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Chinchilla Minimap  Popular! (More than 5000 hits)

Version: 2.8
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
Click here to submit a bug report or request a new feature.
Click here to help with translating Chinchilla Minimap into your own language.

tag v2.8
b9c3763ef767330c5468780f6144d6073831a4fd
Ethan Centaurai <[email protected]>
2016-07-31 23:47:31 +0100

Tagging as v2.8.

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Ethan Centaurai:
- Expander: Trimmed some unused code.
- Expander: Disable mousewheel when toggled on.
- Expander: Added strata options.
- Expander: Fixed resizing issues, hopefully for good this time.
- Expander: Tweaked config layout slightly.
- Expander: Fixed opacity settings.
- Expander: Force Minimap zoom when toggling to prevent texture weirdness.
- Expander: When toggled off, the minimap now obeys the Appearance module size settings.
- Expander: Small cleanup.
- Expander: When toggled off, the minimap no longer defaults to the top-right corner.
- TrackingDots: Module temporarily disabled forever while I work on the custom blip maps.
- Bump Interface number to 70000.
- Coordinates: Parent the frame to MinimapBackdrop.
- Compass: Parent the frame to MinimapBackdrop.
- Expander: Fixed errors caused by Patch 7.0.3.
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Unread 10-13-11, 10:01 AM  
Ethan Centaurai
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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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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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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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Gives back this error upon login for 4.3

Code:
Message: Interface\AddOns\Chinchilla\Chinchilla.lua:207: attempt to index global 'LFDSearchStatus' (a nil value)
Time: 11/29/11 12:12:13
Count: 1
Stack: Interface\AddOns\Chinchilla\Chinchilla.lua:207: in function <Interface\AddOns\Chinchilla\Chinchilla.lua:194>
(tail call): ?
[C]: ?
[string "safecall Dispatcher[1]"]:9: in function <[string "safecall Dispatcher[1]"]:5>
(tail call): ?
...ace\AddOns\Masque\Libs\AceAddon-3.0\AceAddon-3.0.lua:543: in function `EnableAddon'
...ace\AddOns\Masque\Libs\AceAddon-3.0\AceAddon-3.0.lua:636: in function <...ace\AddOns\Masque\Libs\AceAddon-3.0\AceAddon-3.0.lua:621>
[C]: in function `LoadAddOn'
Interface\FrameXML\UIParent.lua:274: in function `UIParentLoadAddOn'
Interface\FrameXML\UIParent.lua:297: in function `CombatLog_LoadUI'
Interface\FrameXML\UIParent.lua:616: in function <Interface\FrameXML\UIParent.lua:582>

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Originally Posted by aceman67
Gives back this error upon login for 4.3
Thank you. I'll fix this in the next release.
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Originally Posted by Ethan Centaurai
Originally Posted by aceman67
Gives back this error upon login for 4.3
Thank you. I'll fix this in the next release.
Thank you very much for still being here.
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Originally Posted by Ethan Centaurai
Originally Posted by aceman67
Gives back this error upon login for 4.3
Thank you. I'll fix this in the next release.
Thank you so much, I love this addon to pieces and it's really great that you are still here taking care of it.
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I should point out that other then that error being reported, the addon works as intended...
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Version 2.5 has been submitted to Those Who Must Be Obeyed and should be available to download soon.
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Mod Incompatibility Error?

Apparently, I have two mods not playing nice with each other. MinimapTarget and Chincilla. I'm posting this on both. Anyone have any ideas on how to fix it? Thanks in advance.

