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  • Created 07/28/2008
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  • License: GNU General Public License version 3 (GPLv3)
  • Newest File: 3.5.8
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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: http://www.wowace.com/projects/prat-3-0/tickets/

Forum thread: http://forums.wowace.com/showthread.php?t=14004

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.

http://static.wowace.com/content/images/25/298/WoWScrnShot_091410_175242.jpg

2014-02-20  nebula  <nebula@the-syn.com>

[2da075585786] [3.5.8]
* modules/ServerNames.lua services/chatsections.lua

revert last and Ambiguate in the event handler

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  • #3099
    Getting the following error when trying to change glyphs - /reloadui fixes it.

    Date: 2011-08-25 20:04:59
    ID: 22
    Error occured in: AddOn: Prat-3.0
    Count: 1
    Message: Error: AddOn Prat-3.0 attempted to call a forbidden function (CastGlyph()) from a tainted execution path.
    Debug:
    [C]: CastGlyph()
    ...terface\AddOns\Blizzard_GlyphUI\Blizzard_GlyphUI.lua:583: GlyphFrameSpell_OnClick()
    [string "*:OnClick"]:1:
    [string "*:OnClick"]:1
  • #3106
    I've filed tickets 527 and 556 on the taint issue with Prat with more information from the taint log on where the taint is coming from.

    I'm pretty sure the errors in those tickets are what cause this to be one of the addons that sometimes requires you to do a /reloadui to change glyphs or set raid markers.
  • #3100
    Date: 2011-08-25 20:04:59
    ID: 22
    Error occured in: AddOn: Prat-3.0
    Count: 1
    Message: Error: AddOn Prat-3.0 attempted to call a forbidden function (CastGlyph()) from a tainted execution path.
    Debug:
    [C]: CastGlyph()
    ...terface\AddOns\Blizzard_GlyphUI\Blizzard_GlyphUI.lua:583: GlyphFrameSpell_OnClick()
    [string "*:OnClick"]:1:
    [string "*:OnClick"]:1
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  • #3097
    after installing prat will not let me click on anything linked in the chat box
  • #3103
    Having the same problem.
  • #3096
    can I keep longer records with this addon, and is it possible to add a scroll bar?
  • #3095
    Hi sometimes when in combat casting or something, the chat opens by itself. I don't click the Enter button. Using the default keybindings.
  • #3094
    love this!!!!!
  • #3093
    Is there a way to always show the edit box? I just installed the plugin and the edit box disappear. Thanks.
  • #3092
    Is there a way to change the frame strata of the chat window? I'm experiencing some issues with some artwork set on Background strata blocking out parts of the text (usually the gold/copper/silver icons).
  • #3090
    What happened to coloring the names within the actual chat text/speech bubbles? Like when someone links recount. I looked through the settings for prat and can't find where to enable it, or it isn't very obvious where that setting is.
  • #3091
    Found where it was hiding finally. It was in the high cpu usage portion of the addon.

    @sylvanaar, should probably have a list as to what features that part of the addon does.
  • #3087
    Is there anyway to add a dark background behind the chat window? I know you can while you hover over it, but I want one all the time. Thanks.
  • #3098
    Blizzard's default chat UI has the option. Right click the general tab and go to Background.
  • #3088
    KGPanels
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