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  • World of Warcraft
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  • Supports: 6.0.2
  • 5,852,148 Total Downloads
  • Updated 10/16/2014
  • Created 10/23/2008
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  • License: All Rights Reserved
  • Newest File: 15.0.1
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About MoveAnything

MoveAnything enables you to move, scale, hide and adjust transparency of just about any screen element in WoW, offering tools to help you customize your UI. Some other frame modifications are also possible using MA's Frame Editors (Introduced in 11.b2), including framestrata, frame grouping and more.

Type /move to show the main window or click the button below the game menu. This main window contains a list of Blizzard's frames (any element not in the list can be added to the Custom Frames category by either /move frameName, /mafe frameName, /hide frameName or one of the move/mafe/hide keybindings).

Currently maintained by Resike. Many thanks to Alea of Гордунни EU who maintained it since the launch of MoP. Special thanks to Wagthaa of Earthen Ring EU who was the developer since the pre-WotLK patch. Kudos to Skrag (Original author), Jason (Vanilla) & Vincent (TBC) for earlier versions.

Movers:

  • Raid Boss Alternative Bar - mover for player/boss addition indicator (like The Stone Guard progress bar)

Reporting Bugs: Report bugs here - Include the LUA error message if applicable!
If the problem is with a certain frame, always try to reset the frame and reload before modifying it again. If the problem persists please report it at the above link.
Make sure you are running the latest version! You would be surprised how much time is wasted by reports of issues that are already resolved.
The LUA error message should be from an addon such as Swatter(a part of Auctioneer) or BugSack if at all possible. If the issue you are reporting is the result of a LUA error and you don't include this you might as well not bother posting.
If you feel like being helpful include your MA profile as an exported textstring in the report.
Any comment on Curse or forum post on WoWInterface containing a full error report will be deleted, as one of those quickly takes up more than half a page.

Screenshots

  • All screenshots was taken with a customized button skin loaded. Buttons will appear as other buttons in your WoW.

Quick Reference for MoveAnything

Main window:

  • Move - toggles a mover for the frame
  • Hide - toggles hiding of the frame
  • Reset - undoes MA's changes to frame and removes frame from list if custom
  • MF - Modified Frames - toggles whether to only show modified frames in the list
  • CE - Collapse/Expand - collapses/expands all categories
  • FS - Frame Stack - toggles Blizzard's Frame Stack tooltip
  • M - Movers - toggles all movers. Shift click clears the list
  • FE - Frame Editors - toggles visibility on all open frame editors. Shift click clears the list, closing all frame editors
  • S - Sync - synchronizes all frames modified by MoveAnything
  • O - Options - opens options
  • X - Close - closes the MA window. Ctrl-Alt-Shift click reloads ui

Interacting with the movers:

  • Left-Drag - moves frame
  • Left-Drag the small buttons - scales frame
  • Right-Click - stops moving frame
  • Shift Right-Click - toggles visibility of the mover, while still allowing modifications to the frame
  • Mousewheel - adjusts alpha blend
  • Control-Click - opens a frame editor

Key Bindings:

  • Toggle MA window - toggles MoveAnything's main window
  • Move frame - Safe - toggles moving of the first found parent frame, from MA's default list or a top level frame if possible
  • Edit frame - Safe - toggles a frame editor for the frame, picking a modified, a default or a top level frame in that order
  • Hide frame - Safe - hides frame at cursor, from MA's default list or a top level frame if possible
  • Reset frame - Safe - resets frame at cursor, from MA's default list or a top level frame if possible
  • Move frame - Exact - toggles moving of the exact frame at cursor
  • Edit frame - Exact - toggles a frame editor for the exact frame at cursor
  • Hide frame - Exact - hides the exact frame at cursor
  • Reset frame - Exact - resets the exact frame at cursor
  • Update frames - updates all frames influenced by MA

Slash Commands:

  • /move - toggles MA window
  • /move frameName - toggles moving of frame named "frameName"
  • /hide frameName - toggles visibility of frame named "frameName"
  • /mafe frameName - toggles a frame editor for frame named "frameName"
  • /unmove frameName - resets frame named "frameName"
  • /movelist - lists profiles
  • /moveimport profileName - import settings from profile into the current profile
  • /moveexport profileName - exports settings into named profile
  • /movedelete profileName - deletes named profile

/move, /mafe, /unmove and /hide accepts several shorthands: last, minimap, buffs, debuffs, player, target, targetoftarget, focus & pet.

