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Transparent Chat bubbles
Version: 50100.1a
by: ravagernl [More]
This removes the black background for the chat bubbles and gives the font an outline so it's readable again.
Nice for people that want to actually see what's going on in combat (and especially in PVP with people that are yelling)
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Old 05-04-14, 03:17 PM  
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Doesnt work with ElvUI, too bad meh...
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Old 01-28-14, 06:35 AM  
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Originally Posted by idefiler6
Does this still work in 5.4?
Yes.
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Old 01-10-14, 09:07 AM  
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Does this still work in 5.4?
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Old 04-18-13, 03:49 PM  
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Hi ravagernl! Cool addon! I suggest using Keka on a mac to zip files this nice app will auto remove the __MACOSX folder from your file. Thanks!


Originally Posted by Bubuline
Can anyone tell me where to extract the files?
Thanks in advance, bubu
Just into addons folder just ignore the Macosx folder
\World of Warcraft\Interface\AddOns
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Old 04-09-13, 08:34 PM  
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Can anyone tell me where to extract the files?

Thanks in advance, bubu
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Old 03-10-13, 09:10 PM  
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thank you!!!!
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Old 03-01-13, 03:33 AM  
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Love it, been hating those chatbubbles for as long as i can remember.
You wouldn't know how to change the say/yell etc font would you? Can it be done with this?
Cheers!
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Old 02-27-13, 06:39 AM  
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That's the right folder yes, sorry should have specified it myself.

And ok, will edit my local copy, I don't expect the addon to change much and even if it does should be a trivial edit

Also a slight edit to your code, more for the benefit of non-coders that might stumble on this and would like to perform a similar edit.
It needs to be an in-equality test for the texture to skip ie
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if region:GetObjectType() == "Texture" and region:GetTexture() ~= [[Interface\Tooltips\CHATBUBBLE-TAIL]] then
        region:SetTexture(nil)
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Old 02-27-13, 05:45 AM  
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Originally Posted by Dridzt
If I have your ear for a moment any chance for a slight change / option? (even one that has you edit a config variable in the lua)

I'd like to be able to exclude a specific chatbubble texture from removal: CHATBUBBLE-TAIL
So basically where you're iterating regions looking for textures to remove, skip that one if the option is set.

This would make it so this and only this part of the bubble remains visible.
I think you need to edit line 18 to read something along the lines of
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  1. if region:GetObjectType() == "Texture" and region:GetTexture() == [[Interface\Tooltips\CHATBUBBLE-TAIL]] then
  2.     region:SetTexture(nil)
Not sure if the texture you specified is located in that folder but I think you should be able to figure it out
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Old 02-27-13, 05:40 AM  
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Originally Posted by Dridzt
Nice idea.

Little heads up that 50100.1 hasn't packaged properly.
Addon folder name in the .zip is TransparentChatBubbles-master
First of all, thank you.

I always forget I need to extract the github zip and then rezip it New version 50100.1a should fix this.
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Old 02-26-13, 01:10 PM  
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If I have your ear for a moment any chance for a slight change / option? (even one that has you edit a config variable in the lua)

I'd like to be able to exclude a specific chatbubble texture from removal: CHATBUBBLE-TAIL
So basically where you're iterating regions looking for textures to remove, skip that one if the option is set.

This would make it so this and only this part of the bubble remains visible.
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Old 02-26-13, 12:55 PM  
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Nice idea.

Little heads up that 50100.1 hasn't packaged properly.
Addon folder name in the .zip is TransparentChatBubbles-master
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