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Fishing Buddy  Popular! (More than 5000 hits)
Version: 1.4b
by: Sutorix [More]
Fishing Buddy
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Yet another fishing support add-on.

Support thread: Fishing Buddy

Features:
- 'Fish Watcher' lets you see the fish you've caught here before (or
the fish that you've caught in the current session)
- Display your current skill level and the time since you started fishing
- Choose your fishing outfit and change into it easily
- Support for automatically adding a lure to your fishing pole
- Full Titan Panel support
- myAddOns support
- Preliminary support for tracking 'cycle fish' such as the Nightfin
Snapper so you know when to go looking for them

Example commands:
/fishingbuddy or /fb
toggle the display of the Fishing Buddy window
/fb help
print the list of Fishing Buddy commands
/fb switch
wear your chosen fishing outfit, or change back

There are two actual add-ons -- the second one, OutfitDisplayFrame,
handles the pretty pane to set up your fishing outfit (it's next on
the list to be made into something more general that anyone can use).
The OutfitDisplayFrame addon can be safely left out if you have a
preferred equipment manager.

alt-clicking on an item in your outfit display will clear it

Silly stuff:
In addition to displaying the fishing bonus for your fishing outfit,
it also displays your 'style points' as inferred from Draznar's Fishing FAQ
Updated from duplicate postin: HERE.
Check there for updates if this falls behind.

Thanks to the authors of:

TackleBox -- still adding cool features to keep up with!
Impp's Fishing DB
QuickWeaponSwap

and many, many others!

Feel free to send comments to Sutorix on the Windrunner server.

Installation
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1. Unzip the 'FishingBuddyVERSION.zip' file
2. If your unzip program allows you to specify a location, then
unzip it into the "Interface/AddOns" folder contained in your
WoW folder (the location that WoW was installed)
3. If your unzip program doesn't let you specify the destination,
then find your WoW folder (where it was installed) and drag
the 'FishingBuddy' and 'OutfitDisplayFrame' folder into the
'Interface/AddOns' folder.
Version 1.4b
- Get my act together with respect to watch window location (thanks Grizzly_UK!)

Version 1.4a
- More work on keeping the watcher visible and onscreen (using LibWindow)
- Handle version changes and per-player settings correctly
- Fix an issue with LibTourist where it doesn't check for esMX

Version 1.4
- Updated German translation (thanks DirtyHarryGermany!)
- Attempted fix for 64-bit crash bug (#227) by using PLAYER_ALIVE
- Remove invalid frame reference in watcher window (Curse #229)
- Add "/fb fishdata reset" to clear out all fish location data (#127)
- More work on the watcher frame to try and make it stay on screen all the time
Archived Files (41)
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1.4
2MB
Sutorix
04-19-14 11:12 AM
1.3a
2MB
Sutorix
01-01-14 03:14 PM
1.3
2MB
Sutorix
12-31-13 06:43 PM
1.2p3
2MB
Sutorix
11-12-13 12:52 AM
1.2p2
2MB
Sutorix
10-29-13 09:03 PM
1.2p
2MB
Sutorix
09-10-13 11:46 PM
1.2o
2MB
Sutorix
09-09-13 08:36 PM
1.2n
2MB
Sutorix
06-02-13 08:39 PM
1.2l
840kB
Sutorix
03-16-13 10:59 PM
1.2i
2MB
Sutorix
01-11-13 12:36 AM
1.2g
2MB
Sutorix
12-22-12 10:48 AM
1.2f
2MB
Sutorix
12-19-12 12:28 PM
1.2e
816kB
Sutorix
12-08-12 10:11 AM
1.0.9f
2MB
Sutorix
09-20-12 12:09 AM
1.0.9b
2MB
Sutorix
09-02-12 04:02 PM
1.0.8a
2MB
Sutorix
06-03-12 01:05 PM
1.0.7h
2MB
Sutorix
04-08-12 11:19 PM
1.0.7d
2MB
Sutorix
12-24-11 07:33 PM
1.0.7b
2MB
Sutorix
12-10-11 06:19 PM
1.0.7
1MB
Sutorix
11-30-11 01:47 AM
1.0.5
868kB
Sutorix
08-19-11 08:01 AM
1.0.5
856kB
Sutorix
04-26-11 08:07 PM
1.0
616kB
Sutorix
02-27-11 05:15 PM
0.9.9e4
613kB
Sutorix
01-22-11 06:57 PM
0.9.9e3
606kB
Sutorix
01-09-11 05:45 PM
0.9.9d
185kB
Sutorix
11-26-10 12:18 PM
0.9.9d
411kB
Sutorix
11-14-10 12:35 AM
0.9.9
405kB
Sutorix
10-15-10 12:18 AM
0.9.8p1
399kB
Sutorix
08-01-10 12:43 AM
0.9.8p
399kB
Sutorix
07-31-10 03:08 PM
0.9.8o
398kB
Sutorix
01-31-10 01:03 PM
0.9.8nP1 EBA
398kB
Sutorix
01-07-10 11:35 AM
0.9.8n EBA
398kB
Sutorix
01-04-10 10:17 PM
0.9.8m EBA
369kB
Sutorix
01-03-10 05:24 PM
0.9.8l EBA
398kB
Sutorix
01-02-10 05:23 PM
0.9.8k EBA
393kB
Sutorix
01-02-10 05:06 PM
0.9.8j EBA
392kB
Sutorix
01-01-10 04:08 PM
0.9.8i EBA
392kB
Sutorix
12-31-09 07:16 PM
0.9.6p EBA
282kB
Sutorix
04-19-09 03:06 PM
0.9.6j EBA
283kB
Sutorix
12-19-08 12:08 PM
0.9.6f EBA
283kB
Sutorix
11-15-08 04:49 PM


