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Updated:06/29/20 12:43 PM
Created:04/01/14 07:05 AM
Monthly downloads:60,957
Total downloads:680,180
Favorites:905
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pChat  Popular! (More than 5000 hits)
Version: 10.0.0.5
by: Puddy, Ayantir, Baertram, DesertDwellers
pChat

pChat is an addon to overhaul the way text is displayed in the chatbox, make your chat customizable as it should be

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

Library "libChat2" was removed from this addon.
-> Please delete it from your AddOns and folders! libChat2 will be deleted in total at www.esoui.com soon as it is not working anymore and always made trouble.


-LibAddonMenu 2
-LibMainMenu (do not confuse with LibMainMenu 2! pChat needs LibMainMenu, other addons might use LibMainMenu2. Both can work side-by-side w/o problems.)
-LibMediaProvider
-LibCustomMenu
-LibDebugLogger

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

After updating pChat please be sure to fully delete the subfolder "lib"!


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.

  • 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.


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 -

(Since version 9.4.0.0) Removed libraries which are available as standalone versions and added them as dependencies
Please read the addon dsecription for the needed dependencies. No deoendency is included into the addon anymore!

Removed dependency on: libChat2
-> Please delete this library from your AddOns folder as it is not working anymore since Harrowstorm and it will be
deleted in total soon (at www.esoui.com)

Changelog:

## 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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## v9.4.1.4 ##
-Removed MUST dependency LibChatMessage as ZOs fixed their message formatter handling stuff and the workaround provided by LibChatMessage seems to currently not be needed any longer.
You can keep it for newer updates though, it just is not currently needed anymore to enable pChat.
-Changed the event formatter functions to register normally again, instead of overwriting them

## v9.4.1.3 ##
-Added LibDebugLogger for debug output (optional dependency. If not installed debug messages will be shown in chat normally)
-Fixed chat_System.primaryContainer not present after event_player_activated sometimes
-Fixed disabled check on some settings
-Fixed some translations
-Changed guild Names to use the unique guildIds (automatic SavedVariables transfer so your settings should be the same as before)
-Changed character selection dropdownboxes in the settings to use the characterIds in the background to enable renaming of characters and keeping the settings properly (chat synchronisation)
-Added character class icon and color to the selection dropdown boxes in the settings, sorted by class
-Added 4th chat formatter selection for the chat prefix (normal/guild/group): @AccountName/characterName:
-Fixed self defined chat guild prefix shown instead fo the total length guild name
-Fixed self defined chat guild switches (like /itc for Imperial Trading Company)

## v9.4.1.2 ##
Fixed the chat tab selection problems caused by chat tab template renaming

## v9.4.1.1 ##
-Fixed errors related to LAM settings
-Replaced old function CHAT_SYSTEM:CreateChannelData() with a new created compatibility function ZO_ChatSystem_CreateChannelData() -> Hopefully fixed the guild chat slash shortcuts as well with this (no testing was possible)

## v9.4.1.0 ##
Fixed chat tab switch by keybind: If last chat tab was arrived and first was selected a lua error appeared

## v9.4.0.9 ##
-Removed included library: LibMediaProvider
-New dependency to fix ZOs chat formatter problem "temporarily": LibChatMessage in version 80 or higher!
-> Please install the libraries as standalone version (like an addon via Minion or manually into the c:/users/your windows username/documents/Elder Scrolls Online/live/AddOns folder

-Updated API version to Harrowstorm
-Fixed changed chat system/proxy stuff
-Fixed some function replacements
-Added some checks
-Fixed chat history restore with nil value at 1 position

Important:
If you enable pChat currently all other chat addons, which have registered chat event handlers for formatting message texts, group/guild/friend add & remove will not apply their chat stuff properly.
This happens because one needs to overwrite the chat handlers to make it currently work, because ZOs code is not working anymore like before and they need to provide a fix!

## v9.4.0.8 ##
-Fixed: Error message for missing libraries was shown sometimes without a reason. Updted the message with more details as well.

## v9.4.0.7 ##
-Fixed: Missing libraries messages not shown before event_add_on_loaded anymore, and messages not shown if libraries are not missing.
-Changed: Messages about missing/wrong LibMainMenu library was enhanced with more details, so no one should confuse LibMainMenu (pChat) and LibMainMenu-2.0 (Other addons) anymore.

## v9.4.0.6 ##
-Fixed: Chat restore if restore after reloadui is enabled in the settings won't throw an error anymore if the restored chat message was empty (somehow)

## v9.4.0.5 ##
-Fixed: Removed debug message at whisper messages
-Changed: Error message about LibMainMenu shows information about the sticky comment within pChat comments on https://www.esoui.com/downloads/fileinfo.php?id=93#comments and tells the user to follow the steps there to fix their other, known incompatible addons.

## v9.4.0.4 ##
Another try to fix LibMainMenu outdated usages in OTHER addons, from within pChat...
Guys: If you get a lua error message like this
Code:
user:/AddOns/pChat/pChat.lua:1270: function expected instead of nil
THEN PLEASE: Read the pChat comments, first post at the top (sticky), section "Incompatibility" and check if one of these addons is active. Read the workaround/checkl these addons comments to fix this locally at your side as I cannot fix this from within pChat. Tell the authors to update their addons properly please.

Quick workaround info:
Delete the subfolder lib/LibMainMenu or libs/LibMainMenu in these addons and add a
## DependsOn: LibMainMenu
to these addon's txt file (e.g. PVPMeter.txt)

## v9.4.0.3 ##
Fixed:
-Chat fadeout works again (ZOs changed code, pChat was changed accordingly)
-Changed implemented chat restore fix by Maggi
-Added some more checks for LibMainMenu.
If you get an error message that LibMainMenu is not loaded or the /msg chat command is not working anymore, be sure to read the sticky post in the pChat comments here about known bugs and known incompatibilites with other addons:
HarvestMap
PVPMeter
SuperStar
-> Check the comments of these addons how to remove the embedded LibMainMenu in these addons and how to make them load your installed standalone LibMainMenu (by adding ##DependsOn: LibMainMenu to the other addon's txt file) properly.

Added:
-New setting "Add prefix to restored chat messages": Will add a [H] (for [history]) in front of restored chat messages. The color of the [H] will be the color of the standard ESO chat channels (ESO vanilla UI settings).
-New setting "Do not notify on restored whispers": If the whisper notification is enabled and this setting is enabled as well restored whisper messages won't show the highlighted whisper chat tab nor the whisper notification button anymore.

## v9.4.0.2 ##
Fixed:
-German/Englisch translations with more/changed details
-Chat resizing is possible again (Thanks to votan for the help!)
-lua error messages regarding LibMainMenu (version 1) fixed: Please update the library and install it with version >= 7
-Removed hard coded library call to LibMediProvider-1.0. The lib is still included into the "lib" subfolder but will be found and loaded by the game's vanilla addon manager via it's own LibMediaProvider.txt file now.

