global
Count: 1
Message: [string "IonMenuBarTooltip:OnLoad"] line 2:
Usage: IonMenuBarTooltip:SetPadding(width, height)
Debug:
[C]: SetPadding()
[string "*:OnLoad"]:2:
[string "*:OnLoad"]:1
Locals:
(*temporary) = IonMenuBarTooltip {
0 = <userdata>
updateTooltip = 0.2
needsReset = true
}
(*temporary) = 16
Report comment to moderator  
Reply With Quote
Unread 10-19-16, 05:36 AM  
Shadowcub
A Kobold Labourer

Forum posts: 0
File comments: 2
Uploads: 0
Originally Posted by SLOKnightfall
Originally Posted by Shadowcub
I'm having some trouble getting /flyout to function the way I want to.

For a simple flyout for food items, I've got:
/flyout items+:eating:linear:right:left:6:mouse:show

It's not returning anything. I've been away from WoW (and Ion/Macaroon) for awhile (years), but I feel like this worked fine in the past. Did something change? What am I doing wrong?

Thanks in advance.
The flyout code got changed a bit and the "+" flag on it was removed. You should be able to get the close to the same result by using /flyout type:Food:linear:right:left:6:mouse:show

The updated Flyout info can be found here and also in the in game help in the options menu.
Thanks so much! I spent hours Googling and didn't even think to look in the game menu help (usually, they're not so helpful).
Report comment to moderator  
Reply With Quote
Unread 10-18-16, 09:36 AM  
SLOKnightfall
A Kobold Labourer
 
SLOKnightfall's Avatar
AddOn Author - Click to view AddOns

Forum posts: 1
File comments: 119
Uploads: 2
Originally Posted by Shadowcub
I'm having some trouble getting /flyout to function the way I want to.

For a simple flyout for food items, I've got:
/flyout items+:eating:linear:right:left:6:mouse:show

It's not returning anything. I've been away from WoW (and Ion/Macaroon) for awhile (years), but I feel like this worked fine in the past. Did something change? What am I doing wrong?

Thanks in advance.
The flyout code got changed a bit and the "+" flag on it was removed. You should be able to get the close to the same result by using /flyout type:Food:linear:right:left:6:mouse:show

The updated Flyout info can be found here and also in the in game help in the options menu.
Report comment to moderator  
Reply With Quote
Unread 10-17-16, 05:32 PM  
Shadowcub
A Kobold Labourer

Forum posts: 0
File comments: 2
Uploads: 0
I'm having some trouble getting /flyout to function the way I want to.

For a simple flyout for food items, I've got:
/flyout items+:eating:linear:right:left:6:mouse:show

It's not returning anything. I've been away from WoW (and Ion/Macaroon) for awhile (years), but I feel like this worked fine in the past. Did something change? What am I doing wrong?

Thanks in advance.
Report comment to moderator  
Reply With Quote
Unread 10-13-16, 07:53 PM  
Triss
A Kobold Labourer

Forum posts: 0
File comments: 9
Uploads: 0
Thumbs up Re: Re: Re: Re: Rep Bar

Originally Posted by Aryss
Originally Posted by Triss
Originally Posted by b1urry
Originally Posted by Triss
Has anyone else found that their rep bar isn't quite working anymore? Mine sometimes seems to choose reputations at random, I've even seen really old ones I've been nowhere near in years. I remember being able to right click to pick a rep or set it to automatically choose, but right clicking doesn't seem to do anything now. I've tried deleting and re-creating but no luck.
it's actually a known issue on blizzard's end. If you've started rep with Conjurer Margoss (the fishing guy in new dal) it adds a blank 'hated' rep as well. It is this blank rep that is causing rep addons to freak out and throw an error (basically returns 'nil' when trying to pull the name of the rep).

