The installer will run the first time you enable the addon or after ElvUI install ends. You can run the installer anytime, by clicking the Install button in BenikUI options.
Any install step can be avoided, thus keeping your current settings.
BenikUI looks better with ThinBorder Theme enabled and 1920x1080 resolution.
BenikUI can also be downloaded from Curse.com
Find me in Tukui Discord Server
or in BenikUI Discord Server
Report any issues by creating a ticket in Git Ticket Tracker
. Please try to reproduce any issues with only ElvUI, ElvUI_Config, ElvUI_BenikUI enabled.
Download forthcoming beta versions (for testing only): BenikUI development branch
. Also download ElvUI development branch
, since BenikUI follows ElvUI changes. Avoid using a dev branch with a released version.
Battle for Azeroth Beta
Download a working BfA version via git here
. Be sure to extract ElvUI_BenikUI folder in your WoW beta\Interface\AddOns folder.
Requires ElvUI v10.71+
, WoW patch 7.3
so that your addons fit with ElvUI and BenikUI style.
for player location frames and moar datatexts.
♦ DataText Colors for ElvUI
to change the datatexts text color.
♦ ElvUI VisualAuraTimers
for statusbars in player buffs, debuffs.
♦ ProjectAzilroka Square Minimap Bar/Buttons
to show the minimap buttons in a neat, movable bar.
Works fine with most of ElvUI plugins that I could test.
Decors all ElvUI and Blizzard frames.
Shadows on all ui elements, including Nameplates, AuraBars. Also on DBM and BigWigs bars.
The decor can be Enabled/Disabled/Recolored. Different colors can be applied in Actionbars decor.
Includes 3 Unitframe and 3 Actionbar layouts. Can be applied and combined with the install routine. (The 3d layout is available through BenikUI install)
Party profiles for both layouts.
3 frame color themes plus the default ElvUI. 'Diablo' (dark red), 'Mists' (dark green), 'Hearthstone' (dark blue).
Option to enable shadows on all frames (beta stage).
Options to apply different texture on Powerbars, Castbars and Information Panels.
Option for Vertical Powerbar texture (Player/Target).
System Dashboard that shows ms, fps, memory, durability, volume. Volume can be adjusted by left/right click - mouseover the speaker icon.
Tokens Dashboard based on AsphyxiaUI.
Detached portraits - player and target. (Credit: Blazeflack)
Buttons beside the chat datatexts, that can show Addons - LFG (left chat) and Game menu - ElvUI options (right side). Shift and mouse over the cornered buttons, will show an arrow to hide the chat (like ElvUI does).
2 Small mouseovered buttons on the actionbar decor (bar 1 or 2), that can show/hide bar 3 and 5
"Request Stop" button that appears while on flight path.
"Notifiers" add a small arrow and percentage beside the vertical xp/rep statusbars.
Options to change XP/Rep bar colors.
Includes fonts and textures.
Profiles for Skada, Recount, Details, DBM, ElvUI VisualAuraTimers, AddOnSkins, MSBT, Pawn.
Decors to fit with BenikUI: S&L;, LocationPlus, LocationLite, Square Minimap Buttons, Recount, Skada, TinyDPS, Altoholic, AtlasLoot, ZygorGuides, RareCoordinator, Clique, Decursive, oRA3. Many more to come. Just poke me
All options are in light blue color inside ElvUI options; currently in actionbars, unitframes, player and target portraits.
Elv, Tukz, Blazeflack, Azilroka, Sinaris, Darth Predator, Dandruff, Hydra, Merathilis, ElvUI community
If you wish to support this project (you don't really have to), feel free to press the "Donate" button above. Your name will be added in BenikUI donors, shown at in game options.
Version 3 (available through BenikUI install)
Edited AFK Mode
What you can do with detached portraits
*Fixed a bunch of errors. Should be more stable now.
8.0.1 Compatibily Patch
For a full changelog have a look at: https://git.tukui.org/Benik/ElvUI_Benik ... evelopment
Fixed a lua error if DBM is not loaded.
