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calebjohnston
Feb 11, 2006, 02:17 PM
Everybody throw out your Adium contact lists and message styles!

Jaffa Cake
Feb 11, 2006, 02:44 PM
Any chance of you showing us yours, then? ;)

calebjohnston
Feb 11, 2006, 02:49 PM
I just switched to adium, I just have the default right now. :o

technicolor
Feb 11, 2006, 03:01 PM
protecting the guilty

Capt Underpants
Feb 11, 2006, 03:36 PM
This is how I roll

technicolor
Feb 11, 2006, 03:54 PM
I just changed mine up.

I always change it to match the desktop theme.

.Danny
Feb 11, 2006, 04:00 PM
To lazy to cut it out of my desktop now. :D

http://dannycro.com/desktops/February_11_2006-border.png (http://dannycro.com/desktops/February_11_2006-full.jpg)

Capt Underpants
Feb 11, 2006, 04:28 PM
For those of you who don't know, pressing Command+Shift+4 allows you to take a screenshot of a selected area of the screen. That way you don't have to trim your list out of a screenshot.

BakedBeans
Feb 11, 2006, 04:42 PM
For those of you who don't know, pressing Command+Shift+4 allows you to take a screenshot of a selected area of the screen. That way you don't have to trim your list out of a screenshot.

after pressing that combo - press space when the crosshairs appear and you get a camera icon th at lets you take pics exactly the size of the window or app you hover against.

Jaffa Cake
Feb 11, 2006, 05:08 PM
Go on then, I'll play. :)

I won't bother blurring the contacts I only use christian names so I'm not exactly revealing any secret identities...

http://img95.imageshack.us/img95/9395/adium4ou.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

rickvanr
Feb 11, 2006, 05:23 PM
Adium looks absolutely awful with a big contact list, which is why I use it on my PB, but not on my PM (it's spoiled and gets Proteus).

Plymouthbreezer
Feb 11, 2006, 10:34 PM
Here's mine (I use this same style on my TiBook and G4, the G3 still has plain old AIM on it).

calebjohnston
Feb 11, 2006, 10:38 PM
Here's a question. For people with multiple names. If I uncheck the "consolidate contacts" box in advanced prefs, it'll show their name for each screen name right?

( I use real peoples' names instead of screen names)

Plymouthbreezer
Feb 11, 2006, 10:53 PM
Here's a question. For people with multiple names. If I uncheck the "consolidate contacts" box in advanced prefs, it'll show their name for each screen name right?

( I use real peoples' names instead of screen names)
View > Contact Name Format > Alias (User Name)

Is that what you were asking?

calebjohnston
Feb 11, 2006, 11:08 PM
No, but I figured it out regardless. Thanks anyway.

p0intblank
Feb 12, 2006, 12:47 AM
I would love to use Adium for its minimal style, but it doesn't support video or voice chat right now. :(

Or does it?

rickvanr
Feb 12, 2006, 01:17 AM
I would love to use Adium for its minimal style, but it doesn't support video or voice chat right now. :(

Or does it?

No it does not.

IIRC, gaim 2.0.0 was going to incorporate vv. Adium v1.0 is apparently waiting for gaim 2.0.0, but since it won't have vv capabilities, Adium v1.0 won't either.

Fender
Feb 12, 2006, 01:17 AM
That's basically it, clean and simple. :cool:

40739

goodtimes5
Feb 12, 2006, 01:39 AM
That's basically it, clean and simple. :cool:

40739

What message style is that? I like it.

Fender
Feb 12, 2006, 10:00 AM
What message style is that? I like it.

Just 'Minimal', with the 'Blue vs Green' variant. Toolbar set to 'Text Only' and I centered it with the flexible spaces.

Caitlyn
Feb 12, 2006, 02:02 PM
http://img451.imageshack.us/img451/3936/picture11if.th.png (http://img451.imageshack.us/my.php?image=picture11if.png)

calebjohnston
Feb 12, 2006, 02:43 PM
what message style is that caitlyn? me gusta.

lee255
Feb 12, 2006, 08:54 PM
List layout and colour: Decay
I usually have this at the bottom right corner.

calebjohnston
Feb 12, 2006, 09:31 PM
How do I install that decay theme? It's seperate files and it didn't offer to install it for me.

mkrishnan
Feb 12, 2006, 09:41 PM
Is there a way to take a message theme, such as Plastic (red vs. blue) which I use, and just change the colors, so I can get some pink going on in there? I need a pink message theme! *pouts* :)

Coolnat2004
Feb 13, 2006, 06:55 PM
whoohoooooooo

ham_man
Feb 13, 2006, 07:04 PM
Same IM as nat... ;)

goodtimes5
Feb 13, 2006, 07:08 PM
Does anyone know how to set the Adium buddy list to 0% opacity? The lowest it can go right now is 5%, but I know you can set it lower by manually editing some files.

Nevermind: Figured it out. For those curious, Edit /Library/Application Support/Adium 2.0/Users/Default/Appearance.plist by changing the opacity setting to a very small number.

Caitlyn
Feb 13, 2006, 07:11 PM
what message style is that caitlyn? me gusta.
Thanks. :) It's kinda like an Adium plugin. Called "Metal Adium". Could probably google it. If not, I'll try to find a link for ya.

realityisterror
Feb 13, 2006, 07:28 PM
http://img150.imageshack.us/img150/901/adium7nf.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

Oryan
Feb 13, 2006, 07:43 PM
I'm using Adium X 0.89. When I go into the preferences > advanced tab > contacts list, and hover the pointer over the "show window shadow" option, I get a tool tip that says "Stay close to the Vorlon." :confused: :confused:

edit - seems to be a babylon 5 quote: "Stay close to the Vorlon, and watch out for shadows. They move when you're not looking at them." but i'm still confused.

Platform
Feb 14, 2006, 03:01 AM
I'm using Adium X 0.89. When I go into the preferences > advanced tab > contacts list, and hover the pointer over the "show window shadow" option, I get a tool tip that says "Stay close to the Vorlon." :confused: :confused:

edit - seems to be a babylon 5 quote: "Stay close to the Vorlon, and watch out for shadows. They move when you're not looking at them." but i'm still confused.