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Unread 11-28-10, 12:21 AM  
Chilius
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Originally posted by JohnJSal
I guess that means I don't need them. What does Broker do though?
FB_Broker is part of Fishing Buddy -- Bar Support.

There are 3 different kind of bar/display addons supported by Fishing Buddy -- Bar Support:
- FB_Broker --> LibDataBroker (LDB) Display addons (examples: Bazooka, ChocolateBar, DockingStation, Fortress)
- FB_Titan --> Titan Panel
- FuBar_FishingBuddyFu --> FuBar

For more info about LDB addons check here.

So if you don't use any of these 3 bar/display addons, it's pointless to install them.
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Unread 11-26-10, 07:11 PM  
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Originally posted by AnrDaemon
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I guess that means I don't need them. What does Broker do though?
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Unread 11-26-10, 06:05 PM  
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Originally posted by JohnJSal
Well, do I need it? What about OutfitDisplayFrame, MergeDatabase, and TrackingFrame?
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Originally posted by AnrDaemon
They weren't necessary even back then. FB and possibly the FB_Broker is all you really need.
Well, do I need it? What about OutfitDisplayFrame, MergeDatabase, and TrackingFrame?
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Unread 11-26-10, 05:20 PM  
AnrDaemon
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Originally posted by JohnJSal
This only has a single "Fishing Buddy" folder. Can we now delete all the other folders that used to come with FB, or are they still necessary?
They weren't necessary even back then. FB and possibly the FB_Broker is all you really need.
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Unread 11-26-10, 04:27 PM  
JohnJSal
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This only has a single "Fishing Buddy" folder. Can we now delete all the other folders that used to come with FB, or are they still necessary?
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Unread 11-21-10, 03:24 PM  
Coasty
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Fishing Buddy works correctly with only 1 out 3 toons

[this is an update of the comment I posted yesterday at curse.com]

I have the 0.9.9d Beta 2 installed (from curse.com), along with the Merge Data, Tracking, and Outfit Display addons. I've found that FB is severely disabled for two of my three toons (I rarely use them), a Warrior and a DK. At the moment FB is only working correctly on my main toon (with one exception, see below), a Hunter. Back before Blizz's first 4.0 patch FB was working fine for all three of the toons, now it isn't. Normally I'd say it's an addon interaction problem, but all three toons use the exact same addons.

