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CoolLine  Updated less than 3 days ago!  Popular! (More than 5000 hits)
Version: 6.0.001
by: totalpackage [More]
Install CoolLine Fix for fixes to spells with charges and pet battles.

CoolLine is a spell/item cooldown mod that displays icons on a single bar/line to give you an idea of when it will be ready. No statusbar timer and no text timer.

CoolLine is inspired by Forte_Cooldown (a module in the ForteXorcist package). CoolLine is basically a stripped down and standalone version written from scratch. The name comes from putting "cooldown" and "timeline" together (yes, lame).

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How to Use:
  • Change settings - "/coolline" or check Interface Options -> AddOns
  • Change position and size - unlock to make it draggable and resizable
  • Filter/unfilter a spell or item cooldown - "/coolline Spell Item Name Link"
  • Add more fonts/texture - CoolLine uses LibSharedMedia

External Support:
  • CoolLine.NewCooldown(name, icon, endtime, isplayer)
    • name - unique string id of the cooldown, used as a look-up id
    • icon - string icon path used to display image on the bar
    • endtime - numerical time when the icon should expire, based on GetTime()
    • isplayer - boolean value used to determine if the icon is colored by spell
  • CoolLine.ClearCooldown(unused, name)

Notes:
  • Only one spell/item will be shown in an event that multiple spells/items share the same cooldown (whichever appeared first).
  • By design, icons will often overlap; if you do not like it, this type of cooldown mod is not for you.
  • What you see is what you get. If you like the idea of this mod but want more, I highly suggest checking out ForteXorcist or Ellipsis. I'll most likely ignore requests to make CoolLine more similar to them.
  • CoolLine only does spell/item cooldowns and NOT buff/debuff cooldowns, flight timers, time til enrage, etc; this will NOT change so don't ask.

Recently, I had some requests for donation info, so here it is. Do not feel obligated; donations (or lack of) will not determine what features I do or do not implement.
6.0.001 10/20/2014:
- updated for 6.0
- install CoolLine Fix for support for pet battle and spells with charges

5.4.001 09/21/2013 - updated for 5.4
5.3.002 06/06/2013 - added options for bar border inset
5.3.001 06/05/2013 - updated for 5.3
5.2.001 04/28/2013 - fix Frost Bomb
5.2.001 03/10/2013 - updated for 5.2
5.1.001 12/08/2012 - updated for 5.1

5.0.004 09/18/2012:
- fix for cooldowns that share the same spell name
- performance fixes

5.0.003 09/11/2012 - workaround for several spells not showing
5.0.002 09/05/2012 - fixed cooldowns for grouped spells (ie. totems)
5.0.001 09/04/2012 - updated for 5.0.4

4.3.002 07/24/2012:
- fix support for priests' Chakra/Holy Word spells
- changed the "1m" tick to "30" seconds
- tweaked refresh rate to be a bit smoother

4.3.001 11/29/2011 - update for 4.3
4.2.001 06/29/2011 - update for 4.2
4.1.001 04/26/2011 - update for 4.1

4.0.003 10/30/2010:
- added workarounds for priests' Archangel and Holy Word spells
- cleaned up options menu

4.0.002 10/18/2010 - fix for long wait times at loading screen
4.0.001 10/12/2010 - 4.0 compat
3.3.003 01/16/2010 - removed "30" tick and added "3" tick
3.3.002 01/11/2010 - added LibSharedMedia-3.0 callback support

3.3.001 12/08/2009:
- updated toc for 3.3
- added option to increase icon size
- added option to reset settings

3.2.005 10/30/2009 - fix an issue where cooldowns refreshed to global cooldown did not update properly (ie. Shield Slam with Sword and Board)

3.2.004 10/07/2009:
- added option to save settings per character
- make death knight rune detection more robust to cooldown changes

3.2.003 09/04/2009:
- allow external access to useful CoolLine functions
- added ConfigMode support

3.2.002 08/04/2009 - fix spell cooldowns triggering when runes are on cooldown

3.2.001 08/04/2009:
- toc to 3.2
- fade icons out a bit faster
- text now have a shadow

3.1.006 07/24/2009:
- switched to a 6-minute time scale instead of 10
- performance tweaks
- added more font size values

3.1.004 05/30/2009:
- icons' alpha now constant
- slightly reduced icon fade time

3.1.003 05/22/2009 - slightly tweaked layout

3.1.002 04/24/2009:
- added an optional visual that lets you know if and where a spell is on cooldown when you attempt to cast it

3.1.001 04/14/2009:
- updated for 3.1
- slightly improved performance

3.0.005 03/25/2009:
- prevent error caused by default variables
- replaced "10m" with "9m" because of the offset and size, bar is still 10m long
- added AddonLoader support, set to "delay" by default

3.0.004 02/22/2009 - several minor performance tweaks

3.0.003 02/14/2009:
- slash command to add/remove filter now accepts spell or item links
- added coloring to distinguish player spell from pet/item cooldowns

3.0.002 02/09/2009 - attempt to make it work with other locales

3.0.001 02/09/2009 - Initial upload
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Originally posted by Pseudopod
Sorry if this has been asked before, I haven't found a way to properly search the comments. Could you add an option to change the border size and maybe even the "inset" to not get gaps when you make the border smaller?
CoolLine uses SharedMedia, so find a border that's small.
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Sorry if this has been asked before, I haven't found a way to properly search the comments. Could you add an option to change the border size and maybe even the "inset" to not get gaps when you make the border smaller?
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Re: smoother movement

Originally posted by Sharkfist
...Anyway, I tried a change in it that I think worked out nicely. I wanted a smoother icon acceleration. I replaced the position calculation in the SetupIcon calls in the function OnUpdate()...
All the other similar mods use log for their animation, which is about 50-100 times more expensive to compute and very taxing to an animation. Also, linear is beneficial since you can estimate time remaining easier.
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smoother movement

Great addon. At a glance, you get an idea of your general cooldown status without having to look for different abilities on the action bar -some of which may only be visible if you hold down modifier keys, are in combat, or in some specific form/stance. It works for all classes, there's no noticeable slowdowns and it requires minimal setup: A+!

