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Old 07-01-09, 05:41 AM   #1
Zaratara
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Lua problems

Hello. I am new to this with making addons.
I know some programing like c++ and c# but the problem I have right now is that I can't run my lua files. because I can't find how they are supose to look. I have a scrip looking loke this:

*/
local start, duration, enabled = GetSpellCooldown("Fel Domination");
if enabled == 0 then
DEFAULT_CHAT_FRAME:AddMessage("Fel Domination is currently active, use it and wait " .. duration .. " seconds for the next one.");
elseif ( start > 0 and duration > 0) then
DEFAULT_CHAT_FRAME:AddMessage("Fel Domination is cooling down, wait " .. (start + duration - GetTime()) .. " seconds for the next one.");
else
DEFAULT_CHAT_FRAME:AddMessage("Fel Domination is ready.");
end
\*

but I can't test this because I can't activate it in WoW

If you can please help

Thanks

//Zaratara
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Old 07-01-09, 05:55 AM   #2
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http://www.wowwiki.com/Creating_a_slash_command

If you don't know how to create the directory structure, just copy a simple addon. You need a .toc and that .lua file at minimum.
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Old 07-01-09, 06:41 AM   #3
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My advice to you would be to start by finding a simple WoW mod and reverse engineering it. I didn't know squat about Lua when I started either. Two invaluable resources to learn about Lua and the WoW API are here:

http://www.wowwiki.com/Portal:Interface_customization
http://www.lua.org/manual/5.1/
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