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Ellipsis (Multi-Target DoT Timers)

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  • Updated 12/02/2014
  • Created 08/26/2009
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About Ellipsis (Multi-Target DoT Timers)

Ellipsis (indicating omission)
Typography - A mark consisting of three periods, colloquially known as 'dot-dot-dot'.

Type /ellipsis in the chat window to configure this mod after installation.

Ellipsis is an addon that features multi-target DoT and HoT tracking for spells that you cast on other people. It has support for all classes and can additionally be configured to track Cooldowns as well. Access the GUI by typing '/ellipsis' or by going to the WoW Main Menu, then Interface, then the Addons tab and selected Ellipsis from the AddOn list on the left; contained here are a rather large number of options to configure pretty much all aspects of the display (and a few functionality based options as well).

DoT's & HoT's
Ellipsis scans your target and focus for spells you can cast (as well as your pet's target and your group mates targets should you have either); and once found, it makes a timer for it. Timers are seperated onto their respective targets using the GUID identification system to provide full accuracy in determination of what goes where. Ellipsis additionally tracks your pets spells when cast on targets, tracks 'multi-target' spells like AoE's, and if your a shaman provides tracking of totem durations as well. You can also setup notifications (both audio and visual) for when your dots fade or are broken ahead of time.

Totems
Ellipsis also features a fairly minimal totem tracking ability. It will track totem durations no matter what happens to them when replaced, or destroyed early and you have a built-in option to ctrl click on a timer to cancel the associated timer as well.

Cooldowns
Ellipsis can also create cooldown timers on a single exponentially growing bar for spells, pet abilities and item (including worn equipment) usage. The maximum cooldown duration to track can be set as well as the ability to block certain timers from appearing and the bar itself can be set to show varying sizes of timescale. In regards to its exponential nature, this means that a timer will countdown quicker the nearer it gets to the '0' end of the scale (eg, it will cover the same distance between 0-10 seconds as it will between 11-60 seconds on the base timer display).

Installation
There are two 'mods' included with Ellipsis, the main mod itself (folder: Ellipsis) and the congfiguration options (folder: Ellipsis_Options). Only the first is required to use the mod, though you will not be able to change options without the latter; Ellipsis_Options is also Load on Demand and thus won't use up any resources until you begin changing options (which is also why its a seperate folder/addon).

Notes
On first install (or a new character/profile), the 'anchors' for both Targets and Prominent Targets (text on a light blue background) will be visible. After you move them to their desired locations, you need to enter the mod options and "Lock" the interface elements to hide these anchors otherwise there will be some overlap with the actual mod targets.

3.0.7
- Fixed bug causing lua errors on combat end (and death)

3.0.6
- ToC and Library update for 6.0.2

3.0.5
- ToC and Library update for 5.4

3.0.4
- ToC and Library update for 5.3

3.0.3
- ToC Update for 5.1

3.0.2
Fixed bug related to raid marking causing a LUA error.

3.0.1
Fixed a bug introduced in the patch that caused Cooldown parsing to crash the mod.

3.0.0
Updated For Mists of Pandaria Beta
Positioning of anchors and the cooldown bar are now saved to profiles (they will finally be placed appropriately when changing profiles). They will need to be manually repositioned on first load after install due to this change.
Many speed and optimization improvements.
Updated ClassData for new MoP abilities.
Embedded a full range of Statusbar textures for those who do not have them available from elsewhere.

2.2.1
Updated TOC for 4.3
Fixed (long-standing) bug with Cooldown bar showing when not wanted. To hide the bar just disable tracking of all 3 cooldown types, the bar will hide itself once all tracked cooldowns have expired (if any).

2.2.0
Updated TOC for 4.2

2.1.0
Added minimum duration options for auras and cooldowns (set in seconds as opposed to minutes like the maximums)
Fixed spell cooldown groups showing the wrong icon for Hunter Traps and Shaman Shocks (they were flipped)
Cleaned up tooltips and made it more clear when mouseover options are disabled by the 'Clickable' option

Still To Do: For those who are able and willing, the following strings need translating in all available languages other than English (if you have a translation, please PM me it and the language it's in).

