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Unread 10-08-12, 07:18 PM   #1
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Nameplate fix with textures

Since MoP there is a Problem with Nameplates, no matter what Nameplate Addon or without Addon:
First time you see a nameplate of an enemy it has many ugly texture overlapping for like 1 second:

With TidyPlatesThreatPlates and Aurora: Missing Textures


Without any mod:


This textures appear before any addon can handle to hide them so I tryed to replace blizzards textures with empty files:

\Tooltips
Nameplate-Border.blp
Nameplate-CastBar.blp
Nameplate-CastBar-Shield.blp
Nameplate-Glow.blp

Now It looks like this:


Can anyone tell me whats that pink texture and the glow around the nameplate? Where can I finde it
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Unread 10-08-12, 07:21 PM   #2
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I play with nameplates on, and I've never seen anything like that. Are you sure it happens when all addons are disabled at the character screen? Both of your screenshots appear to have at least one addon modifying the nameplates.
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Originally Posted by Phanx View Post
I play with nameplates on, and I've never seen anything like that. Are you sure it happens when all addons are disabled at the character screen? Both of your screenshots appear to have at least one addon modifying the nameplates.
If you want to see it:
go to any training dummys
logout so you can't see the nameplates
login and fly to the nameplates

Added screenshot without any mod:


I found the files its inside the TARGETINGFRAME folder UI-TARGETINGFRAME-FLASH.blp
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Is that with a 'clean' World of Warcraft folder as well?

No replacement files?
Supposedly you can't make some file substitutions for a time now but maybe there's a regression in 5.0.5?

Backup any custom files and remove them, then test again, I've never seen nameplates looking like that either.
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Originally Posted by Dridzt View Post
Is that with a 'clean' World of Warcraft folder as well?

No replacement files?
Supposedly you can't make some file substitutions for a time now but maybe there's a regression in 5.0.5?

Backup any custom files and remove them, then test again, I've never seen nameplates looking like that either.
Yes this last screenshot was without replacement files. I also tested on my macbook where i dont use file substitutions or addons.
Because I was not the only one with this problem I uploaded my empty file here now http://www.wowinterface.com/download...tesFixMoP.html
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I've started seeing this as well, since MoP. I just chalked it up to something funky in Blizzard's code and forgot about it - the issue doesn't persist and is only a momentary annoyance.
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