Appearance of usernames in chat vs IM

Julian Hartmann netzkind at
Wed Mar 18 03:51:02 EDT 2009

Hi all,

using pidgin 2.5.5 on win32, i have noticed a difference in the way
usernames are displayed in instant messages vs. the way they are
displayed in chatrooms:
while they are bold in ims, their font is "normal" in chats. IMHO,
this makes the chats less readable. (Currently selected GTK theme is

I suppose there is a way to change how usernames are displayed using
gtkrc, but i haven't got a faint idea of what item i need to configure
to accomplish this.

Could any of you enlighten me? :)

Thanks and best regards,

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