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Tidy Plates: Threat Plates - Alpha Update  Popular! (More than 5000 hits)
Version: 7.010-Alpha
by: suicidalkatt [More]
Some file rearranging has been done in this version. Please re-install completely.
Some saved variables will be reset.


Tidy Plates: Threat Plates


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 !
--[[v7.010-Alpha]--
-- This is not a final release, should any bugs be present please notify via bug report on the curse page.
  • Adjusted options to disable cvars while in combat.

--[[v7.009-Alpha]--
-- This is not a final release, should any bugs be present please notify via bug report on the curse page.
  • Fixed issue with aura widget.
  • Fixed issue with missing db values on profile change.

--[[v7.008-Alpha]--
-- This is not a final release, should any bugs be present please notify via bug report on the curse page.
  • Fixed issue with name parsing within the social icon widget.

--[[v7.007-Alpha]--
-- This is not a final release, should any bugs be present please notify via bug report on the curse page.
  • Added support for anticipation for the combo point widget.
  • Added a new Arena ID widget with custom colors.

--[[v7.006-Alpha]--
-- This is not a final release, should any bugs be present please notify via bug report on the curse page.
  • Fixed issue with ignored threat health coloring.
  • Fixed options pointing to the incorrect variable for threat textures.

--[[v7.005-Alpha]--
-- This is not a final release, should any bugs be present please notify via bug report on the curse page.
  • Increased the custom nameplate limit to 80.
  • Fixed issue with raid mark coloring not being able to be disabled.
  • Fixed issue with threat system not being disabled in pvp environments automatically.
  • Added options for hp coloring fade from low to high colors of your choice.
  • Added options for tapped custom hp color.


--[[v7.004-Alpha]--
-- This is not a final release, should any bugs be present please notify via bug report on the curse page.
  • Fixed issue with Combo Point widget not showing properly.
  • Removed Threat Line Widget options as this widget is not currently implemented.
  • Added options for the 'Healer Tracker' widget (Widget is still largely untested).

--[[v7.003-Alpha]--
-- This is not a final release, should any bugs be present please notify via bug report on the curse page.
  • Fixed issue with spec detection when unable to be detected.
  • Fixed issue with 'get' function of the debuff list.
  • Healthbarcolor function has been updated and no longer calls unnecessary functions.

--[[v7.002-Alpha]--
-- This is not a final release, should any bugs be present please notify via bug report on the curse page.
  • Ace Library load order addressed.
  • Updated AceGUI Library. Options tabs were not re-sizing properly.

--[[v7.001-Alpha]--
-- This is not a final release, should any bugs be present please notify via bug report on the curse page.
  • Currently an alpha release updated to '5.3' soon to be '5.4'.
  • A complete restructuring of the addon has begun. Some files have been renamed or even removed.
  • New alpha and scale settings now available. /tptp > Nameplate Settings > Alpha / Scale
  • Aura widget has been updated to support both buffs or debuffs, new options available for additional filtering.
  • Less garbage data and a lot of internal improvements have been made.

Issues with v7.001-Alpha that have not been addressed:
  • Offtank monitoring / coloring / options etc.
  • "Headline Text" mode has not yet been implemented.
  • Localisations are in need of some refreshing.

--[[v7.000-Alpha]--
-- This is not a final release, should any bugs be present please notify via bug report on the curse page.
  • Currently an alpha release updated to '5.3'.
  • Some major bugs addressed.
  • Some new features implemented, currently no options for them.

--[[v6.008]--
  • ToC Update for 5.1, there are no issues with Threat Plates with this patch. Only Tidy Plates for the moment.

--[[v6.007]--
  • Finally really looked at what was causing the talent gathering issues.
  • Talents will now update dynamically instead of only on login.

--[[v6.006]--
  • Fixed leaked global.
  • Added a level check for talents to avoid any type of issues with low level characters.

--[[v6.005]--
  • Fixed issue with improper spec detection, hopefully this issue is resolved now.

--[[v6.004]--
  • Fixed issue with improper spec detection for low level characters.

