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CombustionHelper

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  • Supports: 6.0.3
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  • Updated 11/12/2014
  • Created 10/11/2010
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  • License: All Rights Reserved
  • Newest File: CombustionHelper 3.5.5
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About CombustionHelper

The goal of this addon is to allow easy optimizing of the mage talent Combustion. It tracks all relevant Dots on your target, your cooldown of Combustion so you'll be able to use the talent with maximum effectiveness.

To summarize the new talent : it will add a new Dot on effect on your target which will be equal to the sum of Ignite and Pyroblast Dots.

With this addon, you'll know if one of your Dot is missing.

CombustionHelper is composed of the main addon and 2 bundled other addons : CauterizeCooldown and MageBombTracker. Here is their main features :

CombustionHelper main addon:

  • Automatic switch depending if combustion is in your spellbook or not.
  • Autohide out of combat is off by default, use config panel to configure it. You can choose between no autohide, autohide out of combat or autohide when combustion is on cd.
  • Reset variables option because i know some of you like to bug the thing by switching options while in combat/autohide is running and stuff. If you bug it, just reset and log off so you start with a clean state.
  • Option to hide all config messages in chat.
  • Dot tick damage report mode. This is not the expected combustion damage report because of the complexity of ignite, rather an information about how much damage the last tick did so you know if it's powerful enough.
  • Pyroblast/Hot Streak report mode which will warn you when wasted an Hot Streak proc will letting it be refreshed before getting used and at end of combat will report number of refreshed Hot Streak.
  • Timer for Combustion Dot on target.
  • Flamestrike tracker supporting regular flamestrike.
  • Tooltips for option panel settings, no more obscure settings.
  • Ignite munching report, so you know how much damage you lost because of buggy mechanics.
  • Graphical options so you can make it the way you want.
  • Localisation in English, Deutsch, French and Chinese (feel free to report typos…) (thanks to Hambo and Plueschbaer from MMO-C forums for deutsch version)
  • Threshold option to activate color change of background when Ignite cross the specified value.
  • Audio warning when ignite value reach the threshold.
  • Combustion tick damage and number prediction.
  • Missing Pyromaniac buff warning (who wouldn't want 10% more damage on main nuke ?)
  • Heating Up available warning

CauterizeCooldown :

A simple cooldown showing Cauterize cooldown.

You can change the scale, alpha and Frame level. Also enabled by default a timer like OmniCC/CooldownCount. You can choose to autohide the addon when your cauterize is off cooldown. It will autohide too for classes other than mage. Also feature a customizable warning message which can be outputted to vicinity, party, raid or yell channel. There is also another optional warning when Ice Block is up. You can set whatever SharedMedia sound you want as an alert.

MageBombTracker :

This addon track all the new mage bombs and flamestrike cooldown which will be available in patch 5.0.4 and MoP. Previously bundled with CombustionHelper, it's now available as a stand alone addon. It show them with a list which feature :

  • current target marker
  • target name
  • raid marker
  • time remaining

Other nice features are :

  • Alert when missing a bomb
  • Alert when overwriting a bomb before last tick
  • End of fight report

Fully customisable and lightweight, all you need to monitor your bombs !
Available in English and French for now, submit your translation for more.

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Changes from 2.xx versions ?

  • No more crit debuff tracking, it's gone for mages.
  • No more support for FrostFire Bolt, useless for Combustion and i doubt anyone used it.
  • No more Impact support, new inferno blast replaced aura procs.

Use Interface Panel -> Addons for full config or /combustionhelper for bringing up directly the option panel.
As always, report me bugs and requests.

Donation is totally optional but all funds will be used to buy chocolate for my wife so she'll be a bit less mad at me spending so much time coding.

Release 3.5.5
Fix for autohide in magebombtracker module
I'm getting rusty with programming...

