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DockingStation (Display)  Popular! (More than 5000 hits)
Version: 0.5.4 (Beta)
by: Vrul [More]
A display platform for LibDataBroker (LDB) based plug-ins. The display is provided through panels, each having sections (Left, Center, Right) corresponding with how a plugin is justified within it.

All plugins are disabled by default and you must turn on the ones you want to use. This is to avoid the complete mess that results from all plugins being on with the first use. The only plugin on at the start is the one provided by this addon to access its options easily. Just click it to start changing settings.

With plugins unlocked you can drag and drop them to other panels/sections and have them automatically adjust to their new location. There are no limitations on the drag and drop capabilities other than the new location for a plugin must be within a panel. You may also change the location of a plugin through the plugin options menu.

Almost all sub-sections of settings have a default option. The defaults follow a set pattern. First plugins check their settings, if default, they next go to their panel's settings. If the panel is also set to default then it defers to the addon's global settings. Finally, if the global settings are still set to default, then the hard coded defaults are used.

Note: It is recommended that you delete the folder(s) for an existing addon when updating to a different version. This is to keep files that are no longer used from taking up space.

Translators: To submit a translation please just edit existing files (example: DockingStation\Locales\deDE.lua and DockingStation_Config\Locales\deDE.lua) and send them to me.
Version 0.5.4 Beta (08/22/2014)
- Stop causing a tooltip flashing issue for other addons

Version 0.5.3 Beta (08/14/2014)
- Taking another shot at correcting the issue with panels not staying put

Version 0.5.2 Beta (07/17/2014)
- Correct an issue with panels not staying where they should

Version 0.5.1 Beta (06/07/2014)
- Fix for an error that was occurring when upgrading a version older than 0.4 and with new installations

Version 0.5 Beta (05/24/2014)
- Library update

Version 0.4.15 Beta (09/27/2012)
- Library update to fix a potential error

Version 0.4.14 Beta (09/11/2012)
- Fix for some undesired interactive tooltip behavior

Version 0.4.13 Beta (09/02/2012)
- Updated for MoP

Version 0.4.12 Beta (07/06/2012)
- Updated for MoP Beta

Version 0.4.11 Beta (01/31/2012)
- Traditional Chinese localization 繁體中文化 by andy52005

Version 0.4.10 Beta (12/22/2011)
- Make sure all tooltips are clamped to screen

Version 0.4.9 Beta (12/21/2011)
- Fix for GameTooltip type tooltips

Version 0.4.8 Beta (12/19/2011)
- Attempt at allowing plugins that create tooltips via OnEnter/OnLeave to be scaled and reanchored

Version 0.4.7 Beta (11/27/2010)
- Fix for error when enabling/disabling an unloaded plugin

Version 0.4.6 Beta (10/13/2010)
- Libraries updated

Version 0.4.5 Beta (09/11/2010)
- Added the option to override a plugin provided label with it's name

Version 0.4.4 Beta (07/19/2010)
- Corrected a potential issue with generating panel keys
- Updated to use the new AceGUI-3.0-SharedMediaWidgets
- Minor code tweaks

Version 0.4.3 Beta (06/10/2010)
- Fix for panel positioning bug

Version 0.4.2 Beta (06/10/2010)
- Added localization support
- Corrected an issue with ConfigMode support
- Modified the behavior of the icon zoom option
- Convert.lua may now be deleted (only needs to run once each update)

Version 0.4.1 Beta (06/02/2010)
- Fixed issue with icon updates (iconCoords, iconR, iconG, iconB)

Version 0.4 Beta (05/31/2010)
- Major overhaul

Version 0.3.3 Beta (12/11/2009)
- Added MMOUI Minion support to TOC file (X-WoWI-ID)
- Library update (fixes buff frame not moving with other Blizzard frames)

Version 0.3.2 Beta (05/24/2009)
- Corrected an issue with plugins that define their type after their data object is first created
- Fixed a bug with the report option not properly hiding errors/warnings when disabled

Version 0.3.1 Beta (05/23/2009)
- The configuration window now remains centered when the panel/plugin lists are added on the side, this can be disabled with the option DockingStation-General-Center Configuration

Version 0.3 Beta (05/23/2009)
- LDB type is no longer defaulted to 'data source' if none given
- Most duplicate errors/warnings are now ignored
- Changed the way panel labels are templated
- Reworked how panels and plugins are selected in the options panel

