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Version: 1.5.2-7
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This is an optional addon for oUF by haste. The latest version was verified to work with oUF 1.5.2. If you are updating from oUF_AuraWatch 1.3.28-6, please see the change log for API changes.

oUF AuraWatch adds the ability to watch specific auras on any unit of your choice. All you need to know is the spell ID!

Some uses include:
  • Grid style HoT indicators.
  • Crowd control warnings.
  • DoT timers.
All integrated within your unit frames.

By default, when an aura is applied to a unit, oUF_AW will display an icon letting you know it has been applied. When the aura expires, oUF_AW will display a faded icon, letting you know to reapply that aura. These affects can be customized in your layout. All icons are cleared when combat ends, so you can start each fight fresh. oUF_AuraWatch used the GUID of players and targets, making sure correct information is shown.

oUF_AW does not display numerical timers on its own. However, it does create a cooldown frame which, when paired with OmniCC by Tuller (or a similar addon), will create a countdown for you.

Additional options as well as an example on how to set up oUF_AW are located in oUF_AuraWatch.lua.
1.5.2-7
-Replaced the numerous frame options with a customIcons option, which gives control of frame creation to the user. This is not backwards compatible! If you previously used hideCount, hideCooldown, or custom textures, slight alterations to your layout will be needed.
-Added Override- and Post- ResetIcon and ExpireIcon fields, which allow the user to better control how frames look when these events occur.
-Updated to oUF version 1.5.2 element standard.

1.3.28-6
Added hideCount and hideCooldown options.
Added a strictMatching option, which will watch auras based on spell ids instead of spell names if true.
Improved documentation in oUF_AuraWatch.lua.
Use new embedding technique.
Slight code improvements.

1.3.14-5:
Added an anyUnit option, which, if true, will display an aura no matter what unit it is from.
Fixed an error in the icon creating code.

1.3.14-4:
Fixed some typos so that the addon works like the documentation says!

1.3.14-3:
Allowed the layout to specify showOnlyPresent and showOnlyMissing on a per aura basis if wanted.
Added a new fromUnits field which specifies which units an aura can originate from.

1.3.11-2:
Fixed global oUF referencing and embedding errors.

1.3.11-1:
Initial upload.
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Unread 01-10-10, 08:36 AM  
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Hello,

I'm currently trying to set up a UI for my resto druid and it's mainly based on Neav UI.

I've changed the spell IDs to track my hots but couldn't find a way yet to hide hots casted by other druids.

Is there a way to fix this problem?

Thanks.
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oUF_AuraWatch actually doesn't store of aura durations (if you have duration timers its actually coming from OmniCC or some similar addon). So, there isn't an easy way to do this without managing the aura durations yourself or modifying oUF_AuraWatch.

What you could do is modify oUF_AuraWatch to store the time remaining for each buff on its corresponding icon. Insert this after line 170 in oUF_AuraWatch.lua

icon.timeRemaining = remaining

Alternatively, you could set up a function in your layout to run every UNIT_AURA event, which stores the time remaining of auras.

Either way, you could then get the remaining time and update the colored squares appropriately.

That's probably not a perfect solution but should get you started
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Hi there,

I am currently trying out some ouf raid frames using ouf_aurawatch. In particular, I'd like to customize Neav's layout, as I'm playing mainly a resto druid.

I'd like to know if there's a way to access a buff's remaining duration for ouf_Aurawatch. In particular, I'd like to write a few lines of code to show my HoTs remaining duration as different coloured squares (like in GridStatusHots).

I'm not very experienced with LUA editing, but the logic behind the colour change should be fairly simple, i'm only quite confused as to what can reference what in the code :P

any general tips? I'll post more specific troubles as soon as I can figure out the matter
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Re: i think i broke it :'(

One thing I noticed is that you didn't set a point, width, and height for the AuraWatch frame, which makes it invisible. Since the icons are parented to the AuraWatch frame, it could make them hide too! What you actually set for the AuraWatch frame doesn't really matter, since you don't anchor anything to it. You could just do :SetAllPoints(self)

Try that out and let me know if it works.

oUF_Aurawatch should work with any layout, although the setup might be slightly different.

As for the spellIDs, yes that's right
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i think i broke it :'(

I am trying to use oUF-Neav's raid layout for my priest, but I cannot for the life of me get AuraWatch to work. After switching the spellIDs to my priest's, nothing shows up.

http://www.pastey.net/129894-bpad

Do you think hiding the rest of Neav's layout and using Freeb's frames for my player/target frames would cause AW to poop out on me?

P.S. The highlighted part is the correct number I should be putting into the code, right?

Thank you~

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My apologies for the late replies.

berkz, I would recommend posting your question in the oUF section of the forums here. I'm not familiar with Caellian's layout.

Kaidroth, you can set most of the options on a per-aura basis if you want. Just set onlyShowPresenton the aura icon instead of the aura table.

auras.icons[1].onlyShowPresent = true

instead of

auras. onlyShowPresent = true

for example.
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Everything is working fine except I can't make my dream come true !
I have currently my Rejuvenation/Lifebloom/etc. showing up and I want a missing buff feature (to refresh my MotW on the raid), by setting the auras.presentAlpha to 0 and the auras.missingAlpha to 1. But if I do so it's also the case for Rejuvenation & co.

