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Version: v2.3.1
by: mitch0 [More]
Bazooka is a Data Broker Display similar in functionality and looks to FuBar.

Featrue highlights
  • Top/Bottom alignment or free moving of bars.
  • Left-click drag moves, right-click drag resizes the bar (unless the frames are locked).
  • Drag-and-drop plugin placement with highlighted drop positions.
  • Configurable background / font / icon size.
  • The usual options for data broker displays (show text/icon/label, optionally show title in place of label if it's missing).
  • Support of iconCoords and icon[RGB] (TomTom arrow, for example).
  • Left / Center-Left / Center / Center-Right / Right placement position for plugins within bars, allowing easy layout of plugins. Plugins placed in the Center area are centered as a bunch.
  • Optional auto-fade while in combat / out of combat.
  • Optionally disable mouse / tooltips.
  • Optional simple tooltips (just show title if Alt is held while moving the mouse pointer over the plugin).
  • Optional highlight on mouseover for the active plugin.
  • Load-on-demand configuration options, small memory footprint for "standard" operation.
  • Bulk mode configuration that allows configuring multiple bars/plugins easily.
  • Restrict plugin text width (since 1.8.3)

Note for v1.8.0: Multiple top/bottom bars are attached to each other now, no need to fiddle with the tweak anchor settings. As a side effect, previous tweak settings are reset, so if you needed those to get rid of the 1-pixel-gap, set it again for your top bar. Sorry about that.
Usage

Getting started
  • Create new bars from the main options window
  • Drag plugins to desired location
  • Drag plugins off bars to disable them

Using the bulk configuration (standard method)
  1. Uncheck Auto-apply.
  2. Check the bars/plugins you want the settings to apply to.
  3. Check Apply next to the settings you want to change, and set them to the value you need.
  4. Click Apply at the bottom of the options. The changes you selected will be applied to all selected bars/plugins at this point.

Using the bulk configuration (auto-apply method)
  1. Check Auto-apply.
  2. Check the bars/plugins you want the settings to apply to.
  3. Change the settings (or click the Apply text next to them if their current value is the one you want). The changes will be applied immediately to all selected bars/plugins.


Slash commands

/bazooka - open configuration
/bazooka locked - toggle locked/unlocked state

Detailed configuration options
This change log is outdated. See the auto-generated logs on Curse for recent changes.

v1.8.7:
- fix libjostle errors since patch 3.3.5

v1.3.0:

- added Opacity option to plugin display settings, removed individual opacity values from text/label/suffix color
- use Default profile instead of Character profile by default
- added option to tweak anchor positions
- enabled workaround for embedded icons not using effective alpha value
- added option to fit detached bars to their content's width (ticket-5)
- separate Side spacing setting to Left spacing and Right spacing
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Originally Posted by Azza2
Hi, what would cause Bazooka to stop updating the info displayed in the bar? One frustrating problem is the clock (can be Broker_uClock or Broker_MicroClock) stops updating, unless I mouse-over the Bazooka bar and then it updates.

Edit: Just wanted to add this tends to happen a lot after a pet battle, if that helps.
Hello,

Do you hide your bars during a pet battle? Do you have any error reporting addons (like bugsack) installed? Are there any errors reported when the pet battle is over?

cheers,
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Hi, what would cause Bazooka to stop updating the info displayed in the bar? One frustrating problem is the clock (can be Broker_uClock or Broker_MicroClock) stops updating, unless I mouse-over the Bazooka bar and then it updates.

Edit: Just wanted to add this tends to happen a lot after a pet battle, if that helps.
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Hello.
I see this overlapping buttons too and my current font are "2002".

maybe I'm wrong... is the overlapping part as large as the icon?
but tony hide's the icons...

returns a GetWidth on a CreateFontString-element different results by use of different fonts?
ok I'm definitely too tired... Bed I come

Greetings
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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Please fix for 5.4?

