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InfoPanel  Popular! (More than 5000 hits)

Version: 10.11.10
by: Aezay [More]

InfoPanel
InfoPanel is a lightweight information panel that will place itself in the edge of the screen, it slightly resembles other addons such as Titan Panel or FuBar, but I've tried to keep it simple.
It supports plugins which each will add different kind of information to the bar for quick review during combat without having to bring up other kind of interface.

The slash command for this addon is "/ip".

Why Use InfoPanel?
With all the other major panel mods out there, you might wonder why even bother with this addon over the others which has more options and more plugins.
Well, this one was made with the thought of being lightweight in mind.
If you only have the use for a few plugins for your panel, such as one showing time, durability and your money. This addon is ideal, and it hardly takes any resources.

User Friendliness & Settings
As this is an early release, I have not put in much time to improve the user friendliness, I run WoW with action bar and unit frame mods,
so if you use the normal blizzard UI, there might be some problems with those frames overlapping InfoPanel.

Setting up InfoPanel is quite limited in this early release, but to adjust the order in which the plugins appear, you have to edit the "Plugins.xml" file and adjust the order of the plugins as you prefer to have them show.
If you wish to disable some of the plugins, simply just remove or comment out its entry in this file.

Included Plugins (16)
Durability
- Lists the current condition of your gear, both equipped and bagged gear.

Bag
- Keeps track of the amount of free bag space.

Money
- This plugin will always show the amount of gold you have on you.

Performance
- Displays the frame rate, network latency and addon memory usage.

Attack
- Shows: Attack Speed - Crit Rate - Attack Power. It is active for all classes except mages, warlocks and priests.

Spell
- Shows: Haste - Crit Rate - Spell Power. The counterpart to the Attack Power plugin, not active for hunters, warriors, rogues and death knights.

Defense
- Shows: Damage reduction (from armor and warrior stances) - Total Avoidance (miss + dodge + parry)

Zone
- Shows the current player X and Y coordinates and different zone information.

XP
- Displays various information related to experience. Only loads for players under level 70.

Combat Timer
- Records the duration of the last combat you were in.

Timer
- Simple timer to record and time any event you like.

Honor
- Shows basic honor details. Also shows the amount of honor gained during the current session, current zone and during the last zone.

Group Info
- Shows raid/party health and mana, as well as health and mana for all classes. In addition it will also show number of people afk, dead, out of range etc.

Reputation
- Shows a brief summary of how many reputations you have at each level, friendly, honored etc. Also shows the total amount of rep you have gained for each faction during the current session.

Speed
- Displays the current movement speed relative to normal running speed. Mousing over the plugin in the panel will also show the speed for your target, pet and vehicle.

Clock
- This plugin is aligned to the right side of the panel and will show the current system time, not game time.

InfoPanel Changes | 2010 Nov 10
- Changed the TOC version to 40000 for the 4.0.1 pre Cataclysm patch.
- Did a few more fixes to the "ChatFrameEditBox" changes.
- Reputation: Now includes the faction headers which also has reputation. Such as Alliance Vanguard and Horde Expedition.
- Removed the Ammo and Shards plugins due to them no longer being needed.
- Money: Now tracks exactly how much gold you lost, and how much you gained, and of course the total gain or loss as always.
- XP: Added "Rested Percentage" and "Session Gain Percentage" numbers.
- XP: Fixed some issues that could result in it showing invalid numbers. They happened if you gained more than 100% xp in one go, or sometimes when you leveled, due to WoW sending two xp gain messages.
- Durability: Now colors the durability percentage in the tooltip based on how much damaged the item is.
- Group: Fixed raid lockout tooltip when holding down shift.
- The "Attack Power" plugin was renamed to "Melee".
- Melee: Removed armor penetration.
- Melee: Now includes the hit chance from the GetHitModifier() function as well.
- Spell: Now includes the hit chance from the GetSpellHitModifier() function as well.
- New plugin named "Defense" which will show damage reduction from armor (including warrior stances), and total avoidance (dodge + parry + miss).
- Honor: Now works again with the changes to honor and arena points being made a true currency.

