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Gatherer  Popular! (More than 5000 hits)

Version: 5.0.0
by: Esamynn, dinesh, MentalPower, Nechckn, Norganna

Gatherer is an addon for herbalists, miners and treasure hunters in World of Warcraft. It's main purpose is to track the closest plants, deposits and treasure locations on your minimap.

The addon does not track like a tracking ability does, rather it "remembers" where you have found various items in the past. It does this whenever you gather (perform herbalism, mining or opening) on an item, and records the specific map location in its history. From then on, whenever the item comes into range of being one of the closest 1-25 (configurable) items to your present location, it will pop up on you minimap.

When you view your World Map, you will also see the item locations marked on the particular map you are viewing there.

For more information, please visit us at http://www.gathereraddon.com/


INSTALLATION:
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Extract the data to your "World of Warcraft/Interface/AddOns" directory so that the "Gatherer" directory is a subdirectory of the "AddOns" directory.


USAGE:
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Just use the game as normal.
When you gather things, they will appear on your minimap and your main map.
If you want to configure the addon, click the Gatherer configuration icon floating around your minimap frame or type /gather options.

Slash Commands
/gather minimap (on|off|toggle) - controls the minimap tracking functionality
/gather mainmap (on|off|toggle) - controls the world map tracking functionality
/gather dist <n> - sets the minimap tracking distance to this number of units. (in game yards)
/gather num <n> - sets the maximum number of items to display (default=20, up to 50)
/gather herbs (on|off|toggle) - select whether to show herb data on the minimap")
/gather ore (on|off|toggle) - select whether to show mining data on the minimap")
/gather treasure (on|off|toggle) - select whether to show treasure data on the minimap")
/gather options - show the configuration dialog


CONTRIBUTING:
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Gatherer is an open source project, and is built upon the donations and the support of the community.
To help with translations, please visit http://localizer.norganna.org/
To help with Object Translations, please visit http://www.wowhead.com/
Forums: http://forums.norganna.org/
Issue Tracking: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH

5.0.0
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Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10953
- GATH-218: add basic WoD gatherables (Herbs/Ore/Archaeology)
- GATH-222: correct problem with conflicts between zones with the same name
- GATH-221: merge World Map show/hide button into default UI dropdown

4.4.2
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Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10952
- GATH-216: WoW 6.0.2 compatibility (not WoD)
- GATH-219: update Astrolabe library

4.4.1
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Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10852
- GATH-215: Gatherer processes shared gathers sent by player

4.4.0
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Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10755
- GATH-208: updated for WoW v5.4

4.3.1
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Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10754
- GATH-206: process updated strings from Wowhead for Game Objects

4.3.0
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Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10753
- GATH-204: Mantid Archaeology
- GATH-205: test for WoW 5.3

4.2.0
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Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10752
- added zone tokens for new zones introduced in WoW 5.2

4.1.0
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Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10653
- GATH-201: update to latest version of Astrolabe which supports custom Minimaps

4.0.6
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Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10656
- GATH-199: fix a bug which prevented upgrading from a pre-cataclysm database

4.0.5
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Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10655
- GATH-195: add tracking of Onyx Egg
- GATH-196: add tracking of Dark Soil
- GATH-193: fix option to disable Archaeology display
- GATH-191: node deletion now works correctly and deletes all selected objects
- GATH-99: improve Gathererables Report search field to accept prefix of + to require a token match and a prefix of - to exclude nodes which match a token

4.0.4
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Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10654
- GATH-186: fixed error thrown by HUD when displaying party memebers
- GATH-189: support database plugins
- GATH-185: add Runestone Treasure Chest

4.0.3
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Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10652
- GATH-181: added custom icons for gatherables that are missing them
- GATH-178: updated with latest string translations, added more node names for itIT and updated two node names for frFR

4.0.2
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Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10554
- GATH-17: All user visible Strings should now be available for translation (with the exception of the slash command help)
- GATH-180: support all available Game locales, even if we don't have any translations yet
- GATH-132: Keybinding text is now set correctly (and avaiable for translation)
- GATH-179: node difficulties in tooltip only work in English

4.0.1
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Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10553
- GATH-177: fix sharing (broken by 4.0.0)

4.0.0
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Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10552
- GATH-167: WoW 5.0 Compatibility
+ GATH-168: MoP Ore/Herbs added. Treasure has not yet been considered, nor have non-English translations been added yet.
- GATH-169: Archaeology support is now completely custom from other Gathererables. Nodes are now only displayed on the Minimap, and only for a brief time after Survey is cast.

