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7.0.3

Altoholic  Popular! (More than 5000 hits)

Version: 7.0.006
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.


7.0.006 (03/08/2016)

- DataStore: Fixed guild identification when the character is on a different realm than the guild.
- Grids: Updated Archeology races and items for Legion.


7.0.005 (31/07/2016)

- DataStore: Fixed a lua error when getting AutoCompleteRealms.

7.0.004 (31/07/2016)

- Fixed issues related to connected realms (guild bank, tooltips, etc..)
IMPORTANT NOTE: a guild bank will not be scanned if it's on a realm that is not known by the add-on.

So if you have characters belonging to a guild from another realm, and you have no character on that realm, you will have to create a character on that other realm, and log him on once, just to identify the realm.

The API provides absolutely no way of matching a short realm name to a long realm name.
If your realm is a small name without spaces (like 'Dalaran'), then this might seem like a non-issue for you, but it makes it impossible to know precisely to which realm a guild belongs.
Basically, my workaround is about making the addon know that "Marécage de Zangar" is also known as "MarécagedeZangar" by getting rid of spaces.

This is an extremely imperfect solution, and I sincerely dislike it, but the API does not help in any way.
The solution should hopefully work across all localizations, but I can't promise anything.

Wanna help ? Relay this topic on the US forums :

http://eu.battle.net/forums/en/wow/topic/17612943218

and kindly bump..

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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07-31-16 09:46 AM
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07-31-16 08:59 AM
7.0.003
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07-27-16 11:45 AM
7.0.002
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07-20-16 03:15 PM
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07-18-16 11:44 AM
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09-12-15 11:16 AM
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08-17-15 10:56 AM
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05-08-15 10:51 AM
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12-27-14 07:55 AM
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12-24-14 09:16 AM
6.0.001
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Thaoky
10-17-14 11:25 AM
5.4.009
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08-08-14 09:23 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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07-22-14 07:40 AM
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10-07-13 10:09 AM
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5.1.001
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5.0.003
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Thaoky
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5.0.002
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09-02-12 11:38 AM
5.0.001
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09-02-12 05:27 AM
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12-10-11 03:24 PM
4.2.002
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4.0.005b
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4.0.005
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12-03-10 09:24 AM
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11-20-10 07:28 AM
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Thaoky
10-26-10 04:49 AM
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10-17-10 06:39 AM
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Unread 01-09-14, 12:45 PM  
Tomortoe
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Question Connected realm inventory

Besides my question below, here is another: How can we setup altoholic to show inventory information in tooltips for multiple realms?

I have characters on two realms that are now connected, so I can share items between the realms -- not to mention toons from both realms have access to a single guild bank. When on a character on realm A, I see that one of my characters has 60 thorium bars and when on realm B, I see that two of my characters have a total of 40 thorium bars. I want to see that I have 100 thorium bars.

Is that possible?
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Re: Connected realm inventory

Originally Posted by Tomortoe
Besides my question below, here is another: How can we setup altoholic to show inventory information in tooltips for multiple realms?

I have characters on two realms that are now connected, so I can share items between the realms -- not to mention toons from both realms have access to a single guild bank. When on a character on realm A, I see that one of my characters has 60 thorium bars and when on realm B, I see that two of my characters have a total of 40 thorium bars. I want to see that I have 100 thorium bars.

Is that possible?
This issue needs a special threatment in the code, I'm afraid.
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Unread 01-10-14, 05:55 PM  
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Sharing data (noob question)

Hello!
Apologies in advance, it may be a really dumb question but it's an important one for me.

I have 2 chars in one guild and a bunch of "secret" alts in my own private mini-guild (all on the same account)

I see the "sharing request" option, and I wonder if the request extends to guildies, or if my other unguilded alts will also appear to those who have the add-on in my "official" guild, whether I want to or not.
If it's the case, would my problem be solved if I didn't install the guild folder?

Hope this makes sense, thanks in advance.
Last edited by Biscuit7458 : 01-10-14 at 05:58 PM.
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Is there any possibility of getting Altoholic to treat connected realms as the same realms for item tooltip counts and such? Or for grouping of connected servers together on the main toon display screen. Honestly, I don't know just how that would work but if it's possible that would be awesome. I'll post this on Curse as well in hopes of getting this suggestion seen.
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Post Updated 'Account Summary - AiL' tooltip

Howdy,

I added some updates to the 'Altoholic_Summary\AccountSummary.lua' to update the tooltip; I use the figure to keep an accurate eye on my iLvl and it kept buggin me. It may not be completely accurate but I tried to make it a close as possible;

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	tooltip:AddLine(TEAL .. L["Level"] .. " 85",1,1,1);
	tooltip:AddDoubleLine(YELLOW .. "333", format("%s%s: %s", WHITE, CALENDAR_TYPE_DUNGEON, PLAYER_DIFFICULTY1))
	tooltip:AddDoubleLine(YELLOW .. "346", format("%s%s: %s", WHITE, CALENDAR_TYPE_HEROIC_DUNGEON))
	tooltip:AddDoubleLine(YELLOW .. "359", format("%s%s: %s", WHITE, CALENDAR_TYPE_RAID, PLAYER_DIFFICULTY1))
	tooltip:AddDoubleLine(YELLOW .. "372", format("%s%s: %s", WHITE, CALENDAR_TYPE_RAID, PLAYER_DIFFICULTY2))
	tooltip:AddLine(" ",1,1,1);
	
