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 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?

  • Avatar of nrpieper nrpieper Jul 02, 2010 at 20:01 UTC - 0 likes

    Thanks for the Misspelled love, in the latest update.


  • Avatar of kagaro kagaro Jul 02, 2010 at 14:09 UTC - 0 likes

    Shabazza, CopyChat is accessible in the chat tab, the icon is gone not sure when it as removed, but its no longer in the code, just in the chat tab menu. UPDATE: I re-added the icon

    redrenius,angrysteel: when a auto whisper window is made, i got and copy that whisper form whenevereditbox is lives in. Blizz code is supposed todo it, but doesnt all the time. Im fixing it now, so it shouldnt double copy messages. and not loose the initial.

    Also working on fixing the mouse not working for edits int he editbox.

    Last edited Jul 02, 2010 by kagaro
  • Avatar of Shabazza Shabazza Jul 02, 2010 at 13:49 UTC - 0 likes


    the copychat function doesn't work. The icon on the bottom right of the chat frame isn't there anymore.

    regards, Sha

  • Avatar of Rablet Rablet Jul 02, 2010 at 11:08 UTC - 0 likes

    Confirmed, angrysteel.

    Another issue is that if you have whispers enabled for more than one chat frame - I have them enabled for the frame I have raids in so I can easily see if I get a new whisper, then a separate whisper frame - the whisper shows up twice in the new conversation window. There also seems to be an issue with timestamps.

    This is me whispering myself 'hi' once (whispering shown in 3 chat frames currently due to settings not saving properly, also note the missing time stamp):

    [13:06:00][W:From] [Me]: hi

    [13:06:00][W:From] [Me]: hi

    [13:06:00][W:From] [Me]: hi

    [W:To] [Me]: hi

    Edit: Ok ignore the timestamp bit, was just some of the chat frames had it disabled in chatter for some reason, seems to show up after I enabled it, still a bit dodgy that it shows up for the first message though.

    Last edited Jul 02, 2010 by Rablet
  • Avatar of angrysteel angrysteel Jul 02, 2010 at 01:56 UTC - 0 likes

    With the Automatic Whisper Windows module chatter makes a new window for all the whispers you get, but for some reason it leaves out the initial whisper (the one that started the conversation) from the new windows, is this a known issue? Destroys the main purpose of the function for me - being able to check who whispered me while I was afk/during combat, and what they said.


    im using blizz bultin function to move those conversations, i think its a bug in blizz since you get the same issue when you hit move to whipser window.


    redrenius, should be fixed int eh alpha build now.

    Using: A: v1.2.4-2-ga69cce2 for 3.3.5 on 01 Jul 2010

    Not sure if this was the issue Redrenius was having or not, it seems like the exact opposite. With Automatic Whisper Windows module enabled, i do not see the initial whisper sent to me in the general tab. The initial whisper will only show up in the actual whisper window. All other whispers from the same person will show up in the general chat tab as well as the whisper tab (working as intended im assuming). Its just the very first whisper from each new person sending a tell, will not be displayed in the general tab.

    This is using the older chat style, not the new IM chat settings (not sure if that makes a difference).

    Last edited Jul 02, 2010 by angrysteel
  • Avatar of jexxlc jexxlc Jul 02, 2010 at 00:36 UTC - 0 likes

    My mistake Kagaro, it was a bug with having the blizzard option of mousewheel scrolling checked.

    Once I unchecked the Blizzard option, it works as intended now.


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