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Updated:09-14-13 01:13 PM
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Doom CooldownPulse  Popular! (More than 5000 hits)
Version: 1.2.11
by: Freki [More]
Note: Because I no longer play WoW, I cannot actively maintain this AddOn. At this time, the AddOn works fine, and I will continue to make an effort to fix bugs as patches are released. If you are an AddOn author and want to contribute to the code base, please feel free to submit a pull request to the AddOn's GitHub repository.

What does it do?
Ever wanted to know when a certain ability will come off cooldown, but you're too caught up in a fight to notice? Doom_CooldownPulse is designed to fix that problem! It flashes the icon of the ability in the middle of your screen whenever it becomes usable again.

Great! Now.. how do I set it up?
Doom_CooldownPulse requires no initial setup; just install and you're good to go! However, the options frame (which is accessable by typing /dcp) allows very easy customization. You can change all of the following:
  • Icon size
  • Icon position (press the unlock button)
  • Fade in time
  • Fade out time
  • Max opacity (transparency)
  • Max opacity hold time
  • Animation scaling (how big/small it gets when it flashes)
  • Cooldowns to ignore
  • Overlay color for pet cooldown pulses
It is intended to be very easy to customize, and your changes take effect immediately. You can see how your settings will look by pressing the "Test" button, or reset them to the default settings by pressing the "Defaults" button.

Isn't this very similar to another addon, JIM's Cooldown Pulse?
Yes, the concept was originally developed by JIM. However, JIM has since gone MIA due to his new job and no longer updates his addon. I was able to get in touch with him, and he is very much supportive of Doom_CooldownPulse. Doom_CooldownPulse is neither an updated version nor a direct clone, but instead an alternative option with the same concept.
Version 1.2.11
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- Updated TOC number for Patch 5.4
- Fix for some spells not appearing (thanks, vinsonb!)

Version 1.2.10
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- Updated TOC number (should no longer show as out of date)

Version 1.2.9
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- Updated TOC number (should no longer show as out of date)
- Added feature: Show spell name text on pulse

Version 1.2.8
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- Fix error introduced with 4.2 (sorry for the long delay, I don't really play anymore and wasn't aware of the comments)

Version 1.2.7
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- Fixed bit.band error from Patch 4.1 COMBAT_LOG_EVENT change

Version 1.2.6
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- Fixed a compatibility issue with Bartender 4 (thanks @ Codex)

Version 1.2.5
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- Should now properly save settings between sessions

Version 1.2.4 (Cataclysm Update)
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- Fixed error from "GetItemCooldown"
- Please let me know if any other issues occur with Doom_CooldownPulse in 4.0.1 by leaving me a comment.

Version 1.2.3
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- Updated TOC for Patch 3.3
- General code cleanup, including a few changes that should hopefully increase efficiency a bit

Version 1.2.2
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- Overhaul of item cooldown monitoring, which produced condensed, more efficient code, and fixes problems with trying to ignore items you use from your cast bar via keybind.

Version 1.2.1
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- Just a TOC version update to clear any confusion about whether this is still up to date (it is!)

Version 1.2
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- New! Due to popular demand, you can now specify cooldowns you wish to ignore!
- New! You can now set a color overlay for your pet cooldowns (by default, there is no overlay)
- New! Missed the old heart-beat sound from JIM's Cooldown Pulse? Drag the lubdub.wav sound file from JIM's addon into the Doom_CooldownPulse folder and you now have a sound notification
- Fix: Now properly tracks cooldowns from items used from your cast bar via key-bind.
- Fix: Now properly tracks non-hunter/warlock pet cooldowns (mages: you may want to make use of the color overlay since Water Elemental's Freeze ability has the same icon as Frost Nova)

Version 1.1.5
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- Fixed small but rare bug that prevented certain spell cooldowns (from what I've discovered, only Feral Faerie Fire) from not being properly recognized.
- Updated TOC version

Version 1.1.4
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- (Error fix) Hunter's "Kill Command" ability should no longer cause an error.

Version 1.1.3
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- Wait, pets have cooldowns? Well I guess we should monitor them too!
- Minimum cooldown increased from 1.5 sec to 2 sec so that slower wands won't spam your screen every 1-2 seconds.

Version 1.1.2
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- Fix to error that would result from clicking an empty bag slot.

Version 1.1.1
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- Added option to move the icon
- Added option to reset settings to default
- Added option for "max opacity hold time", meaning how long you want the icon to stay shown at it's highest transparency.
- Now tracks "delayed" cooldowns (e.g. Stealth, Nature's Swiftness)

Version 1.1
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- New options frame accessible by /dcp

Version 1.0.2
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- Much nicer animation (imo)
- Fix for bug that would cause first cooldown used upon logging in not to be recognized.

