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Guide: Rematch Addon

Post by AzerothAdoptionAgency » August 3rd, 2015, 11:06 am


Author(s): Irayna,Piwakawaka | Editor: Sandwalker | Formatted By: Jedikitten | Updated By: Piwakawaka | Additional Contributors: n/a

You haven't heard of Rematch, you say? Are you are using a pet team addon, but you feel that it's lacking features? Have you downloaded Rematch, but you have no idea where to start with it? This guide is for you!

Have you been using Rematch for a while, but you feel you just aren't getting everything out of it? Hopefully this guide will have some information to help you get more out of the addon.
What is Rematch?
Rematch is one of the best addons for pet battling. It is an alternative to the default pet journal that stores battle pet teams.

Here is a short list of the Rematch features (I'll go into detail on these below):
  • Search for pets by name.
  • Filter pets by type, strong against, tough against, and many others.
  • Search for a similar pet if you do not have one you 'need' for a team.
  • Create teams of pets for various battles.
  • Save a team to an NPC for automatic use.
  • Store notes to use with a team.
  • Set a slot in the team to use for leveling pet.
  • Create a queue of leveling pets that will automatically drop into the leveling slot.
  • Set leveling options for a team.
  • Import and Export teams to share with your friends.
  • Share your teams with other rematch users.
This sounds awesome! Where do I get it?
You can download Rematch at Curse.com and you can start using it as a pet journal with little to no configuration. If you have the Curse client, just click on the 'Get More Addons' tab and type 'Rematch' in the box. As soon as your addon database loads, you'll see Rematch and you can click on 'Install'.
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I've got it installed, so how do I use it?
Now we're going to get into the meat of this guide. It will be broken down into the following categories: You can access Rematch in a few different ways:
  • Type /rematch.
  • Set a key binding in the Key Bindings menu.
  • The Rematch button on your minimap*.
  • The LDB button if you use a Broker infobar addon (Titan Panel, for example).
  • Auto Show when you target an NPC for which you have a saved team that is not loaded**.
  • Always Show when you target an NPC***.
* This option is off by default, and can be turned on in the addon options.
** More information on this in the 'Using Rematch as a Team Organizer' section.
*** This option is off by default, and can be turned on in the addon options.


What the heck am I looking at?
When you first open your Pet Journal you will see three columns. In the left column are all your pets, the middle column displays the team that is currently loaded, while the right column is blank. Underneath this column are three tabs: Team, Queue and Options. The tab you have selected determines what you will see in the right column. Underneath the pet journal column is a rematch option that you can uncheck to revert your pet journal to its normal layout.
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If you right-click on a pet in your current team, you will see the following buttons:
  • Summon/Dismiss - Summons this pet as your companion and switches to Dismiss if this pet is already summoned.
  • Put Leveling Pet Here - We'll talk about this in the 'Using Rematch as a Leveling Queue' section.
  • Set notes - allows you to make notes about the pet.
  • Find Similar - Allows you to find pets with similar move sets.
  • Rename - Allows you to rename your pet.
  • Set/Remove Favorite - Sets this pet as a favorite.
  • Release - Releases the pet. Grayed out when pet is in the battle slot or injured.
  • Put in Cage - Puts a pet into a cage. Grayed out when pet is in the battle slot or injured.
  • Start/Stop Leveling (Under 25 only) - Prioritizes or removes pet from the leveling queue.
  • Add to Leveling Queue (Under 25 only) - Adds the pet to the leveling queue.
  • Cancel - Closes the right-click menu.
Right next to each pet, you'll see the three ability slots. Similar to the default pet journal, if you click on the ability, you will see a drop-down menu that will allow you to choose between the two abilities for that slot. If the ability isn't unlocked yet, you'll see the required level.

When selecting a pet from the main journal, the menu is the same, except for the 'Put Leveling Pet Here' option, which is removed.

