PitBull Unit Frames 4.0

Pitbull 4 Config Menu

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  • Avatar of Salmastryon Salmastryon Oct 03, 2010 at 15:17 UTC - 0 likes

    Hi, I'm hoping someone can help me out with the issue I'm having. When I'm working on groups no matter which group I have selected on the pull down, it changes party when I try to change the layout.

    Here is step by step what I'm doing. I created a new layout called pets. I switched myself to party in the config mode pulldown. Under group on the config screen I switch to Party Pets on the group pull down. Then, on the layout pull down I switch it to pets. And the party group changes while the party pets group stay on the normal layout.

    I turned off all my addons except pitbull and had the same issue. I tried upgrading to the latest beta and that doesn't seem to help. I'm truly stumped as to what I'm doing wrong. Any ideas?

  • Avatar of Purple_Kitti Purple_Kitti Oct 03, 2010 at 12:48 UTC - 0 likes

    I'm having some problems using this on PTR. The party frames don't seem to create and the health text on the right of any bar is just showing up as {err}. Are these known bugs & will they be fixed in time for 4.0? Just wondering, I switched over to Pitbull from SUF recently after it was announced that SUF would be discontinued. I have all my frames configured and working correctly on Live.

    [Edit] Never mind, it would help if I was using the most recently updated Alpha instead of the beta one for live realms. /doh. :)

    Last edited Oct 03, 2010 by Purple_Kitti
  • Avatar of Shefki Shefki Sep 28, 2010 at 00:01 UTC - 0 likes

    It's already working in Cataclysm and yes it'll be continued.

  • Avatar of Kynn Kynn Sep 27, 2010 at 18:49 UTC - 0 likes

    Can you confirm that you intend to continue this project into 4.0 / Cataclysm? Im preparing my addons and need to know if this project will get updated :)

  • Avatar of Shefki Shefki Sep 27, 2010 at 14:31 UTC - 0 likes

    There are two ways of getting the raid icons. One is Interface\TargetingFrame\UI-RaidTargetingIcons, this texture had all the icons in a single texture spaced out in specific locations. The other way is there are separate textures for each icon which are named like so: Interface\TargetingFrame\UI-RaidTargetingIcon_1, where 1 is 1 through 8.

    Most of the older code uses the single texture and figures texture coordinates to use to only show the icon they want. Blizzard added the newer textures when they let you put the icons in the chat box because there was no way to do texture coordinates encoded in text.

    The menu you're seeing isn't generated by PitBull4 but rather by the game itself. We just tell it to display the menu. We have changed the option for Set Focus to be Typee /focus to Set Focus so that people will stop complaining about that menu, but other than that, we don't change the menus at all.

    I don't really understand why you can't find the code at all, it's in RaidTargetIcon.lua under the RaidTargetIcon menu. GetTexture and GetExampleTexture should be pretty straightforward.

    We're using the newer textures and whatever you're using isn't providing them. This probably means the icons in text won't change to your new icons either.

    Last edited Sep 27, 2010 by Shefki
  • Avatar of akston akston Sep 27, 2010 at 07:25 UTC - 0 likes

    Hello, I'm using a modified UI-RaidTargetingIcons.blp file. As you can see in the screenshot, the pitbull menu recognizes the changes, but the unit frame does not. I can't seem to find the relevant piece of code. Can someone tell me what's going wrong? Thanks.


  • Avatar of Aethwyn Aethwyn Sep 21, 2010 at 01:10 UTC - 0 likes

    @hatrick: That sounds like a decent enough solution, could you give me a few directions to help me make much such a custom fader module or post yours somewhere?

  • Avatar of Shefki Shefki Sep 20, 2010 at 00:40 UTC - 0 likes

    Yeah they made a mistake in a change to the restricted environment. Unfortunately, unless they test with addons themselves there's no way for them to know they broke something. And since most of the unit frames are all broken it's even harder for them to know.

  • Avatar of ninjaslurpy ninjaslurpy Sep 19, 2010 at 23:32 UTC - 0 likes

    The last patch broke the raid/party frames again. Not sure what bliz is doing with their restricted frames :/

  • Avatar of Shefki Shefki Sep 19, 2010 at 05:43 UTC - 0 likes

    @designingKnights, Hmm not sure then. I'll download the PTR and see if I can figure it out.

    Yes, it's about half done but haven't been able to work on it today because the realms have been down all day.


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