Follow Me Button drives me nuts

Fayman

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Heya, since a couple of updates Macroquest has 4 new buttons. They are in the middle of the group window with an usabilityfactor of -100. If they even would not disturb but choosing a toon will activate them and the typical button is "Follow ME". And this button does only one thing: all chars are on a standstill. Removing plugins like moveutils or melee does not clear it, stickbreak doesn't remove that. I have to kick the EQtasks...

Every feature should be in a way included that as a user I can activate or deactivate it. So I clicked again - that "unbuttons" the button but the function of "standstill" is still there. I cannot move ANY of the toons in a group. They make a short step and thats it. That is highly annyoing in MQ2Melee but with the option stickbreak=1 this is useful.

How do I get rid of these? Or how do I make a kind of "stickbreak" to that function?

Searched the forum but didn't found anything. That must be annoying to more than me or it is simply a bug out of any reason. One click killed the group now twice in a critical area.

Help appreciated.

---> Addon:
Found it:

/afollow does toggle it

BUT toggle it while other are untoggled makes the group go crazy - one half runs behind me, the other is in standstill mode.

Reason: If target is self then the thing goes crazy. That makes no sense. Stuck on the same button again while not targeting me but anybody else: toons are turning around... this is highly suspcicious and therefore not recommended to use in PoK or at GM-heavy areas. Meanwhile so many are using MQ2 in a manner that it is obvious they use it that I don't wonder if there will be a ban wave again. Some seem to automate a kind of "fade"-spell and hopp through PoK - we can wait that the GMs go crazy again...

Sooooo: How do I get rid of the buttons or how to move that somewhere with less disturbance factor. the usual MQ2moveutils-follow is much more useful at moment as long as this strange behavior is present and the button is placed so unconvinient.
 

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ok.. solved a part now:

/afollow seems to be part of MQ2AdvPath.
rightmouse on /pm pops the manual for it.

Still no information about removing the buttons or make them go into a more usable place.

I found so far /play show for the GUI but no Info about the button removal or how to place it somewhere else. I assume some XML stuff. Perhaps with luck there is a "/command button off" for that.
 

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lol.. answering my own posts...

ok, difference:

Crypt of Decay: strange behavior like above - clicking "follow me" freezes the group. Unfreeze done with /afollow off (task: Decay decreased).

Demiplane of Decay: clicking "follow me" a second time does "unfollow" and no freeze. This seems to relate to the zone, task or something.

Still working on the issue with replacing the buttons.
 

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Those buttons are built into core as part of MQ2TargetInfo

/plugin mq2targetinfo unload

will remove the buttons and anything else associated with mq2targetinfo.

The following are additional commands related to this plugin

Code:
/groupinfo help
display help screen and current setting status
/groupinfo show/hide mimicme
will show or hide the mimicme button
/groupinfo show/hide distance
will show or hide the distance display
/groupinfo show/hide hot
will show or hide the hot button
/groupinfo show/hide followme
will show or hide the followme button
/groupinfo show/hide cometome
will show or hide the cometome button
Hope this information helps.
 

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plugin is on , settings are on but for some reason does not show the buttons anymore, just recently happened