Along the top right of the pet journal are six buttons: At the bottom of the left column are three options:
  • Save - saves any changes you make to your currently loaded team. If you have no team selected this option is grayed out.
  • Save As - saves pets to a new team.
  • Find Battle - starts the search for a P-PvP opponent.

    Please note: whether you first access the Rematch interface through the pet journal, or through the /rematch command, the window you look at will largely be the same. One minor difference is that in the Rematch pop-up you will have a tab called Pets. This tab gives you access to your pet journal for team making.

    So, what can we do in the options?
    Note: Much of the non-parenthetical information here comes directly from the tooltips in the options. I am simply including it here, for completeness.

    Targeting Options - We'll talk about this in the 'Using Rematch as a Team Organizer' section.

    Preferred Window Mode
    preferred window mode.jpg
    • Minimized Standalone - When automatically showing the Rematch window, show the minimized standalone window. This window will be most familiar to those who have used the previous version of Rematch.
    • Maximized Standalone - When automatically showing the rematch window, show the maximized standalone window. This is the standard window for opening Rematch.
    • Pet Journal - When automatically showing the rematch window, show the Pet Journal.

    Standalone Window Options
    standalone window options.jpg
    • Anchor - Has four buttons, with the selected button indicating where you wish the minimized standalone window to sit on your screen.
    • Use Custom Scale - Change the relative size of the standalone window to anywhere between 50% and 200% of its standard size.
    • Single Panel Mode - Collapse the maximized standalone window to one panel instead of two side by side. Users of earlier versions of Rematch may find this mode more familiar.
    • Combine pets and queue - In single panel mode, combine the pets and queue tabs together. A narrow queue will display to the right of the pet list instead of in a separate tab.
    • Keep Window on Screen - Don't hide the standalone window when the ESCape key is pressed or most other times it would hide, such as going to the game menu.
    • Even for Pet Battles - Keep the standalone window on the screen even when you enter pet battles.
    • Even Across Sessions - If the standalone window was onscreen when logging out, automatically summon it on next log in.
    • Don't Minimize with ESC Key - Don't minimize the standalone window when the ESCape key is pressed.
    • Lower Window Behind UI - Push the standalone window back behind other parts of the UI so other parts of the UI can appear on top.
    • Move Panel Tabs to the Right - Move the Pets, Teams, Queue and Options Tabs to the right side of the standalone window.
    • Minimal Minimized Window - Remove the title bar and tabs when the standalone window is minimized.
    Appearance Options
    Appearance Options.jpg
    • Compact List Format - Use an alternate style for pets, teams and queue to display more at once.
    • Use Smaller Text Too - Also use smaller text in the Compact List Format so more text displays on each button.
    • Color Pet Names by Rarity - Make the names of pets you own the same color as its rarity. Blue for rare, green for uncommon, etc.
    • Hide Rarity Borders - Don't color the icon border for pets you own in the same color as its rarity.
    • Hide Level at Max Level - If a pet is level 25 don't show its level on the pet icon.
    • Hide Targets Below Team - Hide the target name that appears beneath a team that is not named the same as its target.
    • Show Ability Numbers - In the ability flyout, show the numbers 1 and 2 to help with the common notation such as "Pet Name 122" to know which abilities to use.
    Toolbar Options
    Toolbar Options.jpg
    • Move Toolbar to Bottom - Move the toolbar buttons (Revive Battle Pets, Battle Pet Bandages, Safari Hat, etc.) to the bottom of the standalone window. Also convert red panel buttons (Save, Save As, Find Battle) to toolbar buttons.
    • Reverse Toolbar Buttons - Reverse the order of the toolbar buttons.
    • Hide on Toolbar Right-Click - When a toolbar button is used with a right-click, dismiss the window after performing the action.
    • Safari Hat Reminder - Draw attention to the Safari Hat button while a pet below max level is loaded. Also show the Rematch window when a low level pet loads and the Safari Hat is not equipped.
    Pet Card and Note Options - We'll talk about this in the 'Using Rematch as a Pet Journal' section

