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5.4
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Version: 5.4.1.1628
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.

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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!

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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 5.4.1.1628
  • 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.
Optional Files (8)
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11-30-13 08:02 AM
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5.4.1.37
8kB
11-30-13 07:37 AM
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5.4.1.36
8kB
11-30-13 06:20 AM
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1.5
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1.0
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1.0.0
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01-25-10 04:14 AM
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Archived Files (5)
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5.3.0.1621
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5.3.0.1618
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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
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Old 06-29-11, 05:08 PM  
Phanx
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Originally posted by Striph
... where to change the name length for the center text object to more than 4 characters ...
It's in the same place it's always been: Grid > Frame > Center Text Length

Originally posted by Striph
... the bottom of my "Frame" window looks like its overlapping ...
You are running an outdated plugin that tries to add options to the Frame section, but has still not been updated for the changes to Grid's configuration window. Update or replace your Grid plugins.
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Old 06-20-11, 06:19 AM  
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Can't for the life of me find where to change the name length for the center text object to more than 4 characters in this new version, any help? ;D

Also the bottom of my "Frame" window looks like its overlapping (fresh install of wow with just Grid 4.1.0.1441) so maybe that option is down there somewhere, I just can't get to it.

Screenshot here of how it looks for me:
www.darktalisman.com/images/grid.jpg
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Old 05-14-11, 12:04 AM  
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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.
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Old 05-14-11, 12:01 AM  
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Re: Looking for some help

Originally posted by Asuract
I'm trying to find a way to make the center icon in grid that serves as my main debuff pane to show the spell in full color rather than faded at first when show durations is checked, Mainly because I can't make out what the icon of the debuff is when the timer is ticking.
There isn't one. If the timer spiral makes the icon too hard to see, don't turn it on. I have no plans to add options to micromanage the timer spiral's opacity, etc.
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Old 05-11-11, 06:10 PM  
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Looking for some help

I'm trying to find a way to make the center icon in grid that serves as my main debuff pane to show the spell in full color rather than faded at first when show durations is checked, Mainly because I can't make out what the icon of the debuff is when the timer is ticking.

Never really noticed it before, my eye sight may really be getting worse from all the games I play.

If anyone knows how to make this happen post here, I'll be checking back, thanks!
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Old 05-03-11, 06:22 PM  
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Re: see xoOx's post

Originally posted by noitera
Xo0x's fix worked for me, thanks a lot X
Worked for me too. Much Thanks.
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Old 04-28-11, 10:23 AM  
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see xoOx's post

Xo0x's fix worked for me, thanks a lot X
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Old 04-28-11, 07:17 AM  
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4.1

when can we expect a 4.1 release cause im getting errors now
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Old 04-26-11, 05:39 PM  
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to fix the new error in 4.1...
Grid-r1438\Statuses\GridStatusName.lua:93: Usage: UnitGUID("unit")
Grid-r1438\Statuses\GridStatusName.lua:93: in function `?'
CallbackHandler-1.0-6:146: in function <...ted\libs\CallbackHandler-1.0\CallbackHandler-1.0.lua:146>
<string>:"safecall Dispatcher[1]":4: in function <[string "safecall Dispatcher[1]"]:4>
<in C code>: ?
<string>:"safecall Dispatcher[1]":13: in function `?'
CallbackHandler-1.0-6:91: in function `Fire'
AceEvent-3.0-3 (Afflicted):120: in function <...\AddOns\Afflicted\libs\AceEvent-3.0\AceEvent-3.0.lua:119>
You open up Grid\GridStatusName.lua

Change Line 93:
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	self:UpdateGUID(event, UnitGUID(unitid))
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	self:UpdateGUID(event, GridRoster:GetUnitidByGUID(guid))
Seems to be making the error go away for me..
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Old 04-24-11, 03:44 PM  
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Re: Grid health remaining

Originally posted by Sulluvlaki
i cant find a health remaining option
Originally posted by MiniStew
show health, in ###k and %
You can see current health instead of missing health by assigning the Unit Health status to the Center Text icon, instead of the Health Deficit status. If you want to see health as a percent in text, you will need to use a plugin.

Originally posted by MiniStew
a tooltip showing the spells, and how much mana etc, would this be doable, or is this something I should ask the Clique author?
Any requests regarding click-casting should be addressed to the author of Clique. Grid has no control over click-casting functionality.

Originally posted by MiniStew
move the icons to the corners
Use a plugin. There are numerous plugins that add additional icon indicators, including in the corners of frames. There's a list of available plugins in the User's Guide, which is linked in the addon description.

Originally posted by ShawBoomy
grid doesn't seem to be working with clique correctly.
Could you be more specific? Which click bindings have you encountered the issue with? (eg. "Flash Heal bound to Shift-RightClick") Does the problem occur when Clique and Grid (without any plugins) are the only addons enabled? Do you have the same problem if you bind the same ability to the same click combination using a different click-casting solution, such as GridClickSets? Do any Lua errors trigger when the problem occurs? (Enable Lua errors under Interface Addons > Help, or install BugSack.) Please post a bug report with your responses; see the addon description for a link to the bug tracker.

Originally posted by Cowform
How can I make my buff / debuff icons show the duration on the buff / debuff?
Grid only supports this on the Center Icon indicator, and you need to enable it under Frame > Icon Options > Enable Icon Cooldown Frame (despite the name, it shows the aura duration, not the ability cooldown). If you want to see the duration as text, you will need to use a plugin. If you have a third-party plugin adding other icon indicators, you will need to refer to that plugin's documentation for instructions on how to make it show text durations (if it supports that).
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Old 04-22-11, 04:39 PM  
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Grid health remaining

I have been looking in the Grid options and i cant find a health remaining option, is there and extra addon i need or is it in there somewhere?
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Old 04-20-11, 08:43 AM  
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If I set the 'health deficit' percentage to say 10%, grid will not update, until it hits that percentage, so it will go from full to whatever health below that threshold, correct?

Second, where can I switch the grid health status to show current health as opposed to deficit?

Thanks for the response
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Old 04-03-11, 06:02 AM  
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Love this addon but a couple of things are making me stick with healbot.

In Healbot you have a tooltip showing the spells, and how much mana etc, would this be doable, or is this something I should ask the Clique author?

Also, Is there an option to move the icons to the corners, and if there an option to show health, in ###k and %. Thanks
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Old 03-31-11, 08:24 PM  
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grid & clique

grid doesn't seem to be working with clique correctly. every so often certain clicks wont register. reloading the ui fixes it, but it happens during combat at times and i can't just reload ui all the time. i'm not sure if i've got it set up wrong, is there a standard configuration that works with clique?
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Old 03-30-11, 04:43 PM  
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Not quite sure how it took me so long to get round to this. Anyway, the following was the response of the macro.

Has vehicle UI? Y
Pet GUID: 0xF150706D0000014B

Hopefully that's what it was supposed to show. Just for clarification, I was actually riding a Demolisher when I ran the macro.
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