Contact list pop-up window

Etan Reisner deryni at
Tue Mar 11 13:22:35 EDT 2008

On Tue, Mar 11, 2008 at 05:11:49PM +0100, Kristian Pedersen wrote:
> I was wondering how I can get rid of this pop-up window:
> I have disabled "show detailed information", but I can't seem to get rid of
> the pop-up window. It pops up for example when scrolling through the contact
> list, which can be annoying at times.
> I hope there is something which can be done to solve the problem.
> Best regards,
> Kristian :)

The only way to disable that tooltip is to edit the prefs.xml file by hand
when pidgin isn't running and set the tooltip_delay setting to 0. You can
also increase the value to increase the delay before it shows up in case
you want to keep the tooltips but find the default delay too short.


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