    Team Options - We'll talk about this in the 'Using Rematch as a Team Organizer' section

    Leveling Queue Options - We'll talk about this in the 'Using Rematch as a Leveling Queue' section

    Pet Filter Options - We'll talk about this in the 'Using Rematch as a Pet Journal' section

    Miscellaneous
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    • Show After Pet Battle - Show the Rematch window after leaving a pet battle.
    • Disable Sharing - Disable the Send button and also block any incoming pets sent by others. Import and export still work. (More on this in the 'Using Rematch as a Team Organizer' section.)
    • Don't Warn About Missing Pets - Don't display a popup when a team loads and a pet within the team can't be found.
    • Don't Ask When Hiding Pets - Don't ask for confirmation when hiding a pet. You can view hidden pets in the 'other' pet filter.
    • Use Minimap Button - Place a minimap button to toggle Rematch and load favorite teams.
    • Keep Companion - After a Team is loaded, summon back the companion that was at your side before the load, or dismiss the pet if you didn't have one summoned.
    • Hide tooltips - Hide the more common tooltips within Rematch.
    • Hide Extra Help - Hide the informational 'help' items found in many menus and on the pet card.
    • Use Default Pet Journal - Turn off Rematch integration with the default Pet Journal. You can still use Rematch in its standalone window, accessed via key binding, /rematch command or from the minimap button if enabled.
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Guide: Rematch Add On - Using Rematch as a Pet Journal

Post by piwakawaka » August 3rd, 2015, 11:08 am

The most basic use of Rematch is as an enhanced pet journal. As you're about to see, "basic" is quite an understatement.
How do I use this pet browser thing?
You can access the pet browser either through the pet journal interface, or by activating the rematch standalone window and selecting the pets tab.
[attachment=3]rematch standalone window.jpg[/attachment] By default, you will see all of the pets in game sorted by name with your favorites at the top of the list. The frame around the pet icon will indicate what rarity the pet is, although if you find it hard to see you can select the option in the appearance segment so the pet's name will also reflect it's rarity. The breed is displayed by an icon on the right side of the bar. If you have renamed a pet, that will be the name that is shown in the browser.

At the top of the browser you will see a count of the Total number of pets you own, as well as a count of how many unique pets you have. you can click on this box to obtain a more in depth breakdown of your collection as well.
[attachment=1]stats extra pane.jpg[/attachment] If you type in a search keyword another bar appears below, containing the number of pets your search returned on the left, and details of what filters you have active on the right.

