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EnemyScanner  Popular! (More than 5000 hits)
Version: 2.1 beta2
by: mikma [More]
EnemyScanner is aiming to improve your hostile player awareness in PvP-Servers.

Some features:
  • Enemy detecting - If hostile players are detected in your combatlog range it will try to guess their level from the spells they use.
  • Tooltips - Mouseovering players listed by the addon tells you the last action they did that got them registered.
  • Mouseovering players - Will save the data of hostile players just by mouseovering them.
  • Enemy saving - Saves all the hostile players of your server and if you meet them again, it will have more accurate level estimates.
  • Level limit - Will make sure that "lowlevels" (default is set to 60) aren't saved.
  • Battlegrounds - If you decide to join battlegrounds, EnemyScanner will use different database for names. That database gets wiped everytime you enter the battleground.
  • Instances, Raids, Arenas - EnemyScanner will automatically disable itself if you enter one of these. Will also enable itself once you come out of one.
  • Database cleaning - Will clear people you haven't seen for 7 days (can be changed)

EnemyScanner doesn't have any GUI to change the settings. See the slashcommand '/enemyscanner' for more information.
2.1 beta 2:
* Fixed raidcolor error that happened sometimes

2.1 beta 1:
* .toc 50100
* Removed Spell list, game has function that returns spell levels :)

2.0 beta5:
* 4.2 CLEU update.
* Ninjaupdate, fixed line 209 error.

2.0 beta4:
* Fixed line 209 error.

2.0 beta3:
* Another attempt to fix line 211 error.

2.0 beta2:
* Attempt to fix line 211 and 411 errors.

2.0 beta:
* Datamined the new spells for all classes. Level estimates are not as accurate as they were before because Blizzard changed the spells to scale with level. Still announces the classes near you tho :)

1.10:
* Targeting enemies by clicking is gone. This feature required Secure buttons to be used for the names, which also causes taints when the addon tried to move the names up in combat.
* Adjusted the addon to use correct class-tables for spells instead of going through 4600+ lines of data. This dropped EnemyScanner memory use by 50%!

1.9:
* Database for spells and abilities is now almost double the size of v1.8! Over 4600 spells listed makes the addon more accurate! :)
* Added mouseover tooltip for the units listed. Anyone fancy ganking fiskers?

1.8:
* Clicking names out of combat targets them. You are welcome. :)

1.7:
* No longer displays double names in battlegrounds.

1.6:
* EnemyScanner is now disabled in Sanctuaries.

1.5:
* Fixed the line 338 error.
* Modified the scanning to work with testmode / out of dalaran.

1.4:
* Let's actually check if the addon is updating when we mouseover people.
* Don't add mouseovered players in the list while you are in Dalaran (unless testmode is on).

1.3:
* EnemyScanner now *REALLY* catches all the hostile actions around you! (There was a bad bug).
* Player colors are now always taken from GetPlayerInfoByGUID(unit).
* Mouseovering hostile players now adds them in the list, if you have it enabled. Default is Disabled. Use '/enemyscanner addmouseover' if you want to enable it.
* Added slashcommand '/enemyscanner dbclean' that will remove old, useless data from Database.

1.2:
* Added support for new api: GetPlayerInfoByGUID(unit). This will make the addon catch the classes of hostile players from every spell they cast. Level will be displayed as zero when this happens (unless greater level is already known).
* Added option to toggle a new feature "Flash" on/off. The addon will flash the edges of screen if you have empty anchor and unit is detected. ( /enemyscanner flash )

1.1:
* Resets previous Database because of the new saving format.
* Data will be saved per Server now instead of all in one.
* Mouseovering hostile players will also save their info, and also updates the existing level.
* Lowlevels are cleared at logout now instead of using timer to do it.
* Hostile unit data will be kept for 7 days (default), if you don't meet them again, they are removed at logout.

1.0:
* Initial Release
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Unread 11-08-09, 01:53 PM  
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Originally posted by mikma
Unfortunately we can't change the targets in combat, so adding that feature in would be pointless.
Well, that doesn't make the feature useless. First off, you might be out of combat when noticing the enemy and want to target him/her.

But more worrying, I keep getting a very low fps when in crowded places with ES activated, going from 40ish fps to 5-6fps.

EDIT: Nvm second part. Went away after a while.
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Unread 10-07-09, 05:21 AM  
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Originally posted by georgectr
I think I haven't been clear on what I meant. Enemyscanner already lists whoever is in combat log. In order to target the enemy found by enemyscanner we would have to write
/target xxxx
in the console. There is a similar functionality in the Carbonite Addon, which lists the enemies found based on combat log and simply clicking on one of the names lets you choose that character. the reason Im not using that addon is that it's huge and there are many more things, I just want to find the enemies around me when I'm exploring.
Unfortunately we can't change the targets in combat, so adding that feature in would be pointless.
(This feature requires changing the lines to "/target name", which cannot be done in combat)
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Originally posted by mikma
Unfortunately we can't change the targets in combat, so adding that feature in would be pointless.
I think I haven't been clear on what I meant. Enemyscanner already lists whoever is in combat log. In order to target the enemy found by enemyscanner we would have to write
/target xxxx
in the console. There is a similar functionality in the Carbonite Addon, which lists the enemies found based on combat log and simply clicking on one of the names lets you choose that character. the reason Im not using that addon is that it's huge and there are many more things, I just want to find the enemies around me when I'm exploring.
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Originally posted by georgectr
Will there be an interface to choose the enemies by clicking on the list?
Also is there a way I can help out with this addon?
Unfortunately we can't change the targets in combat, so adding that feature in would be pointless.
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Will there be an interface to choose the enemies by clicking on the list?
Also is there a way I can help out with this addon?
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Originally posted by moonshade
Noticed the other day w/ the previous version that it pops the error below when an enemy is detected, but nvr displays any enemy information. Also did it when i moused over an enemy. Using default settings.
Question: Does the anchor have to be displayed to display enemies?

Disabled completely for now.
The newest version should work just fine. If it doesn't, "/script EnemyScannerDB = nil" and then "/reload".
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Noticed the other day w/ the previous version that it pops the error below when an enemy is detected, but nvr displays any enemy information. Also did it when i moused over an enemy. Using default settings.
Question: Does the anchor have to be displayed to display enemies?

Disabled completely for now.

Originally posted by mikma
That's really odd. I'll see what's going on with a new char as soon as I'm done reinstalling my WoW.
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That's really odd. I'll see what's going on with a new char as soon as I'm done reinstalling my WoW.
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Just started using this on a new toon so havn't really gotten much use out of it yet (starter zones) but looks like it will be pretty cool. I am getting the following error on load however.

Date: 2009-08-19 11:14:08
ID: 1
Error occured in: Global
Count: 1
Message: ..\AddOns\EnemyScanner\EnemyScanner.lua line 338:
bad argument #1 to 'pairs' (table expected, got nil)
Debug:
(tail call): ?
(tail call): ?
[C]: ?
[C]: pairs()
EnemyScanner\EnemyScanner.lua:338:
EnemyScanner\EnemyScanner.lua:329
(tail call): ?
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