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Lost Depths (8.1.5)
High Isle (8.0.0)
Updated:04/10/23 05:38 PM
Created:04/01/14 07:05 AM
Monthly downloads:6,402
Total downloads:1,188,081
Favorites:1,095
MD5:
8.3.5
pChat (Chat customization & help: look/notification/sound/automation/history)  Popular! (More than 5000 hits)
Version: 10.0.3.5
by: Puddy, Ayantir, Baertram, DesertDwellers
pChat

Please logout and backup your SavedVariables regularly!
pChat will update and support server dependent settings + histories!

The SavedVariables backup reminder will remind you once a week and after APIversion changes, and can be disabled in the Backup settings submenu.


pChat is an addon to overhaul the way text is displayed in the chatbox, make your chat customizable as it should be
pChat was not created to work properly with the gamepad input mode! It may work if you play in gamepad input mode but using the keyboard chat mode (ingame settings), but please do not report any bugs if you use the gamepad input mode! Switch to keyboard input mode instead if you want to use pChat.

The original author of this addon were: Puddy & Ayantir
Modified by: DesertDwellers (maintainer before Baertram) and many other addon devs.
Current maintainer: Baertram (since 1st December 2019)
-> Please do not ask for new features. I'm only maintaining this addon to keep it functional and alive.


Needed libraries/dependencies
-LibAddonMenu 2
-LibAddonMenu - Sound slider Widget <--- ATTENTION: NEW DEPENDENCY! 2022-04-10
-LibMainMenu-2.0 (do not confuse with LibMainMenu)
-LibMediaProvider
-LibCustomMenu
-LibDebugLogger

Optionally using these libraries (which must be installed seperately):
-LibChatMessage in version 93 or higher!
-LibAnnyoingUpdateNotificationInGame (Launig)
-Custom Titles



Addons description


Features
  • Character/Account names : Because in your guild chat you won't see @JohnTheRipper but Bugnark gro-Moshul, pChat replace account names with Character Names. Customizable by guild, groupe, normal chat. [email protected] and @AccountName/Playername available too.

  • Copy Text : You want to copy your chat ? Right click, and Ctrl+C

  • Anti-Spam : Bored of LFG, WTB and other flooding players ? AntiSpam without any configuration

  • Resizing Chatbox : Got a Full HD screen or more ? So let's resize your chatbox up to fullscreen

  • Timestamps : For the ones who like precision, now all messages got their timestamps. Hightly customizable to show your desired format. 11:43 PM or 23:43:12, choose the one you like.

  • No more whisper missed : A whisper : A sound. Visual
    notification if you want it too.

  • [21:08] [pChat] [Ayantir]: Because chat should be easy to read : Timestamps, From Info and messages can be colorized as you like

  • Rename your Guilds Chans : Guild Tag or Officer one, each channel can be renamed

  • French / German translations : Russian & Spanish Translations too

  • Exit /g1, /say, /o1 : Click on chat, timestamp, channel name, and pChat will set your channel to the one you clicked on

  • Chat history : No more chat wiped when you'll reloadUI. Also include a restore history when you logout, get kicked or disconnect.

  • New Fonts embedded : 15 new fonts if you don't like the default one. And you can add the one you want too.

  • Darker chat window : If your eyes need a little help to improve your chat reading, and if you don't like background it can also be always transparent.
  • Define your own messages via /msg slash command : Define messages (long text) which you are able to quick post using a !<tag>, e.g. !ts + return key in the chat editbox: Will post the TeamSpeak server host/IP and login data information to chat. Often used with !ga to post guild advertisement texts.
  • Integrated addon "Chat Mentions" and other features : Enable sounds and visual mentioning of your character/account.
    Show the currently typed character count at the chat window header bar.
    Show the last time you have posted something to the zone chat at the chat window header bar.
    Addon and features provided by: Coorbin


  • And many other features : Redundant information like "says" are optionally removed, Prevent chat text from fading, Set default channel & tab at login, Strip Colors to avoid Raimbow Messages, Automatic Party Switching, Remove Brackets on Player Names, Change Tab color, Automatic chat configuration between chars, No Guild reorganization when you leave a guild, System Messages in the tab you have chozen, Keybinds to switch between tabs and toggle chat window, Automated messages system, Party Leader own color, Clear current tab, Auto switch channel when using arrow keys, Configurable switches for channels


Missing a feature? Have a look at the "Other chat addons" section below






Options menu to setup the addon : In Settings > Addon Settings > pChat ("Extensions" in French and "Erweiterungen" in German)



Known Issues :
-Do not use a keybind that uses Alt. For example, Alt+Shift+x, Alt+Ctrl+x, all keybinds without Alt are good.
-If you get an error message first read and apply the information from above, written below the headline
After updating pChat please be sure to check the subfolder "lib" is not there anymore. If it is still there: Delete it!


