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Chinchilla Minimap

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  • World of Warcraft
  • 4,332 Monthly Downloads
  • Supports: 6.0.3
  • 1,506,550 Total Downloads
  • Updated 11/17/2014
  • Created 07/10/2008
  • 2,498 Favorites
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  • Release Type: Release
  • License: All Rights Reserved
  • Newest File: v2.7.2
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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).

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

Click here to help with translating Chinchilla Minimap into your own language.

tag v2.7.2
Ethan Centaurai <>
2014-11-17 16:29:36 +0000

Tagging as v2.7.2.


Ethan Centaurai:
    - Reverted all code related to the ObjectiveTrackerFrame back to how it was in Version 2.7.


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  • #279
    I wasn't able to get on the PTR so I haven't been able to sort these out. Once 3.3 goes live in Europe tomorrow I'll be able to work on them.

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  • #278
    Chinchilla was having some pretty major issues in the PTR. I do hope when 3.3 goes live that these issues do get resolved. Or are being fixed as I speak. In 3.2 it already had some issues. In that zoom in / zoom out wasn't being appropriated properly in some areas (Dalaran especially). Sometimes minimap icons would stick regardless if move was enabled. And turning move on would let you move them for a short period before bugging out. And suddenly locking themselves. And where turning move on and off for them would see the icon jump slightly each time instead.
  • #277
    Is there a way to set the black area of the minimap (when you're inside, or in a cave, etc) to clear? Not really addon specific, and I'd doubt it, but can anyone c/d?
  • #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.

    Twitter | Blog
  • #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.

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  • #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...
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