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  • World of Warcraft
  • 4,685 Monthly Downloads
  • Supports: 5.3.0
  • 1,651,284 Total Downloads
  • Updated 05/23/2013
  • Created 06/25/2006
  • 4,919 Favorites
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  • Release Type: Release
  • License: All Rights Reserved
  • Newest File: 2.3.2 - r172
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About Elkano's BuffBars

EBB provides groups of statusbar style indicators to show (de)buffs currently affecting your char or some other units (currently focus, pet and target). For the player, it can also show indicators for temporary enchants place on it's weapons.

Due to changes Blizzard made with WoW 4.x it's no longer possible to cancel buffs without the use of secure frames. Currently EBB limits canceling of buffs to out-of-fight since using SecureAuraHeader would have required a major code restructuring. This will be coming in a later version.

Version 2.x is a total recode based on the Ace2 framework which became necessary in order to support some of the longtime wanted and suggested features. It's now possible to show different groups of bars which can be configured in many ways. Each group can be assigned an individual look and filter settings. EBB can be configured via a dropdown menu which is accessible via chat (/ebb config), FuBar plugin or (for the group settings) by right clicking the groups anchor. After setting up a group, its anchor can be hidden by alt-left clicking a bar or the anchor itself in order to lock the group in place.

In order to get additional bar textures and fonts for EBB simply install SharedMedia which is available for download under http://wow.curse.com/downloads/wow-addons/details/sharedmedia.aspx
If you have bug reports or feature request, create a ticket: http://www.wowace.com/projects/elkbuffbars/create-ticket/
You can also check my thread at the WoWAce forums: http://forums.wowace.com/showthread.php?t=5290

The most recent development version of EBB is available directly from the WoWAce SVN via http://www.wowace.com/projects/elkbuffbars/files/

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r172 | elkano | 2013-05-23 18:00:02 +0000 (Thu, 23 May 2013) | 2 lines
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   M /trunk/ElkBuffBars.toc

actually was a push to 504000... should have been 50300...
~lart Funkeh`
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r171 | elkano | 2013-05-23 17:56:31 +0000 (Thu, 23 May 2013) | 1 line
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just a TOC push to 50400 before I release code I had forgotten on alpha status...
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r170 | elkano | 2012-10-20 14:13:34 +0000 (Sat, 20 Oct 2012) | 1 line
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   M /trunk/EBB_Bar.lua
   M /trunk/ElkBuffBars.lua

changed to cancel by index instead of name
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  • #1891

    Hey, how can i cancel a Buff infight? When i try to cancel a Buff out of fight there's no problem. But infight it doesent work.

  • #1893

    Just activete that wow load older addons

  • #1892

    Sadly, being able to cancel in combat isn't compatible with the filters and sorting of EBB.
    It requires use of the SecureAuraHeader, that provides only a very limited subset of the filters/sorting.

    If you know which buffs you intend to cancel during fight, you can however create makros for that using /cancelaura

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  • #1889

    Anyone got a replacement? Doesn't work for me on 5.4.7...

  • #1890

    still working fine over here... but a simple "doesn't work" is nothing I can aid you with...

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  • #1888

    this EATS your cpu...

    (but its the most perfect buff watcher ever)

    Last edited by tearx on 3/1/2014 1:57:50 AM
  • #1886

    Ive been gone for 10 months came back to find my favorite buff bar outdated. =(

    Why no update for 5.4? does it still work?

  • #1887

    It works just fine for me.

  • #1885

    I've been playing around in an attempt to minimize my UI. This has lead to a nice cut-down in addons, however, one is still eluding me: I want to get rid of GTFO. I don't have sounds on, leading me to be able to replace it easily with EBB if only I could figure out how to show negative auras. Initially I thought I could solve it with the following settings:

    1) Make a new group
    2) Set group to target player, Type: Debuffs only.
    3) Timeless Debuffs: Blacklist

    And leave it at that. Well, that didn't work. I only get timeless actual debuffs on myself (Ghost when I'm dead, Ancient Miasma on Malkorok etc), but I'm not getting the actual negative auras I want to see (standing in fire on Ordos, Noxious Poison pools on The Fallen Protectors, stupid resonating amber on the Klaxxi Paragons trash etc).

    Now, I realize that a solution is to instead whitelist regular debuffs and find the debuffs I care about, however, that's not really what I'm looking for- I just want the group to show me the debuff (scaled to show a massive icon) whenever I'm a tard and step in something, anything, that applies a negative aura on me. 

    I think the problem may be that, despite it showing in the UI as a timeless debuff, it's actually got a hidden timer of sorts that's reapplied every x milliseconds to count ticks and shit, but I'm not sure. So, in conclusion, is there anyone out there with the knowledge of how to change the settings of my bar-group to filter out all debuffs with a visible time-remaining thing and show me ALL debuffs that act like auras?

  • #1883

    I accidently put to hide the minimap icon and now I cannot find it anywhere to edit the bars. It's not in the Addon tab under Interface, its not on the minimap, what do I do? :/

  • #1884

    try: /ebb hide

    Last edited by Elkano on 2/5/2014 10:39:52 AM
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  • #1882

    How do I hide the buffs during pet battles?

  • #1880

    I have recently noticed that the EBB minimap icon overwrites the standard minimap "search" button (the one that allows you to display flightmasters/mailboxes/repair vendors/etc). Is there something that I am doing wrong with regards to this? With EBB disabled, I can see the "search" button. With EBB, I no longer get the "search" button.

  • #1881

    That's actually a feature of EBB from the time when you could only have a single type of tracking enabled.
    Your default buff group shows a "tracking" buff that provides the same functionality as the button on the minimap did and thus this button is being hidden by default. You can however disable this hiding in EBB's options.

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  • #1875

    Am I doing something wrong or this not work with Jade Spirit.... the buff you get from the weapon enchant. Its working with all my other trinkett props.... just Jade Spirit doesn't seem to show?

     

     

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