## v9.4.0.1 ##
Fixed:
-lua error message upon incoming messages with Timestamps disabled
-Whisper sounds played again on incoming whispers (if you set the new sounds slider to a value >1)

Changed:
-Whisper sounds: Removed dropdown box with non functional (except 1) sounds and added a slider with ALL sounds available ingame. The standard sound is NONE (slider value = 1) which means no sound will be played. Please move the slider to hear the sound played and see the name at the slider's label

## v9.4.0.0 ##
- Updated API
- Updated German translations
- Fixed chat messages showing only %s or %%s
- Added history bugfix of user "Maggi": If timestamps are disabled the chat history restore was somehow wrong sometimes. Hopefully this fixes the bug mentioned by other users as well
- Added security checks for needed libraries
- Some other bugfixes I had already implemented with versions before, linked in the comments of pChat

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## v9.3.11.25 ##
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-- Updated LibCustomTitles
-- Updated Manifest to support variable AddOnVersion

This is an maintenance update, new version 9.4 is in development and will be released soon. Was not ready to release before Murkmire update.

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## v9.3.10.24 ##
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-- Fixed issue Tells being stored as last chat channel for a tab.

If you have the issue, simply choose a different channel for it along with sending a message.

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## v9.3.9.24 ##
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-- Fixed issue with manifest.

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## v9.3.8.24 ##
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-- Fixed issue with AGS displaying messages of purchases.

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## v9.3.7.24 ##
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-- Default tab in settings now shows the tab names as opposed to the tab numbers.
-- Default tab settings moved to Chat Tab Settings
-- Updated libCustomTitles to the most recent version to address issues with RUEso add on.
-- Remember to disable libCustomTitles follow the instructions http://www.esoui.com/downloads/info1765-DisableCustomTitles.html

Known Issue: Default Channel for default tab is still not functioning, I released this update early to accomadate issues with RUEso addon.

Note About Default Tab: -- If tabs are renamed it may take a reloadui to get refresh the names, but as long as the tab number is still the same there will be no issue. That is if you have your "Guild 1" tab as the default, and rename it to "G1", as long as the tab is in the same place the function for Default Tab will not be affected.

RECOMMEND TO RESET DEFAULT TAB TO THE NAMED TAB.

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## v9.3.6.24 ##
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-- Fix to 9.3.5.24, fixed default tab as it ceased to function. Programmer type :)
-- Added support for library libCustomTitles, to disable to to
http://www.esoui.com/downloads/info1765-DisableCustomTitles.html

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## v9.3.5.24 ##
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-- Fix suggested by SlippyCheeze to avoid infinite loads
-- Combined the old keybinds with the ones recently added, now all keybinds under heading pChat.
-- Added Chat Tab Settings to addon menu. For coming options.
-- Added option to remember the last chat channel used in a tab.
-- API bump for Wolfhunter, testing completed. Will contineu to test til release.

Originally I planned on a major update, with many things I am working on for pChat, however I decided to do incremental updates. More to come for chat tab features, and fixes.

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## v9.3.4.23##
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-- A fix put into place for line 1407 reported as a bad argument by Itabit
-- Restructred Settings menu, using submenus instead of annoying long list.
-- Changed default window darkness to 6 instead of 1.

Notes: I have not been able to duplicate the bad argument error reported by Itabit, however, he found a solution was to start with a fresh saved vars. I did code a fix, however I cannot confirm it will work at this point. Please report any problems you may get with this release.

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v9.3.2.23
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-- Fixed typos from Chat Tab lables for new bindings

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v9.3.1.23
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This release was planned to have more changes, however I decided to push these out sooner to everyone.

-- Russian translation updated by alexesprit
-- Keybinds for up to 12 tabs, choose them in the Control options of the game menu. Choose keybinds for each tab, when pressed,
you will be in that tab.
-- Fixed default tab, it was being superseeded by Chat History, it is now setting default tab after history is loaded.
-- Changed transparency selection to chose between 0 to 11. Option "0" is not going to be the most transparent, but the default
ESO Background. "1" will be the most transparent, all the way up to 11 being the darkest. You may experience when using the
default option of 0 that it may appear too light or too dark, quit the game to desktop and go back in and it should be correct.

Next up, working on a rewrite of the settings which impact how the saved vars is saved, it will be highly likely that the Sync Chat option
may go away, opting for a selection of either character based settings, or account wide settings. Unless I discover another use of the chat
sync that will impact the add on negatively.

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v9.3.0.23
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-- Updated Chat Transparency to have 10 levels of transparency. Always wanted more choices on this :)

v9.2.23
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-- Updated libaddonmenu library to r26
-- Keybinding to whisper target is functioning correctly
-- Restored saving up to 24 hours of chat.
-- Restored Augment feature going from 200 lines to 1000 lines.
-- Problem of intermittent freezing at login from character screen should be resolved.

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v9.1.23
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- Updated manifest to correct one.

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v9
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- API & Lib bump
- Moved translation of the addon to a better system

v8.2
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- Fixed URL parsing error when path was containing a "%"
- Fixed Chat restoration leading to an infinite loading screen when trying to restore a very special text.

v8.1
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- API Bump & Lib Upate
- URL Handling can now be disabled (enabled per default)
- Users of Minimize Chat in menus don't have their chat minimized anymore when entering in Cursor Mode. Please note that chat won't be minimized too when displaying few Addons UI.
- Few tiny fixes

v7.6
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- Fixed an error which caused pChat to enable all categories (channels) on ~all tabs.
- Fixed an error which caused few addon messages being shown before older messages instead of after
- Tiny fix on copy for JP/RU users

v7.2
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- Fixed a little error which caused Lua errors from some addons messages
- Added few TLD's in the list of authorized TLD's for URL handling
- Complexs URLs should now really work
- Chat restoration won't restore anymore messages cleared by a "Clear Tab" command
- Fixed few cases with Nicknaming leading that the concerned nicknamed person was not tellable

v7
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- API & Lib Update
- Added URL Handling. URL Links will now be clickable and will open a popup to go to the selected URL. Please note : Due to ZOS restrictions, URL MUST have the protocol http:// or https:// . URL without protocol or protocols such mumble:// or ts3server:// are not recognized.
Ex of valid URL : https://youtu.be/nsgHyzwmbnQ
- Added Format Names to all channels. You can now set @UserId, [email protected] or Char name for any channel. 1 option for Zone/tell/yell, 1 for party, and 1 per guild. Please note that whisps from @userID cannot be set to Char or [email protected]
- Added Nicknames. You can add for any character or UserID a nickname. it will replace for this person all format names. Format is OldName = New Name ( ex : @MyUserID = Me )
- Added OpenDyslexic font to the base package.
- Another fixs for Japaneese & Cyrillic (many thanks 2ch)
- Fixed Automessages Keybind & New Message
- Tiny fixes here and there

v6.2
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- Fix for Faded messages setting
- Added a new option to show last 1000 messsages instead of last 200 (enabled per default)
- Another fix for Japanese
- Another fix for Party display

v6.1
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- API Bump (ths version is compatible with both PTS & Live)
- Added Japanese support & Cyrillic support. Please note that Cyrillic will only be available in next version of game. For now Russian users should continue to use RuESO & others addons in order to have Cyrillic integration. For the actual "space" problem, you can switch to other fonts like "Ubuntu".
- Fixed random bug on Party member renamming. An old random bug on party switch should also been fixed.
- Keybind "Whisp my target" now whisp your target or your last target if no players are targetted.
- Display faded lines option has ben changed. It now display the last 1000 lines, instead than refreshing at each frame the hidden ones. Result should be the same, but for a little less cpu usage.
- Another code clean. DEVELOPPERS, please read my comments in comments section.
- Chat is now restored after switching language (and other options which require a loading screen, such as display settings).
- Due to an addition for developpers, some users may now encounter some (very rare) messages coming from another addons at startup. If so, the concerned addon should be modified. It's mainly forgotten debug messages.

