Widget API: GameTooltip:SetSpell

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Widget API ← GameTooltip < SetSpell

Shows the tooltip for the specified spell.

GameTooltip:SetSpell(spellBookId, bookType);
Arguments
spellBookId
Number - the id of the spell on the tab from the spellbook - not the same as SpellId
bookType
String - Either BOOKTYPE_SPELL ("spell") or BOOKTYPE_PET ("pet").
Returns
unknown

Examples[edit]

GameTooltip:SetSpell(46, BOOKTYPE_SPELL)

Details[edit]

  • Find the spellBookId as follows:
local i = 1
while true do
   local spell, rank = GetSpellName(i, BOOKTYPE_SPELL)
   if (not spell) then
      break
   end
   if (rank) then
      spell = spell.." ("..rank..")"
   end
   DEFAULT_CHAT_FRAME:AddMessage(i..": "..spell)
   i = i + 1
end

Notes[edit]

This has been renamed to SetSpellBookItem in patch 4.0.1