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LightHeaded  Popular! (More than 5000 hits)

Version: v70200-1.0.0-2017-04-01
by: Cladhaire [More]

The last date of comment parsing is now part of the addon's filename.

Includes over 166,198 comments for more than 15,560 quests


LightHeaded is a very simple addon that displays quest information and comments from http://www.wowhead.com in game, eliminating the need to Alt-Tab when you get stuck on quest. This addon was inspired by qcomments and wowhead_quests, which both serve a similar purpose. Data is only loaded when you first request it, so you can be sure you're not using more memory than you need to.

I HIGHLY suggest using this addon with TomTom, another one of my addons (http://www.wowinterface.com/download...32-TomTom.html ). This allows you to simply click any coordinate in LightHeaded to add it to your map as a waypoint.

The following slash commands are valid:
  • /lh attach - Attaches the frame to the quest log
  • /lh detach - Detaches the frame, allows you to resize and move it
  • /lh sound - Toggles the open/close sound
  • /lh page - Toggles showing all comments on one page, or with multiple pages
  • /lh bgalpha <0.0-1.0> - Changes the alpha of the LH window background textures, so you can see the world.
  • /lh debug - Enables or disabled debug messages when loading quest databases
  • /lh config - Opens the LightHeaded configuration window
  • /lh autodetails - Toggle automatic opening of the Lightheaded window when clicking a quest in the objective tracker

LightHeaded now includes the English descriptions and introductory text for most of the quests in the game. This is disabled by default, but can be enabled for those players that are not playing in their native locale.

LightHeaded supports sending coordinates to TomTom, MapNotes, Cartographer2 and Cartographer3.

IMPORTANT: Addon authors that wish to use this API and data should
include the wowhead logo in the frame that displays this information.
They are kind enough to let me continue parsing their database, and we
owe them at least that much. Thank you.

Thanks for using my addons!

Donations:
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commit ddba7c19eaca80dc207b7bccfd9f8c096d991aed
Author: Jim Whitehead <[email protected]>
Date: Thu Jan 12 21:23:29 2017 +0100

Add new parse, update integration, update toc.

Thanks to lunarwtr for the fixes

commit 547b33546eb69dccb662beffda2625d74bf11b74
Author: Jim Whitehead <[email protected]>
Date: Thu Oct 27 22:39:13 2016 +0200

Update for 7.1

commit ea5dd596d578663a34044137a34b04b42ff1a4ac
Author: Jim Whitehead <[email protected]>
Date: Wed Sep 7 15:35:26 2016 +0200

Disable auto-popup on SelectQuestLogEntry

commit c3e67123f3233e8e0abd1eb74562f74b1e005209
Author: Jim Whitehead <[email protected]>
Date: Mon Sep 5 14:54:46 2016 +0200

Update TOC for 70000

commit 14d8721ebb51a801b04f4bd7229a57ec5470412e
Author: Jim Whitehead <[email protected]>
Date: Mon Sep 5 14:52:45 2016 +0200

Update for new parsing script

Thanks to lunarwtr we're able to parse again, since I didn't have time
to fix the previous parser. This required some changes to the addon, but
this should get things back up and working.

commit f4a0f7d143c67eb1768662ca73073b103e9e861d
Author: Jim Whitehead <[email protected]>
Date: Sat Jan 31 15:35:53 2015 +0100

Remove dead code

commit 61d0d2ab136d5f79be4edc62e6ae3cbc2964431c
Author: Jim Whitehead <[email protected]>
Date: Sat Jan 31 15:27:56 2015 +0100

Fix LH waypoint set integration

- We now are able to properly reverse WowHead mapFileIds to the in-game
areaIds, so waypoints should be set in the correct zone.
- We don't know how to set a waypoint in an instanced zone, so we just
put those in the current zone
- Integration with MapNotes, Cartographer and friends always set in the
current zone.

commit ce35e8b832925ec497af58a9d53c70c9d387816a
Author: Jim Whitehead <[email protected]>
Date: Sat Jan 31 10:17:44 2015 +0100

Use new API to set waypoint in current zone

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Unread 06-17-17, 04:42 PM  
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parsing

Any Idea when we might get a fresh parsing?
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Unread 04-12-17, 10:34 AM  
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It would be so kind if someone could fix the font size. my fonts are always too large and dont scale properly.
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Unread 03-31-17, 04:15 PM  
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Re: About Lightheaded

I just found a way to get Lightheaded to work without even seeing the map! Yes!

Anyway, instead of just clicking on the quest on the right side of the screen (which just pulls up the map with the quest), right-click on the quest title instead (on the right side of the screen) and it will give you options, click the option "Open Quest Details" and you will get the normal Lightheaded deal.

I hope I made it clear, I'm not the best when it comes to explaining computer stuff, hope I helped some of you

Originally Posted by WoWinawol
There are two issues I've found with the add-on since I've installed it:

1. When you click on a quest, you go to the map. When you come back from the map, you have the information from lightheaded in a display. You can't get the "normal" information any more. That is, it completely overrides what you get from the system/game. It'd be nice if left-click gave one and right-click gave the other. Or something like that, perhaps settable in the options.

