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Prat 3.0

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  • World of Warcraft
  • 57,978 Monthly Downloads
  • Supports: 6.2.0
  • 10,011,077 Total Downloads
  • Updated 06/25/2015
  • Created 07/28/2008
  • 10,481 Favorites
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  • Release Type: Release
  • License: GNU General Public License version 3 (GPLv3)
  • Newest File: 3.5.16
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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.

2015-06-25  sylvanaar  <>

[eb03d69a5b9c] [3.5.16]
* Prat-3.0.toc libraries/Prat-3.0_Libraries.toc pullouts/!AddMsgFilterReport/!AddMsgFilterReport.toc pullouts/Prat-3.0_Debug/Prat-3.0_Debug.toc pullouts/Prat-3.0_Experimental/Prat-3.0_Experimental.toc pullouts/Prat-3.0_HighCPUUsageModules/Prat-3.0_HighCPUUsageModules.toc pullouts/Prat-3.0_Loader/Prat-3.0_Loader.toc samples/MyGuildAlts/MyGuildAlts.toc

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  • #756
    i got an issue i might just be dumb and missing something but every time i try and change the font size and press ok it goes back to the original size. I have change the UI size of my interface can that be the reason? thanks for ur help.
  • #755
    I'm a long time user of Prat but with 3.1 and the latest version I have a very slight problem. When I'm in a party or raid, a bar will appear at the bottom middle of my screen with a party/raid member's name in it. This name periodically changes without rhyme or reason (it isn't the party leader/master looter/my target/the last person I whispered or anything that I can tell). I've disabled other addons and narrowed it down to Prat. Does anyone know which module this is and/or what it's doing?
  • #780
    Please update your SexyMap addon, that name plate shows the last person who clicked the minimap, and that was your minimap addon's bug that it was showing the name at a wrong place. The latest version of your addon will fix that.
  • #760
    Here is a screenshot of what is happening: you can see another player's name at the bottom of the screen; this is someone who was in my raid. The frame stays even after I leave groups.

  • #772
    This is actually cause by Sexymap. There is a setting that lets you see who pinged the minimap but it isn't currently working. You can test it yourself by pinging on the map because it won't show your name next to the ping. The solution is just to turn off the option under the Sexymap settings.
  • #770
    isnt that the voice indicator? that someone is speaking in the blizzard in-game voice channel?
  • #750
    Will compatibility with Telltrack ever be implemented? I really don't like how WIM makes windows all over the place, and it doesn't automatically create a chat frame with the other tabs.
  • #748
    Just stumbled upon this great addon, and it works very good in my custom UI which I'm building atm, but I was wondering if there's an option to disable/hide the button (it looks like two small pages with blue edges, overlapping eachother) for ChatFrame1 Text? By default it's up in the left corner of the chatbox. I don't really need it you see, and it's a nail in the eye because of the artistic theme I'm trying to apply on my UI. Sorry for the noob question, but hopefully anyone can answer it quickly.
  • #749
    copychat module
  • #752
    The button kinda bothers me as well. I'll disable it for now, but is it possible to move its location within the chat frame? I've looked through the options but fail to find anything.
  • #747
    my problem is i cant see any chat in guild recruitment which isnt good cause i am the recruiter lol. other than that the only issue im having is it doesnt say when friends/guild log in. i can hear the noise for them logging in but i dont see it in chat. how can i fix this?
  • #742
    i just updated my Prat a couple of hrs ago. but i got a big problem. i can see wispers, say and guild chat. but no Trade, Local Defense or General. anyone whit the same problem? is there anything i can do whit this?
  • #753
    I have the exact same problem. Except i cant see say either in prat3.0 but the bubble showes
  • #758
    well. i found the problem for y i couldent see any of it. and it was SpamMeNot that made it like this. i turnd it off and everything is back to normal again
  • #774
    Thank you! Works now
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