Search Bar
The search bar can be used to find a pet by name. As you start typing, the pet list will filter appropriately. You can type the name of the pet, the name you have given a pet as well as ability names, location names and name of the mob you can get a pet from.
[attachment=6]bomb search.jpg[/attachment] As you can see, I've searched for "bomb" which will pull up any pets with "bomb" in the name (Including my Bombay Cat that I've renamed). It will also pull up any pets with abilities that have "bomb" in it, and if you hover over the pet, it will actually highlight the ability. I'll go into the pet card in detail a little farther down.
[attachment=5]bomb highlight.jpg[/attachment] You can also search for the following:
  • Text within abilities - "Bleed"
  • Level ranges - "level=25" or "level>10" or "level=8-13"
  • Stat ranges - "health>700" or "speed=250-350" or "power>=276"
You can also search levels, stats and text simultaneously:
  • bleed health>700 level<25 - Pets with Bleed in text that have over 700hp and are under 25.
  • level<25 bleed health>700 - Same thing. The order of search isn't important.
  • health>700 <25 bleed - Same again. If a stat doesn't appear with a < > or =, it assumes level.
Filters
There are two buttons either side of the search function. the small arrow on the left gives you access to the three basic filters, type, strong vs, and tough vs. This gives you convenient access for narrowing down your search. On the right is a rather more comprehensive set of filters.
  • Collected - Shows collected pets
    • Only Favorites - Filters collected pets to only Favorites (only applicable if Collected is checked)
  • Not Collected - Shows not collected pets
  • Pet Families - Displays pets from the selected family(ies)
  • Strong vs. - Displays pets that have attacks that are strong against the selected family(ies)
  • Tough vs. - Displays pets that counter the selected family(ies)
  • Sources - Displays pets that are found from the selected source(s)
  • Rarity - Displays collected pets of the selected rarity(ies)
  • Level - Displays collected pets within a certain level bracket.
    • Low Level (1-7)
    • Mid Level (8-14)
    • High Level (15-24)
    • Max Level (25)
    • Without Any 25's
    • Moveset Not At 25
  • Breed - Allows you to select specific breeds to search (only available if you have a breed add-on such as Battle Pet BreedID)
  • Other - Additional miscellaneous filters
    • Leveling/Not Leveling - Whether the pets are on your leveling queue or not
    • Tradeable/Not Tradeable - Whether the pets are tradeable or not
    • Can/Can't Battle - Whether the pets can battle or not
    • Quantity - Pets that you only have 1, 2, or 3 of
    • In/Not In a Team - Whether the pets are in a team or not
    • Current Zone - search for pets found in the zone you are in
    • Hidden Pets - Finds any pets you have hidden from previous searches
    • Has Notes - Finds any pet that has notes attached
  • Script - contains a few basic searches and allows for the creation of new filters
    • Unnamed Pets - Collected pets that still have their original name
    • Partially Leveled - Pets that have earned some experience in battle
    • Unique Abilities - Pets with abilities not shared by other pets
    • Pets Without Rares - Collected battle pets that have no rare version
    • Hybrid Counters - Pets with three or more attack types that are different than their pet type
    • New Script - create a new pet filter
  • Sort By - Sort the list based on the selected item
  • Favourite Filters - Allows you to save search criteria you use often. You are able to give the saved searches a name. Clicking on a search name will automatically bring up the search. If you decide you do not want a saved search you can mouse over it and click on the red cancel circle that appears.
  • Help - gives several examples of searches you can use
  • Reset All - Clears all filters
  • Okay- Closes the right click menu
The button to the left of the search bar will toggle the type bar which will display below the search. This is a quick pick bar to filter by the most common areas: Family, Strong vs., and Tough vs. These three menus also have a check box that will toggle this bar as well.

Pet Card
As noted below, when you hover over a pet in the browser (or your currently slotted pet), you'll see your pet card. If you click on a pet, then this card will stay put, so that you can navigate it fully.
[attachment=7]bombay cat.jpg[/attachment] The pet card contains the following information:
  • Icon, Name, Family - If you hover over this section, it will show the following:
    • How to obtain the pet
    • Pet's family racial
    • Pet flavor text
    • Damage taken increased & decreased
  • Pet Name (Not renamed)
  • Level
  • Stats: Health, Speed, Power, Breed (if you have a breed tracker add on installed. I use Battle Pet BreedID), Rarity, and XP. If you have a breed tracker installed and hover over this section, it will show available breeds
  • Abilities - If you hover over an ability it will show the details of the ability

