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Chinchilla Minimap

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  • World of Warcraft
  • 7,240 Monthly Downloads
  • Supports: 5.4.8
  • 1,418,619 Total Downloads
  • Updated 09/22/2014
  • Created 07/10/2008
  • 2,455 Favorites
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  • Release Type: Release
  • License: All Rights Reserved
  • Newest File: v2.6.2
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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).

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tag v2.6.2
Ethan Centaurai <>
2014-09-22 21:24:16 +0100

Tagging as v2.6.2.


Ethan Centaurai:
    - Core: Don't open the config window while we're in combat.
    - ShowHide: Trim trailing whitespace.
    - ShowHide: Brave attempt at fixing compatibility problems with MinimapButtonFrame while also trying to avoid taint and deadzones.
    - Comment out Patch 6.0 compatibility stuff for now.
    - QuestTracker: Now hides the new dungeon header when "Show Title" is disabled.
    - Apparently a module’s :OnEnable() is called before the core’s :OnInitialize().
    - Move bossframe anchoring cludge into the core file since multiple modules make use of it.
    - Core: Bump Interface number to 60000.
    - QuestTracker: Remove Wider Objectives Tracker checkbox.
    - QuestTracker: Fix the objectives tracker for Patch 6.0.
    - Position: Fix the objectives tracker for Patch 6.0.


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  • #110
    Still getting the "one quest only" bug
  • #182
    Also have this problem. only just realised though when I shifted my map to the bottom of my screen. didn't notice it when it was in the default location
  • #112
    Same. I don't use the in game watch frame. I use the QuestGuru tracker. QuestGuru's autotracking of new quests has no problems with the new version. It's only if I go into the Blizzard quest log and manually Untrack and then try to retrack a quest that I get the error now.
  • #109
    chincilla is one of my favorite addons, but:
    is there a posibiliy to see something like a changelog without browsing throw 10 (or more) forum pages on wowace? or i am just blind?
  • #108
    Thanks for the respond. I ID the problem as a conflict during the update, a delete and fresh install with the new changes fixed all.
  • #107
    dr: support for the watch frame was removed as the user can move it about without the need for addons. Please make sure that the Advanced Objective options are enabled in-game.
  • #106
    Did you remove the quest tracker?
  • #105
    I have a problem with the "Opacity" function- when I fiddle with the option absolutely nothing happens (both for the in and out of combat one). Thanks.
  • #104
    Good to see you releasing mod updates CK :) Any chance of some Pitbull love soon? :)
  • #101
    for me the map movement is not working, i can´t drag´n´drop it or give it other coords
  • #103
    dunno what happend, but after relogging two times, it worked with drag´n´drop o.O
  • #100
    Made a new profile on my main with latest version.
    Tried to "copy from" that profile to import onto my alt but nothing happened.
  • #99
    Just downloaded the updated version, have reset the settings for my main toons, but they keep resetting after I log. Any suggestions?
  • #102
    Remember to completely close WoW when you upgrade your mods, it's likely not picking up on a .TOC change
  • #94
    Hey all, I just released Chinchilla Minimap v2.0, it's based on Ace3 instead of Rock. Sadly, this means that your saved variables have been wiped :(.

    For good news, I have fixed quite a few bugs and such, including the "one quest only" bug.
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