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05-27-19, 01:40 AM   #1
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How to open addon interface options?

Edit: Shortly after making this post I found the answer. For anyone searching for the same thing, you just need to call
InterfaceOptionsFrame_OpenToCategory("ADDON NAME")
I made a panel and some options in the interface addon menu for my addon.

I can hit escape and access the addons menu from there, but I wanted to add a slash command to open up the menu automatically.

I've done this a long time ago and I forgot how I accomplished this. How would I open up the interface addon window and select a specific panel with LUA?

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05-27-19, 10:03 AM   #2
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Quick note, there has been a long standing bug(?) that prevents that code from always opening to the addon. The work around I use is first calling InterfaceOptionsFrame_Show before opening the category.

Lua Code:
  1. InterfaceOptionsFrame_Show()
  2. InterfaceOptionsFrame_OpenToCategory("ADDON NAME")
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05-30-19, 12:37 PM   #3
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Or you can just open to the category twice.

This usually happens if your addon is not visible in the scrollframe list on the left.
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