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Tidy Plates: Threat Plates (Legion)  Updated less than 3 days ago!  Popular! (More than 5000 hits)

Version: 8.3.2
by: suicidalkatt, Blacksalsify

Tidy Plates: Threat Plates - Version 8.3



About:
Tidy Plates: Threat Plates (TPTP for short) is a theme for use with Tidy Plates with patch 5.0.4 or later WoW client. It offers a high amount of customization and tweaks to how your nameplates react and look. It also offers some unique features that are not available with any other nameplate addon. I've spent a considerable amount of time improving this addon and any comments or concerns about this addon are appreciated. I'm always looking for ways to improve this addon.
Features:
  • SharedMedia support and many, many, options for name, health, level, and spell text. As well as all of the standard nameplate features such as castbar and icon, elite icons / textures, skull icons / textures, raid marks, and healthbar coloring/alpha/scale.
  • Ace3 profiling.
  • Low memory footprint.
  • Threat system management.
  • Automatic talent detection and role assigning for an easy out of the box setup.
  • Customizable widgets.
  • Customizable totem nameplates.
  • Customizable nameplates for extra customization for specifically named units.
Commands:
  • /tptp - Displays options.
  • /tptptoggle - Toggle Role from one to the other.
  • /tptpdps - Toggles DPS/Healing threat plates.
  • /tptptank - Toggles Tank threat plates.
  • /tptpol - Toggles nameplate overlapping.
  • /tptpverbose - Toggles addon feedback text.
Additional Information:
A considerable amount of information about options and its internal priorities are not gone into details. Most options that are enable or disable based will toggle off options that are no longer changeable once enabled or disabled. If you have any questions about options and what they do, feel free to leave a comment or PM me here for more information.
TPTP In Action
Please feel free to leave feedback in the comments or !

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8.3.2 (works with TidyPlates 6.18.11)
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  • Added an option for aura widget 2.0 to disable aura sorting (reduces CPU usage).
  • Fixed a bug with in healthbar coloring of nameplates where class colors were used even if disabled in the options.
  • Added updated localizations for koKR (Korean) and zhCN (Simplified Chinese).
  • Known issues:
    • * Changing certain settings in the option dialog may require a /reload for the settings to fully take effect.
      * Switching between ThreatPlates and other themes may require /reload for the new theme to work correctly
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8.3.1 (works with TidyPlates 6.18.11)
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  • Fixed a bug in the options for aura widget 2.0 where changes to the sort order where not applied immediately.
  • Fixed several lua errors in aura widget 2.0 aura sorting (mostly, when "A to Z" sort order was selected).
  • Fixed a bug in quest widget where units were marked as quest units (e.g. colored orange) even if quest widget was disabled.
  • Enabled localizations for koKR (Korean) and zhCN (Simplified Chinese) - big thanks to yuk6196 and y123ao6 for their translations.
  • Changed default for verbose mode to disabled.
  • Known issues:
    • * Changing certain settings in the option dialog may require a /reload for the settings to fully take effect.
      * Switching between ThreatPlates and other themes may require /reload for the new theme to work correctly

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8.3.0 (works with TidyPlates 6.18.11)
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  • Added new aura widget 2.0 with icon and bar more and a lot new customization options. To use it, disable the current aura widget first. Use "/tptp update-profiles" to copy over your current aura widget settings to the new aura widget 2.0.
  • Added the option to set a background texture for the nameplate healthbar (Nameplate Settings - Healthbar - Textures).
  • Added an option to show threat glow only on units the player is in combat with (Nameplate Settings - Healthbar - Threat Colors).
  • Added options to enable threat glow and threat-based coloring of healthbar for custom nameplates.
  • Added a new default setting for the default profile. Use "/tptp new-default-profile" to activate it and update the default profile. Use "/tptp help" for command line usage help.
  • Several changes to the options dialog to improve consistency in naming and layout.
  • Changed default healthbar color for quest widget.
  • Adjusted health percentage calculation to Blizzard default calculation (using ceil instead of floor).
  • Fixed inefficient memory allocation for threatplates widgets.
  • Fixed a bug in quest widget where the quest highlight was still shown although the quest was completed.
  • Fixed a bug in the options dialog where default settings for spec roles where incorrect for newly created profiles.
  • Fixed a memory leak which reduced frame rate heavily after changing certain options.
  • Known issues:
    • Changing certain settings in the option dialog may require a /reload for the settings to fully take effect.
    • Switching between ThreatPlates and other themes may require /reload for the new theme to work correctly
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Re: Debuff

