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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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0.5.3 (Beta)
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08-14-14 11:59 AM
0.5.2 (Beta)
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07-17-14 09:44 PM
0.5.1 (Beta)
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Vrul
06-07-14 07:06 AM
0.5 (Beta)
240kB
Vrul
05-24-14 02:19 PM
0.4.15 (Beta)
240kB
Vrul
09-27-12 02:59 PM
0.4.14 (Beta)
238kB
Vrul
09-11-12 10:19 PM
0.4.13 (Beta)
238kB
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09-02-12 04:46 PM
0.4.12 (Beta)
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Vrul
07-06-12 10:58 AM
0.4.11 (Beta)
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01-31-12 06:10 PM
0.4.10 (Beta)
166kB
Vrul
12-22-11 06:09 AM
0.4.9 (Beta)
166kB
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12-21-11 08:14 PM
0.4.8 (Beta)
166kB
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12-19-11 07:29 PM
0.4.7 (Beta)
165kB
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11-27-10 11:58 PM
0.4.6 (Beta)
164kB
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10-13-10 02:48 PM
0.4.5 (Beta)
162kB
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09-11-10 07:29 PM
0.4.4 (Beta)
161kB
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07-19-10 09:43 PM
0.4.3 (Beta)
157kB
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06-10-10 10:03 PM
0.3.3 (Beta)
147kB
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12-11-09 02:20 AM
0.2.26 (Beta)
133kB
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05-08-09 07:54 PM


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Unread 03-19-09, 03:08 AM  
Normi01
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Reverting back one version, because in this version (0.2.10) some tooltips
like the one from ara money isnt shown at all.
So long Normi.
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no tooltips with .10

Yes, many plugins doesn't show tooltips on mouseover - Violation, Skada, RBS, Broker_Group and more.
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Re: Re: addons acting weird (tooltip moved)

Originally posted by tz8
Vrul? did you fiund a chance to have a look at it? Socialstate is the worst for me as i always used alt+click to invite people to raidgroups... which i can't do now because the window is about 300px below the bar...
gasp. SocialState is the worst at something. Thanks Vrul for the bug fixes in 1.0.7 :-)
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same, plugins dont work...
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Re: no tooltips with .10

Originally posted by Gregory
Yes, many plugins doesn't show tooltips on mouseover - Violation, Skada, RBS, Broker_Group and more.
I'm getting tooltips for all of those except RBS (not sure what that is) and even for Ara_Broker_Money. Are you guys using a tooltip addon and if so which one?
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Most of my tooltips stopped working. Click-through still works. Durability, money, experience. Some work, like Outfitter.
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Unread 03-22-09, 11:38 AM  
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Re: Re: no tooltips with .10

Originally posted by Vrul
Are you guys using a tooltip addon and if so which one?
StarTip in my case
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TipTac had an updated posted today. I loaded that one and now I have tooltips again.
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Auto Hide

For everyone that wanted panels that autohide until mouseover/combat just sit tight because I'm working on it. I can't give an ETA since my free time comes in very unpredictable chunks, but I have started putting code in for it.
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Unread 03-23-09, 06:58 AM  
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Re: addons acting weird (tooltip moved)

Originally posted by tz8
- Grid
- Socialstate
- AuditorFu
- BigBrother
- nQuestLog
- ZOMGbuffs

using StarTip to display the tooltips btw!
thx for updating your tooltip code (and helping others to fix theirs)! But could you give me a hint why the addons mentioned above aren't using the default tooltip font? Where should i start my search?
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Re: Auto Hide

Originally posted by Vrul
For everyone that wanted panels that autohide until mouseover/combat just sit tight because I'm working on it. I can't give an ETA since my free time comes in very unpredictable chunks, but I have started putting code in for it.
YAY!

While you're doing that code, how hard would it be to have auto-fade (alpha) changes on certain events (combat, raid, etc)?

If I could only find the frame name of my Docking Station panels (hint hint), I can use Goose to select macro conditionals that I would like them to hide or show on. But the alpha would be groovy as there's some things I might need to see during combat but don't want them to be completely opaque. Just a thought, and I'd be happy with just the auto-hide. =)

Thanks for a great addon. Keep up the great work. =)
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Unread 03-24-09, 07:53 PM  
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Which version doesn't have the the tooltip scaling in it, the tooltip issue is becoming to much for me, text expanding outside the tooltips, the text being being shortened with ..., etc. I tried everything and it still does the above issues. I have no problems if i comment out the 2 lines that set the scale in the tootip.lua file, which disables the scaling completely.
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Originally posted by gizmo28
Which version doesn't have the the tooltip scaling in it
Looks like version 0.2.7 changed the way tooltips work according to the change log. A list of the addons with those issues and any tooltip mod you're using would be helpful though.

Originally posted by xtoq
how hard would it be to have auto-fade (alpha) changes
I don't think I'll be able to do alpha changes as it seems any textures imbeded in text don't change alpha with the text. It will have to be all or nothing if I can't find a way to change the alpha of those textures too.
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The mods that have issues for me, are Broker TradeCooldowns, Broker Factions, Broker CPU, my own custom mods, might be others, but i dont have the rest enabled. I'm currently working on another mod which is having the same issue with the text, showing up like this blahblah.... in some of the columns of the tip.

The only thing thing I can find in common is that they all use the LibQtip library for tooltips. What's really odd is that the tootip is messed up on first showing, but if u hover the tip then move over the plugin in the bar then back on the tooltip while it's open the tootip resizes and text expands to full width.

Only tooltip mod im using is tooltip wrangler, to move the anchor of the game tooltip.
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