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 Tinkerkas Tinkerkas Nov 04, 2013 at 16:54 UTC - 0 likes

    But just a FYI, chatter is not the only thing that is bugging on the "M" key some times its also acutioneer and titan panel

  • Avatar of Tinkerkas Tinkerkas Nov 04, 2013 at 16:47 UTC - 0 likes

    I am getting the smae Error that seams to have started last weeks patch that i am reading a lot of the same,  so here is the swatter for it this time, hope it helps.

    Date: 2013-11-04 10:40:10
    ID: 2
    Error occured in: AddOn: Chatter
    Count: 1
    Message: Error: AddOn Chatter attempted to call a forbidden function (IsDisabledByParentalControls()) from a tainted execution path.
       [C]: IsDisabledByParentalControls()
       [C]: UpdateMicroButtons()
       [C]: Show()
       ..\FrameXML\UIParent.lua:1772 SetUIPanel()
       ..\FrameXML\UIParent.lua:1614 ShowUIPanel()
       [C]: SetAttribute()
       ..\FrameXML\UIParent.lua:2262 ShowUIPanel()
       ..\FrameXML\WorldMapFrame.lua:2624 WorldMap_OpenToQuest()
       [string "*:OnClick"]:2:
          [string "*:OnClick"]:1
      Swatter, v5.18.5433 (PassionatePhascogale)
      ACP, v3.4.5
      AucAdvanced, v5.18.5433 (PassionatePhascogale)
      AucFilterBasic, v5.18.5433 (PassionatePhascogale)
      AucFilterOutlier, v5.18.5433.5347(5.18/embedded)
      AucMatchUndercut, v5.18.5433.5364(5.18/embedded)
      AucScanData, v5.18.5433 (PassionatePhascogale)
      AucStatHistogram, v5.18.5433 (PassionatePhascogale)
      AucStatiLevel, v5.18.5433 (PassionatePhascogale)
      AucStatPurchased, v5.18.5433 (PassionatePhascogale)
      AucStatSales, v5.18.5433.5376(5.18/embedded)
      AucStatSimple, v5.18.5433 (PassionatePhascogale)
      AucStatStdDev, v5.18.5433 (PassionatePhascogale)
      AucStatWOWEcon, v5.18.5433.5323(5.18/embedded)
      AucUtilAHWindowControl, v5.18.5433.5347(5.18/embedded)
      AucUtilAppraiser, v5.18.5433.5427(5.18/embedded)
      AucUtilAskPrice, v5.18.5433.5347(5.18/embedded)
      AucUtilAutoMagic, v5.18.5433.5415(5.18/embedded)
      AucUtilCompactUI, v5.18.5433.5427(5.18/embedded)
      AucUtilEasyBuyout, v5.18.5433.5427(5.18/embedded)
      AucUtilFixAH, v5.18.5433 (PassionatePhascogale)
      AucUtilItemSuggest, v5.18.5433.5417(5.18/embedded)
      AucUtilPriceLevel, v5.18.5433.5427(5.18/embedded)
      AucUtilScanButton, v5.18.5433.5403(5.18/embedded)
      AucUtilScanFinish, v5.18.5433.5347(5.18/embedded)
      AucUtilScanProgress, v5.18.5433.4979(5.18/embedded)
      AucUtilScanStart, v5.18.5433.5347(5.18/embedded)
      AucUtilSearchUI, v5.18.5433.5373(5.18/embedded)
      AucUtilSimpleAuction, v5.18.5433.5415(5.18/embedded)
      AucUtilVendMarkup, v5.18.5433.4828(5.18/embedded)
      Babylonian, v5.1.DEV.332(/embedded)
      BrokerTimelessIsleChests, v5.4.1-a
      Chatter, v1.4.4
      Configator, v5.1.DEV.344(/embedded)
      CTBarMod, v5.3
      CTBottomBar, v5.3
      CTCore, v5.3
      CTMailMod, v5.3
      CTUnitFrames, v5.3
      DBMCore, v
      DBMLDB, v
      DBMSpellTimers, v
      DebugLib, v5.1.DEV.337(/embedded)
      FBBroker, v1.19m
      FBMergeDatabase, v1.2p
      FBOutfitDisplayFrame, v1.2p
      FBTitan, v1.0.12
      FBTrackingFrame, v1.2p
      FishingBuddy, v1.2p2
      FuBarFishingBuddyFu, v2.2h
      Gatherer, v4.4.0
      HealBot, v5.4.0.4
      HealBotTips, v5.4.0.4
      Informant, v5.18.5433 (PassionatePhascogale)
      LFRtools, vr20130427
      LibExtraTip, v5.12.DEV.355(/embedded)
      Mappy, v3.3.4
      Omen, v3.1.8
      Recount, v
      ReforgeLite, v1.37
      SilverDragon, vv3.0.10
      SlideBar, v5.18.5433 (PassionatePhascogale)
      Stubby, v5.18.5433 (PassionatePhascogale)
      SuperGuildInvite, v6.10a
      TimelessAnswers, vv1.1.4
      TipHelper, v5.12.DEV.351(/embedded)
      Titan, v5.2.1.50400
      TitanBag, v5.2.1.50400
      TitanClock, v5.2.1.50400
      TitanGold, v5.2.1.50400
      TitanGuild, v5.4.0.0
      TitanLocation, v5.2.1.50400
      TitanLootType, v5.2.1.50400
      TitanPerformance, v5.2.1.50400
      TitanRecount, v0.10
      TitanRepair, v5.2.1.50400
      TitanSpec, v3.2
      TitanVolume, v5.2.1.50400
      TitanXP, v5.2.1.50400
      WhoPulled, v1.0.10
      XPerl, v3.7.5
      XPerlArcaneBar, v
      XPerlParty, v
      XPerlPartyPet, v
      XPerlPlayer, v
      XPerlPlayerBuffs, v
      XPerlPlayerPet, v
      XPerlRaidFrames, v
      XPerlTarget, v
      XPerlTargetTarget, v
      BlizRuntimeLib_enUS v5.4.1.50400 <us>

