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Version: 5.7.131
by: Mikord [More]
Announcements:
  • Version 5.7.131 fixes the font changing issue introduced by Patch 5.4.


Description:

MSBT is designed to be an extremely lightweight, efficient, and highly configurable mod that makes it easier to see combat information by scrolling the information on the screen in separate, dynamically creatable scroll areas. It is a replacement for Blizzard's Floating Combat Text and Damage output.


Features:
  • Lightweight and efficient design.
  • Scroll incoming damage/heals, outgoing damage/heals, and notifications in separate configurable scroll areas on the playing field.
  • Display player and pet cooldown completion alerts.
  • Display loot alerts with a total of how many are now in inventory.
  • Add triggers that will allow you to show notifications based on a variety of conditions.
  • Assign a sound file to play for events/triggers.
  • Dynamically create new scroll areas and assign any event/trigger to them.
  • Customize the position, size, animation style, enabled state, font style, font size, font outline, and opacity for each of the scroll areas.
  • Customize each individual event's color, font style, font size, font outline, opacity, output message, enabled state, and scroll area.
  • Set "Master Font" settings that will be inherited by all of the scroll areas and the events in them unless they are overridden at the scroll area or event level.
  • Merge AoE data into one event with cumulative damage/healing done with number of normal and crits specified.
  • Show overhealing amounts against yourself or party/raid members.
  • Color unit names according to their class (including CUSTOM_CLASS_COLORS support).
  • Color damage amounts according to damage type.
  • Show partial effects (resists, absorbs, vulnerabilities, etc) colored according to type.
  • Filter output information with a full suite of spam controls.
  • Load on demand options.
  • For mod developers:
    • Output your own scrolling messages with the MikSBT.DisplayMessage function instead of having to create your own frame and animation code. You can also use your own font by first registering it with MSBT via the MikSBT.RegisterFont function.
    • Create custom animation styles.
    • See the included API.html file for reference information.


Supported Events:
  • Incoming:
    • Melee Damage, Misses, Dodges, Parries, Blocks, Deflects, Absorbs, and Immunes
    • Skill Damage, Damage Over Time (DoTs), Misses, Dodges, Parries, Blocks, Deflects, Absorbs, Immunes, Reflects, and Interrupts
    • Spell Resists
    • Heals and Heals Over Time (HoTs)
    • Pet Melee Damage, Misses, Dodges, Parries, Blocks, Deflects, Absorbs, and Immunes
    • Pet Skill Damage, Damage Over Time (DoTs), Misses, Dodges, Parries, Blocks, Deflects, Absorbs, and Immunes
    • Pet Spell Resists
    • Pet Heals and Heals Over Time (HoTs)
    • Environmental Damage

  • Outgoing:
    • Melee Damage, Misses, Dodges, Parries, Blocks, Deflects, Absorbs, Immunes, and Evades
    • Skill Damage, Damage Over Time (DoTs), Misses, Dodges, Parries, Blocks, Deflects, Absorbs, Immunes, Reflects, Interrupts, and Evades
    • Spell Resists and Buff Dispels
    • Heals and Heals Over Time (HoTs)
    • Pet Melee Damage, Misses, Dodges, Parries, Blocks, Deflects, Absorbs, Immunes, and Evades
    • Pet Skill Damage, Damage Over Time (DoTs), Misses, Dodges, Parries, Blocks, Deflects, Absorbs, Immunes, and Evades
    • Pet Spell Resists and Buff Dispels
    • Pet Heals and Heals Over Time (HoTs)

  • Notification:
    • Buffs / Buff Stacks / Buff Fades
    • Debuffs / Debuff Stacks / Debuff Fades
    • Item Buffs / Item Buff Fades
    • Enter/Leave Combat
    • Power Gains and Losses
    • Alternate Power Gains and Losses
    • Chi Gains and Chi Full
    • Combo Point Gains and Combo Points Full
    • Holy Power Changes and Holy Power Full
    • Honor Gains
    • Reputation Gains and Losses
    • Skill Gains
    • Experience Gains
    • Killing Blows (Player and NPC)
    • Extra Attacks
    • Soul Shard Creation
    • Enemy Buff Gains
    • Monster Emotes
    • Player, Pet and Item Cooldown Completions

