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XMacros
Version: 1.3
by: Xenyr [More]
XMacros - eXtra Macros from Xenyr of Steampike.

If you are like me then 25 macros weren't enough and even the 50 macros you get now aren't enough. XMacros is an addon to provide an unlimited number of macros and an unlimited number of bars to fire these macros. XMacros provides its own button bars that can be vertical, horizonal or even grouped as a rectangle. Each button on a bar can have a macro for every mouse button. This allows you to limit the number of buttons on screen by using one button for many actions. For example I have a button setup where each mouse button will make my character use a different mount. 5 mounts on a single button.

XMacros now supports ability timers on its buttons. If you set an ability name on a button then the addon will automatically show the remaining cooldown on that ability. See the images for an example.

XMacros buttons can only be pressed by a mouse click. This is a limitation of the Rift addon api. You cannot use XMacros for you main key bound macros and also you cannot use mouseover macros, as they require a key press to cast. All you other macro buttons (or just normal buttons) can use XMacros.

Commands:

xm [ current [ setnames ] | off | bars | macros ]

/xm off - turn off xmacros (in case it is causing problems)
/xm macros - open the macro editor
/xm bars - open the button bar editor
/xm current [ setname1,setname2,... ] - make button bar sets setname1,setname2 visible

Getting started:

First lets create a couple of macros. Macros are shared across all characters on the shard. Each macro belongs to a category and you can create as many categories as you need. This will allow you group similar macros and make them easier to find. So lets create a few macros. Start by typing "/xm macros" in the Rift chat box. This will bring up the macro editor. The macro category will be set to Default, which is fine for this example. Enter the name "Mount" in the Name field and then enter "use ash strider" in the text box below the name (change ash strider to a valid mount for your character) and press "Save". Now enter "Mount2" in the Name field and then enter "use crocnard" in the text box below the name (change crocnard to a valid mount for your character, but different from the one used in the Mount macro). Now press the "OK" button.

OK now we need to create a button bar to use these macros. So type "/xm bars" in the Rift chat box to open the bar editor. Enter "Set1" in the set textfield and press the "Add Set" button (it wont seem to do anything but the set has been added). Now press the "Add Bar" button. This brings up the Add Bar window. Set the rows to be 2, the columns to be 2 and the button size to be 52 (which seems to be the default button size in Rift) and press "OK". This will show an empty bar at the top left of the screen. You can drag it to the desired location by using the right mouse button. Now left click on the top button in the bar. This will open the button editor. Click the "Browse Icons" button and select an icon for your new Mount button. Press the "Choose" button beside the Left Macro text and select the Mount macro. Press the "Choose" button beside the Right Macro text and select the Mount2 macro. Press "OK". Now left click the second button on the bar. Type bull rush in the Ability Name text field and press the "Find Icon" button. This will set the icon to the warrior Bull Rush ability icon. Now press the "Choose" button beside the Left Macro text and select the Mount2 macro. Press "OK" on the button editor. Press "OK" on the Set Editor.

Now your bar will be usable. Left click on the top button and you will get one mount (ash strider in my case). Left click on the second button and you will get another mount (crocnard for me). Finally right click on the first button and you will get the same mount as the second button. This is a contrived example, but its just to show how you can have many actions on a single button.

Lots more to come for this addon. Tooltips soon and I am also thinking of addon ability cooldown tracking.
Release 1.3
Rift 2.5 support

Release 1.2.1
Support 20 roles

Release 1.2.0
Rift 2.3 support

Release 1.1.9
Rift 2.1 support

Release 1.1.8
Rift 2.0 support

Release 1.1.7

Another attempt to fix performance error on refresh abilities

Release 1.1.6

Attempt to fix performance error on refresh abilities

Release 1.1.5

Allows editing the ability name on a button

Release 1.1.4

Fix issue with nkGenie and Quiet error

Release 1.1.3

Remove attempted fix from version 1.1.1. Back to the drawing board.

Release 1.1.2

Fix bug in delete row code

Release 1.1.1

Fix error when changing role and get into combat before change completes

Release 1.1

Disable performance watchdog while addon is starting

Release 1.0.1

Fixed issue where bars were not being saved

Release 1.0

Compatible with Rift patch 1.9

Release 0.8

Added arrow icons

Release 0.7

Fixed the role specific bar sets to be character specific!

Release 0.6

Add support for user supplied textures
Added ability to edit already existing bars

Release 0.5

Rift 1.7 support
Bars now automatically change when you switch roles

Release 0.4

Added bars that show/hide in combat
Added bars that show/hide on mouseover

Release 0.3

Added tooltip window
Added ability buttons that do not require macros
Ability buttons show their cooldown if it is above 3s

Release 0.2

Fixed unintented reliance on the WarnMe addon
Archived Files (4)
File Name
Version
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Author
Date
1.2.1
234kB
Xenyr
07-25-13 02:12 PM
1.2.0
234kB
Xenyr
06-28-13 02:40 PM
1.1.9
234kB
Xenyr
12-14-12 04:25 PM
1.1.8
230kB
Xenyr
11-24-12 04:40 AM


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Unread 12-23-12, 08:51 AM  
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How exactly do we get the newest icons as the game progresses? Is the addon designed to access the master image file (so that the full catalog appears), or do they have to be individually added?
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Unread 12-15-12, 10:47 AM  
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Very gracious of you, my man. I will check it out!
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Originally Posted by wowheadizzmydaddy
Problems with Rift 2.1:

