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Fishing Buddy  Updated Today!  Popular! (More than 5000 hits)
Version: 1.4
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
------------

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 1.4
- 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

Version 1.3b
- Have "all english" command syntax to reduce confusion
- Minor internal library changes to reduce event spam during world transitions
- Fix Curse bug #215 - Stutters when phasing on your farm

Version 1.3a
- Fix moved line that escaped testing

Version 1.3
- Allow for choosing Mouse4 and Mouse5 for casting
- Add "/fb fishing start" for use in macros to turn on "fishing mode"
- Add "FishingBuddy" macro (self modifying macro that emulates the double click sequence)
- Add support for Bipsi's Bobbing Berg
- Attempt to fix Curse bug #224 (Minimap Icon moves)
- Rewrote Fish Watcher display code (some of the oldest code in FB!)

Version 1.2p3
- Fix for Curse bug #221 (error on mouse over with Gear manager)
- Updated fix for Curse bug #218 (ammo slot still has a value in it, but it's zero now)

Version 1.2p2
- Fix for UpdateMicroButtons taint

Version 1.2p1
- Update to latest LibTourist (added Timeless Isle)

Version 1.2p
- Updated TOC to 5.4
- Fixed About box, because credit where credit is due is what you do
- Better Extravaganza time handling based on code from Salty Badmunkay the Limnologist (@Shadow Council)
- Additional clean up in Extravaganza code
- Rewrite drop down handling (for FB_Broker, etc.) to not trigger Blizz raid frame bug
- Summon pets again when we start to fish
- Fix "Open Quest Item" handling
- Updated to latest versions of LibTourist and LibBabble-SubZone

Version 1.2o
- Rewrite pet menu handling to use LibPetJournal
- Fix for CurseForge bug #217 and #218

Version 1.2n
- Fix for CurseForge bug #216, error in option screen with Outfitter selected
- Latest version of LibTourist

Version 1.2m
- Update TOC for 5.3
- Better check for "in combat" and some event management updates
- Latest version of LibBabble-SubZone

Version 1.2l
- Update TOC for 5.2
- Updated LibBabble-SubZone and LibTourist for 5.2

Version 1.2k
- Updated LibBabble-SubZone, prep for 5.2
- Remove Kalu'ak Fishing Derby timer, now that it's gone for good (sniff!)

Version 1.2j
- Updated Spanish translation (thanks Magire!)
- Updated Brazilian Portuguese translation (thanks tiagopl!)

Version 1.2i
- Fix for Equipment Manager event misunderstanding
- Updated Russian translation (thanks Turbid121!)

Version 1.2h
- Attempt to fix memory leak and framerate losses with partial outfit option
- Updated German translation (thanks DirtyHarryGermany!)
- Updated Russian translation (thanks Turbid121 and BloodyFess!)
- Rewrite window handling to use new Blizz code and graphics
- Fixes for Curse bugs #139 and #141 from sometime in the past

Version 1.2g
- FIx a subtle bug in the Pandaren item code that hopefully will make it work for everyone else
- Updated Spanish (esES) translation (thanks karrash76!)
- Updated LibTourist to the latest version

Version 1.2f
- Updated Spanish (esES) translation (thanks karrash76!)
- Updated German translation (thanks DirtyHarryGermany!)
- Updated LibTourist to the latest version
- Make options display better with long names (CurseForge #110)

Version 1.2e
- Fishing pets work again
- Add option to display the Nat Pagle quest fish you've caught "today"
- Updated Russian translation (thanks BloodyFess!)
- Updated LibTourist library

Version 1.2d
- Add option to just "maintain" the raft if it's already on, i.e. manual engagement
- Support the Sharpened Tuskaar Spear (ugly, but it works for now)
- Fix the minimap icon setting, again
- Updated LibTourist to the latest version
- Updated German translation (thanks DirtyHarryGermany!)
- Fix summon pet errors -- BUT PETS DON"T WORK YET
- Fix Curse bugs #206, #207, #208

Version 1.2c
- Updated German translation (thanks DirtyHarryGermany!)
- Updated Traditional Chinese translation (thanks titanium0107!)
- Update the raft buff before it expires, if we can (reworking this for the next version)
- Handle Nat's Hat correctly
- Lots of small code improvements

