RCLootCouncil

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  • Updated Sep 26, 2016
  • Created May 21, 2012
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  • License: GNU Lesser General Public License version 3 (LGPLv3)
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About RCLootCouncil

Please submit any bugs you find or any improvement you can think of using the Curse ticket system. And don't forget to take a look at the FAQ!.

v2.0.0 is out!

v2.0.0 adds alot of new features. See the full list here.

Features

Full Loot Council automatization
Automatically starts a loot session when the Master Looter starts looting something and shows the interface for councilmembers and lootframe for other raiders
Fully implemented loot frame
No need to link your items, RCLootCouncil comes with an automatic system for looting, just like group loot in dungeons or LFR (but it still supports it, just in case someone forgot to install the addon).
Customizeable council
You decide who's council, wether based on guild rank or custom added members, all with a nice and simple interface.
Automated display
Whenever someone in the council votes RCLootCouncil updates across the raid to reflect the changes.
Automated loot distribution
The Master Looter can simply click the award button to give the item to a given player (followed by a confirmation box for security).
Customizable
The Master Looter decides which and how many buttons to display, as well as the corresponding text and response text and color to display for the council. There's alot of other customizeable options for those who wants specific settings for their group. You can even change the look of the frames.
Easy to use
Ready to use out-of-the-box, you really don't have to do anything to get started.
Built-in item history
You can track every awarded item and the related statistics if you want to, and export it when you need it!
Configurable
If the packaged solution doesn't fit your needs there's a lot of different options in the Options menu to play with, and new possibilities is just a request away.
Autopass
If your class can't equip an item, simply enable auto passing and you won't have to bother rolling on that item.
Timeout
From v2.1 the Master Looter can specify a timeout on all loot rolls.

Setup

Have every raid member install RCLootCouncil and the addon will handle the rest. In case someone in your raid haven't installed the addon (not recommended) just tell them to whisper their item(s) the loot would replace to the master looter, and the addon will extract as much data from it as it can. Whispers is enabled by default. See the "Whispers" section for more details.

Usage

The raid leader is prompted with a confirmation to use the addon upon entering a raid, and the addon automatically sets the loot method to master looter, finds the council and activate their addon as well. If the Master Looter haven't set a council, he's prompted to do so. Use "/rc council" to open the council interface.

Whenever the Master Looter starts looting, RCLootCouncil detects any items above the group's loot threshold and promps a list showing the lootable items detected with the current settings. From here the Master Looter can click "Start" and councilmembers is prompted with a voting frame and everyone sees the looting frame. When players click their reply (default is "Mainspec/Need", "Offspec/Greed", "Minor Upgrade" and "Pass") the council interface shows the responses, and council members can start voting. When the council has agreed, the Master Looter simply rightclick a given player from the list, click award and the item is awarded. The rightclick menu also shows a number of different options, including other reasons to award the item and reannounce the item(s).

RCLootCouncil is ready to use right away, however there's a range of options available to those that wishes. From v2.0.0 all non Master Looter options is shown in the default options page (/rc config) while all Master Looter options are found when expanding RCLootCouncil to the left of the frame. The Master Looter options is applied to everyone in the raid, and only the current Master Looters options is used at any given time.

Commands

prefix: /rc or /rclc

  • config or c - opens the options menu.
  • open - opens the voting frame.
  • council - displays the council options.
  • version or ver - opens the version frame, good for testing whom has the addon installed.
  • history or his - opens the loot history.
  • whisper - shows a brief guide to how the whispers work.
  • reset - resets the addon's frames' positions.
  • test (#) - starts the addon in test mode. Add number to test with a specific amount of items.
  • add (item) - when ML, use this command followed by an item to add it to the session frame.
  • award - when ML, use this to start a session with all items flagged as "Award Later".
  • winners - when ML, use this to see a list of winners of items in your bags.

Planned Features

  • Please create a ticket if you have your own ideas.

Whispers

This feature has been included as of popular request. Raiders without the addon installed can whisper the Master Looter to get added to the consideration list. It's still preferred to install the addon, as it gives full functionality.

Syntax: session response item1 item2

Session is required, and matches the session provided if the Master Looter has turned on "Announce Consideration". Response is optional. If provided it'll be matched to the Master Looter's keyword list, which again matches a given response. You can whisper "rchelp" to the ML to see this list. Defaults to the first response (Mainspec/need) if not provided. At least one item must be provided to be added. This item should be the one currently equipped so the council can make a decision. Simply shift-click your item to add it to the message.

Example:

/w Potdisc 2 [item]
If Potdisc is the Master Looter, you would be added in the second session with the reponse "MainSpec/Need" with your [item].
/w Potdisc 1 os [item1][item2]
If Potdisc is the Master Looter, this adds you to the first session with the response Offspec/greed and shows both your requipped items.

The keywords can be edited in the "Buttons and Responses" tab in the options menu. Once the addon is enabled, i.e. when in a group, players can whisper "rchelp" to the Master Looter to receive the list of keywords.