Tips: - Work in progress

  • Quickest way to modify a frame - Go into Keybindings, scroll down to MoveAnything and bind a key to "Move Frame - Safe". They key you bound now toggles a mover on the topmost frame underneath your mouse cursor.
  • Easiest way to reset a frame - Bind a key to "Reset Frame - Safe" as described above and press it while hovering your mouse cursor above the element you want to reset. Check the chatframe to verify it's the right frame before clicking the key again to confirm.
  • Moved something by mistake - Type /unmove last and it will reset the last frame you interacted with.
  • Figuring out frame names for use with /move, /hide, /mafe and /unmove - Use the "FS" checkbox to show Blizzard's Frame Stack tooltip. This tooltip displays a list of frames currently underneath your mouse cursor, divided by what screen layer they are in(aka framestrata).

Current issues:

  • Frames jumping when switching graphics from windowed to windowed-maximized mode have been reported.

Issues

  • Toggling the modified Raid Frame Manager in combat causing taints.
  • Reseting bags while the bag is not opened won't reset it's scale to default.

15.0.1

  • WorldMapFrame will sync when toggling it's size down.
  • Boss frames can be properly hidden. (To reshow them you need to reload your UI after you reset the frames.)
  • Added frames:
  • QuestLogPopupDetailFrame

15.0.0

  • Updated for 6.0.2.
  • WatchFrame and Arena frame fixes.
  • Quest related frame fixes.
  • Minimap and World Map fixes.
  • Some other smaller fixes.
  • Removed frames:
  • Map Level
  • Map Options
  • Map Track Quest
  • Map Coordinates
  • Quest Log
  • Quest Details

14.0.9

  • Quick update for 6.0.2 for the US guys out there.

14.0.8

  • Fixed a nasty taint.
  • Added frames:
  • ArchaeologyFrame
  • ReforgingFrame

14.0.7

  • Fixed the issue with saved variables loss.
  • The interface options should properly update on show.
  • Added some extra taint protection.
  • Some other smaller fixes.

14.0.6

  • Player buff and debuff frames are now properly scaleable.
  • Consolidate buff fixes.
  • Fixed frames:
  • Player Buffs Default
  • Player Buffs From Right to Left
  • Player Debuffs Default
  • Player Debuffs From Right to Left

14.0.5

  • Force locked buff/debuff frames on unitframes.
  • Fixed frames:
  • TargetBuffsMover
  • TargetDebuffsMover
  • FocusBuffsMover
  • FocusDebuffsMover

14.0.4

  • Fixed an issue which caused massive errors when you hidden your "AchievementMicroButton" by any way.
  • Added frames:
  • Trainer Frame
  • Fixed frames:
  • TargetBuffsMover
  • TargetDebuffsMover
  • TargetFrameToTDebuffsMover
  • FocusBuffsMover
  • FocusDebuffsMover
  • FocusFrameToTDebuffsMover

14.0.3

  • Reverted disabled frames from the last version. (Sorry for the inconvenience.)
  • Fixed a major issue whcih caued scale locking not working properly. (This will fix a lot of frame jumping issues.)
  • Some other smaller fixes.

14.0.2

  • Some minor fixes.
  • Disabled frames:
  • Boss1TargetFrame
  • Boss2TargetFrame
  • Boss3TargetFrame
  • Boss4TargetFrame
  • Boss5TargetFrame

14.0.1

  • Fixed an issue which caused hidden frames to reappear on profile change and on some other events.
  • Added a function to auto-reset the "LFRParentFrame" if modified on load. This will fix the broken "Other Raid Panel".
  • Fixed a random SetPoint error, specially with scaling.
  • Fixed an error when reseting textures.
  • Some other minor fixes.

14.0.0

  • Fixed frames:
  • TargetBuffsMover
  • TargetDebuffsMover
  • TargetFrameToTDebuffsMover
  • FocusBuffsMover
  • FocusDebuffsMover
  • FocusFrameToTDebuffsMover
  • Some other smaller fixes.

13.9.9

  • Added frames:
  • Zone Minimap

13.9.8

  • Fixed an issue when you deattached "Texture" and "FontString" type elements.
  • Scaling the "Action Bar Vertical" will properly scale, the "ActionBarDownButton" and "ActionBarDownButton" frames too.
  • Some other minor fixes.
  • Added frames:
  • Player PVP Icon
  • Player Rest Icon
  • Player Rest Icon's Glow
  • Player Attack Icon
  • Player Attack Icon's Glow
  • Player Attack Icon's Background
  • Player Status Texture
  • Player Leader Icon
  • Player Master Icon
  • Target PVP Icon
  • Focus PVP Icon

13.9.7

  • Scaling the "Action Bar" will properly scale, the "ActionBarDownButton" and "ActionBarDownButton" frames too.
  • Added more upvalues.
  • Some other minor fixes.

