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X-Perl UnitFrames  Popular! (More than 5000 hits)
Version: 3.6.35
by: MysticalOS, Zeksie
A much enchanced version of Nymbia's Perl UnitFrames, and a complete replacement for Blizzard's default unit frames, including raid frames and raid tools, with many additions and improvements over the original Nymbia code.

Range Finder (combined with optional health check) for all frames based on spell or item range test.

HoT Monitor will highlight units clearly that have your own active Heal over Time spells.

Debuff Highlights in standard debuff colours on all friendly frames. Priority given to show debuffs that YOU can cure first.

Raid Frames, buff icons, MT list units and some other portions or X-Perl are Created on demand. Saving a lot of time and memory at system startup. Defering the creation of many parts of X-Perl to when they are actually required. And of course, most often outside of raids they are never required and are never created.

Raid Target icon support for Target, Target's Target, MT Targets.

Raid tooltip will show combat rezzers available (druids with Rebirth ready (or very soon available) and any normal rezzers out of combat) if you bring up tooltip of a dead person.

'In-combat' indicators for Pet, Target, Target's Target, Party, Party pets, Raid, MT Targets.

3D Portraits for player, pet, target, focus, party. Optional. Of course this may degrade your framerate somewhat because you are displaying more 3D character models that without this option. But some like it pretty, and it does look cool.

Red and Green combat flashes for frames when player, pet, target, party, partypets, raid take damage/heals. Useful indication of things happening.

Added time left on party member/target buffs/debuffs when in a raid, these depend somewhat on CTRA/oRA/oRA2 sending appropriate information over the addon channel, although some of it can be determined at run time by X-Perl, when a player gets a buff for example, we know how long it should last, and therefor when it should expire.

Totally new options window including all X-Perl options and access via minimap icon.

Configurable colours for borders and backgrounds. Including class coloured names, and configurable reaction colours.

Much care has been taken with code size, memory load, memory usage per cycle and so on. LuaProfiler/OnEvent mods used extensively and regularly to ensure that X-Perl does not do more work than is absolutely necessary.

With that in mind, the event system was totally re-written, and is as kind to system performance as possible. The majority of events are disabled while zoning to alleviate any event backlog issues. And where most addons use 1 event handler per unit frame, which although standard, the alternative has improved X-Perl's performance. By using single main event handlers, we can route the events to appropriate units. So, for example, when a single UNIT_HEALTH update is fired, then just a single raid frame or party frame etc. gets the event, rather than 40 raid frame's handlers, 4 party and so on. Nymbia's Perl used to do a lot of crazy full frame udpates all over the place, eating away at CPU cycles. This was all fixed to only update what was necessary based on events.

Liberal usage of local functions to cut down compiled code size, and increase speed since functions are called directly rather than by name. Every time you have a global function, you have a global string name associated with it, so size in the global environment saved where possible.

XPerl_RaidHelper sub-addon
Assists View
Will show anyone from raid assising you with your target, and can also show healers or all plus known enemies targetting you.
Tooltips for the same also available (on player and target frames) if you prefer to not use the main window.

MT Targets
Replaces CTRA/oRA2 MT Targets window, and doubles as a replacement for the Perl RaidFrames warrior targets.
Indicator shows which target you are on.
Frames will be coloured to show if tanks have duplicate targets.

XPerl_RaidMonitor sub-addon (WORK IN PROGRESS)
Casting Monitor
Shows selected classes (defaults to healer classes) in a list (much like the MT List), but with some differences.
Shows mana bars and cast bars on left. Their targets on right. Health bar as normal, but a secondary small red bar on targets which shows the maximum single hit this unit has received since entering combat. The secondary bar will extend downwards from their current HP level down to as far as zero.
A green name on the targets indicates this is the same target that you have.
You can click on casters or their targets as expected.
For druids, right clicking on a caster will cast Innervate on them.
For shamans, right clicking on a caster will cast Mana Tide Totem. Check the * indicator to see if they're in your group.

All bars can be re-sized in X-Perl main options (Monitor section).

Totals can be toggled (from the 'T' minibutton at top of frame) which gives overview of raid mana status.

XPerl_RaidAdmin sub-addon (WORK IN PROGRESS)
Raid Admin
Save/Load raid roster setups
Only does direct save and load for the moment, but more to come (templates and such).

Item Check
Replacement for /raitem /radur /raresist /rareg. Use the old commands before, or drop items in the left item list.
Query button will perform /raitem on all ticked items (query always includes dur and resists) and you can then view and review all the results whenever, without having to re-query each item.
Includes everyone in raid, so you don't have to work out who doesn't have items, it'll list them with 0 instead of no entry.
Active Scanner to check raid member's equipment for the item selected. So you can be sure that people actually have the item worn (Onyxia Cloak for example), without having to go round single target inspecting everyone who 'forgot' to install CTRA for the 50th raid in a row.

Supported Addons
CT_RaidAssist, oRA2. Shows tooltip info and player status, replaces MT Targets List, improves raid frames, shows player status, resurrection monitor, buff timers aware.
MobInfo-2 / MobHealth3 - Shows target health from MobHealth database.
DruidBar - Shows druid mana bar from DruidBar when shapeshifted.
Clique compatible. And any other click cast addon that uses the same communication method. (see below)
Changes:
*Updated for 5.x
*Should use signifcently less cpu then it did before
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3.5.20
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3.5.3
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08-29-12 06:37 AM
3.2.1
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MysticalOS
02-19-12 04:13 PM
3.0.7
668kB
Zeksie
12-16-09 04:24 AM
3.0.6
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10-05-09 06:40 AM


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Old 12-15-08, 01:09 AM  
Zeksie
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Originally posted by Zidomo
Finally had the opportunity to test with LibQuickHealth-2.0 disabled, leaving LibQuickHealth-1.0 active (see 4 posts below for the original problem).