v5
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- API Bump
- Name of members in group channel can now be set to be @UserID or [email protected]
- Copy dialog max length is now 20,000 characters max, up from 960.

v4.1a
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- Since this version, pChat embeds Custom Titles, to provide Custom Titles to some users. For more info please see the concerned addon description.
- Russian translation updated
- Added Cyrillic modified font in font list
- Я надеюсь, что это работает, я не был в состоянии проверить

v4
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- Added a switch to channel feature to history when using arrow keys to match channel previously used. Enabled per default.
- Added configurable switch for guild/officer chan. Set any value (slash command or symbol) space separated
- Updated LibAddonMenu library
- API Bump for Thieves Guild DLC


v3.1
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- Tiny fixes for nex context Menu options
- Added an option to restore text entry when switching between characters
- Added an option to restore only system messages

v3
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- API Bump
- Added an option to select tab per default at login
- Restore chat function now restore also your last selected tab when you ReloadUI.
- Added a Clear Text option to context menu of tab. It will clear the current text buffer. Please note that even if you clear a tab, text remains memorized in copy functions per exemple
- Code clean

v2.7
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- Upgrade to LibStub-r4 and bumped API version to Imperial City
- Party leader can now have special colors, desactivated per default
- Added a party subcategory in options
- Fixed bug when clicking on whisp message to reply back to sender
- Fixed the forgotten debug "I say a LFG message"
- You can now choose if whisps are restored on logout/quit, activated per default
- You can now choose if text entry history is restored on logout/quit, desactivated per default
- Automated message can now go up to 350 chars

v2.6.1
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- Upgrade to LibAddonMenu-2.0-r18 and LibStub-r3
- Chat window can now be totally transparent, set transparency to 0 in chat window options
- Added a keybind to whisper your target
- Added few patterns for the LFG anti-spam

v2.6
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- Added Automated Messages. Configuration accessible trought /msg (you can also bind a key in your settings). You can here define short tags which will be used to send long automated messages. ex: !ts will sent the message "/p Hello our teamspeak server is blablah.ourguild.com pass: sugar". Tag must be 1-12 characters long without spaces. Messages are up to 351 chars, same as chat, and can include channel switchs (such as /p blablabla, /g1 hello, etc) or emotes (like /kiss).
- Added slider for a darker chat window. 1 is standard transparency and 4 is a zero transparency window.
- Added an option to add a newline between sender name and message. Please note that emotes won't get a newline even if this setting is enabled.
- Clicking on a whisper message now change your text entry to whisper the concerned player
- Few tiny fixes and some option panel reorganization

v2.5.1
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- Capped max lines for chat restoration to 5000 lines to avoid big dumps

v2.5
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- Added a keybind to toggle chat (configuration directly in your keybinds).

- Added an option to do not change default channel at startup. This one is available in the default channel list.
If this option is selected, pChat won't change channel when entering game, when leaving a party (if auto switch party is activated) and when reloadui/logoff. This option shoud be used for users of FCO ChatTabBrain who get an improved textEntry configuration.

- Fixed Guild Chat compatibility when restoring chat. GuildChat users should update their addon too.
- Text entry is not restored anymore at login if last message before logout was received after max limit time
- Handlers are not added anymore when reloading chat for people who disabled copy

- Max limit time for chat restore is now 2h (from 3h)
- Improved German translation. Many thanks to Baetram
- Updated Russian translation. Many thanks to KiriX

v2.4.3
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- Optimized RestoreHistory function. It won't dump anymore the text which will be dropped, also fixed a bug that caused sometimes the chat was also restored even if the timer was elapsed and few things on dumping back chat which could cause spam filtering and copying fail. Also, Restore History don't need anymore the ChatSync Feature being activated for LogOut, Kick & Quit.
Plus, the timer for chat restoration is now based on each message timestamp and not logout time (if you set the timer to 3h, delog/relog immediatly, the messages past 3h won't be restored). Please note that for a ReloadUI, this timer is still ignored.

Because of this small change, the chat reverted from previous versions of pChat won't get their colors but default channel ones. Plus all System Messages reverted from previous versions of pChat will be stripped.

- Fixed a bug which reverted (again) your guild colors to black after leaving a guild.
- Fixed a tiny bug on copy when length was > 1000 chars if last char was non-Ascii.

v2.4.2
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- Fix on ChatConfig Synchronisation when alting.

v2.4.1
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- Added an option to do not restore system messages when you restore your chat.
- When you select your sound in list, it will now be played.
- Switch to Next Tab was disabled, oops.
- Updated russian translation, many thanks to KiriX
- Improved options panel desactivation. If a control is disabled, it's because another control has a value which desactive this one. I cannot add for now reason of why control is disabled due to library restriction. I'll add intuitive tooltips when it'll be possible.

v2.4
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- Added History :
When you'll reloadUI Your TextEntry history (available with up/down arrow key) will re restored, your chat will be restored, your current channel will also be restored. This action is enabled per default and can be disabled.
If you active the Chat Sync feature (available in options - activated per default in last release), You could also activate this option if you LogOut get kicked on just leave game. For those 3 settings a shared timer in hours is added.
PS: If you crash (any reason), the last session won't be restored, but the precedent one, I can't do anything for it, just don't crash

- Added Switch to Next Tab feature - It will permit you to switch to the next tab. Default Keybind is Shift+Tab, if you hit Shift while stealth, you'll stand up, so you'll maybe need to rebind this action. You can change it in your UI settings keybinds

- Added Whisp Notification.
If you activate this option, when you'll receive a whisp, if your actual tab don't show IM's or you didn't scrolled at the bottom, a notification will pop at the top right corner of the Chat Window. If you click on sender name, the chat will scroll at the button or switch to the next tab with IM enabled and scroll at the bottom. If your chat was Minimized when you receive an IM, a "IM" button will appear in red in the mini chat bar. It will show you the sender name and it's IM.
Clicking on it will restore your chat and same as before. This feature is disabled per default.

Improved copy dialog, the pages 2+ didn't get focus when opening them
Fixed system messages which outputs now to all containers for users of ChatIt with this option activated.
Fixed the rare bug with leftGuild (I guess it's ok, I can't test it).
Fixed the default sound when receiving an IM, it was set to None, it's now "Notification"[/list]
v2.3b
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- Fixes rare bugs at startup and /say which was badly declared as defaultchannel.

v2.3a
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- Fixes two bugs introduced with last versions.
For pChat color users, entry was generally set to dark red with v2.3
and an error at startup for few people who left a guild while using version 2.1+

v2.3
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- You can now choose in which tab System messages are displayed As the option is tab-dependant, the checkbox is in the parameters of your tab.
Take care: As a lot of addons output to chat, you're strongly prompted to keep at least SysMessages in 1 tab.
Developpers: Due to restrictions, pChat will snip your output to ChatSystem before this one will be completly ready (mainly for AddonLoaded debug).
- Fixes rares bugs with unknown books linked into the chat, convertName which was failing in some rares cases and Guild Reorganization

v2.2a
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- Automatic party switch re-enabled
- Fixed rare bug with Guild Reorganizations

v2.2
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- Fonts now use LibmediaProvider. Your font list may now be longer than before and shared with all addons
- Fixed font "Droid Sans"


v2.1
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- Added Font selector

15 new fonts included for people who would like to change their font.
To add yourself a font :
First, download a font with TrueType format (.ttf) or OpenType format (.otf)
Then paste it in pChat\fonts folder. You can create a new folder or just put the file here, as you want. Please don't include .txt files
Then, open with a text editor file pChat\fonts.lua (use notepad or a better tool, like Notepad++)
At the end of file, add your font like this : pChat.fontCollection["Font Name"] = "pChat/fonts/Folder/file.ttf" - Windows users must use "/" also.
Save and close.
Do a /ReloadUI ingame
Go in pChat settings, your font will be added in the dropdown Fonts. Just select it. It will reloadUI your game.
Take Care of Minion and updates, Minion and Updates generally erase the whole content of an addon. If your font is erased the chat won't be shown and the entrybox will be really small. If you get this problem, you can still type commands (like /reloadui) or go in pChat Settings and select font "ESO Standard Font"

