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5.4
Altoholic  Popular! (More than 5000 hits)
Version: 5.4.009
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 : thaoky.altoholic@yahoo.com



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: If you're upgrading from 4.x :

- Make sure you delete the addon's databases in SavedVariables. ie: Altoholic.lua and all DataStore*.lua.
- Make sure to delete the old addon directories (Altoholic & all DataStore modules) as many files have changed/moved. A patch like this one is always a good opportunity for a fresh install.

5.4.009 (08/08/2014)

- Uncommented the code that actually deletes linked realms.. silly me !
- DataStore_Crafts: reworked the processing of events that actually trigger profession scanning.
Note: The current implementation is based (not 100%) on how professions are scanned in Ackis Recipe List (thanks Ackis :D).
So far the tests I have made show a serious improvement, but the way events are triggered may not be 100% consistent, especially with regards to the TRADE_SKILL_UPDATE event.
The addon should no longer miss scans (please report if you notice problems).
- DataStore_Mails: fixed some problems related to merged realms, it should now work without problems anymore.
- DataStore_Mails: fixed issues where mail attachments (sent or returned) could be saved twice in the recipient's mailbox.

Changes by ckaotik (Huge thanks !)
- DataStore : Read addon version from .toc
- DataStore : Current character/guild key can now be used by character/guild based methods
- DataStore : added a few methods to support overriding methods
- Many minor fixes in DataStore_Achievements, Agenda, Containers, Crafts, Inventory, Mails, Talents
- DataStore_Quests : fixed tracking of completed quests

5.4.008 (27/07/2014)

- Fixed MoP factions showing up as numbers.
- Suggested leveling zones are back in the account summary.
- Added an option to reset links between merged realms (some realms were marked as linked though they were not)
=> DataStore dropdown in the Account Summary
- Added an option to completely reset the DataStore databases, without having to manually delete the files in the SavedVariables folder
=> DataStore dropdown in the Account Summary

- Added an option to remember the faction filter across sessions. (Grids -> Reputations)
- Added an option to remember the currency filter across sessions. (Grids -> Currencies)
- Added an option to remember the companion filter across sessions. (Grids -> Companions)
- Added an option to remember the mount filter across sessions. (Grids -> Mounts)
- Added an option to remember the tradeskills filter across sessions. (Grids -> Tradeskills)
- Added an option to remember the archaeology filter across sessions. (Grids -> Archaeology)
- Item counts for guilds on merged realms should now be visible too (sorry can't test this myself).


5.4.007 (24/07/2014)

- Added missing faction "Emperor Shaohao".
- Altoholic: removed LibBabble-Faction
- DataStore_Reputations: removed LibBabble-Faction.
- Fixed lua error when using the search function.

5.4.006 (22/07/2014)

- Fixed double item counts in the tooltip.
- Improved the search functionality to be less restrictive.
- DataStore_Containers now triggers extra events for client addons.
- DataStore_Inventory now triggers extra events for client addons.
- DataStore_Auctions now triggers extra events for client addons.
- DataStore_Mails now triggers extra events for client addons.

5.4.005 (21/07/2014)

- Fixed bugs related to full names (name+realm) in the Guild tab.
- Added a pane in the account summary to show the PVE & PVP currencies.
- Added tooltip support for connected realms.
Note: DataStore needs to learn about connected realms, to do so, send 1 mail to an alt on a connected realm.
The connection is understood both ways (realm A to B, and B to A) with a single mail.
If you are connected to more than 1 realm, send 1 mail per link.
Ex: for 3 realms, send 1 mail from realm A to B, one from A to C, and one from B to C.
The mail can consist of just text, no attachment or gold required.
- Added an option to show/hide item count from connected realms.
- Added support for mails sent to/returned from alts on connected realms.
Note: Realm names are packed ("Marécage de Zangar" => "MarécagedeZangar") by Blizzard, this is supported.
If you notice something weird with your realm, please report it.
- Altoholic: removed LibBabble-Zone
- Updated the internal loot table and removed duplicate entries also found in LPT.
- DataStore_Inventory: removed LibBabble-Zone.
- DataStore_Reputations: removed LibBabble-Zone.
- Removed leveling suggestions from the character level tooltip in the account summary, as this information is now part of the game's world map.
- Updated the AiL tooltip, level 60 & 70 dungeons are now commented (tooltip was getting long), and level 90 was added. (Thanks Pseudopath on WoWinterface)
- Fixed issues related to scanning void storage (Thanks Lombra !)
- Several minor fixes (Thanks Lombra again !!)

