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 kagaro kagaro Jul 05, 2010 at 16:40 UTC - 0 likes

    Zidomo, I just added it back in along with a resizer module so you can resize like 3.3 i.e. any edge.

  • Avatar of kagaro kagaro Jul 05, 2010 at 12:49 UTC - 0 likes

    to setup with 1 editbox, switch to classic mode.

  • Avatar of Saberos Saberos Jul 05, 2010 at 08:41 UTC - 0 likes

    Also, alt names don't seem to be working for me.

    I'm having the same issue. It only works in the login message. There I still see the mains name.

  • Avatar of sp00n sp00n Jul 04, 2010 at 21:16 UTC - 0 likes

    Is it somehow possible to limit the number of edit boxes to one? I have two chat windows, one for general stuff (left) and one for raid/party/guild chat (right). With the new chat system the edit box now opens on the window I have clicked the last, which is absolutely irritating.

    Making the window non interactive is no solution, since I then cannot click the names to whisper etc.

    Also, alt names don't seem to be working for me. Neither does it show guild notes nor manually added "Set Main" notes.

  • Avatar of kagaro kagaro Jul 04, 2010 at 20:12 UTC - 0 likes

    Zidmo, ill think about adding it back in again on the upper left corner. depending on what side you dock the chat frame the resizer region is in the corner opposite. ive been more focused on bug fies right now over anything else. the previous add button to a build was a copy and paste so taking it out was only a second. Either case its accessible in the tab menu.

  • Avatar of Zidomo Zidomo Jul 04, 2010 at 19:36 UTC - 0 likes

    Was it necessary to remove the chat copy button? BasicChatMods has a copy button for the chat frame that works without issues. Be nice to see one back in Chatter.

  • Avatar of eviltone eviltone Jul 04, 2010 at 16:37 UTC - 0 likes

    Ahh ok, Kagaro. Thanks for the quick reply!

  • Avatar of Benea Benea Jul 03, 2010 at 11:52 UTC - 0 likes

    Thank you for taking the time to take care of all (and many!) changes Kagaro!

  • Avatar of kagaro kagaro Jul 03, 2010 at 01:57 UTC - 0 likes

    i just took it back out to avoid any issues

  • Avatar of eviltone eviltone Jul 03, 2010 at 00:52 UTC - 0 likes

    About the removed Copy Chat icon, would it be possible to move it to the Other bottom corner? Instead of being on the RIGHT BOTTOM corner, possibly put it on the LEFT bottom corner?


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