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Quartz - Modular Casting Bar  Popular! (More than 5000 hits)

Version: 3.2.3
by: Nymbia, Nevcairiel

Quartz is a modular approach to a casting bar addon. An overview of (hopefully most of) the modules:

*Player
The core of Quartz is lightweight implementation of a standard casting bar, with configurable size, text and icon positioning, and colors.
*Target/Focus
Implementation of target and focus casting bars in similar fashion to the player cast bar.
*Buffs
Display of target and focus buffs and debuffs as duration bars using the new API introduced in patch 2.1.
*Flight
Hooks into FlightMap or InFlight to display the current flight progress on your casting bar.
*Global Cooldown
Displays a tiny spark-bar to show your Global Cooldown near the cast bar. Helpful for those who'd rather not squint at their action bars to see when they can cast again.
*Interrupt
Changes the color and text of your casting bar to help show that your cast has been interrupted (and show who interrupted it).
*Latency
Displays the amount of time spent between cast send and start events, in the form of a bar at the end of your casting bar, with optional text that displays the actual duration of the lag. This helps in canceling casts when they will not actually be interrupted, especially for users with consistently high pings.
*Mirror
Shows the 'basic' timers such as breath and feign death, as well as some 'odd' ones such as party invite time, resurrect timeout, and arena game start, and a framework for injecting custom timers into the bars.
*Range
Recolors the casting bar when your cast target moves out of range mid-cast.
*Swing
Displays a swing timer for your melee weapon as well as hunter autoshot.
*Timer
Allows for creating custom timers displayed on the mirror bars.
*Tradeskill Merge
Merges multiple casts of the same tradeskill item into one big cast bar.


Use /quartz to bring up the configuration menu.

- Fixed cast time in EnemyCasts Module
- Proper support for extending channeled casts
- Fixed a Lua error when targeting enemies who channeled a spell
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3.2.2
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Nymbia
10-23-14 06:12 AM
3.2.1
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3.2.0
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Nymbia
10-14-14 01:43 PM
3.1.4
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09-24-13 09:13 AM
3.1.3
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05-28-13 12:00 PM
3.1.2
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Nymbia
03-09-13 01:08 AM
3.1.1
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09-16-12 03:43 AM
3.1.0
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08-28-12 01:39 AM
3.0.8
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12-01-11 01:42 PM
3.0.7
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07-02-11 01:22 AM
r19
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08-25-09 07:23 PM
r7
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10-15-08 08:23 PM


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Unread 05-23-07, 08:06 AM  
Mavtoo
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position of the castbar

hm maybe i didn't found the option yet but is it possible to reposition the castbar itself??? i was able to reposition the mirrorbar, focus, target and some other stuff but not the castbar itself.
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Unread 05-23-07, 03:24 PM  
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Re: position of the castbar

Originally posted by Mavtoo
hm maybe i didn't found the option yet but is it possible to reposition the castbar itself??? i was able to reposition the mirrorbar, focus, target and some other stuff but not the castbar itself.
/quartz, click player on the left, and uncheck locked
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Unread 05-24-07, 02:11 PM  
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Awesome mod! Could you please recommend how I can measure my highest and lowest ping amounts so that I can adjust the embedded safety margin in the latency settings? Do I need a program to measure the pings? Which site am I pinging as well?

Also, how do we turn off the timer bar that appears when we can resurrect, quit the WoW program, etc.? I can turn off the other timers but am having trouble with this one.

Thanks!
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Nymbia
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Originally posted by Razumikhin
Awesome mod! Could you please recommend how I can measure my highest and lowest ping amounts so that I can adjust the embedded safety margin in the latency settings? Do I need a program to measure the pings? Which site am I pinging as well?

Also, how do we turn off the timer bar that appears when we can resurrect, quit the WoW program, etc.? I can turn off the other timers but am having trouble with this one.

Thanks!
Just keep a close eye on the number on the latency bar over several casts -- a long, over time measurement isn't really that important; as long as you've got it in the right ballpark.
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Unread 05-25-07, 08:16 AM  
H0PE
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Who else would came up with a very good idea that I was thinking about in the past many many times... Other than Nymbia?

Imay switch over from Sorrenstimers and antagonist... I never liked the idea of using separate addons for the similar and arguably equally important stuff like measuring cooldowns and cast times.

Can I turn off my own castbar and just rearrange the groups at each orther's side? Maybe I dont even wait for the answer and try it tonight.
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I still can't figure out how to turn off the small timer bar associated with resurrecting, breath (when underwater), logging out, etc. Which bar is this and how do I turn it off?
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Unread 05-25-07, 05:48 PM  
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Now, So far I love Quartz, but I'm having two major problems. (Major to me at least ^_~)

The Personal buffs that are in the middle of the screen, e.g. I'm a warrior, and in the exact middle of the screen it will show me my timer for B.S. Rampage, Enrage, Death wish, the Stuns I place on the enemy etc; I want to move them, that's all, I can't find anywhere in the options list for it, I thought it would be in player: nothing worked, buffs: nothing worked.