Version 1.2b
- Add option to play the quest completed sound when you catch Nat Pagle rep fish (#203)
- More work on the pet menu to try and address the "script too long" bug some people
are seeing

Version 1.2a
- New French translation (thanks Matisk!)
- Updated Traditional Chinese translation (thanks titanium0107!)
- New German translation (thanks DirtyHarryGermany!)
- Add Nat's Hat (duh)
- Updated the About box to thank all the translators! (I always do, calling it out :-)

Version 1.2
- Add "Partial Gear" option for casting. If enabled, wearing any item that has a fishing bonus will let you double click cast.
- Add support for the Angler's Raft (still figuring out what to do about the spear)
- Fishing volume slider works now
- Updated Traditional Chinese (zhTW) translation (thanks titanium0107!)
- Don't include pool catches in counts (works for first time fishing in a subzone)
- Try harder to notice that we're fishing from a pool
- Fix for pet menu timeout (CurseForge #190, #198)
- Miscellaneous bug fixes (CurseForge #201, forum)

Version 1.1f
- Fix a startup bug for brand-new toons (or never fished from a pool)
- Updated Russian translation (thanks DVK!)

Version 1.1e
- Fix startup bug (CurseForge #195)
- Add a delay after we cast a lure so that it has time to show up (prevent double lures)
- Add Tiny Goldfish to the Fishing pet list
- Include CallHandler library
- Updated traditional Chinese translations (thanks titanium0107!)
- Update German translation (thanks DirtyHarryGermany!)

Version 1.1d
- Add support for Ancient Pandaren Fishing Charm (Woot! Only took two days of camping!)
- More work on the pets, all should be good now

Version 1.1c
- Fishing Watcher works with "auto pole" casting
- Updated Russian translation (thanks D_Angel!)
- Fix fish caught bug (CurseForge #192, #193)
- Fix assorted issues with causing math errors in LibTourist (CurseForge #189)
- Clean up internal event handling, should help memory usage

Version 1.1b
- Fix option stickiness bugs (CurseForge #184, $187, #188)
- Include LibDataBroker explicitly (CurseForge #186)
- FIx minimap button display issues (CurseForge #185, #183, #180, #178)
- Fix meta pet menu issues

Version 1.1a
- Yet another '_' global issue (the last one, I think, after going through all the code)

Version 1.1
- Italian translation, thanks Impaler (and bER92)!
- Add support for "Fish without a pole" feature. Cast when any fishing gear is worn or
a modifier key is held down while right-clicking
- Remove Astrolabe since it causes problems with MoP (and it doesn't work well)
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Old 11-15-08, 04:14 PM  
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Has anyone else noticed that "The Canals" in Stormwind has been renamed to "Stormwind City: Stormwind City"?
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Old 11-18-08, 07:46 PM  
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I'm experiencing a new issue since... well, I'm not sure since when.

Anyways, when I click to put the fishing buddy outfit on it gives me a red text error saying that I don't have the required items to equip.

Here's a picture to show you that I do have these items in my bags, but it can't find them for some reason..

http://img511.imageshack.us/my.php?image=webxf9.png
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Old 11-22-08, 01:18 PM  
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Originally posted by IceShadow
I'm experiencing a new issue since... well, I'm not sure since when.

Anyways, when I click to put the fishing buddy outfit on it gives me a red text error saying that I don't have the required items to equip.

Here's a picture to show you that I do have these items in my bags, but it can't find them for some reason..

http://img511.imageshack.us/my.php?image=webxf9.png
Yea I had this same issue, I solved it by removing the items from outfitter and putting them back in the slots again. This worked for me and may work for you. Good luck!
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Old 11-22-08, 01:19 PM  
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I am getting this error when going to the tracking tab and mousing over the page there.

[2008/11/22 14:16:29-12-x2]: Interface\FrameXML\GameTooltip.lua:73: GameTooltip:SetOwner(): Couldn't find 'this' in frame object:
Interface\FrameXML\GameTooltip.lua:73: in function `GameTooltip_SetDefaultAnchor':
Interface\FrameXML\GameTooltip.lua:177: in function `GameTooltip_AddNewbieTip':
FB_TrackingFrame-0.9.6d\FishingTrackingFrame.lua:410: in function `OnEnter'
<string>:"*:OnEnter":1: in function <[string "*:OnEnter"]:1>

