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  • World of Warcraft
  • 401 Monthly Downloads
  • Supports: 5.4.0
  • 120,985 Total Downloads
  • Updated 10/31/2013
  • Created 08/21/2005
  • 440 Favorites
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  • Release Type: Release
  • License: BSD License
  • Newest File: 0.4.6-50400
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About ChatSounds

Description

I often miss guild and party messages popping up on my screen since they don't make a sound.
I figured I'd make a mod to solve the problem. :)

Features

  • Can play new sounds for
    • Whispers
    • Guild
    • Officer
    • Party and Party Leader
    • Raid and Raid Leader
    • Battlegrounds and BG Leader
    • Custom player joined channels
  • Force Whisper sounds for every whisper.
  • Blacklist specific custom channels (for example hidden channels joined by addons)
  • Allows users to /r after sending a whisper without getting a reply.
  • Has a Configuration Dialog Box which is accessible through the comic bubble icon next to the Chat Frame.
  • Saves its settings per character.

Configuration

  • Click the comic bubble icon on top of the Chat Frame and select 'ChatSounds' from the menu.
  • '/chatsounds' at the command prompt.
    • '/chatsounds ?' will give help for extra commands.

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r62 | dridzt | 2013-10-31 16:43:46 +0000 (Thu, 31 Oct 2013) | 1 line
Changed paths:
   A /tags/0.4.6-50400 (from /trunk:61)

Tag as 0.4.6-50400
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r61 | dridzt | 2013-10-31 16:41:57 +0000 (Thu, 31 Oct 2013) | 2 lines
Changed paths:
   M /trunk/ChatSounds.lua
   M /trunk/ChatSounds.toc
   M /trunk/ChatSoundsOptionsFrame.xml

ChatSounds:
- 5.4.1 Fixes. realmname, microbuttons taint.
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r60 | dridzt | 2013-09-11 08:38:38 +0000 (Wed, 11 Sep 2013) | 2 lines
Changed paths:
   M /trunk/ChatSounds.toc

ChatSounds:
- derp the toc update, that's a new one!
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Comments

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  • #101

    Is there a way to update this so I do not get the same sounds for incoming guild chat and me sending a guild chat. That part seems broke since our realm was merged. It worked perfectly before the merge.

  • #100

    Blacklist specific custom channels (for example hidden channels joined by addons)

    Oh thank goodness. Going into game now to figure out how to do that. The OQgeneral channel makes the OQ addon unusable with this addon until I noticed that's already built in :) Thanks Dridzt.

  • #98

    I would love for these sounds to be 5 times louder, or for ChatSounds o have it's own volume control. I play while listening to music or to lots of SFX in boss fights, and the volume of thes souns is waay lower than it needs to b for me to be able to hear them through other sounds. At first, I didn't know that ChatSounds was working.

    If we add other sounds to the folder, will those work?

  • #99

    Sorry I don't check comments as often as tickets.

    Yes using other sounds will work, a full exit/restart of the game client will be required.

    Additionally if you don't want to have to make changes to the addon source files as well you should rename your new soundfiles to take the place of the existing ones.

  • #97

    0.4.6-50400 and later should have the errors reported fixed.

    Last edited by Dridzt on 10/31/2013 11:47:31 AM
  • #96

    I moved Cloudancer2 and ralnor's error reports to the ticket system

    http://www.wowace.com/addons/chat-sounds/tickets/1-5-4-1-errors/

    Check if your error is already reported.

    In the mean-time (just got back from a mini-vacation so hadn't had time to look at all my addons for 5.4.1 yet) look at Vgeran's post below for a quick fix of the realmname error.

    Will try to have a new version up shortly.

    Edit: About the taint/addon blocked error. I might be able to 'fix' it by temporarily removing ChatSounds button from the chat menu but this is Blizzard screwing up their own code.

    5.4.1 PTR Bug report.

    http://us.battle.net/wow/en/forum/topic/10261856087

    Ignored, the problem went live

    Live bug report.

    http://us.battle.net/wow/en/forum/topic/10388659115

    UI & Macros mirror post

    http://us.battle.net/wow/en/forum/topic/10388639018

    Feel free to add your voice to those if you're an addon author or user and affected.

    Maybe they'll get around to un-breaking what they broke sooner.

    For now addon authors don't have a solution, only a choice among problems:

    Should I break the map / friends frame / chat or the talents / glyphs?

    Last edited by Dridzt on 10/31/2013 5:42:18 PM
  • #92

    ChatSounds is popping up an error when you start it up now as of 5.4.1.  If you look for this text in Interface\AddOns\ChatSounds\ChatSounds.lua:

    GetCVar("realmName")

    ...and replace it with this...

    GetRealmName()

    ...then the problems should go away.  (That CVar is nil now, it seems.)

  • #94
    Quote from VgerAN »

    ChatSounds is popping up an error when you start it up now as of 5.4.1.  If you look for this text in Interface\AddOns\ChatSounds\ChatSounds.lua:

    GetCVar("realmName")

    ...and replace it with this...

    GetRealmName()

    ...then the problems should go away.  (That CVar is nil now, it seems.)

    Thanks for the tip.  Much appreciated.

  • #91

    If you could add a profiles option or have the addon save the settings from one character to another that would be awesome.

  • #86

    Awesome fix for *actual* whispers, Dridzt. Small new problem has arisen, however. It only works for real whispers. Now, ANYTIME I hit R to reply to a battle.net whispers, it opens the box like "Tell John Smith:", and lets me type... but when I hit Send, the game tells me John Smith doesn't exist. It's like it's trying to whisper-whisper John Smith, and not battle.net-whisper him.

  • #88

    I've pushed an alpha (r56) that I think will solve this issue.

    Do me a favor and test it when it shows up Smile

    At the moment the curse packager is acting up, but it should show up here eventually:

    http://www.wowace.com/addons/chat-sounds/files/

  • #89

    Works flawlessly now.  Thanks a ton!  :)

  • #87

    Ah... thanks for the report.

    I'll look into it but tell me this as I have realID features disabled from account management for my account.

    Without chat addons is the reply functionality similar to regular whispers?

    I mean if you get a battle.net tell, can you hit r /r and reply?

  • #90

    Yes, pushing R to reply to a bnet tell is the same.  See my reply above.  All works great now.  Thanks.

  • #84

    Like others, I have a new error appearing recently. If anyone sends me a tell and I hit my reply key it does like TheSteelPhantom said and shows nothing in the box. However I also get an LUA error. I have disabled all other addons and found that is coming from this one.  Thanks!

    Error occured in: Global

    Count: 1
    Message: SendChatMessage(): Unknown chat type
    Debug:
    [C]: ?
    [C]: SendChatMessage()
    ..\FrameXML\ChatFrame.lua:4079: ChatEdit_SendText()
    ..\FrameXML\ChatFrame.lua:4091: ChatEdit_OnEnterPressed()
    [string "*:OnEnterPressed"]:1:
    [string "*:OnEnterPressed"]:1
    Locals:
    (*temporary) = "ytest"
    (*temporary) = "WHISPER_INFORM"
    (*temporary) = 1

     

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