Moving Buddies from one group to other

anand arun anand.arun at oracle.com
Mon Jun 29 02:05:22 EDT 2009


Hi Mark,

Leaving out devel at pidgin.im from the mail chain. I have already tried the method
you suggested and mentioned the problem with that in previous mail. The buddy
moves back to the original group after logging in and logging out. I checked with
some of my colleagues and they are also having this issue.

Please suggest.



On 6/29/2009 11:11 AM, Mark Doliner wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 28, 2009 at 10:34 PM, anand arun<anand.arun at oracle.com> wrote:
>   
>> The help page for Pidgin says that :
>>
>> How can I move buddies/chats into another group?
>>
>> Select the buddy/chat you want to move in the buddylist.
>> Press 't' to tag the buddy/chat. You can tag more than one buddy/chat at the
>> same time if you want.
>> Select the buddy/group you want to move the tagged buddies to.
>> Press 'a' to attach. The buddies will be attached to the selected contact.
>> The chats will be attached to the current group
>>
>> However, pressing the 't' does not tag the buddy. It simply opens up the
>> search box. And if I drag-drop the buddy from 1 group to another then it
>> comes back to the first group when I log off and log into Pidgin. This
>> issue is being faced by many users.
>>
>> Please provide a solution for it and update the help page to have the
>> correct information.
>>     
>
> Hi Anand.  The information you read is from
> http://developer.pidgin.im/wiki/Using%20Finch , which actually
> addresses the terminal-based IM client Finch, not Pidgin.  To move
> buddies/chats into another group in Pidgin just drag and drop them.
>
> And please refrain from asking support questions on our development
> mailing list.
>
> Thanks,
> Mark
>   

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