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5.4
Grid  Popular! (More than 5000 hits)
Version: 5.4.7.1653
by: Phanx, Greltok, Pastamancer
Grid is a compact and highly configurable party/raid unit frame addon.

Please do not use the Bug/Feature buttons to the right, or send me PMs asking for help, reporting bugs, or requesting features. Use the links below instead!

The compact grid of units lets you select a group member quickly, while keeping a good overview of the whole group. It shows as much information as possible without overloading you. It allows you to customize what information you see, and how you see it. It works in both party and raid groups, and supports pets and vehicles.

Want more features? The Grid core tries to include only features which are generally useful for all classes and roles, but makes it easy to add new features with a simple plugin API for developers. Over 75 third-party plugins are already available!

Type “/grid” for options, or right-click the minimap button, DataBroker launcher, or Grid frame tab.


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IMPORTANT: If you are using any version of Grid other than the one posted on this page — such as an alpha version from WowAce — please do not post on this page about any problems you encounter with it. Alpha versions are development snapshots, are not officially supported, and may be buggy or broken, delete your settings, or crash your game. The release (and sometimes beta) versions posted to WoWInterface.com and Curse.com are actually tested.

✤ Found a bug?
Submit a bug report to let us know about the problem so we can fix it!

✤ Problem with a plugin?
Contact the plugin’s author for help. The Grid team cannot provide support for third-party plugins.

✤ Have a suggestion?
Feel free to tell us about your idea, but please make sure there isn’t already a plugin that adds the feature you’re looking for first!

✤ Questions? Comments?
Post a comment on this page, or post in our WowAce forum thread.


Language Support

Grid is compatible with English, Deutsch, Español, Français, Italiano, Português, Русский, 한국어, 简体中文, and 繁體中文 game clients.

Grid is translated into English, Deutsch, Español, Français, Italiano (partial), Português, Русский, 한국어, 简体中文, and 繁體中文.

To add or update translations for any language, enter them on the WowAce project page. New and updated translations will be automatically included in the next version of Grid!

Hint: The WowAce interface for adding translations is rather cumbersome. To make the process easier, you can use the Export function on WowAce, copy the exported data into Notepad, fill in your translations, and then paste the new data back into the system using the Import function.


Credits

Grid was originally conceived and written by Maia and Pastamancer in late 2006. Phanx has been the primary developer since late 2009. Jerry wrote the original pet support code. Mikk designed the icon. jlam added some advanced options for auras. Greltok has helped a lot with bugfixing. Finally, lots of people have contributed translations!
Version 5.4.7.1653
  • Added Soulstone support to the Incoming Resurrection status
  • Added an option to choose a layout to use in Flex Raids (Greltok)
  • Improved options layout for statuses with multiple colors (Greltok)
  • Most statuses will no longer try to update for units not in visible range (ticket #714)
  • Moved Grid's options to the standard Interface Options window, with an option to prefer the old standalone window
  • Removed combined count/duration option for aura text (feel free to use a plugin if you want to spam yourself)
  • [API] GridRoster's IsGUIDInRaid method has been renamed to IsGUIDInGroup. The old name still exists as an alias, but plugins are encouraged to update anyway.

Version 5.4.1.1628
  • Fixed dispellable debuff detection for priests with Mass Dispel
  • Added a combined count/duration display for aura text (Mikk)

Version 5.3.0.1621
  • Fixed switching to the "None" layout

Version 5.3.0.1618
  • Moved the drag tab up slightly to avoid overlapping the backdrop
  • Fixed an issue causing the Center Icon indicator to appear behind the frame
  • Fixed the icon display for the Unit Name status
  • Added support for druids dispelling diseases with Cleanse via Symbiosis cast on a paladin

Version 5.3.0.1611
  • Fixed a frame layering issue
  • Fixed an error that occurred when switching profiles while using the "show duration" option for auras

Version 5.3.0.1606
  • Fixed errors caused by missing files

Version 5.3.0.1604
  • Updated for WoW 5.3
  • Fixed the "Show tab" option (thanks Greltok)
  • Fixed the "Enable right-click menu" option on login (ticket #696)

