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Shadowed Unit Frames  Popular! (More than 5000 hits)

Version: v4.0.8
by: Shadowed [More]

SUF focuses on a simple configuration while maintaining the flexibility that most users will care about, preventing unnecessary bloating of the addon that sacrifices performance. While you aren't going to be able to set the health bar to be exactly 3.14 pixels outside of the unit frames, you can change options you actually care about such as bar height, ordering, frame height and so on. To speed up configuration, you can configure multiple units at the same time through the global configuration. For example, if you want to set the height of the Player, Target, Focus and Party frames to 50 then the height of Target's Target, Target's Target of Target, Focus Target to 30 you can easily do this by changing two options instead of having to do it seven times.

However, should you need a little bit of extra configuration do not despair! An advanced option is included that will unlock additional configuration giving finer control over the configuration.

Slash commands: /shadoweduf (/suf)

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Anchoring
Are you driven crazy by your party frames not aligning up exactly with your player frames, even if it's only half a pixel off? The anchoring system will let you solve all alignment issues, by allowing you to anchor a frame to another and set a simple offset from the frame it is anchored to, or by manually setting the X/Y position of the frame.

Using the screen shot as an example, if you drag the player frame the other frames will move with the player frame preserving the alignment and spacing. Each frame can still be manually positioned wherever you want, but this gives you a way of easily anchoring and moving frames around without having to use a ruler.

Zone configuration (Disabling options/units by zone type)
Units and modules can be enabled or disabled based on the type of zone you are in. For example, if you want to see party targets and party pets while you are in an arena but nowhere else then you can use the visibility options to enable it only while inside an arena. Modules can also be disabled by zone type, if you want to see party auras while in a raid instance but nowhere else you can disable the module in raid instances only.

Profiles do not have to be swapped and it is all automatic.

Units
Supports unit frames are as follows:

Player: Player, Pet, Pet Target
General: Target, Target of Target, Target of Target of Target, Focus, Focus Target
Party: Party, Party Pets, Party Targets, Party ToT
Raid: Raid, Raid Pet, Main Tank, Main Tank Target, Main Assist, Main Assist Target, Boss, Boss Target, Boss ToT, Main Assist ToT, Main Tank ToT
Arena: Arena, Arena Target, Arena Pets, Arena ToT
Battleground: Battleground, Battleground Target, Battleground Target

Features

  • Tags: Includes a simple tagging system that can be customized in virtually any way using Lua, even if something isn't included by default odds are you can make the tags
  • Incoming Heals: Supports the Blizzard Events for incoming heal data, no external libraries needed
  • Auras: Can be set to only show auras you casted, or can cast on others. Can enlarge auras that you casted, and hide the cooldown ring on the timers of auras you didn't cast as well to make it more obvious which ones you casted and which ones you didn't
  • Aura Timers: You will need a mod such as OmniCC to show timers on buffs and debuffs
  • Aura Indicators: Display colored squares or icons for certain auras on any unit
  • Fader: Fades frames when out of combat and inactive (100% mana/no target)
  • Class Power (Eclipse, Holy Power, etc): Supports all of the class power features from Eclipse to Burning Embers.
  • Highlighting: Border highlighting of frames based on mousing over them, curable debuffs, aggro or you are targeting/focusing them
  • Range Checking: Fades frames out that are out of range of you
  • Exportable Layouts: If you have a layout, or your friend has a layout you want to try out you can export/import SUF layouts by going to /suf -> Layout Manager
  • Profiles: You can change from any profile to another one without reloading your UI, should you want to use a completely different layout based on zone you can easily switch profiles without hassle

Pretty much all the general unit frame settings are in, health bars, cast bars, power bars, portraits, indicators and so on.

Modules
Basic module support is included, should you be interested in building a module see the documentation on github for more information.

