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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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Old 02-18-13, 10:35 AM  
Opiedemus
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Hi, new user to this addon but love it allready. I just want to know if there is an option that disables the text that pops up when targeted enemies do stuff, I just want to see when my cooldowns get back.
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Old 03-06-13, 04:11 PM  
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I've been using MSBT for years and years now, I've run into this issue before but just ignored it, but ran into it again and figured I'd mention it.

When you have a LOT of stuff going on (ex:I recently decided to go get the 50 whelps spawned from onyxia achiv on my prot warrior) even before the mobs start to hit me, my game starts to really slow down, and once they do my game practically stops. Logged out disabled msbt, log back on try again, game slows down a little bit but is absolutely playable. I'm running an i5 with a radeon HD 5850 with 8gigs of ram, so my game really shouldnt crawl down to 1 fps every 5 seconds for pretty much any reason lol

Either way I still use MSBT, love the mod, love all the work thats been put into it! Just thought I'd give this a mention
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Old 03-06-13, 06:14 PM  
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Since 5.2, MSBT is now showing all of my dispels as Purify Spirit (the spell I cast), rather than the aura that was dispelled.
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Old 03-10-13, 01:59 AM  
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Originally Posted by lordkarthas
Since 5.2, MSBT is now showing all of my dispels as Purify Spirit (the spell I cast), rather than the aura that was dispelled.
I'm having the same thing happen, rather frustrating. Does the same for spellsteal, mass dispel, purge, and icy touch (glyphed) dispel.
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Old 03-10-13, 09:47 PM  
Mikord
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Blizzard seems to have a bug in the combat log reporting for dispels. I'll release a workaround for it until they fix it shortly.

Edit: This is now fixed in MSBT 5.7.127.
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Old 03-12-13, 04:44 PM  
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Low Mana Sound

Mikord,

What game is the sound for low mana from? I know I used to play Mac freeware that used it often.

Thanks
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Old 03-13-13, 06:30 AM  
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1) Is it possible to shorten the merge trailer? Instead of having [3 Hits, 1 Crit] I'd like to have [3, 1].
2) Is it possible to apply the Shorten Numbers options only for selected scroll areas, i.e. Incoming Heals/Damages but leave Outgoing to shows full numbers?

Musthave addon.
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Old 03-13-13, 08:16 AM  
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Just installed this add-on and find it helpful so far. However, I would like to change some settings and use a thinner font. The problem is that when I try to load "MSBT", I get the message "Could not load MSBT" " MSBT had been disabled".
Im assuming that MSBT is the configutation/settings? (Add on Control Panel tells me MSBT's an optional load)

Other than that semi-major issue, everything seems to function fine.

Thanks for a great add-on. Cant wait to get the settings sorted out.
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Old 03-13-13, 09:59 AM  
Mikord
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Zutsori:

I don't really remember exactly which site I got the original sound effect, but it was a site that offered royalty free sound effects (probably freesound.org). I then modified it slightly to improve volume level and tonality.


Draigars:

The only way to modify the merge trailer would be in the code itself (MSBTMain.lua around line 699).

Change the following lines from:
Code:
if (mergedEvent.numCrits > 0) then
 critTrailer = string_format(", %d %s", mergedEvent.numCrits, mergedEvent.numCrits == 1 and L.MSG_CRIT or L.MSG_CRITS)
end
   
-- Set the event's merge trailer field.
mergedEvent.mergeTrailer = string_format(" [%d %s%s]", mergedEvent.numMerged + 1, L.MSG_HITS, critTrailer)
To:
Code:
if (mergedEvent.numCrits > 0) then
 critTrailer = string_format(", %d", mergedEvent.numCrits)
end

-- Set the event's merge trailer field.
mergedEvent.mergeTrailer = string_format(" [%d %s]", mergedEvent.numMerged + 1, critTrailer)
For your second question, there is not a way to change shorten numbers behavior per scroll area.


Squishery:

As the error message indicates, MSBTOptions is disabled. Look at the Addons button on your character select screen and notice it's unchecked in there.
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Thank you.
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Old 03-16-13, 01:44 PM  
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Yo. What version should I download if I'm playing Wow Cataclysm v4.0.6?
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Old 03-16-13, 06:40 PM  
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Hi! Really nice and smooth addon. But I would like to try it with only the text popping up when my own cooldowns get back. Is there a way to configurate this?
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Old 03-16-13, 11:40 PM  
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Mantuss:
Check out the MSBT change log. It's pretty detailed about which versions are updated to support various WoW patches.

Opiedemus:

In the options, go to Events. There are events for most things. The dropbox at the upper right allows you to select categories like Incoming, Outgoing, Notifications, etc.
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Old 03-23-13, 10:53 PM  
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See my Bug Report, here: http://www.wowinterface.com/portal.php?id=156&a=viewbug&bugid=7958

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For Aura Application events, should the Amount condition be comparing against the 16th parameter of the associated SPELL_AURA_APPLIED combat log event?

I have a trigger set up as:
Classes: Priest
Event: Aura Application { Source = You, Skill ID = 17, Amount > 1 }
Exception: Unavailable Skill = Divine Aegis

If I remove the Amount, it works.
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Old 03-30-13, 08:11 AM  
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Hello,First thank you very much for this great addon.

Im looking for melee crits and skill crits to be sticky but there is no icon ticker!
why missing? what can i do to make these sticky?
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