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  • World of Warcraft
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  • Supports: 6.0.3
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  • Updated 11/13/2014
  • Created 02/18/2008
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  • License: GNU General Public License version 2 (GPLv2)
  • Newest File: 5.0.0
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About Gatherer

Gatherer is an addon for herbalists, miners and treasure hunters in World of Warcraft. It's main purpose is to track the closest plants, deposits and treasure locations on your minimap.

The addon does not track like a tracking ability does, rather it "remembers" where you have found various items in the past. It does this whenever you gather (perform herbalism, mining or opening) on an item, and records the specific map location in its history. From then on, whenever the item comes into range of being one of the closest 1-25 (configurable) items to your present location, it will pop up on you minimap.

When you view your World Map, you will also see the item locations marked on the particular map you are viewing there.

For more information, please visit us at http://www.gathereraddon.com/
Gatherer DB WoWHead - A database of node locations provided by http://www.wowhead.com/

INSTALLATION

Extract the data to your "World of Warcraft/Interface/AddOns" directory so that the "Gatherer" directory is a subdirectory of the "AddOns" directory.

USAGE

Just use the game as normal.
When you gather things, they will appear on your minimap and your main map.
If you want to configure the addon, click the Gatherer configuration icon floating around your minimap frame or type /gather options.

Slash Commands

/gather minimap (on|off|toggle) - controls the minimap tracking functionality
/gather mainmap (on|off|toggle) - controls the world map tracking functionality
/gather dist <n> - sets the minimap tracking distance to this number of units. (in game yards)
/gather num <n> - sets the maximum number of items to display (default=20, up to 50)
/gather herbs (on|off|toggle) - select whether to show herb data on the minimap")
/gather ore (on|off|toggle) - select whether to show mining data on the minimap")
/gather treasure (on|off|toggle) - select whether to show treasure data on the minimap")
/gather options - show the configuration dialog

CONTRIBUTING

Gatherer is an open source project, and is built upon the donations and the support of the community.
To help with translations, please visit http://localizer.norganna.org/
To help with Object Translations, please visit http://www.wowhead.com/
Forums: http://forums.norganna.org/
Issue Tracking: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH

5.0.0
========
Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10953
- GATH-218: add basic WoD gatherables (Herbs/Ore/Archaeology)
- GATH-222: correct problem with conflicts between zones with the same name
- GATH-221: merge World Map show/hide button into default UI dropdown

4.4.2
========
Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10952
- GATH-216: WoW 6.0.2 compatibility (not WoD)
- GATH-219: update Astrolabe library

4.4.1
========
Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10852
- GATH-215: Gatherer processes shared gathers sent by player

4.4.0
========
Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10755
- GATH-208: updated for WoW v5.4

4.3.1
========
Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10754
- GATH-206: process updated strings from Wowhead for Game Objects

4.3.0
========
Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10753
- GATH-204: Mantid Archaeology
- GATH-205: test for WoW 5.3

4.2.0
========
Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10752
- added zone tokens for new zones introduced in WoW 5.2

4.1.0
========
Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10653
- GATH-201: update to latest version of Astrolabe which supports custom Minimaps

4.0.6
========
Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10656
- GATH-199: fix a bug which prevented upgrading from a pre-cataclysm database

4.0.5
========
Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10655
- GATH-195: add tracking of Onyx Egg
- GATH-196: add tracking of Dark Soil
- GATH-193: fix option to disable Archaeology display
- GATH-191: node deletion now works correctly and deletes all selected objects
- GATH-99:  improve Gathererables Report search field to accept prefix of + to require a token match and a prefix of - to exclude nodes which match a token

4.0.4
========
Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10654
- GATH-186: fixed error thrown by HUD when displaying party memebers
- GATH-189: support database plugins
- GATH-185: add Runestone Treasure Chest