With the debuff widget, mousing over a nameplate, or selecting it as a target (via click or tab works) will update the buff timers on that plate via the UnitAura() API function. So, if you tab to a mob and apply lacerate, it should appear on that plate until it expires. One catch; if the plate goes offscreen, Tidy Plates loses the tracking ID. So you'll have to target the mob or mouseover the plate to reaquire the data.

Originally posted by odinriko
Is there a way to make the debuffs appear over all the nameplates without targeting/mouseovering them? I play a druid tank, and I swear that this used to show the dubuffs for all mobs, it helped a lot with my tab/lacerate sequence. Thank you for an excellent addon.
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Incorporated Stance/Shapeshift/Aura/Presence Monitoring (Warr/Druid/Paladin/DK only options) *If turned on this ignores spec settings and only looks for stances/shapeshifts/etc.*
Outstanding. Thanks for making this addon better and better.
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Re: Debuff

Originally posted by odinriko
Is there a way to make the debuffs appear over all the nameplates without targeting/mouseovering them? I play a druid tank, and I swear that this used to show the dubuffs for all mobs, it helped a lot with my tab/lacerate sequence. Thank you for an excellent addon.
Nope sorry =/

In order for the addon to know what debuffs there are on something you have to target / mouseover the nameplate to gain the UnitGUID information.
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Debuff

Is there a way to make the debuffs appear over all the nameplates without targeting/mouseovering them? I play a druid tank, and I swear that this used to show the dubuffs for all mobs, it helped a lot with my tab/lacerate sequence. Thank you for an excellent addon.
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Originally posted by danltiger
Good point. Maybe it's worth just having the Raid Icon event request all those updates, automagically...

Edit: In the next update, OnUpdateRaidIcon will call for refresh on the Raid Icon, and the health bar color.
Edit: nvm I read it wrong .
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Good point. Maybe it's worth just having the Raid Icon event request all those updates, automagically...

Edit: In the next update, OnUpdateRaidIcon will call for refresh on the Raid Icon, and the health bar color.

Originally posted by suicidalkatt
That particular event isn't fired very often.
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Somewhere along the line, my "Non-target Alpha" setting quit working. I'm using the latest version of Tidy Plates: Threat Plates Beta and Tidy Plates Beta available here on wowinterface as of writing this.

I have the option selected to set my non-target alpha to -100%, however in an aoe group all mobs are at 100% alpha including my target. I've played with the setting and I can't seem to get it to do anything to change the alpha. This used to work perfectly several versions ago, but at some point it has stopped working and I'm not sure which version of Threat Plates Beta broke it
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Originally posted by danltiger
The trick has been compromising between updating everything (which eats up CPU cycles needlessly if no changes are required), and updating less (which means that some unit changes may not trigger an update on a specific indicator).

Currently, I have two functions for triggering updates, available to theme authors:
  • TidyPlates:Update()
  • TidyPlates:ForceUpdate()

In the lastest release, using the :Update() function will update all user-controlled indicators, regardless of any (or none) changes in the unit's properties.

In this way, Threat Plates COULD register the event for raid icon changes, and call for a complete update. (I realize that adds some work for you, Kat, but I'm trying to minimize the CPU impact of the core, while still providing the tools for you to achieve your goals)

A possible extension to the current system is adding two new functions, RequestWidgetUpdate and RequestDelegateUpdate.
  • RequestWidgetUpdate will fire an update to all visible nameplates widgets
  • RequestDelegateUpdate will fire an update to all visible nameplates indicators (the functions that control those indicators are called 'Delegate functions' since Tidy Plates delegates control over those indicators to the theme, if those functions are defined)

This will allow a theme to request updates to narrower groups of frames, to reduce CPU load.