After checking I discovered that FB_OutfitDisplayFrame.LUA is not being created in the two toons SavedVariables folder, and even if I copy it to the folder manually FB ignores it for those two toons. In addition, when I bring up FB's Display/Options panel only the Tracking and Options tabs are displayed, none of the other normal tabs are there, so no Watch list, Outfit Display etc.

For the two affected toons, in the Options panel itself the only Outfit choices shown are Equipment Manager and None, the OutfitDisplayFrame option is completely missing. Additionally, for all three toons, if I choose the Equipment Manager option the FB_Temp macro is created, but it only works to switch to your fishing gear, it won't switch back to your melee gear. To get back to your normal melee gear you have to manually swap out the gear items.

I completely uninstalled the addon and deleted all SavedVariable LUA files in case the LUA files had become corrupted. It didn't change anything though, as after doing a complete fresh install it's still only working for only one of my three toons. Luckily, the one toon it's working with is also my main toon. On the bright side though, at least double-click auto casting is still working on all toons.

It beats me why it's working right for only the one toon but not the other two. Other than that, there's not much more I can tell you as there are no LUA errors being generated, which is not much help in tracking down what's going wrong.
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Unread 11-16-10, 02:42 PM  
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Originally posted by Jaim Sandar
Pardon me if I'm am too picky, but the version here shows 0.9.9d, but when I download, it is 0.9.9c.
Same here and judging from the dates of files in 0.9.9c and the dates on comments here and on Curse, I think I need at least 0.9.9d to fix the lures and pole bonuses feature!
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Pardon me if I'm am too picky, but the version here shows 0.9.9d, but when I download, it is 0.9.9c.

Thank you.
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Unread 11-13-10, 04:40 PM  
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Re: Does not work for my Druid

Originally posted by nuen
I have a peculiar problem. All works for my Mage and Hunter, but not for my Druid. I deleted all fishing buddy files under WTF. I log into my Druid and equip pole. Then I try to change the settings and enable quickcast. I find I can't switch any tabs under options. If I unequip pole and try, I can make all the changes I need. But when I equip again, nothing works. Remember, my other characters work just fine.
I'm having the exact same problem on my druid. Doesn't effect my other classes.
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Unread 11-12-10, 08:12 PM  
manshima
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Originally posted by Davidlloyd83
Really cant use this addon atm , for some reason as soon as i enable it ( equip fishing pole ) My fps plummets From 40-50 down to 5-20 , tested with all my other addons turned off , same result
Try turning off the elapsed timer, that seems to be causing the lag for other people.
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Unread 11-11-10, 07:03 AM  
Davidlloyd83
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Really cant use this addon atm , for some reason as soon as i enable it ( equip fishing pole ) My fps plummets From 40-50 down to 5-20 , tested with all my other addons turned off , same result
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Unread 11-05-10, 05:18 PM  
kernighan
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Originally posted by pibb
doing this and disabling merge database, outfit display, and tracking frame made my easy casting work.

edit: opened LibFishing-1.0.lua in Notepad and searched for GetSpellName and replaced it with GetSpellBookItemName as stated in another comment on here.
I think you must not have the latest version if you have to do this. That function does not exist in 0.9.9.

--Kernighan
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Unread 11-03-10, 05:19 PM  
pibb
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For the error in LibFishing-1.0.lua on line 414 change GetSpellName to GetSpellBookItemName.
doing this and disabling merge database, outfit display, and tracking frame made my easy casting work.

edit: opened LibFishing-1.0.lua in Notepad and searched for GetSpellName and replaced it with GetSpellBookItemName as stated in another comment on here.
Last edited by pibb : 11-03-10 at 05:22 PM.
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Unread 10-26-10, 09:15 PM  
Grim Notepad
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few bugs:
Version: latest (changed the GetSpellName as described in previous patch)

*Selected Tab's height is reduced while the text stays there
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  |_XX_|  XX |_XX_|_XX_|
*Equipping any fishing rod doesn't automatically switch all the gear into fishing mode like it used to, the fiishing mode is activated but the gear doesn't automatically switch, keep having to put on hat and gloves seperately from rod
*parts of the Options window staying on screen (drop down menu) after closing options window
*auto luring down't work automatically, sometimes it will even kick in after i have already a lure on
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