Personally, I've got Ion status bars disabled because of this and use the default UI for mirror bars, weak auras for cast bars, and the rep tab on the char pane for rep tracking. But that's just me.
Aw stink. Thanks for the explanation, I hadn't seen that one when reading through comments before. I guess I'll do the same. I already use Quartz for cast bar so turning off the others isn't too bad. I'll definitely keep an eye out for news of a fix though
Think this was mentioned on the other page and someone had an easy fix. The solution they mentioned simply involved going to your Reputation tab (under Character Info in-game). You can left-click on the rep causing issues (mine was Conjurer Margoss) and setting it to "Move to Inactive". This completely brings back all functionality to the bars. Hopefully will work for you as well.
Oh thanks! I'll give that a try.
Report comment to moderator  
Reply With Quote
Unread 10-11-16, 05:57 PM  
Aryss
A Kobold Labourer

Forum posts: 0
File comments: 5
Uploads: 0
Re: Re: Re: Rep Bar

Originally Posted by Triss
Originally Posted by b1urry
Originally Posted by Triss
Has anyone else found that their rep bar isn't quite working anymore? Mine sometimes seems to choose reputations at random, I've even seen really old ones I've been nowhere near in years. I remember being able to right click to pick a rep or set it to automatically choose, but right clicking doesn't seem to do anything now. I've tried deleting and re-creating but no luck.
it's actually a known issue on blizzard's end. If you've started rep with Conjurer Margoss (the fishing guy in new dal) it adds a blank 'hated' rep as well. It is this blank rep that is causing rep addons to freak out and throw an error (basically returns 'nil' when trying to pull the name of the rep).

Personally, I've got Ion status bars disabled because of this and use the default UI for mirror bars, weak auras for cast bars, and the rep tab on the char pane for rep tracking. But that's just me.
Aw stink. Thanks for the explanation, I hadn't seen that one when reading through comments before. I guess I'll do the same. I already use Quartz for cast bar so turning off the others isn't too bad. I'll definitely keep an eye out for news of a fix though
Think this was mentioned on the other page and someone had an easy fix. The solution they mentioned simply involved going to your Reputation tab (under Character Info in-game). You can left-click on the rep causing issues (mine was Conjurer Margoss) and setting it to "Move to Inactive". This completely brings back all functionality to the bars. Hopefully will work for you as well.
Report comment to moderator  
Reply With Quote
Unread 10-11-16, 02:38 AM  
Triss
A Kobold Labourer

Forum posts: 0
File comments: 9
Uploads: 0
Re: Re: Rep Bar

Originally Posted by b1urry
Originally Posted by Triss
Has anyone else found that their rep bar isn't quite working anymore? Mine sometimes seems to choose reputations at random, I've even seen really old ones I've been nowhere near in years. I remember being able to right click to pick a rep or set it to automatically choose, but right clicking doesn't seem to do anything now. I've tried deleting and re-creating but no luck.
it's actually a known issue on blizzard's end. If you've started rep with Conjurer Margoss (the fishing guy in new dal) it adds a blank 'hated' rep as well. It is this blank rep that is causing rep addons to freak out and throw an error (basically returns 'nil' when trying to pull the name of the rep).

Personally, I've got Ion status bars disabled because of this and use the default UI for mirror bars, weak auras for cast bars, and the rep tab on the char pane for rep tracking. But that's just me.
Aw stink. Thanks for the explanation, I hadn't seen that one when reading through comments before. I guess I'll do the same. I already use Quartz for cast bar so turning off the others isn't too bad. I'll definitely keep an eye out for news of a fix though
Report comment to moderator  
Reply With Quote
Unread 10-08-16, 01:09 AM  
b1urry
A Defias Bandit

Forum posts: 3
File comments: 16
Uploads: 0
Re: Rep Bar

Originally Posted by Triss
Has anyone else found that their rep bar isn't quite working anymore? Mine sometimes seems to choose reputations at random, I've even seen really old ones I've been nowhere near in years. I remember being able to right click to pick a rep or set it to automatically choose, but right clicking doesn't seem to do anything now. I've tried deleting and re-creating but no luck.
it's actually a known issue on blizzard's end. If you've started rep with Conjurer Margoss (the fishing guy in new dal) it adds a blank 'hated' rep as well. It is this blank rep that is causing rep addons to freak out and throw an error (basically returns 'nil' when trying to pull the name of the rep).

