Search IM Buddies
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Sat May 3 17:48:11 EDT 2008
Sascha Vogt wrote:
> David K. Bainbridge schrieb:
>> I have been using Pidgin for a while and very much like the tool. One
>> problem I am having is that I have so many buddies in my list that it is
>> often difficult to locate the one I would like to find. I am aware that
>> I can use the "Add Buddy" buddy option to locate a buddy, but what I
>> would really find useful is a text field at the top/bottom of the buddy
>> list into which I can type a name/alias and that would filter the buddy
>> list based on matches. This would allow me to quickly locate the person
> There is something which might help you:
> Try typing while you have the buddy list active. A little search window
> should pop up and the first match should be selected.
> To cycle through the matches use your mouse scroll-wheel or I think
> PageUp and PageDown should also do the trick.
AFAIK, a bug in the GTK stuff made this feature useless (at least on
Win32). I also remember a previous request for a more fully fledged
buddy search function, which I second.
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