4.0.3
========
Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10652
- GATH-181: added custom icons for gatherables that are missing them
- GATH-178: updated with latest string translations, added more node names for itIT and updated two node names for frFR

4.0.2
========
Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10554
- GATH-17:  All user visible Strings should now be available for translation (with the exception of the slash command help)
- GATH-180: support all available Game locales, even if we don't have any translations yet
- GATH-132: Keybinding text is now set correctly (and avaiable for translation)
- GATH-179: node difficulties in tooltip only work in English

4.0.1
========
Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10553
- GATH-177: fix sharing (broken by 4.0.0)

4.0.0
========
Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10552
- GATH-167: WoW 5.0 Compatibility
+ GATH-168: MoP Ore/Herbs added.  Treasure has not yet been considered, nor have non-English translations been added yet.
- GATH-169: Archaeology support is now completely custom from other Gathererables.  Nodes are now only displayed on the Minimap, and only for a brief time after Survey is cast.  

3.3.0
========
Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10532
- GATH-160: Archaeology are now fully supported.  Display is basic and will be expanded upon.
- GATH-163: Added difficulties for all known nodes.

3.2.4
========
Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10522
- GATH-160 (In Progress): Archaeology nodes will now be recorded.  Display is still under development.

3.2.3
========
Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10514
- GATH-154: added remaining missing object name translations (though there are now a bunch of duplicates the need to be cleaned up)

3.2.2
========
Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10513
- GATH-154: added most zhTW translations and cleaned up some in deDE

3.2.1
========
Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10512
- GATH-154: added new nodes and updated translations (still a work in progress)
- GATH-158: fixed a bug where the report could error when trying to calculate the distance to nodes

3.2.0
========
Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10159
- GATH-6:   gatherer now records the indoor/outdoor status of nodes (this isn't visible yet)
- GATH-152: gatherer's database now only records a single node per location, even when multiple different types of (for example) minieral deposit spawn in the same place
- GATH-153: gatherer now correctly handles the new post-shattering world
- GATH-155: old world data (pre-shattering) has been wiped due to the massive changes to the world's geography

3.1.16
========
Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10433
- GATH-121: Druid Flight Forms now count as a mount for the purposes of the HUD's "Hide while ..." options
- GATH-150: fixed that nodes were not displaying in the report view when no search string was entered
- GATH-149: HUD was using it's own icon set to display nodes, changed it to use the icons from Gatherer itself
- GATH-143: added a slash command to enable/disable all Gatherer plugins (ie. for the HUD use: /gather plugin hud toggle)

3.1.15
========
Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10432
- GATH-68, GATH-148: support for WoW 4.X..Includes support for multi-profession tracking (ie. tracking Herbs and Ore at the same time).
- GATH-147: World Map note tooltips work once again
- GATH-139: Gatherer will no longer prevent the "World Map Ping" from being displayed

3.1.14
========
Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10352
- GATH-137: update Gatherer for new Hrothgar's Landing zone added in WoW 3.2

3.1.13
========
Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10319
- GATH-104: update object name translations for the new names of Northrend ores in WoW 3.0.8  
- GATH-90: fixed stuttering HUD for fps >= 100
- GATH-128: added custom icons for Northrend Ores and the most common Northrend Herbs

3.1.12
========
Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10322
- GATH-127: update to a WoW 3.1 compatible version of Astrolabe

3.1.11
========
Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10320
- GATH-111: fixed a problem with the drop rates conversion code

3.1.10
========
Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10292
- GATH-102: Add Northrend areas to the Gatherer Report Search window
- GATH-106: adjust old statistics to bring them close to the "reality" for the WoW 3.0.8 mining changes
- GATH-105: support esMX locale by using esES object names as they are currently the same
- GATH-55:  Display notice about gatherables window in confirm popup.
- GATH-100: Gatherer will no longer cause errors if SlideBar is not present
+ GATH-104: update object name translations for the new names of Northrend ores in WoW 3.0.8 (only enUS, zhTW and deDE locales have been updated)

3.1.9
========
Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10272
- GATH-84: added Frost Lotus
- GATH-86: added Everfrost Chip
- GATH-83: added a LOT of new translations for game objects, still missing a few
- GATH-98: most Northrend items should stop showing up as red circles and now have an icon

3.1.8
========
Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10262
- GATH-67: added support for Northrend Herbs and Ores.  Still missing some non-English locales.  

