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Forum: Lua/XML Help 03-28-13, 04:26 PM
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Posted By Elderin
Thanks, Phanx. Yeah, I discovered that after...

Thanks, Phanx. Yeah, I discovered that after using the /fstack thing and thank you, Fizzlemizz, for that suggestion.

So, now I have something to dig into and explore.

Thanks, again, for the help...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 03-26-13, 11:50 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Elderin
Thank you, very much. This worked very nicely. ...

Thank you, very much. This worked very nicely. I did have to wait abit for the "art" folder to be created and populated. Actually, Windows reported World of Warcraft as "not responding" during the...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 03-24-13, 10:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,003
Posted By Elderin
Wow Interface Addon Kit Updates

How often is the WoW Interface Addon Kit updated? Or, perhaps, more specifically, how long does it take to see new information in the Addon Kit?

For example, when I look in my interface\addons...
Forum: General Authoring Discussion 12-11-12, 02:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,323
Posted By Elderin
Event Processing

If I want to use the information from GetGuildRosterInfo(index) I understand that for the information to be available I must first query the server with a call to GuildRoster() and then wait until...
Forum: General Authoring Discussion 12-08-12, 11:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,244
Posted By Elderin
Phanx, thank you very much for making me think. ...

Phanx, thank you very much for making me think. I woke up in the middle of night last night and realized it would make much more sense to break it out into separate modules. So, I am in the process...
Forum: General Authoring Discussion 12-06-12, 02:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,244
Posted By Elderin
I really did not want to get into a discussion...

I really did not want to get into a discussion regarding the type of addon, its functionality, etc. I was just interested in the protocol for uploading addons whose idea was based on some other...
Forum: General Authoring Discussion 12-06-12, 02:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,244
Posted By Elderin
No guilty feelings. Just trying to be polite,...

No guilty feelings. Just trying to be polite, not stomp on toes, follow acceptable protocol. :)
Forum: General Authoring Discussion 12-06-12, 02:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,244
Posted By Elderin
I thought about both. Since our code is open,...

I thought about both. Since our code is open, anyone with smarts can change it to suit themselves, thus bypassing blocks. The area in question is just displayed info, albeit incorrect for other...
Forum: General Authoring Discussion 12-05-12, 03:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,244
Posted By Elderin
To Post or Not To Post

I started using an addon something like five or six years ago and shortly the author quit supporting it (I think the last update was Jan, 2008) and it has been declared out of date or abandoned and...
Forum: General Authoring Discussion 11-20-12, 12:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,188
Posted By Elderin
In Game Fonts

I have not found a really good explanation of game fonts used.
But if I am right there are four fonts used in WoW.
skurri, MORPHEUS, FRIZQT__ and ARIALN

These fonts must be hardcoded within...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 11-16-12, 06:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,637
Posted By Elderin
Sorry, guys, I was just looking at the specific...

Sorry, guys, I was just looking at the specific code in the example. I was just referring to the mix of tags and functions. I just confused things with my statement about changing the Onload...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 11-15-12, 11:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,637
Posted By Elderin
First, Phantom, I assume all references to OnLoad...

First, Phantom, I assume all references to OnLoad should be replaced with OnUpdate. Otherwise, I am a bit lost.

However. in the first part of your example it is fairly obvious that the OnUpdate...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 11-14-12, 05:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,637
Posted By Elderin
Thanks, all. It seems like I read somewhere...

Thanks, all.



It seems like I read somewhere that Blizz preferred UI definitions in the separate xml file. However, most books on addons are relatively few and older now. I recently read on a...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 11-14-12, 03:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,637
Posted By Elderin
Accessing Global Data

Let me begin by stating that I have a MyAddon.xml file and a MyAddon.lua file that are properly aware of and function correctly with each other. Additionally, the xml file defines the UI and the lua...
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