BarrierText

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This project is inactive and its default file will likely not work with the most recent version of World of Warcraft. The author may have abandoned it, or it may have outlived its usefulness.

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Barrier Text

A simple textual representation of the http://wow.zamimg.com/images/wow/icons/small/class_warrior.jpgWarrior ability: Shield Barrier predicted absorb value before casting it,
and optionally the remaining absorb amount until expiration after casting it.

Features

  • Show Shield Barrier predicted absorb before casting it as a free floating Text value. (green text)
  • Optionally show actual and remaining absorb value after casting it. (orange text)
  • Optionally show an estimate of actual damage absorbed after the barrier is consumed/fades. (white parenthesized)
    ("I put up a 40k barrier, how much damage did it actually absorb?")
  • Indicate when you have reached a max Shield Barrier value (rage 60+)
  • Optionally show the values as percent of max health
    (I find "will absorb 13% of my HP in damage" more intuitive since it compares easily with other self-heal or dmg mitigation cooldowns)
  • Optionally play a sound for a min and max Barrier (off by default)
  • Only shows in combat (and when first installed to allow for placement).

Options

  • There is only one command:
    • /barriertext (shorthand: /sbt)
  • Unlocking the text allows you to reposition it and shows a tooltip with other options help. Run the command again to lock it in place.
  • Minimal choices include: font / size / text format (actual vs percent HP) / predicted value only / sound on|off.

General Info

I realize this won't appeal to everyone.
Why the weird configuration mode etc:
(a) wanted something quick to get a handle on SB usage.
(b) have enough statusbars on my UI.
(c) I can shrink it and place it on top of my actual SB actionbutton.
(d) experimenting so I don't get bored looking at lua :p

Provided "as is" for any that might find it useful.

Facts

Date created
Sep 16, 2012
Categories
Last update
Sep 10, 2013
Development stage
Inactive
Language
  • enUS
License
All Rights Reserved
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