Error: LibSimpleWidgetsExt/select.lua:296: attempt to call method 'GetFullHeight' (a nil value)
In XMacros / SlashHandler, event Slash.xm
stack traceback:
LibSimpleWidgetsExt/select.lua:296: in function 'CreateFrame'
XMacros/XMacrosSetEditor.lua:231: in function 'CreateRolePane'
XMacros/XMacrosSetEditor.lua:356: in function 'Create'
XMacros/XMacros.lua:208: in function 'EditBars'
XMacros/XMacros.lua:340: in function <XMacros/XMacros.lua:327>
Dont play rift anymore, but I have uploaded a fix that should work.
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Problems with Rift 2.1:

Error: LibSimpleWidgetsExt/select.lua:296: attempt to call method 'GetFullHeight' (a nil value)
In XMacros / SlashHandler, event Slash.xm
stack traceback:
LibSimpleWidgetsExt/select.lua:296: in function 'CreateFrame'
XMacros/XMacrosSetEditor.lua:231: in function 'CreateRolePane'
XMacros/XMacrosSetEditor.lua:356: in function 'Create'
XMacros/XMacros.lua:208: in function 'EditBars'
XMacros/XMacros.lua:340: in function <XMacros/XMacros.lua:327>
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...edit...

I just reviewed my settings and it appears that I did not have Compatibility mode selected, and was able to resolve the issue after I made that correction. Though, I do hope that there will be an update for this addon soon with the expansion in mind.

Thanks again for providing such an awesome addon!!
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Ok I got it .... Can you some how allow Keybinding to this that would Rock ..... Not sure if the API allows it ...
Keybinding isn't possible at the moment. I'll add keybinding as soon as the API supports it.
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Ok I got it .... Can you some how allow Keybinding to this that would Rock ..... Not sure if the API allows it ...
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Do you put in the macro box

petattack
cast Shadow Fire
cast Feral Aggression
cast Splinter Shot
cast Empowered Shot
cast Quick Shot

or

#show Shadow Fire
suppressmacrofailures
petattack
cast Shadow Fire
cast Feral Aggression
cast Splinter Shot
cast Empowered Shot
cast Quick Shot

This is what I am trying
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Can you do combat macros like

Left Click would be one set and right Click be the other


I can't seem to get it to work for that .. I can get it to do single things
You should be able to assign one macro to the left button and the other macro to the right button. Are you trying to link macros or just abilities to the right button?
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Can you do combat macros like

Left Click would be one set and right Click be the other


I can't seem to get it to work for that .. I can get it to do single things
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So glad to have an addon like this. Thanks!

Not getting the hang of moving the tooltip. Somehow I got it to move once, but since then, nada. Nothing I do is allowing me to move it.

Matter of fact, the option to remove the XMacros tooltip wouldn't be unappreciated. I may or may not use it, but all the same...
type /xm bars
left click on tooltip (keep holding the left button down)
drag it where you want it to remain
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So glad to have an addon like this. Thanks!

Not getting the hang of moving the tooltip. Somehow I got it to move once, but since then, nada. Nothing I do is allowing me to move it.

Matter of fact, the option to remove the XMacros tooltip wouldn't be unappreciated. I may or may not use it, but all the same...
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Thumbs up Re: Re: Response to update v1.1.6

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Do you have any bars with abilities that are not available in your current role? I've made another "educated guess" at the issue, so try 1.1.7 please.
Yes... Yes, I do! I have a bar or two that has an ability that is not available in all of my roles. So far so good with the update
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Re: Response to update v1.1.6

Quote:
Originally Posted by Heeelp
Hello again! It seems that I'm still having that same (or similar) issue with this addon.

Error:


I've deleted all of my macro buttons and remade them. I only get the error messages on my main character, but not on any other character. I have a total of six sets that I'm using on my main, but on my lower level characters I have only two or three at any given time. This makes me wonder if there are only so many that can be handled at any given time.

Edit:

This occurs any time I log-in to the game, zone-in, or after I encounter any loading screen. It also happens if I'm engaging an enemy, after combat completed, at at times it occurs randomly without any rhyme or reason.
Do you have any bars with abilities that are not available in your current role? I've made another "educated guess" at the issue, so try 1.1.7 please.
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Response to update v1.1.6

Hello again! It seems that I'm still having that same (or similar) issue with this addon.

Error:
Quote:
Error: performance warning
In XMacros / XMacrosTimer
stack traceback:
XMacros/XMacrosAbilityManager.lua:153: in function 'RefreshIDs'
XMacros/XMacrosAbilityManager.lua:139: in function 'GetCooldown'
XMacros/XMacrosButton.lua:127: in function 'SetAbilityName'
XMacros/XMacrosButtonBar.lua:142: in function 'SetAbilityName'
XMacros/XMacrosButtonBar.lua:93: in function 'CreateButtons'
XMacros/XMacrosButtonBar.lua:38: in function 'Create'
XMacros/XMacrosButtonSets.lua:274: in function 'EnableSets'
XMacros/XMacros.lua:102: in function 'Current'
XMacros/XMacros.lua:287: in function 'SetRole'
XMacros/XMacros.lua:292: in function 'callback'
XMacros/XMacrosTimer.lua:158: in function <XMacros/XMacrosTimer.lua:140>
I've deleted all of my macro buttons and remade them. I only get the error messages on my main character, but not on any other character. I have a total of six sets that I'm using on my main, but on my lower level characters I have only two or three at any given time. This makes me wonder if there are only so many that can be handled at any given time.

Edit:

This occurs any time I log-in to the game, zone-in, or after I encounter any loading screen. It also happens if I'm engaging an enemy, after combat completed, at at times it occurs randomly without any rhyme or reason.
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