See also

Github

v2.1.3

  • Added BBCode SMF export
  • Bugfixes:
    • Fixed ticket #145 for real this time.
    • Potential fix to some issues with people not seeing loot frame/voting frame.(#149,#150,#152,#153)
    • Potential fix to some issues with double added items/skipped items.(#149)

v2.1.2

  • Bugfixes:
    • Wrong library load order would cause errors when RCLootCouncil was the only installed addon (#146)

v2.1.1

  • Artifact Relics
    • Your currently equipped Artifact Relics are now showed in the voting frame.
    • And they're autopassed if you can't use that type.
  • Module chat commands
    • Implemented a function to let user modules add chat commands to "/rc" prefix.
  • Module Versions
    • The version checker now displays information about installed modules, if any.
  • Bugfixes:
    • Fixed an inconsistency in handling players with capital letters in the middle of their name (#145)

v2.1

  • Skins
    • You can now customize the look and feel of RCLootCouncil.
  • Timeout
    • You can now specify a timeout on the loot frame. If players doesn't respond in time, the voting frame will list them as timed out.
  • Export Loot History
    • It's now possible to export your loot history! For now csv, bbcode, xml and lua exports are available. Feel free to make a request if you'd like to see others added.
  • Not in Raid
    • RCLootCouncil now detects if you're actually in the instance. If not, you won't be able to receive loot and the council will now know it.
  • Bugfixes:
    • The more info frame in the Loot History sometimes needed some convincing to show/hide.
    • Raiders permissions are now reset/updated every session (#144).
    • It was sometimes possible to get non-title case UnitNames (#145).
v2.0.2
  • Auto Close
    • The voting frame can now be toggled to automatically close when the ML ends a session.
  • Monks no longer autopasses on maces and axes.
  • Rolls are now synced with the raid
v2.0.1
  • Autopass
    • Shamans no longer autopasses daggers, and hunters staves and polearms.
  • Awarding an item now automatically changes the voting frame to the next.
  • The voting frame is now a bit narrower.
  • Should be a bit more stable when reconnecting during a session.

v2.0

  • Complete rewrite
  • UI overhaul
    • Every frame now follows a standardized layout with support for minimizing and scaling (ctrl+scroll). It's also made with future customization in mind. Note: Use rightclick for awarding items.
  • Options menu overhaul
    • Master Looter options have been moved to a separate tree and the entire interface have been streamlined.
  • Updated chat commands
    • Most chat commands results in a more appropriate interface than before, while some have been removed.
  • Auto pass
    • By default, RCLootCouncil now auto passes on items certain classes can't use (e.g. plate for priests) and items certain classes shouldn't use (e.g. leather for hunters).
  • Observe mode
    • The Master Looter can enable observe mode to let non-council members see the voting frame.
  • Autohide in combat
    • If enabled all RCLootCouncil frames will minimize when entering combat.
  • Session setup
    • The Master Looter is now able to review the list of items before starting a session as well as manipulating the list by adding or removing items.
  • Award later
    • Using the session setup, the Master Looter can choose to award items later thus looting the items, and have RCLootCouncil start a session later by typing '/rc award'. It's not possible to automatically give out items that's already looted, so instead '/rc winners' gives you a list with whom to give the item to.
  • Loot from bags
    • RCLootCouncil can now add custom items to a session by typing '/rc add [item]'.
  • Ignore list
    • RCLootCouncil now have a customizable ignore list, for, well, ignoring stuff.
  • Usage options
    • More usability to e.g. disable the popup when entering a raid by always accepting it, or always rejecting it. Option to turn off the addon temporarily.
  • Filtering
    • All responses on the voting frame are now filterable.
  • Status text
    • Everyone in the group is now added to the voting frame with a status text as their response, e.g. "Not installed", "Selecting response" and "Candidate removed"
  • Diff and roll
    • Two new columns in the voting frame:
    • "Diff" - which shows the item lvl difference between a candidates' equipped item and the one in session.
    • "Roll" which allows the Master Looter to add a random 1 - 100 roll to all candidates should he so desire.
  • Hide Votes
    • New option to hide votes until one self have voted.
  • Module support
    • All frames are implemented as modules, which can be replaced. This also gives the opportunity for anyone to add custom features to the core addon.
  • Disenchant button
    • You'll get a "Disenchant" button in the voting frame. Clicking it will show a list of enchanters in your group (if any), and clicking a name will award the item to that player with the reason selected for disenchant in "Award Reasons".
  • Limits
    • No more 20 item limit per session (not that you're gonna need that), no more "award in this particular order" limit, no more "close session when you close the WoW loot frame", etc.
  • Rank Frame
    • Old and not really useful. Better alternative in the options menu.
  • Raid Chat
    • Noone wants to see people linking items in the raid chat just because someone didn't install an addon. Use whisper for that!
  • Pass button
    • Not really removed, but automatically added so you won't have to think about that. Also removed "filter passes" due to the new filtering system.

