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  • World of Warcraft
  • 2,017 Monthly Downloads
  • Supports: 6.2.2
  • 1,571,069 Total Downloads
  • Updated 09/03/2015
  • Created 07/10/2008
  • 2,527 Favorites
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  • Release Type: Release
  • License: All Rights Reserved
  • Newest File: v2.7.4
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About Chinchilla Minimap

Chinchilla Minimap alters the Blizzard Minimap in a way to provide much nicer features and other niceties.

Allows changing of blip size, border style, shape of the map (doesn't have to be circular, or even square, lots of options are available), size, etc.
A more flexible north-east-south-west indicator.
Show your location coordinates.
Make the minimap very big temporarily (good for gathering or finding a tough-to-spot enemy).
Show the name of your location more flexibly.
Move Buttons
Move the buttons around the minimap to wherever you want (even off the minimap entirely).
Show which team-mate pinged the minimap.
Position the minimap and frames around it.
Range Circle
Show on the minimap where your range extends to.
Show / Hide
Show or hide various frames related to the minimap.
Tracking Dots
Change the dots on the map to a different set of images. Very handy, especially if you suffer from colour-blindness
Use the mouse-wheel to zoom the minimap and zoom out the map automatically after 20 seconds (or so).

Click here or leave a comment to submit a bug report or request a new feature.

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tag v2.7.4
Ethan Centaurai <>
2015-09-03 21:09:55 +0100

Tagging as v2.7.4.


Ethan Centaurai:
    - Bump Interface number to 60200.
    - ShowHide: Fixed an oversight that broke the "unread invites" option. Closes ticket 187.
    - ShowHide: Revert back to the reparenting method to hide frames. Should fix problems with the durability indicator.
    - Ping: Fixed a rare error that occurred when a player's class cannot be found for whatever reason.


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  • #1155

    Actually, you're right. I've found the problem. It's a quirk in Blizzard's code.

    The durability man is hidden when in a vehicle or an arena. Chinchilla touches vehicle indicator code during startup and this seems to confuse the game and hide the durability man.

    I'll see if I can find a fix. For now, either disable the Show/Hide module or turn off vehicle seat display.

    Sorry about that. I've always bombed around Azeroth on my motorbike so I wasn't aware of what was going on.

    Last edited by EthanCentaurai on 12/2/2012 6:08:33 AM
  • #1151

    No it doesn't. There's nothing in the code that causes the frame to be hidden.

    My obsessive compulsive disorder demands I investigate this, but I am almost certain that it isn't Chinchilla's fault.

  • #1154

    It's possible. :|a

    Time to make my character commit suicide... FOR SCIENCE.

  • #1153

    Perhaps the hiding the durability man is a side effect of hiding one of the other elements that Chinchilla does handle.

  • #1152

    Before making my post, I turned off all addons except Chinchilla and reloaded.  I tried this several times. With Chinchilla as the only addon, the durability man was hidden.  With no addons enabled, the durability man showed.

  • #1146

    Is there a way to remove the Flag Carriers that appear under the map with this addon?

  • #1150

    Not yet.

  • #1137

    Is there an option to remove the silly Chinchilla in the lower left corner of the minimap?

  • #1138
    Quote from creepy_inc »

    Is there an option to remove the silly Chinchilla in the lower left corner of the minimap?

    Use a different border type than Chinchilla.   Took me a while to remember that tonite while trying to get rid of it myself!

    Love the addon, no likey the blob. =P

  • #1145

    Thanks :)

  • #1143

    I'll work on a "Sans Rodent" skin that gets rid of the chinchilla.

    Critter haters. =P

  • #1136

    Since the current update, the Blizzard location bar is appearing underneath the Chinchilla location bar. I can't seem to fix this.

    Last edited by ellymae58 on 10/28/2012 12:01:27 PM
  • #1142

    I can't replicate this even with clean SavedVariables but I'll keep an eye out just in case.

  • #1144

    I figured it out. It was simpleMiniMap. For some reason, after I updated Chinchilla, it started showing the the Blizz location bar under the Chinchilla one. When I disabled simpleMinimap, it corrected the problem. Didn't need SMM anymore, so it's gone.  Sorry for any trouble.

    Oh, and any chance we might get a Horde skin for the minimap? I have always used the Alliance one since I haven't much liked the others, but a red Horde one would be nice to have. :)


    Thank you for this addon. :)




  • #1135

    I am currently unable to move arena frames. So if I move the minimap to the lower part of the screen, I can't see them at all. :/

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