EU Users : If you need to use your language specific characters, Here are the characters that the game actually handles. Some fonts don't include all of them : !\"#$%&'()*+,-./0123456789:;<=>[email protected] ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ [\]^_`abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz{|} ~-

- Added anti-reorganization guild :
When you leave a guild, and the guild you just left was not the last of your list, the guilds are reorganized. Leaving Guild1 means your guild2 become 1, the 3 become2, etc
So, now, when you leave a guild, pChat just rollback your guild color settings / Chat tabs settings / Your pChat default channel

- Fixed color of entry box for users of pChat colors. Now the entry color is same as 1st pChat color. If you use ESO social colors, you don't care of this fix.


v2
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- Added an Anti-Spam : For now, 3 subfilters :
Flood, Enabled per default. Protects Only geo-channels (Zone, ZFR, ZDE, ZEN, Say, Yells, Emote) Same messages in defined timer (0-180 seconds, 30 per default) are dropped.
Looking For : Disabled per default, Drop LFG/LFM messages in all channels
Want To : Disabled per default, Drop WTB/WTS/WTT messages in all channels

Please note: For Looking For and Want To message, if you enable the protection and YOU bypass the system, it will auto disable for a certain period, configurable, in minutes (0-10, 5 per default).

Guild Recruitment and Gold Spam will be added in a future release.

- Added feature: Wisp Char instead of account in Guild messages, if only Character name is shown
EU Users : If you cannot group your guildmates with accentued chars, the guildmate MUST submit an ingame ticket to ZOS for renaming due to Accentuation problem (generally done in a day).

- Fixed last "h" bugs (color tags without anything inside).
- Fixed ChatIt & SpamFilter integration due to a missing key in a core function rewrited by pChat
- Fixed YOUR Charname when using "Set Offline"
- Copy system now select the text for an easier usage

- Changed settings for NEW users :
Brackets are removed per default
Guild Numbers are disabled per default
Show tag in entry box is enabled per default
Chat Sync Configuration is activated per default

- Updated LibAddonMenu-r17
- Updated LibChat2 for better 3rd party addon integration
- Updated to last API (Justice)


v 1.18
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- CopySystem re-enabled. To copy a string, Right-click on it and select which part of the chat you want to copy. Due to strong ZOS limitations, you'll need to Ctrl+C the text at least in the Text Entry box or in a dedicated dialog.
- Added Chat config Synchronization between chars to help you to have same chat settings between all your chars. Disabled by default, Also include an embedded Import Tool in the options panel
- Added option which will configure the chat of a new char same as your last played one
- Fixed some incorrect colored sysmessages written by 3rd party-addons.

v 1.17
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- Spanish translation (Thanks to Toperharrier !)
- Added option to Minimize chat when game starts
- Added option to Minimize chat when entering in Menus (Guild, Craft, Char. Stats, etc). And Another one to restore window after exiting menus.

v 1.16
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- Fixed error when joining a guild
- Channel names now update immediatly after leaving a guild

v 1.15
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- Added /zone as default channel in options, /g1 stay default value and existing config are not modified.
- Clicking on a say/yell/zone/zoneEN/zoneFR/zoneDE message also switch your channel to the channel you cliked on.

v 1.14
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- Added Russian translation (Thanks to Kirix)
- Color of the warning tab name can now be changed. Default is blue Azure
- Dropped Changelog & Readme from the zip, they're on they website now

v 1.13.1
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- Reverted : Whisp a guildmate will whisp its account, cause ZOS didn't fix its bug yet.

v 1.13
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- Dropped Copy text since ZOS blocked this feature
- Updated API version
- Upgrade to LibAddonMenu 2.0-r16
- Whisp a guildmate with its charname displayed now whisp the char instead of the account

v 1.12
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- Added option to remove brackets on player names for people which don't like them (disabled by default)
- NPC names on NPC channels are no longer linkable, their names are now without brackets too
- Name of players which use emote channel (/me) are now without brackets, colon after name has been removed too, they still remain linkable
- Corrected bug with party switching when group don't get leader
- Removed forgotten comment when joinin a guild, uups!
- Fixed "your" Char name when alting

v 1.11
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- API updated to last game version, Nota: Due to new ZOS feature "Link in Chat" breaking some functionalities, core functions (ZO_LinkHandler_OnLinkClicked, ZO_LinkHandler_OnLinkMouseUp) have been overwrited. Send a comment if you got any problem !
- Added Party switch : When creating/joining a party, your channel switch to party, when leaving, it automatically get back to your default channel defined in options, activated by default
- Corrected nil error at startup for users of "Prevent Chat Text fadding"
- Corected bug which didn't included timestamps on copied strings
- Added more checks in order to fix infinite Timestamp spam at startup for some users, thanks to send a comment if you still got the problem!
- Code clean : Reduced pChat footprint when switching zones and after a long time of playing
- Corrected bug with default channel, it will only be set at login, not each time you change zone
- pChat no longer use libChat "registerFrom" for 3rd party addons
- Updated libChat2 version

v 1.10.2
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- Finished parsing to handle last malformed colorized messages displayed by addons
- Little Correction for long messages with non-ascii chars
- pChat is compatible again with other libChat-1 addons
- Reorganized some parts of code to avoid some nil messages
- Corrected bug with inifinite "Text copied to clipboard"

v 1.10.1
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- Copy System now Handle Textures in chat, image will be properly displayed in chat and stripped in copy
- Improved parsing to handle some malformed colorized messages displayed by addons
- pChat won't fail anymore for people which play with an unnoficial language pack (such as russian)

v 1.10
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- Copy System : You can now copy your chat - Please see Website Desc for more info
- A sound is now played when you receive a Whisp (Activated per defaut, configurable)
- Clicking on guildname, guild tag timestamp or message will change your current channel to the one you clicked on and set focus on the chat editbox
- ESO Colors are now activated by defaut (only for new users, it won't erase existing setting)
- Displaying timestamps on System Messages if activated
- Correction to CharacterRewrite to handle Guild Reorganization
- Strip Color is now enabled by default (only for new users, it won't erase existing setting)
- Updating to libChat2

v 1.9.1
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- Corrected bug with Characterewrite
- German traduction updated
- Few debug option added

v 1.9
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- Implemented chatbox resizing up to fullscreen
- Added default channel at login, set to /guild1 per defaut
- Option to custum Officer tag, if not set will be guild tag
- Option to use ESO colors, desactivated perdefaut, if "Use two colors" is checked, then user name will be a little bit darker and the message will be a little bit brighter
- ESO Color : Slider to adjust brightness difference between player and message text
- 1st part of dynamic menu disabling depending on others settings, still lot of work here
Bug fixes:
- Rewrite of nameconversion system
- Corrected random bug for [email protected]
- Corrected random bug for no-rewrited name on firsts seconds after login

