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Revision as of 19:56, 14 January 2020

Welcome to the Istaria Companion Documentation page.

Istaria Companion is basically a log file parser for Istaria - Chronicles of the Gifted. Companion offers you some nice features delivering information about your play style and contains some tools to make life easier in Istaria.

Download

Istaria Companion only works with 64bit systems. You'll need at least Windows 7 and Java SE 8 installed to be able to run it.

NOTE: If you experience any problems on running the Companion, please try to reinstall using the version invluding Java.

normal install: Istaria Companion V 1.2.2
install including Java: Istaria Companion V 1.2.2 JVM

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Getting started / Installing

NOTE: If you want to update Istaria Companion, ensure all Companions are closed prior to starting the installation procedure.

  1. After downloading one of the above versions, start the install program.
    Antivirus software may warn about a possible threat. This is a false warning.
  2. User Account Control may ask you if you want to allow the execution, please confirm by pressing 'Yes'.
  3. Accept the license agreement, press 'Next'.
  4. On the following dialog you won't need to change the directory in most cases. DO NOT choose Istaria's directory there! Press next when done. (This dialog is not shown when you upgrade an already existing version)
    Choose Directory Dialog.jpg
  5. If you want it to, let the installer create a shortcut onto your Desktop, leave the checkbox checked in that case. Press 'Next'.
  6. Press 'Install'.
  7. Press 'Finish'.
  8. Start the Program for the first time. If the program fails to start and shows an error, please read here...
    First Start.jpg
  9. Companion asks you to choose the Istaria installation folder. Press 'Choose..' and browse to the folder you've installed Istaria into. Usually this is at:
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Istaria
  10. Confirm by pressing the 'OK' button.
  11. Companion now starts and begins parsing your Istaria log file
  12. Start Istaria and log in
  13. Open the options window
    Istariaoptions.jpg
  14. Select the 'Options' folder
  15. check the 'Enable Chat Logs' and 'Simple Combat Feedback' options. This enables the chat text log file and abbreviates your chat combat messages, so the parser can read it correctly.
    Simplecombatfeedback.jpg
  16. Confirm by pressing the 'OK' button
  17. Now the parser should work.

Features

More features may be added in the near future.

Guides / Details about functions

Version history / Release notes

Istaria Companion V 1.2.2 (12/29/2019)
Fixes:
  • Fixed a bug where LootPing bugged the entire GUI after removing all items from the list and restarting the tool.
Istaria Companion V 1.2.1 (12/22/2019)
Fixes:
  • LootPing now wraps it's text and table accordingly when changing the window's width.
  • LootPing can be limited on playing a sound now, when an item's target amount is reached.
  • Fixed a problem with the 'search in wiki' buttons, where a new selection in tables won't update the button's functionality.
  • QuestSpy doesn't add 'icon_xxx' lines to the quest steps anymore.
  • QuestSpy now sorts the quest steps correctly.
  • Fixed a bug where, after switching Companion's working directory, QuestSpy still extracted quest details from the old working directory.
  • Tweaked most of the tables so they won't add a horizontal scrollbar if not urgently necessary.
  • Improved the look-and-feel by adding icons to buttons and menu entries.
  • Fixed 'something' in the Audioplayer so hopefully less RAM is used.
Istaria Companion V 1.2.0 (12/08/2019)
New Feature:
  • QuestSpy - collects all quests you do accept and enlists details about it.

LootPing update:
LootPing now supports gathering messages aswell. For example, if you want to be informed when gathering special resources. Comes in very handy when fishing (Squid etc.).

Misc:

  • More code refactoring and optimisations.
  • Fixed some bug where the 'Search in wiki' options opened wrong search phrases.
Istaria Companion V 1.1.0
New Features:
  • AbilitySpy - collects all used abilities and their users.

LootPing update:
You can add target amounts for each item now. LootPing will play a special sound when you reached your item's target amount. You can choose different sounds in the Preferences.

Misc:
Some minor fixes, code refactoring and optimisations.

Istaria Companion V 1.0.0
First release.

New Features:

  • DPS Parser - Parses damage per seconds on fights.
  • LootPing - plays sounds when looting certain items.


Facts about "Istaria Companion"
DescriptionIstaria log file parser and Lexica wiki help tool +
Mod type3rd party tool +