Hello,

I think this problem might be related to the font you use for the bar. Did you use the same font when testing with DockingStation? Can you try to reproduce the problem with Bazooka with a narrower font?

cheers,
mitch

Originally Posted by Tonyleila
Sorry my again. I recreated the profil completely from the ground it got from 70kb to 14kb. But sadly the problem I have is still here

If you have interest in reproducing this with the same profil and brokers than me I can upload a small pack for you. This happens especialy after leaving the game without going to the loginscreen, then login again on a different char - going into the /bazooka options under bars I can change the Symbol spacing or the bar hight and everything will look normal again - and I don't even have any symbols enabled.
I'll now go and test other broker displays if they maybe have the same problem so I can check if the problem is with the brokers I use.

EDIT:
Tested chocolatebar - it seams to have simmilar problems with some plugins. Instead if stucking them together it just shows them as "..." also it has a bug with desaturation and no option to put border arround text.

EDIT 2:
Also Tested Docing Station (thats realy out of date but tested anyway) and here I can't reproduce the bug. Maybe thats because it can't show only the text or only the label of a broker display
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Re: Re: Re: Re: Please fix for 5.4?

Originally Posted by mitch0
Hello,

I cannot reproduce this issue, but I uploaded a new zip (v.2.2.6) with updated Ace libraries, maybe that fixes the problem for you. If not, you can try removing the SavedVariables for Bazooka, and re-configure your bar(s).

cheers,
mitch

Originally Posted by Tonyleila
The problem appears sometimes after login and its gone when I reload UI. The Saved Vabs are only 71 kb - nothing when my ShadowedUnitFrames are 550kb. I have 14 Plugins enabled and 20 disabled. But I saw in the saved vabs that there are all plugins saved that I ever used. Maybe need a button to clean them from plugins that are not installed?
I'll check if its about Broker everything but I don't think so because the spacing is gone between ALL of the three plugins on the right side. Broker everything has also plugins enabled on the left side and there are no problems with this error.
Sorry my again. I recreated the profil completely from the ground it got from 70kb to 14kb. But sadly the problem I have is still here

TOP: How it shoud look:
BOTTOM: How it sadly looks like


If you have interest in reproducing this with the same profil and brokers than me I can upload a small pack for you. This happens especialy after leaving the game without going to the loginscreen, then login again on a different char - going into the /bazooka options under bars I can change the Symbol spacing or the bar hight and everything will look normal again - and I don't even have any symbols enabled.
I'll now go and test other broker displays if they maybe have the same problem so I can check if the problem is with the brokers I use.

Here is a past of my new Bazooka profil:
http://pastebin.com/fQfJWRQs

EDIT:
Tested chocolatebar - it seams to have simmilar problems with some plugins. Instead if stucking them together it just shows them as "..." also it has a bug with desaturation and no option to put border arround text.

TOP: How it shoud look:
BOTTOM: How it sadly looks like


EDIT 2:
Also Tested Docing Station (thats realy out of date but tested anyway) and here I can't reproduce the bug. Maybe thats because it can't show only the text or only the label of a broker display
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Re: Re: Issue moving plugins

Thanks, I switched it to using profiles tonight on my dev setup. It actually works better this way. Now I no longer have to work around Bars that are not created yet before setup is run. Appreciate the help!
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Re: Issue moving plugins

Hello,

Sorry for the late reply, I was kinda busy the last couple of days... Anyway, I think the best approach for you would be to create three distinct profiles (as in AceDB) and switch between them when the user clicks your arrows. Take a look at how LibDualSpec does it, for example. That way there'll be only one active bar and even when you unlock the bars, the others (belonging to the other two profiles) will not pop up out of nowhere. With this setup you could have the same plugin present on multiple bars even which is not possible with your current method (as far as I understand).

Hope this helps. If you'd like to discuss this, you can usually catch me on #wowuidev or #wowace on irc.freenode.net.

cheers,
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Originally Posted by almty1
Hey I was wondering if you could look at an issue I'm having. In my UI at http://www.wowinterface.com/download...3-aegerUI.html I have 3 Bazooka bars in the same exact position. 2 are hidden and I can page through which is displayed with the arrows in my TopMenu.

When I unlock Bazooka and try to rearrange plugins on the bar other bars that are hidden show up in the positions available and Its really difficult to get them in the right spot on the right bar.

I understand you may not have intended to have the bars work this way so any help would be much appreciated.