v 1.8.1
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- Corrected nil error for EN/DE users

v 1.8
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- Updated API version
- Merging pNames in pChat - enabled by default
- Option to get back strings such as says, yells, zone and [Party] - disabled by default
- Timestamp color now can be same as chat - disabled by default
- Upgrade to LibAddonMenu 2.0-r14
- Options panel reorganized
- Slash command added for option, type /pchat
- Tags in officer chat with GM- prefix if activated
- Code clean

v 1.7
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- Few code clean
- German traduction
- Improved Strip colors function
- Fixed random bug on guildname

v 1.6
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- Updated API version
- Upgrade to LibAddonMenu 2.0-r13
- French traduction
- Added default settings & ZOS EULA

v 1.5.1
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- Updated API version

v 1.5.0
=======
New features:
- Timestamp configuration
Bug fixes:
- Fixed an issue where chat channel names would go blank, causing issues for SpamFilter users.

v 1.4.4
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Bug fixes:
- Fixed an issue where, after leaving a guild, chat channel names would go blank, causing issues for SpamFilter users.
Misc code cleanup:
- Removed a vestigial function.

v 1.4.3
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Warnings:
- Guild tags will be wiped with this update.
Bug fixes:
- Issues with guild leaving and joining should mostly be fixed. You need to use /reloadui to update the list in the options menu.
- Improved handling of guild tags.

v 1.4.2
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Bug fixes:
- Fixed a bug where officer chat was giving errors, following ZOS's officer chat fix.

v 1.4.1
=======
New features:
- Added option to show guild tag next to the text entry box.
Bug fixes:
- Fixed NPC names displaying ^F and ^M

v 1.4.0
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Just backend changes.

v 1.3.0
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New features:
- Option to stop playing using their own colours (eg. rainbow text)
- Option to make messages use only 1 colour instead of 2 (left and right) colours.
UI changes:
- Redesigned options menu so each channel takes only 1 line instead of 2.
Misc code cleanup:
- Changed the event that triggers loading pChat.
- Added the version number to the addon name to make it easier to check the version.

v 1.1.1
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Fading option actually works now.

v 1.1.0
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Added an option to prevent chat from fading.
Fixed /r and backspace to reply to whispers (To use backspace to reply you'll have to go into the keybindings menu of the game and under "User Interface", bind "Reply to Whisper" to backspace. By default the game doesn't set it).
Added 2-clause BSD license.

v 1.0.2
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Converted EOL from LF to CR+LF

v 1.0.1
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Fixed a crashing bug caused by having an extra .txt file.

v 1.0.0
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Now including a menu to configure stuff

v 0.5.1
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Fixed timestamp problem (incorrect variable name).
Extra characters should now be removed.
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!READ THIS FIRST PLEASE, BEFORE SENDING NEW BUGs!
Ignoring this post and links in this post here will result in non-answered comments or even deleted comments!
You've had youre chance to read and help yourself long enough now. Don't expect me to invest my free time even more.
Yes, I know that the text is long. But that's why 90% of the errors can be fixed by reading and following the links in THIS POST HERE!
Maybe you can appreciate I use my time to update this post and don't force you to search 100 pages of comments and forum threads...


HowTo report bugs
Be sure to click the link below AND read the known bugs and incompatibility list inside this comment first:

If you send in a comment about an error message or found bug, please always include the following information:
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"
Main points to check and report here:
  • 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)?
  • More points and hints can be found at the link above "[Troubleshooting AddOn install/find & reporting errors]". Please click the link.

pChat Howto Install/Update, Known bugs/incompatibilities

Are you manually updating addons?
1. Logout before update
2. Delete the pChat addon folder (find the folder here: https://www.esoui.com/forums/faq.php..._howto_install)
3. Download the most actual version of pChat and install it to the AddOns folder like described in the link here (https://www.esoui.com/forums/faq.php..._howto_install)
4. Read the addon description (https://www.esoui.com/downloads/fileinfo.php?id=93) and install all needed libraries linked below "Needed libraries/dependencies" ! Do the same like with pChat. Delete old folders before extracting the new ones
Do NOT install any libChat version anymore!
Be sure to install LibMainMenu and not LibMainMenu2!
5. Login.
6. Enable pChat and all needed libraries in the dependencies (also the ones named below "Included libraries:", except "Custom Titles"


If you are using Minion to update addons:
1. Logout before update
2. If you are updating from a version BELOW 9.4.0.0:
If you make sure everything works well: Right click the addon at the "Installed" tab and choose "Uninstall".
Click the "Find more" tab and search for pChat, then Install it new.
Or right click the addon at the "Installed" tab and choose "reinstall".
If you are updating from a version >= 9.4.0.0
Should be enough to press the "Update" button.
3. Read the addon description (https://www.esoui.com/downloads/fileinfo.php?id=93) and install all needed libraries linked below "Needed libraries/dependencies" ! Do the same like with pChat and install them from the "Find more" tab, or "Reinstall" them by right clicking them at the "Installed" tab.
Do NOT install any libChat version anymore!
Be sure to install LibMainMenu and not LibMainMenu2!
5. Login.
6. Enable pChat and all needed libraries in the dependencies (also the ones named below "Included libraries:", except "Custom Titles"


Older versions:
https://www.esoui.com/downloads/info93-pChat.html#other
Manually install it like described above!


Addon installation:
https://www.esoui.com/forums/faq.php..._howto_install


Known incompatiblity with other addons
Library "libChat2" was removed from this addon.
-> Please delete it from your AddOns and folders! libChat2 will be deleted in total at www.esoui.com soon as it is not working anymore and always made trouble.

[*]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


The following addons or libraries used in these addons could disturb pChat and shouldn't be used together with pChat. There might be/exist other addons doing the same, so you might need to change the disturbing addon to other one(s), or contact their authors to remove/update the included libraries properly and ALWAYS as the libraries get updated:
  1. Superstar (Contacted addon dev to remove hardcoded LibMainMenu and let it use the standalone installed, properly updated library version)

    Workaround for you:
    -If a folder lib or libs or libraries exists delete the subfolder LibMainMenu from it!
    -Change the addon's txt file like eg. SuperStar.txt or HarvestMap.txt or PvPMeter.txt (<Addon's name>.txt)

    Delete this kind of line (could be libs or lib or libraries and instead of / a \ for the folder delimiter):
    Code:
    libs/libMainMenu/LibMainMenu.lua
    Add:
    Code:
    ## DependsOn: LibMainMenu
    If ## DependsOn: already exists just add LibMainMneu in the line after the existing text, seperated with a space.

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    Code:
    Old:
    ## OptionalDependsOn: LibAddonMenu-2.0 LibMainMenu Lib...
    
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  2. HarvestMap: See HarvestMap "Known bugs" below. For a workaround see "Superstar" explanation above. It's the same problem!
  3. PvPMeter: See HarvestMap "Known bugs" below. For a workaround see "Superstar" explanation above. It's the same problem!
    Attention: The library is located within HarvestMap/modules/HarvestMap/lib folder!
  4. Kill Counter: See HarvestMap "Known bugs" below. For a workaround see "Superstar" explanation above. It's the same problem!