And the second problem is the swing timer, It's one of the main reason I downloaded this mod, and I can't get it to appear anywhere, and it's starting to frustrate me, Any help would be great.
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Unread 05-26-07, 08:27 AM  
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Hey Nymbia, I am loving this mod so far. I have a request though.

I've used bigtrouble for Auto-Shot delay (swing for yours). If you're still casting when Auto-Shot is supposed to go it get's 'clipped' per say and you lose Auto-shot time. Bigtrouble times the amount of time clipped and it is displayed on the top-right of the bar. Is it possible to add that as a feature for the Quartz swing bar? It's the only thing that keeps me still using bigtrouble.
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Originally posted by H0PE
Who else would came up with a very good idea that I was thinking about in the past many many times... Other than Nymbia?

Imay switch over from Sorrenstimers and antagonist... I never liked the idea of using separate addons for the similar and arguably equally important stuff like measuring cooldowns and cast times.

Can I turn off my own castbar and just rearrange the groups at each orther's side? Maybe I dont even wait for the answer and try it tonight.
Not sure exactly what you're trying to do, but it should be doable
Originally posted by Razumikhin
I still can't figure out how to turn off the small timer bar associated with resurrecting, breath (when underwater), logging out, etc. Which bar is this and how do I turn it off?
Turn off 'Mirror Bar' in options.
Originally posted by Valinear
Now, So far I love Quartz, but I'm having two major problems. (Major to me at least ^_~)

The Personal buffs that are in the middle of the screen, e.g. I'm a warrior, and in the exact middle of the screen it will show me my timer for B.S. Rampage, Enrage, Death wish, the Stuns I place on the enemy etc; I want to move them, that's all, I can't find anywhere in the options list for it, I thought it would be in player: nothing worked, buffs: nothing worked.
Quartz shouldn't be showing your own buffs, unless you're either targeting or focusing yourself. So it's likely another addon.
And the second problem is the swing timer, It's one of the main reason I downloaded this mod, and I can't get it to appear anywhere, and it's starting to frustrate me, Any help would be great.
Should show up by default on the top side of the casting bar.
Originally posted by borbies
Hey Nymbia, I am loving this mod so far. I have a request though.

I've used bigtrouble for Auto-Shot delay (swing for yours). If you're still casting when Auto-Shot is supposed to go it get's 'clipped' per say and you lose Auto-shot time. Bigtrouble times the amount of time clipped and it is displayed on the top-right of the bar. Is it possible to add that as a feature for the Quartz swing bar? It's the only thing that keeps me still using bigtrouble.
I think I understand, I'll take a look at adding that.
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Unread 05-26-07, 04:27 PM  
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Would it be possible to have the lag time put into the swing timer bar too?

As a hunter with steady shot rotation you want start your next steady shot when the swing timer is into the autoshot lag area for the best rotation.

- X.
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Unread 05-27-07, 10:59 AM  
Kimoshi
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Awsome mod imo.

Only request is that you somehow signify who your focus is. Right now all I'll see is their casting bar, buffs(should it be an ally, or foe w/ detect), and debuffs. Nothing about who is my focus.

Personal suggestion would be to add a name plate and/or a portrait.
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I think I understand, I'll take a look at adding that.
Thank you. I tried explaining the best I could lol.

Here is a screenshot to kinda show what I'm talking about.
http://img518.imageshack.us/img518/1...7114629rz5.jpg

Bigtrouble is the top bar, Quartz is the bottom cast bar. I start casting a Steady Shot shortly before my Auto-Shot was going to go off so that Steady Shot was delaying my Auto Shot from triggering. The amount delayed in this screenshot was 1.0 seconds and bigtrouble displays that.
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Unread 05-29-07, 06:29 PM  
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This is a great mod, started using it today but I have one request

I play in 1440x900 reso and I can't see some of the buff bars I was wondering if you could add in functionality to be able to scale ALL of the bars in quartz.

Thanks a lot for a super addon.
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What other spells can I use for the global cooldown timer? I'm a mage/jewelcrafter/tailor, so I don't have a 'find herbs' type spell...

Thanks in advance
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Unread 06-01-07, 01:00 PM  
Cutch77
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Is there a way to change the color of the bar once it hits the latency zone?

It would be nice to make the whole bar turn a different color so you could know the split second you can start another cast.

Thanks
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