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 phi1316 phi1316 Jun 24, 2010 at 23:44 UTC - 0 likes

    I have looked through the Blizzard settings and it appears my window background no longer changes from black to transparent and then back to black when a mouseover occurs. Is this just the patch or a setting I am missing?

  • Avatar of kagaro kagaro Jun 24, 2010 at 23:21 UTC - 0 likes

    Playernames should be fixed.

  • Avatar of jexxlc jexxlc Jun 24, 2010 at 23:09 UTC - 0 likes

    Any idea about the "Player Names" module not working yet? I mentioned it before but didn't get any response so I was just making sure it didn't slip too far down before anyone saw it.

    Thats the biggest thing I miss, not seeing names colored by class in my chat, it makes it so much easier inviting for groups knowing exactly what everyone is who sends me a tell :p

  • Avatar of kagaro kagaro Jun 24, 2010 at 22:46 UTC - 0 likes

    Tinolyn, the issue is with the blizz disable scrolling, when it does that it changes the cvar, then afterwards it loops all frames and removes mouse scroll hooks. im working on a fix.

  • Avatar of Tinolyn Tinolyn Jun 24, 2010 at 16:54 UTC - 0 likes

    Looks like you'll need to do something similar to the timestamps fix with mouswheel scrolling, as well. If I turn on mousewheel in the chat interface, and its on in Chatter, it's fine. If I turn off the mousewheel scrolling in the interface, but it is on in Chatter, it works intermittently.

  • Avatar of kagaro kagaro Jun 24, 2010 at 11:57 UTC - 0 likes

    the copy chat function is stil there as a menu option on the tab

  • Avatar of jexxlc jexxlc Jun 24, 2010 at 05:51 UTC - 0 likes

    I don't see the "Copy Chat" button anymore in the bottom right ever since 3.3.5 (using latest alpha version as of posting this).

    Also, the Player Names options don't seem to be working to color player names by class in the chatbox.

    I've tried checking and unchecking the enable module buttons, but that doesn't fix the problem either.

  • Avatar of kagaro kagaro Jun 24, 2010 at 02:56 UTC - 0 likes

    @Spence1021 Antiarc put a fix in place a few mins ago I believe.

  • Avatar of kagaro kagaro Jun 24, 2010 at 02:55 UTC - 0 likes

    Tinolyn, i just pushed the fix up

  • Avatar of Tinolyn Tinolyn Jun 24, 2010 at 01:16 UTC - 0 likes

    New odd thing with the latest version (1.-2-2-g8bd5086).

    When people join in guild, their names are cut off. However, when they join a custom channel, they are fine.

    Here's an example for you:


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