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Version: 2.3.2 - r169
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EBB provides groups of statusbar style indicators to show (de)buffs currently affecting your char or some other units (currently focus, pet and target). For the player, it can also show indicators for temporary enchants place on it's weapons.

Due to changes Blizzard made with WoW 4.x it's no longer possible to cancel buffs without the use of secure frames. Currently EBB limits canceling of buffs to out-of-fight since using SecureAuraHeader would have required a major code restructuring. This will be coming in a later version.

Version 2.x is a total recode based on the Ace2 framework which became necessary in order to support some of the longtime wanted and suggested features.
It's now possible to show different groups of bars which can be configured in many ways. Each group can be assigned an individual look and filter settings.
EBB can be configured via a dropdown menu which is accessible via chat (/ebb config), FuBar plugin or (for the group settings) by right clicking the groups anchor.
After setting up a group, its anchor can be hidden by alt-left clicking a bar or the anchor itself in order to lock the group in place.

In order to get additional bar textures and fonts for EBB simply install SharedMedia which is available for download under http://wow.curse.com/downloads/wow-addons/details/sharedmedia.aspx

If you have bug reports or feature request, create a ticket: http://www.wowace.com/projects/elkbuffbars/create-ticket/
You can also check my thread at the WoWAce forums: http://forums.wowace.com/showthread.php?t=5290
The most recent development version of EBB is available directly from the WoWAce SVN via http://www.wowace.com/projects/elkbuffbars/files/
2.3.2 - r169 | 2012/08/30
- updated for WoW 5.0.4
- anchor visibility no longer depends on configuration mode
- changed time formats (now including 1/10s if length < 1min)

2.3.0 - r165 | 2010/12/10
- updated for WoW 4.x
- buff canceling currently only out-of-fight

2.2.5 - r150 | 2009/08/14
- updated TOC for 3.2
- reduced garbage generation (thx Antiarc)

2.2.4 - r149 | 2009/04/20
- pushed TOC 30100
- changes for detection of selfcast buffs (player, pet, vehicle)
- some code to prevent "TexCoord out of range"; no idea why it happened at all :/

some other changes since r73803 release:
- added an optional spark to the bars
- added scaling
- added shift-click-instering to chat editbox
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2.3.0 - r165
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Elkano
12-10-10 07:16 AM
2.2.5 - r150
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Elkano
08-27-09 01:24 AM
2.2.4 - r149
182kB
Elkano
04-21-09 01:53 AM
2.1 (r73803)
171kB
Elkano
05-19-08 12:19 AM


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Unread 10-05-06, 01:51 PM  
Elkano
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Re: Adding

The first two things will become a lot easier once the next major version is finished since it will be using Ace2 and CandyBars. For now, changing the texture will be the esiest the way you told I think.

WRT being flagged PvP: mounted, blood packed, ... are all things that are normaly shown as buffs. But theoreticaly it should be possible to add the PvP-flag as a fake buff. I'll consider that for the next version (if I can remember it )
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Adding "buffs"?

First off, this is one of the best addons of any type I have used.

I just have 3 "simple" questions please..

1) How would I change the color of the blue, to a darker gray to match my "theme" in my UI? I've looked for the color settings, but can't find them (I'm very new to coding).

2) If I wanted to change the texture, do i just change my tga files name to BarTexture.tga, and over right the one in the addon folder?

3) How would i add my "pvp flag" like you add with mounts or blood pact, where it is either on or off? With this added, I could get rid of my "Player Frame" all together.

Thanks for any help you can give me and keep up the great work.
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Unread 10-04-06, 10:40 AM  
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Exclamation help

hey guys! i hope you can help me with my problem
well since the last "patch" i can't see ebb anymore even though it is turned on and i can see the options when i enter /ebb in the chat console. can someone plz help me??
i'd appreciate any help
Fait
PS: i'm playing on the german server "Der abyssische Rat"
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Unread 10-03-06, 02:53 PM  
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Possible for a space between the Buffs and the Debuffs?


I always like the Debuffs/badthings to be Alot more apparent then the buffs and stuff that friendlys have applied .


Different Alpha scale perhaps?
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@johndoe: will come with ebb2
@Bwibbwz: most likely no since this isn't what this addon is for. also the api doesn't tell you the needed info for a bar...
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Unread 10-03-06, 07:19 AM  
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Enemy Elk bar

Is there any chance to modify the buffbar to show your targets buffs/debuffs?
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Please add an option to change the font size of the bar text.
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Unread 10-01-06, 08:27 AM  
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I'm having a problem with EBB, i cant turn the dbcolor off, if i set it to false, then when i relog or reload my ui, it just resets to true. I've tried deleting my saved variables, but that didn't work. If anyone could help me it would be great.
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Unread 09-22-06, 01:04 PM  
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well, it's built in (eg /ebb anchor bottomright) but for some reasons it sometimes breaks upon relog :/
EBB2's code will hopefully not have that problem.
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Unread 09-21-06, 04:44 PM  
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Grow

Any plan for the bar grow up feature rather grow downward?

ex: /ebb grow UP/DOWN
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Unread 09-20-06, 08:47 AM  
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Originally posted by mistik911
The Buff mod there using is called CT Colored Buffs and can be found here. Also great mod been using it for awhile and it ROCKS!!!!! Keep up the good work.
Yes me too but I am planning to switch to this mod with Ace2. I love Ace2 engine.

I was at 26-31 mb mods load non-Ace

later I switch all the mods to Ace engine

now I am running at 18-23 mb.
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Unread 09-12-06, 12:52 PM  
xanathin
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I think this mod is amazing, however I have 2 problems with it.

1)The settings dont save per each character. I dont know if they are desighed to or not, but because I have different setups for all of my characters, I cant have them all apear in the same spot.

2)There is no way to change the color in game. I noticed you have to go into the lua files to do it. And I would, except I'm scared to cause I might blow something up

Otherwise, I do like the work that you've done. If #1 is an error to be fixed, please hurry, I want to remove all CT from my characters as soon a possible, and The only one I have is CT for the colored buffs (untill I can use yours )

Thanks!!
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The Buff mod there using is called CT Colored Buffs and can be found here. Also great mod been using it for awhile and it ROCKS!!!!! Keep up the good work.
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wrt the text color I can't tell atm, haven't tried myself
wrt the screenshot: It's not showing EBB but some other buffbars :/
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Unread 09-03-06, 01:49 PM  
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To change the color of the text, are these the correct lines to play with?

getglobal("ElkBuffButton"..i.."DescribeText"):SetTextColor(1, 1, 1)
getglobal("ElkBuffButton"..i.."DurationText"):SetTextColor(1, 1, 1)

I tried changing these values, but the text remains white.

Also, some people have white vertical lines at the tip of each end of the bars like in this picture, http://www.sadcactus.com/echidna/priestUI2.jpg

How do you do that?
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