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Forum: Lua/XML Help Yesterday, 02:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 528
Posted By Phanx
XML: <Frame name="MyBadlyNamedFrame"...

XML:
<Frame name="MyBadlyNamedFrame" parent="UIParent">
Lua:
CreateFrame("Frame", "MyBadlyNamedFrame", UIParent)

XML:
<Frame parent="UIParent" parent="UIParent"...
Forum: Lua/XML Help Yesterday, 01:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 528
Posted By Phanx
The same as the difference between "parent" and...

The same as the difference between "parent" and "parentKey" I'd suspect...
Forum: AddOn Help/Support Yesterday, 01:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 179
Posted By Phanx
Run this: /run hooksecurefunc("SetCVar",...

Run this:

/run hooksecurefunc("SetCVar", function(k, v) print("CVar", k, "changed to", v) end)

And then change the in-game option, and look at what's printed in your chat frame.

It may also not be...
Forum: UI Screenshots, Feedback and Design Discussion Yesterday, 01:02 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,115
Posted By Phanx
OmniCC and the new feature coming on WoD only...

OmniCC and the new feature coming on WoD only work for cooldowns. They don't show you debuff timers on your action buttons (eg. Shadow Word: Pain action button shows the time remaining on the active...
Forum: Lua/XML Help Yesterday, 12:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 528
Posted By Phanx
But replace all instances of "wowwiki.com" in...

But replace all instances of "wowwiki.com" in those links with "wowpedia.org" as that thread is from 2010 and most of the regular editors moved to Wowpedia after WoWWiki got assimilated into the...
Forum: WoD Beta API and Graphics Changes Yesterday, 12:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,591
Posted By Phanx
I wonder why they're not doing the final step of...

I wonder why they're not doing the final step of that equation to give us 50 instead of 2500? Is there any situation where you'd actually want the squared distance, and wouldn't just be immedately...
Forum: AddOn Help/Support Yesterday, 12:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By Phanx
Basically you'd need to delay everything until...

Basically you'd need to delay everything until your saved variables were loaded (ADDON_LOADED event where arg1 is your addon's name) and then instead of things like Minimap:SetScale(1.5) you'd need...
Forum: WoD Beta API and Graphics Changes Yesterday, 12:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By Phanx
Also posted this over on WowAce to spread the...

Also posted this over on WowAce to spread the word, though those forums are basically dead these days:
http://forums.wowace.com/showthread.php?t=21715
Forum: WoD Beta API and Graphics Changes Yesterday, 12:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,865
Posted By Phanx
It's not about avoiding creating an extra texture...

It's not about avoiding creating an extra texture object, it's about avoiding the need for doing math to determine the necessary texture coordinates. For example, let's say you have the...
Forum: AddOn Help/Support 09-14-14, 11:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 280
Posted By Phanx
Not really surprising, but also keep in mind that...

Not really surprising, but also keep in mind that SetValue does more than just pass the value to SetWidth, as it has to calculate the correct width based on the specified value relative to the...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 09-14-14, 11:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 528
Posted By Phanx
Behold, the useful glory of widget API...

Behold, the useful glory of widget API documentation (http://wowprogramming.com/docs/widgets). :D
Forum: AddOn Help/Support 09-14-14, 11:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By Phanx
Reflux can only save the contents of saved...

Reflux can only save the contents of saved variables. It can't save addon files themselves. I just looked through qMinimap's code, and it doesn't have any settings to save. Adding a saved variable...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 09-14-14, 11:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,174
Posted By Phanx
If you need an example of it in use with a simple...

If you need an example of it in use with a simple list of values, see Diplomancer. It also supports some of the EasyMenu spec (info tables with name, value, selected, disabled; see Hydra/Core.lua for...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 09-14-14, 10:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 418
Posted By Phanx
That's true... I didn't have room on the SSD for...

That's true... I didn't have room on the SSD for the beta client, as it's only got about 30 GB free out of 128, but I plan to upgrade to 256 GB in the near future and use the old one in a media...
Forum: WoD Beta API and Graphics Changes 09-14-14, 10:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By Phanx
Oh, this is nice. Before anything gets...

Oh, this is nice. Before anything gets established, I'd like to propose that everyone put your addon's bindings in the "ADDONS" category (yes, all-caps, it's a Blizzard global string that contains...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 09-13-14, 07:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 418
Posted By Phanx
The original purpose of an embeds.xml file was to...

The original purpose of an embeds.xml file was to help the original WowAce Updater program identify the libraries used in your addon, so it could correctly download them users who preferred...
Forum: AddOn Help/Support 09-13-14, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 396
Posted By Phanx
The other option is to reload the UI after...

The other option is to reload the UI after logging in. The problem is that the addon is trying to access data right away that isn't available before the initial login process is completed.
Forum: AddOn Search/Requests 09-13-14, 07:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 89
Posted By Phanx
Based on the still preview image (I'm didn't...

Based on the still preview image (I'm didn't watch the video) the non-party frames could be anything, but they look similar to the default configuration of PitBull4...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 09-13-14, 01:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,174
Posted By Phanx
https://github.com/Phanx/PhanxConfigWidgets/blob/m...

https://github.com/Phanx/PhanxConfigWidgets/blob/master/PhanxConfig-ScrollingDropdown/PhanxConfig-ScrollingDropdown.lua

It even scrolls long lists, and unlike Ace3 scrolling dropdowns, auto-scrolls...
Forum: AddOn Help/Support 09-13-14, 01:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 396
Posted By Phanx
See attachment for a screenshot I took 30 seconds...

See attachment for a screenshot I took 30 seconds ago. If you don't see that, double-check that the addon is installed in the right location. It should also have an entry in the Interface Options >...
Forum: AddOn Help/Support 09-12-14, 05:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 396
Posted By Phanx
Have I Done That?...

Have I Done That? (http://wow.curseforge.com/addons/haveidonethat/) adds a "What now?" tab to the achievement frame with suggestions, mostly based on your zone. It'll also add info to tooltips for...
Forum: AddOn Help/Support 09-12-14, 05:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 789
Posted By Phanx
Just please, dear god please, do not make it...

Just please, dear god please, do not make it another "auto repair and sell gray items" addon. There are already enough of those to last us until the heat death of the universe.
Forum: Lua/XML Help 09-12-14, 03:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 418
Posted By Phanx
When it doubt just open up the library in Notepad...

When it doubt just open up the library in Notepad and see which libraries it references. 99.999% of the time that kind of thing will be right up at the top.



Don't go overboard, though. Obviously...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 09-12-14, 01:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 418
Posted By Phanx
Keep in mind that files are loaded in the order...

Keep in mind that files are loaded in the order they are listed. Your list of libraries will result in a lot of errors on login, because you're loading libraries that depend on other libraries before...
Forum: AddOn Search/Requests 09-12-14, 08:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By Phanx
I doubt the Blizzard code touches the anchor on...

I doubt the Blizzard code touches the anchor on those after creating them, so just find out what the frame is called (type /fstack and move the mouse over the frame) and move it as desired; it...
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