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  • Updated 04/16/2014
  • Created 10/23/2008
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  • Newest File: 13.9.3
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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 moved Raid Frame Manager in combat causing taints.
  • Reseting bags while the bag is not opened won't reset it's scale to default.

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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  • #1187
    I am having issue with the info panel "Flight Paths". I try to reset the frame to default. When I do, it reverts back to a big resized window. Sometimes it will stay at default position and size, but when I log back into wow, it says "you do not know any flight paths to this location". Says that regardless if I am at a Flight Master or not. Could you please address this issue, I simply want the Flight Paths Panel to be back to default. Thank You.
  • #1188
    I have figured out the problem... "Generic Info Panel 1: Left" is tied into the "Flight Path Panel"... can you please make these two panels independent of each other? This will fix the issue.

    Thank You.
  • #1199
    Info panels will clear any modifications from a generic mover when first modified in -12. This should fix your issue.
  • #1185
    Any word on making the "sound bar" on the Atramedes encounter moveable? That would be so huge to have that for many people, thank you.
  • #1186
    First, go into the Maw of Madness (north of Twilight Highlands) to get the new action bar up.

    Then once the new digestion meter pops up, type /mafe PlayerPowerBarAlt
    It should bring up a big menu with X/Y values that you can adjust with sliders that should allow you to move that bar.

    http://img20.imageshack.us/img20/359/powerbaralt.png
  • #1184
    im also getting the bug where i cant use the esc key. but i was wondering if there is a way to move the new "focus" boss bars. its under my mini map. i use sexymap and my map is on the bottom of my screen. so i kinda cant use or well really see the focus bars for the bosses. thanks
  • #1183
    I love MoveAnything a lot. Makes custom UI's much easier to do. But one problem I seem to be having lately is my Escape key randomly stops working in game. It wasn't a problem turning off pre-Cata only because I was rarely using my quest tracker (which reset itself to the top right corner -_-). But now I want to move it to work with my UI. Just wanted to point it out in case you weren't aware of the problem. Keep up the good work! :D
  • #1198
    Am hoping to have the ESC thing fixed in -12.

    If the quest tracker resets itself its an conflict with another addon. Either a minimap, quest or top panel addon seems the likely culprit.
  • #1180
    Ever since patch 4.01 I get this extra boss unit frame right below my minimap in the upper right hand corner. It has a golden dragon border along with a health and mana bar. Do you guys know how to hide it with Move Anything?

    Awesome AddOn...I've used Move Anything for years!
  • #1195
    Check for Raid Boss X under Dungeons & Raids
  • #1208
    Thank you for the reply Wagthaa, but unfortunately I've tried disabling or hiding rather everything under the Dungeons and Raids tab and I still get the Extra Boss Frame under the minimap. Happens on any fight with a boss in a raid or even in a 5man dungeon. The border of the frame is a golden dragon with a health and mana bar. It's about the same size as a player frame or target frame and looks exactly like the frame during the Dream boss fight in ICC.
  • #1178
    First off, great addon.. can't live without it!
    Is there something somewhere that shows exactly what everything is called that can be moved? There are things that i would like to move but just can't figure out what they are called in the MA menu.
    Thanks!
  • #1196
    One way is to use the FS checkbox to get the frame name for use with /move or /mafe.

    Another is to use either the Move or Edit Frame - Safe keybinding.
  • #1176
    The issue I am having with the add on is that when I type /move nothing comes up. Even when I try by hitting ESC and clicking on move anything it still does not show the dialog box so that I can move things around, and I really to move things around on my screen.

    Is this a known bug and is there a way to fix this?
  • #1197
    Try reinstalling the addon, if that doesn't help you should make sure you have LUA errors enabled.
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