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  • World of Warcraft
  • 2,604 Monthly Downloads
  • Supports: 5.4.0
  • 1,400,662 Total Downloads
  • Updated 09/15/2013
  • Created 07/10/2008
  • 2,455 Favorites
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  • Release Type: Release
  • License: All Rights Reserved
  • Newest File: v2.6
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About Chinchilla Minimap

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

Appearance
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.
Compass
A more flexible north-east-south-west indicator.
Coordinates
Show your location coordinates.
Expander
Make the minimap very big temporarily (good for gathering or finding a tough-to-spot enemy).
Location
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).
Ping
Show which team-mate pinged the minimap.
Position
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
Zoom
Use the mouse-wheel to zoom the minimap and zoom out the map automatically after 20 seconds (or so).

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tag v2.6
36aad25d5c20e42dd97d8fb2c9e46812f2647346
Ethan Centaurai <ethancentaurai@outlook.com>
2013-09-15 10:19:23 +0100

Tagging as v2.6.

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Ethan Centaurai:
    - Core: Increase the size of the config window.
    - Appearance: Remove useless CVar check.
    - Appearance: Add options to show/hide quest tracker Objectives header and collapse button.
    - Appearance: Small re-arrange.
    - Core: Bump Interface number for Patch 5.4.
    - TrackingDots: Update blip maps to Patch 5.4 layout.
    - Core: Revert all recent changes related to MoveAnything compatibility.
    - Core: Add MoveAnything to optional dependency list to force it to load before Chinchilla does.
    - MoveButtons: Forcibly disable the module if MoveAnything is installed.
    - Position: Forcibly disable the module if MoveAnything is installed.
    - Core: Hide module options instead of disabling them when the module is disabled.
    - Position: Fixed nesting and removed trailing whitespace.
    - Position: Disable boss frame movement pending code re-write.
    - QuestTracker: Module deleted.
    - Core: Force the height of the quest tracker to 700 pixels.
    - Update Interface number for Patch 5.3.
    - Core: Remove SetCVar hook.
    - Core: Remove unnecessary CVar check.
    - Appearance: Delay CVar check.
    - Compass: Replace SetCVar hook with a CVAR_UPDATE event listener.
    - Compass: Make Blizzard's compass ring invisible instead of hiding it.
    - Appearance: Kill off more dead code.
    - Appearance: Removed a huge amount of utterly useless code.
    - Core: Properly unhook all hooks when Chinchilla is disabled.
    - Core: Make the Rotate Minimap checkbox code more awesome.
    - Core: Make the options window slightly smaller.
    - Core: Rename a function.
    - Core: Remove Chinchilla's options from the in-game interface options panel.
    - ShowHide: Experimental new logic that turns buttons invisible instead of hiding them.
    - Appearance: Prevent an error caused by out-of-date versions of LibDBIcon-1.0.
    - Appearance: Fix a typo that was causing an error.
    - Appearance: Register for the new LibDBIcon_IconCreated callback.
    - ShowHide: Small re-arrange.
    - QuestTracker: Now enabled by default.
    - Appearance: Remove debug.
    - Appearance: Button border alpha settings now work with buttons created by LibDBIcon-1.0.
    - Appearance: Fix error message format strings.
    - Appearance: Remove AceTimer-3.0.
    - Appearance: Check for new buttons on ADDON_LOADED events instead of every second.
    - Appearance: Set the default minimap strata to LOW.
    This matches Blizzard's default minimap strata settings.
    - Appearance: Simplify the strata options to low, medium and high.
    - Appearance: Remove debug.
    - Appearance: Fix button border alpha feature.
    Why this was not throwing up errors is beyond me.

Comments

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  • #276
    Objectives. There you want to make sure the check-box for Advanced Objectives Tracking is checked. This will allow you to move the frame out from under the mini-map. Once you are done positioning the frame where you want it, make sure to check the Disable Mouseover box.

    Hope this helps =)
  • #275
    I am having a similar problem to the Quest/Achievement tracking frame, how ever in my case I can't seem to be able to seperate the Arena frame for opposing team players. I ahve resolved the Quest/Achievement frame problem but can not seem to find a solution to my current predicament.
  • #274
    for some reason the map keeps on resetting itself either when i reload the ui or when i log out. ill check the settings, they are still there, but it will display the default settings map. ive already uninstalled cleared variables and reinstalled , with the same issue happening. any ideas?
  • #273
    maybe add a option to move the iron man{gear dura} and loot window
  • #272
    I plan to re-add support for the quest/achievement tracking frame when Patch 3.3 comes out as Blizzard appear to have made it non-movable in the latest PTR build.
  • #270
    Three addon minimap buttons are not moving along the path of my square-shaped map.

    They are: WebDKP, WIM, and Gatherer.
  • #271
    Contact the authors of those addons and ask them to add support for the GetMinimapShape() API provided by this addon.
  • #269
    Greatest addon !!! Thx a lot ! You're the best ! =)
  • #268
    I love Chinchilla, it's soft and cuddly and it even makes my minimap look good!
  • #267
    More info: The quest tracker is by default locked under the map. If you have advanced quest tracking enabled(default gui), this resolves the issue of chinchilla locking out the quest tracker. However you must disable mouseover and move the quest tracker away from the minimap before you move it, to prevent it from being hidden offscreen.
  • #266
    After a bit of tinkering, I've discovered a 'bug'(since I don't know if it's a bug or a feature) that chinchilla will block all quest tracking whenever the map is in a non-standard location. You can enable the 'location' submodule, but if you move the map, it seems to hog the quest tracker and won't allow you to display any quests. If you move it back, or reset the position of the map, the quest tracker comes back.
  • #265
    When I trying to track any quest by shift-clicking on it in my quest log with Chinchilla Minimap enabled, WoW says that I can't track any more quests...
  • #264
    I have a bug with combat opacity. I like to hide the minimap in combat for my custom ui. When set to zero combat opacity, the minimap hides, but the blips still show through. Also the feature flat out doesn't work in dungeons or caves and such.
  • #257
    I had SimpleMinimap installed before, but for some reason it disabled my minimap for my priest, tryed everything to get it shown again, but then i installed this addone, and had the same problem, no minimap on priest, any 1 know why?
  • #258
    I have the same problem with Chinchilla.
    In the beginning (2 days ago) the minimap was just hidden and appeared (including all the icon buttons) only when I held my mouse over it. Now (today) it completly vanished and the strange thing: even when i deactivate Chinchilla the minimap is still gone.

    Might be a different addon or a library which cases this mess.
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