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Votan's Improved Locations  Popular! (More than 5000 hits)
Version: 1.22.3
by: votan [More]
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On one hand, the "Locations" tab of the world-map does what it needs to do and all locations fit on screen without scrollbar.
On the other hand, it looks very bare and squeezed. Pseudo locations like "Tamriel" and "Aurbis" are mixed together with locations of all alliances, just in alphabetic order.

This add-on improves the "Locations" tab of the world-map window.
  • It adds a Most-Recent-Used list (MRU) to the top. Your currently last visited locations are the top five. (Similar to "Faster Travel", because it is an obvious useful feature )
  • The locations are grouped by alliance and your character's alliance will be the first, then Cadwell Silver, Gold.
  • Since 1.2.0 you can enable showing zone level. <= Obsolete since "One Tamriel"
  • Since 1.3.0 you can enable showing "All Alliances" zones on top (below recent list).
  • Since 1.8.0 gamepad mode support.
  • Since 2.20.0 A re-written version of "Survey the World" from manavortex, with her permission.

Alliances are indicated by the icons: Scrolls, moon and sun. The scrolls indicate your character's main alliance, the crescent moon indicates Cadwell's Silver alliance, and the sun indicates Cadwell's Gold alliance. (Which is why Coldharbour is a scroll - since you only do that for the main alliance.)
The book with a down arrow indicates DLC/Chapters. The tower is for PvP zones.
The numbers indicate story order/DLC release order.

To Do
- none
version 1.22.3:
- Update for "Necrom".
- New zones.

version 1.22.2:
- location data update.
- API bump.

version 1.22.1:
- Fixed issue with Accurate World Map on login.

version 1.22.0:
- Fixed error after porting to another zone.

version 1.21.9:
- Update to French translation. Thanks to @lexo1000.

version 1.21.8:
- Update to French translation. Thanks to @lexo1000.
- Compatibility with "Accurate World Map".

version 1.21.7:
- Sorting zones by story will sort DLC zone in order of release, too.

version 1.21.6:
- Strip articles from location names for better sorting and shorter German names.
- Russian translation update. Thanks to @lucelem.

version 1.21.5:
- Update to API 100033 "Markarth".

version 1.21.4:
- Update to API 100032 "Stonethorn".

version 1.21.3:
- Russian translation by @mychaelo.

version 1.21.2:
- Update to API 100031 "Greymoor".
- Fixed Wrothgar treasure maps. (Hopefully) Reported by @azzazzellice.
- Added nil check for gamepad mode. Reported by @Xanlin.

version 1.21.1:
- Forgotten to test with PTS.

version 1.21.0:
- Changed the way to identify the location a survery to work with Alik'r in English and French as well.
- Show type of survey instead of generic scroll.

version 1.20.1:
- Fixed zone name multi-language localization stuff for the survey the world. At least working for English, German and French, now.

version 1.20.0:
- New option: Show Recent List.
- New option: Alternative Alliance Assignment.
- New extension: Survey The World with permission of @manavortex.

version 1.12.2:
- Update to API 100029 "Dragonhold".

version 1.12.1:
- Update to API 100028 "Scalebreaker".

version 1.12.0:
- Cache strings. Lua likes that.

version 1.11.0:
- Update to API 100027 "Elsweyr".
- Fixed minor issue with recent list of new characters if favorites are enabled.
- Favorite toggle button available in sub-zones, too.
- Show Favorite toggle button at location tab, only. Gamepad users: Tell me, if it works as intended.

version 1.10.2:
- Update to API 100026 "Wrathstone".

version 1.10.1:
- API bump 100025 "Murkmire".

version 1.10.0:
- Update to API 100024 "Wolfhunter".
- Update to LibAddonMenu rev. 26.
- New library load structure.

version 1.9.4:
- API bump 100023 "Summerset".

version 1.9.3:
- Update to french localization. Thanks to @lexo1000.

version 1.9.2:
- Fixed assigned keybind not working.

version 1.9.1:
- API bump for "Dragon Bones".

version 1.9.0:
- Allow to mark maps as farvorite.

