Thread: Post Your UI

  1. #8701
    Quote Originally Posted by Rusk View Post
    But won't there be pixel errors on them when changing resulotion? I had to move every kgpanel to a certain position to make it pixel perfect, then move it to the frame and set the size i had at the pixel perfect position.
    Some adjustment will be always needed. But in terms of fitting to lower resolutions you shouldn't have any problem.

    EDIT: parenting the panel to the frame will make it always connected to it and moving together with it and show/hide together with it. Anchoring it to the center of the frame and adjusting the size of it would solve most of the problems.
    Last edited by Coldkil; 2013-02-18 at 03:56 PM.

  2. #8702
    Quote Originally Posted by Galm View Post

    Addons used
    Bartender4
    kgPanels
    Omen3
    OmniCC
    PallyPower
    Prat
    Recount
    Shadowed Unitframes
    WeakAuras

    Addons not visible on the picture
    Ardent Defender
    DBM
    gBags
    MSBT
    TidyPlates
    TipTac
    XLootGroup

    Edit: Sacred Shield and Inquisition are on top of each other on my WeakAuras, same goes for Hand spells. Grid would be on top of the chat windows.
    Would it be possible to get this uploaded somewhere?

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    Last edited by Treeston; 2013-02-19 at 10:06 AM.
    A typical raid leader command would be something like "Yo Scrub, why don't you YOLO 1337 yards to the left because the boss's Swag is about to hit us in 3 seconds".
    Quote Originally Posted by KungFuFanta View Post
    Oh my god, a company tries to put some lore flavor into the game mechanics, all is lost, whatever shall we do without a whole 1% of crit or haste.
    Quick, call Ukraine and Russia, let them know to put their conflict on standby because Touch of Elune is BULLSHIT!

  4. #8704
    Alright here's the deal..
    Im currently running this UI http://i.imgur.com/rYT6fhd.jpg
    It's basically an old version of Wullie's suit, with my own modifications. Nothing big, very very simple modifications..

    But I want something different done for my Unitframes, i.e player and target..
    I'd like something like a mix of these 3 styles.
    http://i.imgur.com/G801v.jpg
    http://i.imgur.com/9CTTC.jpg
    http://i.imgur.com/v3St5.jpg

    Kait's would be cool, but I dont need the balls.. So Something like those 3^^ but without balls and stuff like that, and with more better info on mana current/max..


    Is it possible to make that? What would I need?
    - I'm very unskilled with creating my own stuff.

  5. #8705
    Quote Originally Posted by evn View Post
    It's kinda funny to talk to "real nerds" with tweaked out Vim/zsh/etc setups.
    This from the guy that posts a vim-powerline screenshot a few posts later. Sorry sir, you fall into that group too

  6. #8706
    Quote Originally Posted by Mushroomkin View Post
    Alright here's the deal..
    Im currently running this UI http://i.imgur.com/rYT6fhd.jpg
    It's basically an old version of Wullie's suit, with my own modifications. Nothing big, very very simple modifications..

    But I want something different done for my Unitframes, i.e player and target..
    I'd like something like a mix of these 3 styles.
    http://i.imgur.com/G801v.jpg
    http://i.imgur.com/9CTTC.jpg
    http://i.imgur.com/v3St5.jpg

    Kait's would be cool, but I dont need the balls.. So Something like those 3^^ but without balls and stuff like that, and with more better info on mana current/max..


    Is it possible to make that? What would I need?
    - I'm very unskilled with creating my own stuff.
    The last one looks like weakauras at the unitframes, here's a good guide on how to make weakauras 3d models.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K-riKRGwd2s

  7. #8707
    Quote Originally Posted by Rusk View Post
    The last one looks like weakauras at the unitframes, here's a good guide on how to make weakauras 3d models.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K-riKRGwd2s
    I believe they're all made with WeakAuras, but I dont know if theres more to it.

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  10. #8710
    The second one was done with about about weak-auras -- everything you can see except for the portrait. For the portrait I'm 99% sure that was a custom little addon with three functions:
    • Draw a 3d model for target/target
    • target the player when left-clicked
    • show the normal menu when right clicked
    If it wasn't a completely one-off addon then it was KGPanels with a bit of lua -- which is effectively the same thing. In either case the vast majority was weak auras. The "render a 3d portrait for a unit" code cut/paste from either pitbull or stuf. So far as I know there aren't any "just draw a 3d portrait of this unit" addons but I haven't looked very hard either

    The second one does a lot of things really wrong - it looks pretty. It shows very well in a video too. If I were playing on a Mac and recording raids without a UI, I'd probably make something like that as a "fake UI" that I could superimpose for a kill video. to actually use it in combat is kinda rough. It was fine for like farming deathwing at 30% or facerolling 5-man content but it's really bad for doing something "hard".

    The cool stuff (like predicting effective health, highlights for crossing "phase change" HP percentages) can be done in anything. The layout that you see is pretty bloody bad and I'd encourage you to take as little from that as possible (even the pixel fonts are tasteless IMO). The tiny text/icons take too much mental effort to parse. I really need get that "why that ui sucks" thing posted so that nobody feels tempted to copy it.