--[[v6.003]--
  • Fixed issue with improper spec detection.

--[[v6.002]--
  • Fixed issue with "No Outline, Monochrome" text flag.
  • Removed ()'s from the spec swap verbose.
  • Added a handy new change log info window (shows one time regardless of character).

--[[v6.001]]--
  • Added options for Tidy Plates Nameplate Fading under 'Nameplate Settings' > 'General Settings'
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Is it me or did the "Allow over lapping of frames" move some where? Seems mine are stacking again
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Originally posted by MysticalOS
4.1 error


--[[Error Message Here]]--
It's nothing to be worried about. It only occurs on reload when Tidy Plates doesn't have any information on nameplates.
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4.1 error


21x TidyPlates_ThreatPlates-5.1.8\Functions\healthtext.lua:20: attempt to index field "text" (a nil value)
TidyPlates_ThreatPlates-5.1.8\Functions\healthtext.lua:20: in function "SetCustomText"
TidyPlates-6.1.13 Revision: 253\TidyPlatesCore.lua:217: in function <TidyPlates\TidyPlatesCore.lua:206>
TidyPlates-6.1.13 Revision: 253\TidyPlatesCore.lua:658: in function <TidyPlates\TidyPlatesCore.lua:653>
TidyPlates-6.1.13 Revision: 253\TidyPlatesCore.lua:451: in function <TidyPlates\TidyPlatesCore.lua:446>

Locals:
(*temporary) = <func> =[C]:-1
(*temporary) = <unnamed> {
0 = <userdata>
}
threatborder = <unnamed> {
0 = <userdata>
}
visual = <table> {
customtext = <unnamed> {}
highlight = <unnamed> {}
eliteicon = <unnamed> {}
castnostop = <unnamed> {}
threatborder = <unnamed> {}
skullicon = <unnamed> {}
healthborder = <unnamed> {}
spellicon = <unnamed> {}
castborder = <unnamed> {}
name = <unnamed> {}
spelltext = <unnamed> {}
target = <unnamed> {}
level = <unnamed> {}
customart = <unnamed> {}
raidicon = <unnamed> {}
}
unit = <table> {
class = "UNKNOWN"
isBoss = 1
InCombatLockdown = false
healthmax = 147885408
isTarget = false
alpha = 1
level = "??"
style = "normal"
red = 0.99999779462814
type = "NPC"
isMarked = false
reaction = "NEUTRAL"
levelcolorRed = 0.99999779462814
threatValue = 0
isDangerous = 1
blue = 0
isCasting = false
isInCombat = true
health = 147860912
green = 0.99999779462814
threatSituation = "LOW"
frame = <unnamed> {}
name = "Raider's Training Dummy"
isElite = true
}
extended = <unnamed> {
visual = <table> {}
frameLevel = 118
stylename = "normal"
visibleAlpha = 1
unitcache = <table> {}
widgets = <table> {}
regions = <table> {}
requestedAlpha = 1
stylecache = <table> {}
0 = <userdata>
parentPlate = NamePlate21 {}
bars = <table> {}
style = <table> {}
unit = <table> {}
}
activetheme = <table> {
tank = <table> {}
OnInitialize = <func> @TidyPlates_ThreatPlates\..\Widgets.lua:47
SetAlpha = <func> @TidyPlates_ThreatPlates\Functions\alpha.lua:1
unique = <table> {}
SetStyle = <func> @TidyPlates_ThreatPlates\TidyPlatesThreat.lua:1368
OnUpdate = <func> @TidyPlates_ThreatPlates\..\Widgets.lua:246
SetThreatColor = <func> @TidyPlates_ThreatPlates\Functions\threatcolor.lua:1
normal = <table> {}
SetScale = <func> @TidyPlates_ThreatPlates\Functions\scale.lua:25
OnContextUpdate = <func> @TidyPlates_ThreatPlates\..\Widgets.lua:220
totem = <table> {}
dps = <table> {}
SetCastbarColor = <func> @TidyPlates_ThreatPlates\Functions\castbarcolor.lua:1
ShowConfigPanel = <func> @TidyPlates_ThreatPlates\TidyPlatesThreat.lua:1437
SetCustomText = <func> @TidyPlates_ThreatPlates\Functions\healthtext.lua:15
etotem = <table> {}
SetNameColor = <func> @TidyPlates_ThreatPlates\Functions\nametextcolor.lua:1
empty = <table> {}
SetHealthbarColor = <func> @TidyPlates_ThreatPlates\Functions\healthbarcolor.lua:7
}
scale = 1
style = <table> {
customtext = <table> {}
highlight = <table> {}
threatcolor = <table> {}
spellicon = <table> {}
spelltext = <table> {}
target = <table> {}
level = <table> {}
customart = <table> {}
healthbar = <table> {}
castbar = <table> {}
threatborder = <table> {}
skullicon = <table> {}
castnostop = <table> {}
castborder = <table> {}
name = <table> {}
hitbox = <table> {}
healthborder = <table> {}
frame = <table> {}
eliteicon = <table> {}
raidicon = <table> {}
}
EMPTY_TEXTURE = "Addons\TidyPlates\Media\Empty"
UpdateIndicator_UnitColor = <func> @TidyPlates\TidyPlatesCore.lua:172
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the Tidy Plates core reads that transition color off the nameplates, so it works for all visible plates. I know the bundled themes use the new data. TPTP probably does, too.

