WoW API: ComplainChat

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WoW API < ComplainChat

Complain about a specific chat message to the Game Masters.

ComplainChat(author, [message])


<number> lineID
This is the eleventh argument from CHAT_MSG events.
<string> author
The name of the player to complain about.
<string> message
The chat message to complain about.


  • Abusing the spam-reporting API will get it protected. [1]
  • Complaining about a player squelches further communication from the target's account for the rest of the session. [2]
  • lineID can also be obtained from the player link. E.g. local lineID = strmatch(link, ("|Hplayer:[^:]*:(%d+):.*|h") - useful if using OnHyperlinkClick, OnHyperlinkEnter, or OnHyperlinkLeave.

See Also[edit]

API CanComplainChat