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05-15-16, 04:00 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by MunkDev View Post
I'm confused by these answers. Did I ramble too much? The point of the post was that secure references to the unit frames attached to name plates seem to not be accessible in combat. That has nothing to do with styling them or storing them insecurely.
I imagine there aren't that many people who really understand what you're talking about aside from me, because I wrote it, and yourself, since you needed something fairly specialized to suit your purposes.

Frankly it should be easier to do this in legion than it is on live, but I haven't had time to look into it. From what I can tell the unit frame isn't even mouse-enabled so you're still just clicking through it onto the WorldFrame, and there's nothing stopping you from scaling the nameplate and using a mouseover macro like you're doing now.

Just to be clear, it isn't working because you're trying to access the "unit frame", which isn't actually a secure unit frame, in the restricted environment in combat. Just use the nameplate.

Last edited by semlar : 05-15-16 at 04:21 PM.