Chinchilla Minimap

Example 1

Chinchilla Minimap alters the Blizzard Minimap in a way to provide much nicer features and other niceties.

Allows changing of blip size, border style, shape of the map (doesn't have to be circular, or even square, lots of options are available), size, etc.
A more flexible north-east-south-west indicator.
Show your location coordinates.
Make the minimap very big temporarily (good for gathering or finding a tough-to-spot enemy).
Show the name of your location more flexibly.
Move Buttons
Move the buttons around the minimap to wherever you want (even off the minimap entirely).
Show which team-mate pinged the minimap.
Position the minimap and frames around it.
Range Circle
Show on the minimap where your range extends to.
Show / Hide
Show or hide various frames related to the minimap.
Tracking Dots
Change the dots on the map to a different set of images. Very handy, especially if you suffer from colour-blindness
Use the mouse-wheel to zoom the minimap and zoom out the map automatically after 20 seconds (or so).

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  • Avatar of Kynn Kynn Nov 30, 2010 at 16:22 UTC - 0 likes

    Is there a way of displaying the quest markers from the main map on the minimap? I know theres a new addon that does that but was wondering if chinchilla has that function built in somewhere already.

  • Avatar of angrysteel angrysteel Nov 27, 2010 at 14:17 UTC - 0 likes

    Any chance of getting a Right Click to open the Tracking Menu option.

    I have tried using another addon that does this, but Chinchilla would still ping the map (when the preference drop down was set to 'None'.

    Seems like it would be fairly simple to add, and would be a great addition for those of us hiding the tracking icon. With Cata coming in a little over a week, im sure we will be using the tracking menu a lot to find places all the new npcs (repair, quest, etc, etc).

  • Avatar of EthanCentaurai EthanCentaurai Nov 25, 2010 at 12:47 UTC - 0 likes

    The spam was some debug I left in and was too lazy to make a new build to remove it. Sorry about that.
    v2.2.2-14 and onwards are spam free and have a working "show buttons only on mouseover" feature.

    Last edited Nov 25, 2010 by EthanCentaurai
  • Avatar of Maleena Maleena Nov 25, 2010 at 11:29 UTC - 0 likes

    Your current versions are spamming my chat window with "on enter" and "on leave" every 3-4 minutes, multiple times. I'm not sure exactly what prompts this as there are no lua errors reported by Bugsack. I've tried to tie it to something that I'm doing in game but have been unsuccessful and had to reinstall an older version (2.2.2-3-gc97682e according to my in game config panel) to eliminate the spam.

  • Avatar of EthanCentaurai EthanCentaurai Nov 22, 2010 at 15:56 UTC - 0 likes

    The clock problem has been confirmed to be a conflict. Thanks to Bremp for reporting it!
    Chinchilla should now play nice with Titan Panel v5 and it's Clock module as of alpha build v2.2.2-3.

    Would you guys believe that I was once the author of Titan Panel? :)

  • Avatar of thewildcard thewildcard Nov 21, 2010 at 11:12 UTC - 0 likes

    Hm...I can't think of any mods I have running that affect the in-game clock.

  • Avatar of EthanCentaurai EthanCentaurai Nov 19, 2010 at 11:41 UTC - 0 likes

    I'm not having any problems with the clock here. It may be a conflict with another addon.

  • Avatar of thewildcard thewildcard Nov 19, 2010 at 04:18 UTC - 0 likes

    Is there a bug with the clock in 4.0.3? I can't seem to hide the Clock any more. I'll uncheck it, it disappears, but when I relog it's back again and rechecked.

  • Avatar of Mantooth555 Mantooth555 Nov 17, 2010 at 23:27 UTC - 0 likes

    Ethan, can you do another build before you leave for holiday? Maybe squeeze in the mouseover fadeout functionality?

  • Avatar of justinpopa justinpopa Nov 02, 2010 at 01:38 UTC - 0 likes

    Would it be easy to add a mouseover event to the minimap cluster? So that if I mouse over the cluster it would change opacity to 100%, and fade to a set opacity when I move the mouse away?


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