I have the same :confused:

Tymmz
Feb 14, 2006, 04:18 AM
41149

EDIT: changed

cwedl
Feb 14, 2006, 06:53 AM
http://img115.imageshack.us/img115/8721/adium8jn.jpg

calebjohnston
Feb 14, 2006, 10:07 AM
They really need to add support for completely transparent thing. Fluck 5%.

Diatribe
Feb 14, 2006, 10:12 AM
They really need to add support for completely transparent thing. Fluck 5%.

The thing is though that below a certain transparency OS X doesn't let windows be clickable anymore. Someone correct me if I am wrong.

I'll upload my screen later, for now you can check my xtras in my sig, as this is what I am using.

Xephian
Feb 14, 2006, 05:39 PM
[IMG]http://img115.imageshack.us/img115/8721/adium8jn.jpg[IMG]
I use that message window theme too. Nice.

calebjohnston
Feb 17, 2006, 03:31 PM
Since I created the thread, figured it's time to add my .02

mkrishnan
Feb 17, 2006, 03:37 PM
Since I created the thread, figured it's time to add my .02

Is that a downloadable theme? I like it. Very elegant. And do you seriously have your contact list sorted into guys and girls? That's so 1950s cute. :)

calebjohnston
Feb 17, 2006, 04:14 PM
It's actually a combination of completely standard options. If you want more details, feel free to PM me and let me know.

+ Yeah, I'm old school. Guys and Girls all the way.

mkrishnan
Feb 17, 2006, 05:35 PM
I might take you up on that. I'll play around some too. :)

Now I'm tempted to split my contacts into a "this is for the G's" and a "this is for the Hustlas" section. :eek: ;) :D

calebjohnston
Feb 17, 2006, 06:01 PM
haha, sounds good man. enjoy

Mal
Feb 17, 2006, 07:13 PM
Here's mine. I left the message window alone mostly, so didn't bother posting it. I happen to particularly like my Adium Icon (better than the duck), so here it is with part of the dock as well. Yes, those are two different desktops, they change once a minute so it's easy to get screenshots with different ones.

jW

calebjohnston
Feb 17, 2006, 07:53 PM
that's one weird adium icon there bud

mkrishnan
Feb 17, 2006, 07:59 PM
that's one weird adium icon there bud

It's a reference to the HitchHiker's Guide to the Galaxy. ;)

trainguy77
Feb 17, 2006, 08:16 PM
Here is mine:

calebjohnston
Feb 17, 2006, 08:25 PM
ah, i missed that movie.

slash book?

mkrishnan
Feb 17, 2006, 08:37 PM
Caleb, I tried to get a look like yours, but I just have too many contacts. :o So I'm never going to get rid of having a scroll bar on my iBook. I guess on my iMac I don't though. ;) Hmmm... :D

Right now I copied the plist for Adium from my iBook to my iMac. So it's actually 100% the same. But I could make some modifications... :)

calebjohnston
Feb 17, 2006, 08:55 PM
Heh, I don't talk to many people online so I don't have many contacts. Having a scroll bar would definetely ruin the appearance of the contact list. oh well :|.

To each, his own. Adium's extras section of their site has plenty of good styles.

calebjohnston
Feb 17, 2006, 08:58 PM
For anyone interested, mine is basically the following.

8% Opacity. Sized to fit vertically/horizontally. Normal list layout. Group Bubbles. Color theme = white for the background of the contact list. Helvetica Neue 11 font. Other than that, check out the more advanced options in List Layout, you'll be able to adjust spacing and remove icons and all that.

Gotta love Adium's customization opportunities.

zach
Feb 17, 2006, 09:19 PM
miiine.

Agathon
Feb 18, 2006, 01:02 AM
This is my Adium setup. The contact list style copies iTunes 6.

adamb100
Feb 18, 2006, 01:29 PM
Adium with some transparency. :)

Plymouthbreezer
Feb 18, 2006, 07:12 PM
This is my Adium setup. The contact list style copies iTunes 6.


That's a nice style!

Xephian
Feb 19, 2006, 03:15 PM
This is my Adium setup. The contact list style copies iTunes 6.


What chat window theme is that?

Striderdm1
Feb 20, 2006, 10:53 AM
after pressing that combo - press space when the crosshairs appear and you get a camera icon th at lets you take pics exactly the size of the window or app you hover against.

I know this is an older posting, but i gotta say a thank you! I never knew about this mac feature! lol after all this time.... doh!!

Cheers!! :D

next493
Feb 21, 2006, 02:52 PM
Here's mine.

Heb1228
Feb 24, 2006, 12:34 AM
Here's mine:

http://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f199/Heb1228/screenshot2.jpg

calebjohnston
Mar 19, 2006, 08:26 PM
This is my 'Metal Adium' setup, I'm enjoying it so far - there's just something not right about the contact list, so I'm trying to fix it.

mkrishnan
Mar 19, 2006, 08:43 PM
This is my 'Metal Adium' setup, I'm enjoying it so far - there's just something not right about the contact list, so I'm trying to fix it.

I like it. :) I think... the thing that isn't quite right is the font... Can you set it to be the system font? Then it might be perfect. :)

calebjohnston
Mar 19, 2006, 09:55 PM
What do you mean by the "system font". (By the way, I agree the problem is the font. Hmm..)

mark!
Mar 19, 2006, 10:02 PM
What do you mean by the "system font". (By the way, I agree the problem is the font. Hmm..)

Helvetica or whatever it's called. Try that...haha. unless that's what it is...but the system usually uses helvetica..right? Or maybe he means an Apple font.

calebjohnston
Mar 19, 2006, 10:20 PM
That's it with Helvetica. Which of the two do you think works better?

shrimpdesign
Mar 20, 2006, 01:44 AM
I like to keep it simple.

Silkscreen font.

Unchecked "Show Groups" under "View"

Black.

I don't really have a lot of people to talk to, so being simple is nice.

besler3035
Mar 20, 2006, 01:49 AM
That's it with Helvetica. Which of the two do you think works better?

