Set preferred account for meta contact

Dave Warren lists at
Sun Feb 13 21:06:09 EST 2011

On Sun, 13 Feb 2011 15:30:41 +0100, Florian Lindner
<mailinglists at> was claimed to have wrote:

>I try to set a preferred account that is used when initiating a chat. Meta 
>contact -> Expand -> Drag the right account to the top, does not work.

What doesn't work about dragging the right account to the top?

Note that pidgin will still use it's own logic in determining the mostly
likely to be available client, pidgin will never choose an offline or
away contact if another is marked as available (although you can
override as needed with the "Send To" menu option)

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