A raid last night. Did not notice an issue with boss health. But every time I died (a couple times), I always came back to life with "1/15000" health in the player frame and a health bar indicating that I was effectively out of health ("15000" being representative of my full health). HOTs (heal over time) did not change the value. Only two consecutive "full" heals each time brought the player health bar back to life.

GL fixing the issue.
That's an issue with LQH I'm afraid. I've reported this a couple of times, and quite often get the problem myself. Some debugging shows that LQH is reporting the health wrongly.
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Old 12-14-08, 07:25 PM  
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Haven't had any issue with my or other's health using LibHealComm-3.0

But that remembered me one bug involving library usage.
When you're cancelling cast, the projected healing indicator remains on the nameplate, confusing both me and my target.
It is X-Perl or library issue?
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Old 12-13-08, 09:44 AM  
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Finally had the opportunity to test with LibQuickHealth-2.0 disabled, leaving LibQuickHealth-1.0 active (see 4 posts below for the original problem).

A raid last night. Did not notice an issue with boss health. But every time I died (a couple times), I always came back to life with "1/15000" health in the player frame and a health bar indicating that I was effectively out of health ("15000" being representative of my full health). HOTs (heal over time) did not change the value. Only two consecutive "full" heals each time brought the player health bar back to life.

GL fixing the issue.
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Old 12-12-08, 04:10 PM  
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Error on focus

I use version 3.02 with a french client on a french server. Till now I never had any problem with this great add-on, but now when I try to define focus I've got the error (not exact text) "x-perl tried to do something that only the original Blizzard interface can do". Even with all add-ons deactivated but x-perl, I've got this. Any idea?
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Old 12-11-08, 10:50 AM  
AnrDaemon
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Originally posted by Gogan
Can X-Perl be made to function like HealBot? So that if I wanted to I could assign right click functionality to cast heals or whatever on raid members?
No. It's unitframes, it will show unit commands.
But you can use mouseover macro of course.
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Old 12-11-08, 10:12 AM  
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Can X-Perl be made to function like HealBot? So that if I wanted to I could assign right click functionality to cast heals or whatever on raid members?
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Old 12-10-08, 11:54 AM  
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The problem I reported a week ago with r233 in the Wowace forums, as well as experienced by another poster there is still present in the 3.0.3a release.

Here, its no longer just a problem with occasionally the NPC's health showing up improperly, its also a problem with my own and/or party member's health.

X-Perl v3.0.3a, USEng client/server, WoW 3.0.3 live, standalone LibQuickHealth-2.0 r20 & LibQuickHealth-1.0 r38 (have two other mods needing 1.0, so have both enabled).

Latest experience was in Naxx. Saved variables deleted before starting the raid (with frame options & positions readjusted). Died a couple times through two runs. Every time I was resed or came back, my X-Perl player frame was showing "1/17000" health (17000 begin the approximate full heath I had). It never increased until I threw a couple heals on myself, despite bing alive. This behavior was consistent after every death. Same thing on a couple raid members after the wipes and/or deaths. Not the best thing to have happening when you are a healer.

Also, as an example of the NPC health problem, did the Instructor Razuvious boss. Wiped once. Came back & one of the Deathknight Understudies (controlled by a player in fight; friendly until the end of fight) had about 1/2 of its health showing in the X-Perl target (& focus) frames. Didn't go back to the proper number until several heals were thrown at the beginning of the fight.

Look forward to trying this (otherwise great) mod again once this health display issue is fixed. Might it be an issue with both 1.0 & 2.0 versions of LibQuickHealth being loaded along with X-Perl? Had the same setup trying ag_UnitFrames and never ran into a similar health display issue.
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Old 12-10-08, 09:21 AM  
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Originally posted by Horlin
I have a little problem. When i chose "only show my buffs" so that i only see the buffs tha i can cast so i see ........ all buffs. the function seems not be working.

German Client.

My problem or Addon Problem?

Aaaand sorry for my english i work on it
None of them.
It is WoW problem. There's no easy way to distinguish yours buffs from other since 3.0.
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Old 12-10-08, 09:07 AM  
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I have a little problem. When i chose "only show my buffs" so that i only see the buffs tha i can cast so i see ........ all buffs. the function seems not be working.

German Client.

My problem or Addon Problem?

Aaaand sorry for my english i work on it
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Old 12-10-08, 07:33 AM  
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Any chance of an option to change the color of Runic Power?
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Old 12-09-08, 08:43 PM  
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Originally posted by Veltor
Go to the setting windows, Players tab, and check the "Show DK Runes" (or something alike) checkbox.
Ah, well thank you!
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Old 12-09-08, 05:48 PM  
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Pet Values

Was the percent display for Pet Values removed?

I have completely reset my UI and have reloaded X-Perl quite a few times with different versions and I am not able to get it to display, it is not even an option as it used to be next to "Pet Value Display".
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Old 12-09-08, 05:40 PM  
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Originally posted by tinyu
the HUD was added by accident, it hasnt been finished yet.
Take your time. What you had up before was perfect, and I can't wait to see what a finished product will look like. =)
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Old 12-09-08, 05:08 AM  
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the HUD was added by accident, it hasnt been finished yet.
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Old 12-09-08, 03:44 AM  
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Originally posted by Faraque
If you really want the XPerl hud, read through the comments. it's been posted exactly how to get it.
i know how to add the old one, but i want the new one, with configuration options and all the feature
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