PitBull Unit Frames 4.0

PitBull4.Utils.BetterUnitClassification(unit)

Return the unit classification of the given unit.
This acts like UnitClassification(unit), but returns "worldboss" for bosses that match LibBossIDs-1.0

Parameters

unit
The unit to check the classification of.

Return value

one of "worldboss", "elite", "rareelite", "rare", or "normal"


PitBull4.Utils.ConvertMethodToFunction(namespace, func_name)

Leave a function as-is or if a string is passed in, convert it to a namespace-method function call.

Parameters

namespace
a table with the method func_name on it
func_name
a function (which would then just return) or a string, which is the name of the method.

Return value

a function

Usage

PitBull4.Utils.ConvertMethodToFunction({}, function(value) return value end)("blah") == "blah"
PitBull4.Utils.ConvertMethodToFunction({ method = function(self, value) return value end }, "method")("blah") == "blah"


PitBull4.Utils.GetBestUnitID(unit)

Return the best UnitID for the UnitID provided

Parameters

unit
the known UnitID

Return value

the best UnitID. If the ID is invalid, it will return false

Usage

PitBull4.Utils.GetBestUnitID("playerpet") == "pet"


PitBull4.Utils.GetLocalizedClassification(classification)

Return a localized form of the unit classification.

Parameters

classification
a unit classification, e.g. "player", "party", "partypet"

Return value

a localized string of the unit classification

Usage

PitBull4.Utils.GetLocalizedClassification("player") == "Player"
PitBull4.Utils.GetLocalizedClassification("target") == "Player's target"
PitBull4.Utils.GetLocalizedClassification("partypettarget") == "Party pet targets"


PitBull4.Utils.GetMobIDFromGuid(guid)

Return the Mob ID of the given GUID.
It doesn't matter if the guid starts with "0x" or not. This will only work for NPCs, not other types of guids, such as players.

Parameters

guid

Usage

PitBull4.Utils.GetMobIDFromGuid("0xF13000046514911F") == 1125
PitBull4.Utils.GetMobIDFromGuid("F13000046514911F") == 1125


PitBull4.Utils.IsSingletonUnitID(unit)

Return whether the UnitID provided is a singleton

Parameters

unit
the UnitID to check

Return value

whether it is a singleton

Usage

PitBull4.Utils.IsSingletonUnitID("player") == true
PitBull4.Utils.IsSingletonUnitID("party1") == false


PitBull4.Utils.IsValidClassification(unit, classification)

Return whether the classification is valid

Parameters

unit
classification
the classification to check

Return value

whether it is a a valid classification

Usage

PitBull4.Utils.IsValidClassification("player") == true
PitBull4.Utils.IsValidClassification("party") == true
PitBull4.Utils.IsValidClassification("partytarget") == true
PitBull4.Utils.IsValidClassification("partypettarget") == true
PitBull4.Utils.IsValidClassification("party1") == false


PitBull4.Utils.IsWackyUnitGroup(classification)

Return whether the classification provided is considered "wacky"

Parameters

classification
the classification in question

Return value

whether it is wacky

Usage

assert(not PitBull4.Utils.IsWackyUnitGroup("player"))
assert(PitBull4.Utils.IsWackyUnitGroup("targettarget"))
assert(PitBull4.Utils.IsWackyUnitGroup("partytarget"))


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