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QuestHelperLite

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  • World of Warcraft
  • 1,739 Monthly Downloads
  • Supports: 5.4.0
  • 229,142 Total Downloads
  • Updated 10/29/2013
  • Created 11/09/2010
  • 258 Favorites
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  • Release Type: Alpha
  • License: GNU General Public License version 3 (GPLv3)
  • Newest File: v5.4.1.0
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About QuestHelperLite

QuestHelperLite is an unofficial branch of QuestHelper aimed at providing the core subset of features in a slimmed down lighter version. Although some of the code and art assets of QuestHelper have been utilized, QuestHelperLite has been rewritten from the ground up and is in no other way affiliated with QuestHelper and those who have worked on it in the past.

The main deviation from QuestHelper comes from not utilizing a custom database to store quest objectives and locations. Instead QuestHelperLite gets all of it's info from the game itself. This has the advantage of providing a more compact addon without the need to update once new quests are available in game. If WoW knows about it, so does QuestHelperLite. Although this provides for a much lighter and compact addon, it is not without faults and some features of the old QuestHelper are not currently possible.

The core subset of features included in QuestHelperLite are as follows:

  • Quest Pathing - Calculates an optimal route for you to follow while questing
  • Tracking Arrow - A configurable arrow guides you to your next objective
  • World Map Icons - Quest objectives are viewable outside of your current zone
  • Ant Trails - Ant trails show the best calculated optimal route
  • Context Menus - Context menus are displayed when you right-click objectives
  • Ignorable Objectives - Ignore unwanted objectives



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v5.4.1.0 [2013-10-29] :

- Fix for patch 5.4.1 removal of GetCVar("realmName")

v5.3.0.0 [2013-05-21] :

- Quests Now Update In Combat

- Fixed Errors Thrown In Combat

- Fixed Patch 5.3 WorldMapQuestShowObjectives Bug

v5.0.4.1 [2012-09-02] :

- Fixed Deepholm Quests Not Tracking

v5.0.4.0 [2012-08-31]

- Fixed for Mists of Pandaria

v4.2.0.0 [2011-06-29]

- Fixed some translations

- Fixed nil comparison

v4.1.0.0 [2011-05-09]

- Updated Astrolabe Library

- Fixed Objective Tracking In Orgrimmar

v4.0.3.1 [2010-12-01]

- Added Group and Level Filters

- Added Support For Instance Maps

- Improved Performance

v4.0.3.0 [2010-11-23]

- Added GUI Options Panel

- Added Update Interval Option

- Fixed Performance Leak

v4.0.1.0 [2010-11-09]

- First Release

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  • #174
    Auto Tracking & Ant Trail Issues :-(

    When I had 'auto sort' turned on in this, I couldn't un-track any quests. It kept popping quests on for the continent I was in (Pandaria). And also, even after I un-checked that (which allowed me to remove quests from the tracker list) - the ant trail was still showing for all quests in Pandaria. 

    Kinda bummed - not sure if I'm doing something wrong. But I do really like the look of this addon and what it's capable of!

    Oh, and do you know if this is compatible with UI replacements like ElvUI at all? (I was using the original Blizz interface when trying this out, just an fyi)

    Last edited by meljen on 6/18/2013 10:26:53 PM
  • #173

    Received an error entering a Scenario.  This was an issue previously, though I think it took a different form.

    Date: 2013-05-29 22:20:05
    ID: -3
    Error occured in: Global
    Count: 97
    Message: ..\AddOns\QuestHelperLite\libs\tsp.lua line 931:
    attempt to perform arithmetic on field '?' (a nil value)
    Debug:
    [C]: ?
    QuestHelperLite\libs\tsp.lua:931: PathLength()
    QuestHelperLite\QHLQuests.lua:1144: finishFunc()
    QuestHelperLite\libs\tsp.lua:173:
    QuestHelperLite\libs\tsp.lua:166
    Locals:

    AddOns:
    QuestHelperLite, v4.0.3.0

  • #171

    Hello, I recently updated to the latest version, but I am getting tons of errors and so I have to disable it so that I can play WoW. The error window pops up and stays there going through each line of code. I have uninstalled and reinstalled and nothing. :(  please help!

  • #172

    Haven't been having any problems. Can you post the error messages please?

  • #170

    Can I possibly use this addon to just disable the questarrow Blizzard throws at me? Without any addons, if I select to show any quests objects in the map, and then deselect them, the arrow still stays untill next gameexit. While the idea of quest helping is a valid one, I don't want to be stuck with it.

    "If you say 'plz' because it's shorter than 'please', I say 'no' because it's shorter than 'yes'."
    @Alisu on EU Megaserver

  • #168

    v5.3.0.0 [2013-05-21] :

    - Quests Now Update In Combat

    - Fixed Errors Thrown In Combat

    - Fixed Patch 5.3 WorldMapQuestShowObjectives Bug

  • #169

    You have no idea how excited I am that you have updated this add-on, there are none like it that I could find as a replacement in the downtime!

    I am so thankful for all of your work with QHL, thank you for making my WoW life so much easier!

  • #164

    Fix incoming for 5.3. Blizzard decided to change variable names. Yay =D

  • #162

    So is it safe to say this addon is dead? Last update was September 2012.

     

  • #165

    Nope, just didn't need to be updated.

  • #161

    Ya, looks like the patch broke it

     

    Date: 2013-05-21 17:51:23
    ID: 4
    Error occured in: Global
    Count: 6
    Message: ..\AddOns\QuestHelperLite\QHLQuests.lua line 833:
       attempt to index global 'WorldMapQuestShowObjectives' (a nil value)
    Debug:
       [C]: ?
       QuestHelperLite\QHLQuests.lua:833:
          QuestHelperLite\QHLQuests.lua:826
       QuestHelperLite\QHLQuests.lua:1012: UpdateMaps()
       QuestHelperLite\QHLQuests.lua:265: UpdateQuestMaps()
       QuestHelperLite\QHLQuests.lua:102: Update()
       QuestHelperLite\QuestHelperLite.lua:634: ?()
       QuestHelperLite\QuestHelperLite.lua:620: OnEvent()
       QuestHelperLite\QuestHelperLite.lua:587:
          QuestHelperLite\QuestHelperLite.lua:583

  • #166

    Fixed in new version.

  • #163

    I'll ditto Filadan's bug report. I too am receiving that error.

  • #160

    As of the 5.3 patch QHL no longer works at all. Will not track any quests, and trying to manually turn tracking on results in QHL turning tracking back off instantly.

  • #167

    Fixed in new version.

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