Pet Card and Notes Options
[attachment=0]pet card and notes options.jpg[/attachment]
  • Allow Pet Cards To Be Pinned - when dragging a pet card to another part of the screen, pin the card so all future pet cards display in the same spot, until the card is moved again or the unpin button is clicked.
  • Click For Pet Cards and Notes - Instead of automatically displaying pet cards and notes when you mouse over them, require clicking the pet or notes buttons to display them.
  • Faster Pet Cards and Notes - Instead of a small delay when showing pet cards and notes, immediately display them as you mouse over pet card and notes buttons.
  • Use Pet Cards In Battle - Use the pet card on the unit frames during a pet battle instead of the default tooltip
  • Use Pet Cards For Links - Use the pet card when viewing a link of a pet someone else sent you instead of the default link.
  • Keep Notes On Screen - Keep notes when the ESCape key is pressed or other time it would hide, such as changing tabs or closing rematch.
  • Show Notes Upon Targeting - When your target has a saved team with notes, automatically display and lock the notes.
  • Show Notes In Battle - If the loaded team has notes, display and lock the notes when you enter battle
    • Only Once Per Team - Only display notes the first time you enter battle, until another team is loaded.
  • Alternate Lore Font - Use a more normal-looking font for lore text on the back of the pet card
  • Show Species ID On Pet Card - Display the numerical species ID of a pet as a stat on the pet card
Pet Filter Options
[attachment=4]pet filter options.jpg[/attachment]
  • Reset filters on login - When logging in, start with all pets listed and no filters active
  • Reset Sort With Filters - When clearing filters, also reset the sort back to the default: Sort by name, favourites first
  • Don't Reset Search With Filters - When manually clearing filters, don't clear the search box too. Some actions such as logging in, or Find Similar, will always clear search regardless of this setting
  • Sort By Chosen Name - when pets are sorted by name, sort them by the name given by the name given by the rename option instead of their original name
So I can use it to set up my current battle pets?
When you find a pet you want to use, all you have to do is drag the pet from the browser into the desired slot in the main rematch window. Once a pet is set in a slot, you can swap it out with a different pet, if you want to change the order, or replace it completely with a different pet. This works very similarly to the default pet journal.

Next to your slotted pet, you'll see the three selected abilities. If you click on an ability, it will fly out and show you the other ability that is available for that slot (or the level requirement for the ability if the ability isn't unlocked yet). If you have the option to show ability numbers, it will show a 1 or 2 in the bottom corner of the ability in the flyout.

The abilities that show by default are the last abilities you had slotted for that pet. So if you selected your Mechanical Pandaren Dragonling and set his abilities to 122 and then replaced him with a different pet, the next time you selected him for a lot, his abilities will set to 122 by default.

Will you please quit teasing me and get to the important stuff?
So yes, I said I'd get to this later, and the time has come. This is one of the best features of the Rematch pet journal: Find Similar. We have all researched certain battle strategies, and gotten frustrated when we don't have the recommended pet for the job. There has to be another pet that will fit the bill, right? If there is, Rematch can help you find it.

Before I found Rematch, I had to go to WarcraftPets and look up the suggested pet. Then I'd go to the battle info and click on the first recommended ability. From there, you can see all the pets that have that ability, and then you can look and see if any of those pets have the other abilities that you need. This was time consuming, and very rarely did it even produce results. There were too many variables and too much jumping back and forth.

With rematch, all of the information that you need is right in front of you. Let's use the Darkmoon Rabbit as an example, since we know very few of us actually have it.

I need to see if I have any pets that will work in place of the Darkmoon Rabbit in this battle, so I search for Darkmoon Rabbit in the pet browser, and see that yes, it is black and I don't have it. Sad day! But wait... maybe I have another pet that has the abilities that I need. So I right-click on my lonely Darkmoon Rabbit and choose "Find Similar" which shows me a total of 15 pets (including the DMR) that have the same abilities:
[attachment=2]rabbit search.jpg[/attachment] I can now hover over all of these pets and inspect their abilities. The ones that they share with my original pet will be highlighted in gold, much the same way as if I had searched the text of the ability. I can see which abilities they share with the Darkmoon Rabbit, and make sure that they don't fall into the same slots, because you know, that wouldn't be very helpful.

As far as I can tell, pets must have at least 3 abilities in common with the selected pet, but as noted before, that doesn't mean that all three abilities are available to use. Additionally, it doesn't mean that those three abilities are going to be the same ones that you need.