  • Loot:
    • Looted Items
    • Money Gains

  • Default Triggers:
    • All Relevant Classes - Low Health, Low Mana, Low Pet Health
    • Death Knight - Killing Machine, Rime, Rune Strike, Shadow Infusion x5
    • Druid - Berserk, Clearcasting, Eclipse (Lunar), Eclipse (Solar), Owlkin Frenzy, Predator's Swiftness, Shooting Stars
    • Hunter - Kill Shot, Lock and Load
    • Mage - Brain Freeze, Clearcasting, Fingers of Frost, Missile Barrage
    • Monk- Elusive Brew x5, x10, x15, Mana Tea x20, Power Guard x3, Vital Mists x5
    • Paladin - Hammer of Wrath, The Art of War
    • Priest - Clearcasting, Shadow Orb x3
    • Rogue - Blindside
    • Shaman - Clearcasting, Lava Surge, Maelstrom Weapon x5, Tidal Waves
    • Warlock - Backlash, Decimation, Molten Core, Nightfall
    • Warrior - Bloodsurge, Execute, Overpower, Revenge, Sudden Death, Taste for Blood, Victory Rush


Commands:

Code:
/msbt                  Shows the options interface. 
/msbt reset            Resets the current profile to the default settings. 
/msbt disable          Disables the mod. 
/msbt enable           Enables the mod. 
/msbt version          Shows the current version. 
/msbt help             Shows the command usage.

Frequently Asked Questions:

See the FAQ list at MSBT's portal site. http://mikord.wowinterface.com/portal.php?id=156&a=faq


Localization Maintainers:

See the list at MSBT's portal site.
http://www.wowinterface.com/portal.p...156&pageid=159

If you are capable and interested in being a maintainer for the localization files for a specific language, please send me a PM. The SVN capabilities here at WoWInterface allow me to provide direct access to the localization files in the repository to make the process easier.
5.7.131
  • Fixed issue introduced with Patch 5.4 where the fonts could not be changed

5.7.130
  • Updated TOC for Patch 5.4.

5.7.129
  • Fixed issue introduced with Patch 5.3 where dispels were showing the skill performing the dispel rather than the one being dispelled.
  • Increased damage and healing maximum spam thresholds to 100,000.
  • Added default trigger for Ultimatum.
  • Updated TOC for Patch 5.3.

5.7.128
  • Updated parser to support the new amount parameter on applied and removed auras. Thanks to pelf for the patch.

5.7.127
  • Fix issue introduced with Patch 5.2 where dispels were showing the skill performing the dispel rather than the one being dispelled.

5.7.126
  • Modified skill ID for Taste For Blood to reflect the new value.
  • Updated TOC for Patch 5.2.

5.7.125
  • Updated TOC for Patch 5.1.

5.7.124
  • Fixed issue introduced with Monk Chi changes in Patch 5.1.

5.7.123
  • Fixed an issue where certain power types such as Sha Power and Alternate Power were causing errors.

5.7.122
  • Added new Shadow Orbs Change and Shadow Orbs Full events that act similar to combo points.
  • Removed shadow orbs from standard power gains (e.g. +1 Shadow Orbs) since it is now treated similar to combo points.
  • Removed Shadow Orbs x3 default trigger due to the new Shadow Orbs Full event.
  • Fixed issue where the shorten numbers and group by thousands options were not being applied to overkill amounts.
  • Added default trigger for Blindside.
  • Removed extra exclamation point from druid berserking default trigger.
  • Added missing Italian localization files.

5.7.119
  • Fixed issue where combo point gains and full combo points were not being displayed (reported by dondasch).

5.7.118
  • Updated for Patch 5.0.1 / Mists of Pandaria Beta
    • Monk is now an available class for triggers and class coloring.
    • Added new Chi Change and Chi Full events that act similar to combo points.
    • Added support for dynamic max chi and holy power.
    • Removed chi from standard power gains (e.g. +1 Chi) since it is now treated similar to combo points.
    • Removed the following triggers since they no longer apply: Counterattack, Eradication, Hot Streak, Impact, Riposte, Viper Sting
    • Removed the following skills from default suppressions and throttling since they no longer apply: Arcane Empowerment, Desecration, Ferocious Inspiration, Mana Spring
    • Updated supported power types to include Alternate, Dark Force, Chi (Light Force), Shadow Orbs, Burning Embers, and Demonic Fury.
    • Rewrote code that deals with party and raid members to use the new Blizzard APIs.
    • Updated "Active Talents" trigger condition to use the new Blizzard API.
    • Modified remaining existing triggers to work with their new values.
    • Modified several skill IDs to reflect their new values.
    • Added default trigger for Vital Mists x5.
    • Added default trigger for Mana Tea x20.
    • Added default trigger for Elusive Brew at 5, 10, and 15 stacks.
    • Added default trigger for Power Guard x3.
    • Added new events for Alternate Power Gains and Losses so they may be customized.
    • Added temporary workaround for UnitGUID bug when in a group. Triggers that involve party/raid members will not work currently due to this.
    • Updated environmental damage handler for environmental type changes.
    • Updated TOC for Patch 5.0.4.
  • Added new option to shorten large numbers using si suffixes (32765 displays as 33k).
  • Added new option to separate large numbers into digit groups (32765 dispays as 32,765).
  • Fixed taint issues cause by the _ global variable.
  • Converted class names to use Blizzard provided localizations.
  • Removed old temporary workaround for raid flags added in Patch 4.2.
  • Added Italian localization from Kelhar@Runetotem-EU.

