Hide offline buddies is not working-- Ticket #5611

Daniel Atallah datallah at pidgin.im
Sat Jan 23 11:12:14 EST 2010


On Sat, Jan 23, 2010 at 10:01, Dan DeGolier <degolier at gmail.com> wrote:
> Another update.  I removed all of my IM accounts, then uninstalled and
> reinstalled ver 2.6.5.  Doesn't help.  I have the exact same behaviour as
> described in Ticket #5611 which claims to have been fixed but I still have
> the issue.

I think that ticket describes the opposite behavior (but I may be
misunderstanding what your issue is).

What is your global "Buddies->Show->Offline" setting?

>
> Is there a way to completely uninstall ALL files related to Pidgin without
> editing the registry so that a clean uninstall will really allow me to start
> over?

Yes, you can delete/rename the "%APPDATA%\.purple" directory.

However, I don't think this will help.

>
> Dan
> On Sat, Jan 23, 2010 at 7:44 AM, Dan DeGolier <degolier at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> I've now even reinstalled the application, and still the same problem.
>> Can ayone help me?
>>
>> On Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 5:16 PM, Dan DeGolier <degolier at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> I have searched the forums but can't find anything to fix this:
>>> I can no longer hide offline buddies.
>>> when I right click a group, I can toggle between the options to "hide
>>> offline buddies" or "show offline buddies" but they never actually hide.  I
>>> just upgraded from 2.6.2 to 2.6.5 but that didn't help.
>>>
>>> Ideas?



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