5.4.004 (07/10/2013)

- Fixed showing the item source for crafts in the tooltip.
- Fixed LibCraftInfo.

5.4.003 (06/10/2013)

- Created and added support for 3 new libraries : LibCraftInfo, LibCraftLevels, LibCraftReagents.
These libraries intend to replace the lost functionality caused by tables reset to zero in LibPeriodicTable.
I now have my own dataminer, so these tables should be easier to maintain when a patch hits.
I also cleaned up some hard coded tables to now use the libraries instead.
Overall, the addon now consumes a little bit more memory, but the data sources are way more complete than before.

- Replaced the internal list of recipes by LibCraftInfo.
- Fixed the Characters -> Profession pane no longer showing reagents due to LPT changes.
- Fixed the Grids -> Tradeskills pane no longer correct due to LPT changes.

5.4.002 (17/09/2013)

- Fixed profession levels reported as 0.

5.4.001 (11/09/2013)

- Added new 5.4 achievements.
- Removed a call to GetArenaTeam in DataStore_Stats.

5.3.003 (01/08/2013)

- Added missing reputations (Thanks Daovan !)
- The source of an item is no longer read/displayed in the tooltip if combat lockdown is active.
- Fixed a risk of profile reset when DataStore_Agenda is disabled.
- Updated glyphs (Thanks Zartsoft)
- Implemented RGriedel's fix for profession cooldown, hopefully they should be correct for both US & EU now (Thanks RGriedel!)
- Fixed a tainting issue in DataStore_Talents. (Thanks Warloxx!)

5.3.002 (29/05/2013)

- Fixed skill levels reported as 0.

Note: The problems does not fix itself with this new version. To fully fix it, you need to populate the database with new profession links.
To do this, log all your alts one by one, open their tradeskills, and ONLY THEN, open the skills pane in Altoholic to see that this character's
skill levels are ok. If not, it is merely a refresh issue.

As I said, the problem comes from the format of the profession links which has been changed by Blizzard, reload the whole thing, and you will be fine.


5.3.001 (28/05/2013)

- Fixed recipe colors at the Auction House (Thanks Elandril !).
- Fixed a lua error when DataStore_Agenda is disabled.
- Fixed profession cooldowns warnings, they are now hardcoded at 3 am (the game sometimes still returns midnight).
- Added a total AiL per realm in the account summary.

5.2.001 (12/03/2013)

- Added new pane in the 'Grids' tab to track dailies across all alts. Dailies are stored in DataStore_Quests and reset at 3am.
- Added 5.2 achievements.
- Added 5.2 pets.
- Fixed a bug while scanning reputations (Thanks Sylvannis !).
- Fixed a Lua error in the tabards pane.
- Added a safeguard to prevent tooltip errors when mousing over a recipe, this seems to be caused by other tooltip addons/libs.
- Added the Mantid archaeology race.
- Fixed scanning quest history.


Note: I have tried to look into an issue where profession cooldowns are announced at the wrong time, mostly for people playing on US realms.
Unfortunately, I could not make any solid tests (UK realms return me the same realm time as other EU realms .. weird).
If anyone can provide me with more info, I would gladly help.

Places to check in the code:
Altoholic\Events.lua: as of line 427
DataStore_Agenda\DataStore_Agenda.lua: look at how I set the variable clientServerTimeGap, see if results are consistent.

5.1.002 (24/02/2013)

- Updated both Achievements & Grids tab to show 11 characters per realm.
- Support for tabards is back.

5.1.001 (29/11/2012)

- Fixed 5.0.003 archive, DataStore_Achievements was missing.
- Fixed .Toc files not updated for 5.1 in previous release.

5.0.003 (28/11/2012)

- Re-fixed searching for heirlooms (Thanks JCinDE !).
- Scanning tabards is temporarily disabled, as it triggers an error I cannot fix right now.

5.0.002 (06/10/2012)

- Integrated the Void Storage to the container's UI (Characters -> Containers).
- Added Mists of Pandaria factions (Grids -> Reputations).
- Added Mists of Pandaria archaeology artefacts (Grids -> Archaeology).
- Added Mists of Pandaria crafts for each professions (Grids -> Tradeskills).
- Fixed a few Lua errors related to Battle Pets. They are temporarily NOT scanned at the Auction House.

Some features related to Battle Pets are now fully working, this is on my (neverending) to-do-list.


5.0.001d (13/09/2012)

- Fixed tooltips sometime being incorrect in Grids -> reputations & currencies.
- Fixed potential tainting issues due to the usage of the underscore in the code.
- Cleared a few source files that were no longer used.
- Fixed scanning of partially completed achievements.
- Fixed Lua errors that appeared in 5.0.5 due to a wrong spell ID for fishing.

