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WoW API < UseContainerItem

Use an item from a container. If Merchant window is open, this will sell the item. Triggered when an item is Right Clicked.

UseContainerItem(bagId, slot [, onSelf])

Parameters Edit

Arguments Edit

(bagId, slot [, onSelf])
bagId 
Integer - The bag id, where the item to use is located
slot 
Integer - The slot in the bag, where the item to use is located
onSelf 
Boolean - Optional parameter, if the item should be used on yourself (default: false).

Example Edit

UseContainerItem(1, 16, 1)

ResultEdit

Uses the item located in the 16th slot in your 1st bag (not backpack) on yourself.
For instance if it's a bandage, this will bandage yourself.

DetailsEdit

Slots in the bags are listed from left to right, top to bottom.
A 16 slot bag has the following slot numbers:
1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16


An 18 slot bag has the following slot numbers:
1 2
3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18

Protection NotesEdit

This function is protected except for the following:

  • When the (Guild) Bank is open: Move the item to/from the (Guild) Bank.
  • When the Merchant frame is open: Sell the item.
  • When the Mail frame is open and on the "Send Mail" tab: Add the item to the attachments.
  • When the item is equippable: Equip the item.
  • When the slot is empty: Do nothing.
  • When the item is a locked Lockbox: Show an error message that says it's locked.
  • When the item is a container (Clam Shell, Unlocked Lockbox, etc.): Open the Loot frame and show the contents.
  • When the item is a book: Open the book's Gossip frame for reading.
  • When the item is not a usable item: Do nothing.
  • When the item starts a quest: Open the quest Gossip frame for reading.
  • When the Trade frame is open: Add the item to the list of items to be traded. (I have not confirmed this)
  • When the Auctions tab is open: Add item for auction pricing and submission.

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