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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.

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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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Originally posted by nikki
I actually do. It's just that they both have some of the same functions. Plus, sometimes you'd have to have two different windows open at the same time taking up about half the screen at times. If they were integrated, it'd be nice because it'd reduce screen size and perhaps resources.

It's not needed, but when these two seem perfect together it just seems like it'd be a good idea to integrate them in some way or to get functions to cooperate or reduce clutter.
Well, they use two completely different UI's and backends.. its not just a matter of "making it work"
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Originally posted by Cladhaire
Why not use both?
I actually do. It's just that they both have some of the same functions. Plus, sometimes you'd have to have two different windows open at the same time taking up about half the screen at times. If they were integrated, it'd be nice because it'd reduce screen size and perhaps resources.

It's not needed, but when these two seem perfect together it just seems like it'd be a good idea to integrate them in some way or to get functions to cooperate or reduce clutter.

Edit: Also then you could most likely get tom tom to make an easy waypoint to specific mobs. While some quests do have locations given, from what I've seen not all do. If you got it integrated with wowmobs, then you could visually show all locations you are able to do a quest and all mobs that drop a specific question item, as well as their locations individual locations.

The downside: Complexity =(
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Originally posted by nikki
Now if only this can be merged with http://www.mobmap.de/
Why not use both?
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Now if only this can be merged with http://www.mobmap.de/
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Originally posted by Brockman
attaching and detatching again worked perfectly cheers for that mate...

on another note is there anyway you could make this work with uberquest??

thx again
I believe the author of uberquest is currently working on an update that should support LH.
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attaching and detatching again worked perfectly cheers for that mate...

on another note is there anyway you could make this work with uberquest??

thx again
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Originally posted by Brockman
hmm suddenly i dont get any text in the light headed window its completely clean... but i do get the number of pages the quests has... can you helpwith this...

btw i didnt change or update anything it just happend
Does reload ui fix it? If not, could you /lh detatch then /lh attatch?

Yes, i know they're spelled wrong =)
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hmm suddenly i dont get any text in the light headed window its completely clean... but i do get the number of pages the quests has... can you helpwith this...

btw i didnt change or update anything it just happend
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Originally posted by Hapepe82
looks like a great tool... but!

Would it be possible to use Quest-IDs instead of the quest texts which you probably use? This would enable all non-english clients to use this addon...

Would be nice
Considering quest ID's are not accesible in game.. no.
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looks like a great tool... but!

Would it be possible to use Quest-IDs instead of the quest texts which you probably use? This would enable all non-english clients to use this addon...

Would be nice
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Ah, cool Thanks for the quick reply too!

Edit: using the /script line I you suggested, I was able to figure out enough LUA to expand it into a /lhfind command that takes a quest name, does the proper capitalization, and finds the quest level (since I might not always know the quest level) and then shows the matching result in the LightHeaded window. Cool stuff.
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Originally posted by Sekira
Absolutely one of my favorite UI Mods Thanks for all the great work on it. I have a feature suggestion :

How about a slash command to look up a quest by name (if that's even possible) so when I'm grouped with someone who isn't enlightened enough to have Lightheaded installed I can view the notes for quests they are on that I'm either not able to get or they have already completed if they tell me the name of the quest?
you can /script LightHeaded:UpdateFrame("Quest Name", quest level, 1)
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Absolutely one of my favorite UI Mods Thanks for all the great work on it. I have a feature suggestion :

How about a slash command to look up a quest by name (if that's even possible) so when I'm grouped with someone who isn't enlightened enough to have Lightheaded installed I can view the notes for quests they are on that I'm either not able to get or they have already completed if they tell me the name of the quest?
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I just uploaded a small fix that makes this work with Gazmik's Levelator.
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:)

does it works whit Extended Questlog ?
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