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Version: v90200-1.0.0-2020-12-09
by: Cladhaire [More]

Now updated for Classic, check "Other Files" and download the most recent 11302 version!


LightHeaded is a very simple addon that displays quest information and comments from http://www.wowhead.com in game, eliminating the need to Alt-Tab when you get stuck on quest. This addon was inspired by qcomments and wowhead_quests, which both serve a similar purpose. Data is only loaded when you first request it, so you can be sure you're not using more memory than you need to.

I HIGHLY suggest using this addon with TomTom, another one of my addons (http://www.wowinterface.com/download...32-TomTom.html ). This allows you to simply click any coordinate in LightHeaded to add it to your map as a waypoint.

The following slash commands are valid:
  • /lh attach - Attaches the frame to the quest log
  • /lh detach - Detaches the frame, allows you to resize and move it
  • /lh sound - Toggles the open/close sound
  • /lh page - Toggles showing all comments on one page, or with multiple pages
  • /lh bgalpha <0.0-1.0> - Changes the alpha of the LH window background textures, so you can see the world.
  • /lh debug - Enables or disabled debug messages when loading quest databases
  • /lh config - Opens the LightHeaded configuration window
  • /lh autodetails - Toggle automatic opening of the Lightheaded window when clicking a quest in the objective tracker

LightHeaded now includes the English descriptions and introductory text for most of the quests in the game. This is disabled by default, but can be enabled for those players that are not playing in their native locale.

LightHeaded supports sending coordinates to TomTom, MapNotes, Cartographer2 and Cartographer3.

IMPORTANT: Addon authors that wish to use this API and data should
include the wowhead logo in the frame that displays this information.
They are kind enough to let me continue parsing their database, and we
owe them at least that much. Thank you.

Thanks for using my addons!

commit e2097eb224c476571b996b7c0a75fa612279fe9c (HEAD -> master, tag: v90002-1.0.0, origin/master, origin/HEAD)
Author: Jim Whitehead <[email protected]>
Date: Sun Jan 3 16:33:37 2021 +0100

Fix font justification

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Date: Sun Jan 3 16:29:34 2021 +0100

Updates for 9.x

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Date: Sun Jan 3 16:28:03 2021 +0100

Update parse December-09

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Date: Tue May 5 19:35:27 2020 +0200

Update parse 2020-05-01

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Date: Tue Jul 23 20:26:11 2019 +0200

Update version 8.2

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Author: Jim Whitehead <[email protected]>
Date: Sun Jul 7 21:18:08 2019 +0200

Update parse 2019-07-06

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Date: Sun Jun 2 21:55:35 2019 +0200

Comments updated 2019-06-02

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Date: Sat Feb 16 10:39:43 2019 +0100

Updated parse 2019-02-11

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Date: Tue Dec 18 23:06:50 2018 +0100

Update 2018-12-16

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Date: Mon Dec 10 22:21:35 2018 +0100

Update comments 2018-12-01

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Date: Wed Oct 17 09:17:44 2018 +0200

Update comments for BfA quests

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Date: Wed Sep 12 22:53:46 2018 +0200

Updated comments parsed 2018-09-10

commit 431924fbfa61c71c439a51550afbc57c6d21d51f
Author: Jim Whitehead <[email protected]>
Date: Tue Aug 21 22:41:52 2018 +0200

Updated comment parse.

Thanks again Lunar <3

commit 91dfec5dbc302522d4532b12925196b8e6711b83
Author: Jim Whitehead <[email protected]>
Date: Fri Jul 20 11:53:01 2018 +0200

Update for 8.0

This disables POI clicking integration, that will need to be fixed by finding
the correct function to hook to intercept. Searching and manually opening
works.

commit 1d5341b58abf22b22afd42d4b92cc8bf5dac73d1
Author: Jim Whitehead <[email protected]>
Date: Wed Jan 3 08:38:41 2018 +0100

Updated comment parse

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Date: Thu Aug 10 09:29:43 2017 +0200

Update comments parsed 31-July

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Date: Thu Apr 6 18:59:49 2017 +0200

Update TOC for 7.2

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Date: Thu Apr 6 18:56:33 2017 +0200

Updated comment parse

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Date: Thu Jan 12 21:23:29 2017 +0100

Add new parse, update integration, update toc.