Is there a way to do it with "if bla bla bla then" ?
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simplified instructions

Could some1 give me simplified instructions on how to implement this into my layout. I'm using caellians layout. I understand that I must put the code somewhere but I have no idea where.
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Dawn I post my function. This function is called for myclass == "DRUID" only.
Another class = different function.

Code:
  local function d3o2_createAuraWatch(self,unit)
    local auras = CreateFrame("Frame", nil, self)
    auras:SetAllPoints(self.Health)
    local spellIDs = { 
      48440, --reju
      48443, --regrowth
      48450, --lifebloom
      53249, --wildgrowth
      27808, --kel iceblock
      32407, --strange aura
      28408, --kel sheep heroic
    }
    
    auras.presentAlpha = 1
    auras.missingAlpha = 0
    --auras.hideCooldown = true
    --auras.PostCreateIcon = d3o2_createAuraIcon
    auras.icons = {}
    
    for i, sid in pairs(spellIDs) do
      local icon = CreateFrame("Frame", nil, auras)
      icon.spellID = sid
		  local cd = CreateFrame("Cooldown", nil, icon)
		  cd:SetAllPoints(icon)
		  cd:SetReverse()
		  --cd:SetAlpha(0)
		  icon.cd = cd
      if i > 4 then
        icon.anyUnit = true
        icon:SetWidth(20)
        icon:SetHeight(20)
        icon:SetPoint("CENTER",0,0)
      else
        icon:SetWidth(10)
        icon:SetHeight(10)
        local tex = icon:CreateTexture(nil, "BACKGROUND")
        tex:SetAllPoints(icon)
        tex:SetTexture("Interface\\AddOns\\oUF_D3OrbsRaid\\indicator")
        if i == 1 then
          icon:SetPoint("BOTTOMLEFT",0,0)
          tex:SetVertexColor(200/255,100/255,200/255)
        elseif i == 2 then
          icon:SetPoint("TOPLEFT",0,0)
          tex:SetVertexColor(50/255,200/255,50/255)
        elseif i == 3 then          
          icon:SetPoint("TOPRIGHT",0,0)
          tex:SetVertexColor(100/255,200/255,50/255)
          local count = icon:CreateFontString(nil, "OVERLAY")
          count:SetFont(NAMEPLATE_FONT,10,"THINOUTLINE")
          count:SetPoint("CENTER", -6, 0)
          --count:SetAlpha(0)
          icon.count = count
        elseif i == 4 then
          icon:SetPoint("BOTTOMRIGHT",0,0)
          tex:SetVertexColor(200/255,100/255,0/255)
        end
        icon.icon = tex
      end  
      auras.icons[sid] = icon
    end
    self.AuraWatch = auras
  end
...

Code:
    if myclass == "DRUID" then
      d3o2_createAuraWatch(self,unit)
    end
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might you consider adding an option to make AuraWatch look at "showDebuffType". i.e. color the AuraWatch borders by type if set to true ?
This would be pretty easy to do. I'll add it to my TODO list.

1. Is it possible to get more rows than just one?
2. Is it possible to set up 2 different rows (different anchor, directions, position, .... different spellIDs) for the same unit?
Yes to both!
oUF_AW does not care about the position of the icons, so when you create them, you can position them wherever you want.
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Ah forgot to make it local, thanks.

Concerning the error:
"attempt to index local 'icons' (a number value)"

in line:
Code:
	icons.showDebuffType = true -- show debuff border type color
Which is the first line of my original aura reskin function.

Btw, since your on it, might you consider adding an option to make AuraWatch look at "showDebuffType". i.e. color the AuraWatch borders by type if set to true ?

Edit: More questions!

1. Is it possible to get more rows than just one?
2. Is it possible to set up 2 different rows (different anchor, directions, position, .... different spellIDs) for the same unit?
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That first error is very strange! oUF_AW doesn't even look at the "showDebuffType" field. Could you post the complete error?

As for setting it up for multiple classes, you're doing it right, except spellIDs must be declared local before the if-then block.

Code:
local spellIDs
if playerClass=="DRUID" then
     spellIDs = { 2345, }
elseif playerClass=="PRIEST" then
     spellIDs = { 1234, }
end
This is because lua considers any local variables enclosed within an if-then block to be local to that block.
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What would be the best way to set up AuraWatch for multiple classes. Let's
say druid and priest?

I tried:
Code:
		if playerClass=="DRUID" then
		local spellIDs = { 2345, }
		elseif playerClass=="PRIEST" then
		local spellIDs = { 1234, }
		end
... which doesn't work because it starts spitting out an error.
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It seems like AuraWatch doesn't like:

Code:
	icons.showDebuffType = true
It spits out an error, that it failed to assign a number to "icon" or something like that.

I'm using this on my aura reskin function to color debuff borders by type. However, I worked around this by creating an identical function, just without that line and a slightly different function name.
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Outside the Scope

I like the idea, but it is outside the scope of oUF_AuraWatch. oUF_AW is meant primarily to serve as a "DoT timer" for specific auras, not a general buff sorting display. Sorry
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