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  • World of Warcraft
  • 227,348 Monthly Downloads
  • Supports: 6.2.0
  • 8,331,187 Total Downloads
  • Updated 08/24/2015
  • Created 10/28/2008
  • 4,064 Favorites
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  • Release Type: Release
  • License: BSD License
  • Newest File: 4.2.0
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About Gladius

What is Gladius?

Gladius adds enemy unit frames to arenas for easier targeting and focusing. It is highly configurable and you can disable most features of this addon.

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Modules

  • Uses the 3.0 Arena Unit IDs, this enables full functionality even if the enemy is seen first while in combat.
  • General arena unit frame features:
    • HP bar + Text
    • Mana bar + Text
    • Cast bar + Text
    • Class icon
  • PvP trinket status:
    • Five display options:
      • Name icon.
      • Name text.
      • Big icon (big, scalable icon to the right).
      • Small icon (small icon to the right on top of the mana bar).
      • Grid-style icon (colored square to the right on top of the mana bar that turns red when the trinket has been used).
  • Target of Target - displays a class icon representing the enemy's target.
    • You can click on the icon to target your enemy's target or use mouseover macros.
  • Announcements
    • New enemy announcement - announces new enemies.
    • Trinket announcement - announces when the trinket is used/is ready again.
    • Drinking announecment.
    • Enemies on low health - announces enemies that are about to die, you can set the percentage yourself.
    • Aura announcement - announces aura used.
    • Cooldown announcement - announces cooldown used.
  • Auras - shows important buffs and debuffs on the arena enemies.
    • You can add/delete/edit auras via the configuration screen.
  • Cooldown Tracker - shows enemy cooldowns
    • You can enable/disable single cooldowns or entire classes, set an announce type or sound on cooldown used.
  • DR Tracker - shows diminishing returns on the arena enemies.
    • You can enable/disable single diminishing returns types or show/hide the diminishing returns value.
  • Click actions - you can select what is going to happen when you click on a Gladius button.
    • Ten editable click actions.
    • Three modifiers: SHIFT, CTRL and ALT.
    • Four different action types: Target, Focus, Cast Spell and Macro.

Slash commands

  • /gladius ui/config/options - displays the configuration screen.
  • /gladius test1-5 - shows a test frame with the chosen amount of test units.
  • /gladius hide - hides the test frame.
  • /gladius trinket - simulates a trinket being used for the first arena target.

Alpha and Beta releases

http://resike.github.io/Gladius/

Macros

Macros are meant for the more advanced users, since you'd need to use "*unit" (short for the UnitID of the enemy) for a macro to work. To cast Polymorph on the enemy and print out the name of the enemy in the party chat you would have to do:

/cast [target=*unit] Polymorph

/script SendChatMessage(UnitName("*unit"), "PARTY")

FAQ

Will you ever have Gladius function in a non-arena environment?

- No, Gladius is meant for arenas only and it'll stay that way.

Can I hide that annoying header ("Gladius - drag to move")?

- Yes, simply lock the Gladius frame.

Suggestions and Bugs

For suggestions and bugs, post a ticket here: http://wow.curseforge.com/projects/gladius/create-ticket/

Translations

Curse has setup a very good and easy to use translation system, see: http://wow.curseforge.com/projects/gladius/localization/

If you'd like to become a permanent translator, send an e-mail to [email protected]

Thanks to

  • sillyboy6 - zhCN and zhTW translations
  • bluenyx and ozma211 - koKR translations
  • dlmk - deDE translations
  • Hemathio, StingerSoft - ruRU translations
  • Shadowed (SSArenaFrames) - snippets of code, inspiration and lots of help
  • Proximo - inspiration
  • kremonted - Developed the spec detection.

4.2.0

  • Bottom Margin funciton should get properly applied for left and right growing directions too.
  • Disabled background frame for left and right growing directions.
  • Library updates.

4.1.9

  • Announcementes and Trinket module updates.

4.1.8

  • Trinket colors should update properly, without excessive CPU usage.

4.1.7

  • Tags colors should update properly, without excessive CPU usage.

4.1.6

  • Localization fixes, clean ups and updates.

4.1.5

  • Updated for 6.2.0.
  • Library updates.

4.1.4

  • The Add Tag button is now disabled untill a valid tag name is entered.
  • The Add Tag button should properly clear the tag's name editbox.
  • Disabling the Tag module should properly disable all of it's children.

