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Forum: General WoW Chat Yesterday, 08:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 133
Posted By Kanegasi
Well that's unfortunate. This sets a different...

Well that's unfortunate. This sets a different kind of precedent for Blizzard's control over addons that they haven't done in retail. It's great that Blizzard is providing a classic experience, but...
Forum: General WoW Chat Yesterday, 04:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 133
Posted By Kanegasi
I still don't see a problem with it. The...

I still don't see a problem with it. The community has always gravitated toward that kind of metric. Blizzard has never even tried to prevent that kind of evolution, only provided their own metrics,...
Forum: General WoW Chat Yesterday, 03:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 133
Posted By Kanegasi
I don't see the problem. It's an addon, just...

I don't see the problem. It's an addon, just don't install it. If people want to use it, let them and ignore it.
Forum: AddOn Search/Requests 08-20-19, 03:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 145
Posted By Kanegasi
When you use REHack, you are running a script...

When you use REHack, you are running a script within the UI, like a large /script macro. No files are involved and REHack saves what you do to its SavedVariables.

If you want to run a script without...
Forum: AddOn Search/Requests 08-20-19, 11:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 145
Posted By Kanegasi
Not possible. You cannot access any files from...

Not possible. You cannot access any files from the game itself. The client loads itself from game install data, then the UI loads all addon files based on folders and matching .toc files, then...
Forum: AddOn Search/Requests 08-18-19, 07:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By Kanegasi
As far as I'm aware, you can set shift to...

As far as I'm aware, you can set shift to something alone, but you can't alter the "modification" ability of shift itself. OP is looking to make Ctrl, Alt, and Space to be the modification keys while...
Forum: General Authoring Discussion 08-18-19, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By Kanegasi
Yes, PlaySound no longer takes sound names, only...

Yes, PlaySound no longer takes sound names, only sound IDs, but that's not the issue here.

OP is using PlaySoundFile, which is affected by another issue. A recent change to further obfuscate the WoW...
Forum: General WoW Chat 08-18-19, 10:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 264
Posted By Kanegasi
How have you accumulated eight accounts? I've...

How have you accumulated eight accounts? I've played since vanilla and have two, one main and a completely separate bnet account I used to trade across the neutral AH before it was merged. Both bnet...
Forum: oUF (Otravi Unit Frames) 08-17-19, 07:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 94
Posted By Kanegasi
As elcius points out, sizing is off on every UI...

As elcius points out, sizing is off on every UI element due to UI scale. If you don't use the UI scale option, WoW does not default it to 1, it attempts to give you a pixel perfect size, which is...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 08-16-19, 05:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By Kanegasi
Oh, oops, I misread. I thought you were the one...

Oh, oops, I misread. I thought you were the one using a local copy. hooksecurefunc propagates local pointers as long as you hook before any localizations happen.

If you are in control of the addon...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 08-16-19, 03:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By Kanegasi
Don't use a local copy. Localizing a function...

Don't use a local copy.

Localizing a function provides a minor performance increase for functions called often, especially each frame. This function is single use when the user requests it during a...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 08-15-19, 03:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 314
Posted By Kanegasi
Keep posting publicly. It's really nice of pas06...

Keep posting publicly. It's really nice of pas06 to offer direct help, but it's better to keep your questions and issues public so that anyone can help. I've been in a similar situation before that...
Forum: AddOn Help/Support 08-11-19, 02:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 477
Posted By Kanegasi
Will It Classic is a link aggregation site for...

Will It Classic is a link aggregation site for addons that either work in classic or are actively maintained for classic. It does not host any addons, it just tracks addons hosted on here, Curse,...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 08-10-19, 10:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By Kanegasi
Guild roster information is not available at a...

Guild roster information is not available at a consistent time during loading or even after the game finishes loading. You have to force load the info using GuildRoster() as early as possible.
Forum: AddOn Help/Support 08-09-19, 08:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 366
Posted By Kanegasi
Doing anything with UNIT_AURA, especially calling...

Doing anything with UNIT_AURA, especially calling those two functions each time, is a noticeable performance hit. UNIT_AURA is ridiculously spammed, dozens a frame, in any combat situation to the...
Forum: AddOn Help/Support 08-01-19, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By Kanegasi
Townlong-Yak is great for sharing lines of code...

Townlong-Yak is great for sharing lines of code from nearly every build of WoW, but not great for raw searches of code.

The classic client is now able to be installed again, if you didn't before, in...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 07-30-19, 07:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 238
Posted By Kanegasi
None of them are defined in Lua. Many functions...

None of them are defined in Lua. Many functions and most widgets are defined on the C++ side of the code, which is not accessible to players, even in datamined files.
Forum: AddOn Help/Support 07-27-19, 10:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By Kanegasi
There is no direct way to find an NPC's...

There is no direct way to find an NPC's associated quest. What add-on authors do to discover daily/weekly lockouts is to query all completed quests (https://wow.gamepedia.com/API_GetQuestsCompleted)...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 07-23-19, 06:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 314
Posted By Kanegasi
Blizzard_TimeManager.toc sets the time manager as...

Blizzard_TimeManager.toc sets the time manager as LoadOnDemand, so it is not loaded initially.

UIParent attempts to load it twice, early if an alarm is enabled, then a second time at...
Forum: General Authoring Discussion 07-14-19, 08:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,850
Posted By Kanegasi
These alternatives only exist because Twitch...

These alternatives only exist because Twitch ruined Curse. Minion is great and all, but it's only for this site, so not exactly an alternative. Minion would probably be the best if every author...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 07-11-19, 04:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,708
Posted By Kanegasi
I feel it's important to point out that RAM usage...

I feel it's important to point out that RAM usage is not a performance issue, except for leak cases such as this thread you created or playing WoW with less than 8GB of RAM. Many addons, "Details"...
Forum: AddOn Help/Support 07-08-19, 02:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 286
Posted By Kanegasi
Line 578 is inside the ADDON_LOADED event for...

Line 578 is inside the ADDON_LOADED event for BugGrabber. The surrounding code deals with Swatter and Stubby, but it also triggers for every addon loaded before the code deals with Swatter or Stubby....
Forum: Lua/XML Help 07-07-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,949
Posted By Kanegasi
I don't understand this part. What do you mean...

I don't understand this part. What do you mean "tables inside tables"? Is wipe not letting you clean that table which happens to be in a table or do you have nested tables inside the table you're...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 07-06-19, 06:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,949
Posted By Kanegasi
That's just Lua. When you create a new table and...

That's just Lua. When you create a new table and assign it to that key, the previous table, despite being empty, still exists. It's just unobtainable, floating in memory, until it gets released by...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 07-06-19, 11:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 462
Posted By Kanegasi
Word of advice for add-on files, either...

Word of advice for add-on files, either SavedVariables or the add-on itself: Do not worry about how much space or memory you use. There is no difference between storing 100 item IDs and storing 100...
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