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Prat 3.0

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  • World of Warcraft
  • 96,802 Monthly Downloads
  • Supports: 6.2.3
  • 10,876,303 Total Downloads
  • Updated 02/07/2016
  • Created 07/28/2008
  • 10,597 Favorites
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  • Release Type: Release
  • License: GNU General Public License version 3 (GPLv3)
  • Newest File: 3.6.5
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About Prat 3.0

Prat-3.0 is a chat enhancement addon for world of warcraft 3.0.

It is made up of 30+ smaller "modules" which each provide additional functionality, and can be enabled or disabled individually.

In game, type /prat for a menu.

Bug reports:

Forum thread:

Prat has just about every feature you can think of, and then some. Really. When I get some more time, I'll try and put together a full list (Even I have lost count)

(Thanks to Dreamsight for this partial list)

  • Change arrows, buttons, mouse scroll for chat scroll, scroll speed
  • you can add color per channel, color per lvl, color per class
  • timestamps
  • timestamp color
  • whether to show timestamp (what format the timestamp should be in)
  • whether to show players lvl
  • you can select the option for channel "stickys" (last channel you used you auto use when hitting enter, that sort of thing – or last thing someone said)
  • change the looks of the chat's editbox - as well as where it appears (you can even undock it and move it to where you'd like it to be)
  • chat fading, fading delay
  • You can change the font to a list of fonts, add an outline to it, monochrome it (if you don’t mind messing with files a bit you could prolly even add other fonts to that list)
  • change the chat frame/chat box appearance
  • set Chat history
  • set channel abbreviations
  • set brackets and color(or something instead of brackets)round player/lvl
  • alt invite option (press keyboard “alt” button and click on the player’s name to auto inv them)
  • raid icon
  • invite links
  • info keeping
  • url copying
  • full chat copying + options (html,bbcode, plain, forum) + copy button
  • allows pop-up msgs
  • enables tell target /tt
  • Alias options
  • altnames options
  • you can enable/disable all prat modules - dont have to have the ones you dont use running
  • change chat sounds (incoming and outgoing as well as per channel)

Its predecessor, Prat-2.0 has been around since the TBC release in 2006. This new version seeks to improve upon some aspects such as memory use, but still do so without creating 30+ small folders in your addon directory that you have to manage.

While trying to reduce resource utilization, it is also important to note that some people prefer the features, and don't care that an addon uses 500k more. I have been trying to isolate the most resource intensive functionality into the Prat_HighCPUUSageModules folder. You can enable or disable it per your preference.

2016-02-07  sylvanaar  <>

[5da43f3fa291] [3.6.5]
* modules/PlayerNames.lua services/chatsections.lua

Do not store the result of Disabiguate in the PLAYERLINK, it will obviously break it.


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  • #1783
    latest version fucks up the chat bubble, long-ish messages get shortened.
  • #1784
    Its a feature. If you dont like it - disable the Bubbles module.
  • #1788
    oh, ok
  • #1781
    My server messages won't show after this last upgrade of Prat. I can't see /roll nor can I see information when I click on people or when guild members log on.
  • #1798
    I am also having this issue. It isn't all the time and I haven't been able to discern what is causing it to break but there will be an error (which i never think to copy) and then system message, loot rolls, party chat from group members on other servers, and trade/general like to not show up any more until I reload my ui.
  • #1780
    How do you move the chatbox? I have been changing settings for an hour and I can't figure it out.
  • #1777
    There seems to be a lib conflict in Prat 3.0 3.3.12 with RaidWatch 2 v1.26-release. seems to be related to AceGUI-3.0 lib.
  • #1773
    Hi. For some reason whenever I type /e followed by an emotion my Chat will repeat the timestamp. But if I do other stuff like /s or /p its just one timestamp. I can't find no options in Blizzards or Prat to would be causing this.
  • #1774
    dw. It's a bug in the addon, to stop it from doing it i just had to /console reloadui.
  • #1771
    I'm having some problems with the font constantly changing itself even though I marked the checkbox "remember font". I have to keep resetting it, any ideas?
  • #1770
    There seems to be a problem with GHI useing this addon, it dosent show custom links of items Created in GHI, since im no good att Addons, could you see if you can find a way to fix this? it would make things easier for all GHI users of this addon.
  • #1772
    I can confirm this too. Gryphonheart Item links won't work (at least the tooltips won't show up) I really like both of these addons, and would appreciate a fix for this problem.

  • #1769
    How do I move the chatbox,I have another addon that blocks part of it from view, I've searched the settings, etc. I'm still kinda clueless
  • #1768
    When someone links an item in chat it shows the tooltip when I hover over it. I find this annoying. I'm unable to find the mod or way to disable this now.
  • #1795
    Its not prat. Do you have tekkompare that had hovertips...
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