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ChatAlerts allows you to select which docked ChatFrames will alert you when they have new activity.

ChatFrame tabs can have specific message-type filters set on them from the default UI. ChatAlerts gives you the option to listen for certain message types - when these message types are triggered, the appropriate tab will begin flashing to alert you to new activity.

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  • Chat tabs will continue to flash until activated.
  • Chat tabs can be set to always show.
  • Chat tab borders can be removed.
  • Inactive chat tab names can be set to not fade.
  • Color picker for Active, Inactive, and Alert chat tab fonts.
  • Four different alert flash textures to choose from.
  • The alert flash can be disabled, in favor of using a different font color for the tab name.
  • Color picker for the alert flash texture.
  • Mouseover highlighting can be toggled.

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  • Avatar of salvoswow salvoswow Jun 30, 2013 at 20:57 UTC - 0 likes

    Does anyone know of an addon like this that I don't have to disable every time I want to change talents? Or does anyone know where this one is broken? I'm not a LUA programmer so I can't figure out where the problem lies. If I could, I'd fix it.

  • Avatar of salvoswow salvoswow Jun 15, 2013 at 03:19 UTC - 0 likes

    Okay, I take that back. There is definitely something wrong with ChatAlerts, but my LUA skills aren't good enough to track it down. I do know if I reload my UI and manage to get the talent screen open before ChatAlerts highlights anything, I can reset my talents ok.

  • Avatar of salvoswow salvoswow Jun 09, 2013 at 00:41 UTC - 0 likes

    From what I can tell the problem isn't ChatAlerts. It's some other addon that's causing UI taint, but it's percolating up the call stack. Install BugGrabber! and BugSack and check the list of errors. The problem for me was AtlasLoot. When I disable that, I don't get any errors when changing talents.

  • Avatar of centenaro centenaro May 23, 2013 at 19:26 UTC - 0 likes

    So, every time I try to change a glyph or talent I get the message that ChatAlerts has blocked the UI and I need to disable it.

    It's kinda annoying when you have to change talents every other boss and need to keep enabling and disabling the addon.

    Would you have a look at it? Thanks!

  • Avatar of Lainea Lainea Mar 12, 2013 at 10:18 UTC - 0 likes

    Updated, but still no "instance" option? Does this mean that party/battleground options will work when in an instance? I doubt party will function as 'instance' because now when you are in an instance group, you are also in a party group (assuming you joined with other people)

  • Avatar of Lainea Lainea Dec 30, 2012 at 17:29 UTC - 0 likes

    Is this addon being maintained? Currently does not support the new "Instance" chat, which the majority of group 'activites' use.

  • Avatar of Torhal Torhal Apr 06, 2011 at 23:33 UTC - 0 likes


  • Avatar of Lainea Lainea Mar 06, 2011 at 22:12 UTC - 0 likes

    What happened to the customisation options?? When i open the addon interface options, the chatalerts options page is blank. Can't change colours, fade options, or anything. May have to look for something better if this addon isn't fixed or updated or whatever.

  • Avatar of gullefjung gullefjung Dec 02, 2010 at 14:01 UTC - 0 likes

    Hi, After the uppdate is it only .lua edit?. And do this addon support "Tukui" ?. And i got a prob whit some settings, It only flashes for achivments nothing else, Kinda wierd since evrything is on in the .lua and still it only flashes for achivs

    Last edited Dec 02, 2010 by gullefjung


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