3.1.7
========
Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10258
- GATH-81: Gatherer will no longer cause an error when SlideBar is not present
- GATH-82: the conversion process will no longer lose entire sections of the database due to a single (or small number) of nodes that couldn't be imported

3.1.6
========
Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10255
- GATH-69: corrected error when trying to ping the Minimap through a node icon
- GHUD-10: fixed file name capitalization in TOC

3.1.5
========
Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10254
- GATH-63: GameTooltip error fixed
- GATH-78: report frame scrolling fixed

3.1.4
========
Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10252
- GATH-63: made Gatherer compatible with WoW 3.0
- GATH-76: made nodes with a source inspectable and fixed inspected node opacity calculations

3.1.3
========
Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10232
= GATH-63: began work to make Gatherer compatible with WoW 3.0
- GATH-35: added new node density report window
- GATH-71: new set of node name translations, including the new ruRU game locale
- GATH-62: fixed a bug where the minimap display would not update when the current tracking spell was changed

3.1.2
========
Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10222
- GATH-60: fixed a looting error that was popping up because of a gobal string change in WoW 2.4.2

3.1.1
========
Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10212
- GATH-52: upgraded to Astrolabe rev 78 which fixes a bug that was causing an infinite loop whenever you changed continents without going through a loading screen

3.1
========
Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10158
- GATH-51: updated Astrolabe to a version that handles the new zone added in WoW 2.4
- GATH-31, GHUD-5: implement a plugin system, and split the HUD into a plugin addon
- GATH-36: added an about section to the config window and made the Loaded message optional (off by default)

3.0.6
========
Version Issue List: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10210
- GATH-45: fixed a misnamed variable introduced in 3.0.5

3.0.5
========
Version Issue Lists: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10202
- GATH-38: fixed a bug with Gatherer's handling of unrecognized zones
- GATH-44: added a token for the new Sunwell (Quel'Danas) zone added in WoW 2.4
- GATH-28: Ensured extra fading cannot ever actually increase mini note opacity

3.0.4
========
Version Issue Lists: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10192
- updated the German localization for Mountain Silversage
- GATH-19: added a check to see if the icon who's texture is being updated has a valid distance (if not, it was improperly removed from Astrolabe)

3.0.3
========
Version Issue Lists: http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH/fixforversion/10157
- Gathers can now be announced to the chat frame seperate from being sent out to group/guild members
- Non-Circular Minimaps are now supported (Astrolabe rev 50)
- GHUD-4: The HUD now has a strata control option
- GHUD-2: HUD Node Maximum cooldown is now 4800 seconds, and added a "never cooldown" checkbox
- CNFG-5: Adds option for new profiles to be a copy of current profile

3.0.2
========
- fixed the recording of nodes in Asian locales
- added more Spanish collection spell names
- added options for automatically hiding the HUD in specific situations, see HUD config for the full list of options

3.0.1
========
- added some missing pre-defined icons
- fixed a bug that was causing some node names to show up incorrectly
- hopefully fixed recording of nodes for all locales now
- added some new node skill level requirements

3.0
========
Gatherer has been massively restructured and re-written for version 3.0.
- Almost all icons have been re-done
- There is a completely new Report UI and Setting Dialog
- Gatherer now has the ability to share nodes between Party/Raid and Guild members as you gather
- You can now send sets of saved nodes to other players who are running Gatherer using the Report UI
- Localization is now done using Localizer (http://www.norganna.org/localizer/)
- Node names are now exact and generated from WoW Watcher data (http://www.wowwatcher.com/)
- Added an optional HUD display for nodes that are currently shown in the Minimap