Note about achievements:

Achievements partially completed on one alt. They will now appear a bit differently in the UI (especially when part of a series).
This is due to the values the game is returning.
Sometimes, the results may seem weird, BUT THERE IS NOTHING I CAN DO TO FIX THAT !

It also makes no sense for me that some achievements in a series are character based, while some others are account based.
Ex: 100 HK is character based, but 25000 HK is account based ?
If you too think there is a problem here, then complain about it to Blizzard, as I will not write code to work around those inconsistencies.


5.0.001c (03/09/2012)

- Fixed tooltip showing "No data" for herbalism in the Skills pane.. for good this time !
- Fixed a Lua error when scanning glyphs.. for good this time too ! (Thanks Sylvannis)
- Fixed a Lua error when clicking on glyphs, blaming DataStore_Crafts and/or DataStore_Achievements.

- Note: About pets & mounts. I know that they are now account wide, but I will leave things as they are for a little while, that is at least until the expansion launches.
I want to see how things actually turn out to see what has value or not, or what could be modified to remain useful.

5.0.001b (02/09/2012)

- Fixed a Lua error when trying to scan glyphs on a low level character.
- Fixed a Lua error when scanning Inscription.
- Fixed invalid profession spell id's for Fishing & Herbalism.
- Fixed version number in .TOC
- Fixed a Lua error when mousing over a specific cell in the guild members pane.

5.0.001 (02/09/2012)

- Added support for itIT. If you can help with the translations, please go here: http://wow.curseforge.com/addons/altoholic/localization/
- Updated Achievement lists, please advise if you notice errors (especially for horde players).
- Fixed many issues related to changes in MoP. Too much to list.
- Talent pane is temporarily disabled. It will be back soon.
- Changed all drop down definitions to prevent tainting (Thanks ckaotik !)
- Fixed a Lua error in Grids->Reputations when selecting guild reputation.
- Added missing Tol Barad achievement : Occu'thar (Thanks Daveo77)
- Fixed a few UI issues related to account sharing.
- Fixed searching item upgrades based on iLevel
- Moved the sumary tab into its own module, this is in preparation of future new features. If you encounter a problem due to this, please roll back to 4.3.003b. (Should be ok though)
- Fixed pets not sorted alphabetically in Grids->Pets.
- Added back the All-in-one view in Grids->Pets.


Older patch notes : see changelog.txt
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Unread 02-15-11, 06:54 AM  
Thaoky
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Ok, so the error message is definitely helping.

I can reproduce the error by disabling DataStore_Auctions from the addon list.

A failed assertion at that specific line tells me with absolute certainty that this is the problem. While the addon's modularity has increased over time, we are not yet at a point where Altoholic likes disabling DataStore modules.

This will keep evolving over time, but at this point, I strongly suggest keeping them active.

I will make the necessary modifications to avoid this error though.

To make things clearer, in the addon list:

Altoholic : MUST be enabled
Altoholic_* : can all be disabled, the related tab will simply be empty.

DataStore : MUST be enabled
DataStore_Characters : MUST be enabled

All other DataStore_* : can be disabled, but should be enabled because I haven't finalized all the necessary changes that support the modular approach. If you really want to disable a specific module, just test the addon's reaction, and reverse your change if things don't work.

Hope this helps


And with that said, I will release an update later today.
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Originally posted by Thaoky
Ok, I've been fixing quite a few things over the weekend, but I'd like to fix some more stuff before releasing the next version.

@Angsta (and anyone else having the same problem) : May I ask you to :

1) try reproducing the problem you're mentioning with only Altoholic & DataStore modules enabled. I want to be certain we are not dealing with an addon conflict here. Complete, the problems I outlined still exist.

If the problem still occurs, then I would like you to take a few screenshots of the problem and also to use the /framestack command to provide me with additional info. See below, I screenshotted while cursoring over each of the 10 things on the Characters tab, with Frame Stack displayed in the upper left corner.





Blizzard has definitely changed something in the way they manage frames, and it's a bit tough to find out what and how to fix it (the tooltips that kept not showing in .005 were a good example .. and all that happened since cata).

2) Also, I suspect that if nothing shows, there was most likely a Lua error at logon. Can you make sure to check that in the game's option panel -> help -> "display Lua errors" is well enabled. If not, check it, and login again to trigger the error, it will most definitely be useful if there is one.