L.MinAuraDuration = 'Min Aura Duration'
L.MinAuraDurationDesc = 'Set the minimum duration of auras (in seconds) that will be tracked by Ellipsis.'
L.MaxAuraDurationDesc = 'Set the maximum duration of auras (in minutes) that will be tracked by Ellipsis.\n\nA setting of 0 will disable max duration checking, allowing auras of any duration.'
L.CDMinDuration = 'Min CD Duration'
L.CDMinDurationDesc = 'Set the minimum duration of cooldowns (in seconds) that will be tracked by Ellipsis.\n\nThis setting will not go below 2 seconds so as to avoid all cooldowns showing up due to the GCD.'
L.CDMaxDurationDesc = 'Set the maximum duration of cooldowns (in minutes) that will be tracked by Ellipsis.\n\nA setting of 0 will disable max duration checking, allowing cooldowns of any duration.'

2.0.3
Fixed a glitch with mages due to Water Elemental now being a permanent or nothing pet. Removed coding checking for the existance of the Water Element talent.

2.0.2
4.0.3 Release

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  • #72

    I keep getting the same problems as some of the otheres, heres my log.  seems to happen as a target dies

    Date: 2014-11-30 18:43:54
    ID: 2
    Error occured in: Global
    Count: 1
    Message: ..\AddOns\Ellipsis\Core.lua line 521:
    bad argument #2 to 'band' (number expected, got string)
    Debug:
    (tail call): ?
    [C]: band()
    Ellipsis\Core.lua:521: DestroyAllTargets()
    Ellipsis\Core.lua:214: ?()
    ...edia-3.0\CallbackHandler-1.0\CallbackHandler-1.0.lua:147:
    ...edia-3.0\CallbackHandler-1.0\CallbackHandler-1.0.lua:147
    [string "safecall Dispatcher[1]"]:4:
    [string "safecall Dispatcher[1]"]:4
    [C]: ?
    [string "safecall Dispatcher[1]"]:13: ?()
    ...edia-3.0\CallbackHandler-1.0\CallbackHandler-1.0.lua:92: Fire()
    ...ace\AddOns\TomTom\libs\AceEvent-3.0\AceEvent-3.0.lua:120:
    ...ace\AddOns\TomTom\libs\AceEvent-3.0\AceEvent-3.0.lua:119
    Locals:
    None
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    NPCScan, v6.0.3.4
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    AtlasLootLoader, vv7.07.03
    Auctionator, v3.1.8
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    Bartender4, v4.6.5
    BattlePetBreedID, vv1.1.9
    Bazooka, vv2.4.1
    BeanCounter, v5.21c.5521 (SanctimoniousSwamprat)
    BloodShieldTracker, v0.33
    BrokerBags, vv5.3-release
    BrokerDurabilityInfo, v1.20
    BrokerItemRack, v1.9
    BrokeruClock, v3.3.6
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    DBMCore, v
    DBMDefaultSkin, v
    DBMLDB, v
    DBMStatusBarTimers, v
    DebugLib, v5.1.DEV.337(/embedded)
    Ellipsis, v3.0.6
    FuBar2Broker, vr88-release
    FuBarMiniPerfsFu, v1.0
    GatherMate2, v1.33.1
    HealersHaveToDie, v2.3.4
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    LibExtraTip, v5.12.DEV.363(/embedded)
    LibSharedMedia30, v3.0-89
    MasterPlan, v0.6
    MikScrollingBattleText, v5.7.138
    MiniMapster, v
    PetBattleTeams, v3.2.8
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    PetTrackerConfig, v
    PetTrackerSwitcher, v
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    PitBull4BattlePet, vv4.0.0-beta54-5-gf96a504
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    PitBull4ComboPoints, vv4.0.0-beta54-5-gf96a504
    PitBull4ExperienceBar, vv4.0.0-beta54-5-gf96a504
    PitBull4HealthBar, vv4.0.0-beta54-5-gf96a504
    PitBull4HideBlizzard, vv4.0.0-beta54-5-gf96a504
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    (ck=da3)

     

  • #69

    I want to be able to clcik on the Ellipsis target and actualy select that target to refresh my dots.