One last note about find similar... There are some pets that have unique ability names, but those abilities basically do the same thing as another ability. These will not be caught in the Find Similar search. However, you can take the ability text and search for it, and maybe be able to find a pet that shares your abilities that way.
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[In Progress] Guide: Rematch Add On - Using Rematch as a Leveling Queue

Post by piwakawaka » August 3rd, 2015, 11:08 am

Leveling pets can be a real headache, if you have an add-on it might not always do what you want, and if you don't have an add-on you're constantly having to fish through an endless collection of pets, that gets more and more intimidating the longer the list of pets to level gets. Fortunately, Rematch can help you with all of that.
[attachment=3]queue tab.jpg[/attachment] So I can use this thing to help me level my pets?
Yes! In this section of the guide, we will discuss how to build your leveling queue so that you can always have your next highest priority pet in the leveling slot. We will talk more about how to embed this into your teams in the Using Rematch as a Team Organizer section, but in order to use a leveling pet, you need to tell Rematch which pet to use.

This is especially important for when you start saving teams, While you can find more information in the Using Rematch as a Team Organizer segment, it pays to be aware that simply placing a pet you're leveling in a team slot does not automatically make that slot a leveling slot. You can tell if you've got it right when you save a team and the slot with your leveling pet has a greyed out box with a blue arrow.
[attachment=1]team tab with leveling slot.jpg[/attachment] Adding and Removing Pets

In the Default Rematch Window and Options section I mentioned some options that are available in the default window when you right-click on a pet. There are three options that pertain to your leveling queue:
  • Start/Stop Leveling (Under 25 only) - This option will take your currently slotted pet and make them your highest priority leveling pet. If they are already your leveling pet, this will remove them from your queue.
  • Add to Leveling Queue (Under 25 only) - This option will take your currently slotted pet and add them to the end of your leveling queue
  • Put Leveling Pet Here - This option will remove the pet that you currently have slotted and replace it with a placeholder spot for your highest priority leveling pet. If you have pets in your queue, you will see your highest priority pet in the slot with a border showing that it's a leveling slot. You can only use this option if you have at least one pet in your leveling queue.
[attachment=2]team select options.jpg[/attachment] Managing your Queue

From here, you can add additional pets to your queue or sort your queue using the provided options on the button at the top right of the leveling queue panel.
  • Sort by
    • Ascending Level - Sort all pets in the leveling queue from level 1 - level 24
    • Median Level - Sort all pets in the leveling queue for closest to 10.5
    • Descending Level - Sort all pets in the leveling queue from level 24 - level 1
    • Type - Sort all pets in the queue by their type
  • Active Sort - the queue will stay sorted in the order chosen. The order of pets may automatically change as they gain xp, or get added/removed from the queue. You cannot manually change the order of pets while the queue is actively sorted.
  • Pause Preferences - Suspend all preferred loading of pets from the queue, except for pets that can't load.
  • Fill Queue - Fill the leveling queue with one of each version of a pet from the filtered pet list, and for which you don't already have a level 25 or one in the queue already.
  • Fill Queue More - Fill the leveling queue with one of each version of a pet from the filtered pet list, regardless whether you have any at level 25 or one in the queue already.
  • Empty Queue - Remove all pets from the leveling queue
[attachment=5]leveling queue sort.jpg[/attachment] You can also manage individual pets from within your leveling queue by right-clicking. most of the options in the display are the same as what you get when clicking on a pet, however there are a few exceptions.
  • Move To Top - Move the selected pet to the top of your leveling queue (the pet currently being leveled will immediately be replaced by this pet)
  • Move Up - Move the selected pet up one space in the leveling queue
  • Move Down - Move the selected pet down one space in the leveling queue
  • Move To Bottom - Move the selected pet to the end of the leveling queue
[attachment=4]pet select queue.jpg[/attachment] Leveling Queue Options
  • Prefer Living Pets - When loading pets from the queue, skip dead pets and load living ones first.
    • And At Full Health - Also prefer uninjured pets when loading pets from the queue
  • Double Click To Send To Top - When a pet in the queue panel is double clicked, send it to the top of the queue instead of summoning it
  • Hide Leveling Pet Toast - Don't display the pop up 'toast' when a new pet is automatically loaded from the leveling queue
  • Automatically Level New Pets - When you capture or learn a new pet, automatically add it to the leveling queue
    • Only Pets Without A 25 - Only automatically level pets which don't have a version at 25 or in the queue
    • Only Rare Pets - Only automatically level rare quality pets
[attachment=0]leveling queue options.jpg[/attachment]
Now that you have your leveling queue filled and sorted, you will see your highest priority pet show up in your leveling slot of your slotted pets. Once a pet reaches level 25, it will automatically remove from the queue and replace with the next highest priority leveling pet. All pets in your leveling queue have a circle with a blue arrow inside over their family symbol in the standard pet list to indicate they are already queued for leveling.
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[In Progress] Guide: Rematch Add On - Using Rematch as a Team Organizer