4.1.3

  • Moved the important auras from Auras to ClassIcon tab.
  • Reseting the ClassIcon module should properly reset the Auras too.
  • Disabling the ClassIcon module should properly disable the Auras tab.
  • Disabling the Class Icon Important Auras should properly disable the Auras tab.
  • The Add New Aura button is now disabled untill a valid spell name or id is entered.
  • The Add New Aura button should properly update the aura list.
  • Adding auras without priority should no longer cause issues.
  • Changing the name or id of an aura should properly work and update the aura list.
  • Deleing an aura should properly update the aura list.
  • Adding an aura with spell id should properly add the name of that spell to the list.
  • Changing an aura's spell id should properly update the list with the spell name.
  • Added an option to reset only the Aura list.
  • Fixed a texture issue with the uninterruptible castbars.
  • Some other smaller CastBar module fixes.
  • Some other smaller fixes.

4.1.2

  • Highlight module updates.
  • The Announcements module should properly use the instance chat channel, when in skirmish arenas.
  • Added highlight upvalues.
  • Highlight colors should update properly, without excessive CPU usage.
  • Focus highlight should properly apperar in test mode too.
  • Target highlight should not disappear in test mode, when you change target/focus.
  • Target and Focus highlight should proeprly show/hide in test mode too, when enabling/disabling them.
  • Removed the Main Assist functions from the Highlight module.
  • Removed the Raid Target functions from the Highlight module.
  • Fixed a taint caused by showing/hiding the test frames in combat.
  • Highlight GUI updates.

4.1.1

  • Channeling spells should properly show up on the CastBar.
  • Fixed an issue with the inverse castbar option for both castable and channelable spells.
  • CastBar coloring fixes.
  • HealthBar coloring fixes, which could potentially broke the addon.
  • PowerBar coloring fixes.
  • Fixed an error with the Tags module.
  • TargetBar's statusbar and icon can be properly enabled and disabled.
  • TargetBar coloring fixes.
  • Fixed a taint with the Tags module.
  • Some GUI fixes and updates.
  • Some smaller optimizations.
  • Fixed some global leak.

4.1.0

  • Timer module's color picker optimization.

4.0.9

  • Fixed some coloring issues.

4.0.8

  • The Dispel module's gloss should no longer shown for classes/specs with no dispel.
  • Library updates.
  • Some other smaller fixes.

4.0.7

  • DRData updates.

4.0.6

  • Updated for 6.1.0.

4.0.5

  • Reduced unit frame strata to not to override bags and bag items.
  • Some other fixes.

4.0.4

  • Diminishing returns updates.

4.0.3

  • Aura updates.
  • Library updates.

4.0.2

  • Clique changes.
  • PowerBar module updates.
  • Fixed some leaks.

4.0.1

  • Fixed an issue which caused frames to appear in some battlegroudns.
  • Auto selecting "INSTANCE_CHAT" announcement channel for arena skimrishes.
  • Added "INSTANCE_CHAT" channel for announcements.
  • Added "RAID" channel for announcements.
  • Some other smaller fixes.
  • Toc update.

4.0.0

  • Updated for 6.0.2.
  • Support to show preparation frames, when you enter the arena.
  • Auras updates.
  • The castbar is now detachable.
  • Add support to change the uninterruptible castbar color.
  • Allow clicks on detached class and trinket icons.
  • Fixed module enabling and disabling.
  • Fixed cooldown/timer resetting.
  • Library updates.
  • A lot of other smaller fixes.

3.3.6

  • Fixed an issue with the HealthBar module.
  • Fixed an issue with the Targetbar module.
  • TargetBar module updates.
  • Localization fixes/updates.

3.3.5

  • Auras for Class Icons, now accept spells with spell ids too.

3.3.4

  • Fixed an issue with Grid style trinket icon's color, when entering into a new arena.

3.3.3

  • Fixed an issue with Grid style trinket icon's color, when the unit is becomes unstealthed and it's trinket is on cooldown.

3.3.2

  • Fixed an issue with Grid style trinket icon's color, when entering into a new arena.
  • Some other smaller fixes.

3.3.1

  • Fixed an issue with Grid style trinket icon's color, when the unit is becomes unstealthed and it's trinket is on cooldown.
  • Toc version number fix.

3.3.0

  • Added different cast bar texture for uninterruptable spells. (Thanks for balciseri.)
  • Added an option to change the bar texture for uninterruptable spells.
  • Commented SetTemplates out, since it's no longer used right now.
  • Dispel module updates.
  • Highlight module updates.
  • Mouse over highlight will be properly disabled when you disable the Highlight module.
  • Converted textures to RLE targa.
  • Minimalist LSM fix.
  • Localization fixes.
  • Some other minor changes.

3.2.9

  • Fixed an issue with the "Class Icon Important Auras" check button's functionality.
  • Added an options "Class Icon Spec Icon" to show the specialization icons, instead of the class icon in the Class Icon module.
  • "Advanced Options" is enabled by default from now.
  • Some other smaller fixes.
  • Options module updates.
  • Localization updates.

