message window features
floeff at arcor.de
Sat Aug 11 16:43:24 EDT 2007
I'm fairly new to Pidgin, coming from Windows' Miranda, and I have some
questions where you hopefully can help me. ;-) I tried out several
plugins and read the FAQ, but some features I consider important seem to
- Can I set a background color per incoming and outgoing message, to
better distinguish them? I tried the color plugin, but it only can set
text color, not background color.
- Can I put a small line between the messages, also to better
distinguish them? It is only possible to add a single line for a new
message with the appropriate plugin, but not between all messages.
- Can nicknames be removed from IM windows? I already see them in the
title and the tab, so having them next to the time is annoying...
- My biggest problem is about conversation history. I want to close the
message window with Esc (can be set via Pidgin's config file as well).
When I reopen the message window, all past messages should be shown.
When closing the program, all history should be sweeped. This seems to
be impossible with Pidgin. There is a plugin to show the last two or
three messages when reopening the window, but not the whole
conversation. Another plugin for hiding message windows instead of
closing them exists as well, but I can't attach that menu entry to the
Esc button. Any idea on how to achieve that?
Thanks a lot!
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