User Documentation for GreenWall¶
- User Documentation for GreenWall
Guild leaders, please see the Guild Quickstart Guide for the TL;DR version.
See the License for licensing and copyright information.
Frequently Asked Questions¶
What does GreenWall do?¶
This add-on replicates guild chat and achievement spam between multiple
The add-on's functionality is very close to LemonKing's Cross Guild Chat,
but the management interface (or lack of one in GreenWall's case) is very
If I'm a member of Alea Iacta Est, do I need to run it?¶
No, you don't. But guild chat will be very, very frustrating for you if
you don't since you will only see about 1% of the complete conversations.
If I'm not a member of Alea Iacta Est, what do I need to change?¶
Nothing. This add-on was written to be guild-agnostic. You only need to add some configuration information to your guild information screen (and possibly the GM officer note) as described in the Guild Quickstart Guide.
How do I get it?¶
The latest version is available at the following locations.
It is also mirrored in WoWMatrix, but we make no guarantees about
how frequently WoWMatrix updates or the integrity of the files that
You can also check out the latest version from the guild Subversion
repository, if you are technically inclined and foolhardy enough to
run pre-release code.
- You must have fewer than 10 custom channels configured in-game. You can see a listing of the custom channels by opening the "Social" window (bound to the "O" key) and selecting the "Chat" tab.
- You must be able to edit the Guild Information tab to configure GreenWall for the co-guild members.
- Exit "World of Warcraft" completely
- Download the mod you want to install
- Make a folder on your desktop called "My Mods"
- Save the .zip file to this folder.
- If, when you try to download the file, it automatically "opens" it... you need to RIGHT click on the link and "save as..." or "Save Target As".
- Extract the file - commonly known as 'unzipping'
- Windows XP has a built in ZIP extractor. Double click on the file to open it, inside should be the file or folders needed. Copy these outside to the "My Mods" folder.
- WinZip: You MUST make sure the option to "Use Folder Names" is CHECKED or it will just extract the files and not create the proper directory structure.
- Mac OS X
- StuffitExpander: Double click the archive to extract it to a folder in the current directory.
- Verify your WoW Installation Path. That is where you are running WoW from and THAT is where you need to install your mods.
- Move to the Addon folder
- Open your World of Warcraft folder (the default is C:\Program Files\World of Warcraft\).
- Go into the "Interface" folder.
- Go into the "AddOns" folder.
- In a new window, open the "My Mods" folder.
- The "My Mods" folder should have the "GreenWall" folder in it.
- Move the "GreenWall" folder into the "AddOns" folder.
- Start World of Warcraft.
- Make sure AddOns are installed.
- Log in.
- At the Character Select screen, look in lower left corner for the "addons" button.
- If button is there: make sure all the mods you installed are listed and make sure "load out of date addons" is checked.
- If the button is NOT there: means you did not install the addons properly.
All commands must be prefixed with "
/greenwall" or "
As an example, the configuration option for co-guild tagging is "tag".
To turn it on, you would enter one of the following commands. In the
command descriptions, optional arguments are in square brackets and
alternatives are separated by the pipe character.
/greenwall tag on
/gw tag on
To view the current configuration, you would enter one of the following.
Configuration and Operation¶
You don't need to configure GreenWall at all to use it. Most of the
configuration is done by the guild officers, it's a big mess of
gibberish in the guild information tab in game. But you can change
certain aspects of its behavior to suit your tastes.
|tag [ on | off ]||Show co-guild identifier in messages.||on|
|achievements [ on | off ]||Show achievements from other co-guilds.||off|
|roster [ on | off ]||Show guild join and leave messages from other co-guilds.||on|
|rank [ on | off ]||Show promotion and demotion messages from other co-guilds.||off|
|ochat [ on | off ]|| Show bridge officer chat between the co-guilds.
This only works for members who have privileges to view officer notes.
|debug level|| Enable debugging at the specified level. The level argument is an integer from 0 to 5.
Setting the level to 0 disables debugging.
|log [ on | off ]||Capture debugging output in the SavedVariables file.||off|
|logsize length||The maximum number of log entries kept in the SavedVariables file.||2048|
|verbose [ on | off ]||Display the debugging output in your chat window. Only do this if you are masochistic.||off|
|help||Print a summary of available commands.|
|stats||Prints a summary of the connection statistics for the common communication channel(s).|
|status||Prints a summary of the GreenWall communication parameters and state variables.|
|reload||Issues a request to all members of the confederated guilds to reload the configuration.|
|refresh||Checks and corrects the communications status for the common channel(s).|
|version||Print the installed version of GreenWall.|