Any problems : Please let me know with a comment or a PM.
Please read the sticky comment (first comment) before posting a bug!


Important information:
Chat addons cannot work properly if the CrownStore is open! This is due to ZOs restrictions to protect the crown store against changes via addons and affects the chat as well.


Other chat addons
FCOChatTabBrain: Auto switch multiple chat tabs upon incoming messges, remember last chat channel at each tab, automatically change chat channels to last incoming one upon pressing <chat start> (RETURN) key, redirect whisper messages, play sound notifications on messages (keywords, friends, group, leaders, guilds), auto switch to group, and many more features.


If your chat addon needs to be compatible with pChat
The CHAT_ROUTER:RegisterMessageFormatter only allows 1 function for each EVENT_CHAT_* callback function!
If you assign it new you'll overwrite exisitng ones!
So ALWAYS please check if any other chat addon is enabled, add these other known chat addons to your manifest txt ## OptionalDependsOn: list so the other addons load before your addon, and afterwards "post hook", or manually post hook, the other message formatter callback function -> See example for pChat below.
ATENTION: pChat uses the EVENT_PLAYER_ACTIVATED callback to register the message formatters! If you want to post hook it you MUST do that after your own EVENT_PLAYER_ACTIVATED callback! Using EVENT_ADD_ON_LOADED will make pChat overwrite your callback function again (and it's no good to use EVENT_ADD_ON_LOADED here as the chat is ready first after first called EVENT_PLAYER_ACTIVATED)!

Example code for your EVENT_PLAYER_ACTIVATED callback function, for the chat message formatter of EVENT_CHAT_MESSAGE_CHANNEL
Lua Code:
  1. local function myChatHandlersMessageChannelReceiver(channelID, from, text, isCustomerService, fromDisplayName)
  2.         --your chat EVENT_CHAT_MESSAGE_CHANNEL callback function
  3.     end
  4.     --For the example OR - Wrapper function for the existing EVENT_CHAT_MESSAGE_CHANNEL callbackFunction    
  5.     local function myOnChatMessageChannelWrapper(messageText)
  6.        local messageTextNew = messageText
  7.        --Do whatever you need with the messageText passed in from original function
  8.        return messageTextNew
  9.     end
  10.  
  11.  
  12.     if pChat == nil then
  13.         --pChat is not loaded: Add your own handler to the CHAT_ROUTER
  14.         --I'd always check if any other chat addon is active though and maybe thus always add the code below, even if pChat is not loaded
  15.         --as it will keep exisitng callback functions of other addons or event add to the original vanilla chat formatter callback function
  16.         CHAT_ROUTER:RegisterMessageFormatter(EVENT_CHAT_MESSAGE_CHANNEL, myChatHandlersMessageChannelReceiver)
  17.     else
  18.         --pChat is loaded
  19.         --!!!ATTENTION!!!
  20.         --Do the following at EVENT_PLAYER_ACTIVATED after pChat has set CHAT_ROUTER:RegisterMessageFormatter(EVENT_CHAT_MESSAGE_CHANNEL, pChatChatHandlersMessageChannelReceiver)
  21.         --Get all chat formatters. Table formatters will contain the different chat event entries, like EVENT_CHAT_MESSAGE_CHANNEL now
  22.         local formatters = CHAT_ROUTER:GetRegisteredMessageFormatters()
  23.         --Get the chat callback function for EVENT_CHAT_MESSAGE_CHANNEL of pChat
  24.         local originalpChatFormatter = formatters[EVENT_CHAT_MESSAGE_CHANNEL]
  25.         if originalpChatFormatter then
  26.  
  27.            --Either:
  28.             --Post Hook pChat's EVENT_CHAT_MESSAGE_CHANNEL callbackFunction by re-applying the own handler function
  29.             --which first calls pChat's function, and then your own code
  30.             CHAT_ROUTER:RegisterMessageFormatter(EVENT_CHAT_MESSAGE_CHANNEL, function(...)
  31.                 local messageTextOfpChatHandler = originalpChatFormatter(...)
  32.                 --Do something with messageTextOfpChatHandler if you need to
  33.                 return myChatHandlersMessageChannelReceiver(...)
  34.             end)
  35.  
  36.           --Or:
  37.           --As the callback function of EVENT_CHAT_MESSAGE_CHANNEL returns  Instead of a manual posthook your could also define your own "wrapper" function around the original function
  38.           CHAT_ROUTER:RegisterMessageFormatter(EVENT_CHAT_MESSAGE_CHANNEL , function(...)
  39.                     return myOnChatMessageChannelWrapper(originalpChatFormatter (...))
  40.                 end)          
  41.  
  42.         end
  43.     end



