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  • World of Warcraft
  • 844 Monthly Downloads
  • Supports: 6.0.2
  • 237,312 Total Downloads
  • Updated 10/18/2014
  • Created 12/25/2010
  • 304 Favorites
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  • Release Type: Release
  • License: All Rights Reserved
  • Newest File: v1.8c
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About Death Note

Death analysis tool.

Death Note records the events preceding a death and presents them to you in a comprehensible manner. If you have used Acheron before, this addon has been inspired by it.

How to use

  • Check the data capture options in the interface panel and make sure that you are comfortable with the default settings.
  • To view the recorded deaths, use the option in the right-click menu of a unit frame. Or, if you have a LDB display, you can also open the Death Note frame from there.

Not so obvious stuff you can do:

  • Right-Click on the list of deaths to change the ordering.
  • Drag a column separator to move it.
  • Click on a time or health column to change its display format.
  • Click on a spell or source to highlight all occurrences of that spell or source.
  • Control+Click on a spell or source to add that spell or source to the list of filters (removing all the lines with that spell or source).
  • Right-Click on a line to send a report to a chat channel starting from that line.
  • Shift+Click on a column to paste its contents to the chat edit box.
  • Control+Mouse wheel to change the frame scale.

Bugs and feature requests

Please use the ticket tracker at WowAce to report bugs and make feature requests.

Remember that the purpose of combat log analysis tools is to help you understand what happened, not to find someone to blame

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  • #34

    Can you specify what's not working in the new patch ? Thanks.

  • #31

    Im still having problems with setting focus and this addon any others got the same problem?

  • #32

    Having the same issue. Cannot set focus at all. Will experiment a bit more, but at the moment cannot use Death Note because of it.

  • #28

    Hi. A request;

    Would love to see the Death report announces compressed and shortened down, just like it is when you right-click a specific line to report.

    The format of the damage-source text that is. 124200 into 124k, etc.


    Last edited by catonbreak on 5/4/2013 10:06:41 AM
  • #29

    Not going to be adding any new features to it for now, but it would be much more likely that I will remember about it the next time I get to work on this addon if you open a ticket about it.

  • #30

    Will do. Thanks!

  • #27

    Is it possible to have a slash command to turn this off/on? I ask as sometimes in LFR I cant lagged on so want to reduce addon use. Deathnote records a lot of data I find useful in real raids so I dont want to reduce wants recorded.

    Its a great addon that I have used for years now, great job :)

  • #26

    I believe this addon is broken for output to guild and officer chat. The lines in output.lua function "chatmessage" don't include any logic for Guild or Officer chat currently, so the addon gives no errors and no output despite working properly aside from that.

  • #24

    The issues reported by Lockslap and Voidlyn should be fixed in v1.5, let me know if you find any other problems.

  • #25

    Wow real fast, Thank You

  • #23

    Mouse Overing  +Buff/-Buff  and +Debuff/-Debuff (Amount column) causes error any suggestion ?

    Message: Interface\AddOns\DeathNote\Format.lua:566 Usage: <unnamed>:SetText("text" [, color])
    Time: 12/21/12 15:08:22
    Count: 26
    Stack: [C]: in function `SetText'
    Interface\AddOns\DeathNote\Format.lua:566 in function `FormatTooltipAmount'
    Interface\AddOns\DeathNote\UI.lua:799 in function `column_onenter'
    Interface\AddOns\DeathNote\UI.lua:1877 in function <Interface\AddOns\DeathNote\UI.lua:1869

    Locals: (*temporary) = <unnamed> {
     0 = <userdata>
    (*temporary) = nil
    (*temporary) = nil
    (*temporary) = nil
    (*temporary) = nil

  • #22

    Not sure if you check tickets, but I opened one to let you know about a small change to Output.lua I made to let the addon account for the newly added Instance Chat (LFR/LFD/Battleground).


    Last edited by Lockslap on 12/2/2012 2:39:15 AM
  • #18

    I know it hasn't been updated for patch 5.1, but I thought I'll let you know anyway, that reporting someone AFK in a battleground triggers a taint error with this addon loaded.

    Date: 2012-12-01 17:31:58
    ID: 1
    Error occured in: AddOn: DeathNote
    Count: 1
    Message: Error: AddOn DeathNote attempted to call a forbidden function (ReportPlayerIsPVPAFK()) from a tainted execution path.
    [C]: ReportPlayerIsPVPAFK()
    ..\FrameXML\UnitPopup.lua:1658: func()
    ..\FrameXML\UIDropDownMenu.lua:710: UIDropDownMenuButton_OnClick()
    [string "*:OnClick"]:1:
    [string "*:OnClick"]:1
    Swatter, v5.15.5383 (LikeableLyrebird)
    DeathNote, vv1.4
    BlizRuntimeLib_enUS v5.1.0.50100 <eu>

  • #19

    I am aware that there a few taint issues with the unit menu. I'll give it a look to see if there is anything I can do about it, but I am not sure if it is possible at all to add the deathnote option without tainting the entire menu. On the other hand, the only protected functions (that I am aware of) in the unit menu are the set focus and the one you are talking about now, and I am not really sure that they are so widely used to make it worth removing the entire feature from deathnote (I am assuming that most people use a binding to set their focus).

  • #21

    I googled the issue with UnitPopupButtons and taint... and you are correct. If you do anything with the unit menu you will get taint issues. The strange thing is I don't recall seeing this error before patch 5.1. Oh well, at least I know what is causing it now :)

    Maybe ReportPlayerIsPVPAFK wasn't a secure function before 5.1, that might explain it.

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