Known bugs:
  1. My other addons chat related stuff is not working if I enable pChat: Read the "Known incompatiblity with other addons" section and check your libraries, especially "libChat2", and "LibMainMenu".
  2. If you see NIL in your chat, or your colors and name formatting is not working: Delete the library "libChat2" (and libChat, libChat3) as it is not needed anymore for this addon and since Harrowstorm does not even work aynmore (as informed in the changelog and description).
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  3. pChat Version >=v9.4.0.1: Incompatibility with HarvestMap/SuperStar/PVPMeter/KillCounter or any other addon using "LibMainMenu"
    Code:
    user:/AddOns/pChat/AutomatedMessages.lua:274: function expected instead of nil
  4. Entering Cyrodiil throws a lua error message (and at reloadui in Cyrodiil as well).
    LibMainMenu issue. Maybe problem of CyrHUD or Superstar (see above) or other addon's using the lib in old versions


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Bug report (minor, 10.0.0.5)

When using "Copy channel talk" or "Copy whole chat" functions, after closing the window containing the chatlogs, if you open anything that switches the scene to hudui, it will stay on hudui when you close that. So if I open the map, or skills, or inventory etc, it will not go back to hud scene. Reloadui fixes it.

Tested with only libs + pChat active.
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Originally Posted by Baertram
As the LibDebugLogger files contains several dates and hours: Could you tell me please where the test you mention above was done, ~date & time?


btw: What is with LibChatMessage, it's also a pChat dependency. Did you forget to mention it or was it enabled because of any other addon loaded maybe?



pChat window? The chat? Or the pChat settings? Or what pChat window do you mean?

Beside:
This is unnormal and shouldn't happen. For me this shows there is something corrupt with your files and or libraries and or SavedVariables.
Maybe it does not load the libraries from the AddOns folder directly but some other addon's subfolder, where there are older versions of the libraries installed.
Did you install ALL libraries to the AddOns folder directly?
Did you check they are all updated to the newest versions?
Please try to logout, backup your pChat SavedVariables file and then try if this fixes it maybe.
I didn't realize disabling addons on one character still enabled them on others, this should be better, hopefully! https://sir.insidi.at/or/logviewer/980LpY I did the test on the 10th (today), at around 15:00.

For the pchat window, I mean the window that pops up after clicking 'copy whole chat/copy channel talk' and hitting alt or clicking the exit.

Here's a screenshot of what it's doing too, if that helps at all. You can see the say post there, then when I apply any chat filter it dissapears. https://imgur.com/a/RfNiX2t And again, the screen in the screenshots with the chat box checkmarks I can enable and disable/apply filters does not come up at all when I copy channel talk for say, nothing happens. If I right click any other type of chat like emote, a guild's chat, etc, the window pulls up with that chat type's messages.

I've installed all my addons through minion, and nothing looks like it needs updating after just checking it, I don't install manually unless I try to get something to work, but update it through minion right after!
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I went back to only having pchat enabled, and only libaddonmenu 2.0, libcustommenu, libdebuglogger, libmainmenu and libmediaprovider 1.0 enabled for libraries, everything else is disabled/requires dependencies, and here's the debug logger link
As the LibDebugLogger files contains several dates and hours: Could you tell me please where the test you mention above was done, ~date & time?

And I cannot find ANY date and time in your file where there is ONLY pchat and the libs mentioned enabled? There is ALWAYS Harvestmap, MasterMErchant and other stuff enabled as well!
Scroll through it and you'll see by your own.
If you search in it for pChat you'll only find 1 entry:
Code:
2020-06-09 14:47:46.705 - I/LibDebugLogger - Addon loaded: UnknownTracker, AddOnVersion: 66, directory: 'user:/AddOns/UnknownTracker/'
2020-06-09 14:47:46.770 - W/LibStub - Don't call me.
2020-06-09 14:47:46.770 - I/LibDebugLogger - Addon loaded: LibMainMenu, AddOnVersion: 8, directory: 'user:/AddOns/LibMainMenu/'
2020-06-09 14:47:46.770 - W/LibStub - Don't call me.
2020-06-09 14:47:46.778 - I/LibDebugLogger - Addon loaded: pChat, AddOnVersion: 10000010, directory: 'user:/AddOns/pChat/'
2020-06-09 14:47:46.820 - W/LibStub - Don't call me.
2020-06-09 14:47:46.820 - I/LibDebugLogger - Addon loaded: LibLazyCrafting, AddOnVersion: 3000, directory: 'user:/AddOns/LibLazyCrafting/'
->Not only pChat and libs enabled! So the test was wrong as there are other addons like UnknownTracker and LibLazyCrafting -> DolgubonsKLazyWritCrafter etc. enabled!

For me this does not look like you did the test properly OR you have send me the wrong file where your tests are not included, so they were done before the start date&time in the file or after the end date&time in the file.
Be sure to do the following for a test:
Backup old LibDebugLogger file if you still need it.
Logon.
Note date&time you do the tests!
Do the tests with only the libs needed and pChat enabled.
Logout.
Check the LibDebugLogger file for the correct date and time entries and the loaded addons list to show what you have recently tested (compare date &time and you shoudl easily find if the file contains it).

btw: What is with LibChatMessage, it's also a pChat dependency. Did you forget to mention it or was it enabled because of any other addon loaded maybe?


I don't get any lua errors, I need to reload my ui because my crosshairs don't reappear after closing the pchat window, but that's not a big deal for me.
pChat window? The chat? Or the pChat settings? Or what pChat window do you mean?

Beside:
This is unnormal and shouldn't happen. For me this shows there is something corrupt with your files and or libraries and or SavedVariables.
Maybe it does not load the libraries from the AddOns folder directly but some other addon's subfolder, where there are older versions of the libraries installed.
Did you install ALL libraries to the AddOns folder directly?
Did you check they are all updated to the newest versions?
Please try to logout, backup your pChat SavedVariables file and then try if this fixes it maybe.
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Originally Posted by Leslax
Hello!! I've tried disabling all other addons/libraries and installed older versions, but no matter what I can't seem to copy says anymore. Right clicking and copying channel talk to only select says brings nothing up, and copying whole chat and unchecking the boxes to just have emotes/says doesn't give me the says either. Is there anything else I can try? I've downloaded an older version manually as well as minion, and I think I was able to copy say posts a week or so ago, but nothing happens now.
If you have disabled all other addons AND libraries and you have tested older versions, where it definately worked, you are most probably doing something wrong, or got any other library or addon destroying this feature still enabled.

I've just tested it and it works properly for me with pChat 10.0.0.5!
Please logout, install and use the NEWEST version of pChat and the needed libraries
Check ingame in the addon manager that ALL librraies AND addons are disabled.
-> You can use the addon "Addon Selector" which provides a "Disable all" keybind/button.
Scroll the list down and check that ALL addons are disabled except pChat.
Check the lower list section with the libraries that ONLY the named libraries of pChat are enabled.

Then do a reloadui and try again. It works for me so should for your as well.
The chat tab's option "pre filter" what messages are contained on the tab so you will be ONLY able to copy a "say" mesage from any
chat tab where the "say" chat channel is enabled!!!!
So if you got chat tab1 and tab2 and tab1 got say messages but tab2 doesn't, the "copy whole chat" on a message of tab 2 will NOT contain any say messages (like the chat at this tab neither contains it).