Special Thanks to :
Seerah for LibAddonMenu & Garkin for his Help
Phidias, Kirix & Toperharrier, Baertram for their translations
and Puddy for his original work


Contribute / Help / Fix:
If you want to contribute, help or fix feel free to send Github pull requests:
pChat at GitHub
- Maintained by Baertram. Please do not ask for new features. I'll just keep the addon running. Thanks for your support -

Changelog:


## v10.0.3.5 ## 2023-04-11
Attention: New dependency needed. LibAddonMenu-SoundSlider widget. Check the pChat addon description for the link
-Fixed system messages rawLines saving duplicate timestamps
-Added chat copy UI buttons to enable/disable all filters, non-guild (zones, say, whisper, ...) and guild filters
You need to press "Apply filter" button after clicking these new buttons, they only affect the checkboxes marked/unmarked!
-Fixed Corbin's chat mention coloring :housing: chat links for own send messages


## v10.0.3.4 ## 2022-12-27
Fix a lua error message that coudl occur within the ChatMentions code (function pChat.alreadyHasColorize)

## v10.0.3.3 ## 2022-12-22
Fix chat transparency compatibility with Perfect Pixel addon

## v10.0.3.2 ## 2022-11-20
-Updated dependency versions
-Added ZH zone chat channels and settings for Chinese zone chat

## v10.0.3.1 ## 2022-11-06
-Updated API and dependencies
-Fixed whisper IMlabel not closing if manually switching to whisper tab
-Fixed chat text fade out with fresh install/new SavedVariables not working properly
-Added new settings for customizable chat text fade out start time, and duration time
-Changed "characters entered" label to only show if some characters are entered at the chat editbox (stop showing the 0/350 label)

## v10.0.3.0 ## 2022-06-15
pChat 10.0.3.0
-Fixed whisper IM label/close button not clickable
-Fixed QuickChat messages not showing

## v10.0.2.9 ## 2022-05-15
-Added PTS High Isle support
-Added Spanish language support
-Fixed chat auto minimize
-Added some performance tweaks

## v10.0.2.7 ## 2021-12-23 Merry Christmas
-Removed debug messages
-Added new settings submenu at the "Chat options" -> submenu "Chat window": Thanks to Coorbin!
--Show typed character count (and /350 as max chars) at the chat window header bar
--Show [email protected]<last time posted to zone chat) at the chat window header bar. This can help to keep track if you have already posted a chat advertisement/guild recruit message. Will reset with zone change!

-Removed old changelg prior to versin 10.0.0.0 as it was slowing down the changelog window a lot.

## v10.0.2.6 ## 2021-11-15
-#12 Fixed spam message checking for non-set (nil) timestamps of self send messages (e.g. WT messages)

## v10.0.2.5 ## 2021-11-03
-Fixed guild name format not remembering value in some situations

## v10.0.2.4 ## 2021-11-02
-API version updated
-Local speed up variables added
-Fixed name format (@account / char / ...) to use 1 table -> stripped redundancy
-Fixed name format to migrate old "guild name strings" instead of "guildId" from non-server to server dependent SavedVariables

## v10.0.2.3 ## 2021-09-16
--Updated API, removed old one
--Chat message channel switch to group channel. Thanks to LasherasGH!

