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#1 Apr 29 2009 at 5:18 PM Rating: Decent
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I am sch 61 and want to have as many spells macroed as possible i just want some advice on how to setup the macro sets in a full macro book any advice welcome.

PS i would like spells up to 75 macroed even though i am only 61 to save changing them every time i get a new spell.
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#2 Apr 30 2009 at 11:57 AM Rating: Good
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If you use windower, you can try adapting some of what I mentioned here to some scripts, but the general layout is something you could adapt macro books for if you don't. You'll just wind up needing to use a couple more pages.
#3 Apr 30 2009 at 8:32 PM Rating: Decent
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My current macro set-up took me quite some time to create.

I use two macro books: "Light Arts" and "Dark Arts"

CTRL on every set on Light Arts looks like this:

CTRL:
[Dark Arts] [Addendum] [Penury] [Celerity] [Accession] [Rapture] [Healing] [Storm] [Enfeeb] [Enhanc]


CTRL 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 are all assigned to their specific job abilities.
CTRL 7, 8, 9, and 0 are switch to another macro set and swap some equipment.

ALT on Light Arts will be different for each set.
Set 1 has nothing.
Set 2 has Cure/II/III/IV, Regen/II, RI, RII, RRI, and RRII
Set 3 has the storm spells
Set 4 has Para, Slow, and Silence along with 'na spells.
Set 5 has Stoneskin, Phalanax, Aquaveil, Prot, Shell, etc, and Enspell which switches to set 6. I also keep my sublimation and resting macro here.
Set 6 has all enspells.


My "Dark Arts" book functions in the same general way.

CTRL:
[Light Arts] [Addendum][Parsimony] [Alacrity] [Manifestation] [Elemental] [Helix] [Enfeeb]

ALT:
Set 1: Nothing.
Set 2: Fire, Water, Blizzard, etc.
Set 3: Helices
Set 4: Drain, Aspir, Sleep, Bind, Blind, etc.

For my nukes, my macros look like this:

/equip main "Fire Staff"
/ma t "Fire IV"
/ma t "Fire III"
/ma t "Fire II"
/ma t "Fire"

In this way you can cast your highest tier spell for your level so you dont have to adjust your macro if you are level synced.

Using this system I pretty much have every spell (besides barspells) macroed with a lot of room for equipment swaps.
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