Right clicking the message or timestamp shows the context menu.
Choose "copy whole conversation" or "copy whole chat".
The popup should show the mesasge text at the right and the message channel filters at the left.
If you have chosen "Copy whole chat" you can use the message channel filters to filter to only those channels you want to see, and apply the chosen chat filters with the dedicated button below the chat filters. The chat text at the right should filter accordingly then.
If it does not work for you I cannot say what the problem is, sorry.

Read the first sticky post "how to send bugs" and send me the LibDebugLogger.lua savedvariable files then please so you can proof me what addons and libs are loaded and which versions are used, and if any lua error message happend.
Upload it as described and send me the link please.
I did all the suggestions above, with the same result. It seems whenever I apply any filter (copying the whole chat and unchecking, say, guild 5 and applying the filter) the say posts get removed, I can only copy the entire chat over and not apply any filters to remove other chats. The same issue still remains with right clicking the say message, and selecting 'copy channel talk' no window comes up at all for a copy/paste like all the other chat types do. It does this in a special say chat window, the main chat window (which is where I usually copy since it has everything) etc.
I went back to only having pchat enabled, and only libaddonmenu 2.0, libcustommenu, libdebuglogger, libmainmenu and libmediaprovider 1.0 enabled for libraries, everything else is disabled/requires dependencies, and here's the debug logger link: https://sir.insidi.at/or/logviewer/iMYqnX
I don't get any lua errors, I need to reload my ui because my crosshairs don't reappear after closing the pchat window, but that's not a big deal for me.
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Re: Re: Re: Re: Messages with Item Links being cut very short

Originally Posted by Baertram
Thanks for the insight.
Haven't found something in particular which should cut anything off though.
Is it maybe alwas the same "string" length that get's cut off?
Or the same amount of itemlinks?
Ahah! If I turn of the ability to "enable copy" then it stops the string from being cutoff. What's funny too is with "enable copy" on, if I right click the message in chat that is displayed cut off, and copy the line, the full string is copied.

Example if this displays in chat:

and then I copy the message and paste I get:
Code:
[19:40:15] You craft [Dwarven Ingot] x33, [Ebony Ingot] x232, [Orichalcum Ingot] x12, [Iron Ingot] x134, [Steel Ingot] x83, [Rubedite Ingot] x91, [Sanded Oak] x91, [Voidstone Ingot] x58, [Quicksilver Ingot] x44, [Galatite Ingot] x73.
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Re: Re: Re: Messages with Item Links being cut very short

Thanks for the insight.
Haven't found something in particular which should cut anything off though.
Is it maybe alwas the same "string" length that get's cut off?
Or the same amount of itemlinks?

I guess it could have to do with regex that pChat uses, or some formatting code. But so far I did not find where this would happen in detail.
Any pChat chat message formatting settings which maybe influcence it, lie you turn off colors and it works, or you change the name output etc. ?

Originally Posted by ArtOfShred
Originally Posted by Baertram
Are you able to create this problem with Vanilla UI as well? I see you are using some addon there posting your crafted items.
This is output from LUIE. When I disable pChat I get the full string as expected, when I enable pChat it gets cut off.

Hmm, if I just dump a mountain of itemlinks into a d() they don't get cut off though. It must have something odd to do with the formatting of the LUIE messages.

I'm not sure what would be clashing with the pChat in that case then. I'll keep digging into pChat code and see if I can figure out what's going on.

EDIT: Actually here's a dump of the string.
Code:
|"c0b610bYou craft |r|t16:16:/esoui/art/icons/crafting_smith_plug_standard_r_001.dds|t |H1:item:6000:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0|h[Dwarven Ingot]|h |cFFFFFFx33|r|c0b610b,|r |t16:16:/esoui/art/icons/crafting_ore_base_ebony_r3.dds|t |H1:item:6001:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0|h[Ebony Ingot]|h |cFFFFFFx232|r|c0b610b,|r |t16:16:/esoui/art/icons/crafting_ore_base_iron_r3.dds|t |H1:item:23107:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0|h[Orichalcum Ingot]|h |cFFFFFFx12|r|c0b610b,|r |t16:16:/esoui/art/icons/crafting_ore_base_iron_r2.dds|t |H1:item:5413:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0|h[Iron Ingot]|h |cFFFFFFx134|r|c0b610b,|r |t16:16:/esoui/art/icons/crafting_ore_base_high_iron_r3.dds|t |H1:item:4487:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0|h[Steel Ingot]|h |cFFFFFFx83|r|c0b610b,|r |t16:16:/esoui/art/icons/crafting_colossus_iron.dds|t |H1:item:64489:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0|h[Rubedite Ingot]|h |cFFFFFFx91|r|c0b610b,|r |t16:16:/esoui/art/icons/crafting_wood_base_oak_r3.dds|t |H1:item:533:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0|h[Sanded Oak]|h |cFFFFFFx91|r|c0b610b,|r |t16:16:/esoui/art/icons/crafting_ingot_voidstone.dds|t |H1:item:46130:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0|h[Voidstone Ingot]|h |cFFFFFFx58|r|c0b610b,|r |t16:16:/esoui/art/icons/crafting_ingot_moonstone.dds|t |H1:item:46129:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0|h[Quicksilver Ingot]|h |cFFFFFFx44|r|c0b610b,|r |t16:16:/esoui/art/icons/crafting_ingot_galatite.dds|t |H1:item:46128:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0|h[Galatite Ingot]|h |cFFFFFFx73|r|c0b610b.|r"
It's basically just:
[Prefix Wrapped in color tags] ->
[Item Icon] [Item Link] [quantity wrapped in color tag] [comma wrapped in color tag] x # of items up to 12
[Suffix wrapped in color tags - which is just a period.]

I thought for a moment it might have something to do with the icons but after disabling the icons it still cuts it off after a few items.
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Re: Re: Messages with Item Links being cut very short

Originally Posted by Baertram
Are you able to create this problem with Vanilla UI as well? I see you are using some addon there posting your crafted items.
This is output from LUIE. When I disable pChat I get the full string as expected, when I enable pChat it gets cut off.

Hmm, if I just dump a mountain of itemlinks into a d() they don't get cut off though. It must have something odd to do with the formatting of the LUIE messages.

I'm not sure what would be clashing with the pChat in that case then. I'll keep digging into pChat code and see if I can figure out what's going on.

