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Altoholic  Updated this week!  Popular! (More than 5000 hits)

Version: 7.0.003
by: Thaoky [More]

Hi, my name is Thaoky, and I'm an Altoholic

Altoholic is an Ace 3 addon written for people who dedicate most of their time to leveling alts, and who want to have as much information as possible in one addon. The main feature of the addon is the search functionality which allows users to search their alts' bags or loot tables in an Auction-House-like frame (see screenshots). All this with multiple-realms/accounts support.

Paypal donations accepted at : [email protected]



About the addon & the author

I've been playing WoW since the European release, and I used to rely on addons like character viewer to check my alts' inventory, but since it was more or less abandoned and not always stable for me, I decided to write an addon myself and to improve the search feature as much as I could. I hope you'll enjoy it as much as I do

The addon has been in development since December 2007 and was officially released in late March 2008. It's still not final, and although it has considerably evolved since the initial release, there are still a lot of things I haven't had time to implement yet.
Please note that this is my first addon, and that English is not my native language.

Features:

- Languages supported: enUS, frFR, deDE, esES, ruRU, zhCN & zhTW.

- Account-wide data summary:

  • Characters' talents: Full talent trees & glyphs are supported for both specializations.
  • Money, /played, rest xp for each character, subtotals by realm, and grandtotals for the account.
  • Bag usage: see at a glance which characters should get bigger bags (bag size, free slots and types included)
  • Characters' skills: skill summary on one screen, namely the 2 main professions + the 3 secondary skills as well as riding. I may add more if there's demand. Profession cooldowns included.
  • Reputations: a list of all the reputations of the current realm's characters. You can see at a glance if all your alts are at least honored with Honor Hold if you want to get the new 2.4 blue PVP set. Suggestions on how to gring reputations will be available soon.

- View containers (bags, bank, keyring) of all alts, on all realms.

- Guild banks : You have 10 alts in 10 different guilds on the same server, all of them with access to a guild bank ? Not a problem, you can see them all here.

- E-mail: allows you to see which alts have mail without having to reconnect them. The addon will tell you when mail is about to expire on a character. Threshold configurable (up to 15 days). Multiple realm support as well. Mails sent to a known alt (one you've logged on at least once) will be visible in the addon without having to reconnect it.

- Equipment: See the equipment of the current realm's alts in one screen. Very useful when purchasing stuff for your alts at the AH. Multiple realms supported. Right-clicking any equipment piece will allow you to find an upgrade, this feature is similar to the official wow armory feature, and is quite performant, even though it doesn't match the accuracy of the official one.

- Search: the most important feature of the addon, it uses an AH-like frame to display search results. You can either search bags on the current realm, on all realms, or a loot table.
The loot table is a table based on AtlasLoot, but which contains only item id's, and therefore keeps memory usage minimal.

The Search menu allows you to find items based on their name (even partial), level, type or rarity, almost like at the AH. It is also possible to search known recipes.

- Quest Log: See the quest logs of all your alts, as well as an indication of which alts are on a specific quest. Clicking on a quest link in the chat log will tell you which alts are on that quest.

- Suggestions: Currently, only profession leveling suggestions are available when mousing over your current level in a specific profession. Suggestions are based on the leveling guides posted on the official US forums (credit goes to their respective authors). The addon also suggests you where to quest/grind xp depending on your character level.

Suggestions were also added for the most recent factions. More to come later.

- Auction house: You can see which auctions/bids you've placed with an alt without being logged in or being at the AH.

- Professions: You can browse all known recipes in a thotbot like frame (see screenshot).

- Mounts & Pets of all your alts.

- Achievements are tracked for all you alts (see screenshot).

- Guild Members: a list of your connected guildmates, along with their alts (if they're using Altoholic too), and their average item level. Clicking their AiL will also allow you to "remotely" inspect their equipment.

- Guild Skills: a list of altoholic users in your guild, along with their alts and direct profession links. All professions are available in one click.

- Guild Bank tabs: a list of altoholic users and the time at which they last visited the guild bank. If you haven't visited the guild bank for a few days, you can remotely update your local data without going to a capital city.

