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Forum: Lua/XML Help 06-08-13, 11:28 AM
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Posted By lilsparky
for cases like this where it's ambiguous what...

for cases like this where it's ambiguous what data is available when, you can set up a timer to periodically run a simple function that checks for good return results (ie, not nil) on functions...
Forum: AddOn Search/Requests 02-05-12, 02:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,021
Posted By lilsparky
do you just list the base ingredients? what if...

do you just list the base ingredients? what if the ingredients themselves are craftable?
Forum: General Authoring Discussion 01-29-12, 08:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,224
Posted By lilsparky
didn't read thru your entire code, but i would...

didn't read thru your entire code, but i would concentrate on any calls that query the server -- particularly if it's something in an OnUpdate script... it's generally a good idea to throttle...
Forum: General Authoring Discussion 12-04-11, 09:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,010
Posted By lilsparky
yeah, that's the exact issue. i posted my...

yeah, that's the exact issue. i posted my problem a number of times in different forums (wowace, the official ui forum) but nobody could help or even point me to any kind of useful information. ...
Forum: General Authoring Discussion 12-04-11, 08:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,010
Posted By lilsparky
yeah, i've had people complain about this with...

yeah, i've had people complain about this with GnomeWorks. likely we both use lots of frames/children to organize our ui's so we're both being hit by it.

the problem, as best as i can tell, relates...
Forum: General WoW Chat 10-04-11, 10:20 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,311
Posted By lilsparky
zomg you hacked yourself.

zomg you hacked yourself.
Forum: Lua/XML Help 07-30-11, 02:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,489
Posted By lilsparky
that last "true" in your query is the "getall"...

that last "true" in your query is the "getall" flag. if you set that to true, it gets every item at the auction house.
Forum: AddOn Search/Requests 07-23-11, 11:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,357
Posted By lilsparky
the trouble with your request is that the...

the trouble with your request is that the tradeskill window is populated directly by the standard api calls to the tradeskill functions. in addition, the normal filtering options available to the...
Forum: General Authoring Discussion 05-28-11, 02:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,194
Posted By lilsparky
as a generic system, i think a guild-wide...

as a generic system, i think a guild-wide information sharing system would be pretty useful. i've done a bit of dabbling for a specific addon of mine, but debugging code that requires multiple...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 03-06-11, 12:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,827
Posted By lilsparky
this will be complicated by addons that store...

this will be complicated by addons that store config data that is tied to specific characters/servers.
Forum: Lua/XML Help 03-06-11, 11:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,997
Posted By lilsparky
that's a lot of questions. i'll just mention a...

that's a lot of questions. i'll just mention a few things.

use locals when you can. local variables are limited to the current scope (meaning they are only defined inside of the current do..end...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 02-13-11, 05:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,446
Posted By lilsparky
i would think it shouldn't take too much to...

i would think it shouldn't take too much to figure out the basic formula if it fits the format of the armor formula above.
Forum: AddOn Search/Requests 02-08-11, 10:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,489
Posted By lilsparky
you can't bind to shift/alt/ctrl/apple anyway, so...

you can't bind to shift/alt/ctrl/apple anyway, so does it matter where they are?

just list them in a modifier stack or something. since they're toggles and not actually bindable, i think it's...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 02-07-11, 12:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,958
Posted By lilsparky
StartMoving/Sizing automatically enable the...

StartMoving/Sizing automatically enable the SetUserPlaced flag. you need to turn it off after you're done moving your frame.
Forum: Lua/XML Help 02-01-11, 10:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,902
Posted By lilsparky
tileSize of 0 doesn't seem right to me.

tileSize of 0 doesn't seem right to me.
Forum: Dev Tools 01-16-11, 04:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 16,504
Posted By lilsparky
another reason to avoid libraries when just...

another reason to avoid libraries when just learning how things are working is that libraries often obfuscate how things are working by hooking base functions or mimicking widget classes. since lua...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 01-07-11, 05:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,701
Posted By lilsparky
those are not functions, they're methods. i...

those are not functions, they're methods. i would expect, tho i'm not sure, that this would work:

func = "EnableMouse"

...

fame[func](frame, true/false)


assuming that bliz widget methods act...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 11-15-10, 02:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,293
Posted By lilsparky
you should register the event...

you should register the event "UPDATE_BATTLEFIELD_SCORE" then periodically call RequestBattlefieldScoreData() i think.

edit: i've always thought a great mod would be to mimic a sports ticker...
Forum: Chit-Chat 11-08-10, 11:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,286
Posted By lilsparky
any luck with any other realms?

any luck with any other realms?
Forum: Lua/XML Help 10-21-10, 12:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,954
Posted By lilsparky
switch to checking if time remaining is less than...

switch to checking if time remaining is less than 29000 or whatever number and instead of just printing, print and then disable the onUpdate script so it no longer is called. this can be done a...
Forum: Gameplay 08-10-10, 11:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 20,454
Posted By lilsparky
yeah, gnomeworks will be coming online soon i...

yeah, gnomeworks will be coming online soon i hope. it's pretty much usable right now, but it's still got some known issues and gotchas. i'd say it's about 50% in terms of features implemented, but...
Forum: General Authoring Discussion 07-31-10, 02:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,250
Posted By lilsparky
i don't think libpt has that data. there's a lib...

i don't think libpt has that data.

there's a lib called libaurainfo that has all the auras (and their expected durations) but it isn't broken up by class.
Forum: General Authoring Discussion 07-30-10, 03:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,181
Posted By lilsparky
is there some reason your code lacks parentheses...

is there some reason your code lacks parentheses around some of your arguments?

local addon = CreateFrame"Frame"

should be

local addon = CreateFrame("Frame")

and:
Forum: General Authoring Discussion 07-28-10, 01:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,181
Posted By lilsparky
SPELL_AURA_APPLIED is not an event, per se. you...

SPELL_AURA_APPLIED is not an event, per se. you need to register COMBAT_LOG_UNFILTERED as your event, and then parse the combat log event's arguments to figure out what type of combat log event...
Forum: General Authoring Discussion 07-25-10, 11:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,899
Posted By lilsparky
fwiw, you can get *most* tradeskill info from the...

fwiw, you can get *most* tradeskill info from the blizz api without opening the tradeskill window. if you GetSpellLink(tradeSkill) the 2nd argument is a link to the tradeskill. from that link, you...
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