Release 3.5.4
Fix for autohide and ignite formula

Release 3.5.3
Wod update

Release 3.5.2
TOC update
Fix for combustion nerf

Release 3.5.1
TOC update

Beta 3.5
Italian translation for Combustionhelper main module
Moved all the code related to magebombtracker module, hopefully fixing bugs
Fix for other character than mage interface bug
TOC update

Release 3.4.7
TOC update
Fix for bomb type not updating

Release 3.4.6
Fix for bomb not updating

release 3.4.5
Fix for scaling problem

beta 3.4.4
Fix for window position resetting (another attempt)

beta 3.4.3
Fix for window position resetting

Release 3.4.2
Updated toc for 5.1
Fix for Magebombtracker font/texture list
Fix for combustion formula after 50% nerf

Release 3.4
Added option to hide pyroblast and Bomb tracking in main window
Fix for 5.1 combustion formula
Fix for zoning spam
Fix for chinese languages (beware using may freeze your computer for a min the first time)

Release 3.3.1
Fix for 5.1

Release 3.3
Added pyromaniac warning (red background by default)
Added Heating Up warning (yellow background by default)
Fix for MageBombTracker disappearing in arcane/frost spec
Fix for Ignite triggered from other mages
Added support for Combustion glyph in predicter
Disabled refresh warning when refresh just before last tick of bombs

Release 3.2
Added combustion damage predicter
Fix for threshold
Fix for magebombtracker module (hopefully)

Release 3.1.1
Fix for bomb talent missing

Release 3.1
Fix for unbelievable mistake in Ignite managing

Release 3.0.1
Fix for impact bug

Release 3.0
5.0.4 MoP compatible
many changes, check description

Beta 2.10
Added prediction of Combustion tick damage with number of expected ticks

Release 2.9.1
Added Border color options
Fix for CauterizeCooldown showing when disabled
Fix ColorPicker bugging on opacity settings

Release 2.9
Merged CauterizeCooldown addon into CombustionHelper
Added report info for Combustion usage
Fix for bug when impacting multiple living bombs (working, this time)

Release 2.8.3
Fix for bug when impacting multiple living bombs (hopefully)
Fix for Frostfire orb triggering Ignite

Release 2.8.2
Fix for settings not saved
Fix for background color in LB tracker frame

Release 2.8.1
Added audio warning when using threshold mode
Fix for transparent background/border
Fix for translation errors

Release 2.8
Added graphical options
Changed threshold to ignite only
4.3 compatible with variable combustion cd
New savedvariables check upon loading
Texture/font/bg/border validity check
English, French and Deutsch localisation

Release 2.7.16
Just changed the TOC for 4.2

Release 2.7.15
Fix for 4.2 compatibility

Release 2.7.14
Fix for Autohide problems
Fix for Ignite munching report
Fix for Ignite predictor
Fix for threshold total
Corrected the TOC version number

Release 2.7.13
Fix for "combuignitecount" error
Fix for Blastwave FS not being managed by Flamestrike tracker option panel
Small typos corrected
Fix for white bars by default
Fix for threshold not taking in account ignite predicter

Release 2.7.12
Removed a forgotten debug line

Release 2.7.11
Added Flamestrike Tracker
Added Ignite munching report
Added Tooltips in option panel
Added Beta Ignite predicter
Modified scale slider to start at 50% scale
Many invisible changes preparing for 2.8 version
Fix for 4.1 compatibility

Beta 2.7.10
Fix for living bomb tracker when target disappear without triggering SPELL_AURA_REMOVED (Cho'gall HC)

Release 2.7.9
Added raid marker and current target symbol to multiple LB tracker
Added missed LB to early LB warning mode
You can now adjust value for red zone timers in option panel
Fix for autohide spamming message
Fix for threshold handling

Release 2.7.8
Fix for crtitcal mass tracker showing white bar when disabled
Fix for incorrect FrameLevel causing errors when changing LB tracker position
Fix for error when disabling LB tracker

Release 2.7.7
Border color switch to yellow when impact is up
Colors now applying for border of frame and background
Threshold for dot value now affect background color too