FAQ

The FAQ has been moved here : http://www.wowinterface.com/portal.php?id=372&a=faq


Credits

- I'd like to thank my guild, Odysseüs on EU-Marécages de Zangar, for assisting me since the earliest phases, thanks guys for everything you've done
- Thanks to the wowace community, you've been very helpful and this addon would not be there without the technical answers you gave me (especially Xinhuan, author of BankItems)
- Thanks to all the guys who are behind AtlasLoot, keeping the loot table up-to-date is a tremendous work, and the search functionality of Altoholic would not be what it is without your hard work.
- Thanks to Ayindi (wowace) & sLiz3r (curse) for the German translation.
- Thanks to NightOwl (wowace) for the zhTW translation.
- Thanks to Wang (wowace) for the zhCN translation.
- Thanks to Hellbot for the ruRU translation.
- Thanks to Laumac for the frFR translation.
- Thanks to IrregularByte for the esES translation.
- Brykrys for the LinkWrangler support.

Join the #altoholic IRC channel on Freenode : irc://irc.freenode.net:6667/

IMPORTANT NOTE: As with every new expansion, many things have changed in the API, and it is REQUIRED to clear your Saved Variables for the addon.
This means cleaning the following files in \WTF\Account\<your_account>\SavedVariables : Altoholic.lua & All DataStore*.lua

There WILL be bugs if you use your old files without cleaning them first.
Some fixes to work around API changes are too time consuming, so cleaning is required. A meager price to pay once per expansion.

7.0.003 (27/07/2016)

- Profession level cap raised to 800.
- Fixed the counts not being shown in the item tooltip when mousing over a craft reagent in the tradeskill UI.
- Fixed a Lua error when clicking on a recipe link in the chat log.
- Fixed a Lua error when checking the guild bank tab.
- DataStore_Talents: Rewrote scanning of talent information, UI will come back in a future release.

7.0.002 (20/07/2016)

- DataStore_Garrisons: Fixed a few Lua errors.
- DataStore_Mails: Fixed the invalid attachment counts in the tooltip (note: you will have to visit the mailboxes that have a wrong count to correct it, it's not a display error, it's a database error)

7.0.001 (19/07/2016)

- REMINDER : CLEANING YOUR SAVED VARIABLES IS MANDATORY FOR 7.0 (YES I'M SHOUTING ! :D)
- Various fixes to support 7.0 API changes.
- Glyph UI has been removed.
- Tabard UI has been removed.

Note : I've been extremely busy with big projects & responsibilities at work in the past months (year ? .. almost!), but 21/07 is national day in Belgium so it's a long weekend over here, I'll have time to follow-up on 7.0 and release extra changes.
I expect the rest of the year to keep quite busy given our current planning, hopefully 2017 should be quieter (and I'll have a long holiday in December, yay !).

Older patch notes : see changelog.txt
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Unread 02-18-09, 02:12 PM  
Mambaru
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Love the update, and really glad that you still work on this.
Only one little error with the update (inc your recent hotfix)

[2009/02/18 20:06:20-391-x1]: Altoholic-3.0.007\Frames\Containers.lua:176: attempt to index field '?' (a nil value)
Altoholic-3.0.007\Frames\TabCharacters.lua:345: in function `ShowCharInfo'
Altoholic-3.0.007\Frames\TabCharacters.lua:327: in function `ViewCharInfo'
<string>:"*:OnShow":7: in function <[string "*:OnShow"]:1>
<in C code>: in function `Show'
Altoholic-3.0.007\Altoholic.lua:410: in function `Tab_OnClick'
<string>:"*:OnClick":1: in function <[string "*:OnClick"]:1>

Other than that I only have one minor error, but it's cosmetic. The icons on the Character page sometimes dont show, but they return after moving through the other tabs.
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OH YEAH !

It's OK
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Originally posted by Thaoky
Crap, working on it .. thanks for reporting!

edit: I've re-uploaded the file, wait a few minutes, and you should have a working version. Sorry about this.
Thank you for such a swift fix!

- Pseudopath.
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Crap, working on it .. thanks for reporting!

edit: I've re-uploaded the file, wait a few minutes, and you should have a working version. Sorry about this.
Last edited by Thaoky : 02-18-09 at 01:33 PM.
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Hello, French here

So, some errors with the last version :

Erreur : bad argument #1 to 'mod' (number expected, got nil)
AddOn: Altoholic
Fichier : Containers.lua
Ligne : 63
Nombre : 1
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Erreur : attempt to index field '?' (a nil value)
AddOn: Altoholic
Fichier : AccountSummary.lua
Ligne : 66
Nombre : 1
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Erreur : attempt to index field '?' (a nil value)
AddOn: Altoholic
Fichier : TabSearch.lua
Ligne : 264
Nombre : 1
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Erreur : attempt to index field '?' (a nil value)
AddOn: Altoholic
Fichier : Achievements.lua
Ligne : 131
Nombre : 3
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Erreur : attempt to index field '?' (a nil value)
Fichier : Interface\AddOns\Altoholic\Altoholic.lua
Ligne : 1275
Nombre : 4