Date: 2011-12-18 23:49:57
ID: 1
Error occured in: Global
Count: 2
Message: Something's overwriting the BlipTexture.
Debug:
DisableMinimapTarget\core.lua:7: SetBlipTexture()
Chinchilla\Modules\TrackingDots.lua:80: SetBlipTexture()
Chinchilla\Modules\TrackingDots.lua:50:
Chinchilla\Modules\TrackingDots.lua:49
(tail call): ?
[C]: ?
[string "safecall Dispatcher[1]"]:9:
[string "safecall Dispatcher[1]"]:5
(tail call): ?
...s\AckisRecipeList\libs\AceAddon-3.0\AceAddon-3.0.lua:543: EnableAddon()
...s\AckisRecipeList\libs\AceAddon-3.0\AceAddon-3.0.lua:556: EnableAddon()
...s\AckisRecipeList\libs\AceAddon-3.0\AceAddon-3.0.lua:636:
...s\AckisRecipeList\libs\AceAddon-3.0\AceAddon-3.0.lua:621
[C]: LoadAddOn()
..\FrameXML\UIParent.lua:274: UIParentLoadAddOn()
..\FrameXML\UIParent.lua:297: CombatLog_LoadUI()
..\FrameXML\UIParent.lua:616:
..\FrameXML\UIParent.lua:582
AddOns:
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MinimapTarget, vv1.6.3
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Re: Mod Incompatibility Error?

Originally Posted by Iwa Washi
Apparently, I have two mods not playing nice with each other. MinimapTarget and Chincilla. I'm posting this on both. Anyone have any ideas on how to fix it? Thanks in advance.
DisableMinimapTarget has become obsolete as of Patch 4.3. Blizzard added options to the tracking menu that will disable target and focus blips on the Minimap.

Uninstall DisableMinimapTarget and the errors will go away.
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Tracking Dots

Hi! Love Chinchilla, but have been trying to add the "Charmed" set of icon blips into the addon since Blipstick is no longer working for me. I successfully did this, however the icons seem to have a round, white border around them despite what I do in Photoshop. I'm not sure if I'm not saving it correctly (as a .tga, 32 bits/pixel) or what. :\ I have tried 24 bits and 16 bits, which did not seem to correct the issue. I followed the format of the other blip images under the folders "Art" and "TrackingDots" (because I noticed they are different). Also, I edited both of the trackingdots.lua files in the folders "Modules" and "TrackingDots" to add the correct/corresponding image paths in.

Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks.
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Re: Tracking Dots

Originally Posted by stormglow
Hi! Love Chinchilla, but have been trying to add the "Charmed" set of icon blips into the addon since Blipstick is no longer working for me. I successfully did this, however the icons seem to have a round, white border around them despite what I do in Photoshop. I'm not sure if I'm not saving it correctly (as a .tga, 32 bits/pixel) or what. :\ I have tried 24 bits and 16 bits, which did not seem to correct the issue. I followed the format of the other blip images under the folders "Art" and "TrackingDots" (because I noticed they are different). Also, I edited both of the trackingdots.lua files in the folders "Modules" and "TrackingDots" to add the correct/corresponding image paths in.

Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks.
All of the blip textures suffer from this and I think it's largely due to them being in .tga format in the first place. Blizzard's default blips are in .blp format and don't have the white border around them.
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Ahh.. poop. I don't see it (the funky border) on any of the other blips within Chinchilla, and they're .tga. I guess I'm out of luck for now, as I have no idea how to fix it. Thanks for the response!
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Folder is named wrong, and when I rename it, to reflect .toc, it throws this error:
Date: 2012-03-08 06:29:20
ID: 1
Error occured in: Global
Count: 1
Message: ..\AddOns\Chinchilla\Modules\Appearance.lua line 2:
Usage: EmbedLibrary(addon, libname, silent, offset): 'libname' - Cannot find a library instance of "AceTimer-3.0".
Debug:
[C]: ?
[C]: ?
...ace\AddOns\Masque\Libs\AceAddon-3.0\AceAddon-3.0.lua:210: EmbedLibrary()
...ace\AddOns\Masque\Libs\AceAddon-3.0\AceAddon-3.0.lua:192: EmbedLibraries()
...ace\AddOns\Masque\Libs\AceAddon-3.0\AceAddon-3.0.lua:271: NewModule()
Chinchilla\Modules\Appearance.lua:2: in main chunk
AddOns:
Swatter, v3.2.4 (<%codename%>)
AfterFonts, v
Bagnon, v4.3.0
BagnonFacade, v4
BagnonForever, v
BagnonTooltips, v
Bartender4, v4.4.20.1
Butsu, v2.1.0
ButtonFacade, v4.3.378
ButtonFacadepHish, v2
ChatSounds, v
Chinchilla, [email protected]@
Masque, v4.3.378
BlizRuntimeLib_enUS v4.3.3.40300 <us>
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