## v10.0.2.2 ## 2021-06-22
-Fixed error message for new pChat users, which had no SV to migrate to server dependent values yet

## v10.0.2.1 ## 2021-06-20
-Fixed ChatMentions global leaking variable "news"
-Moved ChatMentions code to subtable pChat.ChatMentions

## v10.0.2.0 ## 2021-06-19
-Changed the SavedVariables to Server dependent ones: Means NA and EU server will save different settings and histories now.
Your current "non-server dependent" settings will be automatically copied to the server you login (NA, EU, PTS).
On-screen and chat messages, as well as LibDebugLogger messages (in the DebugLogViewer UI if you use this) will show you what was migrated and as it finished (2 automatic reloadUIs should happen during the migration process).

Attention: You are able to delete the non-server dependent (old) SavedVariables, to clean up the SV file s ize and increase the loading times, by using the chat slag command /pchatdeleteoldsv
BUT: Do NOT use this command before having logged in to ALL of the servers you play on! These non-server dependent settings are used as the copy base for the different servers. Copying SV from e.g. server NA to EU is not possible! So FIRST login to each server you play on, enable pChat and the dependencies, watch the screen for the migration messages and the reloaduis until it says finished.
After having migrated all servers you can use the slash command to delete the old SV file contents.

## v10.0.1.5 ##
-Changed backup reminder dialog to show gamepad dialog as well

## v10.0.1.4 ##
-Updated API to Blackwood
-Fixed settings menu to show the new CTRL+backspace settings proper: Chat options -> Chat Window -> Chat edit box
-Updated dependency versions
-Added a "Backup your SavedVariables" reminder. It will be shown once weekly or if the game's APIversion changes.
Please backup your SV at least once weekly as the pChat SV structures will change in the future and if migration will fail you will need a file to go back to.

You are able to disable the SV backup reminder in the settings at the Backup submenu.

## v10.0.1.3 ##
-Removed LibMainMenu
->You will need to install LibMainMenu-2.0 now!
-Added new setting to use CTRL+backspace to delete a whole word in the chat edit box (Thanks to Dolgubon)


## v10.0.1.2 ##
-Fixed copy dialog
-Changed copy dialog to disable filter checkboxes and labels for non filtered chat channels

## v10.0.1.1 ##
-Updated Russian translations -> Thanks to ivann339!
-Fixed chat copy dialog messing up the HUD/HUD_UI scenes
-Added keybind: "Copy whole chat (dialog)"
-Updated API version
-Updated needed library LibMainMenu to version 9

## v10.0.1.0 ##
Fixed
Copy dialog (still scene bug active)

Changed
-API version to Markarth
-Dependency versions needed: LibMainMenu v9, LibCustomMenu v694

Added
-Chat mentions by Coorbin, thanks for including this into pChat!


## v10.0.0.5 ##
Removed duplicate constants for the automated messages, hidden in pChat.lua file

## v10.0.0.4 ##
Fixed translations of the automated messages dialog, which you are bale to spawn via the /msg chat slash command

## v10.0.0.3 ##
After some users were not able to find the name format dropdown boxes for guilds and groups in the chat channel submenus, and thought the name format setting in the chat message submenu would apply to all chat messages:
Changed the settings so that the "name format" dropdown boxes for guild and group are also shown (duplicate) in the "message options"->"names in messages" submenu.

Hopefully the "bug reports" stop now as you will find them all at one spot :-)

## v10.0.0.2 ##
Fixed:
-Automated messages keybind and chat comamnd /msg will show the UI again

## v10.0.0.1 ##
Fixed:
-Timestamps and other formatting re-added for system mesages
-Timestamps and other formatting re-added for system mesages send by LibChatMessage (thanks sirinsidiator)
Attention: If you got the addon "DebugLogViewer" enabled the debug messages of addons will be ONLY shown in the DebugLogViewer UI/Quicklog UI, and NOT in the normal chat anymore! This is normal and an intended behaviour.
-Chat tab switch to default chat tab, after login

Added:
-Settings to enable/disable the chat format handlers (colors, timestamps, names, etc.).
You can find these settings as new submenu inside the "Message settings" submenu.
The following chat handlers can be enable/disabled:
  • System messages
  • Group left
  • Group type change
  • Friends list online status
  • Ignore list added
  • Ignore list removed
Standard setting value is: Enabled
You can use them to disable the chat formatters for e.g. online status and thus fix problems with other addons like "No Thank You".
You MUST reload the UI to change these settings so be sure to do so after changing the checkboxe values.