	tooltip:AddLine(TEAL .. L["Level"] .. " 90",1,1,1);
	tooltip:AddDoubleLine(YELLOW .. "358", format("%s%s: %s", WHITE, CALENDAR_TYPE_DUNGEON, PLAYER_DIFFICULTY1))
	tooltip:AddDoubleLine(YELLOW .. "425", WHITE .. BZ["Scenario"])
	tooltip:AddDoubleLine(YELLOW .. "435", format("%s%s: %s", WHITE, CALENDAR_TYPE_HEROIC_DUNGEON))
	tooltip:AddDoubleLine(YELLOW .. "480", WHITE .. BZ["Heroic Scenario"])
	tooltip:AddLine(" ",1,1,1);
	tooltip:AddDoubleLine(YELLOW .. "460", WHITE .. BZ["Mogu'shan Vaults"] .. " (LFR)")
	tooltip:AddDoubleLine(YELLOW .. "470", WHITE .. BZ["Heart of Fear"] .. " (LFR)")
	tooltip:AddDoubleLine(YELLOW .. "470", WHITE .. BZ["Terrace of Endless Spring"] .. " (LFR)")
	tooltip:AddDoubleLine(YELLOW .. "480", WHITE .. BZ["Throne of Thunder"] .. " (LFR)")
	tooltip:AddDoubleLine(YELLOW .. "496", WHITE .. BZ["Siege of Ogrimmar"] .. " (LFR)")
	tooltip:AddDoubleLine(YELLOW .. "510", WHITE .. BZ["Siege of Ogrimmar"] .. " (10)")
	tooltip:AddDoubleLine(YELLOW .. "520", WHITE .. BZ["Siege of Ogrimmar"] .. " (Flex)")	
	tooltip:AddDoubleLine(YELLOW .. "530", WHITE .. BZ["Siege of Ogrimmar"] .. " (25)")
Also, this causes errors because the LibBabble-Zone library has been deprecated. LibBabble-SubZone may be a replacement.

Hope this helps, and thanks for maintaining this great addon :thumbsup:

Sudo.
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Account sharing and currency

I recent started using account sharing to track my characters on a 2nd account. In the inventory items, I can see both the main and shared account tracked for who has what. But, when you go to the character's currency tab, and hover over a currency, I only see character's from the main account. Is there a way to show the shared account charcter's in this list also. Is there something else I need to configure with sharing? I am choosing "select all" when doing the import.

Love the addon btw, I have been using it for years.
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Unread 02-06-14, 03:15 PM  
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Wonder if Thaoky has hit the road?

I have some issue where the popup activated on the Grid tab (the one that appears when mousing over any character class icon at the top) doesn't fade when i move the mouse. It stays there until I choose a definite character. That is a bit of a PITA, since I might accidentally mouse over an icon at the top.
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Unread 06-24-14, 09:35 AM  
Thaoky
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Hi everyone,

I can't really say when I'll be back in the game and when I'll update the addon.

2013 has been a tough year (lost one of my best friends and my father), and this has kept me away from the game. That and big projects at work made it so that my motivation to code has decreased. I'll get back though, just don't know when. The addon is not dead, just in a deep sleep.

Regarding that issue with mail about to expire, I've made a quick logon, and it did not happen for me.

I suspect that the timestamp provided by the game has shifted big time, so I would recommend deleting datastore_mails.lua from the SV folder, and visiting the mailbox again with your alts.
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Unread 06-29-14, 01:34 PM  
Tomortoe
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Thaoky, thanks for stopping in and letting us know where this project stands. Also, your advice about deleting the file worked for me.

Sorry to hear you've had a rough year, year and a half. I hope things steadily improve and you continue to heal.
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Unread 07-03-14, 01:02 PM  
Sillysith
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Re Mstieler's comment - would like to add to it

Please accept my deepest condolences on your loss. Loosing a parent and sibling is very distressful to the soul. I can empathize with you.
/hug


mstieler wrote:

Code:
Is there any possibility of getting Altoholic to treat connected realms as the same realms for item tooltip counts and such? Or for grouping of connected servers together on the main toon display screen. Honestly, I don't know just how that would work but if it's possible that would be awesome. I'll post this on Curse as well in hopes of getting this suggestion seen.
I would like to ditto on this and also add it would be helpful if the realm name could be added to the alt name.... maybe abbv it for space in tooltip display.

Also, is there a way to change the default from "this realm this faction" to "all realms" (both factions) for both the search grid and the tooltip display? As of right now, the tooltip will not display other realm toons that may have the item I am hovering over.

Thank you for this wonderful add on. I appreciate how it grows and keeps up with the patches very much.
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Unread 07-22-14, 08:11 AM  
vikkyne
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Thaoky, a very hard loss for you. We'll be happy to see you when you return. I wish you the best in healing up and moving forward.
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Unread 07-23-14, 01:11 PM  
Thaoky
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Hi,

I'm more in the mood to code these days (don't feel like playing, but coding is ok, go figure )

I should upload 5.4.007 tomorrow.
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Originally Posted by Thaoky
Hi,

I'm more in the mood to code these days (don't feel like playing, but coding is ok, go figure )

I should upload 5.4.007 tomorrow.
I know this feeling
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Thank you for the updates sir
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Unread 07-24-14, 05:56 AM  
Tilii
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Since I updated my Altoholic 2 days ago my search function doesn't work anymore :/ I've tried clearing cache and all that already. it can't even search for stuff in the bags of the current character. all other functions are normal.
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