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  • Project Manager: grdn
  • World of Warcraft
  • 106 Monthly Downloads
  • Supports: 5.4.1
  • 25,060 Total Downloads
  • Updated 11/29/2013
  • Created 11/21/2011
  • 37 Favorites
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  • Release Type: Release
  • License: All Rights Reserved
  • Newest File: 5.4.1-r1

About iFriends

Broker Plugin: iFriends

iFriends is an LDB plugin which provides pre-layouted columns to display much infos about both and WoW friends. You have the power to (re-)arrange these columns to that order you desire.

Requires an LDB Display Addon, f.e. Chocolate Bar!


  • Create your own tooltip style: almost every column has styling options!
    • Display column label
    • Justification
    • Display icon
    • Color
  • and WoW friends are displayed in different tooltips. You can hide the WoW friends permanently.
  • Supports all three factions: Alliance, Horde and Neutral
  • Displays the played game instead of realm names if your friend plays Starcraft or Diablo and colors the whole line either blue or red.

Requests, Bug Reports and Localization

  • Please use the Ticket System on CurseForge to report bugs, unintended behaviour, request for features, etc. I won't handle any kind of requests via comments on Curse anymore. Thanks.
  • I refuse to translate my addons with translators like Google since it feels wrong. If you can provide localized strings, please use the CurseForge localization tool.


  • Plugin
    • Left-click: opens the Friends frame
    • ALT+Left-click: add new friend to your friendslist
    • Right-click: opens the options frame
  • Tooltip: Friend Line
    • Left-click: whisper to a friend
    • ALT+Left-click: invite a friend into your group
  • Tooltip: Name cell
    • Left-click: whisper friends not via Real ID

r51 | grdn | 2013-11-29 14:37:08 +0000 (Fri, 29 Nov 2013) | 1 line
Changed paths:
   A /tags/5.4.1-r1 (from /trunk:50)

See r50
r50 | grdn | 2013-11-29 14:36:36 +0000 (Fri, 29 Nov 2013) | 1 line
Changed paths:
   M /trunk/Columns.lua
   M /trunk/iFriends.lua

- Added Hearthstone support
r49 | grdn | 2013-09-14 10:20:36 +0000 (Sat, 14 Sep 2013) | 1 line
Changed paths:
   D /trunk/5.4-r1


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  • #45

    I really wish someone would pick up this great, but apparently abandoned, addon. It's kinda broken now and doesn't update properly :(

  • #44

    We could really use an update to this now that the BattleNet chat is working.  Half the time, it doesn't refresh to tell me that someone has logged into the game on a certain character and just continues to display "App" as to their location. 

    Thanks!  I love this one and iGuild so much-- which also has an issue refreshing itself sometimes, but still!  Love 'em.  ^.^

  • #43

    hi, im use ChocolateBar , when i L-click and move icon to anoter place ifriend stop work when mouse over, Friends "Name Zone" dont disaper, then i have to reload ui!

  • #41

    Would it be possible to ad the icon for when a friend is playing Hearthstone? It just says WTCG now.

  • #38

    Is there a way to get the normal friends tooltip to display differently?  Currently whether I do seperate tooltip or not, it always displays below the Reald ID list, and this causes it to be off screen because I put my Chocolate Bar at the bottom of the screen.  Love the add on and this is only a very minor annoyance but would still be nice, thanks for the hard work!

    "I feel like an inverse tangent function approaching an asymptote" - Sheldon (The Big Bang Theory)

  • #39

    I'd like to second the above comment.

  • #37

    The issue isn't so much with the Pandaren, as much as it's an issue with the ones that haven't picked a faction yet.  I can see my Pandaren friends, RealID and regular friends if they're Horde or Alliance.  But if they're in the starting area, they haven't picked a faction, so the addon is having a small "...bwuh?" moment and that's why the mouseover goes blank.  

    Of course, I don't know how to fix it, but I know that's the issue!  XD

  • #36

    OK. I found out what was happening.

    I added friends to my friends list and the error went away.

    Even though I had RealID friends logged on it caused that error and would not display the Broker tooltip. As soon as I added a local friend everything went back to normal.

    So it appears the issue is related to an empty local friends list, but having RealID friends doesn't solve the empty list situation.

    Hope this helps.


  • #35

    I'm getting this error. It started when MoP went live.

    I wonder if its happening now that the Panda race is in a data feed.

    iFriends-2.0.8\Columns.lua:109: attempt to index field "?" (a nil value)
    iFriends-2.0.8\Columns.lua:109: in function "brush"
    iFriends\iFriends-2.0.8.lua:374: in function "?"
    iFriends-2.0.8\Libs\iLib\iLib-6.lua:326: in function <iFriends\Libs\iLib\iLib.lua:321>
    iFriends-2.0.8\Libs\iLib\iLib-6.lua:352: in function "GetTooltip"
    iFriends\iFriends-2.0.8.lua:101: in function "OnEnter"
    Bazooka\Bazooka-v2.1.5.lua:1414: in function "showTip"
    Bazooka\Bazooka-v2.1.5.lua:1952: in function "?"
    Ace3-Release-r1061\CallbackHandler-1.0\CallbackHandler-1.0-6.lua:147: in function <Ace3\CallbackHandler-1.0\CallbackHandler-1.0.lua:147>
    <string>:"safecall Dispatcher[3]":4: in function <string>:"safecall Dispatcher[3]":4
    <in C code>
    <string>:"safecall Dispatcher[3]":13: in function "?"
    Ace3-Release-r1061\CallbackHandler-1.0\CallbackHandler-1.0-6.lua:92: in function "Fire"
    Ace3-Release-r1061\AceEvent-3.0\AceEvent-3.0-3.lua:120: in function <Ace3\AceEvent-3.0\AceEvent-3.0.lua:119>


  • #34

    Date: 2012-09-25 10:00:39
    ID: 3
    Error occured in: Global
    Count: 1
    Message: ..\AddOns\iFriends\Columns.lua line 109:
    attempt to index field '?' (a nil value)
    [C]: ?
    iFriends\Columns.lua:109: brush()
    iFriends\iFriends.lua:374: ?()
    iFriends\Libs\iLib\iLib.lua:352: GetTooltip()
    iFriends\iFriends.lua:90: OnEnter()
    Bazooka\Bazooka.lua:1414: showTip()
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  • #31

    Still seeing errors (on startup) in 2.0.7:

    Message: ...dOns\iFriends\Libs\LibTourist-3.0\LibTourist-3.0.lua line 4636:
       attempt to index field '?' (a nil value)
       [C]: ?
       ...dOns\iFriends\Libs\LibTourist-3.0\LibTourist-3.0.lua:4636: in main chunk
    MAJOR_VERSION = "LibTourist-3.0"
    MINOR_VERSION = 90143
    Tourist = <table> {
     TransposeZoneCoordinate = <function> defined @Interface\AddOns\iFriends\Libs\LibTourist-3.0\LibTourist-3.0.lua:332
     IterateEasternKingdoms = <function> defined @Interface\AddOns\iFriends\Libs\LibTourist-3.

  • #32

    Yes I Know. This error is thrown by LibTourist. They are hard working for getting it mop ready.

  • #26

    Hey guys, I'm working on it. They changed a really important thing for iFriends in the Bnet API and I need to workaround it.

  • #29

    thanks for updating  ifriends!!

  • #27

    Cheers buddy, I really appreciate your work on it. This is one of my most vital addons :)

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