Looks nice, but Helvetica's not the system font. Look for Lucida Grande; that's what Apple uses in the Mac OS X menus and actually in the iChat contact list as well.

calebjohnston
Mar 20, 2006, 07:36 AM
Looks nice, but Helvetica's not the system font. Look for Lucida Grande; that's what Apple uses in the Mac OS X menus and actually in the iChat contact list as well.

Thanks.

Shrimp, I like your setup. I used to have mine like that, but I'm just trying something different.

Wes
Mar 20, 2006, 09:10 AM
Mine...

Bubbasteve
Mar 20, 2006, 09:49 AM
Here is mine...sorrt for the "blue" blur... I dunno what that was all about

NJuul
Mar 20, 2006, 10:29 AM
Mine, simple and minimal

mkrishnan
Mar 20, 2006, 12:32 PM
Looks nice, but Helvetica's not the system font. Look for Lucida Grande; that's what Apple uses in the Mac OS X menus and actually in the iChat contact list as well.

Yes, sorry, I meant the System font, but I didn't know which font that was, so I thought I'd just be obtuse. :eek: :eek: :o

Uma888
Mar 20, 2006, 05:26 PM
heres mine

http://img368.imageshack.us/img368/3344/17rh1.th.jpg (http://img368.imageshack.us/my.php?image=17rh1.jpg)

http://img1.imageshack.us/thumbnail.png (http://img228.imageshack.us/my.php?image=dockicon4un.jpg)


^^ thumbnail doesnt work click it to see

Soundset

A combination between Metal Gear Solid, The Simpsons and South Park

calebjohnston
Mar 20, 2006, 05:58 PM
Changed the setup - ditched metal adium and went for the regular Adium app. It's normally docked in the bottom left corner, but it was easier to show with it moved off it.

sunfast
Mar 24, 2006, 09:57 AM
Here's mine

lem0n
Mar 28, 2006, 05:04 PM
oh the suspense... I still haven't found out if my friend permed his hair or not :eek: why does Canada have to be so far away...

fanbrain
Mar 29, 2006, 11:21 PM
Ok. Here we are.
44081

Wheee.

keithbennis
Mar 29, 2006, 11:48 PM
This is my 'Metal Adium' setup, I'm enjoying it so far - there's just something not right about the contact list, so I'm trying to fix it.


I tried that out.. everything on it looks fantastic, but I dislike the huge gap under the tabs on the IM windows... so I switched back :/

calebjohnston
Mar 30, 2006, 08:44 AM
I tried that out.. everything on it looks fantastic, but I dislike the huge gap under the tabs on the IM windows... so I switched back :/

Eh, I'm back on regular Adium too. I had a few problems with metal adium. There's also the fact that it updates later than regular Adium, and etc, etc.

t1rider321
Mar 30, 2006, 02:20 PM
interesting

QCassidy352
Mar 30, 2006, 03:00 PM
http://img115.imageshack.us/img115/8721/adium8jn.jpg

I tried that style and really liked it, but once a conversation got kinda long, the program slowed down. Sent and received messages would slowly appear in the window, and scrolling would be choppy... anyone else experience that with the ichat-esque chat bubbles?

Diatribe
Mar 30, 2006, 03:12 PM
I tried that style and really liked it, but once a conversation got kinda long, the program slowed down. Sent and received messages would slowly appear in the window, and scrolling would be choppy... anyone else experience that with the ichat-esque chat bubbles?

I experience that with pretty much any style in Adium.

QCassidy352
Mar 30, 2006, 03:17 PM
I experience that with pretty much any style in Adium.

oh, interesting. I'm fine with the built-in styles. Maybe it just depends on a computer's specs and there's nothing i can do about it?

Diatribe
Mar 30, 2006, 03:39 PM
oh, interesting. I'm fine with the built-in styles. Maybe it just depends on a computer's specs and there's nothing i can do about it?

That may be the culprit since I don't use the built-in styles. I should try that when I get home. But the one I use now seems to be fine so I didn't worry about it anymore.

Project
Apr 1, 2006, 04:47 PM
I like to keep my desktop as minimal as possible. My Adium list reflects that.

http://static.flickr.com/48/121505723_1d74917505.jpg?v=0
http://static.flickr.com/41/121503610_a1a0c422da.jpg?v=0

Fender
Apr 1, 2006, 05:17 PM
Newer list, same message style. Still very minimalist/clean.

http://static.flickr.com/42/121519927_84a936b7b5_o.png

calebjohnston
Apr 1, 2006, 05:22 PM
yep

Kardashian
Jul 25, 2006, 05:54 AM
Newer list, same message style. Still very minimalist/clean.

http://static.flickr.com/42/121519927_84a936b7b5_o.png

Love your message style and menu bar.

How'd you do it, buddy?

cleanup
Jul 25, 2006, 07:01 AM
Is there a way to customize the scrollbar (or just get rid of it entirely)? Or the vertical length of the contact list (without switching to a regular window, I mean)?

Thanks in advance.

cleanup
Jul 25, 2006, 07:02 AM
Love your message style and menu bar.

How'd you do it, buddy?

The message style is "Minimal" and comes with Adium by default.

The menu bar (by which I assume you mean the toolbar in the message window) can be achieved by right clicking on the toolbar and selecting "Customize Toolbar". Select the following options:

Text Only
Small Size

And then drag and drop two "Flexible Spaces" on either side of your toolbar icons to roughly centerize it.

mark!
Jul 25, 2006, 07:18 AM
http://static.flickr.com/76/196663195_24d65f3afc_o.jpg

count chocula
Jul 25, 2006, 10:27 AM
markkk! your conversation made me laugh. nice adium setup.

http://static.flickr.com/64/198063972_5a77f7ced9_o.png

Kardashian
Jul 25, 2006, 10:34 AM
markkk! your conversation made me laugh

He often does, very random!

Kardashian
Jul 25, 2006, 10:41 AM
And then drag and drop two "Flexible Spaces" on either side of your toolbar icons to roughly centerize it.

Thank you, Cleanup.

Shotglass
Jul 25, 2006, 05:07 PM
Is there a way to customize the scrollbar (or just get rid of it entirely)?
Get rid of some friends. Seriously dude, that is a huge contact list. How do you guys get 60+ friends?

....no one loves me:( :D

G5Unit
Jul 25, 2006, 05:31 PM
How do you change the color of your contacts? They are black but I want them white.