The core also scans your group targets and tries to get additional data, with varying success.

Originally posted by Jakobud
That's great news. Does that mean you are going to add this into the project? So that a tank will see healthbars change color before they fully loose threat?

And if so, it sounds like it will only work for something with a unit id. Are you going to make it only work for the players current target? Or could you possibly just scan through party1's target, party2's target, party3's target, etc? That might get a little cpu intensive I suppose.
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Disable or delete 'Tidy Plates Target'. That will corect the issue. Better yet, use the regular release of Tidy Plates; The beta release often contains experimental code, so If you don't like being a guinea pig, it's probably not for you.

Originally posted by Xarvos
Yea, it's the latest Beta.
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Originally posted by suicidalkatt
What version of Tidy Plates are you using?

I haven't tested the latest Beta.
Yea, it's the latest Beta.
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Originally posted by Xarvos
I decided to test this FPS problem again.
So I copied my WTF folder and disabled all addons except Tidy Plates.
First there didn't change everything but then I deactivated the Tidy Plates Target Addon and I the FPS problems stopped.

What is this part of Tidy Plates for?
And can you fix that, so Threat Plates works fully with Tidy Plates?
What version of Tidy Plates are you using?

I haven't tested the latest Beta.
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I decided to test this FPS problem again.
So I copied my WTF folder and disabled all addons except Tidy Plates.
First there didn't change everything but then I deactivated the Tidy Plates Target Addon and I the FPS problems stopped.

What is this part of Tidy Plates for?
And can you fix that, so Threat Plates works fully with Tidy Plates?
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Hey

I just downloaded and installed Tidy Plates - Threat Plates.
But 50% of the time my FPS drops down to 10 FPS.
I already reinstalled Tidy Plates but it didn't help.

EDIT: Somehow this only occurred so far in Twin Peaks, where i tested it first.
EDIT2: Ok, were again in Twin Peaks and it worked.
I don't know what exactly fixed the problem.
Maybe it was just a relog. :/

EDIT3: ... again Twink Peaks, when I was at the ally base and attacked a lock it happened again.
But only if I targeted the Warlock and the nameplate wasn't displayed.
(was not in LOS of the nameplate :s)
Happened than again with other targets.
Targetet someone => turned away so that the nameplate isn't shown and the FPS turned to 10 FPS.
Clicked the target away and everythign went back to normal.