2. The information that Lightheaded displays from Wowhead, loses some of that information. For example, whether the quest is a normal quest, or part of a raid, or a crumb to a dungeon. Having the comments only is displaying only half of the information. And, because of issue #1, I can't find out if a quest is part of a dungeon, or a raid, or anything because Lightheaded doesn't display the information and I can't get it the "normal" way.
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Unread 03-31-17, 12:21 PM  
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About Lightheaded

There are two issues I've found with the add-on since I've installed it:

1. When you click on a quest, you go to the map. When you come back from the map, you have the information from lightheaded in a display. You can't get the "normal" information any more. That is, it completely overrides what you get from the system/game. It'd be nice if left-click gave one and right-click gave the other. Or something like that, perhaps settable in the options.

2. The information that Lightheaded displays from Wowhead, loses some of that information. For example, whether the quest is a normal quest, or part of a raid, or a crumb to a dungeon. Having the comments only is displaying only half of the information. And, because of issue #1, I can't find out if a quest is part of a dungeon, or a raid, or anything because Lightheaded doesn't display the information and I can't get it the "normal" way.
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Unread 03-31-17, 11:00 AM  
Fabooshe
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Is anyone having a problem with Lightheaded? It won’t work for me since the 7.2 patch… when I click on a quest on the right side of my screen, it just opens up the map and you see the “quest info” that WOW gives you, nothing from Wowhead. I wondered if I have a setting that got messed up with the new patch.

Anyway, any help would be appreciated. Thanx... and I'm sorry to be a bother, I understand you are busy
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Unread 03-08-17, 02:53 AM  
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Hello, thanks for the great addon, I've been using it for a very long time.

Having a small issue, if it is an issue at all.
When you are tracking quests and you click the quest title the quick quest log opens and lightheaded opens with, but before if I wanted to change what the minimap was pointing me towards I could press the circled number next to the quest title and the pointer on minimap would point me the way I need to go, now when I pressed the circled number lightheaded also pops up.
Was this implemented on purpose or do I have an issue here.
If I'm honest it is a bit annoying.
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Unread 02-13-17, 08:46 AM  
Ladydragon
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Exclamation Problem keybindings!

Thanks for the update of this addon it's my favorite addon :-)

But i have a problem with Lightheaded i can't use the keys Windows key and M to minimize WoW and it's a bit annoying and i don't why it causing this problem and yes i've checked and it's only Lightheaded who cause this problem.....

Thanks for a great addon
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Unread 01-27-17, 05:03 PM  
Fatalism
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Originally Posted by Fabooshe
Cladhaire, just some feedback for you. I have just d/l'ed the new beta version of Lightheaded and it's working great now. Even before, I got used to typing in the title of the quest, but I really appreciate that you take the time to give us this awesome program. Thank you!
Agreed! Thank you enormously. Considering what a terrible job Blizzard has done with describing some of the quests, I couldn't do without Wowhead's comment sections. Thanks again.
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Unread 01-27-17, 01:34 AM  
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Thanks folks, and thanks lunarwtr for the fixes that helped get things back to a more normal state and help parsing.
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Unread 01-19-17, 10:50 AM  
Fabooshe
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Cladhaire, just some feedback for you. I have just d/l'ed the new beta version of Lightheaded and it's working great now. Even before, I got used to typing in the title of the quest, but I really appreciate that you take the time to give us this awesome program. Thank you!
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Unread 01-18-17, 12:16 AM  
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Originally Posted by Cladhaire
Any feedback on beta_LightHeaded-v70100-1.1.0-2016-12-29.zip? Is it working to resolve any of these issues?
All seems to be working fine now. Thanks!
Last edited by tango88 : 01-18-17 at 04:01 AM.
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Any feedback on beta_LightHeaded-v70100-1.1.0-2016-12-29.zip? Is it working to resolve any of these issues?
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I've added a beta version thanks to lunarwtr. Please check it out and see if it helps.
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Unread 01-12-17, 01:21 PM  
Re: Persistent Tooltip

Originally Posted by Barleduq
I clicked on a quest in the objective tracker, which popped up Classic Quest Log adn the lightheaded window, which wanted a quest name to search for. I put in the quest name (Blood for the Wolfe) and it displayed that it found that quest. When I went to click on the name in the display, I got a hovertip that said I was on the quest, That hovertip persisted when I closed the Quest pane, when I alt-tabbed out of wow to somethign that was overlaying the window, and then back, through 2 zone changes (where I got a loading screen), and finally left when I did a /reload.

Not sure what can be done about it, but figured I'd report it. No errors taht Swatter ccaught.
To get rid of the tooltip, just hover your mouse over the Back link in the Lightheaded window
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Unread 01-12-17, 06:24 AM  
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Originally Posted by NeVeRLiFT
Any chance we can get update on this?
Maybe get it working again with Classic Quest Log please, right now it is a blank page and you have to type the name of the quest for this to show anything.
I had the same problem.
Resizing the window fixed it for me!
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