Post by piwakawaka » August 3rd, 2015, 11:10 am

It's all good having a leveling queue, but it doesn't start making life easier until you start using the team functions.
So I can save the teams I use?

Yes. with rematch you can not only save teams that you use constantly, you can also share your teams with friends if they use the add-on, and you can even back up your teams so If rematch breaks or you lose your teams for some reason, you don't have to try and remember what you were using, and input each team manually.

How do I save my teams then?

When you first opened rematch you may have not the save, and save as buttons in the three pet panels. If you create a team from any of the panels you can use these buttons to either save a new team, or save over a team you have already created. You will note it is only in the full pet journal that the Team Tab has access to the pet list as well as your saved team list unless you have selected the appropriate standalone window modifiers.

When you construct a team you can choose to save it to an NPC ID. This allows rematch to automatically load a team when you mouse over your opponent. The target drop down above your displayed team allows you to select which npc you are saving a team for. As you can see the Garrison npcs have Erris the Collector and Kura Thunderhoof displayed five times each. Because these NPC's have different teams they can use, this allows you to save a team for each possible battle. Always double check you're saving a team to the correct ID. For similar named targets, mousing over each entry will bring a tool tip indicating the pets your opponent has for that entry.

To bring up your saved teams you can either set rematch to load the appropriate team automatically through the options, or you can search through your saved teams and click/double click the team to load it.

You can create multiple tabs if you wish, for better organization.
[attachment=5]Team Tab npc ID.jpg[/attachment] Teams