5.6.117
  • Money strings will now show properly on all supported languages.
  • Updated Simplified and Traditional Chinese translations from yleaf.

5.6.113
  • Converted all sounds to .ogg from .mp3.

5.6.112
  • Modified combat event log parser to work with the absorb changes in Patch 4.3.

5.6.111
  • Updated German translations from mojosdojo.
  • Updated Simplified and Traditional Chinese translations from yleaf.
  • Updated TOC for Patch 4.3.

5.6.108
  • Removed item cooldoown tracking debug print

5.6.107
  • Added support for item cooldowns:
    • Created new event for customizable item cooldown notifications.
    • Added Item Cooldown Complete to the available trigger events.
    • Added Item ID and Item Name condition handling for the main trigger events that support them.
    • Cooldown exclusions now accept skill IDs, item names, and item IDs in addition to skill names.

  • Added monochrome, monochrome + thin, and monochrome + thick to available outline font settings for pixel font lovers.
  • Modified the custom font and sound validation routines to work with arbitrary case extensions.
  • Changed custom font validation error message to a more descriptive message when the font can't be set versus the more generic ttf message.

5.5.106
  • Added option to customize color of shadowflame damage.
  • Added option to customize color of frostfire damage.

5.5.105
  • Modified combat event log parsers to work with the changes in Patch 4.2 without extra indirection.
  • Changed Traditional Chinese default font by yleaf.
  • Updated Simplified and Traditional Chinese translations from yleaf.
  • Updated TOC for Patch 4.2.

5.5.100
  • Added logic to detect and merge off-hand strikes with main hand strikes.

5.5.99
  • Removed Happiness as an available power type since it no longer exists as of Patch 4.1.
  • Added logic to handle the changed combat log event format in Patch 4.2 on the PTR without breaking the current version (Blizzard is changing it again).
  • Updated LibStub to the latest version (14 Jan 2011, 1.0.1).
  • Updated CallbackHandler to the latest version (14 Jan 2011, 1.0.7).
  • Updated LibSharedMedia to the latest version (05 Nov 2010, 3.0-4).

5.5.98
  • Fixed handling for the always show quest items option that was broken by Patch 4.0.6 (reported by Judgespear).
  • Modified to play sounds even when game sound effects are disabled as allowed by API changes in Patch 4.0.6 (reported by Retlaw).

5.5.97
  • Modified combat event log parsers to work with the changes in Patch 4.1 (committed by mojosdojo, reported by several others).
  • Updated Russian translations from StingerSoft.
  • Updated German translations from mojosdojo.
  • Updated TOC for Patch 4.1.

5.5.91
  • Added the new pet heal events to the options interface so they may be customized and disabled as intended.
  • Updated Korean translations from chkid.

5.5.89
  • Made several updates to the cooldown tracking system:
    • Implemented a work around for Blizzard's cooldown bug with dismissed pets. Pet cooldowns should no longer be shown before they are actually finished.
    • Created new event for customizable pet cooldown notifications.
    • Added an option to customize the color of the skill name in cooldown events.
    • Changed Skill Cooldown Complete trigger event to Player Cooldown Complete (only detects player cooldowns).
    • Added Pet Cooldown Complete to the available trigger events.
    • Added Skill ID as an available condition for player and pet cooldown triggers.

  • Created new events for outgoing pet heals, pet heal crits, pet periodic heals (HoTs), and pet periodic heal (HoT) crits.
  • Efflorescense is now detected and displayed as a pet heal.
  • Added default triggers for Blood Swarm and Shadow Infusion x5.


See the included readme.html for further version history.
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Unread 07-13-06, 03:48 AM  
Nickenyfiken
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Does this pretty much replace Scrolling Combat Text and SCT Damage? Well well i have to try it, looks neat.
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Originally posted by Nickenyfiken
Does this pretty much replace Scrolling Combat Text and SCT Damage? Well well i have to try it, looks neat.
It pretty much does. I'm using it over SCT now.