Thanks!
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Issue moving plugins

Hey I was wondering if you could look at an issue I'm having. In my UI at http://www.wowinterface.com/download...3-aegerUI.html I have 3 Bazooka bars in the same exact position. 2 are hidden and I can page through which is displayed with the arrows in my TopMenu.

When I unlock Bazooka and try to rearrange plugins on the bar other bars that are hidden show up in the positions available and Its really difficult to get them in the right spot on the right bar.

I understand you may not have intended to have the bars work this way so any help would be much appreciated.

Thanks!
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Re: Re: Re: Please fix for 5.4?

Hello,

I cannot reproduce this issue, but I uploaded a new zip (v.2.2.6) with updated Ace libraries, maybe that fixes the problem for you. If not, you can try removing the SavedVariables for Bazooka, and re-configure your bar(s).

cheers,
mitch

Originally Posted by Tonyleila
The problem appears sometimes after login and its gone when I reload UI. The Saved Vabs are only 71 kb - nothing when my ShadowedUnitFrames are 550kb. I have 14 Plugins enabled and 20 disabled. But I saw in the saved vabs that there are all plugins saved that I ever used. Maybe need a button to clean them from plugins that are not installed?
I'll check if its about Broker everything but I don't think so because the spacing is gone between ALL of the three plugins on the right side. Broker everything has also plugins enabled on the left side and there are no problems with this error.
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Re: Re: Please fix for 5.4?

The problem appears sometimes after login and its gone when I reload UI. The Saved Vabs are only 71 kb - nothing when my ShadowedUnitFrames are 550kb. I have 14 Plugins enabled and 20 disabled. But I saw in the saved vabs that there are all plugins saved that I ever used. Maybe need a button to clean them from plugins that are not installed?
I'll check if its about Broker everything but I don't think so because the spacing is gone between ALL of the three plugins on the right side. Broker everything has also plugins enabled on the left side and there are no problems with this error.
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Re: Please fix for 5.4?

Hello,

It sounds like a plugin issue. Broker_Everything has caused various problems in the past... Could you try disabling that plugin, or at least move it to some other area to check if you still get this error?

Thanks,
mitch

ps: how many plugins do you have in total? There's some limitation on saved variables size now, maybe you can hit that with a _lot_ of plugins.

Originally Posted by Tonyleila
Me again mitch0, there is a weird bug with Bazooka. Sometimes dosen't save your profil or resets a special part of it: the spacing between 2 displayed Databrokers. They get stucked together sometimes for me since 5.4. Its always on the right side of my bar (maybe because the recount plugin is moving sometimes when data changes...)
Using Broker_RecountFu and gMoney and bag modul of Broker_Everything

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Please fix for 5.4?

Me again mitch0, there is a weird bug with Bazooka. Sometimes dosen't save your profil or resets a special part of it: the spacing between 2 displayed Databrokers. They get stucked together sometimes for me since 5.4. Its always on the right side of my bar (maybe because the recount plugin is moving sometimes when data changes...)
Using Broker_RecountFu and gMoney and bag modul of Broker_Everything

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Re: can't drag plugins

Originally Posted by Fooki
Any idea why I can't drag and drop buttons? and yes I do have them unlocked!
There could be several issues:

1) Bazooka is locked (I know, you say it isn't, but just in case... Make sure the Bazooka icon is green, not orange)
2) You're in combat
3) You disabled mouse interaction for the plugin(s) you want to drag
4) some other frame overlaps the Bazooka bar / plugin(s). You can check this with /framestack
5) some other addon interferes with Bazooka (try running only Bazooka, and try dragging its own icon)
6) there's some other bug in Bazooka that I can't reproduce... (dragging works for me)

cheers,
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Re: disabling new plugins

Originally Posted by Mayron
Hi, is there a way to make it so new addons that I install while using this addon do not automatically become enabled and show up on bar 1 as this can be a real pain especially since my UI is available for others to download and they ask me a lot about this issue. Thank you for the great addon!
Hello,

This feature is not available presently without editing Bazooka.lua. I'll take a look at it.

In the meantime you can tell your users that they can mass-disable plugins from the bulk configuration menu of Bazooka. (or just ship with a config file (saved variables) that disables plugins included in your compilation).

cheers,
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Any idea why I can't drag and drop buttons? and yes I do have them unlocked!
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