InfoPanel Changes | 2010 Jun 27
- Fixed the "ChatFrameEditBox" issues.

InfoPanel Changes | 2010 Feb 27
- Changed the TOC version to 30300 for the 3.3 patch.
- Durability: Simplified and optimised the code of this, as it now uses the "UPDATE_INVENTORY_DURABILITY" event, instead of hundreds of other events to determine when durability changed.
- All plugins now uses an OnShowTooltip function instead of using an "OnEnter" script to show their tooltip, this means a little more code was moved into the core, which is good.
- New plugin named "AddonSpam" included (Disabled by default). It sums up all the addon message spam posted between addons on various channels. Makes it easy to see which addons and players spams these messages a lot.

InfoPanel Changes | 2009 Apr 02
- Bag: Cleaned up and simplyfied the code.
- Clock: Added a way to easily edit the code to change the format to a 12 hour clock. Just look for "show24HourClock" at the top of the Lua file and change it from true to false.
- SpellPower: Now includes the constant buffs "Heroism/Bloodlust" and "Wrath of Air Totem" into the shown haste. Does not include "Improved Moonkin Form" or "Retribution Aura" with the "Swift Retribution" talent, because they are talents and the people giving those auras might not have it.
- SpellPower: Will now always show whichever is highest, spellpower or healing.
- AttackPower: No longer shows a negative value if afflicted by a debuff that reduces AP.
- Group: Clicking this will now open up the raid info pane.
- Reputation: The reputation pane will open if clicked.
- Honor: Now opens up the PvP frame when clicked.
- Honor: Changed the icon into a proper button icon.
- Honor: Will now show the time left until Wintergrasp starts. Needs the 3.1 patch.
- Did some general code optimisation.
- Core: The border around each plugin's icon is now hidden.
- Core: The offsets between the plugin frames is now a little lower.
- Core: Plugins are now assigned a default OnEvent handler which will call "pluginFrame[event]".

InfoPanel Changes | 2009 Feb 20
- Fixed a bug in the function "FormatTime2" that formats some of the time strings.
- Less global namespace pollution.
- ShardCount: Made this a little more simple by using GetItemCount(6265) instead of scanning bags.
- XP: Added the amount of XP gained during the last combat, and how many percent that was. Nice to see how much XP each pull in an instance gives for example.
- XP: You can now link your experience info into the chat. In the format of "Current / Max (Percent)".
- XP: Fixed an issue that made the rested xp not update while in towns and inns.
- XP: Now tries to estimate and show the time until you will reach the next level.
- The tooltip no longer overlap the text when anchored to the top.
- Durabilty: Now shows the repair cost for all the different faction standings.
- Renamed the "Raid Info" plugin to "Group Info".
- Zone: Fixed the zone timer, it should now properly update when you change zone, and not only when you change instance.
- Ammo: Simplified the ammo count function, as a side effect, it will only count the ammo you have equipped, which is actually a good thing I think.
- New Plugin: "Reputation". This plugin will show how much rep you gain per session, it also shows how many factions you have at each standing. Hold down shift to get detailed info for each faction.
- New Plugin: "Speed". This plugin will show the speed that you moving, relative to normal running. The tip if you mouse over the plugin will show target, pet and vehicle speeds as well.
- New Plugin: "Spell". The counterpart to the Attack Power plugin, shows the haste, critrate and spellpower so its easy to keep track on in combat and bossfights with trinkets and buffs.

InfoPanel Changes | 2008 Oct 26
- Changed the TOC version to 30000 for the Wrath of the Lich King patch.
- AttackPower: Made the AP colorization for warriors work again.
- Honor: Now shows the time until your PvP flag runs out.
- Honor: Will now show the amount of honor gained in the current zone, and in the previous zone.
- Honor: The bar text will now show your total honor points, instead of how much honor you earned today.
- Zone: Will now show coordinates in instances which has them, instead of just assuming there are none available.
- Zone: Clicking this, will again open up the world map.
- Clock: Clicking on the clock will now open the in game calendar.