Version 5.2.0.1600
  • Added a basic status module for absorbs
  • Added an option to enable the standard right-click unit menu
  • Added clamp insets to allow the frame borders to be offscreen
  • Fixed dispel capability detection for druids, and for warlocks with imps
  • Fixed the "World Raid as 40 Player" option (thanks Greltok)
  • Fixed the default aura status for Eternal Flame
  • Fixed errors from the resurrection status module

Version 5.2.0.1573
  • Fixed an error in WoW 5.2

Version 5.2.0.1571
  • Updated for WoW 5.2
  • Added an in-game Help panel with basic info, tips, and FAQs
  • Added a 40-Player Raid layout setting
  • Added a By Class 40 layout
  • Added an option to use the 40-Player Raid layout while in a raid group outside of an instance
  • Added an option to change the layout frame background texture
  • Removed the "Clamp to screen" option; the frame is now permanently clamped, since there's no real reason to allow it to be moved off-screen
  • Changed the "Hide tab" and "Hide minimap icon" option to "Show tab" and "Show minimap icon" -- translators should verify the localization of these options

Version 5.1.0.1553
  • Updated for WoW 5.1

Version 5.0.5.1552
  • Fixed delays in updating for group changes in battlegrounds (ticket #631)
  • Fixed blank indicators after switching profiles (ticket #661)
  • Fixed an error when leaving a pet battle due to PvP combat

Version 5.0.5.1548
  • Fixed some issues with old custom aura statuses.

Version 5.0.5.1539
  • Fixed pet battle hiding so that Grid stays properly hidden when the None layout is selected (ticket #648).

Version 5.0.5.1537
  • Added default buffs for monks.
  • Added an option to show the Debuff Type statuses only when your character can dispel them.
  • Grid is now hidden during pet battles (ticket #643).
  • Status opacity now has its own option, instead of being part of the status color option.
  • Fixed an issue with range checking while solo (ticket #627).
  • Fixed an issue causing icons to be hidden on auras with duration text or coloring enabled (ticket #644).
  • Removed backwards compatibility with WoW 4.x.
  • The Resurrect status module now uses LibResInfo-1.0.
  • Added partial Italian localization from kappesante and Holydeath1984.
  • Removed the Class Filter and Range Filter options for statuses. This was announced on the download page and in the forum thread months ago, and nobody presented any compelling arguments for keeping these options, but if you missed the announcements, and this change ruins your life, please come to the WowAce forum thread and tell us why they were useful.

Version 5.0.4.1520
Version 5.0.4.1517
  • Updated for WoW 5.0.4
  • The "Minimum Value" setting for the Incoming Heals status is now a percentage of the unit's maximum health, rather than a fixed value.
  • Fixed the text color when disabling the "Invert text color" option.
  • Fixed range checking on dead targets for monks.
  • Fixed the Resurrection module's handling of res casts on targets who already had a res available.
  • Fixed errors in Spanish clients (ticket #611).
  • Added monks to the By Class layouts.
  • Added the Blizzard raid bar texture.
  • Increased the default font size from 11 to 12.
  • Increased the default width of the config frame to prevent random wrapping bugs.
  • [API] Status parameter may be passed as either the traditional argument list, or as a table.
  • [API] Status "range" parameter is now treated as a boolean, not a number.

Version 4.3.4.1485-beta
  • Added a new Resurrect status module.
    • Please report any and all issues with this to the WowAce ticket tracker!
    • If you use the GridStatusRes plugin, you should disable it, or unassign its "Incoming resurrection" and "Resurrected" statuses from all indicators.
    • Core support for Soulstones will be added in a future release.
  • Fixed range checking on dead units (ticket #566).
  • Fixed the options for removing custom auras (thanks jlam).
  • Fixed an issue that caused some Frame settings not to be updated when switching to another profile (ticket #556).
  • Fixed an issue that sometimes caused borders and text to appear blurry or distorted when UI scaling is disabled.
  • Improved range checking on dead units for death knights, druids, and warlocks.
  • Improved the debugging system; this is mainly of interest to plugin authors.