For exemple, on the character's tab, I don't see anything
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Regarding the 3.0.007 version I get this error right after login (old dir was deleted while wow was closed as well as the altoholic.lua config file):

...\Altoholic\Frames\Containers.lua:63: bad argument #1 to 'mod' (number expected, got nil)

and when I try to click the minimap button Altoholic opens and I get this one:

...\Altoholic\Frames\AccountSummary.lua:66: attempt to index field '?' (a nil value)

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There could be an addon conflict, too.
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Originally posted by kolaf
Hi Thaoky,

THis might have already been posted, but occasionally when I load ALtoholic everything comes up blank. I am able to Link professions from there, so the data is getting loaded. I deleted my savedvariables.lua and reinstalled the program but am still getting the issue. Any suggestions?

love the program!
That's a problem that I've encountered on very very rare occasions, and since I've never been able to reproduce it, so I don't know what's causing it.
If by any chance it happens more often for you than it does for me, you can try to find out what causes it (if there's any logic behind it that is) and let me know.

Typing /console reloadui should normally fix the problem, and you should not delete your SV file, as it's not related to the DB. My assumption is that ingame events are not always triggered in the same order on every machine, and that machine performance may impact this order. It's just a guess though.
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Hi Thaoky,

THis might have already been posted, but occasionally when I load ALtoholic everything comes up blank. I am able to Link professions from there, so the data is getting loaded. I deleted my savedvariables.lua and reinstalled the program but am still getting the issue. Any suggestions?

love the program!
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Thaoky
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Originally posted by AnrDaemon
Just curious... if there's some kind of API exists (or planned) to retrieve stored information?
Programs, such as RecipeRadar. could benefit from this.

Also, to the loot tables. HAve you considered using LibPeriodicTable as alternative to reparse AtlasLoot tables for your own?
I don't have an extensive knowledge of all existing libraries, but all I know is that everytime I look for something specific, it's not in any of the libs I search. I recently looked into LibPeriodicTable to get rid of the recipe problem (reported as "could be learned by" when it's already known), but the info is not in there.

The actual problem, and I understand it, is that such libs require a lot of efforts, just look at what the atlas loot team has to put in to make it as valuable as it is.

Regarding the loot table, I reworked it manually because the table layout I'm using is more efficient for searches. It's also much easier to code a search using my table layout than that of AtlasLoot, and theirs also contain much more info than mine (like localized item names, item prices, etc..), which goes beyond the scope of Altoholic.

That said, if the whole thing turned into an efficient library, I would be happy to use it

There are a few things I'd like to finalize, but I think I'll try to get in touch with Daviesh & his team soon, to see if something could be done about this.
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Just curious... if there's some kind of API exists (or planned) to retrieve stored information?
Programs, such as RecipeRadar. could benefit from this.

Also, to the loot tables. HAve you considered using LibPeriodicTable as alternative to reparse AtlasLoot tables for your own?
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Thaoky
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Originally posted by Atarius
I've said it in the past, and this newest flavor of Altoholic makes it even more true: <3 this addon. Keep up the good work. Now if only other people in my guild used it too, I could make use of the nifty new guild features.
I agree

Almost all my guild uses it, and I really love the guild skills part. I intend to add support for offline members + the ability to search into the professions of your guildmates as if you were searching your own, it will be even better
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I've said it in the past, and this newest flavor of Altoholic makes it even more true: <3 this addon. Keep up the good work. Now if only other people in my guild used it too, I could make use of the nifty new guild features.
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Perfect timing. I am currently working on this tab, and I already reworked the containers part. It's now a single entry in the dropdown menu. Don't forget that many of these sections are reachable by a simple click in the main panes, and that there's a right-click menu too.

I do like the suggestion though, and I may gather some of the options as you suggested.

Going to buttons instead of a DDM is an interesting idea, I'll make a few tests and see what's the best option. Thanks
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Just came up with idea... dunno if it easily achievable, but here some mind food:
What if you implement character selection as column of character faces on the left side of Altoholic frame? You need place for nine buttons per realm, with 10'th button going to top-left as selected character face.
Then leave realm selector as is and buttonize category selector.
[Containers] [Conts All-in-1] [Equipment]
[Auctions] [Bids] [Mail]
[Companions] [Mounts]
[Reputation] [Achievements]
[Cooking] [1st Aid]
[Prof 1] [Prof 2]

Less clicks... faster browsing.
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