DJMastaWes
Jul 25, 2006, 05:46 PM
http://img83.imageshack.us/img83/9025/picture1jj2.png

G5Unit
Jul 25, 2006, 06:07 PM
Someone else's design:

mark!
Jul 25, 2006, 06:49 PM
How do you change the color of your contacts? They are black but I want them white.

preferences>appearances>colortheme>customizE>status

cleanup
Jul 25, 2006, 10:26 PM
Thank you, Cleanup.

No problem. :)

Get rid of some friends. Seriously dude, that is a huge contact list. How do you guys get 60+ friends?

....no one loves me:( :D

Pretty much everyone I know uses MSN..

Shotglass
Jul 26, 2006, 05:59 AM
If everyone I know (and want to talk to) used MSN or ICQ or whatever, that'd get me about 40-50 contacts total. But I've seen people with 40-50 contacts in ONE group here. Right now, I have 30 contacts.

Josh.thomas and markkk!, what contact list styles are you using? I especially like the one with the floating white, grey, and dark grey contacts.

mark!
Jul 26, 2006, 07:01 AM
If everyone I know (and want to talk to) used MSN or ICQ or whatever, that'd get me about 40-50 contacts total. But I've seen people with 40-50 contacts in ONE group here. Right now, I have 30 contacts.

Josh.thomas and markkk!, what contact list styles are you using? I especially like the one with the floating white, grey, and dark grey contacts.
The contact list is here:

bitesize (http://www.adiumxtras.com/index.php?a=xtras&xtra_id=2263)

with this font: silkscreen (http://www.adiumxtras.com/index.php?a=xtras&xtra_id=1487), you have to download that and get the font (it comes in the package).

the message style is here: eclipse (http://www.adiumxtras.com/index.php?a=xtras&xtra_id=374)

the variant is Paper Grey

count chocula
Jul 26, 2006, 07:28 AM
If everyone I know (and want to talk to) used MSN or ICQ or whatever, that'd get me about 40-50 contacts total. But I've seen people with 40-50 contacts in ONE group here. Right now, I have 30 contacts.
i used to have like 230-something contacts on aim, but i went through my buddy list and cleared out old screen names and people i dont talk to. now i have 114 contacts on aim, 7 on Gtalk, and 2 on skype (even though that isn't adium).

mark!
Jul 26, 2006, 07:47 AM
uhm well since everyones talking about it i have 5 on skype, 133 on aim, 21 on msn, 14 on yahoo, and 2 on gtalk, i just organized it :)

i wish more people used Yahoo! >_<
I love Yahoo!
It is so much better than the aol & microsoft :mad:

go yahoo! :) :)

count chocula
Jul 26, 2006, 08:16 AM
i just downloaded this (http://www.adiumxtras.com/index.php?a=xtras&xtra_id=2405), freaking awesome.

DJMastaWes
Jul 26, 2006, 12:30 PM
http://img83.imageshack.us/img83/9025/picture1jj2.png
That was before my Adium crashed. So I made groups and changed all my contacts names...

http://img230.imageshack.us/img230/1413/picture1ti3.png

Adium would be perfect if it had Video/Audio support and if it had "Is listening to [Insert song and artist here]" feature.

count chocula
Jul 26, 2006, 12:35 PM
Adium would be perfect if it had Video/Audio support and if it had "Is listening to [Insert song and artist here]" feature.
it does, just type in: Listening to %_track by %_artist on %_album. in a status, profile, etc.

DJMastaWes
Jul 26, 2006, 12:40 PM
It's not working.
Can you explain step by step?


EDIT: it works if I put it in my username, however it does not look like it would if I had a pc.

ITASOR
Jul 26, 2006, 01:22 PM
That was before my Adium crashed. So I made groups and changed all my contacts names...

http://img230.imageshack.us/img230/1413/picture1ti3.png

Adium would be perfect if it had Video/Audio support and if it had "Is listening to [Insert song and artist here]" feature.

How do you get your IM window to look like yours does exactly? I love it

count chocula
Jul 26, 2006, 01:52 PM
It's not working.
Can you explain step by step?


EDIT: it works if I put it in my username, however it does not look like it would if I had a pc.
i'm not sure i know what you mean by if you put your user name in. anyways, heres what i have.

here's what i have entered for my away message(note: i erased the part about the album, but it works with that too)
http://att.macrumors.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=53587&stc=1&d=1153939783

and heres the end result:

http://att.macrumors.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=53588&stc=1&d=1153939795

DJMastaWes
Jul 26, 2006, 01:57 PM
How do you get your IM window to look like yours does exactly? I love it

Adium > Prefrences > Messages....

Message Style > Minimal
Variant > Blue vs Green

Uncheck:Show user icons
Uncheck:Show recived messages fonts
Uncheck:Show recived messages colors
Uncheck:Use custom Background

Set Font... > Lucida Grande size 10.




Adium > Prefrences > Advanced > Messages

Uncheck: Always show tab bar
Uncheck: Allow closing of inactive tabs


I think that's it.

DJMastaWes
Jul 26, 2006, 02:04 PM
i'm not sure i know what you mean by if you put your user name in. anyways, heres what i have.

here's what i have entered for my away message(note: i erased the part about the album, but it works with that too)
http://att.macrumors.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=53587&stc=1&d=1153939783

and heres the end result:

http://att.macrumors.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=53588&stc=1&d=1153939795

I did that, and I asked my friend if he says what music is playing, he sees no music (he has a PC)

does this only work from adium to adium?

jlewis2k1
Jul 26, 2006, 02:05 PM
here is mine

count chocula
Jul 26, 2006, 02:12 PM
I did that, and I asked my friend if he says what music is playing, he sees no music (he has a PC)

does this only work from adium to adium?
nope, i have a friend running windows and he named my song perfectly. maybe you have it under an available message (green), rather than an away message? windows users cant see the green ones i'm pretty sure unless its gtalk rather than aim.

DJMastaWes
Jul 26, 2006, 02:17 PM
nope, i have a friend running windows and he named my song perfectly. maybe you have it under an available message (green), rather than an away message? windows users cant see the green ones i'm pretty sure unless its gtalk rather than aim.
I made an available and an away one. Both don't work.