Also happens if I target myself, FPS drop. :O
Tested this also with Clean Plates, FPS drop too.
No problems with other Tidy Plates skins.
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that yellow color might only apply to climing threat, but still useful for tanks. such as chimerion, since we taunt off eachother so often, we have to watch pulling threat at a bad time while still attacking him. if he turns yellow i'm hitting too hard or other tank isn't hitting him enough, cuase they should have more vengeance not me, so if i'm pulling they are slacking. but the visual helps
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Originally posted by danltiger
Recently, they've added a 'nearly losing aggro' indicator. (For Kat: unit.threatValue) So, we can have the 'loosing threat' color, finally. BUT, as I wrote, the thresholds are hard-coded by Blizzard.
That's great news. Does that mean you are going to add this into the project? So that a tank will see healthbars change color before they fully loose threat?

And if so, it sounds like it will only work for something with a unit id. Are you going to make it only work for the players current target? Or could you possibly just scan through party1's target, party2's target, party3's target, etc? That might get a little cpu intensive I suppose.
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Originally posted by suicidalkatt
To some degree this is true, however if you're tanking you're never approaching someone else's threat, they are approaching yours. So you'll never actually see the "yellow" indicator unless it's another tank that you're pulling off of. It's either you have threat or you don't with the blizzard system if you're tanking.
I'm a little bit confused... If this is the case, then why in the interface options is there an option to change the health bar color to yellow when your tanking and don't have full threat?

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Originally posted by Carenzi
I don't know if I am missing something here, but I can't make different alpha settings to show for a targeted and non-targeted target. The enable Blizzard on-target fading slider, doesn't respond to anything it seems. On or off, same thing. It is like it is no implemented yet? I would like to, for example, have non-targeted targets to have an alpha of say 25% and when I target them make the alpha 75%.

I activate the blizzard fading, set the slider to 25%, then set the normal target slider below to 75%. Nothing...The only way to change the alpha is with the normal slider, but then, I get the same alpha targeted or non-targeted.

Works great in tidy plates, but not in this threat version. What am i doing wrong?
It's an adjustment slider, notice how it is negative values. Whatever they are at they'll go down X more percent in alpha if they're not your current target.

So say you have all nameplates at 80% alpha and you have non-target alpha at 30%, then when you'd target something those nameplates that aren't targeted would drop to 50% alpha.
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I don't know if I am missing something here, but I can't make different alpha settings to show for a targeted and non-targeted target. The enable Blizzard on-target fading slider, doesn't respond to anything it seems. On or off, same thing. It is like it is no implemented yet? I would like to, for example, have non-targeted targets to have an alpha of say 25% and when I target them make the alpha 75%.

I activate the blizzard fading, set the slider to 25%, then set the normal target slider below to 75%. Nothing...The only way to change the alpha is with the normal slider, but then, I get the same alpha targeted or non-targeted.

Works great in tidy plates, but not in this threat version. What am i doing wrong?
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Most API functions that relate to unit information require a UnitID. Nameplates don't usually have a unit id, except in limited situations (ex. your target).

For nameplates, we get a few indicators which have hard-coded thresholds. Historically, there were three different conditions; No threat, nearly aggro'd, and fully aggro'd. Recently, they've added a 'nearly losing aggro' indicator. (For Kat: unit.threatValue) So, we can have the 'loosing threat' color, finally. BUT, as I wrote, the thresholds are hard-coded by Blizzard. That's where the widget comes it; If you want to monitor the rate of threat gain/loss, it works well for that purpose.

Originally posted by Jakobud
I understand what you are saying about a tank never seeing the yellow bar. That makes sense. But have you considered still implementing something like this anyways? It would be extremely helpful for a tank. I know about the threat bar widget thing... doesn't really do it for me.

There is obviously something in the internal WoW API that gets triggered when a tank is loosing threat because the words above a mob will say "Loosing Threat". And the next thing you know, someone pulled threat and the threat plate turns red. It would be very very nice if the threat plate would turn yellow whenever the tank is "loosing threat" according to the API.

Does that make sense? Having to watch the threat line widgets on every single mob is kinda annoying and seems unnecessary when you could simply make the bar turn yellow to indicate which mob the tank needs to focus on. Seems like not a huge change but a very helpful one if you are a tank.
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