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Satrina Buff Frames 3  Popular! (More than 5000 hits)

Version: 3.1.25
by: Satrina, father0fnine

SBF has a maintainer!
I have to say, I am amazed by the number of people who just kept plugging along. It makes me feel bad that I do not have the time to keep working on this myself - you guys are all awesome! The good news is that a new maintainer has been found. Meet father0fnine, who is taking over SBF. I'm sure you'll all show him as much love as you showed me all these years

SBF 3.2 with clickable buffs
Go here: http://www.wowinterface.com/download...o.php?id=12524

Version 3.1.25
+ "my" filters are fixed
+ Added support for thrown weapon poisons
+ Poisons, totems, etc. should not cause errors in filters anymore
+ Added "id" filter type
+ Spells tab works again
+ Added option in the spells tab to show/not show buffs by spellID
+ Added options in the global tab to show default buff frame and default enchant frame
+ SBFOptions will now make the background for names visible when configuring to help you not overlap the icons when positioning (which can cause clicks on icons to not register)

Version 3.1.24
- Sadly, clicking off of buffs is not fated to be at this time. Disabled for now

Version 3.1.23
+ Fix an error when tracking is enabled

Version 3.1.22
+ Added "id" filter for spell ID numbers
+ You should now be able to click off player buffs
+ Fixed problems with the colour picker
+ You can now remove/edit filters
+ You should be able to rename buff frames without error now
- You will not be able to click off temporary enchants or totems
- When you rename a buff frame, the old name will still appear in ButtonFacade's list until you reload UI or restart

Version 3.1.21
- Update for WoW 4.0
- The scale slider has finally been removed. Use the individual sizing mechanisms on the tabs, and set spacing between buffs on the layout tab
- Some performance tweaks courtesy of [email protected]
- You won't be able to click off buffs (same with pretty much all buff addons right now)

Version 3.1.20
- Fix an error for new users introduced by 3.1.19

Version 3.1.19
- Fixed an error between SBF and Parrot
- Increased maximum number of buff frames

Version 3.1.18
- Reworked temporary weapon enchants somewhat. They should work a lot better now
- Fixed a problem where ButtonFacade users could not rename frames
- Fixed an error during buff updates when fast bar is enabled (line 177)
- Some performance tweaks
- The SBF entry in the Interface panel now has a button to launch SBF options rather than just clicking on the name
- Fixed a bug where the tracking type icon would not update when the tracking type was changed

Version 3.1.17
- Hopefully fixed ButtonFacade problems

Version 3.1.16
- More work on castable filters
- Buff timers and bars should refresh correctly when first appearing in frames

Version 3.1.15
- Fix dumb error in 3.1.14

Version 3.1.14
- Fix for castable filter (that should fix up out my filters as well)
- Added option for icon opacity
- If you set a the height of a frame's bars to be greater than its width, the bar will automatically become vertical (experimental)
- Totems and weapon enchants should work correctly with my filters now

Version 3.1.13
- Player and vehicle buffs are now separated correctly (this fixes the stack count problem)
- Added a vehicle (v) filter for filtering your vehicle's effects
- Added an option on the General tab to have player blacklist buff frames show vehicle buffs when mounted
- The spellsteal (s) filter works correctly now.
- Added the player (player) filter that will filter effects cast by players
- Added the NPC (npc) filter that will filter effects cast by NPCs
- Added the party (party) filter that will filter effects cast by members of your party or raid
- You can now toggle buff names to show tooltips when hovered over
- Added frame visibility options for solo, party, raid, party or raid, friendly, and hostile
- Using !~ in filters (n!~xyz, tt!~abc) will now work correctly
- SBFOptions now has localisation for koKR (submitter did not give locale file for SBF itself)
- Some other small bug fixes

Version 3.1.12
* When SBF can determine the caster of an effect, it will put the name in the effect's tooltip
* The list on the Spells tab should populate correctly now
* The tt filter should function correctly now
* Fixed a condition where SBF would sometimes not be able to determine a border colour for ButtonFacade skinned icons and an error would occur

Version 3.1.11
* Fix errors when creating/removing frames

Version 3.1.10
* Fix that error with temporary enchantments

Version 3.1.9
* Fixed an error when checking castable status (SBFUtil line 86)

