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04-12-08, 08:53 PM   #1
ganders
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GetSpellCooldown() work with SpellIDs?

I know it says it does on WoWWiki, but when I was testing this out:
Code:
GetSpellCooldown(28734)
it returned nil, however
Code:
GetSpellCooldown("Mana Tap")
worked just fine. Can anyone verify this please?
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04-12-08, 09:06 PM   #2
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Make sure the spellID is valid. The API call can accept Spell Name or spellID.
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04-12-08, 09:09 PM   #3
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Mana tap's spell ID is 28734, hence his question. I can confirm this behavior.

EDIT: After review, GetSpellCooldown does not take a spell ID. It takes a slot ID. Check the slot ID of Mana Tap. If you must go by ID, I recommend using GetSpellInfo() to get its name, then proceed to pass the name to GetSpellCooldown:

Code:
GetSpellCooldown((GetSpellInfo(28734)))
Note the extra parentheses are intentional and required for proper operation.

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04-12-08, 09:12 PM   #4
ganders
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Originally Posted by Shirik View Post
Mana tap's spell ID is 28734, hence his question. I can confirm this behavior.

EDIT: After review, GetSpellCooldown does not take a spell ID. It takes a slot ID. Check the slot ID of Mana Tap.
Yup I finally figured this out after A LOT of testing.

I ended up just using
Code:
local name = GetSpellInfo(28730)
local start, duration, enable = GetSpellCooldown(name)
and that does the trick.
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