Above your team list is a drop down with easy access to several of the Team options, as well as a few extras.
[attachment=4]team drop down.jpg[/attachment]
  • Prompt To Load - When your new team has a saved team not already loaded, and the target panel isn't on screen, display a pop-up asking if you want to load the team. This is only for the first interaction with a target. You can always load a target's team from the team panel.
    • With Rematch Window - Prompt to load with the rematch window instead of a pop-up.
    • Always Prompt - Prompt every time you interact with a target with a saved team not already loaded, instead of only the first time
  • Auto Load - When you mouseover a new target that has a saved team not already loaded, immediately load it. This is only for the first interaction with a target. You can always load a target's team from the team panel.
    • Show After Loading - After a Team Auto loads, show the Rematch window.
    • Show On Injured - After a Team Auto loads, show the Rematch window if any pets are injured.
    • On Target Only - Auto Load upon targeting only, not mouseover. WARNING! This is not recommended! It can be too late to load pets if you target with a right click.
  • Export Listed Teams - Export all teams listed below to a string you can copy elsewhere, such as forums or emails. Other rematch users can then paste these teams into their Rematch via Import Teams. You can export a single team by right-clicking one and choosing its share menu.
  • Backup All Teams - This will Export all teams across all tabs into text that you can paste elsewhere, such as an email or a text file someplace safe. You can later restore these teams using the Import Teams Option.
  • Import Teams - Import a single team or many teams that were Exported from Rematch.
You also gain several functions from right-clicking your saved teams.
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  • Edit Win Record
  • Edit Team
  • Set Favourite
  • Set Notes
  • Set Preferences - Allows you to choose criteria for any pets you level with that team. for example, several Pandaren Tamers require your leveling pet to have a certain amount of health in order to survive the encounter, this allows you to set criteria such as maximum and minimum health, maximum and minimum level, as well as expected damage taken and exceptions for magic and mechanical pets due to their racial abilities.
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  • Move To - allows you to shift a team to a different tab should you have more than one
  • Share - Individual team sharing options
    • Export As Plain Text - Export this team in plain text that you can copy elsewhere, such as forums or emails. The plain text format is best for sharing teams with others that may not have Rematch. Other Rematch users can paste this team into their Rematch via Import Teams.
    • Export As String - Export this team as a string you can copy elsewhere such as forums or emails. The string format is best for copying multiple teams to be imported together or for sharing teams with someone in another language
    • Import Team - Import a single team or many teams that was exported with Rematch
    • Send Team - Send this team to another online user of Rematch
  • Delete Team
  • Unload Team - Leaves the pets in their slots but wipes the NPC ID attached to the team.
Targeting Options
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  • Prompt To Load - When your new team has a saved team not already loaded, and the target panel isn't on screen, display a pop-up asking if you want to load the team. This is only for the first interaction with a target. You can always load a target's team from the team panel.
    • With Rematch Window - Prompt to load with the rematch window instead of a pop-up.
    • Always Prompt - Prompt every time you interact with a target with a saved team not already loaded, instead of only the first time
  • Auto Load - When you mouseover a new target that has a saved team not already loaded, immediately load it. This is only for the first interaction with a target. You can always load a target's team from the team panel.
    • Show After Loading - After a Team Auto loads, show the Rematch window.
    • Show On Injured - After a Team Auto loads, show the Rematch window if any pets are injured.
    • On Target Only - Auto Load upon targeting only, not mouseover. WARNING! This is not recommended! It can be too late to load pets if you target with a right click.
  • Always Show When Targeting - Regardless whether a target's team is already loaded, show the rematch window when you target something with a saved team.
Team Options
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  • Hide Targets Below Teams - Hide the target name that appears beneath a team that is not named the same as its target.
  • Always Show Team Targets - Show team tabs along the right side of the window even if you're not on the team panel.
    • Move Team Tabs To The Left - Move the team tabs along the right side of the standalone window to the left side.
  • Auto Track Win Record - At the end of each battle, automatically record whether the loaded team won or lost. Forfeits are always counted as a loss. You can still manually update a team's win record at any time.
    • For PvP Battles Only - Automatically track whether the loaded team won or lost only in a PvP battle and never for a PvE battle.
  • Display Total Wins Instead - Instead of displaying the win percentage of a team on the win record button, display the total number of wins instead. Team tabs that are sorted by win record will also be sorted by number of wins
  • Hide Win Record Buttons - Hide the win record button to the right of each team. You can still manually edit a team's win record from its right click menu and automatic tracking will continue if it's enabled.
How do the back ups work then?

when you select back up all teams you will be presented with a window containing strings of text and numbers, as well as a warning below the copy box stating that any superficial settings such as sort orders, filters and other options will not be saved. You can copy the text in this box and save it into a document or email so that if you have to reset rematch your teams are not lost.

All you have to do to bring your teams back into the add-on is click on import teams. you will be presented with a similar box where you can copy individual tamer strings, or the entire series of strings to repopulate your saved teams.

Should you make new teams after you have backed your teams up you can choose to export the individual team string and add it to your back up list, rather than copy the whole lot again.

[readmore="Changelog"]08.03.2015 Guide created.[/readmore]
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