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Chinchilla Minimap  Popular! (More than 5000 hits)
Version: 2.6
by: ckknight, Ethan Centaurai
Chinchilla Minimap alters the Blizzard Minimap in a way to provide much nicer features and other niceties.

Appearance
Allows changing of blip size (useful since 3.1), border style, shape of the map (doesn't have to be circular, or even square, lots of options are available), size, etc.
Auto zoom
Zoom out the map automatically after 20 seconds (or so).
Compass
A more flexible north-east-south-west indicator.
Coordinates
Show your location coordinates
Expander
Make the minimap very big temporarily (good for gathering or finding a tough-to-spot enemy).
Location
Show the name of your location more flexibly.
Move buttons
Move the buttons around the minimap to wherever you want (even off the minimap entirely).
Ping
Show which team-mate pinged the minimap
Position
Position the minimap and frames around it.
Range circle
Show on the minimap where your range extends to
Show / Hide
Show or hide various frames related to the minimap
Tracking dots
Change the dots on the map to a different set of images. Very handy, especially if you suffer from colorblindness.
Wheel zoom
Mousewheel to zoom the minimap
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- Core: Increase the size of the config window.
- Appearance: Remove useless CVar check.
- Appearance: Add options to show/hide quest tracker Objectives header and collapse button.
- Appearance: Small re-arrange.
- Core: Bump Interface number for Patch 5.4.
- TrackingDots: Update blip maps to Patch 5.4 layout.
- Core: Revert all recent changes related to MoveAnything compatibility.
- Core: Add MoveAnything to optional dependency list to force it to load before Chinchilla does.
- MoveButtons: Forcibly disable the module if MoveAnything is installed.
- Position: Forcibly disable the module if MoveAnything is installed.
- Core: Hide module options instead of disabling them when the module is disabled.
- Position: Fixed nesting and removed trailing whitespace.
- Position: Disable boss frame movement pending code re-write.
- QuestTracker: Module deleted.
- Core: Force the height of the quest tracker to 700 pixels.
- Update Interface number for Patch 5.3.
- Core: Remove SetCVar hook.
- Core: Remove unnecessary CVar check.
- Appearance: Delay CVar check.
- Compass: Replace SetCVar hook with a CVAR_UPDATE event listener.
- Compass: Make Blizzard's compass ring invisible instead of hiding it.
- Appearance: Kill off more dead code.
- Appearance: Removed a huge amount of utterly useless code.
- Core: Properly unhook all hooks when Chinchilla is disabled.
- Core: Make the Rotate Minimap checkbox code more awesome.
- Core: Make the options window slightly smaller.
- Core: Rename a function.
- Core: Remove Chinchilla's options from the in-game interface options panel.
- ShowHide: Experimental new logic that turns buttons invisible instead of hiding them.
- Appearance: Prevent an error caused by out-of-date versions of LibDBIcon-1.0.
- Appearance: Fix a typo that was causing an error.
- Appearance: Register for the new LibDBIcon_IconCreated callback.
- ShowHide: Small re-arrange.
- QuestTracker: Now enabled by default.
- Appearance: Remove debug.
- Appearance: Button border alpha settings now work with buttons created by LibDBIcon-1.0.
- Appearance: Fix error message format strings.
- Appearance: Remove AceTimer-3.0.
- Appearance: Check for new buttons on ADDON_LOADED events instead of every second.
- Appearance: Set the default minimap strata to LOW.
This matches Blizzard's default minimap strata settings.
- Appearance: Simplify the strata options to low, medium and high.
- Appearance: Remove debug.
- Appearance: Fix button border alpha feature.
Why this was not throwing up errors is beyond me.
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Old 10-16-11, 04:45 PM  
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tube chat frame

Hi im trying to make rectangular version of the tube theme for chinchilla for use as chat border. But im failing if you could easily make one id be very grateful!.
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Old 10-14-11, 04:00 PM  
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Re: Re: Change location font

Originally posted by Ethan Centaurai
Originally Posted by Noxion
I love this addon, but I'd like to change the font for the location text and I have absolutely no clue how to do it, or if it's even possible.
It is currently not possible but I can easily add this feature in!
That'd be awesome!
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Old 10-13-11, 10:01 AM  
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Re: Change location font

Originally Posted by Noxion
I love this addon, but I'd like to change the font for the location text and I have absolutely no clue how to do it, or if it's even possible.
It is currently not possible but I can easily add this feature in!
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Old 10-13-11, 09:15 AM  
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Change location font

I love this addon, but I'd like to change the font for the location text and I have absolutely no clue how to do it, or if it's even possible.