  • Avatar of Milkasaurus Milkasaurus Nov 02, 2013 at 02:14 UTC - 0 likes

    DId Blizzard break something in the last week? Whenever I open and close my map ("M" key) i am met with an error stating: "Chatter has been blocked from an action only available to the Blizzard UI. You can disable the addon and reload the UI."

    EDIT: I disabled handy notes, and the 2 timeless isle handy note addons and no longer get the error.

    Last edited Nov 02, 2013 by Milkasaurus
  • Avatar of Jyxi Jyxi Oct 30, 2013 at 21:26 UTC - 0 likes

    Is there any chance of an update, IDK what happened in 5.4 but on every machine it's on i use it refuses to let me set focus target, I've been forced to disable it and I hate it not being on.

  • Avatar of aeson88 aeson88 Oct 13, 2013 at 19:28 UTC - 0 likes

    This addon looks great but it doesn't seem to work for me. I've downloaded through the curse client but when I load the game the chat box appears as normal, there is no option for Chatter in the Interface>Addons menu and I've also tried /chatter in the chat box but that doesn't work either. Any ideas?

  • Avatar of cremor cremor Sep 24, 2013 at 05:27 UTC - 0 likes

    @Castor027: Go

    Blizzard broke/changed something with 5.4, other chat Addons that provided the same functionality are broken too. Vote here:

    Last edited Sep 24, 2013 by cremor
  • Avatar of Castor027 Castor027 Sep 24, 2013 at 04:59 UTC - 0 likes

    @0xygen: Go

    Did this add on have a way to toggle off the use of the Alt key for message scroll? Pre 5.4 I could scroll thru previous messages with just the arrow keys. I'm trying to track down the add-on that changed this, because since 5.4 I now have to use the alt key.

  • Avatar of 0xygen 0xygen Sep 23, 2013 at 19:54 UTC - 0 likes

    @ez_valdez: Go


  • Avatar of ez_valdez ez_valdez Sep 15, 2013 at 18:13 UTC - 0 likes

    Hello, love the addon. One question, is there a way to open the edit box and use the arrow keys to scroll the previous entries so I don't have to retype the entry? Thank you

  • Avatar of lethallizzy lethallizzy Aug 31, 2013 at 22:56 UTC - 0 likes


    Very nice addon! Very silly question probably, how do I prevent tabs from fading out? I want the names of the chat tabs to always be visible. Thanks ;)


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