Version 0.2.26 Beta (05/08/2009)
- Fixed a bug with panel visibility
- Updated libraries

Version 0.2.25 Beta (05/08/2009)
- Fixed a bug with panel visibility
- Changed the minimum values for panel height and width (from fixed to 1/64 of screen height and width)
- Changed the maximum value for panel height (from fixed to 1/16 of screen height)
- The options for panel height and width (Appearance) now update all min/max values instead of just max panel width on a resolution change

Version 0.2.24 Beta (04/28/2009)
- Corrected some issues with changing profiles
- Fixed an error with opening the configuration panel
- Changed the OnClick handler to better deal with other LDB displays
- Added an option to allow right clicking on a panel to open it's configuration
- Warnings are no longer generated for unsupported LDB types
- Warnings are now generated for any 'launcher' using 'data source' specific fields: text, value, suffix
- Panel tooltips are now only shown while one of DockingStation's configuration panels is open

Version 0.2.23 Beta (04/24/2009)
- More tooltip corrections

Version 0.2.22 Beta (04/23/2009)
- Taking a shot at the vanishing tooltip issue

Version 0.2.21 Beta (04/23/2009)
- Added more options for panel backgrounds

Version 0.2.20 Beta (04/21/2009)
- Fixed an issue with some string settings

Version 0.2.19 Beta (04/20/2009)
- Better support for shared media
- Trying out a new library for easier LoD options

Version 0.2.18 Beta (04/18/2009)
- Corrected an issue with panels anchored outside the screen's bounds

Version 0.2.17 Beta (04/16/2009)
- Fix for panels moving from their positions on a reload

Version 0.2.16 Beta (04/16/2009)
- Changed tooltip hiding options slightly
- Tooltip scaling is now off by default
- Enabling the report option now also provides error information for previously hidden execution problems

Version 0.2.15 Beta (04/13/2009)
- Added an option for disabling tooltip scaling
- OnMouseWheel support enabled

Version 0.2.14 Beta (04/12/2009)
- More tooltip fixes

Version 0.2.13 Beta (04/09/2009)
- Fix for plugins that call their own OnEnter function internally

Version 0.2.12 Beta (04/09/2009)
- Added panel fading
- More tooltip fixes

Version 0.2.11 Beta (03/26/2009)
- Corrected a bug with tooltip settings that are set to default
- Fixed some issues with tooltip scaling

Version 0.2.10 Beta (03/19/2009)
- Corrected a display issue with panel labels
- Fixed a bug with plugins appearing behind their panel
- Deleting a panel that contains plugins should no longer generate errors
- Fixed an issue with tooltip behavior (still not completely fixed though)

Version 0.2.9 Beta (03/18/2009)
- Changed panel labels to only show up if the Panels or Plugins configuration screen is open
- Configuration options are now visible in the Blizzard options panel for addons before being loaded
- Corrected some tooltip behavior (still not completely fixed yet)

Version 0.2.8 Beta (03/15/2009)
- Fixed a tooltip bug

Version 0.2.7 Beta (03/14/2009)
- Changed how and when setting inheritance takes place
- Added and changed tooltip options
- Revamped the way panels and plugins are locked

Version 0.2.6 Beta (03/13/2009)
- Fixed another bug with converting old settings to the new launcher name
- Changed the way panel labels are handled (old settings are no good)
- Corrected an issue when enabling plugins or changing their location via the configuration settings

Version 0.2.5 Beta (03/11/2009)
- Fixed a bug with converting old settings to the new launcher name
- Added the ability to change panel labels for easier identification
- Changed creating a panel to automatically select the settings for the new panel

Version 0.2.4 Beta (03/10/2009)
- Renamed the launcher to DockingStation_Config to avoid issues with LoD and other LDB displays that add plugin options directly to Blizzard's option panel
- Moved AceDBOptions-3.0.lua to DockingStation_Config to make it LoD
- Added the ability to edit/remove settings of plugins that are not loaded

Version 0.2.3 Beta (01/28/2009)
- Corrected an issue with plugins not inheriting their panel's settings properly upon creation

Version 0.2.2 Beta (01/22/2009)
- Fixed a bug with settings when creating a new panel

Version 0.2.1 Beta (01/21/2009)
- Changed the way plugins are updated in a panel
- Fixed a bug with the center section of panels not always staying centered
- Reverted some changes dealing with plugin strings while tracking down a bug