Version 4.3.2.1458
  • Added an option to hide aura statuses on pets/vehicles (ticket #572)
  • Added options for showing duration and/or stack count using the status color and/or text (ticket #421, patch provided by Jlam).
  • Removed the "Show duration for center cooldown" option. If you do not wish to see aura durations, disable the cooldown animation on the center icon on the Frame options tab.
  • Added checks for some division by zero errors in 4.3
  • Added Brazilian Portuguese localization

Version 4.2.0.1442
  • Incremented TOC version number for WoW 4.2

Version 4.1.0.1441
  • When typing in the "Add new buff/debuff" option fields, an auto-complete dropdown will appear with matching spell names.
  • Range checking has been simplified, and now uses the standard Blizzard range functions. If you preferred the old range checking based on spell ranges, use the GridStatusMultiRange plugin.
  • Fixed several issues with frame positioning.
  • Fixed the layout border color option.
  • (Plugin API) Added support for texture coordinates for status textures.
  • (Plugin API) Improved support for dynamic status colors.

Version 1.40000.1403
  • Upgraded from beta status
  • Updated embedded libraries

Version 1.40000.1400-beta
  • This is a beta release.
  • The options frame layout has been improved. Note that some plugins (such as those that add new indicators) may cause the options layout to break to some degree until they are updated.
  • Fixed a bug causing frames and groups to be misaligned (ticket #447).
  • Buffs with "Show mine" selected will no longer display for units out of visible range (ticket #438).
  • Buffs with "Show when missing" selected will now correctly display on icon indicators (ticket #412).
  • Third-party modules will now be correctly included in the Debug menu.
  • Added an option to toggle the drop shadow effect on the center text indicators.
  • Localizations have been updated.

Version 1.40000.1370
  • Grid no longer fails to update when Clique is enabled.
  • Raid pets are now correctly displayed without gaps in the layout.
  • Grid now correctly detects when players disconnect or reconnect.
  • A minimum value option has been added to the Incoming Heals status. Use it to filter out small heals, such as HoT ticks.
  • This release was manually zipped and uploaded, as the automated WowAce packager is currently having major problems with embedded libraries.

Version 1.40000.1361-alpha
  • Pets other than your own should now be displayed.

Version 1.40000.1360-alpha
  • Updated for Patch 4.0.1 and Cataclysm
  • Typing "/grid" will now open a real configuration UI.
  • Incoming heal data is now obtained from the WoW client itself. LibHealComm-4.0 is no longer supported.
  • Converted from Ace2 to Ace3. Plugins that require Ace2 but don't embed it will fail; install Ace2 standalone while you wait for plugin authors to update.
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12-06-13 10:41 PM
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5.4.1.1628
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11-30-13 11:45 AM
5.3.0.1621
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5.3.0.1618
371kB
Phanx
07-11-13 04:58 AM
5.3.0.1611
370kB
Phanx
07-10-13 04:28 AM
5.3.0.1606
367kB
Phanx
07-09-13 05:36 AM
5.2.0.1600
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Phanx
05-14-13 10:26 PM


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Unread 10-26-10, 06:49 PM  
Vandelae
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Smile .

Thank you for putting in so much time and effort to keep grid up to date with the new patch.

I just have one request if it isn't too much trouble.

I love using grid as my raid frame when I am dpsing on any toon.
however on my shaman or priest when i switch to heals I use healbot.

I used to just use a macro that was

/hb t
/grid standby


but the standby feature is no longer existent...


Anyways, if it isn't too much trouble to add that back in I would be eternally grateful...

thanks again man and keep up the great work
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hey... obviously the best addon for raid XD... just a question.... any plugin for show masterloot/raid leader/assist icon, on unitframe? ty..and sry for my english...
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Originally posted by nosoup4crr
I'm getting some kind of bug. I don't think an error is causing it, as I haven't seen on in my bugsack. But, starting today, when I enter a BG or wintergrasp, grid doesn't pick up the rest of the raid. It only has a bar for me. I have to reload my ui inside of the BG for it to pick everyone up.
no one else is having this problem? great...i'm going to have to one-by-one it again.
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Grid does not, and most likely never will, include any options to hide/show/modify any parts of the Blizzard UI. If you cannot see the Blizzard raid manager panel, you have some other addon hiding it.
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Blizz RaidLeadFrame

Heyho!

I wonder if it possible to show the Blizzframe for the Raidlead (the one with the marks for the bosses, the buttons to throw a smokebomb to mark a place etc) when using Grid?

Would be awesome!
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I'm getting some kind of bug. I don't think an error is causing it, as I haven't seen on in my bugsack. But, starting today, when I enter a BG or wintergrasp, grid doesn't pick up the rest of the raid. It only has a bar for me. I have to reload my ui inside of the BG for it to pick everyone up.
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Re: Where are profiles stored?