Anyway, I tried a change in it that I think worked out nicely. I wanted a smoother icon acceleration. I replaced the position calculation in the SetupIcon calls in the function OnUpdate(), on rows 300, 302, 307, 317, 319, 321 and 323 to:
SetupIcon(frame,6*section*log(remain+1)/log(361), ...

An alternative is to use the log10 function, giving more detail at the low end, but I like this. It's fairly close to the original, although I did have to make the background text transparent, because the scale doesn't match close enough.

I know this can be done in a cleaner way, and I would love if the programmer looked at it and maybe added it to the next release as an option. If not, this is a quick hack for anyone interested. :-)
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Just wanted to throw out a quick thank you. CoolLine uses almost no resources/CPU and works flawlessly to track all relevant cooldowns for me. I'm not sure how I did without it.
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Originally posted by Phanx
I had a user report that Grid was somehow interfering with CoolLine (and Clique) after switching talent specs. The only change in the version where the problem appears was to throttle Grid's response to LEARNED_SPELL_IN_TAB and CHARACTER_POINTS_CHANGED, and I haven't seen any issues with Clique, but I'm grabbing your addon right now to see if I can reproduce the problem.

I see from earlier comments that you'd previously identified some kind of interference from LunarSphere; do you have any details on what the problem was? I don't even see any comments about the issue on LunarSphere's download page...
CoolLine listens for SPELLS_CHANGED, when it caches spells with a cooldown by scanning the spell's tooltip. It was unknown what LunarSphere did, but the user reported everything working fine once it was disabled. I can't see how another mod can interfere unless it altered a global.
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@TotalPackage:

I had a user report that Grid was somehow interfering with CoolLine (and Clique) after switching talent specs. The only change in the version where the problem appears was to throttle Grid's response to LEARNED_SPELL_IN_TAB and CHARACTER_POINTS_CHANGED, and I haven't seen any issues with Clique, but I'm grabbing your addon right now to see if I can reproduce the problem.

I see from earlier comments that you'd previously identified some kind of interference from LunarSphere; do you have any details on what the problem was? I don't even see any comments about the issue on LunarSphere's download page.

Originally posted by scarves
http://www.warcraftmovies.com/movieview.php?id=144759
it is clearly showed in this movie so why did it no working anymore ? you even have the ring proc showed
It is clearly stated on the page you linked that the addon shown in the video (which, by the way, is not from the author of CoolLine, so I don't know why you keep referring to "your video" when you're talking to him) is SexyCooldown, not CoolLine.
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Originally posted by totalpackage
See if it happens with no other addons enabled. If it only happens after changing specs, reload after switching.
Unfortunately, the hard part is it doesn't ALWAYS happen with a spec switch. I had this problem earlier today on my shadow priest, who didn't switch spec and the thing failed to show cooldowns.
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See if it happens with no other addons enabled. If it only happens after changing specs, reload after switching.
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Originally posted by totalpackage
Another user reported this, and the cause was add-on conflict. I think it was Lunar Sphere or some mod like it.

/coolline -> More -> Save Per Char
I have this problem too, it only just started happening. And no, I'm not using Lunar Sphere either.
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I don't use that specific addon, but I'll do some testing to see what it may be conflicting with.

**After some testing, I can't duplicate the results upon log on. I was having the issue happen during raid tonight, but wasn't able to zero in on the cause.
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Originally posted by Hobotime
I think I might have ran into an issue when changing specs. Some of the cooldowns, do not show up anymore unless the interface is reloaded ( main disc -> off holy I tried CoH, PW:S (from disc to holy with B&S) and on my paladin from ret->holy divine plea, Divine Illum and Divine Favor)...
Another user reported this, and the cause was add-on conflict. I think it was Lunar Sphere or some mod like it.

Originally posted by -ReD-
...I could not see a profile option to save the settings for different characters. Is there one that I have somehow missed, or the addon does not support that in his current state?...
/coolline -> More -> Save Per Char
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Hello, I've been using coolline (ver 3.3.003) for a while and everything works really good. Recently however, I decided to start another char and to have it use coolline aswell. The problem is that on my alt, I need the line positioned in a different position and when changing the position on my alt, that setting will carry over to my main and vice-versa, forcing me to reposition the line every single time.

I could not see a profile option to save the settings for different characters. Is there one that I have somehow missed, or the addon does not support that in his current state?
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I think I might have ran into an issue when changing specs. Some of the cooldowns, do not show up anymore unless the interface is reloaded ( main disc -> off holy I tried CoH, PW:S (from disc to holy with B&S) and on my paladin from ret->holy divine plea, Divine Illum and Divine Favor).

I did try adding and removing the spells from the filter just in case the filter was an issue, but it still persisted.
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Originally posted by scarves
hum this strange because in the movie this is clearly display an internal coldown i'm talking about the deathbringer will proc

http://www.warcraftmovies.com/movieview.php?id=144759
it is clearly showed in this movie so why did it no working anymore ? you even have the ring proc showed
That's not even CoolLine in that movie. Look elsewhere.
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