Version 1.0.1
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- Fix bug that would occur if you use an item in your bags that disappears after use.
- Clear cooldowns when joining arena (untested, but should work)

Version 1.0
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Initial release
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1.2.10
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Freki
10-18-12 07:32 PM
1.2.9
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Freki
11-06-11 11:38 AM
1.2.8
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Freki
10-14-11 11:20 AM
1.2.7
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Freki
04-26-11 02:31 PM
1.2.7
4kB
Freki
10-14-10 11:03 AM
1.2.4
4kB
Freki
10-13-10 05:04 PM
1.2.3
4kB
Freki
12-09-09 07:26 PM
1.2.2
4kB
Freki
10-30-09 11:10 AM
1.2.1
4kB
Freki
10-28-09 09:53 PM
1.2
4kB
Freki
06-19-09 10:57 PM
1.1.5
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Freki
04-30-09 02:22 PM
1.1.4
4kB
Freki
08-03-08 05:50 PM


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Unread 07-23-08, 09:09 AM  
Lolzen
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Thank you!
This Addon owns =D I really like the Anims, and it's small too
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Originally posted by Lolzen
Thank you!
This Addon owns =D I really like the Anims, and it's small too
Thanks, glad you like it!
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Jop, fiinally an updated "jim's CDP" actually i like the older version without the options menu, no config is better, it does what it does right out of the box, and some little cahnges can be done via editing the lua.

hopefully there will be no big changes in the future, that im forced to use the newest version with the options menu
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Freki
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Originally posted by nodq
Jop, fiinally an updated "jim's CDP" actually i like the older version without the options menu, no config is better, it does what it does right out of the box, and some little cahnges can be done via editing the lua.

hopefully there will be no big changes in the future, that im forced to use the newest version with the options menu
Heh, I hope no large changes need to be done. I'm actually surprised how well this project turned out. I haven't really run into any problems at all. If there are any changes in the future, it'll probably be as a result of feature requests which I'm sure if you want to stay light weight you can avoid.

And if it is light-weightness that makes you avoid the options frame, just know that it is still incredibly light weight. The options frame is about 70 lines of code in all (which is small for a GUI) and it isn't created until you use the slash command, so practically no memory usage over v1.0. And personally I think it's kinda fun to play around with the options
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Is there a way to move it from the middle of the screen? I haven't used this addon yet but i'm willing to try it out
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Freki
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Originally posted by Faerina
Is there a way to move it from the middle of the screen? I haven't used this addon yet but i'm willing to try it out
Yup, the unlock button on the option screen lets you move around the icon.
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is there any way i could change the minimum required time to display a cooldown? my mangle bear wont show up :<
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Freki
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Originally posted by sonix
is there any way i could change the minimum required time to display a cooldown? my mangle bear wont show up :<
It should be showing up... can you double check and pay extra close attention to make sure it's not working? Sometimes people just don't notice
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Originally posted by Freki
It should be showing up... can you double check and pay extra close attention to make sure it's not working? Sometimes people just don't notice
nop. its not showing up. faerie fire feral is the same. i think its because they are both on short cooldown.
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Originally posted by sonix
nop. its not showing up. faerie fire feral is the same. i think its because they are both on short cooldown.
Anything that has a cooldown 2 seconds and longer should show an icon when the cooldown is up. I'll try to take a look into this and see if I can find the problem.
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Could you consider adding support for items that come off of cooldown?
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Freki
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Originally posted by Gendr
Could you consider adding support for items that come off of cooldown?
It should be working. Can you double check to make sure you didn't miss it? And what item exactly are you trying to monitor?
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Originally posted by Freki
It should be working. Can you double check to make sure you didn't miss it? And what item exactly are you trying to monitor?
Hm, your right it is working guess I wasn't paying attention. I was looking for potion/elixir cooldowns.
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Hello there and thnx for the addon , i got the addon today and is really helpfull but it doesnt show when my trinkets are ready to use... is it only me ? The item im trying to monitor is : [Hex Shrunken Head]
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Originally posted by tsouk88
Hello there and thnx for the addon , i got the addon today and is really helpfull but it doesnt show when my trinkets are ready to use... is it only me ? The item im trying to monitor is : [Hex Shrunken Head]
Hi, can you please double check and pay extra close attention to make sure it's not working? It can be easy to miss!
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