Heres a screenshot...
http://img231.imageshack.us/img231/7518/picture1sx8.png

I asked my friend, all it shows him is My nick name and Stat is away. Music is playing, the music status is on...

count chocula
Jul 26, 2006, 02:20 PM
hmm, the only difference between yours and mine is i have Auto-reply on. :confused:

DJMastaWes
Jul 26, 2006, 02:23 PM
I tryed that, still nothing.

Maybe theres a setting somewhere else, maybe I have to download something...

count chocula
Jul 26, 2006, 02:38 PM
I tryed that, still nothing.

Maybe theres a setting somewhere else, maybe I have to download something...
yea... sorry i cant be of more help. one last shot in the dark, do you still have ichat on your computer? it might only work if you have ichat, because thats where the function comes from. also, if you still have ichat, see if it works. its already in ichat as current itunes track.

DJMastaWes
Jul 26, 2006, 02:39 PM
I don't have an account and if I did I don't have contacts.

ITASOR
Jul 26, 2006, 02:48 PM
I don't know how to use Adium for crap, but can't you just select iTunes in the little away menu, just like iChat? I just tried that and it worked fine.

ITASOR
Jul 26, 2006, 02:49 PM
I don't have an account and if I did I don't have contacts.

Oh wait, you're using MSN? Maybe the %_____ thing only works over AIM?

DJMastaWes
Jul 26, 2006, 02:50 PM
I guess so.

count chocula
Jul 26, 2006, 02:54 PM
woops, i was assuming you were working with aim. i dont know if it works with msn, but i guess it looks like it doesnt.

cleanup
Jul 26, 2006, 07:19 PM
Adium needs to start supporting more MSN features. Not the crazy wonky ones like Winks and Games and weird animations, but at least custom emoticons and personal messages. I hate it when someone refers to their personal message and I have no idea what they're talking about, so I tell them that my computer can't see them. They don't exactly understand Macs so they tell me to get a new MSN. :p

scott2006
Jul 26, 2006, 11:03 PM
current:
http://ph34rit.com/temp/adium.png

zach
Jul 26, 2006, 11:08 PM
Adium needs to start supporting more MSN features. Not the crazy wonky ones like Winks and Games and weird animations, but at least custom emoticons and personal messages. I hate it when someone refers to their personal message and I have no idea what they're talking about, so I tell them that my computer can't see them. They don't exactly understand Macs so they tell me to get a new MSN. :p

it does support them. go to preferences --> advanced --> msn and hit "show display names as status messages".

xfiftyfour
Jul 26, 2006, 11:42 PM
my adium is down at the bottom. i prefer for it to be mostly out of the way.. :)

cleanup
Jul 26, 2006, 11:57 PM
it does support them. go to preferences --> advanced --> msn and hit "show display names as status messages".

I checked it off, restarted Adium... nothing... Where exaclty does it show up? I want it to show up underneath the alias/display name just like in standard MSN...

cruxed
Jul 27, 2006, 12:54 AM
I checked it off, restarted Adium... nothing... Where exaclty does it show up? I want it to show up underneath the alias/display name just like in standard MSN...

that guy doesn't get the personal message thing in msn. he thinks its the display name.

As of now, i don't think there's a way to see personal messages in adium. :(

kammron
Jul 31, 2006, 02:51 AM
http://img450.imageshack.us/img450/9749/picture1ad8.jpg (http://img450.imageshack.us/my.php?image=picture1ad8.jpg)

viccles
Jul 31, 2006, 03:25 AM
Is Adium like MSN?

kammron
Jul 31, 2006, 03:50 AM
it runs your AIM, msn, yahoo....
everything. it just looks better.
once it gets webcam support no one will use anything else

Shotglass
Jul 31, 2006, 07:04 AM
There is one other thing. I've tried to convince people to using something like skype, ICQ, AIM or whatever, just so they don't use MSN. But there is an "add-on" for MSN called Messenger Plus, dunno if you've heard of it. It's such a disease. It allows you to send sound files with filmquotes and stuff to other people, you can draw your messages like in paint, you can input ANY smileys you want....and I hate it. Whatever happened to the simplicity of just communicating? I now have all additional smileys disabled, even on the PC. And another thing: People can replace what they type with little pictures. So when they type in for example "I am just another type of person", what I get is "I am just another (picture of a typewriter) of person." It's SOOO annoying when people can't write what they really want anymore.

kammron
Jul 31, 2006, 07:08 AM
There is one other thing. I've tried to convince people to using something like skype, ICQ, AIM or whatever, just so they don't use MSN. But there is an "add-on" for MSN called Messenger Plus, dunno if you've heard of it. It's such a disease. It allows you to send sound files with filmquotes and stuff to other people, you can draw your messages like in paint, you can input ANY smileys you want....and I hate it. Whatever happened to the simplicity of just communicating? I now have all additional smileys disabled, even on the PC. And another thing: People can replace what they type with little pictures. So when they type in for example "I am just another type of person", what I get is "I am just another (picture of a typewriter) of person." It's SOOO annoying when people can't write what they really want anymore.
what does skype do exactly?
is it its own IM, o does it run your msn, icq, aim etc

Shotglass
Jul 31, 2006, 07:18 AM
Skype is basically a VoIP client. It has chat functions and stuff, a very good set of smileys IMHO - the best I've seen so far, and I've been using MSN, ICQ, Yahoo, and of course Adium. The good thing about Skype is that it is really stylish out of the "box". There's no skins (the only downgrade imho), but it looks really simplistic. There's a new version now exclusively for mac, I think you should check it out just for the fun of it. www.skype.com

kammron
Jul 31, 2006, 07:36 AM
i downloaded it, it looks cool...
but i know absolutely no onw who has it :o

Objectivist-C
Aug 6, 2006, 10:05 PM
http://img167.imageshack.us/img167/4072/picture2xc5.png

Is there no way to get the list 100% transparent?