3.3.0
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Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10532
- GATH-160: Archaeology are now fully supported. Display is basic and will be expanded upon.
- GATH-163: Added difficulties for all known nodes.

3.2.4
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Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10522
- GATH-160 (In Progress): Archaeology nodes will now be recorded. Display is still under development.

3.2.3
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Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10514
- GATH-154: added remaining missing object name translations (though there are now a bunch of duplicates the need to be cleaned up)

3.2.2
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Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10513
- GATH-154: added most zhTW translations and cleaned up some in deDE

3.2.1
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Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10512
- GATH-154: added new nodes and updated translations (still a work in progress)
- GATH-158: fixed a bug where the report could error when trying to calculate the distance to nodes

3.2.0
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Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10159
- GATH-6: gatherer now records the indoor/outdoor status of nodes (this isn't visible yet)
- GATH-152: gatherer's database now only records a single node per location, even when multiple different types of (for example) minieral deposit spawn in the same place
- GATH-153: gatherer now correctly handles the new post-shattering world
- GATH-155: old world data (pre-shattering) has been wiped due to the massive changes to the world's geography

3.1.16
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Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10433
- GATH-121: Druid Flight Forms now count as a mount for the purposes of the HUD's "Hide while ..." options
- GATH-150: fixed that nodes were not displaying in the report view when no search string was entered
- GATH-149: HUD was using it's own icon set to display nodes, changed it to use the icons from Gatherer itself
- GATH-143: added a slash command to enable/disable all Gatherer plugins (ie. for the HUD use: /gather plugin hud toggle)

3.1.15
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Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10432
- GATH-68, GATH-148: support for WoW 4.X..Includes support for multi-profession tracking (ie. tracking Herbs and Ore at the same time).
- GATH-147: World Map note tooltips work once again
- GATH-139: Gatherer will no longer prevent the "World Map Ping" from being displayed

3.1.14
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Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10352
- GATH-137: update Gatherer for new Hrothgar's Landing zone added in WoW 3.2

3.1.13
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Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10319
- GATH-104: update object name translations for the new names of Northrend ores in WoW 3.0.8
- GATH-90: fixed stuttering HUD for fps >= 100
- GATH-128: added custom icons for Northrend Ores and the most common Northrend Herbs

3.1.12
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Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10322
- GATH-127: update to a WoW 3.1 compatible version of Astrolabe

3.1.11
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Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10320
- GATH-111: fixed a problem with the drop rates conversion code

3.1.10
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Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10292
- GATH-102: Add Northrend areas to the Gatherer Report Search window
- GATH-106: adjust old statistics to bring them close to the "reality" for the WoW 3.0.8 mining changes
- GATH-105: support esMX locale by using esES object names as they are currently the same
- GATH-55: Display notice about gatherables window in confirm popup.
- GATH-100: Gatherer will no longer cause errors if SlideBar is not present
+ GATH-104: update object name translations for the new names of Northrend ores in WoW 3.0.8 (only enUS, zhTW and deDE locales have been updated)

3.1.9
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Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10272
- GATH-84: added Frost Lotus
- GATH-86: added Everfrost Chip
- GATH-83: added a LOT of new translations for game objects, still missing a few
- GATH-98: most Northrend items should stop showing up as red circles and now have an icon

3.1.8
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Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10262
- GATH-67: added support for Northrend Herbs and Ores. Still missing some non-English locales.

3.1.7
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Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10258
- GATH-81: Gatherer will no longer cause an error when SlideBar is not present
- GATH-82: the conversion process will no longer lose entire sections of the database due to a single (or small number) of nodes that couldn't be imported

3.1.6
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Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10255
- GATH-69: corrected error when trying to ping the Minimap through a node icon
- GHUD-10: fixed file name capitalization in TOC

3.1.5
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Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10254
- GATH-63: GameTooltip error fixed
- GATH-78: report frame scrolling fixed

3.1.4
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Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10252
- GATH-63: made Gatherer compatible with WoW 3.0
- GATH-76: made nodes with a source inspectable and fixed inspected node opacity calculations

3.1.3
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Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10232
= GATH-63: began work to make Gatherer compatible with WoW 3.0
- GATH-35: added new node density report window
- GATH-71: new set of node name translations, including the new ruRU game locale
- GATH-62: fixed a bug where the minimap display would not update when the current tracking spell was changed

3.1.2
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Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10222
- GATH-60: fixed a looting error that was popping up because of a gobal string change in WoW 2.4.2

3.1.1
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Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10212
- GATH-52: upgraded to Astrolabe rev 78 which fixes a bug that was causing an infinite loop whenever you changed continents without going through a loading screen

