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Attributes holds a list of Attribute elements, and is a mechanism for adding members to Lua objects that represent the UI element. Attributes can be defined in any Frame type.

Inheritance[edit | edit source]

Inherited by: none, Inherits: none, Defined in: Frame

Elements[edit | edit source]

<Attribute> ...

Attributes[edit | edit source]

none

Summary[edit | edit source]

Attributes allow XML to define Lua variables for the runtime UI object representing the element. Defining an attribute will actually set a member of the elements object table of the defined type. UI the default WoW UI FrameXML Attributes are often used to define security attributes as setting those attributes before the frame is available, insures that the element is secured before any other scripts can access it.

Example[edit | edit source]

<Frame name="MyFrame">
  <Attributes>
    <Attribute name="myvar" type="number" value="0"/>
  </Attributes>
</Frame>

This example will set a variable named 'myvar' with a number value of '0', when the frame is created.

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