Accounts Windows sizing issue/question

Ethan Blanton elb at
Thu Aug 9 23:46:16 EDT 2007

Tuc at T-B-O-H.NET spake unto us the following wisdom:
> 	After fixing a "Can't copy gaim to purple" issue because one of my 
> files had the wrong permission, pidgin comes up and shows the Accounts
> screen. I see "Enabled" and "Screen Name", with a slide bar that if I move
> allows me to see Protocol.
> 	So I click and drag the lower right side of the screen out because
> I want to see all 3 fields at once. When I do, the "Screen Name" field seems
> to just expand, and I still have to scroll back and forth. 
> 	I tried to click/drag the Left side of the Protocol box to the left,
> no dice. (Won't go to the right either actually). 

This looks like a simple bug, to me -- on my screen (where the dialog
opens plenty large enough to see all fields), the screen name and
protocol fields open up to roughly the same width; however, resizing
the dialog resizes only the screen name field, while the protocol
field is about three times the width of the longest string in the

If you don't mind, file a bug on the Pidgin tracker, at -- since this isn't a show-stopper bug
under most conditions, that will help us keep track of it if it isn't
fixed immediately.


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