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LightHeaded  Popular! (More than 5000 hits)

Version: v70100-1.0.0-2016-10-26
by: Cladhaire [More]

The last date of comment parsing is now part of the addon's filename.

Includes over 166,198 comments for more than 15,560 quests


LightHeaded is a very simple addon that displays quest information and comments from http://www.wowhead.com in game, eliminating the need to Alt-Tab when you get stuck on quest. This addon was inspired by qcomments and wowhead_quests, which both serve a similar purpose. Data is only loaded when you first request it, so you can be sure you're not using more memory than you need to.

I HIGHLY suggest using this addon with TomTom, another one of my addons (http://www.wowinterface.com/download...32-TomTom.html ). This allows you to simply click any coordinate in LightHeaded to add it to your map as a waypoint.

The following slash commands are valid:
  • /lh attach - Attaches the frame to the quest log
  • /lh detach - Detaches the frame, allows you to resize and move it
  • /lh sound - Toggles the open/close sound
  • /lh page - Toggles showing all comments on one page, or with multiple pages
  • /lh bgalpha <0.0-1.0> - Changes the alpha of the LH window background textures, so you can see the world.
  • /lh debug - Enables or disabled debug messages when loading quest databases
  • /lh config - Opens the LightHeaded configuration window
  • /lh autodetails - Toggle automatic opening of the Lightheaded window when clicking a quest in the objective tracker

LightHeaded now includes the English descriptions and introductory text for most of the quests in the game. This is disabled by default, but can be enabled for those players that are not playing in their native locale.

LightHeaded supports sending coordinates to TomTom, MapNotes, Cartographer2 and Cartographer3.

IMPORTANT: Addon authors that wish to use this API and data should
include the wowhead logo in the frame that displays this information.
They are kind enough to let me continue parsing their database, and we
owe them at least that much. Thank you.

Thanks for using my addons!

Donations:
Some people have asked, so here is a way to send me donations:

commit 547b33546eb69dccb662beffda2625d74bf11b74
Author: Jim Whitehead <[email protected]>
Date: Thu Oct 27 22:39:13 2016 +0200

Update for 7.1

commit ea5dd596d578663a34044137a34b04b42ff1a4ac
Author: Jim Whitehead <[email protected]>
Date: Wed Sep 7 15:35:26 2016 +0200

Disable auto-popup on SelectQuestLogEntry

commit c3e67123f3233e8e0abd1eb74562f74b1e005209
Author: Jim Whitehead <[email protected]>
Date: Mon Sep 5 14:54:46 2016 +0200

Update TOC for 70000

commit 14d8721ebb51a801b04f4bd7229a57ec5470412e
Author: Jim Whitehead <[email protected]>
Date: Mon Sep 5 14:52:45 2016 +0200

Update for new parsing script

Thanks to lunarwtr we're able to parse again, since I didn't have time
to fix the previous parser. This required some changes to the addon, but
this should get things back up and working.

commit f4a0f7d143c67eb1768662ca73073b103e9e861d
Author: Jim Whitehead <[email protected]>
Date: Sat Jan 31 15:35:53 2015 +0100

Remove dead code

commit 61d0d2ab136d5f79be4edc62e6ae3cbc2964431c
Author: Jim Whitehead <[email protected]>
Date: Sat Jan 31 15:27:56 2015 +0100

Fix LH waypoint set integration

- We now are able to properly reverse WowHead mapFileIds to the in-game
areaIds, so waypoints should be set in the correct zone.
- We don't know how to set a waypoint in an instanced zone, so we just
put those in the current zone
- Integration with MapNotes, Cartographer and friends always set in the
current zone.

commit ce35e8b832925ec497af58a9d53c70c9d387816a
Author: Jim Whitehead <[email protected]>
Date: Sat Jan 31 10:17:44 2015 +0100

Use new API to set waypoint in current zone

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Cladhaire
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I think that would be madman science, and as it is LightHeaded only loads exactly what is needed.. the zip size doesn't indicate anything about what data is actually loaded.
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It's funny someone mentioned something similar for achievements, because that's exactly what we are looking for, here on chinese territories ^^. (but with the english translations)

Btw cladhaire I was wondering. Do you think an addon like yours would be able to read directly into a mpq placed in /Xfolder or that would be some kind of madman science ?
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Not sure how you updated, but you have two copies of LightHeaded installed. Please reinstall.
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Updated and getting this...

1x LightHeaded-337\Dongle.lua:265: A Dongle with the name 'LightHeaded' is already registered.
LightHeaded-337\Dongle.lua:265: in function `New'
Booster-4.0.1.1\LightHeaded\LightHeaded.lua:1880: in main chunk
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Originally posted by Cladhaire
In reality I have a full database (or close to it), but I'm trying to avoid just putting everything in.. many things just don't add much value. Thanks for the feedback!
I see your point.
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In reality I have a full database (or close to it), but I'm trying to avoid just putting everything in.. many things just don't add much value. Thanks for the feedback!
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This is a great addition, even for the English client! I often click on further quests in a chain, and now I can not only see what the quest name is and read the notes, but I can also read a description of the quests. And it's pretty easy to turn on or off in-game. (I was hoping it would show the rewards for the other quests, but it's still wonderful that you did this!)
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That would be a completely separate addon, it's not even close to the same thing =)
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Originally posted by Cladhaire
If there's anything major I can do to help, let me know.
Anything?
Too bad you decided not to include comments on achivments.
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If there's anything major I can do to help, let me know. I'm glad its working for you guys!
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Ok someone tested it, and it works great. here is a screen http://wow-in-chinese.forum2jeux.com...st-addon#19504

Really thank you so much. After the setback we suffered with our clients not being able to connect on the servers anymore that's great news to know we can understand what we are questing for.

Cheers!
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I tested it on the live EU servers and while its not beautiful, it definitely provides the information you asked for. Please let me know if you run into any discrepancies.
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Wow so fast ! Thank you so much! I'm gonna post it on our forum and have someone test it caus those chinese servers are so busy my client is far from being downloaded.
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It's done, pushed and posted. There's an option in /lh config that will enable it.
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Wow that would be awesome! But no hurry tho, also it's extra work so I don't want it to become a burden for you, if you don't want to do it I can understand.
Maybe with your help we could form a maintainer for a side addon doing this, if you feel it would be more convenient for you.
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