3.1
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Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10158
- GATH-51: updated Astrolabe to a version that handles the new zone added in WoW 2.4
- GATH-31, GHUD-5: implement a plugin system, and split the HUD into a plugin addon
- GATH-36: added an about section to the config window and made the Loaded message optional (off by default)

3.0.6
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Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10210
- GATH-45: fixed a misnamed variable introduced in 3.0.5

3.0.5
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Version Issue Lists: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10202
- GATH-38: fixed a bug with Gatherer's handling of unrecognized zones
- GATH-44: added a token for the new Sunwell (Quel'Danas) zone added in WoW 2.4
- GATH-28: Ensured extra fading cannot ever actually increase mini note opacity

3.0.4
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Version Issue Lists: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10192
- updated the German localization for Mountain Silversage
- GATH-19: added a check to see if the icon who's texture is being updated has a valid distance (if not, it was improperly removed from Astrolabe)

3.0.3
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Version Issue Lists: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10157
- Gathers can now be announced to the chat frame seperate from being sent out to group/guild members
- Non-Circular Minimaps are now supported (Astrolabe rev 50)
- GHUD-4: The HUD now has a strata control option
- GHUD-2: HUD Node Maximum cooldown is now 4800 seconds, and added a "never cooldown" checkbox
- CNFG-5: Adds option for new profiles to be a copy of current profile

3.0.2
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- fixed the recording of nodes in Asian locales
- added more Spanish collection spell names
- added options for automatically hiding the HUD in specific situations, see HUD config for the full list of options

3.0.1
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- added some missing pre-defined icons
- fixed a bug that was causing some node names to show up incorrectly
- hopefully fixed recording of nodes for all locales now
- added some new node skill level requirements

3.0
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Gatherer has been massively restructured and re-written for version 3.0.
- Almost all icons have been re-done
- There is a completely new Report UI and Setting Dialog
- Gatherer now has the ability to share nodes between Party/Raid and Guild members as you gather
- You can now send sets of saved nodes to other players who are running Gatherer using the Report UI
- Localization is now done using Localizer (http://www.norganna.org/localizer/)
- Node names are now exact and generated from WoW Watcher data (http://www.wowwatcher.com/)
- Added an optional HUD display for nodes that are currently shown in the Minimap
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Re: Re: a request of functionality. or i am just dumb

Lordlundar,

True, misread that.. indeed Mithril is a "regular" node type. Suppose that happens with too much multi-tasking and not enough sleep. =)

Happy Gatherering,

Nikk


Originally posted by lordlundar
When did that happen? Last I recall, Mithril was a standard node.
To Clarify further, below is the regular and special nodes:

Normal -> Special
Copper -> None
Tin -> Silver
Iron -> Gold
Mithril -> Truesilver
Thorium -> Rich Thorium
Fel Iron -> Khorium
Adamantite -> Rich Adamantite or Khorium
Cobalt -> Rich Cobalt
Saronite -> Rich Saronite or Titanium


The reason why you got a Mithril node as opposed to a Iron node is because some zones are "crossover node" zones, which are setup to spawn both types, and are setup to use the same node points.
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Re: Re: Re: Re: a request of functionality. or i am just dumb

When did that happen? Last I recall, Mithril was a standard node.
To Clarify further, below is the regular and special nodes:

Normal -> Special
Copper -> None
Tin -> Silver
Iron -> Gold
Mithril -> Truesilver
Thorium -> Rich Thorium
Fel Iron -> Khorium
Adamantite -> Rich Adamantite or Khorium
Cobalt -> Rich Cobalt
Saronite -> Rich Saronite or Titanium


The reason why you got a Mithril node as opposed to a Iron node is because some zones are "crossover node" zones, which are setup to spawn both types, and are setup to use the same node points.

Originally posted by Nechckn
Burnneck,

Just noticed your follow-up, sorry about that!

As to the issue, yes, Mithril is a rare spawn from iron and a few other node types.

Happy Gatherering,

Nikk
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Re: Trouble Installing.

Pantherz99,

Are you talking about Gatherer or the gatherable items database for Gatherer, GathererDB_Wowhead? The number one dependency for the database is the main Gatherer AddOn.

As for Gatherer itself, there are only "optional dependencies" that add to the experience, but are not necessarily required.

Whichever item has "Dependency Disabled" should say exactly what that is, when you run the mouse over the entry.

Also, AddOns function the same across all WoW-supported platforms, since they are actually run by the WoW Lua interpreter, rather than the OS. So, the download/installation is the same for everyone, download the zip file, extract it, and then place the resultant folders/directories under the ..\WorldofWarcraft\Interface\AddOns directory.

