Customizing status message on per service basis?

Rob Stampfli pidgin at
Tue Feb 3 19:21:03 EST 2009

On Tue, Feb 03, 2009 at 07:11:11PM -0500, Shreevatsa R wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 03, 2009 at 06:43:52PM -0500, Rob Stampfli wrote:
> > When you set your status in Pidgin (Available, Unavailable, Away, etc.)
> > you are allowed to enter a short message that others see attributed to
> > you in their buddy list window.  Is there some way to set these messages
> > selectively on a service by service basis?  In other words, set one
> > message for MSN, another for Yahoo, a third for ICQ, etc.?
> If you click on "New status...", you can choose to
> "Use a different status for some accounts".
> It is probably more convenient to use the MyStatusbox plugin from the
> Purple PluginPack:

Exactly what I was looking for.  Thanks!


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