Fixed Player frame shadows when the classBar is not detached.
Fixed shadow classBars for all classes.
Fixed objective tracker icon shadow showing while the icon doesn't exist.
Fixed BigWigs shadows not showing.
Fixed aura icons not applying shadows.
Removed LibUIDropdown styling till I have time.
Added checks and options to toggle shadows for DBM and BigWigs.
Added several checks in unitframe shadow creation.
Enable Shadows by default.
*Shadows added on all ElvUI elements, including AuraBars and Nameplates. Also on DBM, BigWigs and WeakAuras (AddonSkins is required).
*Removed the Memory module from the Dashboards. Addon memory can be now shown in a tolltip by hovering the FPS Dashboard.
*Added Bags dashboard to fill the removed Memory module gap.
*Added Class Color option in Dashboard statusbars. Enabled by default.
*Dashboards creation has been re written in a way that creating new Dashboards will be a breeze. This won't harm any user settings.
*Fixed a typo that affected profile creation amongst others
*Correctly position the chat frame in afkMode
*Show the SplashScreen only once, per char/per day
*Styled the afkMode to fit with flightMode new style
*Changed the flightMode style. a bit
*Changed the way other addons are checked if they are loaded
*Fixed a ProjectAzilroka SquareMinimapButtonBar error in flightMode while S&L is loaded
*Tokens flash was never working as intended. Removing
*Token Dashboard frames are now sorted alphabeticaly.
*Added support for all WoW locales
*Better way to apply AddOnSkins, stAddOnManager and SquareMinimapButtons profiles
*Fixed an error that popped when AddOnSkins embed system is not enabled
*Removed a nobodyUsedThatUneededOption in flightMode. Also added an option to disable afkMode edit
*iLevel has its own module now. Also has an option to place the ilvl text Outside the item slot.
*Styled the AlliedRaces frame, also fixed the fonts.
*Zygor guides skin has been removed from Addonskins. Removed styling
*Added InFlight addon profile
*Fixed reputation autotraking
*Edited the new ElvUI StatusReport frame
*Added profile for stAddOnManager
*Update donators/testers list
*Added bar Yoffset at the DBM profile
*Fixed "SLE_RaidMarkBar" styling
*Lots of minor fixes/adjustments
*Hide the mouseover toolitp when clicking on SpecSwitch datatext, so it doesn't overlap the menu shown after clicking
*Added support for ProjectAzilroka (SquareMinimapButtons)
*Shift+RightClick the Order Hall Datatext will show Garrison report
*Added option for toggling minimap styling. Option in ElvUI Minimap options
*Added Transparency, Backdrop and Style toggle on all Dashboards
*Rearranged the dashboard options a bit
*Update german locale
*Added hint at the Tokens tooltip
*Use the same check function for requestStop and flightMode, so they both hide on Argus teleports
*Fixed the incorrect glow coloring. It now also update when the Value Color is updated
*Added Binding option for the Game Menu (button G)
*Fixed tooltip error, when shadows enabled and ElvUI tooltip skinning disabled.
*Fixed an aura error when shadows enabled.
*Hide XIV_Databar when in flighMode
*Style the cinematic dialog
*Added BigWigs profile. Feature request. ticket #6
*Professions Dashboard: click on the icon or the frame will bring up the corresponding Profession frame. This will take care of #2
*Removed Argus Waystone token
*Styled and tweaked the Crucible frame
*Prevend a divide by zero error at the reputation notifier
*Style the new PetAlert frame
*Fix error when a group has successfully formed while on flightMode
*Fix flightMode showing when using Argus teleports
*Added Veiled Argunite token and set it as default
*toc update for 7.3
*Remove the dressup frame scaling. It's in Blizz ui now
*Fixed OprderHall datatext for patch 7.3
*Added 7.3 currencies
*Fixed the sound file issues
*Fixed the old site links
*Implement the new logo
*Changed the Target infoPanel texture color behaviour. It's now always class colored. Idea: Merathilis the Ultimate
*Tons of adjustments for the new profile
*Added a new profile (v3)
*BenikUI now also uses the plugin installer.
