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Updated:09-20-13 10:27 PM
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Cellular  Popular! (More than 5000 hits)
Version: 5.4.001
by: totalpackage [More]
Cellular is an instant messenger mod (for only whispers) based on the functionality of an old version of ForgottenChat.

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Features:
  • Many appearance options
  • History log
  • A way to copy text
  • Reuse of the default chat editbox
  • Whispers shown in separate windows or a tab-based single window
  • Should work with most spam filter mods
  • ...and other basic IM features


How to Use:
  • "/cellular", check Interface Options->AddOns, or right-click a window for options
  • Left-click a window to toggle the editbox
  • Left-click a tab to activate it
  • Shift-left-click and drag a window to move
  • Shift-left-click and drag bottom-right corner to resize
  • Right-click a tab for show/close/options dropdown
  • Middle-click a tab to close
  • Hold ctrl and close any window/tab to quick remove from history
  • Several convenient buttons (some require shift clicking for confirmation reasons)


Warnings:
  • If you have history enabled and notice that Cellular is using a lot of memory, you should cleanup your history entries using Cellular's history options.
  • If you're experiencing crashing due to memory errors, disable and clear your history.
  • If you cherish your history, you can back up the saved variables file and then delete it. You can view it in any text editor later. The location of the saved variables file is here:
    ...\WTF\Account\<Account Name>\<Server Name>\<Character Name>\SavedVariables\Cellular.lua
5.4.001 09/21/2013 - updated for 5.4 (BN fix attempt)
5.3.001 06/05/2013 - updated for 5.3
5.2.001 03/10/2013 - updated for 5.2
5.1.001 12/08/2012 - updated for 5.1
5.0.003 09/24/2012 - another possible fix for reply
5.0.002 09/18/2012 - possible battle.net fix
5.0.001 09/04/2012:
- updated for 5.0.4
- added option to disable handling of battle.net messages

4.3.001 11/29/2011:
- update for 4.3
- fixed the "Disable EditBox Move" option

4.2.001 06/29/2011 - update for 4.2
4.1.001 04/26/2011 - update for 4.1

4.0.003 12/05/2010:
- handle Real ID whispers better
- probably fix crashes this time
- clean up drop down menus

4.0.002a 11/17/2010 - library update, may fix crashes
4.0.002 10/24/2010 - fix reply binding, nothing else
4.0.001 10/18/2010 - toc to 4.0

3.3.006 06/23/2010:
- battle.net Read ID support for 3.3.5 (whispers only)
- fix reply keybind and stack error

3.3.003 03/14/2010:
- reduced the occurrence of the memory usage warning
- fix Prat sound support

3.3.002a 12/09/2009:
- added option to disable moving the default editbox
- attempt to not move editbox if whisperer's box isn't shown
- no longer handle GM whispers

3.3.001 12/08/2009:
- updated toc for 3.3
- added tabbing support to switch between windows/tabs
- added alert for when history memory gets high
- reformatted timestamps to 12 hour format
- added option to reset positions

3.2.003 09/04/2009:
- added cheap support for ConfigMode
- fix some name coloring issues, again

3.2.002 08/13/2009 - make class coloring work after switching tabs and minimizing

3.2.001 08/04/2009 - toc to 3.2

3.1.004 07/24/2009:
- support for 3.2 class coloring names
- use global strings for some of the buttons

3.1.003 05/22/2009 - give chat windows a name so people can reference them

3.1.002 04/22/2009:
- added checks to make sure other mods don't break Cellular
- removed window appearing before any whispers are exchanged

3.1.001 04/14/2009:
- updated for 3.1
- removed 3.0/3.1 compat
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4.2.001
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4.1.001
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4.0.003
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3.3.006
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Old 11-12-08, 09:31 PM  
totalpackage
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I've discussed the combat issues before (not on WOWI). I personally do not want to promote bad habits in my mods. Here are my reasons:
  • Someone can be in combat for up to 10 minutes.
  • It's not hard to chat, especially not hard to read, while in combat in this game.
  • People do receive important whispers for combat (ie. boss mods).
  • There are time sensitive whispers (whispers from a GM).
I suggest placing your windows where they do not get in your way when they pop up.
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Old 11-25-08, 06:18 AM  
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Time Stamp Format

Is there a way to change the format for time stamp, say, through a .lua file?

