Conversation Window Z-order

Daniel Atallah datallah at
Fri Jan 16 16:58:25 EST 2009

On Fri, Jan 16, 2009 at 4:39 PM, Jim Garrison <Jim.Garrison at> wrote:
>> -----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?

You can already do that with the "Raise conversation window"
notification method in the "Message Notification" plugin.


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