*Fix Orderhall datatext (Merathilis)
*Update readycheck to the oUF update (Merathilis)
*Followed ElvUI oUF changes (Merathilis)
*Fixed the wrong value at the Paragon Reputation Notifier
*Made selecting Tokens and Professions in their Dashboards, per char as they should be. This will avoid losing tokens (mostly) selections on a maxed level char, after loading a low level char, that hasn't of course discovered the high level tokens yet. This will reset the tokens and the professions on all chars, since from now on they are going to be saved per character.
*Changed the WorldMap emissary quests faction font, to ElvUI default. I think now I've done them all. Yey
*Added compatibility between Toggle worldmap while in flightMode and addons that add overlays on the map, like World Quest Tracker
*Update german locales (Merathilis)
*Fixed Bank frame not getting styled on first load
*Added option to toggle Aura styling. Enabled by default
*Styled the new Contribution frame and ReputationParagon tooltip
*Removed 7.1.5 compatibility
toc update for patch 7.2
*Added missing Legion and patch 7.2 new currencies
*Added 7.2 compatibility for Reputation notifier
*Added 7.2 compatibility for Artifact notifier
*Fixed tooltip style overlapping the statusbar. This should deal with #73
*Added option to Hide the frame Styling, in order to use Shadows in a more efficient way, because shadows need BenikUI Style enabled.
*To make #70 request results perfect, I've added seperate castbar text yOffset and text color, for player and target. Also changed the option group name from 'Castbar' to 'Castbar Text'.
*Castbar text yOffset can now have positive values and can be applied even if the castbar is not inside the Information Panel. This should fulfill request #70
*Added Shadow option (beta). Aurabars not yet done.
*Force ElvUI default font at the buttons in the Adventure Guide and in lfg premade group tab buttons
*Fixed actionbar styling not applying on ElvUI_ExtraActionBars
*Updated the afkMode Random stats list
*Minor fixes and improvements
*Added Discord link button in Information tab
*Updated the Donations list in Information tab, by adding Justin. Thank you very much
*Overhauled AddOnSkins profile (credit: Merathilis)
*Added button options to re apply addon profiles seperately (AddOn option)
*Fixed the chat micro buttons not getting colored on the fly. This should deal with ticket #69
*Fixed an error when ShiftClicking the config button (C)
*Added rightClick functionality on the config button (C), to toggle embedded window, if AddOnSkins is loaded
*The profile creation message will now show in the install frame (addons step) and not in chat
*Fixed the roleIcons on group frames not updating SVUI icons
*Fixed a typo that prevented Petbar and Stancebar styles from getting colored
*Prevent an error in afkMode when BenikUI style is disabled
*Reworked the install.lua file by creating a seperate file for each addon profile. This will avoid cluttering in the install file. Also made some functions local.
*Disable DressUp frame edit when some 3d party addons are loaded
*Complete overhaul on Style coloring. Now transparent style is also an option.
*Style coloring option can now be applied without a reload
*Changed the way Style is colored
*Styled the GhostFrame. Yes, I died
*Fixed Castbar text position when the icon is enabled
*Added Autotrack faction option in reputation databar by user request, ticket: #67. Credit: Feraldin
*Moved the Castbar texture option to the Texture options, so it will have power and health company. Aaaand this will reset Castbar texture
*Added option in Health Texture option that ignores ElvUI Health transparency option
*Fixed Actionbar Switch buttons that broke on v3.16. Also added BenikUI style requirement
*Prevent an error when ElvUI_ExtraActionbars is not loaded
*Fixed ElvUI transparency on uf elements: health, power, castbar that was breaking after using BenikUI uf texture options
*Moved ElvUI Bags bar styling from actionbars.lua to bags lua. Also added transparency to it
*Changed the way the Actionbar style color is registered
*Added option to toggle style for each Actionbar. Also moved BenikUI Actionbar options from ElvUI Ab's. They now have their own group
*Added Detached portrait option on Focus frame by user request
*Fixed the click function for mining, skinning and herbalism dashboard icon.