Message: Interface\AddOns\DataStore\DataStore.lua:557: assertion failed!
Time: 02/15/11 04:33:19
Count: 1
Stack: [C]: in function `assert'
Interface\AddOns\DataStore\DataStore.lua:557: in function `GetModuleLastUpdateByKey'
...erface\AddOns\Altoholic_Characters\TabCharacters.lua:862: in function `initFunction'
Interface\FrameXML\UIDropDownMenu.lua:69: in function `UIDropDownMenu_Initialize'
...erface\AddOns\Altoholic_Characters\TabCharacters.lua:1200: in function `OnLoad'
[string "*:OnLoad"]:1: in function <[string "*:OnLoad"]:1>
[C]: in function `LoadAddOn'
Interface\AddOns\Altoholic\Core.lua:258: in function <Interface\AddOns\Altoholic\Core.lua:256>
Interface\AddOns\Altoholic\Core.lua:291: in function `OnClick'
[string "*:OnClick"]:1: in function <[string "*:OnClick"]:1>

Locals: (*temporary) = false


The above was what popped up when I clicked on the mini-map Altoholic icon and the Auctioneer-type Altoholic window popped up. So I just copy/pasted from there into here.



To further answer your original post:

- In the characters tab, the 8 icons on top should display a mouse over menu telling what they actually do, if you don't see that menu, then we have to find the cause, but I would never add an icon without at least a little hint of what it's there for.
- The Female Dwarf in Christmas garb, well, that's supposed to be an easter egg .. some icons change based on certain conditions
- [EDIT] The calendar issue has just been fixed on my side.

Let's hope we can make progress on this.


@AnrDaemon: I'm working on the herbalism thing, I'm close to a solution.
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Originally posted by AnrDaemon
Yet again. Step by step.
1. Close WoW client.
2. Delete %WoW%/Interface/AddOns/Altoholic* and %WoW%/Interface/AddOns/DataStore*
3. Start WoW, go to character selection screen. Press Addons button.
4. Confirm that none of Altoholic or DataStore addons is listed.
5. Reinstall Altoholic.

No offense, but, thats exactly what I did, and I'm not going to do it exactly the same way, twice in a row. I must sound like a complete idiot.
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Originally posted by Angsta
Ok, I just went ahead and deleted everything to do with Altoholic and all folders having DataStore in their name, then reinstalled the entire Altoholic addon, and I'm still having the same problem as I mentioned in my post before.
Yet again. Step by step.
1. Close WoW client.
2. Delete %WoW%/Interface/AddOns/Altoholic* and %WoW%/Interface/AddOns/DataStore*
3. Start WoW, go to character selection screen. Press Addons button.
4. Confirm that none of Altoholic or DataStore addons is listed.
5. Reinstall Altoholic.
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Ok, I've been fixing quite a few things over the weekend, but I'd like to fix some more stuff before releasing the next version.

@Angsta (and anyone else having the same problem) : May I ask you to :

1) try reproducing the problem you're mentioning with only Altoholic & DataStore modules enabled. I want to be certain we are not dealing with an addon conflict here.

If the problem still occurs, then I would like you to take a few screenshots of the problem and also to use the /framestack command to provide me with additional info.

Blizzard has definitely changed something in the way they manage frames, and it's a bit tough to find out what and how to fix it (the tooltips that kept not showing in .005 were a good example .. and all that happened since cata).

2) Also, I suspect that if nothing shows, there was most likely a Lua error at logon. Can you make sure to check that in the game's option panel -> help -> "display Lua errors" is well enabled. If not, check it, and login again to trigger the error, it will most definitely be useful if there is one.


To further answer your original post:

- In the characters tab, the 8 icons on top should display a mouse over menu telling what they actually do, if you don't see that menu, then we have to find the cause, but I would never add an icon without at least a little hint of what it's there for.
- The Female Dwarf in Christmas garb, well, that's supposed to be an easter egg .. some icons change based on certain conditions
- [EDIT] The calendar issue has just been fixed on my side.

Let's hope we can make progress on this.


@AnrDaemon: I'm working on the herbalism thing, I'm close to a solution.
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Originally posted by AnrDaemon
Remove ALL folders with names start from "Altoholic" or "DataStore" from your addons folder.
Start WoW.
If you still see anything of Altoholic installed - you're meddling with wrong folder.
If not, then install Altoholic anew.

Ok, I just went ahead and deleted everything to do with Altoholic and all folders having DataStore in their name, then reinstalled the entire Altoholic addon, and I'm still having the same problem as I mentioned in my post before.
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Interesting issue hit me when I've unlearned Herbalism (was primary profession on my main).
Now, Altoholic showing that she have Tailoring (was her secondary) as both her primary and secondary profession.
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Originally posted by Angsta
I just downloaded the update, and it didn't fix the problems I listed in my post which, I don't even know what page it was on. I'm hoping it was in this thread, lol.



