Conversation Window Z-order

Jim Garrison Jim.Garrison at
Fri Jan 16 16:39:56 EST 2009

> -----Original Message-----
> From: support-bounces at [mailto:support-bounces at] On
> Behalf Of Phil Hannent
> Sent: Friday, January 16, 2009 3:03 AM
> Cc: support at
> Subject: Re: Conversation Window Z-order
> Jim Garrison wrote:
> > In Windows XP, new conversations open the popup window, but it stays
> > below other open windows on the desktop.  If the user has sound
> disabled
> > and the desktop is crowded, it's easy to miss a new conversation.
> >
> > Is there a way to cause the new window to appear on top of other
> windows?
> No, however there is the Windows Pidgin Options Plugin which will make
> it flash
> in the task bar for you.
> Regards
> Phil Hannent

Should I file an enhancement request to add an option to surface the
conversation window on receipt of a new message?  Is this something that
would get some interest from others?

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