Could you guys please help me?
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Old 08-22-11, 01:02 PM  
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I'm sorry to announce that I have actually quit WoW. My life is a complete mess right now and I no longer have the money nor the motivation to continue playing. In fact, I haven't played at all since June.

I am sorry guys.
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Old 05-04-11, 05:14 PM  
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this mod continues to work great for me - thanks for the time you take to make it
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Old 04-27-11, 05:04 PM  
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Is it possible to include a new icon for the blizzard Focus and Target icons? It seems like the default icons are a little obnoxious; I'm looking for a way to strip them down, yet keep them distinguishable from other markers.
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Old 03-06-11, 11:29 PM  
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Re: map location problem

Originally posted by ndean45
Hi all,
just downloaded tonight and I cant move the minimap without it popping back to its original local is there something im not doing right

using the latest version
my UI is LUI V3

thanks!
Hi, Are you by any chance using the Mod MoveAnything, I know that in the past when I've moved something using it, it would make windows stick when I tried to move them with another addon. If you are try typing /move and opening the control panel, then resetting the minimap.

Anyway it's just a guess and I hope this helps.
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Old 01-28-11, 10:41 PM  
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map location problem

Hi all,
just downloaded tonight and I cant move the minimap without it popping back to its original local is there something im not doing right

using the latest version
my UI is LUI V3

thanks!
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Old 01-14-11, 02:45 PM  
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Came to post about the same thing. I see the bug is already in the bug tracker and that the latest alpha in the wowace repository has options to fix it.

http://www.wowace.com/addons/chinchilla/files/

Originally posted by Cacheelma
The issue I have with Chinchilla is that it seems to have some issues with Blizzard's Quest Tracker. The addon keeps reducing the tracker down to just a few lines everytime you reloadui or log-in. I disabled the quest tracker management from the chinchilla option but that doesn't seem to fix it.

I can fix this by re-enalbe and then disable the quest tracker option in Chinchilla, but it happens again if you relog/reloadui/whatever. It's kinda annoying.
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Old 01-07-11, 03:39 PM  
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Hello, first of all, thank you for the great addon! i just have a quick question im unable to resolve myself. i use Tomtom for my waypoints and tracking etc. i cant seem to get rid of the default arrow on the minimap. is there an option im missing somewhere?
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Old 01-07-11, 12:56 PM  
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Hi

Just grabbed this addon yesterday, I really like it. One thing though, I noticed when I logged back in after downloading it, that my minimap buttons, which were all smashed together and overlapping each other. I use Minimap button frame, and I would like to be able to continue using that along w/ chinchilla, as I really like it. Is there a way to resolve the issue between the 2 addons? I have removed and re downloaded both and the issue is still there. I disabled chinchilla, and the issue is gone. So I am sure its chinchilla, conflicting somehow, w/ MBF.
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Old 12-10-10, 02:12 AM  
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The issue I have with Chinchilla is that it seems to have some issues with Blizzard's Quest Tracker. The addon keeps reducing the tracker down to just a few lines everytime you reloadui or log-in. I disabled the quest tracker management from the chinchilla option but that doesn't seem to fix it.

I can fix this by re-enalbe and then disable the quest tracker option in Chinchilla, but it happens again if you relog/reloadui/whatever. It's kinda annoying.
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Old 12-08-10, 12:08 PM  
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been having a weird issue with Chinchilla. The Blizzard questing arrow wont update its position unless you open the world map. Not sure why this is happening but thought I would pass it along.
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Old 10-21-10, 05:47 PM  
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Only just noticed this but since the patch some buttons still have borders even when the option is set to 0% opacity. Specifically this included the mail and lfg buttons.

EDIT: Did some more testing.

I went back through the newest releases to some 3.3.5 versions. None of them were able to hide the borders. Deleted my saved variables and again, no luck. I enabled more buttons and found the zooms, tracking and calendar buttons had visible borders. Only the BG/Arena button is affected, apparently.

If blizzard is preventing this or you're just removing the option from Chinchilla I'll have to accept it or try fixing it with a blank .blp file if I can remember how that works.
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