Thanks to lunarwtr for the fixes

commit 547b33546eb69dccb662beffda2625d74bf11b74
Author: Jim Whitehead <[email protected]>
Date: Thu Oct 27 22:39:13 2016 +0200

Update for 7.1

commit ea5dd596d578663a34044137a34b04b42ff1a4ac
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Date: Wed Sep 7 15:35:26 2016 +0200

Disable auto-popup on SelectQuestLogEntry

commit c3e67123f3233e8e0abd1eb74562f74b1e005209
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Date: Mon Sep 5 14:54:46 2016 +0200

Update TOC for 70000

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Date: Mon Sep 5 14:52:45 2016 +0200

Update for new parsing script

Thanks to lunarwtr we're able to parse again, since I didn't have time
to fix the previous parser. This required some changes to the addon, but
this should get things back up and working.

commit f4a0f7d143c67eb1768662ca73073b103e9e861d
Author: Jim Whitehead <[email protected]>
Date: Sat Jan 31 15:35:53 2015 +0100

Remove dead code

commit 61d0d2ab136d5f79be4edc62e6ae3cbc2964431c
Author: Jim Whitehead <[email protected]>
Date: Sat Jan 31 15:27:56 2015 +0100

Fix LH waypoint set integration

- We now are able to properly reverse WowHead mapFileIds to the in-game
areaIds, so waypoints should be set in the correct zone.
- We don't know how to set a waypoint in an instanced zone, so we just
put those in the current zone
- Integration with MapNotes, Cartographer and friends always set in the
current zone.

commit ce35e8b832925ec497af58a9d53c70c9d387816a
Author: Jim Whitehead <[email protected]>
Date: Sat Jan 31 10:17:44 2015 +0100

Use new API to set waypoint in current zone
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Unread Today, 02:36 AM  
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Re: Lightheaded for TBC Classic

Originally Posted by rbpaiett
Is there a Lightheaded for TBC Classic on the way?
Not at the moment, but I'll see what I can do.
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Lightheaded for TBC Classic

Is there a Lightheaded for TBC Classic on the way?
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Originally Posted by Cladhaire
Originally Posted by Celso Annes
I disabled all my addon and let only LightHeaded and I am getting this error, anybody know how to resolve that?
Thanks

Code:
Message: Interface\AddOns\LightHeaded\LightHeaded.lua:57: Usage: hooksecurefunc([table,] "function", hookfunc)
Time: Tue Mar 30 22:45:26 2021
Count: 1
Stack: Interface\AddOns\LightHeaded\LightHeaded.lua:57: Usage: hooksecurefunc([table,] "function", hookfunc)
Interface\AddOns\LightHeaded\Dongle.lua:1316: in function <Interface\AddOns\LightHeaded\Dongle.lua:1308>
Interface\AddOns\LightHeaded\Dongle.lua:1338: in function <Interface\AddOns\LightHeaded\Dongle.lua:1325>
[C]: in function `pcall'
Interface\AddOns\LightHeaded\Dongle.lua:246: in function <Interface\AddOns\LightHeaded\Dongle.lua:245>
Interface\AddOns\LightHeaded\Dongle.lua:336: in function <Interface\AddOns\LightHeaded\Dongle.lua:327>
[C]: in function `LoadAddOn'
Interface\FrameXML\UIParent.lua:353: in function `UIParentLoadAddOn'
Interface\FrameXML\UIParent.lua:424: in function `TimeManager_LoadUI'
Interface\FrameXML\UIParent.lua:693: in function <Interface\FrameXML\UIParent.lua:658>

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I don't think that's coming from LightHeaded, oddly enough. Have you tried a fresh reinstall?

