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Version: Hydrogen-12.1
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.

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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 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)
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Author
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Hydrogen-5.1
5kB
02-25-15 12:17 AM
Addon
Hydrogen-5.1
5kB
02-25-15 12:15 AM
Addon
Hydrogen-7.1
11kB
02-25-15 12:11 AM
Addon
Hydrogen-7.1
43kB
02-25-15 12:07 AM
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 (7)
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 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


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Unread 01-24-15, 12:56 PM  
Kaleesh
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OK, I updated this addon for the first time since 5.4 and now it absolutely will not work for me, and I don't have any other actionbar addons loaded.

First of all, I lost all of my saved variables, and copying them back over from my backup does not restore them. Configuring the bars is screwy too- Trying to add and subtract buttons is all over the place. Somehow I can't add more than 4-7 buttons without pushing the slider as far as it will go into the negatives and THEN turning it back up, but even then, if I go up past a certain number, which seems to be different for every bar, all the buttons disappear and I have to repeat the whole process to fix them.

...And even after all that, I don't retain all of my settings upon a reload. I've tried just deleting all the old Ion folders and then installing it fresh, but that didn't have an effect either. No idea what to do at this point, and I'd really rather not have to switch off Ion as it's bar none the best actionbar mod I've ever used.
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it is possible to remove the shadow from the cd under the buttons? or show the bar only infight?

Since the addon is called ion, I can't googling those questions :/



Hope you can help me

ok edit the last part lvl 90 cd is fixed with the last version ^-^

-.- but with the new version is another problem: mindflay didn't change the icon to insanity. this is really bad
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Thanks Ray might thats could be right to be honest I have not played a warlock or hunter for years so never had to deal with it. Anyways thanks for the info and heres to hoping it gets fixed some day.
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Unread 01-01-15, 10:15 AM  
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Re: Problem with pets abilities on petbar

Originally Posted by angeld
On both my hunter and warlock I am not able to right click to turn off the autocast on abilities. All the options for it should be at default. I could swear I used to be able to do it back just after WoD launched but did not play my hunter or warlock much until recently. Also I have to say Thank You very much for updating this addon I have used it for years and love the way it works compared to other action bar addons and would have a hard time playing with out it.
As far back as I can remember that's been an issue, dating back to at least the Macaroon days. Sometimes it works, significantly more often than not it doesn't and I've never figured out a workaround of any sort. I'm long used to just going into the spell book to change the autocast status of pet abilities. While it would be nice if it was fixed, the longevity of that issue leads me to believe it probably won't be.
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Problem with pets abilities on petbar

On both my hunter and warlock I am not able to right click to turn off the autocast on abilities. All the options for it should be at default. I could swear I used to be able to do it back just after WoD launched but did not play my hunter or warlock much until recently. Also I have to say Thank You very much for updating this addon I have used it for years and love the way it works compared to other action bar addons and would have a hard time playing with out it.
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Unread 12-20-14, 05:26 PM  
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Hi, I deleted the bar and recreated it and it still appears on all of my chars. I turned on the auto hide feature and it's gone. I haven't gotten a pet on my druid yet to see if it appears when I actually have a pet. Will let you know.

EDIT: I tried this on my warlock. If I hide the bar it only appears if I hover over it. As I said, the pet bar appears with all my characters on different accounts and it's always visible, pet or no pet.

I captured this image from my blood DK. The auto-hide option is not selected.



Originally Posted by SLOKnightfall
@sv000008: I haven't seen that problem on any of my characters. You may try deleting the pet bar and creating a new one, with luck that may fix the problem. If it doesn't post your class/spec and I see what I can find.

@kulbaen: I'll look into the hight CPU issue. It can probably be a bit CPU intensive due to constantly needing to check for cool downs and such. Also another cuplrate can be that it uses a bunch of ACE libraries, so if it is the first addon to load the libraries then any other addon that uses those libraries will show under ION in the usage monitor. You may want to try running the monitor with only ION enabled and see if it is still showing such a high CPU usage.
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Unread 12-19-14, 06:06 PM  
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Re: Re: Re: Re: Any way to display/hide bars based on unitframe presence?

