For a long time, I’ve been wanting to make tracking toggle macros. As in a [Track Humanoids] button that turns on the track humanoids option. If you click it again, it turns it off.
A long time ago in a galaxy far far away… those abilities showed up in your spell book and could easily be added to your action bars or used in a macro. Now, they’re hidden in API function calls.
Today, while playing on her hunter, my honey says “I wish I could make a macro for Track Humanoids” and it reminded me that I wanted to do this for my Druid too.
Whelp… since she wanted it, and I was thinking I should figure it out one day, today was the day. The end result is something that I can share, so here you go. If you want to do any of the others, like Track Beasts/Demons/Hidden/Giants… just create a new macro for the different tracking type and change the part that says “Track Humanoids” to “Track Beasts” or “Track Demons” or whatever you are looking for that’s on your mini-map tracking. Make sure you use the text as you see it on your mini-map icon. “Find Herbs” for herbalism. “Mailbox” for mailboxes. Yada yada.
/run for i=1,GetNumTrackingTypes() do local spell,_,status=GetTrackingInfo(i) if spell==”Track Humanoids” then SetTracking(i, not status) end end
As of 8.3, it works for both Hunters and for Druids in Cat Form.