Version 3.1.8
* Fixed an error where size limited frames get the wrong buffs
* Some small fixes for ButtonFacade. Some skins will still not get border colours. I've sent a message to StormFX to see if there's something I am missing or if it's just an inconsistency with some BF skins
* Added the ability for users to add custom sounds for expiry warnings. See SatrinaBuffFrame/Media/SBFSounds.lua for directions
* When changing SBF profiles, the list of frames shown in ButtonFacade setup will update correctly

Version 3.1.7
3.1.7 is version bookkeeping to keep in sync with a massive fubar I had at Curse

Version 3.1.6
* Bars should no longer jump directly from 00:01 to 00:00
* Buff flows will no longer reset when you re-enter the options after setting them up
* Fixed an error that was occuring for new users and people converting from 3.0, preventing them from using SBF
* Buff icons changing from debuffs to buffs due to buff flowing should have their borders re-coloured correctly now
* You can now have SBF try to fix corrupted saved variables for the current character by using /sbf fix
* You can now reset the profile for the current character by using /sbf reset

Version 3.1.5
* TOC version has been updated for WoW 3.1 :rolleyes:
* SBF will no longer allow you to try and flow buffs for different units. (There's no way to make that work without a major code revamp)
* Buff and Name help in non-English localisations has been updated with the current English version. Translators will need to re-translate them
* ha filters should behave a little bit better now
* Vehicle buff frames will update and clear when you exit a vehicle
* Hopefully (hopefully!) the overextending bar thing is gone finally.
* SBF and SBFOptions now has an actual licence besides All Rights Reserved. Check out licence.txt in the zipfile, or read online: http://evilempireguild.org/SBF/licence.php

Version 3.1.4
* Code change for my filters to work correctly with WoW 3.1
* Added an option to reverse cooldown sweeps
* Flashing buffs should not go insane in combat
* You should be able to dismiss weapon enchants/poisons correctly now

Version 3.1.3
* Cases where the first buff in a frame cannot be clicked should be fixed for real now
* Shaman weapon imbues should not get moved into frames using the to filter any more
* Cooldown sweeps should not flicker in combat now
* Cooldown sweeps should not occasionally cause an error

Version 3.1.1
* Because it wouldn't be an SBF release without me forgetting something ridiculous, SBF will no longer say "hi" to you when you click on a buff
* Added vehicle to the list of units for buff frames on the general tab

Version 3.1.0
* Filters now work completely for any unit
* In addition to assigning a unit to each frame, each frame is designated as holding buffs or debuffs, and is designated as a whitelist or a blacklist
* Each frame now maintains its own filter list
* Filters now work with the whitelist or blacklist setting for the frame
* A dropdown allowing you to select from commonly used filters is now available
* The filter system has been simplified, read the SBF site for details
* Timers, counts, and names can now have their frame level adjusted (allows you to ensure that things appear on top of each other correctly)
* You can now name your buff frames, and the name appears in the drag tabs
* You can size buff icons
* You can set bar height
* Buff bars can show tooltips when hovered over, and can dismiss effects when right clicked
* Bars should not occasionally go insane when buffs are refreshed anymore
* Timers should always update in a timely manner in combat
* The filter evaluator has been rewritten for performance
* You can put a cooldown sweep (like on action bars) on buff icons
* Some other performance enhancements

Version 3.0.7
- Tweak to re-get buffs when a buff's time left reaches 0
- ButtonFacade settings saved in SBF's saved vars
- Tweak timer and bar updates
- Add new zhCN and zhTW locale files
- Account for multiple separate buffs with same name

Version 3.0.6
- Fix pets and other units coming and going

Version 3.0.5
- Fix for when party members leave so that buff frames clear correctly
- Add Name options trunc, chop, of
- Add zhCN and zhTW locales
- Add option to display N/A as time for auras
- Castables are stored separately by class now

Version 3.0.4
- Really fix the problem from 3.0.2

Version 3.0.3
- Fix error from 3.0.2 where frames are not regenerated when changing buff count

Version 3.0.2
- Performance tweaking
- Fix an intermittent error with ButtonFacade