Edit: Found it, I'll just quote it here for ya.
Remove ALL folders with names start from "Altoholic" or "DataStore" from your addons folder.
Start WoW.
If you still see anything of Altoholic installed - you're meddling with wrong folder.
If not, then install Altoholic anew.
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Originally posted by Thaoky
Hey there,

I just uploaded the latest version. It contains a fix for the most urgent bugs, namely the frame layering issue and the error in the achievement tab (+ a few minor fixes).

I know there's some backlog, I'll be working on it over the weekend.

About the glyph issue, I just found out about it, too late for a fix in this push, but it's on my list for the next release.

Thao

I just downloaded the update, and it didn't fix the problems I listed in my post which, I don't even know what page it was on. I'm hoping it was in this thread, lol.



Edit: Found it, I'll just quote it here for ya.

I apologize in advance if this is already brought up, I don't even know how to describe what's happening for me, so please bear with me as I struggle to use a vocabulary that probably is all wrong.

When I open up my Altoholic (V.4.0.005 by Thaoky), and I select the Characters tab at the bottom, I notice several things. First, there appears to be a double tab for the Characters tab, like there's another tab hiding behind the entitled tab.

Second, once I select that tab, there are no longer any icons on the left side of the window, below the pulldown option for which server I wish to view. There is a 'highlighted' icon, but no icon itself. What I mean by that is, there are the little gold dots, moving in a continuous clockwise motion around a square icon location, but within those gold dots, there is no icon. The other spaces where icons are supposed to be, there aren't any.

Further, at the very top, there are 8 icons, from left to right (as they have no title tooltip window to indicate the icon or search feature name); Female Dwarf in Christmas garb, 6/8 slot bag icon, yellow exclamation point on a blue background, tree on a left to right slanted hill with stars, money icon, paper icon, book icon and the last one appears to be a hand holding a hammer in front of a...clock?

Please excuse my ignorance of this stuff, I'm a retired disabled combat vet and, even wearing my glasses, it's hard to see some of this stuff.

Currently, the only icons that create a tooltip window with options are the first four, the second four are not selectable or even have a tooltip window appear upon cursoring over them.


One other thing I've noticed is, every day I play WoW, I keep getting messages about Calendar scheduled events that have already passed, as if trying to tell me, 'You have this long before you have to go do this!' even though the event has already passed, most of them now weeks ago, at the minimum (pre-Cataclysm release).



I hope I was clear enough with the descriptions, I'm presuming (since you created and maintain this addon) that you know what I'm talking about. I just hope I can find my way back here to check on this thread, lol.




PS. By the way, I'm not getting any error messages on cursor-over or click, the icons just aren't working at all in either case.
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Originally posted by AnrDaemon
certain items don't get treated as themselves (Sorrowmoss would be one example), providing wrong tooltips regarding item amounts in posession. (The latter could be related to the changes in item links regarding reforging. It was last dealt in Enchantrix, you could take a peek at it's code for ideas.)
Ok, more info on the subject.
It seems that items, which was renamed in Cataclysm, confusing Altoholic.
Which, in turn, lead me to believe that whole inventory handling needs some attention. Item counts should not rely on item names at all, but solely on item links.

P.S.
Dragon's Teeth (ex. Wintersbite) affected as well as Sorrowmoss (ex. Plaguebloom) so far.
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Thaoky, you don't know how please I am that you're back! I couldn't survive without your mod so thank you from me and I'm sure hundreds, thousands of others!
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Hey there,

I just uploaded the latest version. It contains a fix for the most urgent bugs, namely the frame layering issue and the error in the achievement tab (+ a few minor fixes).

I know there's some backlog, I'll be working on it over the weekend.

About the glyph issue, I just found out about it, too late for a fix in this push, but it's on my list for the next release.

Thao
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Re: Not showing all the tool tips

Originally posted by Saintgabrial
When i go to the Characters tab then click on Equipment. All the equipment is there but when I mouse over them there is no tool tip.
I've mentioned that earlier. Type "/framestack" and look to the order of frames. You'll be surprized.

Also the achievement section don't work at all.
Has been addressed even before that my reply, just read before post.
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Not showing all the tool tips

When i go to the Characters tab then click on Equipment. All the equipment is there but when I mouse over them there is no tool tip. So you have no clue what they do. Also the achievement section don't work at all. Most everything else I use from Altoholic works.

V4.0.005

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