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ESO - Modification of the API


Following the (very) major update 6, there have been a lot of changes to the game's API.

Here is a list of the main changes made with Update 6.

Constants in XML

Numeric attributes in XML can now be populated using LUA.

TEXTURE_SIZE = 100



ApplyTemplateToControl

Templates can now be applied to existing controls using the ApplyTemplateToControl function.

ApplyTemplateToControl(textureControl1, “TextureTemplate1”)


Override

A new attribute has been added to the XML GUI called override.












GUI Canvas

The minimum interface is now 1920x1080

SetShouldRenderWorld

Added a new function that allows to disable world rendering.

New Systems

Collectibles, Justice, and the Champion System have been added and their APIs are now available and functional.

Collection

Functions

  • GetNumCollectibleCategories
  • GetCollectibleCategoryInfo
  • GetCollectibleSubCategoryInfo
  • GetUnlockedCollectiblesCount
  • GetTotalCollectiblesCount
  • GetCollectibleId
  • GetCollectibleInfo
  • GetCategoryInfoFromCollectibleId
  • GetTotalCollectiblesByCategoryType
  • GetCollectibleIdFromType
  • IsCollectibleCategorySlottable
  • IsCollectibleSlottable
  • IsCollectibleRenameable
  • UseCollectible
  • GetCollectibleLink
  • StartCollectibleSearch
  • GetCollectiblesSearchResults
  • IsValidCollectibleName
  • RenameCollectible
  • GetCollectibleNickname
  • GetCollectibleCurrentActionBarSlot
  • PickupCollectible
  • SelectSlotCollectible
  • GetStoreCollectibleInfo

Enumerations



  • COLLECTIBLE_CATEGORY_TYPE
  • COLLECTIBLE_ITEM_TYPE
  • COLLECTIBLE_UNLOCK_STATE

Events

  • EVENT_COLLECTIBLES_SEARCH_RESULTS_READY
  • EVENT_COLLECTIBLE_RENAME_ERROR
  • EVENT_COLLECTION_UPDATED

 

Justice

Functions

  • IsUnitJusticeGuard
  • IsUnitInvulnerableGuard
  • GetItemLaunderPrice
  • IsItemLinkStolen
  • AreAnyItemsStolen
  • LaunderItem
  • GetLootItemInfo – Added isStolen return.
  • IsJusticeEnabledForZone
  • IsJusticeEnabled
  • IsKillOnSight
  • GetInfamy
  • GetBounty
  • GetPlayerInfamyData
  • GetBountyPayoffAmount
  • GetInfamyLevel
  • GetInfamyMeterSize
  • GetFenceSellTransactionInfo
  • GetFenceLaunderTransactionInfo
  • GetCollectibleCategoryKeyboardIcons
  • GetCollectibleCategoryGamepadIcon
  • GetCollectibleCategoryTypeFromLink
  • GetCollectibleIdFromLink

Enumerations

  • INFAMY_THRESHOLD
  • JUSTICE_SKILL
  • PICKPOCKET_DIFFICULTY
  • ITEM_LAUNDER_RESULT

Events

  • EVENT_JUSTICE_BOUNTY_PAYOFF_AMOUNT_UPDATED
  • EVENT_JUSTICE_FENCE_UPDATE
  • EVENT_JUSTICE_GOLD_PICKPOCKETED
  • EVENT_JUSTICE_GOLD_REMOVED
  • EVENT_JUSTICE_INFAMY_UPDATED
  • EVENT_JUSTICE_ITEM_PICKPOCKETED
  • EVENT_JUSTICE_NOW_KOS
  • EVENT_JUSTICE_NO_LONGER_KOS
  • EVENT_JUSTICE_PICKPOCKET_FAILED
  • EVENT_JUSTICE_STOLEN_ITEMS_REMOVED

 

Champion

Functions

  • GetPlayerChampionXP
  • GetPlayerChampionPointsEarned
  • GetEnlightenedMultiplier
  • GetEnlightenedPool
  • IsEnlightenedAvailableForAccount
  • IsEnlightenedAvailableForCharacter
  • GetChampionXPInRank
  • GetNumChampionDisciplines
  • GetChampionDisciplineName
  • GetChampionDisciplineDescription
  • GetChampionDisciplineAttribute
  • GetNumChampionDisciplineSkills
  • GetChampionSkillPosition
  • GetChampionSkillName
  • GetMaxPossiblePointsInChampionSkill
  • GetNumPointsSpentOnChampionSkill
  • GetNumPointsSpentInChampionDiscipline
  • GetChampionSkillUnlockLevel
  • GetNumUnspentChampionPoints
  • ClearPendingChampionPoints
  • AddPendingChampionPoints
  • SpendPendingChampionPoints
  • SetChampionMusicActive
  • GetChampionAbilityDescription
  • GetChampionAbilityId
  • GetChampionRespecCost
  • GetChampionPointAttributeForRank
  • IsChampionSystemUnlocked