Version 0.2 Beta (01/20/2009)
- Reworked some high CPU usage code to require much less processing
- Added options to disable showing tooltips in combat and to allow for a small portion of panels to be moved off-screen

Version 0.1.2 Beta (01/19/2009)
- Changed the minimum value allowed for Panel Background Inset from 0 to -1 to help with the "gap" problem

Version 0.1.1 Beta (01/14/2009)
- Added a slash command (/dockingstation) that opens the configuration panel
- Corrected bugs with panel anchoring and ordering
- Load on demand for configuration is now functioning properly

Version 0.1 Beta (01/12/2009)
- Configuration is now load on demand and some options were added/changed
- DockingStation's launcher is now a true LDB plugin instead of only being available to itself
- Panels are now at different levels based on the most recently moved (persistant)

Version 0.0.25 Beta (12/23/2008)
- Fixed some bugs with options and their defaults

Version 0.0.24 Beta (12/19/2008)
- Added options for placing borders on panels
- Added support to get panel frame references
- Updated to the lastest plugin spec: iconCoords (4 or 8), iconB, iconG, iconR

Version 0.0.23 Beta (12/18/2008)
- Added an option to apply an outline or shadow to the various text elements

Version 0.0.22 Beta (12/17/2008)
- Added code to correct a LibDataBroker bug
- Fix for an issue with OnClick handlers

Version 0.0.21 Beta (12/12/2008)
- Fixed an issue with dragging and dropping plugins into the "Right" section of a panel
- Fixed an error with tooltips for some plugins
- Removed most restrictions placed on plugins

Version 0.0.20 Beta (12/11/2008)
- Fixed a bug with zeroes being removed from either ends of strings
- Fixed an error where a plugin in the process of being moved would jump back into place if it or another addon in the same panel/section was updated
- Added a new option to show warnings/errors generated during the creation of new plugins

Version 0.0.19 Beta (12/10/2008)
- Uncommented the code that broke the UI scale fix from 0.0.17 (Oops)

Version 0.0.18 Beta (12/10/2008)
- Fixed a bug with panels not always deleting properly
- The plugin type 'data source' now accepts either the field text or value, instead of just text, for initial type verification

Version 0.0.17 Beta (12/09/2008)
- Fixed a bug when utilizing the UI scale video setting
- Ability to set default settings for panel plugins and panels and plugins in general
- Can now turn off the icon for 'launchers' if the label is still showing

Version 0.0.16 Beta (12/08/2008)
- Fixed a bug with plugin label/suffix using the option "Same as Text"
- Changed the disply of panel options
- Added the option to change the panel background texture
- Plugins now listed by label (name also shown once selected if different from label)

Version 0.0.15 Beta (12/07/2008)
- Changed the way plugin options are displayed

Version 0.0.14 Beta (12/05/2008)
- More options for plugins added

Version 0.0.13 Beta (12/03/2008)
- Initial public beta release
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Unread 04-12-09, 01:05 AM  
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Actually only a handful of tooltips actually work for me. I am using Cowtip and Lunarshpere and that may have a bearing in the issue .. at least the later was mentioned before anyway. I find it stangely ironic that even the Dockinstaiton Tooltip is borked for me.

I'm currently using version 0.2.6 and it's working fine.
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Originally posted by Normi01
Mouse over Repair Broker generates an error
I know what's wrong with this and I'll update it as soon as I finish up with another bug I'm tracking down.
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Update on problem with Broker_CPU tooltips and DockingStation:

I went ahead and installed LibQTip, and with LibQTip enabled in the Broker_CPU options (/cpu qtip), I start seeing tooltips correctly now, and I no longer have to disable/enable LibQTip every time I log on, they are appearing automatically and correctly afaik. So if you're using Broker_CPU and having tooltip problems try installing LibQTip and enable it, and see if it helps you.

I also brought it up to the author of Broker_CPU, to see it the gametooltip not showing problem is anything fixable on their end...
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Mouse over Repair Broker generates an error that cant be clicked away anymore: Interface\AddOns\RepairBroker\RepairBroker.lua:207: line number
out of range: 2. A lot of tooltips stopped to show up again while this error
is shown in the center of the screen.
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Vrul
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Broker_CPU

With just DockingStation and Broker_CPU running the tooltip is still messed up.