    --- The first one was a combination of weak auras and (I think) pitbull. Weak auras provided the 3d fancyness for class/buff/debuff and then pitbull was the text/click target/etc. I recall that the font was Gotham edited to include small-caps because wow doesn't do advanced typography (kait is very clever when it comes to things like that).

    I think that approach is probably better for the typical person -- let an existing unit frame addon do the bulk of the lifting and then "enhance" it with weak aura. Trying to replace it wholesale is a difficult task. It's not obvious at first, but you're left to do a lot of work that is normally covered by your unit frames (like handling clicks, menus, entering/exiting vehicles, possessing mobs, etc). Without learning a fair bit about lua and how WoWAPI works it's probably not something you'd be able to pull off any other way. Maybe it'd be possible with RDX but I haven't played with that since like BWL was end-game and I doubt it would be any less learning if it still exists.

    This from the guy that posts a vim-powerline screenshot a few posts later. Sorry sir, you fall into that group too
    I don't use the term to be derogatory, I just mean to identify the "nerds among nerds". I like to imagine myself in that group but I suspect I'm probably not that clever. I admit to being one of those people with a tricked-out shell setup that was done to "maximize efficiency" while actually writing maybe 30 lines of good code per day. Truth is: it really is just fun to play with sometimes.
    Last edited by evn; 2013-02-19 at 03:51 AM.
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  11. #8711
    All those animations look really badass if you idle but if you are raiding, there are so much effects that these animations are useless. Apart from this they have mostly no information. Rothar's UI is in MY oppinion the only UI which handle the animations well.

  12. #8712
    Quote Originally Posted by Mushroomkin View Post
    Alright here's the deal..
    Im currently running this UI http://i.imgur.com/rYT6fhd.jpg
    It's basically an old version of Wullie's suit, with my own modifications. Nothing big, very very simple modifications..

    But I want something different done for my Unitframes, i.e player and target..
    I'd like something like a mix of these 3 styles.
    http://i.imgur.com/G801v.jpg
    http://i.imgur.com/9CTTC.jpg
    http://i.imgur.com/v3St5.jpg
    The first one is a screenshot from me. Basically it is just Stuf unit frames for the all the text and the circles are made with WeakAuras. The animations are just for looks and to provide a background for the most important information on a unitframe for me, target and player health percentage. In a raid environment, all I need from unitframes is percentage health on myself and target and my mana status. Everything else is just unnecessary. Showing target name and such helps outside of raid combat though.

    I like the UI in that screenshot, which is an UI I copied from Kait. It shows everything that needs to be shown to play at the highest level and yet keeps it very pretty and clean. The only thing in the UI that is just for prettiness is the animations on the circles. I don't use the animations to display any information. You could just have a plain background color under the health text but I don't feel the animations take away my focus or clutter the screen and they make the UI look good, in my opinion.

  13. #8713
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    Will post a SS of my UI when I get home, but first a problem I have, Im using click through bars on Bartender to show some cooldowns. I would use weakauras but is there any way to Masque weakaura icons? Or any other alternative as I don't really like using bartender for it!

    Thanks in advance

  14. #8714
    Quote Originally Posted by Jaja View Post
    Will post a SS of my UI when I get home, but first a problem I have, Im using click through bars on Bartender to show some cooldowns. I would use weakauras but is there any way to Masque weakaura icons? Or any other alternative as I don't really like using bartender for it!

    Thanks in advance
    http://www.wowinterface.com/download...ons-Crisp.html

  15. #8715
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    I quite like what I have done with darkened textures.
    Took a long time but I added in a lot that were missing, moved around and added my own flare.



    Please, all advice and help is loved.

  16. #8716
    Brewmaster Monk UI: http://img28.imageshack.us/img28/251...1913130127.jpg

    My back is against a wall here before people start asking me to zoom out. Any suggestions for improvement?

  17. #8717
    I'm not quite an active poster, although i do read this forum on the daily. heres what I'm using. You're going to have to put in the periods for dots since i don't have link privileges yet
    Last edited by Treeston; 2013-02-19 at 05:58 PM.

  18. #8718
    Quote Originally Posted by solvexx View Post
    I quite like what I have done with darkened textures.
    Took a long time but I added in a lot that were missing, moved around and added my own flare.

    Please, all advice and help is loved.
    I play a ret paladin for PvE because I fail at PvP in general with every character, but I want you're UI.

  19. #8719
    Quote Originally Posted by solvexx View Post
    *SNIP*
    I love watching Solvexx's paladin movies (makes me wanna level one) all the QQ over rets being "useless" has been proved to be wrong in these videos. yes you have some uptime buffs to manage but so did feral in wrath / cata and now (ofc its "easier" now) but still. Nice UI to solv ^^ really nice and clean and keep the ret videos coming. Love them all.

  20. #8720
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    Quote Originally Posted by solvexx View Post
    I quite like what I have done with darkened textures.
    Took a long time but I added in a lot that were missing, moved around and added my own flare.



    Please, all advice and help is loved.
    I love your damage font text, what is it!? - EDIT: Nvm, it's Hooge.

    Also, what's the name of the RBG addon? I've forgotten.

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