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Old 11-23-08, 11:06 AM  
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Originally posted by daggerz
Yea I had this same issue, I solved it by removing the items from outfitter and putting them back in the slots again. This worked for me and may work for you. Good luck!
I did that a few times, but it always seems to happen again later on when I log on again or whenever.
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Old 11-23-08, 09:43 PM  
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Yea I ran into the problem again as well. So, I guess its something for
Sutorix to address. Hopefully we won't have to wait too long for this to be addressed.
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Old 11-25-08, 06:24 AM  
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Originally posted by IceShadow
When I click to put the fishing buddy outfit on it gives me a red text error saying that I don't have the required items to equip.
I have the exact same issue... And when I remove and put them back in the outfit window, it will work... Until the next time...

I have resorted to using Outfitter to active my fishing pole and hat...
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Old 11-26-08, 09:29 AM  
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Questing about adding Fish tracking

Could you add the ability for fishing buddy to automaticaly change tracking to fish and back iv looked at the programing involved its not hard.

and i love the addon
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Old 11-26-08, 06:09 PM  
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Re: Questing about adding Fish tracking

Originally posted by A_Nolan
Could you add the ability for fishing buddy to automaticaly change tracking to fish and back iv looked at the programing involved its not hard.

and i love the addon
Why don't you make a mod that simply changes the tracking to fish when you equip a pole?
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Old 11-27-08, 03:13 PM  
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One click?

Is it possible to make it fish with just one click?
So that after you have clicked the bobble once and autolooted it casts the fishing skill, so i wont have to double click.

Thanks for a great addon.
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Old 12-05-08, 07:59 PM  
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New Mastercraft Pole Compatiblility?

I just began using the new mastercraft pole from the Kalu'ak, and found that it didn't work with my old fishing mod. I downloaded this fishing mod with high expectations from the great reviews.

But I am sad - the double click function does not work with my new shiny epic pole. I don't think I am doing something wrong (at 450 fishing, I'd hope that I know what I'm doing by now), so I am guessing that this pole is not registering with the mod.

Is it me, doing something wrong with my double right clicking? Or is it my new pole, being just too new and not in the mod? And if the latter is the case, any ideas on when the mod could be updated? I am soooo spoiled with double clicking - hey, at least I admit it....

Thank you - and thanks for a wonderful mod. I like the extra data that it collects and provides.
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Old 12-10-08, 07:26 PM  
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Item of note

Found this while questing in Grizzly Hills...

There is a quest called "Mounting Up" that has an item named "Stick" to use for catching horses. The stick item is not listed as a Fishing Pole for its type or subtype so I am assuming Fishing Buddy is looking at the item texture to determine what is and is not a fishing pole. This "Stick" item has the pole icon and triggers Fishing Buddy when equipped.

Here is a Wowhead link to the item:

http://www.wowhead.com/?item=37708

It doesn't cause errors to occur, but does bring up the fishing frame, which was a little odd when it happened
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Old 12-16-08, 12:02 PM  
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I posted this in the support thread but just in case I will post it here

Code:
Date: 2008-12-02 18:07:58
ID: 1
Error occured in: Global
Count: 1
Message: ..\FrameXML\GameTooltip.lua line 73:
   GameTooltip:SetOwner(): Couldn't find 'this' in frame object
Debug:
   [C]: ?
   [C]: SetOwner()
   ..\FrameXML\GameTooltip.lua:73: GameTooltip_SetDefaultAnchor()
   ..\FrameXML\GameTooltip.lua:177: GameTooltip_AddNewbieTip()
   ...ace\AddOns\FB_TrackingFrame\FishingTrackingFrame.lua:410: OnEnter()
   [string "*:OnEnter"]:1:
      [string "*:OnEnter"]:1
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Old 12-26-08, 08:04 AM  
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Sound in Background

I quit wow for a couple months, just came back to find that you added "Sound in Background" while fishing. That's great, thanks! I love fishing while minimized, just gotta be quick when you hear that bobber go off.
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Old 01-17-09, 10:45 AM  
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Was I imagining things, or did FB used to have a line in the tracking window that would tell you approximately how many catches it would take till your next skillup and how many you had caught so far since your last skillup (eg: 5/12 would mean 5 catches since last skillup, a total of ~12 needed till next skillup.)

Is that feature still a part of FB? Because I can't find how to turn it on if it is, and I thought it was a nice touch.
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