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Forum: Lua/XML Help 11-20-05, 07:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,872
Posted By Littlejohn
Wow, that's an interesting way to assign colors....

Wow, that's an interesting way to assign colors. Lua hashes strings already as part of its shared/constant string implementation (i.e. "ab" is the same object as "a".."b"). I don't think you can get...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 11-11-05, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,302
Posted By Littlejohn
If you're going for something that's quick+easy...

If you're going for something that's quick+easy to enter, you might want to skip the comma separated list idea -- it's kind of programmerish ya know? Here's a little function that just grabs all the...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 11-11-05, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,302
Posted By Littlejohn
text = "1, 2, 3, 4" _, _, a, b, c, d =...

text = "1, 2, 3, 4"

_, _, a, b, c, d = string.find(text, "(%d+), (%d+), (%d+), (%d+)")

That is probably too finicky for use in the real world -- it won't match if there are extra spaces around the...
Forum: Alpha/Beta AddOns and Compilations 10-30-05, 06:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 20,951
Posted By Littlejohn
This is a really weird conversation. It's like a...

This is a really weird conversation. It's like a meta-game -- inventing client logic to beat Blizzard's server logic. Do you need decursive to beat certain encounters? Is Blizzard reacting to the use...
Forum: AddOn Search/Requests 10-24-05, 12:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,188
Posted By Littlejohn
You need to get one of those pseudo-perpetual...

You need to get one of those pseudo-perpetual motion birds that sit on the side of a glass and keep dipping into the water. Carefully position the mouse so it's where the "Join" button will appear,...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 10-05-05, 07:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,554
Posted By Littlejohn
I can't answer your question, but I can give you...

I can't answer your question, but I can give you advice. ;) Many people have tried to catch spellcasting with mixed success -- there seem to be many corner cases to trip on. I doubt the existing...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 10-05-05, 07:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,098
Posted By Littlejohn
Yes. Individual frames register interest in...

Yes.

Individual frames register interest in events. (This is both an excellent feature and a cause of performance problems when scaling to large number of frames. Choose your event registrations...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 10-05-05, 07:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,555
Posted By Littlejohn
You're trying to save a property on an object...

You're trying to save a property on an object without saving the entire object?

Just save the top-level object and all nested objects will be saved. If this is inefficient (for example too many...
Forum: AddOn Search/Requests 09-28-05, 05:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,906
Posted By Littlejohn
I'm pretty sure that will work anymore in 1.7...

I'm pretty sure that will work anymore in 1.7 because of the weapon swap cooldown. If the weapon swap happens, the spell won't go off because of the cooldown. The best you can do is a macro that...
Forum: Chit-Chat 09-26-05, 06:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,345
Posted By Littlejohn
You should just leave it then! (adjusts tin foil...

You should just leave it then! (adjusts tin foil hat) Some of us have very active imaginations. :rolleyes:
Forum: Chit-Chat 09-26-05, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,345
Posted By Littlejohn
This reminds me. You had a really mysterious post...

This reminds me. You had a really mysterious post about not ever reading the Bliz forums again. Then that post disappeared... and now it looks like you're reading Bliz forums again! I don't read the...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 09-23-05, 07:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,946
Posted By Littlejohn
You guys correct me if I'm wrong, but I think the...

You guys correct me if I'm wrong, but I think the OP thinks that GetCenter and SetPosition take absolute coordinates. Don't both of those APIs use relative coordinates by default? The broken code is...
Forum: AddOn Search/Requests 09-20-05, 05:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,082
Posted By Littlejohn
Gatherer has a mini-map button to turn on/off the...

Gatherer has a mini-map button to turn on/off the various mini-map icons. It does get cluttered after a while I agree. Sometimes the resource icons at the edge overlap the party/corpse/direction...
Forum: AddOn Search/Requests 09-19-05, 05:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,082
Posted By Littlejohn
How long have you been playing? Maybe I've...

How long have you been playing? Maybe I've started too many characters and spent too much time in the sub-40 zones, but leather drops seem pretty easy to remember. The exotic stuff I always thottbot....
Forum: AddOn Search/Requests 09-18-05, 10:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,887
Posted By Littlejohn
It's just coincidence maybe? Most guys only...

It's just coincidence maybe? Most guys only know

macaroni and cheese
ramen noodles
toast

;)
Forum: Chit-Chat 09-18-05, 10:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,650
Posted By Littlejohn
How do you replace the in-game music? Can you...

How do you replace the in-game music? Can you change it in response to game events, like being in combat or PvP flagged, etc.?
Forum: Chit-Chat 09-17-05, 02:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,650
Posted By Littlejohn
I turn off the music sometimes so I can listen to...

I turn off the music sometimes so I can listen to other stuff. Is there some advantage to replacing WoW in-game music over just turning it off?
Forum: AddOn Search/Requests 09-14-05, 10:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,401
Posted By Littlejohn
WoW uses a stateful network protocol, so it isn't...

WoW uses a stateful network protocol, so it isn't possible to inject extra messages from an external source. (Before I agreed to the TOS I poked around the network stream on my son's copy. It's not a...
Forum: Chit-Chat 09-12-05, 04:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,314
Posted By Littlejohn
How about young Christopher Paolini and his...

How about young Christopher Paolini and his masterful Tolkien/Herbert rip-off? I was amazed at the 19 year old kid's first book even if it did begin with an orphaned child living with his uncle... as...
Forum: AddOn Help/Support 09-12-05, 04:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,287
Posted By Littlejohn
If it really does include MoveAnything then the...

If it really does include MoveAnything then the system (escape key) menu will have a button on it to bring up the MoveAnything configuration window. If there's no button there, you may need to learn...
Forum: Class Discussions 09-10-05, 09:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,061
Posted By Littlejohn
Cool, how does it do that? I thought UnitMana()...

Cool, how does it do that? I thought UnitMana() returned energy or rage as soon as I shifted form. Is there a way to get the current mana in shape shift form? (Hmm. Maybe it hooks the mana event and...
Forum: AddOn Help/Support 09-10-05, 09:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,882
Posted By Littlejohn
Whoops, on second thought, I don't think that...

Whoops, on second thought, I don't think that will work. (Can't remember if Lua returns multiple values when called in list context.) The following should work:

/script local...
Forum: AddOn Help/Support 09-10-05, 09:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,882
Posted By Littlejohn
Gatherer shows coordinates on the big map. You...

Gatherer shows coordinates on the big map.

You don't actually need a mod to show the coordinates of your current player position -- it's a pretty simple macro:

/script...
Forum: AddOn Help/Support 09-08-05, 05:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,433
Posted By Littlejohn
Your WoW install might have been on a bad spot on...

Your WoW install might have been on a bad spot on the disk. I would uninstall WoW, then run a disk scan and possibly a defragment. I don't think Windows is very good about tracking bad disk sectors...
Forum: AddOn Help/Support 09-08-05, 04:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,756
Posted By Littlejohn
Sorry, should have been more specific: what...

Sorry, should have been more specific: what options/plug-ins do you have for Titan?

I'm on cable too. My connection averages about 3.5 Mbps bandwidth, but the latency is still usually 80+ ms. It...
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