[Gajim-devel] group chat handling?

Yann Leboulanger asterix at lagaule.org
Tue Sep 1 21:33:16 CEST 2015


Answers in the mail.

On 09/01/2015 12:38 PM, Kristian Rink wrote:
> Folks;
> first, sorry if I am filling the wrong place with user questions but
> to me this seems the only place to post these; most of the other means
> of contacts listed in the community wiki [1] seem not active or
> existent anymore... :(
> Questions: We use an openfire server internally, for user-to-user
> communication and for one or two chat groups for communicating
> "important" things the whole team needs to know.
> (1) In user-to-user chat, I have gajim configured to pop up a new
> window whenever a new message comes in, which is just how I want. With
> the team window minimized or hidden however, I regularly miss messages
> because I haven't found any way to make the group chat window come up
> whenever there's any activity in there. Is there a way to configure
> this behaviour?

Try to install the trigger plugin. You can configure several things
there about this kind of behaviour.

> (2) In the group chat, important messages usually get lost among loads
> of "user <xy> has joined the group" and "user <yz> has left the
> group". Can the group chat be configured to suppress such messages?
> They aren't of much use but greatly distract from actual content... ;)

There are 2 advanced options to control that:
show_status_in_muc / show_status_in_chats


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