Currently released:

Tagging as release v4.0.8

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Shadowed:
- Variable scoping is hard
- Typo
- Should properly fix zone units showing up in the wrong zone
- Revert the majority of the range checker changes to get it stable
- Fixed error when using a fishing lure
- fixed MONOCHROME font crashing SUF
- hide the split raid frames when not in a raid
- Fixed bugs with zone enabled units not actually being restricted to zones
- Fixed range timer start/stop bugs
- Disable dismissable totem bars if we only have one "totem"
- Fixed bar block combo points error if we had more than expected
- Bump frame strata to fix raid manager/work order visual issues
- Cleaned up Chi code

Tagging as release v4.0.7

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Shadowed:
- Fixed range checker to use the proper interact distance
- Added an option to hide power bars unless the unit has mana for header units (raid/party/mt/ma)
- Link Dark Intent and Waterstrider to Arcane Brilliance
- Priests can always cure Magic
- Fixed export producing broken strings that could not be imported
- Added Lightwell totem bar for Holy Priests
- Commas hard
- Fixed enemy removal spells being flagged as curable
- Set PlayerFrame as movable
- Death Knights no longer have a controllable temporary pet
- Check IsUsableSpell instead of IsPlayerSpell for curable auras

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Shadowed:
- Fixed enlarge curable debuffs not working
- Redid the range check module and spells, now uses interact distance and you can specify an alt spell too
- Fixed cooldown wheels not being alphaed when using the range checker
- Redid config a little, range check spells has its own tab and profile config is now on the left menu
- Updated spellID for Mage Arcane Charges
- Updated a few of the range checker spells
- Fixed an error when using a fishing pole temporary enchant
- Fixed error when unlocking frames as a Shadow Priest
- Combo points have been moved to the Player unit
- One more CP related error
- Fixed a combo points error when using SoulShards/ShadowOrbs/HolyPower/Chi
- Properly add localcheck.rb to not be packaged
- Strip out any WoD specific code
- Redo combo point modules to dynamically create indicators as needed and not rely on the max flag
- TOC update

Tagging as release v4.0.5

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Shadowed:
- Fixed polled tags not updating unless you used pre/post append
- Fixed Eclipse left/right direction arrow not working
- Don't mess with CRF strata
- Work around cooldown circles not inheriting alpha for combat fader

Tagging as release v4.0.4

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Shadowed:
- Fixed cooldown rings not showing up

Tagging as release v4.0.3

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Shadowed:
- Fixed options TOC not being 60000
- Fixed an error when disabling fake unit cast bars
- Fixed casts not being shown as interruptible


Tagging as release v4.0.2

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Shadowed:
- TOC Bump to 60000
- Remove the LFD Cooldown strata change as it causes issues (apparently nevs fault!)
- Fixed labeling for enlarging stealable/dispellable auras to be less confusing
- Arena frames now show during prep phase with opponents spec/class
- Fixed an error when enabling Arena ToT or BG ToT
- Fixed question mark portraits not working
- Reload UFs for raid/party units on connection change
- One more typo
- Typo
- Tweak boss events to try and fix update issues
- Fixed totem timers not hiding if totems are destroyed early
- Enable dismissable totem bars in WoD (must be turned on)
- Priests can have up to 5 Shadow Orbs in WoD
- Added WoD tag
- fixed OnEvent error in WoD
- Typo
- Added more debug code
- Move boss auras back up
- Bump player auras back to the top
- Added debug flag to record aruas to narrow down the issue
- Fixed leaked global
- Fixed aura indicators not being updated on config change until UI reload
- Fixed aura indicators curable filter not working
- Redid aura categorization priority to fix display bugs
- Fixed ToT child units not working
- Fixed logic for determining curable auras
- Fixed stealable/removable auras not being scaled

Tagging as release v4.0.1

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Shadowed:
- Do a one time force enable on all aura filters
- Visual tweaks to the aura indicators UI
- Linked Dalarn Brilliance and Arcane Brilliance
- Fixed localization handling for aura groups
- Added icons and coloring where possible to aura indicators
- Removed unneeded localization
- Don't inline auras in groups to show an icon and make it easier to reconfigure
- Redid default aura indicators with configured class auras (Thanks Tonyleila!)
- Fixed new auras groups not being save properly
- Sort class aura groups ahead of misc groups
- Consolidated filters only applies to buffs

Tagging as release v4.0.0

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Shadowed:
- Toggle the units config open by default
- Hide the delete button for default aura indicator auras
- Fixed anchor point aura option being missing
- Fixed blacklist for auras not working properly
- Fixed an error if you already had auraIndicators loaded previously
- Event registration typo
- Update arena# units on ARENA_OPPONENT_UPDATE
- Fixed leaked globals
- Fixed resurrection indicators not working
- Aura indicators are now built in, deprecating ShadowedUF_Indicators
- Redid aura configuration, filters are much more flexible and the UI is a little easier to use
- Fixed parameter passing
- Fixed Arcane Charges not working for Aura Points
- Fixed Arcane Charge not showing up when using Aura Points
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Unread 10-04-09, 11:45 AM  
Kelem
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Are there no tott on the tank frames or did i miss that option somewhere?
Any luck on the guild/info tags?
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Thanks for the quick response. Sorry to bother you.

