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  • Updated 11/28/2014
  • Created 09/30/2008
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  • License: All Rights Reserved
  • Newest File: 1.4j
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About Fishing Buddy

Fishing Buddy
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A fishing addon that keeps track of the fish you catch and helps manage your fishing gear.

Features:
- Double-click fishing
- Supports the new WoW "fish without a pole" feature
- Bring out your fishing pets! Drink heavily!
- 'Fish Watcher' lets you see the fish you've caught here before (or the fish that you've caught in the current session)
- Display your current skill level and the time since you started fishing
- Choose your fishing outfit and change into it easily
- Support for automatically adding a lure to your fishing pole
- Support for tracking 'cycle fish' such as the Nightfin Snapper so you know when to go looking for them

Example commands:
/fishingbuddy or /fb
toggle the display of the Fishing Buddy window
/fb help
print the list of Fishing Buddy commands
/fb switch
wear your chosen fishing outfit, or change back

Silly stuff:
In addition to displaying the fishing bonus for your fishing outfit, it also displays your 'style points' as inferred from Draznar's Fishing FAQ (http://wow.toshimo.com/viewtopic.php?t=272).

Fishing Buddy Plugins:
Outfit Manager - http://www.curse.com/addons/wow/fboutfit
Fish Tracking --http://www.curse.com/addons/wow/fishing-buddy-tracking
Broker: Fishing Buddy -- http://www.curse.com/addons/wow/broker-fishing-buddy
Titan Panel [Fishing Buddy] -- http://www.curse.com/addons/wow/titan-panel-fishing-buddy

Feel free to send comments to Sutorix=AT=hotmailDOTcom.

Installation
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1. Unzip the 'FishingBuddyVERSION.zip' file
2. If your unzip program allows you to specify a location, then unzip it into the 'Interface/AddOns' folder contained in your WoW folder (the location that WoW was installed)
3. If your unzip program doesn't let you specify the destination, then find your WoW folder (where it was installed) and drag the 'FishingBuddy' folder into the 'Interface/AddOns' folder.

VVersion 1.4j
- Make sure Nat's Hookshot is applied whenever we're doing the Lunker quest
- Use the Worm Supreme, if we need it to get over 950
- Use the latest LibTourist, and notice if we're in the Draenor zones for skill check

Version 1.4i
- One last "boolean instead of 1" error in the locations frame
- Latest version of LibTourist (hacked for 950 skill everywhere)

Version 1.4h
- Actually fix the issue with checkboxes (Curse bug #234)

Version 1.4g
- Subtle fix for checkbox handling in options, use booleans everywhere (Curse bug #234)
- Use the latest version of LibTourist
- French translation updated (thanks Dabeuliou!)

Version 1.4f
- Use the latest version of LibTourist
- Remove Outfitter failure (I may add the tooltips back in later)

Version 1.4e
- Use the latest version of LibBabble-SubZone
- Italian translation reviewed (thanks _YuSaKu_!)
- French translation updated (thanks Dabeuliou!)

Version 1.4d
- Use the latest beta of LibTourist and LibBabble-SubZone for WoD
- Update TOC

Version 1.4c
- Don't try to summon fishing pets if we're in combat
- Make sure we autoloot things that we're opening automatically
- Better handling when both Angler's Raft and Bipsi's Berg are available
- Fix for Curse bug #231 "Watcher not toggling off automatically"

Version 1.4b
- Get my act together with respect to watch window location (thanks Grizzly_UK!)

Version 1.4a
- More work on keeping the watcher visible and onscreen (using LibWindow)
- Handle version changes and per-player settings correctly
- Fix an issue with LibTourist where it doesn't check for esMX

Version 1.4
- Updated German translation (thanks DirtyHarryGermany!)
- Attempted fix for 64-bit crash bug (#227) by using PLAYER_ALIVE
- Remove invalid frame reference in watcher window (Curse #229)
- Add "/fb fishdata reset" to clear out all fish location data (#127)
- More work on the watcher frame to try and make it stay on screen all the time

Comments

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  • #2353

    Note in Chat area:  Warning only: Swatter found blocked actions: [AddOn: FishingBuddy] Note: Swatter will continue to catch blocked actions but this is the lat time this session that we will tell you about it. 

    ?????????

  • #2352

    Hi there. I've been putting errors onto the wowinterface page for this, not realizing that you weren't looking there.I'm getting errors from the various other modules (not the fishing buddy main module) on login, before I've done anything at all, and without having a fishing pole equipped. The first one is usually the outfit manager, but if I disable that and relog another one is blamed, and if I disable that one and relog, the third one is blamed - not always in the same order. I'm not using any of the *bar modules - I actually remove them before starting wow, as I don't use any bars at all. The latest error was just today, with 1.2f installed.

