Retrieving an unsent message

Daniel Atallah datallah at
Fri Nov 30 11:57:35 EST 2012

On Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 11:40 AM, Lowdermilk, Kyle (US SSA)
<kyle.lowdermilk at> wrote:
> I typed a rather lengthy message on IM.  When I hit ENTER, I received this
> message: “Unable to send message: The message is too large.“  The message
> just disappeared.  Is there any way to retrieve it?  If not, there should be
> some failsafe in place where either: 1) The message does not go away, or 2)
> There is a “too long” warning the shows not allowing the user to hit ENTER.
> Recovery of the message is my main focus right now though.  I have not
> closed the Pidgin program as of yet.

Using the Ctrl+Up key combination in the conversation text entry field
will cycle through the messages you've sent.


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