Personally, I've got Ion status bars disabled because of this and use the default UI for mirror bars, weak auras for cast bars, and the rep tab on the char pane for rep tracking. But that's just me.
Report comment to moderator  
Reply With Quote
Unread 10-06-16, 03:45 AM  
Triss
A Kobold Labourer

Forum posts: 0
File comments: 9
Uploads: 0
Rep Bar

Has anyone else found that their rep bar isn't quite working anymore? Mine sometimes seems to choose reputations at random, I've even seen really old ones I've been nowhere near in years. I remember being able to right click to pick a rep or set it to automatically choose, but right clicking doesn't seem to do anything now. I've tried deleting and re-creating but no luck.
Report comment to moderator  
Reply With Quote
Unread 10-04-16, 12:55 PM  
hid
A Kobold Labourer

Forum posts: 1
File comments: 32
Uploads: 0
Originally Posted by SLOKnightfall
Originally Posted by hid
I'm having some weird issues with Ion where I get huge fps drops when spamming a keybind really fast (especially noticable for keybinds on mousewheel, my focus shadowstep+kick macro freezes my screen for 0.5-1 sec whenever I scroll it.)

Using the addon Interface Usage to track addon cpu usage/event calls I see 134 UNIT_SPELLCAST_FAILED and 134 ACTIONBAR_UPDATE_STATE events fire on every individual keypress, when I scroll the mousewheel quickly it shoots up to 1500-5000+ events per second. I'm not exactly sure if some other addon interaction is causing this issue, but it's now at the point where in arenas Ion itself makes up for 97-99% of all addon cpu usage (and I've got quite a lot of addons), cutting my FPS at least in half, with a lot of 0.1-1sec screen freezes when spamming.

See these two screenshots screen1 screen2 for an example of what happens when I spam my mousewheel.

Any ideas of what could be causing this?
Every time you keypress something ION tries to cast the spell. The spell failure causes the game to trigger the UNIT_SPELLCAST_FAILED & ACTIONBAR_UPDATE_STATE events. The more you spam the keypress the more you trigger the events. Mousewheel scrolling can generate a lot of keypresses at once which is why you see it shoot up when used vs a physical button press. A possible reason for the freeze is you are generating a lot of system events which ION then has to process so it can figure out what if anything needs to be updated for the button.
The regular actionbar only causes 4-8 of the same events per individual key press, while Ion causes 134. Spamming the key with the default actionbars causes no lag. I've tried disabling all addons except Ion and I get the same issue, this didn't happen back in WoD with Ion either, so I'm not really sure what's going on. I'll continue debugging it for a bit myself, hopefully I can figure out some more clues on what's up.
Report comment to moderator  
Reply With Quote
Unread 10-04-16, 12:42 PM  
SLOKnightfall
A Kobold Labourer
 
SLOKnightfall's Avatar
AddOn Author - Click to view AddOns

Forum posts: 1
File comments: 119
Uploads: 2
Originally Posted by hid
I'm having some weird issues with Ion where I get huge fps drops when spamming a keybind really fast (especially noticable for keybinds on mousewheel, my focus shadowstep+kick macro freezes my screen for 0.5-1 sec whenever I scroll it.)

Using the addon Interface Usage to track addon cpu usage/event calls I see 134 UNIT_SPELLCAST_FAILED and 134 ACTIONBAR_UPDATE_STATE events fire on every individual keypress, when I scroll the mousewheel quickly it shoots up to 1500-5000+ events per second. I'm not exactly sure if some other addon interaction is causing this issue, but it's now at the point where in arenas Ion itself makes up for 97-99% of all addon cpu usage (and I've got quite a lot of addons), cutting my FPS at least in half, with a lot of 0.1-1sec screen freezes when spamming.

See these two screenshots screen1 screen2 for an example of what happens when I spam my mousewheel.

Any ideas of what could be causing this?
Every time you keypress something ION tries to cast the spell. The spell failure causes the game to trigger the UNIT_SPELLCAST_FAILED & ACTIONBAR_UPDATE_STATE events. The more you spam the keypress the more you trigger the events. Mousewheel scrolling can generate a lot of keypresses at once which is why you see it shoot up when used vs a physical button press. A possible reason for the freeze is you are generating a lot of system events which ION then has to process so it can figure out what if anything needs to be updated for the button.
Report comment to moderator  
Reply With Quote
Post A Reply



Category Jump: