Get an Epic Experience with Premium

Altoholic

Guild Login to Add Favorites
  • 210 Likes
  • World of Warcraft
  • 68,306 Monthly Downloads
  • Supports: 5.4.0
  • 7,115,713 Total Downloads
  • Updated 10/07/2013
  • Created 08/20/2008
  • 9,979 Favorites
  • Project Site
  • Comments
  • Release Type: Release
  • License: All Rights Reserved
  • Newest File: Altoholic 5.4.004
or
Support development! **
Donate

About Altoholic

Hi, my name is Thaoky, and I'm an Altoholic :)

Altoholic is an Ace 3 addon written for people who dedicate most of their time to leveling alts, and who want to have as much information as possible in one addon. The main feature of the addon is the search functionality which allows users to search their alts' bags or loot tables in an Auction-House-like frame (see screenshots). All this with multiple-realms/accounts support.

About the addon & the author

I've been playing WoW since the European release, and I used to rely on addons like character viewer to check my alts' inventory, but since it was more or less abandoned and not always stable for me, I decided to write an addon myself and to improve the search feature as much as I could. I hope you'll enjoy it as much as I do :)

The addon has been in development since December 2007 and was officially released in late March 2008. It's still not final, and although it has considerably evolved since the initial release, there are still a lot of things I haven't had time to implement yet.
Please note that this is my first addon, and that English is not my native language.

Features:

- Languages supported: enUS, frFR, deDE, esES, ruRU, zhCN & zhTW.

- Account-wide data summary:

  • Characters' talents: Full talent trees & glyphs are supported for both specializations.
  • Money, /played, rest xp for each character, subtotals by realm, and grandtotals for the account.
  • Bag usage: see at a glance which characters should get bigger bags (bag size, free slots and types included)
  • Characters' skills: skill summary on one screen, namely the 2 main professions + the 3 secondary skills as well as riding. I may add more if there's demand.
  • Reputations: a list of all the reputations of the current realm's characters. You can see at a glance if all your alts are at least honored with Honor Hold if you want to get the new 2.4 blue PVP set. Suggestions on how to grind reputations will be available soon.

- View containers (bags, bank, keyring) of all alts, on all realms.

- Guild banks : You have 10 alts in 10 different guilds on the same server, all of them with access to a guild bank ? Not a problem, you can see them all here.

- E-mail: allows you to see which alts have mail without having to reconnect them. The addon will tell you when mail is about to expire on a character. Threshold configurable (up to 15 days). Multiple realm support as well. Mails sent to a known alt (one you've logged on at least once) will be visible in the addon without having to reconnect it.

- Equipment: See the equipment of the current realm's alts in one screen. Very useful when purchasing stuff for your alts at the AH. Multiple realms supported. Right-clicking any equipment piece will allow you to find an upgrade, this feature is similar to the official wow armory feature, and is quite performant, even though it doesn't match the accuracy of the official one.

- Search: the most important feature of the addon, it uses an AH-like frame to display search results. You can either search bags on the current realm, on all realms, or a loot table.
The loot table is a table based on AtlasLoot, but which contains only item id's, and therefore keeps memory usage minimal.

The Search menu allows you to find items based on their name (even partial), level, type or rarity, almost like at the AH. It is also possible to search known recipes.

- Quest Log: See the quest logs of all your alts, as well as an indication of which alts are on a specific quest. Clicking on a quest link in the chat log will tell you which alts are on that quest.

- Suggestions: Currently, only profession leveling suggestions are available when mousing over your current level in a specific profession. Suggestions are based on the leveling guides posted on the official US forums (credit goes to their respective authors). The addon also suggests you where to quest/grind xp depending on your character level.

Suggestions were also added for the most recent factions. More to come later.

- Auction house: You can see which auctions/bids you've placed with an alt without being logged in or being at the AH.

- Professions: You can browse all known recipes in a thotbot like frame (see screenshot).

- Mounts & Pets of all your alts.

- Achievements are tracked for all you alts (see screenshot).

- Guild Members: a list of your connected guildmates, along with their alts (if they're using Altoholic too), and their average item level. Clicking their AiL will also allow you to "remotely" inspect their equipment.

- Guild Skills: a list of altoholic users in your guild, along with their alts and direct profession links. All professions are available in one click.

- Guild Bank tabs: a list of altoholic users and the time at which they last visited the guild bank. If you haven't visited the guild bank for a few days, you can remotely update your local data without going to a capital city.

FAQ

The FAQ has been moved here : http://www.wowinterface.com/portal.php?id=372&a=faq

Credits

  • I'd like to thank my guild, Odysse├╝s on EU-Mar├ęcages de Zangar, for assisting me since the earliest phases, thanks guys for everything you've done :)
  • Thanks to the wowace community, you've been very helpful and this addon would not be there without the technical answers you gave me (especially Xinhuan, author of BankItems)
  • Thanks to all the guys who are behind AtlasLoot, keeping the loot table up-to-date is a tremendous work, and the search functionality of Altoholic would not be what it is without your hard work.
  • Thanks to Ayindi (wowace) & sLiz3r (curse) for the German translation.
  • Thanks to NightOwl (wowace) for the zhTW translation.
  • Thanks to Wang (wowace) for the zhCN translation.
  • Thanks to Hellbot for the ruRU translation.
  • Thanks to Laumac for the frFR translation.
  • Thanks to IrregularByte for the esES translation.
  • Brykrys for the LinkWrangler support.

5.4.004 (07/10/2013)

- Fixed showing the item source for crafts in the tooltip.
- Fixed LibCraftInfo.

5.4.003 (06/10/2013)

- Created and added support for 3 new libraries : LibCraftInfo, LibCraftLevels, LibCraftReagents.
These libraries intend to replace the lost functionality caused by tables reset to zero in LibPeriodicTable.
I now have my own dataminer, so these tables should be easier to maintain when a patch hits.
I also cleaned up some hard coded tables to now use the libraries instead.
Overall, the addon now consumes a little bit more memory, but the data sources are way more complete than before.
- Replaced the internal list of recipes by LibCraftInfo.
- Fixed the Characters -> Profession pane no longer showing reagents due to LPT changes.
- Fixed the Grids -> Tradeskills pane no longer correct due to LPT changes.

Comments

First Previous Page 161 of 345 Next Last
  • #3113
    I love this addon. Thank you for all your hard work. Unfortunately I started getting an error about a week ago and only 2 toons are showing up.

    Date: 2010-05-01 00:26:19
    ID: 1
    Error occured in: Global
    Count: 1
    Message: ..\AddOns\Altoholic\Frames\AccountSummary.lua line 252:
    bad argument #2 to 'format' (string expected, got nil)
    Debug:
    (tail call): ?
    [C]: ?
    [C]: format()
    Altoholic\Frames\AccountSummary.lua:252: Update()
    Altoholic\Frames\TabSummary.lua:120: MenuItem_OnClick()
    Altoholic\Altoholic.lua:404: OnShow()
    [string "*:OnShow"]:1:
    [string "*:OnShow"]:1
    [C]: Show()
    Altoholic\Altoholic.lua:392: ToggleUI()
    [string "*:OnClick"]:2:
    [string "*:OnClick"]:1
    AddOns:
    Swatter, v5.7.4568 (KillerKoala)
    Ace2, v
    Ace3, v
    ACP, v3.3.3
    Altoholic, v3.3.002
    AtlasLoot, vv5.10.01
    AtlasLootFu, vv5.10.01
    AucAdvanced, v5.7.4568 (KillerKoala)
    AucFilterBasic, v5.7.4568 (KillerKoala)
    AucFilterOutlier, v5.7.4568.2531
    AucMatchUndercut, v5.7.4568.2531
    AucStatHistogram, v5.7.4568 (KillerKoala)
    AucStatiLevel, v5.7.4568 (KillerKoala)
    AucStatPurchased, v5.7.4568 (KillerKoala)
    AucStatSales, v5.7.4568.2842
    AucStatSimple, v5.7.4568 (KillerKoala)
    AucStatStdDev, v5.7.4568 (KillerKoala)
    AucStatWOWEcon, v5.7.4568.2530
    AucUtilAHWindowControl, v5.7.4568.3311
    AucUtilAppraiser, v5.7.4568.2530
    AucUtilAskPrice, v5.7.4568.3175
    AucUtilAutoMagic, v5.7.4568.3142
    AucUtilCompactUI, v5.7.4568.2530
    AucUtilEasyBuyout, v5.7.4568.3583
    AucUtilGlypher, v5.7.4568.2545
    AucUtilItemSuggest, v5.7.4568.3108
    AucUtilPriceLevel, v5.7.4568.2545
    AucUtilScanButton, v5.7.4568.2530
    AucUtilScanFinish, v5.7.4568.2530
    AucUtilScanProgress, v5.7.4568.2530
    AucUtilSearchUI, v5.7.4568.3655
    AucUtilSimpleAuction, v5.7.4568.4553
    AucUtilVendMarkup, v5.7.4568.2530
    Babylonian, v5.1.DEV.130
    Bartender4, v4.4.2
    BeanCounter, v5.7.4568 (KillerKoala)
    BigWigs, v3.2
    ClassTimer, v2.3
    Configator, v5.1.DEV.130
    Cromulent, vv1.5.1
    CurseProfiler, v
    DataStore, v3.3.001
    DataStoreAchievements, v3.3.001
    DataStoreAuctions, v3.3.001
    DataStoreCharacters, v3.3.001
    DataStoreContainers, v3.3.001
    DataStoreCrafts, v3.3.001
    DataStoreCurrencies, v3.3.001
    DataStoreInventory, v3.3.001
    DataStoreMails, v3.3.001
    DataStorePets, v3.3.001
    DataStoreQuests, v3.3.001
    DataStoreReputations, v3.3.001
    DataStoreSkills, v3.3.001
    DataStoreSpells, v3.3.001
    DataStoreStats, v3.3.001
    DataStoreTalents, v3.3.001
    DebugLib, v5.1.DEV.130
    ElkBuffBars, v2.2.5-150
    Enchantrix, v5.7.4568 (KillerKoala)
    EnchantrixBarker, v5.7.4568 (KillerKoala)
    GatherMate, vv1.23
    GroupCalendar, v4.6.1
    Informant, v5.7.4568 (KillerKoala)
    LibBabbleInventory30, v
    LibBabbleZone30, v
    LibGratuity30, vr$Revision: 41183 $
    LibRock10, v
    LibRockConfig10, v
    Mapster, v1.3.8
    Omen, v3.0.9
    oUF, v1.3.24
    Outfitter, v4.10
    Pawn, v1.3.2
    PitBull4, vv4.0.0-beta9
    PitBull4Aura, vv4.0.0-beta9
    PitBull4Background, vv4.0.0-beta9
    PitBull4BlankSpace, vv4.0.0-beta9
    PitBull4Border, vv4.0.0-beta9
    PitBull4CastBar, vv4.0.0-beta9
    PitBull4CastBarLatency, vv4.0.0-beta9
    PitBull4CombatFader, vv4.0.0-beta9
    PitBull4CombatIcon, vv4.0.0-beta9
    PitBull4CombatText, vv4.0.0-beta9
    PitBull4ComboPoints, vv4.0.0-beta9
    PitBull4HealthBar, vv4.0.0-beta9
    PitBull4HideBlizzard, vv4.0.0-beta9
    PitBull4Highlight, vv4.0.0-beta9
    PitBull4HostilityFader, vv4.0.0-beta9
    PitBull4LeaderIcon, vv4.0.0-beta9
    PitBull4LuaTexts, vv4.0.0-beta9
    PitBull4MasterLooterIcon, vv4.0.0-beta9
    PitBull4Portrait, vv4.0.0-beta9
    PitBull4PowerBar, vv4.0.0-beta9
    PitBull4PvPIcon, vv4.0.0-beta9
    PitBull4RaidTargetIcon, vv4.0.0-beta9
    PitBull4RangeFader, vv4.0.0-beta9
    PitBull4ReadyCheckIcon, vv4.0.0-beta9
    PitBull4RestIcon, vv4.0.0-beta9
    PitBull4RoleIcon, vv4.0.0-beta9
    PitBull4Sounds, vv4.0.0-beta9
    PitBull4VisualHeal, vv4.0.0-beta9
    PitBull4VoiceIcon, vv4.0.0-beta9
    Postal, v3.3.1
    Prat30, v3.3.10
    Prat30Libraries, v
    QuestHelper, v1.3.11
    QuickMark, v3.141592
    Recount, v
    Routes, vv1.2.8a
    SexyMap, v
    SlideBar, v5.7.4568 (KillerKoala)
    SpamMeNot, v3.2
    SpartanUISpinCam, v2.6.0.30300
    StatusBars2, v1.16
    Stubby, v5.7.4568 (KillerKoala)
    TankPoints, v
    TankWarnings, vv1.2.1
    TrinketMenu, v
    VuhDo, v1.251
    VuhDoOptions, v1.251
    BlizRuntimeLib_enUS v3.3.3.30300
    (ck=e32)

  • #3110
    hey. how are things. I can not seem to get this addon to work. its installed in addons folder and i have ace 3 there as well. in game i can't seem to find anyway to bring the window up. i've read quite a few posts but have found nothing. any suggestions would be great. thanks.
  • #3109
    I keep getting error messages when I use altoholic, ever since I got it a few months back.

    Here are a bunch I got in the last 5 minutes:
    http://sinsixx.pastebin.com/trJSr1Fb
    http://sinsixx.pastebin.com/74AH6tqy
    http://sinsixx.pastebin.com/pQ6uYTXU
    http://sinsixx.pastebin.com/sABEhBYY
    http://sinsixx.pastebin.com/RPkZRnU6
    http://sinsixx.pastebin.com/Pbfenen5

    Anything I can do to prevent these?
  • #3225
    Stop playing on a private server ? ;)
  • #3107
    Love the addon, now a must-have for myself and my guild, but a question - how do I delete a char when it is no longer on one realm? I moved a char to another realm, but it still appears in the db as the original realm, then when I try to sync with another account, it does not appear (conflict I guess).

    Appologies if this has already been answered, I'm a bit slow today ...

    This addon does make multi accounts, especially for tradeskills, SO much easier, thanks!
  • #3119
    You can go into the main Altoholic panel where it lists your characters, then just right click on the character you want to delete and choose the delete option from the list that drops down. It should get rid of it from the database.
  • #3104
    Okay, apparently I'm too stupid to find the answer on my own. *laugh*

    At the top of the altoholic window, there's a dropdown box that lets you choose This account, All accounts, etc. What exactly does it mean by All Accounts? Cuz I have too accounts merged into my Battle.net thing and I don't see the characters from my other account listed when I choose "All Realms (All Accounts)". Am I misunderstanding the meaning?
  • #3120
    This actually comes in handy if you use the account sharing option which allows you and another player to share you Altoholic database.
    The "all accounts" is for displaying your account's character(s) as well as all your friends'.
  • #3103
    Is there a way to check how many badges/emblems your characters have? If not, could I request that that be implemented at some point?
  • #3226
    Yes, you can check that on the "currency" tab (on the character's details tab). Then you can select either "pvp", "raid", etc... to see the corresponding badges/emblems.
  • #3101
    my version seems to work great. haven't seen an error from this addon in a very very long time.
  • #3095
    I've looked on the comments, and I don't think I've seen my particular error, so, here it is. Thanks for a great addon....I'm a complete Altoholic!