13.9.6

  • Added upvalues.
  • Fixed an issue which caused hidden frames to reapper sometimes.
  • Fixed an issue with "Close GUI on escape" options.
  • Fixed an issue with the "List Row" slider.
  • Added SetCVar safety options.
  • Some performance upgradements.
  • Some other minor fixes.

13.9.5

  • Some minor fixes.
  • Added frames:
  • Bank Bag Slot 1
  • Bank Bag Slot 2
  • Bank Bag Slot 3
  • Bank Bag Slot 4
  • Bank Bag Slot 5
  • Bank Bag Slot 6
  • Bank Bag Slot 7
  • Guild Bank Tab 1
  • Guild Bank Tab 2
  • Guild Bank Tab 3
  • Guild Bank Tab 4
  • Guild Bank Tab 5
  • Guild Bank Tab 6
  • Guild Bank Tab 7
  • Guild Bank Tab 8

13.9.4

  • Minor minimap related fixes.
  • Some other fixes.

13.9.3

  • Fixed an issue from the last release.
  • Fixed frames:
  • Player Buffs from Right to Left

13.9.2

  • Fixed frames:
  • Arena Enemy Pet 1
  • Arena Enemy Pet 2
  • Arena Enemy Pet 3
  • Arena Enemy Pet 4
  • Arena Enemy Pet 5
  • Arena Enemy Casting Bar 1
  • Arena Enemy Casting Bar 2
  • Arena Enemy Casting Bar 3
  • Arena Enemy Casting Bar 4
  • Arena Enemy Casting Bar 5

13.9.1

  • Added frames:
  • Chat Edit Window Length
  • Fixed frames:
  • Chat Edit Window
  • Player Buffs Default

13.9.0

  • Fixed an issue with profile handling.
  • Some global cleanups.
  • Some other smaller fixes.
  • Added frames:
  • Raid Frame Buff Tooltips
  • Raid Frame Debuff Tooltips
  • Consolidated Buffs
  • Ally Pet Buffs
  • Ally Pet Debuffs
  • Ally Pet Pad Buffs
  • Ally Pet Pad Debuffs
  • Enemy Pet Buffs
  • Enemy Pet Debuffs
  • Enemy Pet Pad Buffs
  • Enemy Pet Pad Debuffs
  • Fixed frames:
  • Objectives Window
  • Objectives Window Scale
  • Focus Buffs
  • Player Buffs Default
  • Player Buffs From Right to Left
  • Player Debuffs Default
  • Player Debuffs From Right to Left

13.8.9

  • Workaround to set Micro Menu buttons to the default postion in pet battles, and vehicle frames.
  • Xml fixes.
  • Added frames:
  • Other Raids
  • WorldMapTrackQuest
  • Fixed frames:
  • Micro Menu
  • Micro Menu - Split
  • Micro Menu - Vertical
  • Ally Pet 2

13.8.8

  • Fixed an issue which caused frames children's alpha not to reset properly.
  • Added frames:
  • Micro Menu - Split
  • Bank Money
  • Bank Money Gold
  • Bank Money Silver
  • Bank Money Copper
  • Bank Money Border
  • Bank Money Inset
  • Top Left Center
  • Ally Pet 2
  • Ally Pet 3
  • Enemy Pet 2
  • Enemy Pet 3
  • Fixed frames:
  • Top Right Art
  • Top Left Art
  • Weather
  • Player Pet Frame
  • Enemy Pet Frame
  • Bottom Frame
  • Pet Selection Frame
  • Pass Button
  • Bottom Frame
  • Pet Selection Frame

13.8.7

  • Workaround for HideRaidFrame addon's "Hard Disable" function.
  • Readded !NoTaint, seems like it was too early to remove it.
  • Fixed an issue with hiding frames.
  • Fixed incorrent bag order with "Bag Buttons".
  • Some other smaller fixes.
  • Fixed frames:
  • Round Border
  • North Indicator

13.8.6

  • Fixed an issue with scaling.
  • Fixed a taint with AlwaysUpFrames.
  • Fixed an issue with force locked frames.
  • Added frames:
  • WorldMapLevelDropDown (Experimental)