Let us know if you cannot find what is missing or if it will not work after reinstalling.

Happy Gatherering,

Nikk

Originally posted by pantherz99
Hi i have been playing Warcraft for over 5 years now, and Im having trouble installing this addon . I had to Use out of date of course. but now Its telling me dependency missing. anyone know what that means. Im on a macbook Pro so Its kind of confusing. please help me, i would appreciate it alot !
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Trouble Installing.

Hi i have been playing Warcraft for over 5 years now, and Im having trouble installing this addon . I had to Use out of date of course. but now Its telling me dependency missing. anyone know what that means. Im on a macbook Pro so Its kind of confusing. please help me, i would appreciate it alot !
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Re: Re: Re: a request of functionality. or i am just dumb

Burnneck,

Just noticed your follow-up, sorry about that!

As to the issue, yes, Mithril is a rare spawn from iron and a few other node types.

Happy Gatherering,

Nikk

Originally posted by burnneck
See told you im dumb. lol
one last it says the node is iron but when i come near it its mithril, is it a special node also?
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Re: Re: a request of functionality. or i am just dumb

See told you im dumb. lol
one last it says the node is iron but when i come near it its mithril, is it a special node also?

Originally posted by Nechckn
Burnneck,

Each node is not active at all times. They spawn randomly, in accordance with algorithms known to Blizzard. Each of the locations was verified at the time the DB was created and they have not been modified since.

As to the node type, for some nodes, there are "special" types that are possible to spawn, for instance Silver is a special or rare spawn that can take the place of tin and a few other node types.

Hope that helps explains what you are seeing.

Happy Gatherering,

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Re: a request of functionality. or i am just dumb

Burnneck,

Each node is not active at all times. They spawn randomly, in accordance with algorithms known to Blizzard. Each of the locations was verified at the time the DB was created and they have not been modified since.

As to the node type, for some nodes, there are "special" types that are possible to spawn, for instance Silver is a special or rare spawn that can take the place of tin and a few other node types.

Hope that helps explains what you are seeing.

Happy Gatherering,

Nikk



Originally posted by burnneck
Hi i just started playing wow about a month now. and recently stumbled upon auctioneer and now gatherer "love auctioneer!!! im the envy of my friends for gaining much gold for a short time and they took ages".

Well moving on to my problem, to just put it plain and simple, since im new i used gathererDB, but the thing is most of the nodes that show up in my map is either that node is not there or its of a different kind, thats not the problem i know i can delete that node if i can find it in the report, but it is just so hard to remove that faulty node, i would have to search the gatherable report for that node and check my location to see if that was the correct node and then mark it and then delete it. i was wondering is there a way to remove that node from the mini map or the map, like in TomTom in the way you remove a node that is no longer needed "i think hold shift then right click on the node on the map/minimap and it will show an option to delete that node". i think it would just be a breeze to update nodes if that were the case. well on the other hand that im dumb and the functionality im asking for is already included can some one tell me how to do it? thanks in advance, peace.

anyway not using tomtom anymore, now using carbonite much better directions. =)
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a request of functionality. or i am just dumb

Hi i just started playing wow about a month now. and recently stumbled upon auctioneer and now gatherer "love auctioneer!!! im the envy of my friends for gaining much gold for a short time and they took ages".

Well moving on to my problem, to just put it plain and simple, since im new i used gathererDB, but the thing is most of the nodes that show up in my map is either that node is not there or its of a different kind, thats not the problem i know i can delete that node if i can find it in the report, but it is just so hard to remove that faulty node, i would have to search the gatherable report for that node and check my location to see if that was the correct node and then mark it and then delete it. i was wondering is there a way to remove that node from the mini map or the map, like in TomTom in the way you remove a node that is no longer needed "i think hold shift then right click on the node on the map/minimap and it will show an option to delete that node". i think it would just be a breeze to update nodes if that were the case. well on the other hand that im dumb and the functionality im asking for is already included can some one tell me how to do it? thanks in advance, peace.

anyway not using tomtom anymore, now using carbonite much better directions. =)
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Unread 10-11-09, 11:27 PM  
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Re: Re: Problems with Install

Originally posted by RosyBijou
Sometimes it takes a bit to get used to fiddling with AddOns and getting them working just so--you shouldn't be so hard on yourself! You've got the AddOn in the correct folder...
--a couple of things to try: When you first log into Wow, before choosing your character, click on the "AddOns" button in the lower left corner.
--Make sure that Gatherer and Gatherer: Heads-Up Display are enabled for your character

Now when you log into your character, type /gatherer and you should get a configuration box. Look at all your options!