version 1.8.4:
- API bump for Clockwork City.
- Update to LAM rev 25.

version 1.8.3:
- API bump for Horns of the Reach.

version 1.8.2:
- Update to french localization. Thanks to @lexo1000.

version 1.8.1:
- Localization. Thanks to @lexo1000 for french translation.
- Added nil checks, just to be sure, for reported error.

version 1.8.0:
- ESO 2.7 'Homestead' ready.
- Gamepad support. (Not fully tested, due to lack of controller)

version 1.7.1:
- Fixed issue with Recent List.
- Found renamed World image.

version 1.7.0:
- API 100017: ESO 2.6 'One Tamriel' ready.
- Update to LAM2 rev 22.

version 1.6.0:
- ESO 2.5 "Shadows of the Hist" ready.
- Removed API 100014 code.
- Code cleanup: Use original hook points to allow other addons to hook into map selection.
- Update to LibStub rev 4.
- Update to LAM2 r20.2.

version v1.5.0:
- Update to LAM2 r20
- ESO 2.4 (Dark Brotherhood) support

version 1.4.3:
- Fixed error-by-copy, which prevents Wrothgar from been added to recent list. ups ;)

version 1.4.2:
- ESO 2.3 (Thieves Guild)
* Still working in ESO 2.2 (Orsinium) as "out-dated", which is in fact "pre-dated" or use Fast API.
- Update to LAM2 r19

version 1.4.1:
- ESO 2.2 (Orsinium)
- removed old 100012 code

version 1.4.0:
- ESO 2.2 (Orsinium) ready: Wrothgar

version 1.3.1:
- Updated APIVersion to 100012

version 1.3.0:
- New option: Allow to show "All Alliances" category on top. Default: Off
- ESO 2.1 (Update 7) ready

version 1.2.1
- Fixed copy&paste error in manifest file: LibStub and LAM2 were not loaded without other addons.
- update to LibStub r3 and LAM2 r18

version 1.2.0
- Added settings panel (LAM2)
* The default settings are as close as possible to the original. Check out the settings.
- Hook UI after settings are ready

version 1.1.0
- Let recent list grow (from 1 to 5, instead of placeholders). Requested by XanDDemoX
- Show zone levels. Requested by QuadroTony. Thanks to Enodoc for helping.

version 1.0.0:
- initial version
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Unread 02/29/24, 06:10 AM  
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Starter zones

Hey,
I've just discovered that gem of a setting which sorts the zones in the story order, and omg I will be making **everyone** install this

There's a tiny problem with that, however: there are two starter zones in both DC and EP, and they are both marked as 1, and then sorted by alphabet. Which - in both cases - is the reverse order than the actual story order (Bleakrock > Bal Foyen and Stros M'Kai > Betnikh).
I hope it can be fixed without some overly ugly hack

And thanks for all your addons, you're a lifesaver.
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Alphabetical Mode

Is it please possible for you to make an alphabetized mode?

I found that your addon fixes an issue that I have with the locations list becoming repeated due to some other addon.

But I don't really care about factions. I just want all locations as part of an alphabetized list.

I tried to edit the addon to make all locations be code "100" but there became an issue when completing a survey that the locations would float to the top of the location list for some unknown reason. So the list became out of order again.

It would be really nice to have the alphabetized list that doesn't require scrolling. Thanks for any help.
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Unread 08/14/23, 03:55 AM  
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Originally Posted by votan
Ich glaube nicht, dass ich verstanden habe, wie der Bug zu reproduzieren ist. Ich hab damit keine Probleme.

Gruss,
votan
Hallo,

ich spiele auf dem EU Server in deutsch und auf dem NA Server in englisch. Die Favoriten sehen in Deutsch z.B. so aus (verkürztes Beispiel):

Dunkelforst
Glenumbra
Kalthafen

Dann logge ich mich aus dem EU Server aus und in den NA Server in englisch ein. Dann sieht es so aus:

Blackwood
Glenumbra
Coldhabour

Die Sortierung stimmt so nicht und wird beim ersten Klick auf die Favoriten (z.B. auf Glenumbra) in

Blackwood
Coldhabour
Glenumbra

geändert. Dann kommt man aber nicht auf Glenumbra, sondern auf Coldhabour.
Wenn man sich jetzt aus dem NA Server abmeldet und in deutsch auf dem EU Server wieder anmeldet, sieht es so aus:

Dunkelforst
Kalthafen
Glenumbra

Was auch wieder falsch ist und beim ersten Klick korrigiert wird.