## v10.0.0.0 ## File split and code cleanup by sirinsidiator! Many thanks
-New dependencies were added:
-LibCustomMenu
-LibDebugLogger

--Fixed:
--#4 Sound notifications for incoming whispers were not played
--#5 Changing the slider for the chat background "flickers" sometimes (resets the color to black and then to the chosen one)
--Updated and corrected settings menu texts and tooltips

--Changed:
--Cleanup by sirinsidiator: Rewrite of some functions and removed overwritten ZOs function code + split into several files
--Removed redundant/non working/not needed code
--Many code improvements
--Settings menu totally changed to use less space on main menu page but use mroe submenus; moved related settings together into the same submenus

--Added:
--Description and tooltip to eso standard color and pChat color settings menu
--Added chat color darkening/lightening for NON ESO colors as well + added new sliders to change the values
--Added chat channel filter checkboxes to the copy chat dialog
--Added support for /zoneru chat

--Added on request:
--New setting: Chat channel will be automatically changed to /party if you port/reloadui to/in a dungeon, and if you are grouped. This is a new sub-setting of the "Enable Party Switch" setting.
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LibAddonMenu - Sound slider widget https://www.esoui.com/downloads/info...dget.html#info



Please backup your SavedVariables regularly. Logout of the game before doing this! pChat will update and support server dependent settings + histories!
The SavedVariables backup reminder will remind you after APIversion changes, and can be disabled in the Backup settings submenu.


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[Troubleshooting AddOn install/find & reporting errors]

Be sure to read the "known bugs" and "incompatibility" list inside this sticky comment here first (further down!).
This might already fix your problems.

After this click the link "Troubleshooting AddOn install/find & reporting errors" below and follow the information how to correctly report a bug here.

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Read this first: [Troubleshooting AddOn install/find & reporting errors]
Especially the sections "lua error messages" and "How to report a lua error message/a bug to the developers"
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  • Did you update ALL the needed dependencies and other addons?
  • Did you test with ONLY the pChat addon & needed dependencies enabled, and is it working then (most probably another addon interfers then)?
  • What other addons did you use as the error happened and please find out which of them is causing the error by disableing them oner after another (if only pChat enabled works fine)?
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Library "libChat2" was removed from this addon.
-> Please delete it, and all other "libChat" occurences (watch the lower l as first character! Do not delete LibChat* libraries like LibChatMessage!). Also LibGardfield counts as libChat and needs to be deinstalled!
-> from your AddOns and subfolders, as they are non-functional anymore since 2019 and cause errors and problems with many other chat related addons.



Known bugs:
  1. My chat colors, name and other formatting is not working.
    Logout!
    Remove old libraries from your other AddOns' folders and subfolderss where you are sure the libs are outdated or broken (e.g. LibMainMenu, libChat, libChat2, libChat3 -> libChat is broken so do not use or install it any longer!).
    Update all your libraries/dependencies (especially chat related ones like LibChatMessage).
    Read more about libraries/dependencies and installing/updating them here:
    https://www.esoui.com/forums/showthread.php?t=9149
    https://wiki.esoui.com/Libraries
  2. Whisper messages sometimes do not show the @accountName even though the settings are set to @accountName/charName or charName/@accountName.
    I cannot find a way to reproduce this constantly. Seems as if the ESO source code is not providing the @accountName constantly to the event as the whisperMessage was received. As it's only a visual bug I may work on this in the future, if I find a way to reproduce it 100%



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https://github.com/Baertram/pChat/ar...at_guildId.zip
Attention: After opening the ZIP archive be sure to ONLY extract the subfolder "pChat" in the the folder "pChat-pChat_guildId". Do not extract the whole folders into your /live/AddOns directory!
Your live/AddOns dir must look like this afterwards:
Code:
/Elder Scrolls Online/live/AddOns/pChat/pChat.txt

Other chat addons
FCOChatTabBrain: Auto switch multiple chat tabs upon incoming messges, remember last chat channel at each tab, automatically change chat channels to last incoming one upon pressing <chat start> (RETURN) key, redirect whisper messages, play sound notifications on messages (keywords, friends, group, leaders, guilds), auto switch to group, and many more features.


