I'm not sure if I understand you correctly. If I do, it sounds like you want to know when your abilities on your alt and ctrl bars are ready. The echo system still exists in this game, although not as good as having multiple mobile action bars (ala every other mmo now).
Go into you control macros. Choose the one you want. Let's just say it's called "ability"
and it has a 60 second cool down.
/action "Ability" <t>
/echo Ability Ready!
Try that out for now. I'm fairly sure we're getting UI addons in the future. In which case all of this will seem completely unnecessary.
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