Ich hoffe ich konnte es etwas klarer machen.
Vielen Dank und Gruß
Askedal
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Originally Posted by Askedal
Hi,

thanks for this great AddOn, but I found a small bug. I'm playing in two languages (due to Mod development) and the sorting of the Favorites is wrong when the game starts.

https://imgur.com/HOqooCW

This happens when I played in German before, as Coldhabour and Craglorn are starting with a K in German:

https://imgur.com/ZkJ8WCc

When you now click on 5th entry (Craglorn, see first image) you end up in High Isle, as the list is sort during / before the click and one ends up in the from zone.

https://imgur.com/GkpBTpi

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Askedal
Ich glaube nicht, dass ich verstanden habe, wie der Bug zu reproduzieren ist. Ich hab damit keine Probleme.

Gruss,
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Unread 08/04/23, 07:39 AM  
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Hi,

thanks for this great AddOn, but I found a small bug. I'm playing in two languages (due to Mod development) and the sorting of the Favorites is wrong when the game starts.

https://imgur.com/HOqooCW

This happens when I played in German before, as Coldhabour and Craglorn are starting with a K in German:

https://imgur.com/ZkJ8WCc

When you now click on 5th entry (Craglorn, see first image) you end up in High Isle, as the list is sort during / before the click and one ends up in the from zone.

https://imgur.com/GkpBTpi

Best regards
Askedal
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Unread 07/30/23, 04:20 PM  
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When sorting regions by name, would you make it possible to ignore "The" in the name? That way it doesn't end up that all the regions with "The" in their name don't end up grouped together.
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Been getting errors lately.

Code:
user:/AddOns/VotansImprovedLocations/VotansImprovedLocations100017.lua:410: operator < is not supported for number < nil
stack traceback:
user:/AddOns/VotansImprovedLocations/VotansImprovedLocations100017.lua:410: in function 'addon:ShowLevel'
<Locals> self = [table:1]{name = "VotansImprovedLocations", nextRecentIndex = 2, playerAlliance = 1}, levelLabel = ud, location = [table:2]{alliance = 999} </Locals>
user:/AddOns/VotansImprovedLocations/VotansImprovedLocations100017.lua:513: in function 'addon:SetupRecentLocation'
<Locals> self = [table:1], rowControl = ud, rowData = 43, listDisabled = F, locationLabel = ud, levelLabel = ud, location = [table:2] </Locals>
user:/AddOns/VotansImprovedLocations/VotansImprovedLocations100017.lua:860: in function 'setupCallback'
<Locals> control = ud, rowData = [table:3]{index = 1} </Locals>
/EsoUI/Libraries/ZO_Templates/ScrollTemplates.lua:2451: in function 'ZO_ScrollList_UpdateScroll'
<Locals> self = ud, windowHeight = 1043.2371826172, activeControls = [table:4]{}, offset = 0, IS_REAL_NUMBER = F, activeIndex = 1, numActive = 0, allData = [table:5]{}, visibleDataIndices = [table:6]{1 = 1}, mode = 2, firstInViewVisibleIndex = 1, nextCandidateVisibleIndex = 3, currentDataIndex = 3, dataEntry = [table:7]{typeId = 5, top = 48, bottom = 73}, bottomEdge = 1043.2371826172, controlTop = 48, dataType = [table:8]{selectable = T, height = 25}, controlPool = [table:9]{m_NextFree = 3, m_NextControlId = 2}, control = ud, key = 2 </Locals>
/EsoUI/Libraries/ZO_Templates/ScrollTemplates.lua:2207: in function 'ZO_ScrollList_Commit'
<Locals> self = ud, windowHeight = 1043.2371826172, selectionsEnabled = F, scrollableDistance = 110.76281738281, foundSelected = F, i = 0 </Locals>
(tail call): ?
user:/AddOns/VotansImprovedLocations/VotansImprovedLocations100017.lua:945: in function 'WORLD_MAP_LOCATIONS:UpdateSelectedMap'
<Locals> self = [table:10]{votanListIsDirty = T, listDisabled = F}, mapIndex = 43, scrollData = [table:5], needUpdate = T, count = 1 </Locals>
/EsoUI/Ingame/Map/WorldMapLocations_Shared.lua:10: in function 'callback'
/EsoUI/Libraries/Utility/ZO_CallbackObject.lua:132: in function 'ZO_CallbackObjectMixin:FireCallbacks'
<Locals> self = [table:11]{fireCallbackDepth = 1}, eventName = "OnWorldMapChanged", registry = [table:12]{}, callbackInfoIndex = 2, callbackInfo = [table:13]{4 = F}, callback = /EsoUI/Ingame/Map/WorldMapLocations_Shared.lua:9, deleted = F </Locals>
/EsoUI/Ingame/Map/WorldMap.lua:3813: in function '(anonymous)'
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Unread 03/14/23, 09:22 AM  
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Re: Re: Re: Re: Got some warning log

