Brian Koponen

Programming and Tech Tips

BetterAlign Reference Guide - Vanilla World of Warcraft Addon

BetterAlign is a helpful addon for Vanilla World of Warcraft when you are customizing your user interface. It basically adds a grid on the screen that you can use to align elements from different addons to create a very clean interface.

For many more useful addons, check out my Vanilla World of Warcraft Addon Guide.


Downloads

You can download it from the official Github.


Installing

Extract the downloaded file and rename the BetterAlign-master folder to BetterAlign. Drag the BetterAlign folder into the Interface/AddOns folder in your World of Warcraft game folder.


How to Use

This is not a complicated addon. It has three main features: display a grid, add vertical guides and add horizontal guides. Open the BetterAlign window by typing /ba into the chat window.

BetterAlign Window

Button Description
Add Adds a user movable guide. (Vertical by default)
Horizontal The guide made with Add will be horizontal.
Hide Hides all guides made with the Add button.
Lock The guides become immovable.
Show Grid Displays the grid.
Slider Changes the precision of the grid.
X Hides the window


Screenshots

BetterAlign Grid at 32 BetterAlign Grid 32

BetterAlign Grid at 96 BetterAlign Grid 96

BetterAlign Grid and Guides BetterAlign Grid and Guides

BetterAlign Guides Only BetterAlign Guides Only


Slash Commands

/ba, /balign or /betteralign

Command Description
/ba Opens the BetterAlign window

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