EDIT: Might as well post my Mercury setup for comparison:

http://img242.imageshack.us/img242/5456/picture2mm1.png

Objectivist-C
Aug 6, 2006, 10:08 PM
Newer list, same message style. Still very minimalist/clean.

http://static.flickr.com/42/121519927_84a936b7b5_o.png
What font is that (in the contact list)?

ieani
Aug 6, 2006, 10:51 PM
can you figure out what university i go to? :p

h?
Aug 7, 2006, 03:28 AM
Does anyone know how to change the transparency of the message style?? It would look really cool like that. Anyways, this is what it is at the moment:

Objectivist-C
Aug 11, 2006, 02:39 PM
What font is that (in the contact list)?

No one?

AppleGuy08
Aug 11, 2006, 03:43 PM
can you figure out what university i go to? :p

ohio state? lol

Diatribe
Aug 11, 2006, 03:54 PM
No one?

Looks a bit like Eurostyle. Could be wrong though.

Objectivist-C
Aug 11, 2006, 05:08 PM
Looks a bit like Eurostyle. Could be wrong though.
Nope, but you were close enough alphabetically (it's Futura).

fowler.
Aug 11, 2006, 05:11 PM
http://todayisokay.org/images/adium2.png

iMacFan78
Aug 11, 2006, 05:36 PM
http://todayisokay.org/images/adium2.pngHow did you make your contact list look like that?

fowler.
Aug 11, 2006, 06:08 PM
Color theme: pure black
List layout: tiny
Windows style: group bubles
Opacity: 78%

Then customize the font and other good stuff.

brikeh
Aug 11, 2006, 06:31 PM
Metal Adium! :D

Rhosfelt
Jan 27, 2008, 04:07 PM
Anyone know of a current theme or something that will allow for my IM(s) to be transparent just like my contact list? its the only flaw in my there right now, and I'd love for it to just have the chat area not transparent.

Contact List theme: Decay
Style: Group Bubbles
Transparency: 5%

Message Style: Smoke
Variant: Greyscale
Transparency: 5%

Help please!

psychofreak
Jan 27, 2008, 04:16 PM
Does anyone know how to change the transparency of the message style?? It would look really cool like that. Anyways, this is what it is at the moment:

http://img.skitch.com/20080127-n4fd269cdcn3i2wcqjrfy538bk.jpg

Taylor C
Jan 27, 2008, 04:17 PM
Metal Adium! :D

I've been looking for a place to download Metal Adium for over a year. Any chance I could get a link? I wish it was still being updated.

EDIT: Didn't realize this was an older thread, and that I just replied to an older post.

backsidetailsli
Jan 27, 2008, 04:20 PM
HUD ftw
http://img206.imageshack.us/img206/8441/picture1qt3.png

nukiduz
Jan 27, 2008, 04:37 PM
i like it simple:
http://img251.imageshack.us/img251/1494/imagen1vz8.jpg

ill0gical0ne
Jan 27, 2008, 04:39 PM
here's mine... it's actually 20% transparent, but you can't really tell because of the background

Rhosfelt
Jan 27, 2008, 04:41 PM
Can anyone help me with what I am looking for? I would like the top of the chat window to match my group list..

The scroll bar to be gone, and the tab stuff to be gone as well, or at least the same color of the group bubbles.

Any help at all would be awesome...

cleanup
Jan 27, 2008, 06:22 PM
Do I win for simplest Adium setup?

Boika
Jan 27, 2008, 06:32 PM
http://img149.imageshack.us/img149/3228/picture26ci2.png

Its also on Auto Hide so yeh it doesn't get in the way

secretpact
Jan 27, 2008, 07:34 PM
Here's mine. It's pretty simple. My theme is called Perfection.

Bonsai1214
Jan 27, 2008, 08:01 PM
i decided to go for the all around hud look. its pretty badass. and yes, i segregate my buddy list..

http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y79/germanturkey/Picture1-14.png

Diatribe
Jan 27, 2008, 08:32 PM
i decided to go for the all around hud look. its pretty badass. and yes, i segregate my buddy list..

http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y79/germanturkey/Picture1-14.png

How did you get the hud style chat window? Looks nice.

Rhosfelt
Jan 27, 2008, 08:40 PM
YES please link us to that..it's like exactly what I have been looking for.. :D

I found where to download it (http://www.deskmodr.com/skins/adium-hud-by-hirogen.html#comment-14), but when i drug in the resources (by clicking show package contents in my apps folder) it messed up the adium list..I couldn't send a message at all haha

rogersmj
Jan 27, 2008, 09:12 PM
Here's mine. I too am interested in the HUD message style, if anyone can find a download that doesn't screw everything up please link to it.

Bonsai1214
Jan 27, 2008, 09:15 PM
you can get it @
http://macthemes2.net/forum/viewtopic.php?id=16783440

and you need to have 1.2 at least to get the desired effect. i personally have 1.2.1, and it works fine. you also need leopard.

Rhosfelt
Jan 27, 2008, 09:38 PM
you can get it @
http://macthemes2.net/forum/viewtopic.php?id=16783440

and you need to have 1.2 at least to get the desired effect. i personally have 1.2.1, and it works fine. you also need leopard.

Nice i got it, and there is an update to the message windows for 1.2.1 and it works fine. :)

secretpact
Jan 27, 2008, 10:44 PM
you can get it @
http://macthemes2.net/forum/viewtopic.php?id=16783440

and you need to have 1.2 at least to get the desired effect. i personally have 1.2.1, and it works fine. you also need leopard.


needs leopard? dang. i'm still on tiger right now till i can scrounge enough money to buy leopard =\

Bonsai1214
Jan 27, 2008, 10:57 PM
needs leopard? dang. i'm still on tiger right now till i can scrounge enough money to buy leopard =\

yeah, i'm pretty sure you'll need the code for transparency thats in leopard only..

nothings stopping you from trying it with tiger though. if you screw it up, just reinstall adium

richard.mac
Jan 28, 2008, 03:17 AM
my adium setup. ive made the contact window look a bit like ichat. the header in the message window can be enabled in adium's preferences under messages. the ichat message bubbles are called iChadium Mod. the dock icon is an ichat mod called Bubbled. i modified the invisible status icon a little which is shown. both the message bubbles and the dock ion can be found in Xtras at adiumx.com

99647
[click for full size]

99648

Osarkon
Jan 28, 2008, 03:35 AM
you can get it @
http://macthemes2.net/forum/viewtopic.php?id=16783440

and you need to have 1.2 at least to get the desired effect. i personally have 1.2.1, and it works fine. you also need leopard.