Weird thing is if you drag Broker_CPU from one panel to another and then mouse over something that uses GameTooltip, an npc for example, the tooltip for Broker_CPU shows up as if you had moused over Broker_CPU. The GameTooltip then goes back to normal until you move Broker_CPU to another panel again.

I'm pretty sure it is doing something internally with OnEnter/OnLeave calls that isn't syncing up. Keep in mind that DockingStation calls OnEnter twice any time it is called but only calls OnLeave once any time it is called. I think some plugins were assuming that the calls would always be in matching pairs, funny enough one of the reasons it works like that now is because of some plugins not providing a functional OnLeave call to hide it's tooltip for when the plugin is being dragged.
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Re: Did some testing

Originally posted by Gregory
Found that my issues caused by TipTac. When "Frame Tip Type" set to "Mouse Anchor" tooltips bugged and with other choice (Parent or Normal) everything is fine (Broker_CPU fine too).
I have always had my "Frame Tip Type" and "Frame Unit Type" set to "Parent" in tiptac, but still experience this problem... I tried changing it to Normal and changing anchor points around in tiptac too but didn't do anything.

That's strange though that it's working for you, it must mean that maybe its a different addon causing the problem? Or a different version of Broker_CPU? As far as I know tiptac is the only addon I have that fiddles with my tooltips.
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Re: Did some testing

Originally posted by Gregory
Found that my issues caused by TipTac. When "Frame Tip Type" set to "Mouse Anchor" tooltips bugged and with other choice (Parent or Normal) everything is fine (Broker_CPU fine too).
Yeah, lolTip have the same issue when tooltip is anchored to the mouse.
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Did some testing

Found that my issues caused by TipTac. When "Frame Tip Type" set to "Mouse Anchor" tooltips bugged and with other choice (Parent or Normal) everything is fine (Broker_CPU fine too).
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Originally posted by MelodyXD
Broker_CPU seems to be the only one giving me problems...
I tried to look into the problem but I couldn't even figure out wtf was going on with some of the locals being made at the very beginning.
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With 2.11, .12, and .13 so far my tooltips all appear flawlessly and in correct scale etc. EXCEPT Broker_CPU, which does not show any tooltip at all unless I go to options and disable and then re-enable "LibQTip" library, after which a tooltip will show. What's annoying is I have to do this every time I log on... not sure if it is a Broker_CPU problem but the tooltip *was* working correctly prior to version 2.11.

I'm using the TipTac tooltip addon. I'm also using Broker_Group, Broker_PVP, and Broker_uClock and all of those tooltips work perfectly fine. I also use Fubar2Broker, and the ported fubar addons' tooltips work as well. And I don't get any double tooltips.

Broker_CPU seems to be the only one giving me problems...
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I use TipTac
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Re: No mouseover tooltips for many LDB

Originally posted by Gregory
Like half of my LDB addons doesn't show tooltips on mouseover with DockingStation after 0.2.9. I tried .10, .11, .12 and they all bugged. Reported that issue when .10 was released but seems nothing changed so far.

LDBs bugged:

Broker_uClock
tekability
ClosetGnome
Broker_Speed
Violation
BigWigs
oRA2
SavedInstances
Broker_Group
Broker_PVP
GoldenTicket
leafZone

So many bugged LDBs make any version after .9 not usable.
Are you using lolTip perhaps? Known issue when you set ''MouseoverAnchor'' to true.
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Originally posted by Skylinee
With 0.2.12, this issue is back (double tooltip
This is fixed.

Gregory, out of that list of plugins I have the following loaded and working fine: Broker_Group, Broker_uClock, leafZone, SavedInstances, and Violation. What other addons are you using that alter or manipulate tooltip behavior?
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No mouseover tooltips for many LDB

Like half of my LDB addons doesn't show tooltips on mouseover with DockingStation after 0.2.9. I tried .10, .11, .12 and they all bugged. Reported that issue when .10 was released but seems nothing changed so far.

LDBs bugged:

Broker_uClock
tekability
ClosetGnome
Broker_Speed
Violation
BigWigs
oRA2
SavedInstances
Broker_Group
Broker_PVP
GoldenTicket
leafZone

So many bugged LDBs make any version after .9 not usable.
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With 0.2.12, this issue is back (double tooltip):

http://bildr.no/view/385722


The addon i'm using to display guild members etc is Statblock_Folks from Wowace. This isssue did not happen with 0.2.11, but it did in some previous version.
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