Cleaning non-server dependent SavedVariables
Attention: You are able to delete the non-server dependent (old) SavedVariables, to clean up the SV file size and decrease the loading times, by using the chat slash command /pchatdeleteoldsv
BUT: Do NOT use this command before having logged in to ALL of the servers you play on! These non-server dependent settings are used as the copy base for the different servers. Copying SV from e.g. server NA to EU is not possible! So FIRST login to each server you play on, enable pChat and the dependencies, watch the screen for the migration messages and the reloaduis until it says finished.
After having migrated all servers you can use the slash command to delete the old SV file contents.
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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Feedback

Yes, I know that all, I'm around here since 2014 please just answer my questions so I know what I need to find the bug.
So I understood you are not using RUEso then.

Originally Posted by NordPaladin
Originally Posted by Baertram
That's from LibAddonMenu. I'll have a look after vacations, maybe an issue with your client language. Is this Russian?
The developer has officially translated the game into Russian. RuESO modification does not translate anything else, but only makes the game with localization more comfortable.
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Re: Re: Re: Re: Feedback

Originally Posted by Baertram
That's from LibAddonMenu. I'll have a look after vacations, maybe an issue with your client language. Is this Russian?
The developer has officially translated the game into Russian. RuESO modification does not translate anything else, but only makes the game with localization more comfortable.
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Re: Re: Re: Feedback

That's from LibAddonMenu. I'll have a look after vacations, maybe an issue with your client language. Is this Russian?
And are you using the Eso default Russian translations or any custom addon like ESOru?
Originally Posted by NordPaladin
Originally Posted by Baertram
And what recall Button do you talk about please, that crashes the game client?
In the upper right corner, on the main settings page. https://i.ibb.co/D4jXwvz/gfhjh.jpg
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Re: Re: Feedback

Originally Posted by Baertram
And what recall Button do you talk about please, that crashes the game client?
In the upper right corner, on the main settings page. https://i.ibb.co/D4jXwvz/gfhjh.jpg
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Re: Feedback

Check the addon settings please, it's in the guild submenu, same as group settings are at the group submenu. Should be at chat channel settings if I remember correctly.
There is the same dropdown to choose between character, account or both.

And what recall Button do you talk about please, that crashes the game client?

Originally Posted by NordPaladin
1. I did not find the option in the settings how to make the guild chat display the ID name of the accounts, and not the name of the player characters. In the group, my name is displayed by the ID of the account name.

2. If you click on the "recall" button in the settings, it will cause the crash of the game client. (a window about the error report will appear.)

I had to remove the addon, since I'm used to seeing the players' account ID in the chat. A topic with a copy of a message is a good thing. But additional features spoil the addon.
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Unhappy Feedback

1. I did not find the option in the settings how to make the guild chat display the ID name of the accounts, and not the name of the player characters. In the group, my name is displayed by the ID of the account name.

2. If you click on the "recall" button in the settings, it will cause the crash of the game client. (a window about the error report will appear.)

I had to remove the addon, since I'm used to seeing the players' account ID in the chat. A topic with a copy of a message is a good thing. But additional features spoil the addon.
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Originally Posted by Baertram
And again, as asked in all of my addons, and mentioned in around 100000comments as well at the sticky comment at the top of the addon


Did you test if this happens with only pChat enabled and are you able to rebuild it than or does it only happen with other addons enabled?
Thank you.

If you read the past years comments you'll find similar issues reported and it always was because of other addons interfering.
I personally never had this happen so far, so sorry I cannot fix this if other addons are the cause.

Sometimes resetting the pChat SavedVariables also helps, if you for example have enabled the chat settings synchronisation to any of your chars and that char's data is corrupt or was changed some way, due to other addons.
Or if you have changed screen resolution, scaling, etc.

If you guys provide me an example I can rebuild, like with chat settings sync to char 1 and screen resolution 1920x1200 and fullscreen mode, and always happenign with only pChat enabled or pChat and <otheraddon name 1> enabled (and that other addon's settings x set to value y) I will work on this and try to find a fix.

