Statement in pidgin?

Dave Warren lists at
Thu Apr 30 11:52:14 EDT 2009

On Thu, 30 Apr 2009 17:29:11 +0200, Jette Derriche <jette at>
was claimed to have wrote:

>Hello everybody :-)
>I am sure this question has been asked before, but I have searched high
>and low for hours, without finding an answer.
>Where in Pidgin do I edit my statement? I am not sure if it is called a
>'statement', but it is a sentence that normally appears next to or under
>a users name in the contact list.
>I have been using amsn for my msn account, but switched to pidgin
>recently. Since then, I have been searching for the place to edit
>By the way, I am using Pidgin 2.5.5 on Linux (Fedora 9).

Hit the dropdown that will allow you to change your status, set your
status to "Available" and for a few seconds after that a small text box
appears below the "Available" control.

Once you've entered a status/statement here the textbox will remain, but
it disappears when not in use.

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