InfoPanel Changes | 2008 Jun 29
- Performance: You now have to hold down the shift key to get info about addon memory usage, but it will now show all your addons, instead of just the 6 highest memory hogs.
- XP: Will now show a neat splash text congratulating you on leveling :D
- XP: Now checks "MAX_PLAYER_LEVEL" instead of just 70, this is to make sure an update isn't required for the next expansion.
- AttackPower: It will now specifically request the stats at player login. This is to fix some problems with the plugin not showing any text at all at certain times after logging in.
- New plugin to monitor honor, the label will show the current honor gained so far today.

InfoPanel Changes | 2008 Mar 21
- Changed the TOC version to 20400 for the upcomming 2.4.0 patch.
- Several of the plugins can now output something into the chatframe edit box if you have it open and click on the plugin area on the InfoPanel.
- CombatTimer: Now shows when exactly the combat started and when the combat ended in the mouseover tooltip, as well as the time since you left combat last.
- Durability: The colorization of the lowest durability should now be colored properly.
- New plugin called "RaidInfo", this one will show raid health and mana, as well as health and mana for all classes. In addition it will also show number of people afk, dead, out of range etc. This one works in a party as well as raid.
- AttackPower: Now shows the maximum achieved AP during the current session.
- Performance: The 6 most memory using addons are now listed.
- Probably a lot of other small changes I forgot to log.

InfoPanel Changes | 2008 Jan 21
- Many of the plugins have had extra info added their tooltip.
- Added a new plugin named "Combat Timer", this times the duration you are in combat.
- Bag: The totals will no longer include free and used slots in ammo bags. Will update this further with the upcomming 2.4 API.
- ShardCounter: Should no longer count various necklaces which has the same icon as a Soul Shard.
- Durability: Optimized the code some. It should now also update better, such as when using the Spirit Healer to res, repairing your gear, or if you die from falling.
- Added new plugin "AttackPower", which shows: Attack Speed - Crit Rate - Attack Power. It is active for all classes except mages, warlocks and priests.
- Added some colors to several of the plugin's text to give a better indication of their value.
- Renamed the "Time" plugin to "Clock".
- Added new plugin called "Timer".
- InfoPanel is now properly a child of UIParent, this means it will hide with the rest of the interface when using Alt+Z.

InfoPanel Changes | 2008 Jan 15
- First Release
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Aezay
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This project started as the means of getting rid of TitanPanel, I just found it too huge for my liking, and to that I succeeded. But I never really intended in making something that I would keep on developing, only something that would suit my needs. I decided to release it though, as others might enjoy it as a lightweight alternative too.

Been thinking about migrating over to databrokers for a bit now, that seems a bit more useful than trying to keep my own plugin system alive, which has a much lower user base compared.

So in other words, you might consider this addon + plugins discontinued. Although you might end up seeing some of the plugins as databrokers, nothing has been decided yet.
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Originally posted by Aezay
So in other words, you might consider this addon + plugins discontinued. Although you might end up seeing some of the plugins as databrokers, nothing has been decided yet.
This is my favorite addon. It's so lightweight and shows everything. Would love to see these as databrokers if you decide to discontinue.
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Originally posted by Aezay
Been thinking about migrating over to databrokers for a bit now
Well, crap. Guess I should read comments more, but InfoPanel just WORKS for me, so I haven't kept up.

But I guess I will move towards databrokers too now. Maybe.
Last time I tried it, I had issues with minimapbuttonframe, which I use for addons that didn't support LDB launchers. That, and LDB launchers weren't easily hidden with a simple little mod. But maybe things have changed.