13.8.5

  • Hiding a frame not automatically gonna detach it's mover.
  • Hided frames can't be reattached untill you show the frame again.
  • Fixed a major scaling issue.
  • Fixed an issue with groups.
  • Fixed an issue with Always Protected frames.
  • Fixed a taint with PetJoural, when you opened Mounts and Pets info panel while in combat.
  • Removed an unnecessary MicroButton taint fix.
  • Removed NoTaint lib.
  • Fixed a taint issue with: AlwaysUpFrame1, AlwaysUpFrame2, AlwaysUpFrame3, WorldStateAlwaysUpFrame.
  • Fixed the position of ArenaEnemyFrames and ArenaPrepFrames.
  • CompactRaidFrameManager's toggle button is going to work properly, when you moved the frame. You can also properly hide the frame.
  • The addon automatically going to unregister and reregister event for PaladinPowerBar frame when it hidden/shown/reset. (More powerbar frames will be added later.)
  • Xml validation fixes.
  • Added Categorys:
  • Map (Experimental)
  • Fixed frames:
  • PlayerPowerBarAltMover
  • CompactRaidFrameManager
  • CompactRaidFrameManagerToggleButton
  • MicroButtons
  • MicroButtonsVertical
  • BagButtons
  • WorldStateAlwaysUpFrame
  • Added frames:
  • AlwaysUpFrame3
  • MainMenuBarBackpackButton
  • TargetFramePowerBarAltMover
  • BankBagItems
  • BankBagSlots
  • BankItemSearchBox
  • GuildItemSearchBox
  • GuildBankInfoSaveButton
  • GuildBankFrameWithdrawButton
  • GuildBankFrameDepositButton
  • GuildBankWithdrawMoneyFrame
  • GuildBankWithdrawMoneyFrameGoldButton
  • GuildBankWithdrawMoneyFrameSilverButton
  • GuildBankWithdrawMoneyFrameCopperButton
  • GuildBankMoneyFrame
  • GuildBankMoneyFrameGoldButton
  • GuildBankMoneyFrameSilverButton
  • GuildBankMoneyFrameCopperButton
  • WorldMapFrame (Experimental)
  • WorldMapShowDropDown (Experimental)
  • WorldMapPositioningGuide (Experimental)
  • Removed frames:
  • PVPTeamDetails
  • Fixed a lot of other smaller issues.

13.8.4

  • Fixed a major issue, which caued some frames and it's movers to change positions.
  • Fixed a taint caused by "AlwaysUpFrame" most likely in battlegrounds.
  • Code cleanup round one.

13.8.3

  • Localization updates.

Comments

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  • #1962

    Had this issue aswell. Found out it was caused by interaction with bartender. I just used bartender to decide where to place the extraactionbutton.

  • #1948

    Extra Action Button dissapears after a second and does not save position

  • #1947

    Hello! best addon ever btw!! Just a quick question. Is there anyway to change the size of the little Zone map that you can get up using Shift+M? The Framestack Tooltip says it's called "BattlefieldMinimap" but can't find it in the options? :( 

    Thanks in advance

  • #1946

    My experience and reputation bars do not disappear during a pet battle.  They run through the middle of the pet buttons.  Is there a way to make these bars disappear with the rest of the main bar when going into pet battles?

  • #1945

    Redactatrix, I'm having the same problem. I can get it to behave if I mess with turning the mover on/off, or hitting the Reset button after turning on the mover, but it has to be done every fresh UI load. :/ Very annoying.

  • #1944

    hi,

    can anyone help me to move this:

    http://www21.speedyshare.com/fq9St/download/arena.png

  • #1943

    Hey there, thanks for this great addon. I am trying to move the currency tracker (the one at the top of the screen that tracks up to 3 currencys. I have looked all through the menus and done random searches. I even tried using the Framestack Tooltip (but couldn't make heads or tails of it). Please, what is the name of this window so I can move it? I actually just need to nudge it down about 10 pixles, he he.

  • #1942

    MoveAnything seems to move anything EXCEPT the one thing I want to move: the Objectives list pane. Anyone know why?