Originally Posted by votan
Originally Posted by LoongKeiZ
Originally Posted by votan
Originally Posted by LoongKeiZ
Thanks for ur addon, I got some warning log, but the addon is still working, the BugCatcher often told me got a bug log in chatbox, just a little annoying. Could u find out what's going on with this issue? thx a lot!
Which language do you use?

Meanwhile you can disable the "Votan's Survey The World" extension.
I use chinese, and I don't have this addon called "Votan's Survey The World"

Maybe the chinese charactor encoding cause this issue?
You have, trust me. It is in the error message It is shipped with this addon. Search for "Survey", it must be there.

And yes, chinese causes that.
The addon searches for a colon ":" in the name of the survey. How is that done in chinese? How does a survey name look like?

Oh yes, u r right. I found this addon. I disable this addon and error is gone! Thanks a lot!

About the colon ":" , it's different between the english and chinese. The colon ":" in chinese is ":", the unicode utf16 is 'FF1A'.

For example: The "Blacksmith Survey:Coldharbour" in chinese is "铁匠调查:冷港". The colon not a same one.
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Re: Re: Re: Got some warning log

Originally Posted by LoongKeiZ
Originally Posted by votan
Originally Posted by LoongKeiZ
Thanks for ur addon, I got some warning log, but the addon is still working, the BugCatcher often told me got a bug log in chatbox, just a little annoying. Could u find out what's going on with this issue? thx a lot!
Which language do you use?

Meanwhile you can disable the "Votan's Survey The World" extension.
I use chinese, and I don't have this addon called "Votan's Survey The World"

Maybe the chinese charactor encoding cause this issue?
You have, trust me. It is in the error message It is shipped with this addon. Search for "Survey", it must be there.

And yes, chinese causes that.
The addon searches for a colon ":" in the name of the survey. How is that done in chinese? How does a survey name look like?
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Re: Re: Got some warning log

Originally Posted by votan
Originally Posted by LoongKeiZ
Thanks for ur addon, I got some warning log, but the addon is still working, the BugCatcher often told me got a bug log in chatbox, just a little annoying. Could u find out what's going on with this issue? thx a lot!
Which language do you use?

Meanwhile you can disable the "Votan's Survey The World" extension.
I use chinese, and I don't have this addon called "Votan's Survey The World"

Maybe the chinese charactor encoding cause this issue?
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Re: Got some warning log

Originally Posted by LoongKeiZ
Thanks for ur addon, I got some warning log, but the addon is still working, the BugCatcher often told me got a bug log in chatbox, just a little annoying. Could u find out what's going on with this issue? thx a lot!
Which language do you use?

Meanwhile you can disable the "Votan's Survey The World" extension.
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Got some warning log

Thanks for ur addon, I got some warning log, but the addon is still working, the BugCatcher often told me got a bug log in chatbox, just a little annoying. Could u find out what's going on with this issue? thx a lot!