Enumerations

  • CHAMPION_PURCHASE

Events

  • EVENT_CHAMPION_POINT_GAINED
  • EVENT_CHAMPION_PURCHASE_RESULT
  • EVENT_CHAMPION_SYSTEM_UNLOCKED
  • EVENT_UNSPENT_CHAMPION_POINTS_CHANGED

Mounts

The mounts API has been completely reworked to match the new system. It now revolves around collected mounts, skins and shared mount skills. It also has a global impact on stable manager Lua.

Functions



  • Added
    • HasMountSkin
    • GetMountSkinId
    • GetRidingStats
    • GetMaxRidingTraining
    • GetTimeUntilCanBeTrained
    • GetTrainingCost
    • TrainRiding
  • Removed
    • GetMaxMountLevel
    • GetNumStableSlots
    • GetMaxStableSlots
    • BuyStableSlot
    • GetNextStableSlotCost
    • CanBuyStableSlotUpgrade
    • IsStableSlotEmpty
    • SetActiveMount
    • SellMount
    • GetStableSlotInfo
    • GetStableSlotMountStats
    • GetTimeUntilMountCanBeFed
    • GetNumMountFeedOptions
    • [GetMountFeedOptionInfo
    • FeedMount
    • IsValidMountName
    • RenameMount – Handled by collectible renaming.
    • GetStoreMountInfo

Enumerations

  • Removed
    • STORE_ENTRY_TYPE_MOUNT

Events

  • Added
    • EVENT_ACTIVE_MOUNT_CHANGED
    • EVENT_MOUNT_INFO_UPDATED
  • Removed
    • EVENT_MOUNTS_FULL_UPDATE
    • EVENT_MOUNT_ADDED_TO_STABLE
    • EVENT_MOUNT_UPDATE
    • EVENT_STABLE_FULL

Globals

  • Removed
    • ACTIVE_MOUNT_INDEX

Raid Scoring

Functions
  • Added
    • GetCurrentRaidScore
  • Removed
    • GetCurrentRaidTime
  • Changed
    • GetRaidLeaderboardLocalPlayerInfo – returns best score instead of best time.

Enumerations



  • Added
    • RAID_POINT_REASON

Events

  • Added
    • EVENT_RAID_TRIAL_NEW_BEST_SCORE
    • EVENT_RAID_TRIAL_SCORE_UPDATE
  • Removed
    • EVENT_RAID_TRIAL_NEW_BEST_TIME
  • Changed
    • EVENT_RAID_TRIAL_COMPLETE, EVENT_RAID_TRIAL_FAILED – Now report best score and total time. Removed penalty time.

Completed Quest API

A new API has been added in order to add information about quests that players have completed.

Functions

  • Added
    • GetNextCompletedQuestId
    • GetCompletedQuestInfo
    • GetCompletedQuestLocationInfo

Edit Control

Support has been added for scrolling edit box control.

Functions

  • Added
    • GetScrollExtents
    • GetTopLineIndex
    • SetTopLineIndex

Miscellaneous Functions

Added
  • GetAPIVersion
  • GetCriticalStrikeChance
  • GetAbilityEffectDescription
  • CanInteractWithItem
  • IsItemLinkStackable
  • GetItemLinkStacks
  • GetMapNameByIndex
  • GetZoneDescription
  • IsInAvAZone
  • IsAchievementComplete
  • IsUnitReincarnating
  • IsUnitDeadOrReincarnating
  • GetQuestToolTooltipInfo
  • GetQuestItemTooltipInfo
  • GetQuestLootItemTooltipInfo
  • GetAchievementCategoryKeyboardIcons
  • GetAchievementCategoryGamepadIcon

Changed

  • GetLootMoney – Changed for Justice. Now return un-owned money, owned money instead of total money.
  • GetAchievementCategoryInfo – No longer returns icons. Use GetAchievementCategoryKeyboardIcons.

It goes without saying that these numerous modifications will impact the majority of existing add-ons. Do not forget to check if they have undergone an update, in particular thanks to the add-on manager Minion.

You can find all the modifications as well as the explanations on them and their operation by downloading official documentation.



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