I hope this helps you. AddOns are a lot of fun! This one's very useful because if you're in a guild & have the sharing options enabled, it will track nodes that others find also!

--this isn't applicable for this version of Gatherer, but many AddOns work perfectly fine, even though they are listed as out of date. So, in the future, check the box (in the AddOns screen) that says, Load Out of Date AddOns, in the upper right corner.
--Another very important practice-- make a new folder on your computer and label it WoW backups (or whatever strikes your fancy...) and before you go about tinkering with your interface, copy your Interface and WTF folders. I usually keep a few back-ups on hand. I can't tell you the number of times that I've thanked the Gods above for those back-ups. (But then again, I mess with my interface regularly...) Good luck!
Talked to a friend about it today and he suggested the same thing with the AddOns button. Problem is, when I go to log in to my character, no where on any of the WOW interface screens, before or after I log in, can I find this mysterious AddOns button. *facepalm*

Edit: Never mind. I'm a fricking moron. *double facepalm + headdesk* I fail.
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Re: Problems with Install

Originally posted by Reyom
Well, I followed the instructions on getting the thing to work, and yet, no luck. Still a noob with the whole putting in addons thing, So I'm not entirely sure I did it right. I extracted the file to this location

C:\Program Files\World of Warcraft\Interface\AddOns\Gatherer

And the files are all contained in there. However, when I get into the game, I don't have any options to use the addon and whatnot. Any thoughts on getting it to work, or am I just blatantly stupid?
Sometimes it takes a bit to get used to fiddling with AddOns and getting them working just so--you shouldn't be so hard on yourself! You've got the AddOn in the correct folder...
--a couple of things to try: When you first log into Wow, before choosing your character, click on the "AddOns" button in the lower left corner.
--Make sure that Gatherer and Gatherer: Heads-Up Display are enabled for your character

Now when you log into your character, type /gatherer and you should get a configuration box. Look at all your options!

I hope this helps you. AddOns are a lot of fun! This one's very useful because if you're in a guild & have the sharing options enabled, it will track nodes that others find also!

--this isn't applicable for this version of Gatherer, but many AddOns work perfectly fine, even though they are listed as out of date. So, in the future, check the box (in the AddOns screen) that says, Load Out of Date AddOns, in the upper right corner.
--Another very important practice-- make a new folder on your computer and label it WoW backups (or whatever strikes your fancy...) and before you go about tinkering with your interface, copy your Interface and WTF folders. I usually keep a few back-ups on hand. I can't tell you the number of times that I've thanked the Gods above for those back-ups. (But then again, I mess with my interface regularly...) Good luck!
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Problems with Install

Well, I followed the instructions on getting the thing to work, and yet, no luck. Still a noob with the whole putting in addons thing, So I'm not entirely sure I did it right. I extracted the file to this location

C:\Program Files\World of Warcraft\Interface\AddOns\Gatherer

And the files are all contained in there. However, when I get into the game, I don't have any options to use the addon and whatnot. Any thoughts on getting it to work, or am I just blatantly stupid?
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First I would like to say I have used Gatherer for a very long time and have never had issues, I figured mine was outdated because I was getting a message at the bottom right corner, so I downloaded the newest one. I didn't delete any folders or anything, ALL my nodes on my mini map are now gone, everything. I have used this program for well over two years, updated it here and there without any major issues, I even swapped my info from my old computer to my laptop without a problem, now I update and everything is missing.

Help please!

Edit: It is alright now, I used GathererDB and it brought back majority of my nodes back.
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Re: Gatherer and Carbonite?

Madcated,

There at least used to be some change needed in Carbonite for the nodes to show, you will need to check there for more on that, though. From our understanding, they do not follow the usual standards, so they had some extra code needed to ensure compatibility.

Let us know of your progress.

Happy Gatherering,

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Originally posted by Madcated
Love the add on!

I've just reinstalled and am having a hard time getting the gatherer nodes to show up on the minimap. I've set the option in gatherer and disabled the carbonite gathering option.

Is there anyway to accomplish this?

Thanks!
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Gatherer and Carbonite?

Love the add on!

I've just reinstalled and am having a hard time getting the gatherer nodes to show up on the minimap. I've set the option in gatherer and disabled the carbonite gathering option.

Is there anyway to accomplish this?

Thanks!
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Thanks for all your work on Gatherer.
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