Chatter

Example configuration 1

Chatter is a comprehensive, lightweight, mega-configurable chat enhancement addon. It supports a whole bunch of stuff, including:

- Hiding buttons
- Custom aliases for channel names
- Coloring of player names by class or deterministic HSV formula, and player levels next to names
- Custom font and font size for your chat frames
- Custom background, border, and positioning for the edit box
- Option to let the edit box border color match the color of the channel you are typing in
- Channel colors remembered by name, rather than by number
- Scrolling your chat frames with the mouse wheel.
- Sticky channels, configurable
- Ability to copy a chat frame's contents to your clipboard
- Ability to copy URLs to your clipboard
- Ability to customize the background and border of your chat frames
- Timestamps
- A /tt command to send a tell to your target
- A module that turns the word "invite" into clickable links that let you invite the speaker.
- Highlights both for custom keywords in specific channels
- Chat fading toggles
- Text justification
- Autologging (Off by default)
- Alt linking
- Much larger and smaller chat frames than default
- A Groupsay (/gr) command to talk to your group, whether that's battleground, raid, or party.
- Chat Tab look-n-feel modifications
- Paging through chat tabs with the scroll wheel

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  • Avatar of Leilameda Leilameda Nov 28, 2014 at 09:29 UTC - 0 likes

    I realy love the AddOn and I'd like to switch Prat with Chatter. However there is one thing that bugs me so much that I can't and I don't find a way to disable it. Maybe you can help to find it or even disable it in the Lua... When you mouseover the Chattabs and then scroll it switches between the tabs instead of scrolling the chat... Please let me disable this :/

  • Avatar of darkreign11 darkreign11 Oct 30, 2014 at 02:12 UTC - 0 likes

    Chatter core was updated its libraries that it uses however were not. this is why people are still seeing issues and errors. Regardless if you use the standard or nolib. these libraries themselves have yet to be updated. And until such time that they are updated Chatter itself should not tout itself as 6.0.2 compliant. Which technically the core might be, but its libraries which are used to run it are not. To get an idea on how up to date its libraries are.. even examine the ones bundled with the current release. Then users will understand why its still having problems.

    And even a long standing issue for me and others that I looked over. Was Chatter having problems using or swapping into profiles. At times its even corrupted the current profile for whatever reason. And then everything is reset to default. I was testing this with Chatter being the only loaded addon and just doing some stress tests with it in different situations. Whatever is tainting the profiles needs to be hunted down and squished. As well as figure out why it refuses to swap profiles when requested. And act like there was no request in kind.

    Some might consider this comparison moot but Chatter is like how Mac software is designed with elegance and grace. While Prat is like Windows clunky and ugly. And since both types are trying to make the experience unique and well formed. It makes only sense that Chatter be the dominant one based on its design. Yet over time it has slowly and sadly started to fall behind it feels like. More and more issues starting to creep in. Someone needs to really go through Chatter and do some heavy cleanup.

    Last edited Oct 30, 2014 by darkreign11
  • Avatar of ElChOrC ElChOrC Oct 18, 2014 at 13:34 UTC - 0 likes

    YAY! AN UPDATE!!! I'm still having some issues with the "Set Main" function. Basically, it sets nothing :P

    Just thoughtto bring it up in case there's something that can be done

  • Avatar of mite90 mite90 Sep 14, 2014 at 14:45 UTC - 0 likes

    oke like this when i ahve in my grp some1 drom russian server or somethink like that and when he /roll i cant see his roll whats the problem?

  • Avatar of Maven79 Maven79 Mar 08, 2014 at 23:03 UTC - 0 likes
  • Avatar of Korthas Korthas Feb 24, 2014 at 12:47 UTC - 0 likes

    Is this mod still being updated?

    If not does anyone know a suitable substitute?

  • Avatar of sykopat sykopat Feb 19, 2014 at 17:33 UTC - 0 likes

    @Zeeky97: Go

    I second this, please consider implementing such a feature. :)

  • Avatar of Zeeky97 Zeeky97 Feb 19, 2014 at 17:02 UTC - 0 likes

    Since last patch, Realm names show after player names, even tho they are in my realm. Any way to disable this? Its really annoying.

    Thanks

  • Avatar of djeboe djeboe Feb 19, 2014 at 15:25 UTC - 0 likes

    is it just me or did 5.4.7 break showing "Main" names in chat. I see it when they login still, but when they talk in chat, I do not see their main name anymore. I have tried to reset the main name for the person and that does not help. This is a great feature that I really love, and would hate to see it stop working. I am using the latest alpha build from Dec 16th.

    Last edited Feb 19, 2014 by djeboe
  • Avatar of candent candent Jan 31, 2014 at 05:38 UTC - 0 likes

    Ok, I just recently got back into playing the game, and I used to use this addon in my interface. However, I seem to be having an issue now that causes me to not be able to read what people whisper to me. Any idea what could possibly be causing this?

    Last edited Jan 31, 2014 by candent

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Date created
Aug 24, 2008
Category
Last update
Oct 14, 2014
Development stage
Release
Language
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License
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Chatter
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