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Forum: Lua/XML Help 01-30-13, 12:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,021
Posted By Farmbuyer
I remember that the only thing Blizzard registers...

I remember that the only thing Blizzard registers to listen for that event is the minimap, to change the little icon cluster. If you haven't already, extract their code...
Forum: Macro Help 01-26-13, 04:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,593
Posted By Farmbuyer
Install AfterCast.

Install AfterCast.
Forum: Lua/XML Help 01-25-13, 08:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,423
Posted By Farmbuyer
1. Make sure you've used :SetText on the...

1. Make sure you've used :SetText on the heading. Empty/missing text will cause the header to hide itself.

2. I *think* that Dropdowns will hide themselves if you have not yet used :SetList to...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 01-24-13, 11:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,116
Posted By Farmbuyer
Anytime I need to work with AceGUI directly, I...

Anytime I need to work with AceGUI directly, I begin my coding session by swallowing a live frog.

I can then proceed, confident that nothing worse can happen to me for the rest of the day.
Forum: AddOn Search/Requests 01-20-13, 11:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,006
Posted By Farmbuyer
What Dridzt said. And, if you want help, give...

What Dridzt said. And, if you want help, give actual error messages instead of "it doesn't work". Nobody here is telepathic.
Forum: AddOn Search/Requests 01-19-13, 12:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,006
Posted By Farmbuyer
So... what doesn't work? As an example, oRA3...

So... what doesn't work? As an example, oRA3 does this for us, combined with calendar invites.
Forum: AddOn Help/Support 01-16-13, 04:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,588
Posted By Farmbuyer
Rundown...

Rundown (http://www.curse.com/addons/wow/rundowniv) makes use of the same DataStore (http://www.curse.com/addons/wow/datastore) libraries that Altoholic uses, and I've had no errors or other...
Forum: AddOn Help/Support 01-08-13, 06:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,051
Posted By Farmbuyer
"Which addons do you...

"Which addons do you run?"
"Yes."
Forum: AddOn Help/Support 12-28-12, 10:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,852
Posted By Farmbuyer
What, specifically, happens? Do you have error...

What, specifically, happens? Do you have error messages?

When it broke at 5.0, I started looking at fixing my local copy, like I had been doing for several patches now. The changes were so...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 12-19-12, 03:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,099
Posted By Farmbuyer
This has been floating around a long time, I...

This has been floating around a long time, I can't take credit for it. Optimizations and input checking is left as an exercise for the future googler.

function comma (str)
str = tostring(str) ...
Forum: AddOn Search/Requests 11-25-12, 09:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,422
Posted By Farmbuyer
The original Scrolling Combat Text still works...

The original Scrolling Combat Text still works fine. (I haven't tried the latest version because I've made local modifications to my copy over the years, but in the worst case it won't require more...
Forum: General Authoring Discussion 11-18-12, 10:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,951
Posted By Farmbuyer
That's pretty much it. Everything that once...

That's pretty much it. Everything that once required XML can now be done in Lua with less hassle and better control over global name pollution, with the exception of virtual frame templates.
Forum: AddOn Search/Requests 11-11-12, 10:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,992
Posted By Farmbuyer
Honestly no clue, I ended up replacing CTRA once...

Honestly no clue, I ended up replacing CTRA once I understood enough Lua to look at the code and be horrified. The godawful website at the time didn't put me in a mood to have charitable thoughts,...
Forum: Chit-Chat 11-10-12, 01:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,060
Posted By Farmbuyer
The "student" never logged in again after dumping...

The "student" never logged in again after dumping his/her original post. I'm guessing this isn't a scientific survey as much as it is "I've already formed my opinions and drawn my conclusions, and...
Forum: AddOn Search/Requests 11-10-12, 01:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,992
Posted By Farmbuyer
Use oRA3's invite-on-whisper feature. That way...

Use oRA3's invite-on-whisper feature. That way the people who want to join the raid are required to whisper you, and people who don't want to be bothered with it aren't required to do anything.
Forum: General Authoring Discussion 11-10-12, 01:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,931
Posted By Farmbuyer
What, exactly, are you referring to as...

What, exactly, are you referring to as "bytecode"?

That doesn't mean what you think it means in a Lua context. Or at least, not in a forum about Lua addons. Perhaps we can clear up any confusion.
Forum: Lua/XML Help 11-06-12, 12:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,682
Posted By Farmbuyer
That could be made infinitely more robust by...

That could be made infinitely more robust by having the WeakAuras calling code force the function return value to boolean, rather than relying on all its users to remember to do so. I'm surprised it...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 10-17-12, 06:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,649
Posted By Farmbuyer
Exactly. There's no point in storing it as a...

Exactly. There's no point in storing it as a string. Just compare the function references.




Yes, I know. I've glanced through stock Lua 5 source and think I know how their taint tracker could...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 10-14-12, 09:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,649
Posted By Farmbuyer
And...? What's the point of foo_address? You...

And...? What's the point of foo_address? You can't do anything with machine addresses inside a script.

More generally, what would you do when taint is detected?

- Print an error and refuse to...
Forum: Tech Chat 10-11-12, 05:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,870
Posted By Farmbuyer
The builtin command is just "/reload". Or...

The builtin command is just "/reload". Or "/console reloadui" if you're very old-school. Or "/rl" if you have the Ace3 package installed.
Forum: AddOn Help/Support 10-02-12, 09:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,230
Posted By Farmbuyer
I tell people who ask "if-and-only-if the .bak...

I tell people who ask "if-and-only-if the .bak doesn't already exist" and ignore the once in a blue moon when the client decides to update the copy anyhow.

The various addon updaters out there could...
Forum: General Authoring Discussion 09-20-12, 05:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,873
Posted By Farmbuyer
wat? The behavior of numeric 'for' loop...

wat?

The behavior of numeric 'for' loop conditions is completely documented, and always has been. They are evaluated once and once only, before the loop starts. If someTable contained only numeric...
Forum: AddOn Help/Support 09-02-12, 09:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,824
Posted By Farmbuyer
Undo all your edits. Load the game and make it...

Undo all your edits. Load the game and make it sure it all works.

Restore half your edits. Load the game and see what happens.

If it crashes, undo half of the restored half. If it works, restore...
Forum: AddOn Search/Requests 09-01-12, 04:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,158
Posted By Farmbuyer
NTK lets you override the duration, I think; if...

NTK lets you override the duration, I think; if so, you could just put 30 seconds and be done.
Forum: AddOn Search/Requests 09-01-12, 12:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,158
Posted By Farmbuyer
Murder of Crows, at least, are not pets. They're...

Murder of Crows, at least, are not pets. They're not targetable and don't "exist" as a unit or units. It's simply a dot on the target as far as my limited use has shown.
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