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

Version: 7.0.002
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.

7.0.002 (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 06-04-09, 04:59 PM  
AnrDaemon
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Look at this:
http://www.wowinterface.com/download...o.php?id=10316

Quite interesting addon, especially the function of link constructor. Which I would like to see incorporated into Altoholic ^_^
That'd be nice to be able to link only real craftables to your clients.
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Unread 06-04-09, 01:11 AM  
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Originally posted by AnrDaemon
No, not unexpected... just enjoyable
It's funny to look at 6 heartstones in a row
You're sure your chars have their home...
Haha, make that 10 for me ..
Can't wait to see account-wide achievements and titles that reward our level of Altoholism
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Originally posted by Thaoky
Just did, returned valid results (hearthstone, Earthsiege diamond, etc..). Did you get anything unexpected ?
No, not unexpected... just enjoyable
It's funny to look at 6 heartstones in a row
You're sure your chars have their home...
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Thaoky
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Originally posted by AnrDaemon
Hehehe... Do your search for "Earths" in altoholic.
Most likely you'll end with the same result as myself ^_^
Just did, returned valid results (hearthstone, Earthsiege diamond, etc..). Did you get anything unexpected ?
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Hehehe... Do your search for "Earths" in altoholic.
Most likely you'll end with the same result as myself ^_^
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Originally posted by AnrDaemon
An unrelated question... Can you point to the function/code part that forming tooltip additions for items?
I wanna try "something awful"
There are multiple entry points (all of which are in Altoholic.lua) depending on what you are doing.

When mousing over an item, I basically hook GameTooltip:OnTooltipSetItem() at line 1404, you can also check GameTooltip:Show() a few lines below.

If you're looking at chat links, it's roughly similar, it works with the hooks on ItemRefTooltip. The code is a bit cleaner in the next version, so ask me for specifics if something is unclear.
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An unrelated question... Can you point to the function/code part that forming tooltip additions for items?
I wanna try "something awful"
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Re: possible feature request

Originally posted by mmalficia
Firstly thanky very much for your hard work and i realy like the addon ..

im in a rather large multi guild "conglomerate " on a pvp server and ideally was looking into using Altoholic to share toon information between officers and trade skills among the ranks , but alas several of us also have "dont bug us" alts for when we need to do meetings or unwind ingame. witch brings me to account sharing and my question....

Is there any simple way to say, flag a toon to not be shared globally ?

stupid question probably but ide rather not have my hideaway toon broadcast to the troops but still would like to share my main toons .. hope that makes sense :>

dont stress it , its a wonderful addon was just wondering if this was already in there and im blind or if it would be relatively simple feature to add ...
Makes perfect sense. My development plan is still long and I sometimes feel is never gets shorter x) .. anyway, I have received many good suggestions regarding the account sharing feature, and I definitely intend to enhance it with that kind of possibilities. Can't give you a target date though.
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Re: Suggestion

Originally posted by pokerpoker
I have many alts and i love this addon ^^
Also I like "rested" system, makes me play less :P

My suggestion is, I think you can add a tooltip to rested percent info on characters, when mouse is over it, it could show something like that:

55%
Fully rested in 4 days 12 hours (18 days if not left in an inn)
on 29.05.09 4:00 pm
(or 05.29.09 it can be changed in options menu, also can change am-pm/24hrs)

Used holy guide to the WoW:
http://www.wowwiki.com/Rest

Thanks a lot for addon, even if you dont consider my suggestions
Good suggestion, there's something coming in the next release that will give me flexibility for such things. Thanks
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possible feature request

Firstly thanky very much for your hard work and i realy like the addon ..

im in a rather large multi guild "conglomerate " on a pvp server and ideally was looking into using Altoholic to share toon information between officers and trade skills among the ranks , but alas several of us also have "dont bug us" alts for when we need to do meetings or unwind ingame. witch brings me to account sharing and my question....

Is there any simple way to say, flag a toon to not be shared globally ?

stupid question probably but ide rather not have my hideaway toon broadcast to the troops but still would like to share my main toons .. hope that makes sense :>

dont stress it , its a wonderful addon was just wondering if this was already in there and im blind or if it would be relatively simple feature to add ...
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Suggestion

I have many alts and i love this addon ^^
Also I like "rested" system, makes me play less :P

My suggestion is, I think you can add a tooltip to rested percent info on characters, when mouse is over it, it could show something like that:

55%
Fully rested in 4 days 12 hours (18 days if not left in an inn)
on 29.05.09 4:00 pm
(or 05.29.09 it can be changed in options menu, also can change am-pm/24hrs)

Used holy guide to the WoW:
http://www.wowwiki.com/Rest

Thanks a lot for addon, even if you dont consider my suggestions
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Re: Re: Re: Re: Sharing Accounts

Originally posted by Thaoky
Communication can only take place between players of the same faction, therefore account sharing suffers the same limitation, since data is actually sent through invisible whispers. If you had been on a pve realm, that would have been possible by simply creating a lv1 alt just for the sync, but on a pvp realm, it's simply not possible.

You can do it manually by editing your SV file, but it's extremely boring if you have to repeat that often.
This I will have to look into - I only want to do it for this one alt [Islana] and on her, for my main.
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Re: Re: Re: Sharing Accounts

Originally posted by Snowfeather
I tried this, but if I am on Account 2, which has Islana, it won't show Snowfeather, whom is on Account 1. Vco is a RP/PVP server, so there will never be a time where I can "Account Share" between them.

I also tried logging on to a server where both accounts had same faction chars, to see if it would share all of the stored char data, but it only shares that particular character. Am I missing something obvious?
Bumm... I though they are on the same account. /me apologize
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Re: Re: Re: Sharing Accounts

Originally posted by Snowfeather
I tried this, but if I am on Account 2, which has Islana, it won't show Snowfeather, whom is on Account 1. Vco is a RP/PVP server, so there will never be a time where I can "Account Share" between them.

I also tried logging on to a server where both accounts had same faction chars, to see if it would share all of the stored char data, but it only shares that particular character. Am I missing something obvious?
Communication can only take place between players of the same faction, therefore account sharing suffers the same limitation, since data is actually sent through invisible whispers. If you had been on a pve realm, that would have been possible by simply creating a lv1 alt just for the sync, but on a pvp realm, it's simply not possible.

You can do it manually by editing your SV file, but it's extremely boring if you have to repeat that often.
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Re: Re: Sharing Accounts

Originally posted by AnrDaemon
Nothing special need. It is already available, just change the filters.
"This realm (both factions)" on Search and possible "All accounts" on Summary tab.
I tried this, but if I am on Account 2, which has Islana, it won't show Snowfeather, whom is on Account 1. Vco is a RP/PVP server, so there will never be a time where I can "Account Share" between them.

I also tried logging on to a server where both accounts had same faction chars, to see if it would share all of the stored char data, but it only shares that particular character. Am I missing something obvious?
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