Another alternative is to ask theme authors to register specific unit changes to the delegate functions, but that just adds a ton of work for theme authors, and would break backward compatibility with many themes.
I'll see how it holds up in-game. That particular event isn't fired very often.
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Yeah, the cast bars on nameplates are wonky sometimes. It's a behavior inherited from the Blizzard nameplate system.

I've been setting the foundation for a major cast bar overhaul/extension to the core. My ultimate goal is to make cast bars appear whenever possible.

Originally posted by suicidalkatt
If you have a mob targeted when they begin a cast and you have the cast bars enabled, then the cast bar will show.

You actually are juggling between the mobs just after they begin casting and the cast bar isn't shown.

If you were using the default nameplates, they would have reacted just the same.
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The trick has been compromising between updating everything (which eats up CPU cycles needlessly if no changes are required), and updating less (which means that some unit changes may not trigger an update on a specific indicator).

Currently, I have two functions for triggering updates, available to theme authors:
  • TidyPlates:Update()
  • TidyPlates:ForceUpdate()

In the lastest release, using the :Update() function will update all user-controlled indicators, regardless of any (or none) changes in the unit's properties.

In this way, Threat Plates COULD register the event for raid icon changes, and call for a complete update. (I realize that adds some work for you, Kat, but I'm trying to minimize the CPU impact of the core, while still providing the tools for you to achieve your goals)

A possible extension to the current system is adding two new functions, RequestWidgetUpdate and RequestDelegateUpdate.
  • RequestWidgetUpdate will fire an update to all visible nameplates widgets
  • RequestDelegateUpdate will fire an update to all visible nameplates indicators (the functions that control those indicators are called 'Delegate functions' since Tidy Plates delegates control over those indicators to the theme, if those functions are defined)

This will allow a theme to request updates to narrower groups of frames, to reduce CPU load.

Another alternative is to ask theme authors to register specific unit changes to the delegate functions, but that just adds a ton of work for theme authors, and would break backward compatibility with many themes.


Originally posted by suicidalkatt
Some optimizations were made with the internals of Tidy Plates and that is one of the portions which is not updated immediately or by a certain method.

You'll have to post that on the Tidy Plates comments. I had been meaning to ask him about it.
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Originally posted by Unas
Hello,

First of all let me just thank you for this amazing addon. The combination of threat plates and your grid setup make my gaming experience enjoyable. Honestly without those two addons I can't play wow anymore

I do have a small question if you don't mind answering. Is there a way I can move the nameplate's alignment on the y axis? Your help will be greatly appreciated.

Thanks a lot once again
While yes this is possible to be done, the mouseover area of the nameplate is a fixed area and adjusting the height would compromise the accuracy of clicking the nameplates.
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Originally posted by Zista
You should add a RegisterEvent for RAID_TARGET_UPDATE on the Raid Icon module so the color of the hp bar will change colors when the raid target icon is changed.
Some optimizations were made with the internals of Tidy Plates and that is one of the portions which is not updated immediately or by a certain method.

You'll have to post that on the Tidy Plates comments. I had been meaning to ask him about it.
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You should add a RegisterEvent for RAID_TARGET_UPDATE on the Raid Icon module so the color of the hp bar will change colors when the raid target icon is changed.
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Hello,

First of all let me just thank you for this amazing addon. The combination of threat plates and your grid setup make my gaming experience enjoyable. Honestly without those two addons I can't play wow anymore

I do have a small question if you don't mind answering. Is there a way I can move the nameplate's alignment on the y axis? Your help will be greatly appreciated.

Thanks a lot once again
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Originally posted by wuphonsreach
I noticed this as well, it seems like only the really close to the camera NPCs are showing cast bars.

You can see it in this video at the 1:10 mark, suddenly a mob shows a cast bar under their plate.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R8Ce3glr5vk
If you have a mob targeted when they begin a cast and you have the cast bars enabled, then the cast bar will show.

You actually are juggling between the mobs just after they begin casting and the cast bar isn't shown.

If you were using the default nameplates, they would have reacted just the same.
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