I'd like for the stamps to not show seconds.

I had looked through all the .lua files within the Cellular folder and not found the line(s) to do so. Perhaps I had missed it.

Thanks.
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Old 11-29-08, 06:38 PM  
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Re: Time Stamp Format

Originally posted by Jacique
Is there a way to change the format for time stamp, say, through a .lua file?

I'd like for the stamps to not show seconds.

I had looked through all the .lua files within the Cellular folder and not found the line(s) to do so. Perhaps I had missed it.

Thanks.
Look for date("%H:%M:%S") and remove the :%S. As a side note, I'm not going to add an option to remove it cause, for active chat messages, time stamps are pointless without seconds.
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Old 11-30-08, 11:37 AM  
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Hello,

If the window is minimized, it does so only vertically. There is a possibility also for the horizontal to get? So then the tabs on the border are nice about each other?

greetings, Sha
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Old 11-30-08, 02:57 PM  
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Originally posted by Shabazza
Hello,

If the window is minimized, it does so only vertically. There is a possibility also for the horizontal to get? So then the tabs on the border are nice about each other?

greetings, Sha
I do not see the point or usefulness of horizontal minimizing. If I understand you correctly, it would be similar to making Fubar/Titan or even the Windows Taskbar have a vertical growth. Also, doing this will add too much bloat to Cellular, and I do not want that.
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Old 12-04-08, 02:45 PM  
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gm tickets

I'm unable to open gm tickets with this mod running, anyone else having this problem?
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Old 12-17-08, 09:33 PM  
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I'm having an intermittent problem where the window maximizes when I try to resize. The problem is that when it does this, the resize gadget is no longer visible - usually I'm able to get it back, but now it won't let me move it up so I can do that. can we get a reset window function built into the options? I'm stuck with it like this now and can't see whispers for several lines (and that's with the font size turned way up).
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Old 12-18-08, 12:02 AM  
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Originally posted by shandromand
I'm having an intermittent problem where the window maximizes when I try to resize. The problem is that when it does this, the resize gadget is no longer visible - usually I'm able to get it back, but now it won't let me move it up so I can do that. can we get a reset window function built into the options? I'm stuck with it like this now and can't see whispers for several lines (and that's with the font size turned way up).
I'll look into providing a reset option. For now, enter this command to reset your variables:
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/script CellularDB=nil ReloadUI()
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Old 12-19-08, 03:08 PM  
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Would you consider any sound option? I miss whispers a lot but Chat Sounds won't work with Cellular turned on, at least not for whispers.
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Old 12-22-08, 04:08 AM  
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Originally posted by astalavista
Would you consider any sound option? I miss whispers a lot but Chat Sounds won't work with Cellular turned on, at least not for whispers.
Sigh, seems like all of the sound mods are now hook driven instead of event. I'll have to do the same to make things work, which I'm not going to do since it's terrible for performance.

I may come up with a solution over the holidays.
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Old 01-07-09, 12:58 AM  
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Hello, been using cellular for quite some time, I do quite love it but tonight I ran into a little problem, while little its quite problematic for me.

I was doing masterloot tonight, we have our players whisper the ML if they want something as we list it, problem is atleast twice in that night someone who said "me" i did NOT get the whisper in my cellular, it happened on 2 occasions which actually ended up in missloots, but that was dealt with no biggy what can ya do. Both players sent me a SS later of them whispering me with just the word me in their whisper, and if they sent me a whisper afterwards I got that just fine, like one player sent me a big wall of text cause he was kinda laughing at the problem, and that came in just fine, and most of the other "me"s all night came in (to the best of my knowledge atleast) so you can see how this is a problem, and its quite odd that it does that randomly.
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Old 01-07-09, 01:17 AM  
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Originally posted by Norek
Hello, been using cellular for quite some time, I do quite love it but tonight I ran into a little problem, while little its quite problematic for me.
Ah, this may be caused by more than one person whispering the exact same thing within a second. There's an old filter in Cellular for this due to boss mod whisper spamming. I'll just remove it since it should no longer be an issue with smaller raid members. I'll have it uploaded in a bit.
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Old 01-07-09, 01:22 PM  
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Thank you VERY much, less rage in the raid now for this problem =p
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Old 01-09-09, 05:28 PM  
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Thanks for making sounds work, too.
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You're welcome.
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