*Added toggle buttons from ElvUI databars to BenikUI databars and vice versa
*Added text yOffset option on all ElvUI DataBars
*Added new readyCheck icons (Code: Merathilis - Darth)
*Added option for Pet detached portrait by user request
*Added a theme color edit option by user request
*Changed the Monk crest in AFK mode
*Fixed the alert frames styling not updating correctly.
*Fixed an error with the ObjectiveTracker button.
*Added French and Russian locale files. Any help on translating will be much appreciated.
*NEW: Change style colors on the fly, without a reload.
*Removed the Objective tracker button skin. It's been done in ElvUI for ages. Just kept the font.
*Chg: Blizzard frames styling overhaul (Internal change - Blizzard frames style creation)
*Added more Blizzard replacement fonts (Merathilis)
*Added Strata option for player/target/targettarget detached portrait. Default to "Medium".
*Added option for the Artifact databar notifier, to show at the bag bar
*Added Styling and mini profile for Pawn
*Added a simple check for Buff-/Debuff Styling if Masque Support is enabled (Merathilis)
*Added option for BenikUI Style for Auras (Merathilis)
*Added the font used in XIV_Databar
*Chg: Professions Dashboard: Store profession ids rather than names, so it will work for all locales during install. This will reset the profession settings.
*Chg: Tokens Dashboard: Store token ids rather than the names so it will work for all locales during install. This will reset the token settings.
*Fix: Prevent flightMode to enable and requestStop button to show, when in an instance e.g. Old Hillsbrad Foothills
*Minor fixes, frames styling, clenup, German locale updates.
*Fixed a lua error during install, that was caused by a VAT setting that Blaze removed and I missed.
*Added mouseover feature for Professions Dashboard by user request. Disabled by default.
*Added mouseover feature for the Tokens dashboard by user request. Disabled by default.
*ScrollingMessageFrame in AFK mode sometimes was showing 1.5 lines. Replaced with text.
*Empty tab cleanup. (Merathilis)
*Update AFK Mode to use wow api for "race" and "localizedClass" so it works with non-english clients too. (Merathilis)
*Added TargetTarget detached portrait option by user request
*Tokens Dashboard: The token tooltip will show only when mouse overing the icon
*Tokens Dashboard: token can be disabled by Shift+Right click on it's icon, straight from the dashboard.
*Added spec and ilvl in afkMode
*Styled the WardrobeEdit frames and made the DressUp frame bigger
*Fixed FlightMap tooltips not getting styled when zoom in the area
*Fixed iLevel still showing even if there is no item in the slot
*Added Lingering Soul Fragment in tokens dashboard
*Removed AddOnSkins version check in install and in flightMode
*Changed AddOnSkins Embed Strata to fix a visual glitch with bags
*Fixed detached portraits position for large resolutions, during install
*Styled caged battlepet tooltip
*Prevent an error in Garrison+ datatext, if the character doesn't have a Garrison
*Missed some old AddOnSkins settings that broke Skada/Recount styling
*Removed wow build check from iLevel
*Fixed WorldMap tooltips not getting styled
*Got rid of Bliz font in MissionUI bonus chance and followers names
*toc update for wow patch 7.1
*Temporary disable iLevel in wow 7.03 till 7.1 goes live
*New AddOnSkins defaults per addon. Due to AddOnSkins profile changes, BenikUI install must run again in order to apply embedds.
*Revampet the afkMode timers. It's gonna show a simple 30mins logoff timer now. Also removed the mouse movement check.