1.7.8 Bugfixes:

  • Various taint fixes.
  • Alt-clicking items didn't work properly when the player used different loot frame addons.
  • Blizzard doesn't allow to give out loot with a quality less than loot treshhold, work-around by allowing items to get auto looted to the Master Looter.
v2.0.0 Release changes
  • Legion Updates
  • Demon Hunters has been added to the autopass check.
  • Legion enchanting materials added to ignore table.
  • API updates to patch 7.0.3 changes
  • Every setting from both alpha versions and v1.7.8 has been reset. Loot History from v1.7.8 is imported to v2.0.
  • Tier token autopass
  • Now autopasses on tier tokens not useable by your class.
  • Bugfixes
  • Sorting by Response or Guildrank didn't work as intended (#127).
  • Multi Vote option didn't work properly (#128).
  • The Voting Frame no longer sorts itself every time a vote is received.
  • Wasn't handling sessions correctly when two of the same items dropped.
Alpha12 changes
  • Repacked. No longer named as "RCLootCouncil2". This is done in preparation for release. Note this change will overwrite any v.1.7.x settings.
  • It's no longer possible to start a session with items that aren't fully loaded.
  • More Info in Voting Frame
  • The Voting Frame now has a little button that enables you to see how many items with a given response a given player has received, along with the last item and how long since they received it.
  • Bugfixes
  • The MasterLooters enchanting profession was never registered (#126).
  • Some times the MasterLooters settings was rejected resulting in empty Loot Frames (#124).
  • No longer tracks test awards in the Loot History.
  • Cleaned up some globals.
Alpha11 changes
  • Enabled LootHistory
  • The Loot History is now back in a refreshed form. There's been some changes since the launch of the v2.0 alpha, hence class specific things won't show for your old history, and you're encouraged to delete your history to get the optimal experience. Note: Exporting the Loot History will come in a later update, go find the ticket on Curse to specify which export formats you want.
  • The Disenchant button is now always shown. It'll only produce a list of enchanters if an award reason has been marked as disenchant.
  • Guildrank sorting is now done according to the actual rank instead of alphabetically.
  • The voting frame scroll position now always resets when switching between items in a session.
  • Show realmnames
  • It's now possible to see the realm name of a player from a different realm throughout the addon.
  • Bugfixes
  • The disenchant button is now only visable to the Master Looter.
Alpha10 changes
  • Bumped max buttons and awardReasons to 10.
  • Asking someone to reroll while they're already rolling now adds the new rolls to the list instead of replacing it.
  • Bugfixes
    • Some actions involving players from another realm wasn't handled properly (#117, #119).
    • Fixed error when changing profiles (#120).
    • Some times the "reconnect" function wouldn't always work, potentially resulting in an empty loot frame (#119).
    • Whispering responses didn't work due to recent updates.
Alpha9 changes
  • Some optimizations.
  • Item status Now shows whether an item is mythic, warforged, etc. in the voting frame.
  • People to vote string is now back.
  • Bugfixes
    • The tooltip showing voters names showed up when it wasn't supposed to.
    • Councilmens "Filter" didn't update correctly if the ML changed the buttons (Ticket#113).
    • Now never auto passes cloaks as they're considered cloth by Blizzard (Ticket#115).
    • Loot Slot changes wasn't handled properly (Ticket#116).
Alpha8 changes
  • Now properly resets ML status after a test session.
  • Players doing a /reloadui during a session will now be prompted to reroll their item. (Other players' rolls are not carried over though).
  • Localization updates.
  • Outdated version string now only shows once.
Alpha7 changes
  • Bugfixes
    • Fixed error on raid join or becoming Master Looter.
Alpha6 changes

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Alpha5 changes
  • Bugfixes
    • Forgot to add a locale entry.
    • Sometimes players could report not having gear.
    • Spellings breaking "Loot Everything".
Alpha4 changes
  • Now displays the "alpha message" on each update (or first time upgrading to alpha) to ensure people doesn't get it by mistake.
  • Added Disenchant button to voting frame (only shows when all entries are filtered)
    • (Note: I haven't tested it with actual enchanters in the group)
  • Removed some unnecessary comms spam.
  • Changed previous taint fix to only apply in combat.
  • Bugfixes
    • Usage option now has a default state
    • Council members from the ML's realm added from a specific guild rank wouldn't see the voting frame. (Council is reset because of this)
    • Autopasses didn't get filtered properly.
Alpha3 changes
  • Fixed error when responding to the last item.
  • More locale changes.
  • Properly display version string in .toc #Notes field.
  • Added a potential fix to previous versions taint.
Alpha2 changes
  • Wrong load order for Libs/DropDownMenu (#105)
  • Was double importing libs (#104)
  • Updated Libs/Lib-st due to leaked globals (#103)
  • Edited some locale to a more descriptive name
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