    Date: 2010-04-21 22:40:27
    ID: 1
    Error occured in: Global
    Count: 1
    Message: ..\AddOns\Altoholic\Frames\AccountSummary.lua line 265:
    bad argument #2 to 'format' (number expected, got no value)
    Debug:
    (tail call): ?
    [C]: ?
    [C]: format()
    Altoholic\Frames\AccountSummary.lua:265: Update()
    Altoholic\Frames\TabSummary.lua:120: MenuItem_OnClick()
    Altoholic\Altoholic.lua:399: OnShow()
    [string "*:OnShow"]:1:
    [string "*:OnShow"]:1
    [C]: Show()
    Altoholic\Altoholic.lua:387: ToggleUI()
    [string "*:OnClick"]:2:
    [string "*:OnClick"]:1
    AddOns:
    Swatter, v5.7.4568 (KillerKoala)
    A3FuCoords, v1.11
    Altoholic, v3.3.002
    AucAdvanced, v5.7.4568 (KillerKoala)
    AucFilterBasic, v5.7.4568 (KillerKoala)
    AucFilterOutlier, v5.7.4568.2531
    AucMatchUndercut, v5.7.4568.2531
    AucStatClassic, v5.7.4568 (KillerKoala)
    AucStatHistogram, v5.7.4568 (KillerKoala)
    AucStatiLevel, v5.7.4568 (KillerKoala)
    AucStatPurchased, v5.7.4568 (KillerKoala)
    AucStatSales, v5.7.4568.2842
    AucStatSimple, v5.7.4568 (KillerKoala)
    AucStatStdDev, v5.7.4568 (KillerKoala)
    AucStatWOWEcon, v5.7.4568.2530
    AucUtilAHWindowControl, v5.7.4568.3311
    AucUtilAppraiser, v5.7.4568.2530
    AucUtilAskPrice, v5.7.4568.3175
    AucUtilAutoMagic, v5.7.4568.3142
    AucUtilCompactUI, v5.7.4568.2530
    AucUtilEasyBuyout, v5.7.4568.3583
    AucUtilFixAH, v5.7.4568 (KillerKoala)
    AucUtilGlypher, v5.7.4568.2545
    AucUtilItemSuggest, v5.7.4568.3108
    AucUtilPriceLevel, v5.7.4568.2545
    AucUtilScanButton, v5.7.4568.2530
    AucUtilScanFinish, v5.7.4568.2530
    AucUtilScanProgress, v5.7.4568.2530
    AucUtilSearchUI, v5.7.4568.3655
    AucUtilSimpleAuction, v5.7.4568.4553
    AucUtilVendMarkup, v5.7.4568.2530
    Babylonian, v5.1.DEV.130
    BaudBag, v3.3.4
    BeanCounter, v5.7.4568 (KillerKoala)
    BonusScanner, v5.3
    Configator, v5.1.DEV.130
    DataStore, v3.3.001
    DataStoreAchievements, v3.3.001
    DataStoreAuctions, v3.3.001
    DataStoreCharacters, v3.3.001
    DataStoreContainers, v3.3.001
    DataStoreCrafts, v3.3.001
    DataStoreCurrencies, v3.3.001
    DataStoreInventory, v3.3.001
    DataStoreMails, v3.3.001
    DataStorePets, v3.3.001
    DataStoreQuests, v3.3.001
    DataStoreReputations, v3.3.001
    DataStoreSkills, v3.3.001
    DataStoreSpells, v3.3.001
    DataStoreStats, v3.3.001
    DataStoreTalents, v3.3.001
    DBMCore, v
    DebugLib, v5.1.DEV.130
    Enchantrix, v5.7.4568 (KillerKoala)
    EnchantrixBarker, v5.7.4568 (KillerKoala)
    FuBar, v
    FuBarBagFu, vv1.1.7
    FuBarLocationFu, v3.0
    FuBarThreatFu, v3.6.1
    FuBarTopScoreFu, vv1.0.7
    GatherMate, vv1.23
    GearScore, v3.1.15 - Release
    Grid2, v3.3.0.512
    Grid2Options, v
    Grid2StatusRaidDebuffs, v3.3.0.512
    Informant, v5.7.4568 (KillerKoala)
    MapNotes, v5.16.30300
    MapNotesBrowser, vv1.00.30300
    MapNotesIconLib, v1.04.30300
    MapNotesIconLibFancy, v
    MapNotesIconLibLegacy, v
    MapNotesIconLibNeptunia, v
    MapNotesIconLibNumbers, v
    Omen, v3.0.9
    Outfitter, v4.10
    QuestHelper, v1.3.11
    RandomMount, v0.9.81
    RoguePowerBars, v2.2.9-2
    Skada, v1.2-26
    SkadaAbsorbs, v1.0
    SkadaCC, v1.0
    SkadaDamage, v1.0
    SkadaDamageTaken, v1.0
    SkadaDeaths, v1.0
    SkadaDebuffs, v1.0
    SkadaDispels, v1.0
    SkadaEnemies, v1.0
    SkadaFailbot, v1.0
    SkadaHealing, v1.0
    SkadaPower, v1.0
    SkadaThreat, v1.0
    SlideBar, v5.7.4568 (KillerKoala)
    Stubby, v5.7.4568 (KillerKoala)
    BlizRuntimeLib_enUS v3.3.3.30300
    (ck=aea)

  • #3093
    Long story short I have 2 guilds 1 has old name, and 1 has new name. both are same guild just has a capitol letter when it was recreated.
    First How do I just remove old guild?
    Second can you make an option to remove data check box, right click or somthing?

    and 3rd when it is updating is it posible to resize the window after you tell it what data your looking for?
  • #3091
    Hi....First off...Thanks for this mod...Have been using it for quite some time.

    The only thing imo that it needs to be the ultimate alt tool, is a way to track what instances and raids you are saved to on all alts.

    Dunno if that is possible though, but I REALLY need a function or an addon that does that :P

    Thanks....
  • #3227
    Done with the last versions. Just put your mouse over the alt - and you'll see all the tags it has with the tagID and the instance/raid name and format (10 or 25 players).
  • To post a comment, please login or register a new account.
Login to Curse

Don't have an account? Create One.

Get an epic experience with Curse Premium
  • Faster addon downloads
  • Premium-Only Beta Giveaways
  • Ad-Free Curse experience
  • Premium Curse Client
  • and many More Features
  • Learn More »

Leaguepedia PAX Skin Giveaway