This is a fan update of the original addon "Locatebuddy" by ma7hatter on Curse.
I take NO credit for the original addon, which has not been updated since patch 4.1 (april 2011).
I have simply updated the libs and fixed broken API code which was changed extensively in patch 5.0.4. I also added monk class functionality. This allows the addon to work once more.
The rights to the original addon remain totally with the author Ma7hatter. Full credit to him for the extensive work done.
This addon is designed to help players in Battlegrounds to easily find and locate other party/raid members or be aware where other players (such as healers are located).
Simply right click on the player you wish to mark in the raid/party frames. This will bring up the "locate buddy" option in the list (see image for further info). Click this and then simply select which icon you want to allocate to a player.
You will now be able to quickly see players you group signed with via minimap or main map. Or you can use it to mark non-grouped healers or tanks (useful in AV/IoC) in your battleground so you know where they are.
This can be especially important when playing in BGs as a group and you are not on voice comms. If you die, you can quickly see the locations of the players you have marked and re-group quickly.
This addon is best used in conjunction with a map addon such as "mapster", which allows u to place a small "zone map" on the main screen (see image).