Fortress

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A row of Fortress blocks

Fortress is a display addon for LDB data feeds. It shows each plugin as a block, which is freely movable and can stick to other blocks. Blocks can be unstuck by holding the ctrl-key while dragging them.

Commands:
Use /fortress or /ft to open the configuration (also accessible via Main Menu -> Interface -> Addons -> Fortress).

Configuration:
The configuration has two parts: The master settings and the individual plugin settings. At first each option is controlled by the master settings and therefore it has the same effect for each plugin. Once you change something individually for one plugin, this setting is no longer controlled by the master mode (for this plugin).
You can select the mode for each option at the "Select master" tab in each plugin's config screen.

Bug Reports:
To report a bug, please open a ticket here.

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  • 8 comments
  • Avatar of Borlox Borlox Mar 16, 2010 at 10:16 UTC - 0 likes

    There are two ways to hide a block, a) really hide it or b) just make it invisible. With b) things like 'show on mouseover' still work, a really hidden block does not receive such input events.

    The name of a block is composed by the prefix LegoFortress followed by the name of the DataBroker the block holds. So for Broker_Clock, the associated block would be LegoFortressBroker_Clock. You can get the name of a block by holding the mouse over it and executing the following command (e.g. in a macro per keybinding):

    /dump GetMouseFocus():GetName()

    Here are the commands to hide:

    a)

    block:Hide()
    

    or b)

    block:SetAlpha(0)
    block.text:Hide()
    block.hidden = true
    

    To show a block again use a)

    block:Show()
    

    or b)

    block:SetAlpha(100)
    if block.hasText then
      block.text:Show()
    end
    block.hidden = false
    
  • Avatar of Taryble Taryble Mar 16, 2010 at 01:27 UTC - 0 likes

    Is there a command I can use from, say, a macro or kgPanel, to hide individual blocks?

  • Avatar of Borlox Borlox Jul 16, 2009 at 17:19 UTC - 0 likes

    Ok, this is fixed in the next version.

  • Avatar of shabazza666 shabazza666 Jul 16, 2009 at 17:08 UTC - 0 likes

    Quote: Do you use the new alpha version? (1.11.2-2-ga470921)

    Yes, i do. With R1.11.2 i got no errors.

    regards, Sha

  • Avatar of Borlox Borlox Jul 16, 2009 at 15:44 UTC - 0 likes

    Do you use the new alpha version? (1.11.2-2-ga470921)

  • Avatar of shabazza666 shabazza666 Jul 16, 2009 at 13:48 UTC - 0 likes

    I got the following Error with the new version, When i disable ara-tradeskill i get the same error with the next brokerplugin...

    Date: 2009-07-16 15:07:04 ID: -3 Error occured in: Global Count: 1 Message: ..\AddOns\Fortress\Options.lua line 732: Fortress|cFFFFB366Ara|r Tradeskills has already been added to the Blizzard Options Window with the given path

    regards, Sha

  • Avatar of Borlox Borlox Mar 23, 2009 at 15:59 UTC - 0 likes

    Thanks for the report, I forgot to update the localization entries.

  • Avatar of Spaga Spaga Mar 22, 2009 at 21:52 UTC - 0 likes

    I got these two errors upon logging in after downloading the latest version (1.11-beta4-1): [2009/03/22 17:44:09-248-x1]: AceLocale-3.0: Fortress: Missing entry for 'Enable new plugins': Fortress-1.11-beta4-1-gf3e0682 \Options.lua:210: in main chunk

    [2009/03/22 17:44:09-248-x1]: AceLocale-3.0: Fortress: Missing entry for 'Enable plugins by default, when they are loaded the first time.': Fortress-1.11-beta4-1-gf3e0682 \Options.lua:211: in main chunk

    I just recently replaced Fubar with LDB and am using Fortress, and am very happy with the decision. Thanks very much for this great addon!

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