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Updated:03-11-13 10:59 AM
Created:06-10-10 03:16 AM
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nibChatTabs  Popular! (More than 5000 hits)
Version: 4.10
by: Nibelheim [More]
An AddOn from RealUI


What is it
nibChatTabs modifies the appearance of the default chat window tabs to a more appealing, text based design. It also allows you to modify the opacity of the Chat Tabs or hide them completely.

You won't lose any functionality of the original Chat Tabs.



Features
  • Hide all or individual parts of the Chat Tabs
  • Adjust the opacity of the Chat Tabs
    • Mouse Over opacity
    • No Mouse opacity
    • Set the opacity of the different Chat Tab states individually (Normal, Selected, Flash)
  • Adjust the speed and delay of the Chat Window and Chat Tabs fading
  • Adjust the Chat Tab text
    • Font and Font Size
    • Change the text style for each Chat Tab state (Normal, Selected, Highlight, Flash)
      • Text color (can also use Class Colors)
      • Font Style (Shadow, Outline)
  • Set the Chat Window's background opacity



Options
  • Font
    • Font Size
    • Font (LibSharedMedia support)
  • Opacity
    • Hide Chat Tabs (Completely hides the Chat Tabs)
    • No Mouse Alpha
    • Mouseover Alpha
    • Can adjust the Alpha values of Normal, Selected, and Flash tabs separately for each mouse state.
  • Styles
    • Each chat tab state (Normal, Highlight, Selected and Flash) is fully configurable
      • Text color (with the option of using Class color)
      • Font Shadow
        • Set the color of the font shadow
        • Set it's X & Y offsets
      • Outline style
  • Profiles (Ace)
0.4

4.10 Changes
  • TOC bump.
  • Pet Battle tab skinned.


4.9 Changes
  • TOC bump.
  • Updated libraries.


0.4.8 r4 Changes
  • TOC bump.
  • Updated libraries.


0.4.8 r3 Changes
  • Cleaned up code


0.4.8 r2 Changes
  • Libraries updated


0.4.8 Changes
  • New Fade Time options located under Opacity tab, allows you to change the delay and speed of the Chat Tab and Chat Window fading.
    • Fade in delay
    • Fade in speed
    • Fade out delay
    • Fade out speed


0.4.7 r2 Changes
  • Memory usage reduced


0.4.7 Changes
  • Added options to select which parts of the Chat Tabs to hide
    • Tab graphics
    • Highlight glow
    • Selected glow
    • Flash

0.4.6 Changes
  • Added Libs\AceConsole-3.0

0.4.5 Changes
  • Removed Libs\AceConsole-3.0

0.4.4 Changes
  • Updated Libraries

0.4.3 Changes
  • Fixed a potential bug where chat frames beyond Frame 7 would experience weird text positioning.

0.4.2 Changes
  • Minor code fixes

0.4.1 Changes
  • New option "Hide Chat Tabs". Completely hides the Chat Tabs (similar to the old Lock Chat setting)

0.4.0 Changes
  • Updated ToC file for Cataclysm


0.3

0.3.3 Changes
  • Fixed a bug when changing/creating profiles

0.3.2 Changes
  • Fixed a bug when changing Tab Font

0.3.1 Changes
  • Minor bug fix in automatic updating of Chat Tab opacity

0.3.0 Changes
  • Updated for Patch 3.3.5
  • New Tab Opacity settings to match 3.3.5's Chat Tab fading
    • No Mouse alpha
    • Mouseover Alpha


0.2

0.2.0 Changes
  • Fixed the bug where a lot of blank lines would appear in the Chat Window (noticeable if you had TimeStamps enabled).
  • Normal Chat Tab text and Combat Log Chat Tab text X and Y offsets can now be adjusted in the nibChatTabs options.


0.1

0.1.1 Changes
  • Combat Log tab adjusted to be at the same vertical position as the other tabs.
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Unread 07-23-13, 01:51 PM  
laukond
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Any way to make the chat tab flash go away on mouseover? Instead of having to click it.
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Unread 03-11-13, 04:10 PM  
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Originally Posted by erebos
That was really quick, thank you very much.

One question though: can the icon be hidden at the tab or do you have no control over it?
It probably can be. I'll check it out.
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That was really quick, thank you very much.

One question though: can the icon be hidden at the tab or do you have no control over it?
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Originally Posted by erebos
If you begin a pet battle and the combat log tab for the pet battles comes up the chat tabs are all messed up. Sadly I see no error caught by buggrabber, sorry. It has something to do with the on demand nature of the pet battle log and being chat frame number 11 I think I read somewhere. I cannot fix it myself, I am no programmer.
Fixeded.
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If you begin a pet battle and the combat log tab for the pet battles comes up the chat tabs are all messed up. Sadly I see no error caught by buggrabber, sorry. It has something to do with the on demand nature of the pet battle log and being chat frame number 11 I think I read somewhere. I cannot fix it myself, I am no programmer.
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Unread 02-24-13, 09:06 AM  
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I could literally kill for an update on this and point/runes., you rock nib!
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Unread 09-11-12, 03:41 AM  
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Re: ;DDD

Originally Posted by cryptical
Update this awesome addon plz, added to favorites'
I second that, It's been a while since this addon was last time updated, hopefully it will get some care from the author once MoP officially comes out
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Update this awesome addon plz, added to favorites'
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Unread 12-22-11, 01:23 PM  
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tabs on bottom?=

So i have chat uptop. it just feels better, thought about making the tabs placed on bottom?.
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Unread 11-25-11, 06:14 PM  
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Originally Posted by linguini
if you try to click and drag a chat tab, a critical error pops up
Hmm, not for me.
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Unread 11-25-11, 06:13 PM  
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if you try to click and drag a chat tab, a critical error pops up
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Unread 08-26-11, 12:30 PM  
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Ever thought about adding keybindings so we can cycle through our chat tabs with the keyboard?
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Unread 07-25-11, 09:51 AM  
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great addon thaaaanks
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Unread 07-21-11, 02:34 PM  
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rchat

you couldnt possible support rchat?. =).

http://www.wowinterface.com/download...319-rChat.html

edit: NM i just removed fading.lua from rchat and it all works fine.
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Originally posted by Nibelheim
You can set the Opacity and Text Style for the Flash state to be the same as the Normal state.
Oh of course, how retarded of me lol. Thanks alot, also great addon, Now I don't have to use chatter anymore and can go with a lightweight chat frame!
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