Either way, InfoPanel is (was) a great addon. One of the few things enabled on all my toons with no configuration performed.
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got a error today:

Code:
[2009/07/05 20:02:57-282-x2]: InfoPanel-09.02.20\Plugins\GroupInfo.lua:28: attempt to index upvalue 'color' (a nil value)
InfoPanel-09.02.20\Plugins\GroupInfo.lua:64: in function <Interface\AddOns\InfoPanel\Plugins\GroupInfo.lua:8>

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align right problem

When I set a second plugin to align=right it does not put it next to the first plugin but in the same location. So one is ontop of the other. Anyone else have this issue? I know the author is not supporting this but was hoping someone would have an answer.
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I have modified all the plugins that I currently use to be LDB aware.
I have modified:
Clock
Durability
Melee Stats
Caster Stats
Friends (Displays your friends who are online)
Guild (Displays people who are currently online, location, notes, guild motd etc)
Location
Mail (Simple new mail notification, audible and visible notification).
Money
Mount (Lists all epic mounts and epic flyers, if neither exist it will list all ground mounts and normal flyers, does not currently detect spell based mounts (druids). It also has a binding you can set to launch a random mount depending on the area you are in. It will launch a flyer if you are in an area that allows flying etc.)

Performance
XP

Included is a dependent shared library as well. This contains all the functions Az created (and a couple I have written) to do misc stuff and both the LDB and QTip (tooltip) libraries.

Some of the plugins will look a little different or maybe work a bit different, I did change some to be specific to my needs in look and feel. All have icons specified (including the new ones I created).

In any case I am fixing issues as I find them but so far the transition seems to be fairly trouble free. I am currently using them all with Chocolate Bar, which allows you to move them around and place them on a bar etc. It takes care of a lot of the original issues that Az didn't have time to fix and I didn't care too haha.

If you want to try them out you can download them from:

http://www.moirai.net/public/wow/mnkInfoPanelLDBs.zip

Thanks a bunch Az, awesome base code for all these plugins.
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Question Can you upload the files to WOWInterface?

I will then check it out and let you know how it goes. Thanks
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I've discovered a small memory usage issue, I am in the process of updating each one. I'll post a new version when I have them all updated.
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Oh Rossman I cannot upload them to WoWInterface at this time. That really wouldn't be fair to Az as he wrote all the base code for his plugins. If I get word back from him that it's okay that I branch off a version of my own I'll upload them to my own area. I cannot put them into the optional files because the total size is around 100k and they only allow a max size of 64k, which is why I opted for my own domain to use to host them for now.
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I have uploaded a new version. This version only has the mouse enabled where necessary (where there are clicking cells (Friends, Guild and Mount). This way the tooltips are properly released (freeing up the memory instead of just continuing to build).
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I've taken a summer hiatus from WoW, although I do not know when and if I even do come back. I'll try and answer some of the latest questions.

Some time ago I posted that this project would be discontinued, and I might convert them into databrokers. After further considerations, I've decided that InfoPanel in its current state suits my needs, and that I don't really gain anything personally from converting them to databrokers, so that probably wont happen.

rossman
The addon in its current state only supports one right aligned plugin.

runamonk
Feel free to release your LBD plugins, but please mark the code written by me using a code comment, a note in a readme file or something similar.
Here is a little optimisation that I made in an unreleased version of this addon. You can replace all the events used in the durability plugin with just UPDATE_INVENTORY_DURABILITY.
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Originally posted by Aezay
runamonk
Feel free to release your LBD plugins, but please mark the code written by me using a code comment, a note in a readme file or something similar.
Here is a little optimisation that I made in an unreleased version of this addon. You can replace all the events used in the durability plugin with just UPDATE_INVENTORY_DURABILITY. [/b]
Thanks on both counts Aez, I made the update, I hadn't noticed all the events in there before lol. Good stuff.
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some options to make the bar smaller and to order the plugins left/right etc would be nice, like on fubar.
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Aezay's back, woot!

And Infopanel isn't dead, goodbye libdatabroker!
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Guild & friends plug-ins

Could you add a guild & friends plug-ins to this?
And can you fix the frames overlapping InfoPanel issue with the blizzard UI?
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