Code:
user:/AddOns/VotansImprovedLocations/VotansSurveyTheWorld/Main.lua:37: table index is nil
stack traceback:
user:/AddOns/VotansImprovedLocations/VotansSurveyTheWorld/Main.lua:37: in function 'add'
<Locals> itemLink = "|H1:item:57796:4:1:0:0:0:0:0:0...", craftingType = 1 </Locals>
user:/AddOns/VotansImprovedLocations/VotansSurveyTheWorld/Main.lua:40: in function '(main chunk)'
<Locals> addon = [table:1]{name = "VotansImprovedLocations"}, em = ud, INDEX_LOCATION = 1, INDEX_SURVEYTYPE = 2, craftingTypeIcons = [table:2]{1 = "|t113%:113%:/EsoUI/Art/Invento..."}, list = [table:3]{|H1:item:57796:4:1:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:1:0:0:1:0:0:0|h|h = 1, |H1:item:57828:4:1:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:1:0:0:1:0:0:0|h|h = 6, |H1:item:57783:4:1:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:1:0:0:1:0:0:0|h|h = 4, |H1:item:139435:4:1:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:1:0:0:1:0:0:0|h|h = 7, |H1:item:57811:4:1:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:1:0:0:1:0:0:0|h|h = 3, |H1:item:57766:4:1:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:1:0:0:1:0:0:0|h|h = 2}, nameToType = [table:4]{}, add = user:/AddOns/VotansImprovedLocations/VotansSurveyTheWorld/Main.lua:35, itemLink = "|H1:item:57796:4:1:0:0:0:0:0:0...", craftingType = 1 </Locals>
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Re: Re: Getting the error again, screen shot and lua included

Originally Posted by votan
Originally Posted by Noob2022
I've been on for a long time without issues, gathering hireling mail and stable training 10 toons.

Was fixing my VampSorc's 2 armory builds, switching back and forth, cleared CP and attributes and had Vampirism cleansed for one of them. Collected my writs and decided to do them in Summerset instead of High Isle. Used the map to portal to the exterior of my Summerset apartment and immediately received the error. I could not get into curser mode to copy it, so had to take a screen shot.

Sorry, those google links had all of my personal info, so I deleted them. Let me know where I can send them privately, or another way to get them to you without using frigging Google and I'll get right on it.

Thanks in advance.

I had to close the game via Steam again as my game was frozen.

Trying IMGUR

Screen shot of error
https://imgur.com/a/FRhlmnb
The one on the north or the south of Alinor?
I try to reproduce, but I can't get am error.
Can you please test this addon stand-alone?
So sorry for the late response, it's on the north side of Alinor.

I had the error show up randomly last week, but not since. I see you have a new update. Let me know if you still need me to do anything else on this.
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Re: Re: Getting the error again, screen shot and lua included

Originally Posted by votan
Originally Posted by Noob2022
Screen shot of error
https://imgur.com/a/FRhlmnb
The one on the north or the south of Alinor?
I try to reproduce, but I can't get am error.
Can you please test this addon stand-alone?
I'm getting the same error. I started a new toon and had to go to Alinor to do the jewelry certification quest. Now every time I try to activate the shrine I get this error.

I'm at the shrine that's visible on the East side of the city map.
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Re: Getting the error again, screen shot and lua included

Originally Posted by Noob2022
I've been on for a long time without issues, gathering hireling mail and stable training 10 toons.

Was fixing my VampSorc's 2 armory builds, switching back and forth, cleared CP and attributes and had Vampirism cleansed for one of them. Collected my writs and decided to do them in Summerset instead of High Isle. Used the map to portal to the exterior of my Summerset apartment and immediately received the error. I could not get into curser mode to copy it, so had to take a screen shot.

Sorry, those google links had all of my personal info, so I deleted them. Let me know where I can send them privately, or another way to get them to you without using frigging Google and I'll get right on it.

Thanks in advance.

I had to close the game via Steam again as my game was frozen.

Trying IMGUR

Screen shot of error
https://imgur.com/a/FRhlmnb
The one on the north or the south of Alinor?
I try to reproduce, but I can't get am error.
Can you please test this addon stand-alone?
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