I removed the folders of LightHeaded, downloaded again... error again:

Code:
Message: Interface\AddOns\LightHeaded\LightHeaded.lua:57: Usage: hooksecurefunc([table,] "function", hookfunc)
Time: Tue Apr  6 08:06:30 2021
Count: 1
Stack: Interface\AddOns\LightHeaded\LightHeaded.lua:57: Usage: hooksecurefunc([table,] "function", hookfunc)
Interface\AddOns\LightHeaded\Dongle.lua:1316: in function <Interface\AddOns\LightHeaded\Dongle.lua:1308>
Interface\AddOns\LightHeaded\Dongle.lua:1338: in function <Interface\AddOns\LightHeaded\Dongle.lua:1325>
[C]: in function `pcall'
Interface\AddOns\LightHeaded\Dongle.lua:246: in function <Interface\AddOns\LightHeaded\Dongle.lua:245>
Interface\AddOns\LightHeaded\Dongle.lua:336: in function <Interface\AddOns\LightHeaded\Dongle.lua:327>
[C]: in function `LoadAddOn'
Interface\FrameXML\UIParent.lua:353: in function `UIParentLoadAddOn'
Interface\FrameXML\UIParent.lua:424: in function `TimeManager_LoadUI'
Interface\FrameXML\UIParent.lua:693: in function <Interface\FrameXML\UIParent.lua:658>

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I disabled all my addon again, my WoW Classic is a fresh install.
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Originally Posted by Celso Annes
I disabled all my addon and let only LightHeaded and I am getting this error, anybody know how to resolve that?
Thanks

Code:
Message: Interface\AddOns\LightHeaded\LightHeaded.lua:57: Usage: hooksecurefunc([table,] "function", hookfunc)
Time: Tue Mar 30 22:45:26 2021
Count: 1
Stack: Interface\AddOns\LightHeaded\LightHeaded.lua:57: Usage: hooksecurefunc([table,] "function", hookfunc)
Interface\AddOns\LightHeaded\Dongle.lua:1316: in function <Interface\AddOns\LightHeaded\Dongle.lua:1308>
Interface\AddOns\LightHeaded\Dongle.lua:1338: in function <Interface\AddOns\LightHeaded\Dongle.lua:1325>
[C]: in function `pcall'
Interface\AddOns\LightHeaded\Dongle.lua:246: in function <Interface\AddOns\LightHeaded\Dongle.lua:245>
Interface\AddOns\LightHeaded\Dongle.lua:336: in function <Interface\AddOns\LightHeaded\Dongle.lua:327>
[C]: in function `LoadAddOn'
Interface\FrameXML\UIParent.lua:353: in function `UIParentLoadAddOn'
Interface\FrameXML\UIParent.lua:424: in function `TimeManager_LoadUI'
Interface\FrameXML\UIParent.lua:693: in function <Interface\FrameXML\UIParent.lua:658>

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I don't think that's coming from LightHeaded, oddly enough. Have you tried a fresh reinstall?
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Re: waypoint parsing is off?

Originally Posted by uberginsu
maybe due to new functionality in wowhead (copy/paste tom tom commands)?

the waypoints can be parsed incorrectly
see Disrupting the Flow quest.

in lightheaded it shows up as /way [36.3],[43.2] (second row used for unique numbers), and after clicking the waypoint in lightheaded it shows up on map as 43,2 .

luv the addon ty for all the hard work!
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Yeah I haven't gotten around to fixing this, but I'll see what I can do next time I'm working on it!
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Update?

Is there going to be an update anytime soon? I appreciate all you do here!!
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I disabled all my addon and let only LightHeaded and I am getting this error, anybody know how to resolve that?
Thanks

Code:
Message: Interface\AddOns\LightHeaded\LightHeaded.lua:57: Usage: hooksecurefunc([table,] "function", hookfunc)
Time: Tue Mar 30 22:45:26 2021
Count: 1
Stack: Interface\AddOns\LightHeaded\LightHeaded.lua:57: Usage: hooksecurefunc([table,] "function", hookfunc)
Interface\AddOns\LightHeaded\Dongle.lua:1316: in function <Interface\AddOns\LightHeaded\Dongle.lua:1308>
Interface\AddOns\LightHeaded\Dongle.lua:1338: in function <Interface\AddOns\LightHeaded\Dongle.lua:1325>
[C]: in function `pcall'
Interface\AddOns\LightHeaded\Dongle.lua:246: in function <Interface\AddOns\LightHeaded\Dongle.lua:245>
Interface\AddOns\LightHeaded\Dongle.lua:336: in function <Interface\AddOns\LightHeaded\Dongle.lua:327>
[C]: in function `LoadAddOn'
Interface\FrameXML\UIParent.lua:353: in function `UIParentLoadAddOn'
Interface\FrameXML\UIParent.lua:424: in function `TimeManager_LoadUI'
Interface\FrameXML\UIParent.lua:693: in function <Interface\FrameXML\UIParent.lua:658>