*Apply Recount profile on the fly
*Apply MSBT profile on the fly
*Added Details profile
*Added profile for SquareMinimap Buttons
*iLevel issues should be fixed by using the new GetDetailedItemLevelInfo api
*Fixed detached portrait position during install
*Styled some missing alert frames
*Added support for LocationPlus & LocationLite feature to hide Bliz Zonetext
*Unitframe position fixes during install
*Actionbar position fixes during install
*Updated datatext positions during install
*Changed tokens defaults
*Fixed Power text position for Uintframes-2 layout
*Fixed the transmog frame style
*Prevent a map lua error in wow 7.1
*Guard against a skin error. This sould fix #52. Also added styling safety check on all Alert frames
*Follow ElvUI portrait changes
*Set Mission level font to ElvUI default font
*Fixed detached portrait style height and also lowered the minimum height option from 4 to 3
*Added Order Hall Datatext. This will show missions instead
*Removed Roadway font. Merathilis has his own ui now
*Guard against a rare lua error in the experience databar notifier
*Fixed max player level for Honor Databar. This should deal with #51
*AFK mode: Added backdrops under XP remaining string
*Game Menu: Added Talents, Specialization, PvP Talents
*Clicking the Honor button will show the PvP Talents frame
*Added fps in FlightMode
*Databar buttons now have their own backdrop option
*Adopted ElvUI beta oUF changes
*Added tab chat flash
*Changed the default castbar texture to a non transparent one, so that the interrupt casts color shows
*Fixed a copy/paste error in experience databar. This should fix #50
*Disable OrdeHall styling when GarrisonCommander addon is loaded. This should fix #47
*Styled all order hall mission tooltips
*Fixed World Quest tooltips style
*Updated donor list
*Prevent tooltip style to go off screen
*Fixed code to prevent a HonorBar error
*Added option on System Dashboard to show World or Home Latency. Default is World. Also added tooltip.
*Styled Obliterum Forge Frame, Garrison Talent AlertFrame, Bonus Roll frame, Guild Invite frame
*Fixed a honorbar lua error
*BenikUI Style for the BattlePet Ability Tooltip
*Added checks to prevent lua error when the unitframe is disabled via ElvUI options
*Change BenikUI style for Battlepet tooltip
*Fixed styling for OrderHall Mission frame
*Proper styling for OrderHall Mission frame
*Bag changes in ElvUI break flightMode. Releasing with a temp fix before ElvUI.
*Fixed Professions and Tokens Dashboards movers
*Replace Blizzard font in the Artifact frame - weapon name
*Styled the Adventure map dialog
*OrderHall Mission frame styled
*Updated max profession level
*Proper way to show/hide the ArticaftFrame. (Merathilis)
*Added option to Enable/Disable camera rotation during FlightMode. Disabled by default.
*Alert frames skin styling
*Fixed the flightMode Game Menu
*Fixed Professions Dashboard not showing when a char learns a new profession
*Fixed Tokens Dashboard not showing when a new char discovers a token
*Fixed Clock not getting styled
*Fixed Collections frame not getting styled
*Changed BenikUI color in the character select AddOn Manager. (Merathilis)
*Automatically set the Skada profile in install. (Merathilis)
*Style for the LFDRoleCheckPopup. (Merathilis)
*Raid frames install fixes
*Don't update the Dashboard Memory module while in combat
*Talking Head frame styled
*Used a unique name in the iLevel scanning tooltip
*Added Honor bar options (Color, Notifier)
*Added Honor bar in the install
*Added seperate option to enable/disable styling on Databars
*Fixed Professions Dashboard size and position
*Added all Legion currencies. Removed Honor and Conquest points from tokens
*Styled the PVPRewardTooltip
*Make sure that databar custom colors doesn't revert randomly to default. This will fix #27
*Fixed and re-enabled Garrison+ datatext
*Style the Alert frames
*Bliz ElvUI skins and BenikUI style now enable/disable together. This will fix #32
*Update BenikUI styles for SLE. This will fix #35
*Removed BenikUI Game menu button since ElvUI button is there
*Changed Dashboards strata level. This will fix #29
*Updated Tokens with Legion currencies. Ref #30
*Update for Legion pre-patch