3.2.8

  • Fixed an issue with trinket icon update in test mode.

3.2.7

  • Fixed an issue which caused too many actions and spammed errors inside arenas.
  • Updating colors with the color picker won't murder your fps anymore. (Not all of them are fixed yet.)
  • Fixed an issuw which caused DRTracer "Gloss Color" not to work.
  • "DRTraceker Gloss" options is now false by default.
  • "DR Text Color" color picker is removed.
  • Updated Dispel icons, different specs with no dispel will no longer have a Dispel icon. (Like Shadow Priest.)
  • Color pickers will no longer generte useless CPU usage while the mouse is not moving on them.
  • Removed old spec detection functions.
  • Updated "HealthBar" module.
  • Adde Monk's class color picker option into the "HealthBar" module.
  • Some upvalue changes.
  • Fixed a typo in "Subtlety".
  • Localization updates.
  • Test mode updates.

3.2.6

  • Drastically reduced cpu usage on some cases. (80%)
  • Module file name updates.
  • Auras module updates.
  • Added tooltips for Buffs/Debuffs.
  • Added cooldown model for Buffs/Debuffs.
  • Cooldown model can be enabled/disabled/reversed on the Buffs/Debuffs tab.
  • Buff/Debuff timers can be disabled on the Buffs/Debuffs tab.
  • Fixed an issue which caused buff/debuff frames to overlap on each other.
  • Dispel module updates.
  • Timer module updates.
  • Dispel module should get properly updated on profile changes.
  • DR Tracker module should get properly updated on profile changes.
  • DR Tracker frames will properly hide/show when it's category is disabled/enabled.
  • Tags module should get properly updated on profile changes.
  • Removed old spec detection.

3.2.5

  • DRData module updates.
  • Fixed an issue which caused excessive memory usage while acdjusting the "DR Text Size" slider.
  • DRData frames now will disapper in test mode, when their timer is up.
  • From now the main options will show up even when you enter any unknow slash commands.
  • Renamed Dispell moduel to Dipel.

3.2.4

  • DRData library updates.

3.2.3

  • Aura and spell updates.
  • Will of the Forsaken and PvP trinket share cooldown timer fix.
  • DRData library updates.[code]

3.2.2

  • Performance upgradements.
  • Added Monk's dispel spell.
  • Dispel module updates.

3.2.1

  • Clicks module updates.

3.2.0

  • Cast Bar module updates.

3.1.9

  • Auras module updates.

3.1.8

  • Curse Client latest version mismatch fix.

3.1.7

  • Curse Client latest version mismatch fix.

3.1.6

  • Fixed incorrect version number.
  • Announcement module updates.
  • Class Icon module updates.
  • Layout module updates.
  • Tags module updates.
  • Minor performance upgradements.

3.1.5

  • Layout module updates.
  • Library updates.

3.1.4

  • Fixed an issue which broke the addon's funcionality with Timer module disabled.
  • Timer module updates.
  • Upvalue updates.
  • Some other smaller fixes.

3.1.3

  • Fixed a bug which caused frames to not to hide after left the arena.
  • Fixed a bug with Direction dropdown.
  • Fixed an issue with "Announcements" module.
  • Global cleanup.
  • Some other smaller fixes.

3.1.2

  • Fixed a bug with Trinket module inside battlegrounds.
  • Trinket module updates.
  • Library updates.

3.1.1

  • Announcements module updates.

3.1.0

  • Added "Turn Evil" for auras.
  • Library updates.

3.0.9

  • Minor fixes.

3.0.8

  • Fixed a bug which crashed Tags module after you switched profiles.
  • Test function updates.
  • Some GUI changes and bugfixes.
  • German localization updates.
  • Library updates.
  • Other minor fixes.

3.0.7

  • Removed Global Templates.

3.0.6

  • Updated for 5.4.
  • Fixed a bug with the Tags module.
  • Added Monk "Resuscitate" spell to the Announces module.

3.0.5

  • Fixed a bug with the Auras module.

3.0.4

  • Fixed a bug with enable/disable Auras module functionality.
  • Fixed a bug with enable/disable Buffs button's functionality.
  • Fixed a bug with enable/disable Debuffs button's functionality.
  • Reduced maxium buffs/debuffs to show to 10.
  • Aura module improvements.
  • Localization updates.
  • Other minor fixes.

3.0.3

  • Fixed a bug with the Auras module.
  • Other minor fixes.

3.0.2

  • Fixed a bug which created invisible but clickable frames outside arenas.
  • Disabled test button functionality inside arenas.
  • Fixed a typo which didn't let "Layouts" module to load properly.
  • xCT and xCT+ support fix.
  • Library updates.
  • Some other smaller fixes.
  • Code cleanup.