Version 3.0.1
- Fix an error when temp enchants reach 0 time
- Add time left on temp enchants to their tooltips

Version 3.0.0
- Add SBF button to Interface panel
- Fix so Sentry Totems are not destroyed when right clicked
- Fix so frames with out of combat visibility do not flash in combat
- Fix so flowed buffs actually use the expiry settings of their home frame
- Promote to release version

Beta 15
- Fix an error when removing frames
- Adjustments to buff sorting
- Removed ButtonFacade debug messages
- Fix for debuffs that don't report their type properly
- Make sure that weapon enchant buff index is always valid

Beta 14
- Fix filters for harmful effects by type
- Fix some totem problems
- Add option to track totem timers when out of range
- Add option to not track totems that do not give buffs
- Fix buff sorting error for totems

Beta 13
- Add an option on the Globals tab to disable ButtonFacade for SBF only
- Some performance tweaking

Beta 12
- ButtonFacade is back!
- Fixed a problem where buffs would overflow frames sometimes
- Re-fix unit debuffs
- Added "my" filter

Beta 11
- ButtonFacade is still disabled
- Fix a couple of in your face problems from beta 10

Beta 10
- ButtonFacade is still disabled
- Added throttling to the event input to reduce unnecessary extra work when buffs are coming and going quickly
- Fixed an error where the Copy From dropdown never got updated
- Some general performance enhancements

Beta 9
- ButtonFacade is still disabled
- The auras have max time option should work correctly
- Time remaining filters should work now
- When a frame fills, it should correctly discard extra buffs
- Frame visiblity options Always, In Combat, Out of Combat, and Never are available again. Mouseover is currently removed.
- Random other fixes and tweaks

Beta 8
- Fix an error in SBFOptions when ButtonFacade is loaded

Beta 7
- Disabled ButtonFacade support for the time being
- Buff flashing when expiring fixed
- Mirror buffs should work correctly now
- New users should not have problems with profiles not being saved
- Some profiling fixes for performance

Beta 6
- The positioning window is hopefully now in a more obvious place
- Positioning window also has labels now!
- Profile stuff now works
- Fixed an error where you could sometimes only adjust positions of items in frame 1
- Increased the maximum scale to 3.0 times
- The spells tab works normally again for setting up show in frame/always warn (though filter diagnosis is broken currently)
- cyCircled support should be back again

- Beta 5
- ButtonFacade colours should save now
- Tooltips should be correct when buffs fade
- Fixed some bugs

Beta 4
- More tweaking of sticky tab in options
- ButtonFacade should work now
- Few small fixes from the known issues list

Beta 3
- Redid the sticky frames interface in SBFOptions
- Added ability to colour names of debuffs separately from buffs

Beta 2
- Added new timer formats
- Very early and basic work on sticky frames.
- Stability fixes

Beta 1
- Weapon enchants should work right now
- Totems should appear correctly now. Won't disappear when you go out of range, though
- A bit of fixing in the 2.x saved variables conversion
- You shouldn't see errors with ButtonFacade now

Beta 0 (fixed)
- Fixed load order in embeds.xml for people who have no other Ace3 addons

Beta 0
- Conversion to Ace3
- Many new features
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Unread 12-19-08, 04:19 AM  
A Fallenroot Satyr
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Originally posted by Satrina
Seems to be a problem with the new zhCN and zhTW localisations (they still work fine in enUS). Will figure out what's wrong and fix!
I've posted the updated ones and they should work without any inconvenience
Does not matter anymore.
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Unread 12-18-08, 10:41 PM  
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While controlling a vehicle, I would like for SBF to show my vehicle's buffs and debuffs instead of my own, in a single frame. Is this currently possible, or something you might consider implementing?
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Unread 12-18-08, 02:17 PM  
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Easy (I hope) feature request:

An option to not hide inactive spells on a certain frame.


I want a seperate frame for debuffs that only shows the spells I've selected (already doable), I just cant make them stay visible always.