     

    If you'd like me to do anything in particular, I'd be happy to, but please contact me on wowinterface - Curse doesn't play nicely with linux, in my experience, in addition to slowing thing down if I have it open in the browser.

     

    Thank you!

     

  • #2356

    Without the actual error, it's difficult to fix. Please go ahead and file a ticket, and include all of the information you can. Thanks!

  • #2347

    When I try to click to change outfits it tells me  "you arnent skilled enough to use that item". I'm lvl 34 with fishing 31.  So whats happening?

    ok so now im 150 fishing and it works. but isnt it a toggle? when i click it again shouldnt it put my gear back on?

    Last edited by WoWEye on 12/13/2012 5:37:43 PM
  • #2348

    It sounds like you had added an item to your outfit that you were not yet able to use -- which outfit switcher did you have selected? There may be a bug in the "generate a fishing outfit for me" code.

  • #2351

    That's probably it then -- there's a bug somewhere in the automatic outfit creator that isn't finding the skill correctly. I will see if I can fix it (I've never run into it before, I guess I'll have to start a new toon for fishing :-)

  • #2350

    I just selected the in-game Equipment Manager from your drop down box. I dont use any other outfitter.

  • #2346

    I get an error prompt when trying to set focus targets statinf the cause is fishing buddy, normally reloading my UI will fix this but not always. Sorry no error report. :( The fishing tournament and mount features do not work as well as the fun feature doesn't work very often. I have the most current version installed. On the brighter side I wanted to thank you Surorix for taking the time to create and manage such an awesome addon  

    Regards, Moniker of Zul'Jin

  • #2345

    Sometimes I get a:

    Date: 2012-12-10 19:11:40
    ID: -11
    Error occured in: AddOn: FishingBuddy
    Count: 3
    Message: Note: AddOn FishingBuddy attempted to call a protected function (CompactRaidFrame4:SetAttribute()) during combat lockdown.
    Debug:
    [C]: SetAttribute()
    ..\FrameXML\CompactUnitFrame.lua:121: CompactUnitFrame_SetUnit()
    ...actRaidFrames\Blizzard_CompactRaidFrameContainer.lua:318: CompactRaidFrameContainer_AddUnitFrame()
    ...actRaidFrames\Blizzard_CompactRaidFrameContainer.lua:254: CompactRaidFrameContainer_AddPlayers()
    ...actRaidFrames\Blizzard_CompactRaidFrameContainer.lua:176: CompactRaidFrameContainer_LayoutFrames()
    ...actRaidFrames\Blizzard_CompactRaidFrameContainer.lua:130: CompactRaidFrameContainer_TryUpdate()
    ...actRaidFrames\Blizzard_CompactRaidFrameContainer.lua:57: CompactRaidFrameContainer_OnEvent()
    [string "*:OnEvent"]:1:
    [string "*:OnEvent"]:1
    Locals:
    None

  • #2349

    Yes, I am seeing that occasionally too. Since FB doesn't actually touch those frames, it's something to do with secure button templates. I'm trying to track it down!

  • #2375

    This is caused by broken taint when the built-in dropdown menus. This has been an issue forever, but got especially broken in the 5.1 patch. The only ways to avoid it currently are:

    • Don't use built-in drop-downs
    • Don't ever add more than 8 items to a drop down
    • Don't build drop downs until raid frames have been built (kinda impossible)
    It just sucks, for now at leats. It's a WoW bug, not an addon bug.
  • #2342

    I am working on putting school display support back in :-)

  • #2341

    How do I set FB to maintain the raft? I see no option for it and it doesn't appear to do it automatically.

  • #2343

    The primary option is to always turn on the raft. If you also select the "maintain" option, it will only cast the raft buff if it's already there, i.e. it will try not to let it time out :-)

  • #2344

    Unfortunately I don't see those options available. I've fished with FB active and the raft buff active. After 10 minutes, the raft buff disappears and FB seems to do nothing to refresh it. I have the latest version of FB. I also checked under FB Options->Fishing Fun and see nothing about a Raft there.

    [Edit] I reverted back to 1.2d and the raft appeared. I think perhaps that option wasn't also included in 1.2f. (As a side note: I only started using FB a few days ago, after 1.2f was released, so I didn't have the previous versions installed.)

    Last edited by Dendrek on 12/10/2012 6:55:00 PM
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