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  • 115,902 Monthly Downloads
  • Supports: 6.0.3
  • 12,077,590 Total Downloads
  • Updated 11/17/2014
  • Created 06/01/2007
  • 14,941 Favorites
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  • Release Type: Release
  • License: GNU General Public License version 2 (GPLv2)
  • Newest File: 3.2.3

About Quartz

Quartz is a modular approach to a casting bar addon. An overview of (hopefully most of) the modules:


The core of Quartz is lightweight implementation of a standard casting bar, with configurable size, text and icon positioning, and colors.


Implementation of target and focus casting bars in similar fashion to the player cast bar.


Display of target and focus buffs and debuffs as duration bars using the new API introduced in patch 2.1.


Hooks into FlightMap or InFlight to display the current flight progress on your casting bar.

*Global Cooldown

Displays a tiny spark-bar to show your Global Cooldown near the cast bar. Helpful for those who'd rather not squint at their action bars to see when they can cast again.


Changes the color and text of your casting bar to help show that your cast has been interrupted (and show who interrupted it).


Displays the amount of time spent between cast send and start events, in the form of a bar at the end of your casting bar, with optional text that displays the actual duration of the lag. This helps in canceling casts when they will not actually be interrupted, especially for users with consistently high pings.


Shows the 'basic' timers such as breath and feign death, as well as some 'odd' ones such as party invite time, resurrect timeout, and arena game start, and a framework for injecting custom timers into the bars.


Recolors the casting bar when your cast target moves out of range mid-cast.


Displays a swing timer for your melee weapon as well as hunter autoshot.


Allows for creating custom timers displayed on the mirror bars.

*Tradeskill Merge

Merges multiple casts of the same tradeskill item into one big cast bar.

Use /quartz to bring up the configuration menu.

tag 3.2.3
Hendrik Leppkes <>
2014-11-17 09:21:17 +0100

Tag as 3.2.3


Hendrik Leppkes:
    - Use a SecureHook for DoTradeSkill as tainting causes the Enchanter's Study to break.
    Untested, this may break the tradeskill cast bar functions slightly.
    - Fix typo


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  • #171
    Below farook said to unlock the bars and then you can move them, how do I do this? I looked in all the /quartz options and I can't find it. Am I just bad at looking or is it a slash command like /unlock quartz? Any help would be appreciated, other than this I love this addon.
  • #174
    To unlock Quartz casting bars, open up the interface in game, then click the bar name you want to move; for example, if you want to move your target's casting bar, click the "Target" text in the interface list. In the options that open up, there's a checkbox that says "Locked" if I remember correctly. Uncheck that, move it around. Lock it again to hide it when nobody's casting anything.
  • #170
    I was wondering what the macro was that you use for the lag bar, is it "/stop spellcast" or something like that.
  • #167


    Just wanted to take a minute away from answering our comments to let you know that Quartz is awesome.

    There are a few items that tend to freak it out, such as picking up the bottles of port in the Hinterlands and the oddly named box here or there. The bar still shows that you are "opening" the object- but an error is thrown.

    Otherwise, every thing is just dandy. This is one of the must have AddOns, sincerely hope to see it in WotLK, too.

    Thank you,


    Edit: Spelling

  • #168

    Good, but don't know how to move the duration bars

  • #169

    I can't seem to get any primary spell to be accepted for Global Cooldown. Every spell I enter is rejected with the message "illegal spell" or something similar by Ace in the console. My herbalists apparently don't have Find Herbs, or at least, that spell is "illegal", etc. Any ideas?

  • #6

    Unlock the bars.

    Then you'll see them and you can drag them around to fit your likings.

  • #28

    yeah, not being able to drag it is a deal breaker =( other wise it looks awesome. but I wont use it till its dragable!

  • #33

    Noticed this bug today on my dialup:

    if your lag is greater than the casting time, the lag indicator expands beyond the length of the cast bar.

    This is easiest to see with a spell that casts very fast (try corruption with all but one talent point).

  • #71

    For some reason, Quartz is not working on my computer. I would love to replace eCastingBar with it, but i cant get it to work. I turn off all my mods, minus Quartz and Ace, and /quartz doesn't work. Help?

    UPdate: tried removing my wtf folder, and various other things - no luck. Works on my second account that i never play though =\ what gives.

  • #70

    @ Mangrovz #showtooltip /stopcasting /cast Shadow Bolt

    etc... #showtooltip /stopcasting /cast <Spell Here>


  • #69

    hw do u make stop casting macros that stop casting and shoot then start casting again

  • #83

    <needs an option to show test bars to make setup easier>

    YES ;)

  • #82

    needs an option to show test bars to make setup easier

  • #81

    Get the latest version from following link;


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