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Updated:12-15-12 09:55 PM
Created:10-14-12 07:35 PM
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ChatLoot
Version: 1.5
by: BagofMeat [More]
Dock Blizzard's new Loot History window into the chat box under it's own tab called "Loot History".

Features
- Chat tab can be renamed and is remembered per character
- Slash commands. [/loot or /chatloot to switch to docked tab. /loot help or /loot ? to list all available options.]
- Tab flashing alert is used to show new loot info is available. [/loot alert to toggle]
- Tooltips can be shown on hovering or clicking on the loot. [/loot tooltip to toggle]
- Reset command to return loot window to default size and function. [/loot reset to activate.]
- Adjustable delay timer to delay loading of addon. [/loot delay <0-20> to set]

To display properly for Aurora, FreeUI and TukUI: Download and install the plugin here.
For ElvUI it should work fine if you just add a short load delay using the appropriate slash command listed above.
1.5
- Updated .toc file
- Added adjustable load delay. Can be set from 0 to 20 seconds.
- Bits of clean up that I don't exactly remember since it was weeks ago.

1.4
- Hopefully fixes the multiple tabs being created occasionally on startup

1.3
- Moved tab name to a per character variable to fix a multiple character tab naming bug
- Expanded reset to restore hidden graphics and bring the default window closer to its normal function
- More clean up

1.2
- Various tweaks and cleanup
- "/loot tooltip" toggles between hovering and clicking to show tooltips

1.1
- Updated .toc file
- Added support for renaming tab
- Added tab flashing for when new loot info is available but tab isn't visible
- "/loot" and "/chatloot" commands added
- "/loot" now changes to the ChatLoot tab if it isn't already selected
- "/loot alert" toggles tab flashing
- "/loot reset" sets the frame back to the default size if you want to disable the addon
- "/loot help" lists the above slash commandsands
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Dridzt
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That is ... seriously ... such a brilliant idea.
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Glad you like it. I know the last thing I felt like doing was finding a spot for another frame.
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Brilliant

Really good idea, and thinking out of box. I wasn't happy needing more space either. Thanks.
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Very good idea, favourited thx
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clever idea. like it.
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Problem

I love this addon but if I rename the window to a shorter name and reload my UI its creating a new Loot window tab
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Re: Problem

Originally Posted by Tonyleila
I love this addon but if I rename the window to a shorter name and reload my UI its creating a new Loot window tab
Hmm. That's because it's looking for a tab with that name and if it doesn't find it a new one is created. I could try and make something a little more complex for the tab name so that you could set it yourself. However, in the meantime if you just open ChatLoot.lua and replace "Loot History" with whatever name you want on lines 30 and 74 you would get the same result.
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Re: Re: Problem

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Originally Posted by Tonyleila
I love this addon but if I rename the window to a shorter name and reload my UI its creating a new Loot window tab
Hmm. That's because it's looking for a tab with that name and if it doesn't find it a new one is created. I could try and make something a little more complex for the tab name so that you could set it yourself. However, in the meantime if you just open ChatLoot.lua and replace "Loot History" with whatever name you want on lines 30 and 74 you would get the same result.
OK changed that works fine.
Anyway you shoud change the toc file to ## Interface: 50001
so its not shown as out of date addon
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Re: Re: Re: Problem

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Originally Posted by Tonyleila
I love this addon but if I rename the window to a shorter name and reload my UI its creating a new Loot window tab
Hmm. That's because it's looking for a tab with that name and if it doesn't find it a new one is created. I could try and make something a little more complex for the tab name so that you could set it yourself. However, in the meantime if you just open ChatLoot.lua and replace "Loot History" with whatever name you want on lines 30 and 74 you would get the same result.
OK changed that works fine.
Anyway you shoud change the toc file to ## Interface: 50001
so its not shown as out of date addon
lol oops. I just copied the guts of this from another addon I made. That might have slipped my mind.
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Re: Re: Re: Re: Problem

ok seams lik its not working fine. I renamed it to "CL" in this 2 lines but its making a new chat window every time
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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Problem

Originally Posted by Tonyleila
ok seams lik its not working fine. I renamed it to "CL" in this 2 lines but its making a new chat window every time
Just uploaded a new version with a couple new features. Hopefully this solves it.
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nice job on this. it would be cool if the tooltips would only pop up when you click on a piece of loot instead of anytime you hover your mouse over them.
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Does this Work only with the Default Chat or with any Chat Addon ?

Cause i use a UI that modifies the Chat in the Package.
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Originally Posted by Xarl
Does this Work only with the Default Chat or with any Chat Addon ?

Cause i use a UI that modifies the Chat in the Package.
I use it with Chatter and have no compatibility issues. Beyond that I can't say without knowing the specific chat mod.

Edit: Loaded up ElvUI and the ChatTweaks module. Seemed to work fine. All my mod is doing is creating an empty chat tab and anchoring the loot window to it so that it's only visible if the chat tab is selected. So unless a mod is heavily modifying Blizzard's functions for that, I don't foresee any issues with most or any chat mods.
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Just noticed after i log out and come back in to Game a New Chat Tab gets created next to the one i had before from the Addon. So i guess if i log out a few times with not removing the Tab it would add up on Tabs.
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