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Unread 11-06-13, 06:08 PM   #1
skarie
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Need advice for oUF

Hi guys,

I am struggling to decide which one of these colors i should choose for hp bar and mana bar.

Below image shows party frame (far left), player/focus (mid) and target/ targettarget (far right).

Any other advises are also welcome.. thank you.

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Unread 11-07-13, 01:36 AM   #2
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Question aside. Why would you pick sth that is a personal preference of me over a personal preference of you? It is your UI. If you cannot decide just do a color randomizer or whatever.

But since you asked. Blue for a healthbar? Are you serious?
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Unread 11-07-13, 09:50 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by zork View Post
Question aside. Why would you pick sth that is a personal preference of me over a personal preference of you? It is your UI. If you cannot decide just do a color randomizer or whatever.

But since you asked. Blue for a healthbar? Are you serious?
yah I know it's a personal choice but I like them all. I just wanna know what you guys think. Perhaps, there's an obvious advantage of one color over the others>
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Unread 11-07-13, 10:51 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by zork View Post
But since you asked. Blue for a healthbar? Are you serious?
If warlocks still have lifetap I wouldn't argue

Personally I would go class colored or grey, but my whole UI is gray so....

I must have no imagination or something....
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Unread 11-09-13, 04:20 AM   #5
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Use a color that has some logical significance. Class coloring works well for either health or power bars. Power type colors are an obvious choice for power bars. Green/yellow/red based on health levels are popular for health bars, either at fixed thresholds or along a gradient.

Personally I'd suggest coloring only one bar or the other, and use a single solid color for the other bar, to avoid color overload, but it's really up to you. Use something that you can read at a glance without having to think about it. Presumably you've used some other unit frames in the past -- did you like the color scheme they used? If so, just use that.
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