Now all that's left to be done is to have someone write a MSBT version of SpellalertSCT
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Unread 07-13-06, 05:49 AM  
Nickenyfiken
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Originally posted by d00dz
It pretty much does. I'm using it over SCT now.

Now all that's left to be done is to have someone write a MSBT version of SpellalertSCT
I have tried it out now and dumped sct. Awsome mod!

Actually there is a spellalert there already with MSBT support :-)
Check out WitchHunt 2.0.
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Its one thing to take an idea from an exsisting mod and offer addons and changes that improve upon it, but this is just a straight rip off. Same features, same everything, just with re-writen code.

If I didn't keep SCT/D up to date and with new features or it performed poorly I could understand the need for this, but I honestly don't know why you felt the need to release this.

Oh well, I knew it would happen sooner or later. Good luck to you.
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Unread 07-13-06, 08:16 AM  
Hellslayer
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gray this mod works a little bit other, test it.
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Henrick
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There is no feature request or forum thread for this, so I will ask here. Any chance of adding cooldown and combat experience events to this?

Thanks.
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Unread 07-13-06, 10:35 AM  
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Originally posted by Grayhoof
but I honestly don't know why you felt the need to release this.
I'll quote something from IRC for you

"It does things differently. Some people like that difference."
"Of course I also feel a perfectly acceptible answer to the question, "Why did you do this?" is, "Because I wanted to.""
"because he felt like it is good enough."
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Unread 07-13-06, 11:08 AM  
Mikord
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Hello Grayhoof,

First of all I want to say that SCT is a great mod. In fact if you look at the readme included with this mod you will see that I give you credit right at the top for the original inspiration.

Now on to answer your question.

I started work on the mod long before SCTD was out or even mentioned to be coming out. I hated how on fights like Onyxia/Golemagg etc I couldn't see the damage I was doing to them. I liked SCT enough that I wanted to emulate much of its functionality for the damage side of things. This basically started out as an SCTD before I ever knew it was coming.

I kept the beta versions of it between myself and close friends. After using it for a bit, I quickly noticed that I didn't like how I couldn't move and separate SCT notifications and damage info. Also at this point SCT didn't have any of the outgoing healing capabilities.

Since I already had the outgoing damage/healing side of things written, it didn't take much to put in the incoming damage/healing. So, I rewrote it to have individual scroll areas for incoming, outgoing, and notification events.

Anyways, time went on and my friends requested various things, much of which were from SCT which I added. So, yes a lot of functionality from SCT is there, but it also does more and it does it differently enough that a simple addon to SCT wouldn't be sufficient.

At the urging of many of my friends and countless hours spent writing it, I decided to release this to the public.

I'm sorry if you're upset. My intention is not to slight you in any way. In truth SCT will probably still remain the most used since this mod is not localized to other languages, nor will it work on Korean and Chinese systems.

Thanks for the best wishes, and I wish the same to you.
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Mikord
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Henrick,

Yes, I can add in XP. I'll put it on the todo list.

As far as cooldowns, it would be much easier for an author of a mod that already does cooldown notifications to simply add MSBT support by using the MikSBT.DisplayMessage function which is documented in the readme.txt file that comes with the mod.
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Feature Request

Hey Mikord,

Would it be possible for you to add reputation gain messages? That's one thing I really miss from SCT, especially when grinding my reputation.

-Kergoth
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Henrick
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I believe reputation is under the notification tab and is already there.


Thanks Mikord. Looking forward to future versions.
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Mikord
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Kergoth,

It should already have reputation gains in it. If they aren't working, then I'll need to double check for a bug.
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Tutorial request

Would you please create a tutorial for the very simple amoungst us to insert custom events?

I'm trying to figure out how to stick in a "you just parried an attack, hit the Riposte button, now" event for my rogue, but I can't figure it out.

(it'd also be good for triggering Overpower for warriors, or mongoose bites for hunters.)
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Take a look at Mongoose Mania from Mokaikai.

I've been using it for quite a while. Do need to move the splash screen, but it does it's job.

Red Range from Iriel will also "De-Blue" when the ability is available, but I don't hardly notice that. I tend to caught up in pressing and clicking :^
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I appreciate that there are other addons which do what I'm looking for, I'm hoping to minimize the addons I load.

If msbt cannot be adapted to my purposes, that's fine, but it seems that this kind of reactive event falls within it's notification abilities.
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