Originally Posted by SLOKnightfall
Originally Posted by delvirtud
Originally Posted by delvirtud
Originally Posted by delvirtud
Does anyone know if this has ever been added or another way of accomplishing it? For instance if I had a bar that would ONLY display if I had a target and would hide if I did not.
Thank you for any assistance.
del
Anyone have any clues regarding this?

/ty
Maybe I am using incorrect terminology. Does any one know a script/addon/etc. that would allow me to anchor an ION bar to my target frame (parent)?
This used to be built into Trinity/Macaroon.
cheers
I appears that that functionality is not currently in Ion, but I shall add it to the list of additions that I would like to make.

As for another addon to do what you are asking, you may want to try King Kong Frame Fader. I haven't actually tried it out, but it appears that it may do what you want.
Thank you, kind sir. I will try that addon, until the functionality is built into Ion.
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Unread 12-19-14, 12:27 PM  
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Porting Ion settings from one account to another.

Could some one tell me how to port Ion settings from one account to another? Thank you.
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Re: Re: Re: Any way to display/hide bars based on unitframe presence?

Originally Posted by delvirtud
Originally Posted by delvirtud
Originally Posted by delvirtud
Does anyone know if this has ever been added or another way of accomplishing it? For instance if I had a bar that would ONLY display if I had a target and would hide if I did not.
Thank you for any assistance.
del
Anyone have any clues regarding this?

/ty
Maybe I am using incorrect terminology. Does any one know a script/addon/etc. that would allow me to anchor an ION bar to my target frame (parent)?
This used to be built into Trinity/Macaroon.
cheers
I appears that that functionality is not currently in Ion, but I shall add it to the list of additions that I would like to make.

As for another addon to do what you are asking, you may want to try King Kong Frame Fader. I haven't actually tried it out, but it appears that it may do what you want.
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Re: Re: Any way to display/hide bars based on unitframe presence?

Originally Posted by delvirtud
Originally Posted by delvirtud
Does anyone know if this has ever been added or another way of accomplishing it? For instance if I had a bar that would ONLY display if I had a target and would hide if I did not.
Thank you for any assistance.
del
Anyone have any clues regarding this?

/ty
Maybe I am using incorrect terminology. Does any one know a script/addon/etc. that would allow me to anchor an ION bar to my target frame (parent)?
This used to be built into Trinity/Macaroon.
cheers
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Originally Posted by Maul
Things are stalled on my end as far as my addons, not sure where it will go, but we shall see.
Great to hear from you, man! I hope things are going well for you and you get some fun time in soon. Still by far the best Addon I've used even since the Trinity days. SLOKnightfall has been absolutely amazing and thank you for allowing him the trust to continue with the extra access. You are missed!
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Hi all,

I want to give SLOKnightfall a public thank you from me personally for what he has stepped up an done. It has been truly appreciated from my side of things, probably more than anyone could know.

Things are stalled on my end as far as my addons, not sure where it will go, but we shall see.
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Re: Any way to display/hide bars based on unitframe presence?

Originally Posted by delvirtud
Does anyone know if this has ever been added or another way of accomplishing it? For instance if I had a bar that would ONLY display if I had a target and would hide if I did not.
Thank you for any assistance.
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Anyone have any clues regarding this?

/ty
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@sv000008: I haven't seen that problem on any of my characters. You may try deleting the pet bar and creating a new one, with luck that may fix the problem. If it doesn't post your class/spec and I see what I can find.

@kulbaen: I'll look into the hight CPU issue. It can probably be a bit CPU intensive due to constantly needing to check for cool downs and such. Also another cuplrate can be that it uses a bunch of ACE libraries, so if it is the first addon to load the libraries then any other addon that uses those libraries will show under ION in the usage monitor. You may want to try running the monitor with only ION enabled and see if it is still showing such a high CPU usage.
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Hey, I've been looking into a problem where my FPS drops to sub 1 eventually during raids, which is really weird since I'm running a 980GTX with 32 GB Ram and lots of other goodies. Anyways, through testing everything out I found that Ion is pulling between 50% and 72% of my CPU usage even just idle in the garrison.

Is there something I need to set to make it less intensive on my CPU? I love the addon for it's ability to allow me to make macros above the 255 character limit among all the other great benefits so I don't really want to have to stop using it and remake my UI.

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