visibility settings per account instead of global?

Etan Reisner deryni at
Thu Oct 21 11:23:19 EDT 2010

On Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 09:38:23AM -0500, Scratch wrote:
> I have searched the FAQ and archives for this; apologies if it's been
> answered and i missed it.
> In Adium, the individual status settings for each account I have include
> "invisible" as an option. So I can be visible on my AIM account but be
> invisible on one of my yahoo accounts. (which is exactly what I often do)
> I canot find this in Pidgin; I only see the global status drop-down at the
> bottom of the main window and this appears to affect all accounts. I can
> individually disable accounts via the "accounts" menu, but that is not what
> I am trying to do.
> Am I missing this or is it not available in Pidgin? I am running 2.66 in
> Ubuntu. Thanks!

The 'New...' and 'Saved...' dialogs allow you to do this sort of thing in
pidgin. See the expander at the bottom of the status editor window.


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