Got it working, looks pretty darn nice.

Although...in my rush to see if it works, I overwrote the original Resource files without backing them up first. :o

Does anybody have a backup of the files they could send me, just so if I want to change it back I can? :)

EDIT: Rhosfelt has kindly sent the original resource files over.

G-Force
Jan 28, 2008, 10:24 AM
My Adium is completely default lol. :)

Rhosfelt
Jan 28, 2008, 10:31 AM
Got it working, looks pretty darn nice.

Although...in my rush to see if it works, I overwrote the original Resource files without backing them up first. :o

Does anybody have a backup of the files they could send me, just so if I want to change it back I can? :)

I backed up the whole resource folder so that could work... I'll zip it and see if I can attach it here if not PM me your emails


Edit: way too big to be posted here, pm if you need the original resource files for Adium in a .zip

rogersmj
Jan 28, 2008, 01:20 PM
99647
[click for full size]

Where did you get that wallpaper?

backsidetailsli
Jan 28, 2008, 02:20 PM
My Adium is completely default lol. :)

what does that even look like? haha :p

Bonsai1214
Jan 28, 2008, 02:22 PM
Got it working, looks pretty darn nice.

Although...in my rush to see if it works, I overwrote the original Resource files without backing them up first. :o

Does anybody have a backup of the files they could send me, just so if I want to change it back I can? :)

you can just reinstall adium. it doesn't get rid of anything except your buddy profile.

psychofreak
Jan 28, 2008, 02:22 PM
what does that even look like? haha :p

Dreadful :)

http://osx.iusethis.com/screenshot/adium.png

Melrose
Jan 28, 2008, 05:39 PM
mine: simple simple simple:

richard.mac
Jan 29, 2008, 12:23 AM
Where did you get that wallpaper?

i cant find the original so ive attached mine below. its big 2560x1600.

zephead
Jan 29, 2008, 12:48 AM
Mine. The background isn't supposed to go with the Adium theme or anything, I just thought it looked cool. And I have an unhealthy obsession with the exact color blue that's on the title bar things. :D

ElCambo
Jan 29, 2008, 07:07 AM
Clean and simple. But looks great.

Soundburst
Jan 29, 2008, 08:10 AM
El Cambo that looks awesome! can you point me in the general direction of it? Also , what do your convo boxes look like? Thanks

lofight
Jan 29, 2008, 12:16 PM
mine: made by myself
also check my other adiumxtras

Emulsion
Jan 29, 2008, 03:42 PM
I love adium. It's somewhat disorganized at first but you get used to it. I love my metal them at the current moment. It matches the MBP very well.

darthraige
Jan 29, 2008, 07:59 PM
Adium rocks. This be my setup. lol

http://www.galaxyediting.com/viewing/adium1.jpg

Mechcozmo
Jan 29, 2008, 08:05 PM
I just use the Stolkholm theme, tweaked to take up even less space than it already does.

Rhosfelt
Feb 14, 2008, 10:03 AM
Nooooo! the new update screwed up the HUD theme :(

Krafty
Feb 14, 2008, 11:23 AM
http://i25.tinypic.com/2ldimgz.png
http://i31.tinypic.com/16ll9gg.png

iFool
Mar 1, 2008, 07:21 AM
Is the UK the only country where MSN is the main IM Client?

http://i112.photobucket.com/albums/n199/jacktaylor_02/Adium.jpg?t=1204377638

ill0gical0ne
Mar 1, 2008, 07:31 AM
Nooooo! the new update screwed up the HUD theme :(
I actually like it... non-hacked. I've slightly modded mine, as there were some things about it that I did not like. I still don't like how the padding on the bottom of the bottom box doesn't work until there is enough content to force the window to have a scroll bar. I had to have a chat with myself, as no one was online... lol.

Diatribe
Mar 1, 2008, 07:50 AM
I actually like it... non-hacked. I've slightly modded mine, as there were some things about it that I did not like. I still don't like how the padding on the bottom of the bottom box doesn't work until there is enough content to force the window to have a scroll bar. I had to have a chat with myself, as no one was online... lol.

Clean setup. I really like it.

Zawamura
Mar 1, 2008, 08:01 AM
Is the UK the only country where MSN is the main IM Client?

http://i112.photobucket.com/albums/n199/jacktaylor_02/Adium.jpg?t=1204377638

It's the same in Sweden, everyone here uses MSN :<

WillJS
Mar 2, 2008, 05:44 PM
.

trainguy77
Mar 2, 2008, 06:12 PM
Is the UK the only country where MSN is the main IM Client?

http://i112.photobucket.com/albums/n199/jacktaylor_02/Adium.jpg?t=1204377638
Nope, in Canada we all use MSN.

ill0gical0ne
Mar 2, 2008, 07:17 PM
Clean setup. I really like it.
Thanks! If you'd like to know what all I use, or have a copy of my modded HUD theme, let me know.

Diatribe
Mar 2, 2008, 08:19 PM
Thanks! If you'd like to know what all I use, or have a copy of my modded HUD theme, let me know.

Yeah, that'd be sweet. Your font looks different too.

PMR
Mar 3, 2008, 09:34 AM
Here's mine

Masizzle
Mar 3, 2008, 09:06 PM
http://img519.imageshack.us/img519/804/picture1600x375shkltp9.jpg

lofight
Mar 4, 2008, 01:16 AM
I tried the Hud theme with my adium in tiger :p and it looks a little bit wierd.. :p

Osarkon
Mar 4, 2008, 01:23 AM
Nooooo! the new update screwed up the HUD theme :(

http://macthemes2.net/forum/viewtopic.php?id=16783440

Have a look - it's been updated now. :)

lofight
Mar 4, 2008, 01:38 AM
http://macthemes2.net/forum/viewtopic.php?id=16783440

Have a look - it's been updated now. :)

it remains the same like this:

Osarkon
Mar 4, 2008, 06:31 AM
it remains the same like this:

Odd, it worked fine for me. You have replaced the Resources as well as the message style?

If it doesn't work, you could always try uninstalling and reinstalling adium then trying it.