Originally posted by Shadowed
Thanks!

Blizzard issue, all the UFs have this issue but nothing can be done about it.
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Thanks!

Blizzard issue, all the UFs have this issue but nothing can be done about it.
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Focus

I get a WoW Addon error when I set a focus.

"ShadowedUnitFrames has been blocked from an action only available to the Blizzard UI"

Your addon is awesome. Thanks for all you do.
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It's standard behavior for SUF, not really something I am going to change for one mod that's using a bit of a hack. I believe the UNIT_COMBO_POINTS event that the mod is using is supposed to fire on target change though, so it might just be a hole in when the events are being fired for it. I'll look into it later today.
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There was an issue with alpha build 98da4c3693b20f745435673796cb469bc437b6f4 from two days ago and the ArcaneComboPoints addon. Apparently SUF "...appears to be setting its event handler to nil when you lose your target." It caused a problem with that addon; haven't checked to see if its standard behavior or not.

And again, another pet issue in a 5-man party, this time with more recent alpha build 598d2ef.

Was in BRD to do the Brewfest boss. A hunter arrived via the portal machine (from the entrance). Had pet with him (didn't summon it)...and it did not appear as a party pet frame. Sometime later in combat, however, the frame did appear. Didn't have time to do the slash command before combat so don't have that output.
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I don't really like adding new options to the auras, they're a bit too compacted as is already.
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Unread 10-01-09, 01:24 PM  
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Just add a simple ''standard blizzard behaviour anchoring'' option or something like that, so it won't affect anything unless it's checked?
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It can't, I want to add it but I need to think about it a bit more before I do so. Don't think I want it to simply flip buff/debuffs based on hostility.
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Unread 10-01-09, 12:22 PM  
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''- Added option to anchor an aura group to another to mimick the default UIs style, option can be found under /suf -> Units -> <unit> -> Auras, "Anchor to <buffs/debuffs>"''


Could this be inverted somehow for friendly vs enemy units? I want to see debuffs at the top/buffs on bottom on enemy targets for example, and the other way around when targeting friendly targets. I think this is what the default unitframe does by default, and Xperl aswell if i remember correctly after using it months ago.
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Can you screenshot it happening? It has some code to auto figure out where to anchor, so if I can get an actual screenshot can help me debug it.
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that's exactly how my sorting is setup, and whenever i try to change the frame anchor, it resets back to top right after i've moved the raid frames into position.
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Originally posted by cafebeanant
having the exact same problem with the party/raid frames not lining up. sometimes the positioning is waaay off, but that seems to vary depending on things like the frames being moved. the constant issue i face is that the frames do not line up in their correct position. for example, i have a 5x5 raid frame setup, sorted in vertical groups, from left to right. so when i form a raid, i should see myself in the top left position, with my group lined up beneath me, with the other raid groups expanding to the right. but that never happens, i always end up in a sort of "middle" position, and the next person is always directly below me, regardless of which group they are actually in.

here's a diagram to clarify. this is how my layout should work

1 6 11 16 21
2 7 12 17 22
3 8 13 18 23
4 9 14 19 24
5 10 15 20 25

but the order raid members are actually displayed is like this

x x 10 5 x
x x 8 3 x
x x 6 1 x
x x 7 2 x
x x 9 4 x

and so on... (i can't remember the positioning of people after number 10). bear in mind that the GROUP numbers are being totally ignored, so if i form a raid and put the 2nd person in group 2, they will still display in position number 2 going by the second diagram. if i move them to group 3, they do not move on my raidframes.

i've messed around with the settings as much as i think is possible, but no luck.
Sums up my issue well, happens with group as well. I notice it also depends on the positioning of the frame...my party window is near bottom of screen, if I move it up some the issue auto fixes itself. I will get a SS next time.
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torvalds: /suf -> Units -> Check pet

cafebeanant: It sounds like your sorting is a bit off, you want to enable sorting by INDEX/ASC order, and also go to /suf -> Units -> Raid -> Frame and set it to the "Top left" using a predefined anchor point, then redrag it to where you want.
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I just cant see any way to make it show the pet frame. What am I missing? (Sorry for torturing you).
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