Grid's profiles are stored in the same place every other addon's profiles are stored:

World of Warcraft\WTF\Account\YOUR_ACCOUNT_NAME\SavedVariables\NameOfAddon.lua
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Where are profiles stored?

Hi,

Great addon of course! As above mentions when I create a profile where is it stored? I want to copy it to move to other accounts and pc's? I am sure it is here somewhere but I can no locate it.

Thanks
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Guys, if you're experiencing problems as a result of having tried to edit the Lua code yourself, please don't post here.Support is only provided for the official release version. Any modifications are unsupported. If you want to request that something be added to, or changed in, the official version, use the ticket tracker. If you want to edit the code yourself, and need help, use the Lua/XML Help forum.
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All that seemed to do was break my grid - Wouldn't even load. Ah well.

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@ Unrully :

You just have to go in your Grid folder => GridFrame.lua and at the line 478 you'ill find :

function GridFrame.prototype:SetBarColor(r, g, b, a)
if GridFrame.db.profile.invertBarColor then
self.Bar:SetStatusBarColor(r, g, b, a)
self.BarBG:SetVertexColor(r * x, g * x, b * x, 1)
else
self.Bar:SetStatusBarColor(0, 0, 0, 0.8)
self.BarBG:SetVertexColor(r, g, b, a)
end

self:UpdateHealingBarColor()
end
Replace the values corresponding to "x" by and RGB color code (white is 255,255,255).
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Having a problem with my Grid - I attached a screenshot so you can see what I'm talking about here.


Basically when someone has a health deficit it's showing black on black instead of white on black like before the patch 4.0. Was hoping someone might be able to help me figure out what might have changed. All I've done is updated the mods and plugins.

Post Patch: http://s9.photobucket.com/albums/a70...1.jpg&newest=1

(Edit: Sorry I had the config up when I took the screenshot....look really close on Rhinohoof's frame, you'll see what I mean.)

Pre-Patch: http://s9.photobucket.com/albums/a70...I.jpg&newest=1
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i'm so glad Grid is working now with the patch, i'm lost without it to heal, the only problem i'm having is that sometimes Grid is not displaying the correct health, i always target the tank and heal the rest of the raid/group with grid, when healing some randoms to setup my config, a couple of times i saw the tank in 75% of health but on Grid it shows him on full health or it shows a dps with 10% of health when actually he is full health.

gonna reinstall and reconfigure, perhaps i move something xD

Thanks for a great addon
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I have one more question about the incoming heal bar (sorry!) I wanted to make the incoming heal bar green so that it would contrast the unit health bar more. The only option that seemed to change anything with the incoming heal was Frame > Healing Bar Opacitiy, but that did not change the color.

So I went into the lua files > GridFrame.lua and found lines 474-486
function GridFrame.prototype:UpdateHealingBarColor()
if GridFrame.db.profile.invertBarColor then
local r, g, b, a = self.Bar:GetStatusBarColor()
self.HealingBar:SetStatusBarColor(0, 1, 0, a * GridFrame.db.profile.healingBar_intensity)
elseif self.HealingBar:GetValue() > 0 then
local alpha = 0.8
local healingBar_alpha = GridFrame.db.profile.healingBar_intensity * alpha
local bar_alpha = 1 - (1 - alpha) / (1 - healingBar_alpha)
self.Bar:SetStatusBarColor(0, 0, 0, bar_alpha)
self.HealingBar:SetStatusBarColor(0, 0, 0, healingBar_alpha)
else
self.Bar:SetStatusBarColor(0, 0, 0, 0.8)
end
I changed the part that I bolded (it was originally r, g ,b, a * ...) And yes! Green! But instead of getting the desired result of having just the incoming heal green, now my entire unit health turns green when getting healed.

To clarify, I would like it if just the incoming heal was green, and the health the unit already has remained the same color. What line(s) in the lua can I change to get this desired result?

Edit:
Found this thread on wowace from a year ago. http://www.wowace.com/addons/grid/tickets/193-incoming-heals/#c15
One of the comments did the exact same thing I did, except it sounds like it worked for him whereas I am having the above issue.
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Hide when solo?

Never mind. I'm fucking dumb.
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