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Altoholic  Popular! (More than 5000 hits)

Version: 6.2.007
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.

6.2.007 (12/09/2015)

- Added Garona & Harrison Jones to the list of followers not recruited at the inn.
- Fixed guild bank tab icons displayed as a red square instead of the tab's icon.
- DataStore_Achievements: Fixed a Lua error at logon.

6.2.006 (17/08/2015)

Imported all changes made in the unofficial releases made during my absence.
Many thanks to those who took it upon themselves to provide fixes for all those issues.
To prevent confusing users, I will resume the version number based on Zwixx numbering, so if you used a version up to 6.2.005, you have to upgrade to this version.
Some fixes made by me before the release I was supposed to make after 6.2 are also included, so make sure to upgrade.

- DataStore_Reputations: added 6.2 factions. (Thanks Zwixx)
- DataStore_Inventory: added LFR loots. (Thanks Zwixx)
- DataStore_Garrisons: Fixed a Lua error when scanning followers. (Thanks Zwixx)
- Fixed tooltip related issues. (Thanks Zwixx)

- DataStore_Achievements: Fixed an issue where an earned achievement was not immediately saved to the DB, and was only read at next login.
- Fixed a silly bug that prevented you from searching professions.
- Account Summary -> Clicking on the level of any character toggles the display of decimals. This option is remembered across sessions.
- Account Summary -> Clicking on the AiL of any character toggles the display of decimals. This option is remembered across sessions.
- Created some extra templates to simplify the code (more on the way.. this happens bit by bit)

6.1.006 (08/05/2015)

- Updated list of archaeology projects with WoD projects. I apparently messed up and lost the file that contained the update in 6.1.001, it's now ok.
- Moved several UI templates to their own folder.
- Completely rewrote the Blizzard's DropDownMenu widget to use my own version.
I was tired of some of the constraints of their implementation, and of the loss of time it caused me every time I wanted to use one.
So I invested some time in making it my way.
- Account Summary -> The amount of uncollected garrison resources now appears in yellow when resources exceed 300, and in red when they exceed 450.
- Account Summary -> Added icons with drop-down menus to filter your list of alts by faction, level, profession and class.
- Account Summary -> Fixed the expand/collapse button that did not work anymore after the complete rewrite of the pane.
- Achievements lists updated ! (Thanks Bluemage29 for your help !!)
- Fixed a Lua error when viewing the Guild tab with an character not in a guild.


6.1.005 (20/04/2015)

- The garrison mission tooltip now shows a red exclamation mark '!' when no missions are active.
- In the account summary, the last column used to sort the view is now remembered, and is restored when you log in again.
- Character's tab: fixed a lua error when mousing over the professions' icon of a character that does not have 2 professions.
- Account Summary: modified the garrison followers pane to show followers at iLvl 675 and a column for their weapon/armor iLvl.


6.1.004 (11/04/2015)

- Fixed sorting the account summary by "Last Online" where the order was sometimes incorrect.
- Added an option to show the tooltip counters without details (no 'equipped', 'bank', ..). Disabled by default.
- No longer wiping the list of followers before scanning them.
- Added a tooltip to the garrison resources in the account summary, it now shows when resources were last collected, and when you will reach the maximum of uncollected resources.
- Fixed incorrect tooltip after multiple searches in the search tab.
- DataStore_Garrisons: Some clean-up to properly report active missions.
- The garrison mission tooltip that shows a '*' when missions are complete now shows it in red if all active missions are complete.

6.1.003 (07/04/2015)

REMINDER: If you are looking for a free Heroes of the Storm Beta key for the European Region, you should check the comments section on Curse & WoW Inteface.. I still have a few keys to give away.

- Fixed a few lua errors in the account summary tab.
- Added Draenor LFR dungeons to the Grids->Dungeon Finder pane.

6.1.002 (06/04/2015)

- Updated scanning of currencies (honor points), total no longer needs to be divided by 100 since 6.1.
- Updated the garrison followers pane in the account summary to show followers with an iLvl greater than 660.
- DataStore Characters: updated GetRestXPRate() to account for Pandaren extra rest xp.
- Fixed Auction House scanning, and cleaning of expired auctions.
- The summary tab has been fully rewritten so that all 6 panes use the same frames.
This will make the addition of future content much easier.
Some new features here and there while I was at it (quality of life improvements mostly), I'll let you discover them :)
This is an update I wanted to do for a long time, and there are more things planned (more filters).. the other tabs will get an update too.


6.1.001 (25/02/2015)

- Added support for Garrison missions ! Warnings are not in yet, but available and active missions are now visible in the characters' tab.
Note: Active missions can only be correctly tracked if the mission is started with this version of Altoholic, so currently active missions will be visible, but their expiration will not. Sorry, this info is not provided by the game, I have to "manually" keep track of it.
- Fixed the spam of mail expiry warnings, this time for good (hopefully ! feedback appreciated on this one!).
- Now refreshing the follower's pane immediately when the followers' list is updated.
- Updated list of followers not recruited at the inn.
- Updated list of archaeology projects with WoD projects.
- Cleaned up the .pkgmeta of DataStore modules, my sources tell me this should prevent some problems with the Curse Client :) (Thanks Myrroddin !)
- Removed "already known/could be learned by" information from tooltips for companions, as they have been account-wide for a while.
- More code cleanup.

Note: I made several attempts at fixing the double guild bank counters in the tooltip, thanks to all of you who sent me their SV files, the issue is now clear.
Nevertheless, a complete perfect fix is not yet possible, as Blizzard does not provide the real/full realm name to which the guild actually belongs.
The best I can get in my case is "MarécagedeZangar" when I actually expect "Marécage de Zangar", and that value is nowhere to be found in the API.
Long story short, I have to come up with a way to work around this that does not force you guys to respect weird conditions to make it work..

Older patch notes : see changelog.txt
Archived Files (52)
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6.2.006
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Thaoky
08-17-15 10:56 AM
6.1.006
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Thaoky
05-08-15 10:51 AM
6.1.005
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Thaoky
04-20-15 02:45 AM
6.1.004
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04-11-15 11:42 AM
6.1.003
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04-07-15 11:23 AM
6.1.002
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04-06-15 10:02 AM
6.1.001
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6.0.004
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Thaoky
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12-27-14 07:55 AM
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12-24-14 09:16 AM
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10-17-14 11:25 AM
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07-27-14 07:36 AM
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07-24-14 10:32 AM
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Thaoky
09-17-13 10:26 AM
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Thaoky
09-11-13 09:46 AM
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08-01-13 07:10 AM
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05-29-13 12:28 PM
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09-02-12 05:27 AM
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11-20-10 07:28 AM
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Thaoky
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10-15-10 09:02 AM
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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!

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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.
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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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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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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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Re: 3 errors

The first two are identical, you had to delete your Altoholic.lua in savedvariables for 3.0.006.

The third one should normally not happen anymore in 3.0.006c, can you install the latest version and let me know if you're still having this issue ?

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