[Question #40741]: Search on pidgin

seenxu question40741 at answers.launchpad.net
Wed Jul 30 10:45:40 EDT 2008


Question #40741 on pidgin in ubuntu changed:
https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/pidgin/+question/40741

seenxu proposed the following answer:
the gtk build-in searchbox has a wordaround. simply click on the contact
list, type the letters which will match the contact you want to find.

but it has also limitation, which means it doesn't have the filter
functionality that gtalk or dolphin has already had, it starts to search
from the first letter of your contact's name, so you have to type a little
bit more. because I have aliases for all my contacts(in order of family
name, first name, or a short id), so this way just works for me now.:D


On Wed, Jul 30, 2008 at 4:25 PM, Kevin
<question40741 at answers.launchpad.net>wrote:

> New question #40741 on pidgin in ubuntu:
> https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/pidgin/+question/40741
>
> HI
>
> When I use yhe pidgin, I find that it is so hard to find my friend, if
> there are a search box on the pidgin, that will be wonderful.
>
> You can see the google talk/msn, there are a search box, especially the
> google talk search box is very fast,I like it very much.
>
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