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  • #3761

    For any non-trival support scenario, please create a new thread on our official forums: http://forums.norganna.org/index.php?p=/categories/supportgatherer

  • #3760

    Gatherer doesnt allow the ability to change the tracking circle colors on the minimap.  There's a color picker, but it doesnt save the chosen color

    Green isn't such a great color when the minimap background is also green :(

  • #3771

    Also getting this issue. It'll let me pick the color, but when I click Okay, nothing changes.

  • #3773

    Unfortunately, I can't contribute anything more useful than "works for me" to this conversation.

    The only thing I can suggest is to try it again with all AddOns disabled except for Gatherer as it is possible that there is a conflict occuring. 

  • #3759
    Can't get gatherer to work in MoP

    Gatherer simply refuses to show anything on the map, the headsup display, or even just send guild mates who run gatherer the locations of the things i'm picking up. I have quadruple checked that everything is updated and enabled, but it just doesn't understand any of the MoP stuff. Any suggestions? Should i try uninstalling it?

    I just don't want to lose all of my previous data...

  • #3766

    Looks like uninstalling then reinstalling this a couple of times worked... but now there's no data unfortunately.

  • #3769
    Quote from wahmeya »

    Looks like uninstalling then reinstalling this a couple of times worked... but now there's no data unfortunately.

    Uninstalling/reinstalling shouldn't delete existing data by itself.  Please post on our official forums for more help.  

  • #3758
    HUD Not Working?

    I cannot get the HUD working.  I have used it with other addons and completely standalone disabling every addon other than Gatherer and its HUD addon.

    I configure it. i select enable and nothing happens.  Anytime I relog its unchecked again, but I still cannot get it working.

  • #3756

    Does it save if you loot the Onyx Egg at the Windward Isle for the Cloud serpent rep farming?

    As it does with the Netherwing Eggs.

  • #3757

    No, but only because I was unaware of the existance of the object.  I will add this for the next version. http://jira.norganna.org/browse/GATH-195

    I am always open to new Treasure suggestions.  The rules are that the object must be something the character will want to harvest mutliple times over multiple days.  So generally no quest objects. 

    Last edited by Esamynn on 9/27/2012 10:01:16 AM
  • #3755

    Was looking around for an addon but then i had the thought that it would go rather well into gatherer... Tracking info on Battle Pets. Mainly mini map toolip info to give things like if you have that pet or not, what level/quality you do have, so on. plus other bits in Gatherer showing what pets you get where and so on.

    any thoughts on adding features like this to Gatherer, or should i keep looking elsewhere?

  • #3752

    The Enable/Disable Archaeology function is bugged for the Minimap.

    When i disable it it's off, but as soon as i start digging the dots show up on the Minimap again, while the option is still disabled in the options.

  • #3753

    This has already been reported. (below)

  • #3751

    I've been using Gatherer for quite some time now, and even loaded data from a friend who had been using it longer than I have. I had some 3k nodes before I Updated to 4.0.3. After I did the update I lost every single node I had saved. I've never lost a node before doing an update, why did I loose everything now? This was not cool, now I have to see if I can trouble someone else to copy their data. The process takes roughly 10-20 min if you don't get DC'd. If there is a way to retrieve the lost data that would be helpful.

  • #3750

    Thank you for creating such a great tool. As a player since beta, gatherer has been a tool I have used for quite a while. I have all the professions maxxed out and I know w/o this tool, it would of taken me much longer. As MoP is about to drop I want to make sure the only bug i have from this tool is fixed. From time to time my database just disapears, and i have to ask a friend to send me theirs. Kind of a headache. Any suggestions on what i can do to fix this?

    Last edited by centexcub on 9/21/2012 1:53:01 AM
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