KJmoon117
Mar 4, 2008, 06:55 AM
Nope, in Canada we all use MSN.

It's the same in Sweden, everyone here uses MSN :<

South Korea uses MSN as well, it pissed me off hehe since I come from California.

My current setup is default but I'm looking for more themes. (Background is on Decay though, but y'all know what that looks like).

JSchwage
Mar 4, 2008, 07:14 AM
Here's my Adium setup. I love the black theme!

cwedl
Mar 4, 2008, 07:22 AM
South Korea uses MSN as well, it pissed me off hehe since I come from California.

My current setup is default but I'm looking for more themes. (Background is on Decay though, but y'all know what that looks like).

Don't forget the UK, Cyprus and Greece.

lofight
Mar 4, 2008, 08:36 AM
Odd, it worked fine for me. You have replaced the Resources as well as the message style?

If it doesn't work, you could always try uninstalling and reinstalling adium then trying it.

did it, but do you also have tiger?

Osarkon
Mar 4, 2008, 10:49 AM
did it, but do you also have tiger?

Ah no I don't, I have Leopard.

I'm sure I remember reading that you actually needed Leopard to have the entire thing, did it work fully on Tiger with you before? :confused:

Rhosfelt
Mar 4, 2008, 10:57 AM
http://macthemes2.net/forum/viewtopic.php?id=16783440

Have a look - it's been updated now. :)

Good, I will be updating after class today..I just downgraded and waiting for the fix :P

pusman83
Apr 8, 2008, 09:19 PM
Here's my setup.

Mackilroy
Apr 8, 2008, 10:02 PM
Here's my setup.

If you're going to blur his name everywhere else you might want to do so in the chat box as well. ;)

Shotglass
Apr 9, 2008, 08:40 AM
This is a quick mockup of what my Adium looked like before the harddisks all got nuked and I lost everything digital in my possession. I had set up the theme 'HUD' to look 100% exactly like Twitterriffic. Of course, I'm too lazy to change it back now since this computer is temporary. Might post updates when my situation is more stable.

klb028
Jun 18, 2008, 05:55 PM
Here's my setup.

Do you mind sharing where you got your desktop background at? I love it! :)

Mike Teezie
Jun 19, 2008, 08:36 AM
(Image removed)

Wow, nig book? Nice. :rolleyes:

livingfortoday
Jun 19, 2008, 08:44 AM
Wow, nig book? Nice. :rolleyes:

Wow, hadn't caught that. That's super-classy there, way to go.

koobcamuk
Jun 19, 2008, 08:52 AM
Nope, in Canada we all use MSN.

I guess because AIM is under AOL which is America Online - which is not at all popular in the UK or outside America in general to my knowledge. MSN isn't great - I remember when ICQ was really popular.

Everyone in the UK has a hotmail account and the free MSN that comes with it...

ill0gical0ne
Jun 19, 2008, 02:28 PM
I use nearly everything that Adium offers... AIM, MSN, Yahoo, Google, ICQ, Jabber...

eh anywho, staying on topic unlike everyone else here, here's mine...

Mike Teezie
Jun 19, 2008, 05:16 PM
Simple and clean.

http://mnjordan.com/images/misc/mr/adium1.png

http://mnjordan.com/images/misc/mr/adium2.png

Andrew Henry
Jun 20, 2008, 07:28 AM
http://i240.photobucket.com/albums/ff218/andrewh05/adium.jpg

Clean and simple!

Babooshka
Jul 13, 2008, 05:39 PM
here is mines
http://i274.photobucket.com/albums/jj271/malksy/Screen3.png

twistedlegato
Jul 13, 2008, 05:52 PM
Mine is a huge mix of everything, with lots of colour and space tweaking and such.

Simple, and just how i love it :)

BlakTornado
Jul 13, 2008, 08:49 PM
HUD ftw!

http://img510.imageshack.us/img510/6060/picture1copypp4.png

Simple, sleek, tells me all I want to know, etc. while looking good, and not feeling "clunky" like the standard window mode.
I know the status icons cover the people's pictures, but it saves space and I can hover if I want to see the picture better. I can pretty much make sense of it when they're behind the bubble, anyway.

Edit: I've upgraded to the beta and it doesn't like the HUD much (still works but the find function messes up). Don't install the HUD mod on the 1.3 beta if you like using the find function.

paola105
Jul 13, 2008, 08:59 PM
Mine
http://img.skitch.com/20080714-ek1mc2wnmpgsyj7e1x9gh6aq65.jpg

idesign245
Jan 11, 2010, 05:55 PM
resurrecting an oldie but I'm interested in seeing what other peoples looks like...

heres mine :)

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2726/4266865573_037ea7468c.jpg

Perrumpo
Jan 11, 2010, 07:25 PM
I like mine to barely be there. I'm never on, anyway.
http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c383/agt144/Screenshot2010-01-11at202217-1.jpg
(click)

Domanic
Jan 12, 2010, 10:15 AM
Nothing fancy...

clownbaby
Jan 12, 2010, 02:00 PM
Nothing fancy...

What is this IM style? It is the hotness.

Domanic
Jan 12, 2010, 02:17 PM
What is this IM style? It is the hotness.

http://www.adiumxtras.com/index.php?a=xtras&xtra_id=1703

icedd
Jan 12, 2010, 02:26 PM
http://kttns.org/2i2yt
http://kttns.org/mzmri

dontpanic
Jan 12, 2010, 02:51 PM
how come you can have the contacts borderless but not the chat windows...one of the two biggest annoyances with adium along with font colours

but it makes it look a bit crappy having the grey bars above and below the chat box

is this just to do with the way os x works or something?

Krafty
Jan 12, 2010, 05:57 PM
Word.

Forsaken
Jan 18, 2010, 10:53 AM
Contact list: Modified version of Black Tabs by =elkendall. (http://elkendall.deviantart.com/art/Adium-Black-Tabs-87693438)

Message style: Bloc mini by arcticTransfuse. (http://arctictransfuse.deviantart.com/art/Bloc-150395162)

I've been experimenting with Bloc to see what size and style looks best, so this is no means the way it could be as of now.

Oh, sorry, didn't see the thread. Whoops.