Release 2.7.6
Added left and right option for LB tracker

Release 2.7.5
Added multiple Living Bomb tracking with impact support

Release 2.7.4
Added a Pyroblast/Hot Streak report mode

Release 2.7.3
more bug fixes

Release 2.7.2
removed the debug spam

Release 2.7.1
Added total dot report with threshold option and some bug fixes

Release 2.7
Added Dot tick damage report

Release 2.6.9
Added small fix enabling LB warning mode by default

Release 2.6.8
Added warning mode for early Living bomb refresh

Release 2.6.7
Added reset position for reset button in Interface options panel

Release 2.6.6
Small fix to enable hide with alt z

Release 2.6.5
Fixed glyphs slots for FFB

Release 2.6.4
Added a WORKING Class check

Release 2.6.2
Working bug fix this time

Release 2.6.1
Small bug fix when changing spec and ffb not showing

Release 2.6
Added Critical Mass/Shadow Mastery tracker
More autohide options
Cleaned code for future updates

Release 2.5
Added Bar mode with config
Added Autohide and fade out/in time configuration
Corrected bug with ffbglyph not showing when glyph up and ffb mode disabled

Release 2.4
Added GUI config in Interface Panel -> Addons
Added Scale settings
Corrected no fire spec Autohide in combat
Corrected FFB glyph bug

Release 2.3.1
Corrected Autohide feature on login
Corrected Startup message

Release 2.3
Added Impact mode (on by default)
Added out of combat autohide (off by default)
Added reset savedvariables option
better glyph/talent check
widened frostfire bolt frame to avoid text clipping

Release 2.2.3
Added autohide system (on by default)

Comments

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  • #646

    did you tried using the reset button already ?

  • #637

    i have one simply problem i cant move the addon unless i reloadui then i only have a few seconds to grab it why cant i find something in the interface to let me move it from the middle of my screen ??

  • #639

    another addon might be blocking combustionhelper with an unclikable frame, can you a /framestack and report me the list which is shown when you mouseover the window

    also did you try using the reset button already ?

  • #644

    wow i figured it be something simple i wasnt seeing. I reset all the variables and it worked again tyvm

    Last edited by Dicktracy on 12/30/2012 6:40:51 PM
  • #636

    I'm sorry to bother you with this, but your addon's settings reset whenever I turn it off and on again. Any idea on why this happens?

  • #638

    by turning it on and off, do you mean login to an alt with combustionhelper disabled in its addon list ?

  • #643

    ok, can you try something more ? go into your wtf folder and search for layout-local.txt, open it and delete references for combustionhelper window positioning, save it and eventually reset the addon.

  • #642

    I can't change glyphs or talents with my addons on, because inevitably some addon or another gives me a taint error message and prevents me from changing them. Reloading is a waste of time because of errors once again.

    Anyways, I've tried what you asked, and it seems to help a bit. CombustionHelper does still reset back to the middle, but it isn't locked, and thus is less of a pain.

    Thank you very much for your help!

  • #641

    it shouldn't be a problem but why are you logging on and off to change a glyph ? is it your regular procedure or just to test out the bug process ?

    can you try deleting the combustionhelper savedvariable files from wtf folder ? do a search within it with combustionhelper and delete every combustionhelper.lua and combustionhelper.bak

  • #640

    I mean logging out, removing the check to Combustion Helper in the addon list, logging in to change glyphs, and then logging out to recheck Combustion Helper. The program also resets whenever I change specs between fire and frost.

  • #634

    I have been using this addon for a long time, I love it.  However, I am having an issue with this since the last mage nerf.  I went from Fire to Arcane but i still use combustionhelper's bomb tracker feature.  The addon tracks living bomb fine on multiple targets but the tracker hops all over my screen randomly.  I unlock it, put it where i want it, and lock it again, anytime i reload / zone in somewhere the addon moves randomly to another part of my screen.  Is there a way to stop this from happening?  It even happens mid encounter and gets in the way of other addons making it hard to see some things.

  • #635

    mid encounter ? does this involve some zone change ?

  • #632

    I love this addon, but I only wish it would also track Frost Bomb...it's tricky because the CD of Frost Bomb doesn't expire until a few seconds after the bomb explodes, so it would be nice if it had an option to monitor when the bomb will explode, and when the bomb can be reapplied...

  • #633

    currently when using frost bomb the timer shown is using your cooldown timer, showing the actual time remaining on target wouldn't make sense as you'd pressed to reapply it without being able to.

    unless it doesn't work that way for a reason.

  • #623

    Hello guys, I don't know if i'm sure but this last update from C.Helper is calculating Ignite + Pyroblast.

     

    Am I right?

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