Search Bar

André Lemos tux at
Mon Dec 10 11:46:14 EST 2007

Antonio Mathias Rüdiger Verona wrote:
> Hello!
> I'm newcomer on this list. I don't know if anyone did the suggestion
> bellow before, I didn't find it anywhere.
> At my job I need to use the Microsoft Communicator, its "enterprise"
> version of MSN. It have a good thing: a contact search bar on top of
> contact list. Just typing a few characters, it give all contacts with
> these chars. Its very useful when you have a lot of people on your
> list.
> What you think about implement this mechanism on Pidgin too?
> Thank you,
> Mathias
> PS: A image of Communicator:

In pidgin just start typing with your contact list in focus. It is very 
far from intuitive, but it does what you need.

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