I can already get the result using an addon called TimerButtons. The only problem is that addon has no customization options.
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Unread 12-18-08, 08:19 AM  
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I'm using ButtonFacade (Caith) and I don't get the debuff coloring of the buff icon frame working. I guess it is due to limitations of BF or the skin? I can work around it by not using BF for the debuff frame I guess, just that it breaks the visual appearance.

Also when testing bars on the debuff frame (I use short bars with debuffs in 2 columns) I noticed that in some situations the bar would bug being shown much longer than I've set. But it fixes itself quickly, so the bugged long bar is shown very shortly.
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Unread 12-18-08, 03:22 AM  
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Hello everbody,

I'd try to creat a filter that force "Seal of Vengeance" to show up in Buffframe 2.

It's something like 2:n=Seal of Vengeance, or?

It didn't work, can someone help me ?!
If've created other filters with magical buffs e.g 2:n=Sacred Shield as well, all of them worked fine so far, only that crapy Seal won't work t.t

For information, I play the german version of wow with the english clientpatch

Same problem with Noggenfogger Elixir

so long ....
Renew =)
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Unread 12-17-08, 01:10 PM  
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Seems to be a problem with the new zhCN and zhTW localisations (they still work fine in enUS). Will figure out what's wrong and fix!
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Unread 12-17-08, 11:02 AM  
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it seems all h filters are useless
for example
all debuffs go to frame 2 ,include debuffs that i can dispel.
and i also try the other h filters (hd, hm ,hp and so on),none of them works.
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Unread 12-17-08, 09:46 AM  
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3.0.6 is up, should fix pets, raid members... everyone. Let me know if you run into any further problems!

Heavanus - thanks, will keep looking!
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Unread 12-16-08, 10:11 PM  
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If it's any help, I had pet unit problems in 3.0.4 too, but much less serious. If I defined a frame as pet unit then while I didn't have pet unit the red "center" anchors would be visible even while the configuration dialog wasn't up.
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Unread 12-16-08, 07:58 PM  
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Originally posted by Satrina
Heavanus - what class do you play?
The reported issues were observed on my Hunter, who is my main.

I'll try to remember to test on my alts as well.
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Unread 12-16-08, 11:43 AM  
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Originally posted by Satrina
Buio - Change the Warn At time on the expiry tab
Thought I had tested there, but maybe I changed it for wrong bar. Got it working correct now.
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Unread 12-16-08, 06:31 AM  
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Xodiv - I noticed that last night myself. I'll have a quick update for that when the servers come back up and I can test.

Buio - Change the Warn At time on the expiry tab

X-buZZ - Sure

Gregory - Not yet. Version 3.1 will have that for you

Heavanus - what class do you play?
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Unread 12-16-08, 05:35 AM  
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Pet unit problems in 3.0.5.

I defined a buff frame and configured pet buffs to go into it. I have two problems.

Firstly if I don't have a pet and go into the configuration and out the frame stays up with all the test buffs unmoving until I do get a pet in which case it reverts to normal.

Secondly, I got onto a vehicle for quest Aces High! and put some pet buffs on, and then dismounted (possibly by completing the quest) with the buff still active. In this scenario the buff that had been up stayed visible in the frame, no counting down.
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Unread 12-15-08, 12:38 PM  
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Here is my current layout. I have 2 buffbars showing only buffs. The first one is similar to Blizzard default and shows auras and buffs with duration of 1m and up in a 2x12 layout.

Then the second one is a row with description text and large duration, where all buffs fall in to when duration is less than 1m. I tested with bars, but found that I like bigger icons which is hard to have with bars (as bars are linked to icon height making the bars very big).

The 3rd area shows only debuff on myself and isn't show here. I keep it more central in view so I can react to debuffs.

If there is one thing, it is that I wish recoloring of expiring buff time would be 10s and less, not 20s as it is now.

I use ButtonFacade with Caith layout.
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Unread 12-15-08, 03:25 AM  
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Hi Satrina,

SBF is running very solid for me great work!

There is just one small request left from me: Can you please modify the tracking so that it is the 'buff' with the longest duration? My idea is that the tracking should always be on the same location for easier switching. At the moment tracking is below auras and because they are changing frequently i have often problems to find the tracking in the buff list.

I hope you can do me this little favor

Keep up the great work!

Kind regards
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