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attach command not working with 3rd-party quest logs?

Just wanted to make sure it's not a bug, but I'm using Classic Quest Log and when I type "/lh attach" it just prints the help message to chat. And that message doesn't have attach or detach as an option. Has it been removed? If not, does it only work on the Blizzard frames (no problem if so, but it would be cool to add the ability to set which frame to attach to...)?
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waypoint parsing is off?

maybe due to new functionality in wowhead (copy/paste tom tom commands)?

the waypoints can be parsed incorrectly
see Disrupting the Flow quest.

in lightheaded it shows up as /way [36.3],[43.2] (second row used for unique numbers), and after clicking the waypoint in lightheaded it shows up on map as 43,2 .

luv the addon ty for all the hard work!
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Having World Map / Quest Log not in full screen is the workaround to those who does not close withit.

At least for me .
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Originally Posted by Cladhaire
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Originally Posted by Motsew
Updated to latest version of Lightheaded and when I close the quest log, Lightheaded does not close with it, it stays open and I have to manually close it. I've tried checking to see if this is maybe an option I've accidentally turned on but to no avail, any suggestions?
This has been the case for at least 2 expansions. I haven't ever heard of a fix or a workaround. I just not and smile and say, "Of course, you want to make sure I'm helped. Thank you!" and click the X.

Why yes, I talk to inanimate objects all the time. Why do you ask?
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Hrm. You run any quest log addon?
Quest Guru. I don't recall when I added it, but I've been running something to make the quest log more happy for me since they changed it and blended it with the map. I also don't recall when this persistence of Lightheaded started happening (that sounds like a book title...) but I find it minor. Sometimes hitting escape clears it, sometimes not. I'm trying to get everything settled out with Altoholic and Thaoky being back, so I haven't been on today yet to test it.

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Originally Posted by Barleduq
Originally Posted by Motsew
Updated to latest version of Lightheaded and when I close the quest log, Lightheaded does not close with it, it stays open and I have to manually close it. I've tried checking to see if this is maybe an option I've accidentally turned on but to no avail, any suggestions?
This has been the case for at least 2 expansions. I haven't ever heard of a fix or a workaround. I just not and smile and say, "Of course, you want to make sure I'm helped. Thank you!" and click the X.

Why yes, I talk to inanimate objects all the time. Why do you ask?
-Barleduq
Hrm. You run any quest log addon?
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Originally Posted by Motsew
Updated to latest version of Lightheaded and when I close the quest log, Lightheaded does not close with it, it stays open and I have to manually close it. I've tried checking to see if this is maybe an option I've accidentally turned on but to no avail, any suggestions?
This has been the case for at least 2 expansions. I haven't ever heard of a fix or a workaround. I just not and smile and say, "Of course, you want to make sure I'm helped. Thank you!" and click the X.

Why yes, I talk to inanimate objects all the time. Why do you ask?
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Campaign quests are not visible/A new hope

im a druid doing night fae campaign, all the normal shadowlands quests are fully functional (TYVM) in lightheaded, but when i click on a campaign quest. the popup has a blank body with default text "search for a quest..." showing page 1 of 1 and nothing else.
FYI v.v90002-1.0.0.

none of my campaign quests display, I've even tried disabling other addons.
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edit: vast majority of campaign quests are blank;
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Updated to latest version of Lightheaded and when I close the quest log, Lightheaded does not close with it, it stays open and I have to manually close it. I've tried checking to see if this is maybe an option I've accidentally turned on but to no avail, any suggestions?
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