EDIT: Actually here's a dump of the string.
Code:
|"c0b610bYou craft |r|t16:16:/esoui/art/icons/crafting_smith_plug_standard_r_001.dds|t |H1:item:6000:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0|h[Dwarven Ingot]|h |cFFFFFFx33|r|c0b610b,|r |t16:16:/esoui/art/icons/crafting_ore_base_ebony_r3.dds|t |H1:item:6001:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0|h[Ebony Ingot]|h |cFFFFFFx232|r|c0b610b,|r |t16:16:/esoui/art/icons/crafting_ore_base_iron_r3.dds|t |H1:item:23107:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0|h[Orichalcum Ingot]|h |cFFFFFFx12|r|c0b610b,|r |t16:16:/esoui/art/icons/crafting_ore_base_iron_r2.dds|t |H1:item:5413:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0|h[Iron Ingot]|h |cFFFFFFx134|r|c0b610b,|r |t16:16:/esoui/art/icons/crafting_ore_base_high_iron_r3.dds|t |H1:item:4487:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0|h[Steel Ingot]|h |cFFFFFFx83|r|c0b610b,|r |t16:16:/esoui/art/icons/crafting_colossus_iron.dds|t |H1:item:64489:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0|h[Rubedite Ingot]|h |cFFFFFFx91|r|c0b610b,|r |t16:16:/esoui/art/icons/crafting_wood_base_oak_r3.dds|t |H1:item:533:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0|h[Sanded Oak]|h |cFFFFFFx91|r|c0b610b,|r |t16:16:/esoui/art/icons/crafting_ingot_voidstone.dds|t |H1:item:46130:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0|h[Voidstone Ingot]|h |cFFFFFFx58|r|c0b610b,|r |t16:16:/esoui/art/icons/crafting_ingot_moonstone.dds|t |H1:item:46129:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0|h[Quicksilver Ingot]|h |cFFFFFFx44|r|c0b610b,|r |t16:16:/esoui/art/icons/crafting_ingot_galatite.dds|t |H1:item:46128:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0|h[Galatite Ingot]|h |cFFFFFFx73|r|c0b610b.|r"
It's basically just:
[Prefix Wrapped in color tags] ->
[Item Icon] [Item Link] [quantity wrapped in color tag] [comma wrapped in color tag] x # of items up to 12
[Suffix wrapped in color tags - which is just a period.]

I thought for a moment it might have something to do with the icons but after disabling the icons it still cuts it off after a few items.
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Originally Posted by Leslax
Hello!! I've tried disabling all other addons/libraries and installed older versions, but no matter what I can't seem to copy says anymore. Right clicking and copying channel talk to only select says brings nothing up, and copying whole chat and unchecking the boxes to just have emotes/says doesn't give me the says either. Is there anything else I can try? I've downloaded an older version manually as well as minion, and I think I was able to copy say posts a week or so ago, but nothing happens now.
If you have disabled all other addons AND libraries and you have tested older versions, where it definately worked, you are most probably doing something wrong, or got any other library or addon destroying this feature still enabled.

I've just tested it and it works properly for me with pChat 10.0.0.5!
Please logout, install and use the NEWEST version of pChat and the needed libraries
Check ingame in the addon manager that ALL librraies AND addons are disabled.
-> You can use the addon "Addon Selector" which provides a "Disable all" keybind/button.
Scroll the list down and check that ALL addons are disabled except pChat.
Check the lower list section with the libraries that ONLY the named libraries of pChat are enabled.

Then do a reloadui and try again. It works for me so should for your as well.
The chat tab's option "pre filter" what messages are contained on the tab so you will be ONLY able to copy a "say" mesage from any
chat tab where the "say" chat channel is enabled!!!!
So if you got chat tab1 and tab2 and tab1 got say messages but tab2 doesn't, the "copy whole chat" on a message of tab 2 will NOT contain any say messages (like the chat at this tab neither contains it).

Right clicking the message or timestamp shows the context menu.
Choose "copy whole conversation" or "copy whole chat".
The popup should show the mesasge text at the right and the message channel filters at the left.
If you have chosen "Copy whole chat" you can use the message channel filters to filter to only those channels you want to see, and apply the chosen chat filters with the dedicated button below the chat filters. The chat text at the right should filter accordingly then.
If it does not work for you I cannot say what the problem is, sorry.

Read the first sticky post "how to send bugs" and send me the LibDebugLogger.lua savedvariable files then please so you can proof me what addons and libs are loaded and which versions are used, and if any lua error message happend.
Upload it as described and send me the link please.
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Hello!! I've tried disabling all other addons/libraries and installed older versions, but no matter what I can't seem to copy says anymore. Right clicking and copying channel talk to only select says brings nothing up, and copying whole chat and unchecking the boxes to just have emotes/says doesn't give me the says either. Is there anything else I can try? I've downloaded an older version manually as well as minion, and I think I was able to copy say posts a week or so ago, but nothing happens now.
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Re: Messages with Item Links being cut very short

Are you able to create this problem with Vanilla UI as well? I see you are using some addon there posting your crafted items.
Are you able to get the same problem with other, non addon generated texts, as pChat is activated?
I need something to reproduce this error and so far I did not notice it happens.
e.g. Postmaster is sending all text of taken items to the chat and other addons for me as well.

In addition: I think this still happens even with pChat turned off, e.g.
if you put several itemlinks into the chat after another it will fail to create the correct link after the n. th item (I think 4 or 5). The link will show as partially |h:item text then, but is not completely given so not rendered as "item in chat".




Originally Posted by ArtOfShred
I've always had this issue where pChat significantly cuts down the length of strings with item links in chat. I'm wondering if you have any insight on how I can get around it / hook around it or something.

I think at some point there was an issue where strings of a certain length would crash the game and maybe pChat was trying to stop that? Don't think that's the case any longer though - I noticed if an absurdly long string is sent to a chat channel it just fails to print it.

Expected output without pChat:


Output with pChat enabled (cuts off after a few items):
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Messages with Item Links being cut very short

I've always had this issue where pChat significantly cuts down the length of strings with item links in chat. I'm wondering if you have any insight on how I can get around it / hook around it or something.

I think at some point there was an issue where strings of a certain length would crash the game and maybe pChat was trying to stop that? Don't think that's the case any longer though - I noticed if an absurdly long string is sent to a chat channel it just fails to print it.

Expected output without pChat:


Output with pChat enabled (cuts off after a few items):
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Unread 07/05/20, 09:05 AM  
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Re: Thanks!

Originally Posted by Akopian Atrebates
I saw that you did not want to have any suggestions, so I will keep my mind reading chat stenography idea to myself, but thanks so much for all your work helping to maintain this and so many other apps!
I'm alwas open for "suggestions" but not willing to add more "features"!
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Thanks!

I saw that you did not want to have any suggestions, so I will keep my mind reading chat stenography idea to myself, but thanks so much for all your work helping to maintain this and so many other apps!
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Unread 07/03/20, 11:23 AM  
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Originally Posted by Baertram
This is related to LibMainMenu.
Some other of your addons is using this library and either includes an old version of the library or calls it wrong and breaks other addons this way.

1st you should update LibMainMenu and check if the version you got is installed DIRECTLY in your AddOns/LibMainMenu folder.
2nd search for LibMainMenu in ALL your addons folders and subfolders.
If you find the addon which uses LibMainMenu and got it included tell me the name(s) please here!

To fix this for yourself just remove the LibMainMenu in any subfolder like "/libs/LibMainMenu" in your other addons.

If there is no LibMainMenu in any other addon's folder:
YOu got the list of addons where it does not work.
Disable the addons one after another and test WHICH of the addons on the list is causing it.
Then tell me the name please.

btw:
75% of this is written in my first comment's link "[Troubleshooting AddOn install/find & reporting errors]", here in the comments section starting with the very good visible headline
!READ THIS FIRST PLEASE, BEFORE SENDING NEW BUGs!
The other 25% is below the link in the "Known incompatiblity with other addons" text.
And 100% of this is already answered on the several comments pages before, you just need to read them. That's the trick

I'd love to see you guys at least read it and tell me you read it before asking the same stuff again and again, it really get's annoying to have to answer this again and again. Be sure that if this happens again my next answers will be either "read the comments and sticky post" or no answer at all





Originally Posted by mikra
I get this error message at the start, when I log in a char:
LibMainMenu was included in Harvestmap and Superstar. I deleted it there. Now it works again. This wasn't so clear for me from troubleshooting. Thank you for your help.
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