3.0.1

  • Reduced addon size by 30%.
  • Reduced memory usage.
  • Reduced CPU usage.
  • DRTracker fixes.
  • Healthbar fixes.
  • Aura updates.
  • Library updates.
  • Merged localizations.
  • Added koKR, zhCN and zhTW localizations.
  • Added support for xCT and xCT+.
  • Code cleanup.

3.0.0

  • Updated for 5.2.
  • Spell updates.
  • Library updates.
  • Minor bug fixes.

Comments

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  • #769

    When u Ironbark or Barskin and enemy is rooted its not counted by DR Tracker. 

  • #768

    /gladius trinket is not working. It brings up the announcements option. No way of seeing how the trinket will get announced.

  • #766

    When I set UI Direction to Right, the icons on the bars overlap each other. There is Bottom Margin setting for vertical mode, but there is no Side Margin setting for the horizontal mode.  Am I missing something, or Direction: Right is not meant to function?

  • #767

    Gonna fix this.

    Should be fixed with 4.2.0.

    Last edited by Resike on 8/25/2015 3:52:34 PM
  • #765

    Any way I can make only my auras show?  Or a whitelist of some sort?

  • #763

    4.1.5

    • Updated for 6.2.0.
    • Library updates.
  • #762

    4.1.4

    • The Add Tag button is now disabled untill a valid tag name is entered.
    • The Add Tag button should properly clear the tag's name editbox.
    • Disabling the Tag module should properly disable all of it's children.
  • #759

    4.1.3

    • Moved the important auras from Auras to ClassIcon tab.
    • Reseting the ClassIcon module should properly reset the Auras too.
    • Disabling the ClassIcon module should properly disable the Auras tab.
    • Disabling the Class Icon Important Auras should properly disable the Auras tab.
    • The Add New Aura button is now disabled untill a valid spell name or id is entered.
    • The Add New Aura button should properly update the aura list.
    • Adding auras without priority should no longer cause issues.
    • Changing the name or id of an aura should properly work and update the aura list.
    • Deleing an aura should properly update the aura list.
    • Adding an aura with spell id should properly add the name of that spell to the list.
    • Changing an aura's spell id should properly update the list with the spell name.
    • Added an option to reset only the Aura list.
    • Fixed a texture issue with the uninterruptible castbars.
    • Some other smaller CastBar module fixes.
    • Some other smaller fixes.

    4.1.2

    • Highlight module updates.
    • The Announcements module should properly use the instance chat channel, when in skirmish arenas.
    • Added highlight upvalues.
    • Highlight colors should update properly, without excessive CPU usage.
    • Focus highlight should properly apperar in test mode too.
    • Target highlight should not disappear in test mode, when you change target/focus.
    • Target and Focus highlight should proeprly show/hide in test mode too, when enabling/disabling them.
    • Removed the Main Assist functions from the Highlight module.
    • Removed the Raid Target functions from the Highlight module.
    • Fixed a taint caused by showing/hiding the test frames in combat.
    • Highlight GUI updates.

    4.1.1

    • Channeling spells should properly show up on the CastBar.
    • Fixed an issue with the inverse castbar option for both castable and channelable spells.
    • CastBar coloring fixes.
    • HealthBar coloring fixes, which could potentially broke the addon.
    • PowerBar coloring fixes.
    • Fixed an error with the Tags module.
    • TargetBar's statusbar and icon can be properly enabled and disabled.
    • TargetBar coloring fixes.
    • Fixed a taint with the Tags module.
    • Some GUI fixes and updates.
    • Some smaller optimizations.
    • Fixed some global leak.
  • #758

    was wondering, is there an option to show numerical value of hp. instead of percentage? cant find it anywhere

  • #760

    Go to the Tags module then to Health Bar Right Text, then tick the boxes you want to use or enter this:

    [health:short]/[maxhealth:short]

    This will show health in the short currenthp/maxhp format: 380k/400k

    [health]/[maxhealth]

    This will show health in the long currenthp/maxhp format: 380.000/400.000

    You can also change the middle slash symbol to anything you want, also to create new tags or edit the other existing ones.

  • #755
    BUG: Auras

    Every time I log out my Auras changes do NOT save,   PLEASE HELP.............I basically only want cc auras to show up so I delete all buffs etc, however, every time i log out the deletions are magically reset and i can never play this game without taking 10 minutes to delete all the buff aruas. can u pls fix this so your auras changes save after u log out and do not reset to default

  • #756

    Is this issue happening if you create a new profile then delete them too?

  • #764

    Any feedback on this? Is it working as intended now?

  • #761

    Please try it with 4.1.3.

  • #757

    I see, i'm gonna rewrite the Auras module it was on the todo list since ages, probably gonna release it this week.

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