    How to you enable this?

  • #70

    Yes this option would be nice. 

  • #71

    Sorry it cannot be done. Its impossible to dynamically move a "clickable unit frame" using AddOns since they locked down the UI in the BC/Wrath era. While it would be nice (i'd like it to for the same reasons :P) it not doable without fixing all targets into a set position that would take up a heap of screen space (plus no more sorting).

  • #68

    I've been having the same problem as Dryhoof. It began during the Halloween event (6.0.2?). After all of my targets are dead I get the LUA error popup.

  • #67

    I have been having some errors with the latest version, usually several times in succession, so, not sure if this is the right place to post this, but...

    Message: Interface\AddOns\Ellipsis\Core.lua:528: bad argument #2 to 'band' (number expected, got string)
    Time: 10/31/14 23:09:10
    Count: 1
    Stack: [C]: in function `band'
    Interface\AddOns\Ellipsis\Core.lua:528: in function `DestroyAllTargets'
    Interface\AddOns\Ellipsis\Core.lua:273: in function `?'
    ...Ons\Ace3\CallbackHandler-1.0\CallbackHandler-1.0.lua:147: in function <...Ons\Ace3\CallbackHandler-1.0\CallbackHandler-1.0.lua:147>
    [string "safecall Dispatcher[1]"]:4: in function <[string "safecall Dispatcher[1]"]:4>
    [C]: ?
    [string "safecall Dispatcher[1]"]:13: in function `?'
    ...Ons\Ace3\CallbackHandler-1.0\CallbackHandler-1.0.lua:92: in function `Fire'
    Interface\AddOns\Ace3\AceEvent-3.0\AceEvent-3.0.lua:120: in function <Interface\AddOns\Ace3\AceEvent-3.0\AceEvent-3.0.lua:119>

    Locals: <none>

  • #66

    Ellipsis doesnt seem to track the duration of hunters freezing trap? (the duration the target is frozen).

  • #64

    Is there a way to completely disable the cool down bar ? Id like to use something else for that. ? Otherwise sweet addon.

  • #65

    Would love to be able to disable the cooldown bar too.

     

  • #62

    I'm trying to use this for arena's so if I have dots on a target I would prefer it to never go away if I'm not attacking someone for a short while now the dot trackers will dissappear anything I can do about that?

  • #63

    I see what my issue is, the bars hide immediatly upon dropping combat I'd like to leave them running untill all timers have expired any way to do that? One other thing I'd like to be added is the ability to click the buffs/ target name to actually target that player or mob.

    Last edited by greenops on 4/25/2014 11:11:17 AM
  • #61

    hey, man, great rez of DoTimers ;). but there's a weird bug with aura names.

    check this one: http://i80.photobucket.com/albums/j180/konkere/scrs/WoWScrnShot_030314_140024.jpeg on the mid-left you can see my prominent targets where i track temp buffs on myself. as you can see, only one of five timers has a label :). when timers refresh (e.g. when they expire) labels suddenly reappear, see here, 5 secs after the first screenshot: http://i80.photobucket.com/albums/j180/konkere/scrs/WoWScrnShot_030314_140034.jpeg

    can you fix that please, the addon is so cool! ah, also there's a bug with cooldowns. it seems none of spells are being tracked, only items, regardless of options checkboxes.

  • #55

    First, just wanted to say that I really love this add-on so thanks for taking the time to make it!

    Second, is there a way to move the toast and/or pop-up windows?  I can't seem to move them even when unlocking.  I have some LUA experience, so if there's a particular area that needs to be modified, if you can just point me in the right direction I'd greatly appreciate it =)

    Thanks again!

  • #56

    You're very welcome :>

    As for the windows, can you go into more detail on what you mean please? The only windows that (should) be coming up for Ellipsis other than when configuring are the main aura bar, the prominent bar and the cooldown bar which should all be movable when unlocked and then hidden when locked (excluding the cooldown bar unless set).

  • #60

    No problem - that's immensely helpful and points me in the right direction.  Thanks for checking up on that!

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