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Old 07-26-09, 10:16 PM   #1
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Pick for 7/26: TheRingThing (new)

TheRingThing:



This is an addon which hopes to bring fruition to an idea our Iriel had a few years ago. With changes to the game's API, something like this is now easier to achieve. The idea is a ring which fills radially instead of straight across, and which does not deal with multiple textures. You can then use these rings to display health/mana/etc. for yourself, your party, your target... So far, Zork's implementation is only configurable through the lua code (I hear he's looking for a helper to do the GUI bit). Through the lua code, though, you can have whole rings or partial (arcs). You can define the thickness of the ring, even making it a whole sphere. You can create rings for any unit, and you can place them anywhere on your screen. He offers many suggestions in the addon's description.

See his ideas of what you can create and try it yourself here.



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Old 07-27-09, 11:58 AM   #2
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First real mod: (techdemo)
http://www.wowinterface.com/download...o.php?id=14213

Second derivation: (techdemo #2)
http://www.wowinterface.com/download...ingThing2.html

So things keep going.
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Old 08-01-09, 12:40 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by zork View Post
First real mod: (techdemo)
http://www.wowinterface.com/download...o.php?id=14213

Second derivation: (techdemo #2)
http://www.wowinterface.com/download...ingThing2.html

So things keep going.
Zork, I'm gonna spend all day tomorrow running through your code, thank you
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