whenever ive had this problem, it is because there is another bar/UI-piece covering it... even if it doesnt look like it.
for example, i move my health-bar/portriat to the bottom of the screen. there is a large empty portion of the health bar that is there for all the buffs/debuffs that you can have. if this portion of the healthbar is over any of the hoykey-bars, I cannot click them to activate the buttons... as the game thinks you are clicking that empty part of the healthbar.
so, do you have some "empty" UI items on your screen? do you maybe have an unused hot-bar on top of it?
thats my first thought on what you describe.
second thought: for a work-around, you should be able to set hot-keys to the skills... im blanking on how/where, but i think there are keybindings for those... they may be called something like "class" skills in the UI options.
another work-around (assuming my main point above is correct) would be to ctrl+\ and move the pet-bar to anywhere it is unobstructed on your screen, then drag the icon off you pet-bar onto your main hot-bars and can assign a key-binding to that slot or just click on it that way.
Last edited by SapienChavez; Sep 19 2012 at 01:32 PM.
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