  • #1941

    Date: 2012-11-02 20:58:40
    ID: -2
    Error occured in: Global
    Count: 1
    Message: ..\AddOns\MoveAnything\MoveAnything.lua:-1: script ran too long
    Debug:
       MoveAnything\MoveAnything.lua: AchievementAlertFrame_GetAlertFrame()
       ..\FrameXML\AlertFrames.lua:510: AchievementAlertFrame_ShowAlert()
       ..\FrameXML\AlertFrames.lua:28:
          ..\FrameXML\AlertFrames.lua:20
    Locals:
    (*temporary) = nil
    (*temporary) = nil
    (*temporary) = nil
    (*temporary) = nil
    (*temporary) = nil
    (*temporary) = "script ran too long"
    API = <table> {
     CompileList = <function> defined @Interface\AddOns\MoveAnything\API.lua:28
     catIDNext = 25
     Enable = <function> defined @Interface\AddOns\MoveAnything\API.lua:25
     GetElement = <function> defined @Interface\AddOns\MoveAnything\API.lua:88
     AddElement = <function> defined @Interface\AddOns\MoveAnything\API.lua:55
     allCount = 0
     customCat = <table> {
     }
     GetCategory = <function> defined @Interface\AddOns\MoveAnything\API.lua:149
     cats = <table> {
     }
     elemIDNext = 292
     elemsN = <table> {
     }
     Init = <function> defined @Interface\AddOns\MoveAnything\API.lua:11
     SyncElement = <function> defined @Interface\AddOns\MoveAnything\API.lua:109
     AddElementIfNew = <function> defined @Interface\AddOns\MoveAnything\API.lua:91
     elems = <table> {
     }
     compile = true
     ElementIsDefault = <function> defined @Interface\AddOns\MoveAnything\API.lua:118
     ClearElementsUserData = <function> defined @Interface\AddOns\MoveAnything\API.lua:50
     RemoveCustomElement = <function> defined @Interface\AddOns\MoveAnything\API.lua:125
     AddCategory = <function> defined @Interface\AddOns\MoveAnything\API.lua:131
     name = "API"
     all = <table> {
     }
     GetItem = <function> defined @Interface\AddOns\MoveAnything\API.lua:47
     catsN = <table> {
     }
    }

    AddOns:

  • #1940

    Date: 2012-11-02 20:58:40
    ID: 6
    Error occured in: Global
    Count: 1
    Message: ..\AddOns\MoveAnything\MoveAnything.lua:-1: script ran too long
    Debug:
       MoveAnything\MoveAnything.lua: AchievementAlertFrame_GetAlertFrame()
       ..\FrameXML\AlertFrames.lua:510: AchievementAlertFrame_ShowAlert()
       ..\FrameXML\AlertFrames.lua:28:
          ..\FrameXML\AlertFrames.lua:20
    Locals:
    (*temporary) = nil
    (*temporary) = nil
    (*temporary) = nil
    (*temporary) = nil
    (*temporary) = nil
    (*temporary) = "script ran too long"
    API = <table> {
     CompileList = <function> defined @Interface\AddOns\MoveAnything\API.lua:28
     catIDNext = 25
     Enable = <function> defined @Interface\AddOns\MoveAnything\API.lua:25
     GetElement = <function> defined @Interface\AddOns\MoveAnything\API.lua:88
     AddElement = <function> defined @Interface\AddOns\MoveAnything\API.lua:55
     allCount = 0
     customCat = <table> {
     }
     GetCategory = <function> defined @Interface\AddOns\MoveAnything\API.lua:149
     cats = <table> {
     }
     elemIDNext = 292
     elemsN = <table> {
     }
     Init = <function> defined @Interface\AddOns\MoveAnything\API.lua:11
     SyncElement = <function> defined @Interface\AddOns\MoveAnything\API.lua:109
     AddElementIfNew = <function> defined @Interface\AddOns\MoveAnything\API.lua:91
     elems = <table> {
     }
     compile = true
     ElementIsDefault = <function> defined @Interface\AddOns\MoveAnything\API.lua:118
     ClearElementsUserData = <function> defined @Interface\AddOns\MoveAnything\API.lua:50
     RemoveCustomElement = <function> defined @Interface\AddOns\MoveAnything\API.lua:125
     AddCategory = <function> defined @Interface\AddOns\MoveAnything\API.lua:131
     name = "API"
     all = <table> {
     }
     GetItem = <function> defined @Interface\AddOns\MoveAnything\API.lua:47
     catsN = <table> {
     }
    }

  • #1939

    Thank you for attempting to fix all the loot scaling and loot and extra loot stuff, its pretty much the only part of my UI that is all out of sorts right now.

    TY keep up the good work.

  • #1938

    Question: I want to make the buffs/debuffs on my target bigger. However, if I do this the buffs and debuffs become... well I guess I could call it detached from eachother, they no longer stay ontop of eachother if the buffs grow more than one row, if you get my point. Is there any way to solve this? =/ Thanks for an amazing addon.

  • #1931

    I followed your directions and the multiple bugs with the Loot Roll window are still happening.

    I deleted the addon folder and my Cache folder before installing 13.2.6.  I then logged in and moved my Loot Roll frames, closed out of WoW, opened it back up and ran a dungeon... bug still was there.

  • #1933

    Completely uninstall Moveanything Mod. And install 13.1.12 manually. This is working for me

  • #1937

    I agree with you completely. But i was getting tired of the headache because it wasnt getting fixed properly

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