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Unread 09-20-09, 11:29 AM   #1
Lo'oris
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casting onmousover

I would like to be able to move the mouse over a character, click a key, and having that spell cast on him without having to left click to target him.

Now, clique does that but only with mouse buttons, that's not what I want.
Click2cast allows to set keyboard keys, but is still missing the point: I do not want to set new keys, I want to use the keys I already have set on bartender! (or whatever bar I am using)

Now, an acceptable addon would be one that targets any raid or party player I pass the mouse over.

The ideal one would of course just allow me to cast the spell on them using the already set bindings.



Now, the questions are:
• is there already an addon who can do that? (I couldn't find it)
if no:
• is this possible? (I can't see a reason why it couldn't)
• does it need to be a modification to bartender, or can it work on its own?
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Unread 09-20-09, 11:59 AM   #2
Akryn
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Can you not just do:

/cast [target=mouseover, exists][] someSpell

?
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Unread 09-20-09, 12:21 PM   #3
Vraan
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#showtooltip RandomSpell
/cast [target=mouseover,help,nodead][help][target=player] RandomSpell

Is what I use for healing.
It will heal the character under the mouse pointer, or if there is no ally there, heal a friendly that you have targeted, or if there is none heal yourself. Replace RandomSpell with the spell of your choice.
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Unread 09-20-09, 12:25 PM   #4
Lo'oris
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I don't want to do it with a macro, I want to solve the problem once and for all with an addon.
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Unread 09-20-09, 02:21 PM   #5
Akryn
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Originally Posted by Lo'oris View Post
I don't want to do it with a macro, I want to solve the problem once and for all with an addon.
IMO, you're oversimplifying something that's not that easy. Do you really want *all* spells to cast on the mouseover if there is one? Even, for example, spells that are selfcast only? That would get annoying pretty fast. Writing the macros the way you want them for each button is better because you get finer control.
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Unread 09-20-09, 02:44 PM   #6
Lo'oris
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Originally Posted by Akryn View Post
IMO, you're oversimplifying something that's not that easy. Do you really want *all* spells to cast on the mouseover if there is one? Even, for example, spells that are selfcast only? That would get annoying pretty fast.
I really don't see the problem.
Honestly.
I asked three questions. I would appreciate if someone could answer. Please?
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