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Chippu  Popular! (More than 5000 hits)
Version: 1.4
by: haste [More]
Chippu is a tiny add-on that will color the tooltip border to fit the quality of the item it shows.
Changes from 1.3
- TOC bumped to 4.3
- Added the third compare tooltip.

Changes from 1.2
- TOC bumped to 3.0.

Changes from 1.1
- No longer errors on item links due to the preload changes in 2.4.
- TOC bumped to 2.4.

Changes from 1.0
- Should behave better performance wise.
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1.3
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haste
03-09-09 08:23 AM
1.2
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haste
03-27-08 10:38 AM


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Unread 06-19-07, 05:23 PM  
JoshBorke
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great mod!

any chance you could ace this?
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Unread 06-19-07, 05:39 PM  
Phanx
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Have you looked at the code? There's nothing in there that would benefit from using Ace, and in fact adding Ace to a less-than-3KB addon would be a monumental waste. You people and your Ace obsession...

Excellent mod, Haste.
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Unread 06-19-07, 06:51 PM  
mikma
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TISH ADDON DOESNT WORK WHEN I TRY TO ISNPECT HORDE!
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Unread 06-19-07, 07:20 PM  
fred
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Any one tried it with Skinner to see if it's o.k. ?
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Unread 06-19-07, 07:46 PM  
mikma
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Can we have a check that Disables all abominations please?
Here, I'll provide the code for you:

if IsAddOnLoaded("Skinner") then DisableAddOn("Skinner") end

Thanks!
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Unread 06-21-07, 08:10 AM  
nikenbole
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whats wrong with skinner?
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Unread 07-02-07, 08:34 AM  
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Originally posted by JoshBorke
great mod!

any chance you could ace this?

Why, not every mod has to be Ace'd to be good.
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Unread 07-03-07, 03:06 PM  
Dulcea
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While I agree that not every mod should be ace'd, I would like it if this would work with skinner (I'm an sucker for pretties, and I love how skinner skins the tooltips.) is there any way to get this to work *with* skinner? Without disabling the pretty gradient?

Thanks. ^_^
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Unread 07-03-07, 04:23 PM  
haste
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Originally posted by Dulcea
While I agree that not every mod should be ace'd, I would like it if this would work with skinner (I'm an sucker for pretties, and I love how skinner skins the tooltips.) is there any way to get this to work *with* skinner? Without disabling the pretty gradient?

Thanks. ^_^
How does it not work with Skinner?
(I currently don't have any net connection, which pretty much render me unable to test myself)
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Unread 07-03-07, 07:09 PM  
Dulcea
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I *think* (and mind you, I know nothing about coding) that something in the regular game tooltip for skinner is blocking the colored edge? I'm honestly not sure how, since it will give me the colored border in the auction house. (Using skinner) When i turned off the skinning for tooltips in skinner, it would work for everything, but it turned into what is your screen shot (a 'flat' tooltip, versus the pseudo 3D that skinner gives you.)
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Unread 07-03-07, 08:19 PM  
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Originally posted by Dulcea
I *think* (and mind you, I know nothing about coding) that something in the regular game tooltip for skinner is blocking the colored edge? I'm honestly not sure how, since it will give me the colored border in the auction house. (Using skinner) When i turned off the skinning for tooltips in skinner, it would work for everything, but it turned into what is your screen shot (a 'flat' tooltip, versus the pseudo 3D that skinner gives you.)
I looked into the beasts code and came out with the following solution: Torture the author of the abomination to add a option to prevent it from spreading it's disease to the tooltip (or at least the border / both). It's the only viable solution. I could have Chippu completely tear the insides of it apart and re-attach them to prevent it from modifying the tooltip, but I see no reason to add more code to Chippu the necessary.
Last edited by haste : 07-03-07 at 08:24 PM.
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Unread 07-10-07, 03:33 PM  
psyco69
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Kinda harsh comments there Haste about skinner, since it does what it does and does it well. The author of which had no idea that a mod like yours was around, but thanks to Phanx the auther of skinner, Jncl, has made skinner work with Chippu. File can be found on files.wowace.com
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Unread 07-10-07, 10:25 PM  
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Originally posted by psyco69
Kinda harsh comments there Haste about skinner, since it does what it does and does it well. The author of which had no idea that a mod like yours was around, but thanks to Phanx the auther of skinner, Jncl, has made skinner work with Chippu. File can be found on files.wowace.com
Most parts of skinner is beyond horrible when it comes to how it's coded, and what it does. I still regret writing the initial code and letting it morph into what it is today.
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Unread 07-11-07, 06:33 PM  
mikma
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This addon has my attention.

Too bad I'm a sucker of eyecandy, and I know why haste has his panties up in the crotch about Skinner.

Most don't know that it was actually haste that started skinner way back. It was named oSkin and it was extremely easy. Suddenly it started to grow like a horse on steroids and it tried to skin everything. Then it grew to the abomination it is now and got in to the point where enough was enough for haste.

If he doesn't like the addon and can't support it, don't make him feel bad about it, it's not his fault.
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Unread 07-27-07, 06:13 AM  
Dridzt
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2.2.0 PTR issue (only)

Possibly because of some change to the GetItemInfo code by Blizzard,
Chippu gives an error on tips.lua:47 local r, g, b = GetItemQualityColor(quality)
on the 2.2.0 PTR only (not a live issue)

I'm guessing there has been a change to GetItemInfo to support this:
* You will be able to use item:N, where N is the ID of the item, instead of the item name in macros. One of the advantages of this is that it will work even if you don't currently have the item, as long as it is in your item cache (e.g. GetItemInfo("item:N") returns non-nil)
functionality in macros and that's what's causing Chippu issues.

Just a heads up.

Great little addon btw
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