Thanks for your understanding that addons are client dependant and your addons installed, enabled and their settings are the cause of many issues, so you always have to do the legwork on your end and provide me ways to reproduce that with a simple setup and settings, so I can kinda copy, test, debug and fix it at my "client side" the same way.
Ah so it's a known issue with an unknown culprit, got it.
I thought maybe it's an isolated case since it has not been dealt with for so long and so many updates.
At least now I know something regarding this even if it's not a way to fix it. Sadly I can't spare any time on looking for the conflict, there are a lot happening in my life rn. All the best!
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Originally Posted by Mr.Envy
Sometimes when I log in, my chat acts funny like this:

If I click to drag on any of the edges, the size gets reset back to normal (the way I had it set up).
It happens pretty often, the chat window has all kind of different sizes. Any way to fix this? It's been happening for a while now and it gets annoying
And again, as asked in all of my addons, and mentioned in around 100000comments as well at the sticky comment at the top of the addon


Did you test if this happens with only pChat enabled and are you able to rebuild it than or does it only happen with other addons enabled?
Thank you.

If you read the past years comments you'll find similar issues reported and it always was because of other addons interfering.
I personally never had this happen so far, so sorry I cannot fix this if other addons are the cause.

Sometimes resetting the pChat SavedVariables also helps, if you for example have enabled the chat settings synchronisation to any of your chars and that char's data is corrupt or was changed some way, due to other addons.
Or if you have changed screen resolution, scaling, etc.

If you guys provide me an example I can rebuild, like with chat settings sync to char 1 and screen resolution 1920x1200 and fullscreen mode, and always happenign with only pChat enabled or pChat and <otheraddon name 1> enabled (and that other addon's settings x set to value y) I will work on this and try to find a fix.

Thanks for your understanding that addons are client dependant and your addons installed, enabled and their settings are the cause of many issues, so you always have to do the legwork on your end and provide me ways to reproduce that with a simple setup and settings, so I can kinda copy, test, debug and fix it at my "client side" the same way.
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Sometimes when I log in, my chat acts funny like this:

If I click to drag on any of the edges, the size gets reset back to normal (the way I had it set up).
It happens pretty often, the chat window has all kind of different sizes. Any way to fix this? It's been happening for a while now and it gets annoying
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Re: found incompatibility looks like

Originally Posted by Marazota
found incompatibility looks like

option in No, Thank you! addon Block friends status alerts do not work if in pChat we have CHAT FORMAT HANDLERS ON

its intended or a bug?
Normal, no bug. ZOs changed chat handlers to only allow 1.
Several addons using the same handlers for chat, or friends, or whatever cannot work in combination unless one develops them to work in combination.
As in the past "No Thank You" was blocking some stuff at "load of addon", and pChat is applying it's handlers at "player activated" (Which happens later as the chat is ready) it was not compatible with pChat, and I guess it was never changed in No Thank You to check for pChat and make it compatible until now.

Other chat related addons already did add compatibility, maybe "No Thank You" can do it too. If the developer is interested in, he can contact me via PM e.g.
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found incompatibility looks like

found incompatibility looks like

option in No, Thank you! addon Block friends status alerts do not work if in pChat we have CHAT FORMAT HANDLERS ON

its intended or a bug?
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Clicking on Guild Name No Longer Works

Hello!

OK NM. I checked and found I was missing a dependency that was required last year for pchat. Not sure why it just started going wonky but I added that dependency and now all is well.

<strike> I used to always click, in chat, on my guild name and it would bring me into guild chat. Now it brings my to local chat with Say.

So I could easily jump from guild chat to guild chat, responding to people just by clicking on the guild name of the person who had a question. But instead of taking me directly between guilds, I'm put into the local Say. Then I have to remember or do /g1 /g2 whatever to find the guild that needs a reply.

This just started happening in the past month. </strike>
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Thanks!
I think I foudn where Corbin had added the self posted text colors and will be able to detect the housing links and skip it then.
Thank you very much, it's not breaking anymore.
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Yes, I can do that.

Btw the game shows the needed dependencies in the addon list too, so you always can see them there and know what to enable.
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