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MSN Live Plus colored nick names

Postby giandrea » Tue Jun 24, 2008 1:51 pm

Hello, I am developing an Adium extension to show colored nicknames.
I have created some NSAttributedString methods to parse the colored nicknames and I only need someone to help me perhaps with creating a plugin for Adium. I have really just started programming Obj C, so I may have made some mistakes, I need someone to check my code. But it should be pretty much ok I think.
Here is a screenshot of an app that parses the nicknames into colored strings.
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Re: MSN Live Plus colored nick names

Postby giandrea » Tue Jun 24, 2008 3:24 pm

And just to update you on the progress, this is a first prototype. No gradients in both the background or the text color. Italic and bold are not at their best. Everything else works. This coloring appears only in the contact list, not in other windows or tooltips, for now.
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Re: MSN Live Plus colored nick names

Postby Catfish_Man » Tue Jun 24, 2008 3:58 pm

Nice work! :D

I'll be happy to look over the code when you think it's ready.

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Re: MSN Live Plus colored nick names

Postby giandrea » Wed Jun 25, 2008 3:01 pm

Bold and Italic are fixed, and I won't implement gradients in the names. At least not for now. How can I send you the code?

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Re: MSN Live Plus colored nick names

Postby giandrea » Sat Jun 28, 2008 9:56 am

Patch updated. Now tooltips show colored nicks, see http://trac.adiumx.com/ticket/6578.
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Re: MSN Live Plus colored nick names

Postby Robby » Sat Jun 28, 2008 1:23 pm

Excellent work. :)

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Re: MSN Live Plus colored nick names

Postby zerock » Sat Jun 28, 2008 5:14 pm

very awesome stuff

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Re: MSN Live Plus colored nick names

Postby BouncinDave » Sat Jun 28, 2008 5:21 pm

Looking very good!

Any chance of a public release anytime soon?

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Re: MSN Live Plus colored nick names

Postby Xavi » Sun Jun 29, 2008 3:11 pm

hi

umm I wanna ask you if you can explan to me how can I use the patch on my mac ( adium ) ?


thanks :) .

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Re: MSN Live Plus colored nick names

Postby Robby » Sun Jun 29, 2008 6:09 pm

I can imagine this will be released fairly soon, just be a little patient, guys. :)

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Re: MSN Live Plus colored nick names

Postby giandrea » Thu Jul 03, 2008 3:30 pm

Well, go to the track page, download my patch (version 3) and merge it with the latest adium svn. Then build it :) I hope Adium developers will have a look at it soon, but I really don't know if it will be added to trunk or it will be released officially ever.

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Re: MSN Live Plus colored nick names

Postby Robby » Thu Jul 03, 2008 3:37 pm

giandrea wrote:Well, go to the track page, download my patch (version 3) and merge it with the latest adium svn. Then build it :) I hope Adium developers will have a look at it soon, but I really don't know if it will be added to trunk or it will be released officially ever.

You could contact Catfish_Man directly to find that out. As most users don't build Adium themselves (and don't even know how) it would cool to have this either in trunk or as a plugin :)

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Re: MSN Live Plus colored nick names

Postby echoes » Thu Jul 03, 2008 6:50 pm

thats right I don't know how to build it, maybe some guide can help

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Re: MSN Live Plus colored nick names

Postby Chabou » Thu Jul 03, 2008 7:20 pm

I wonder if it works only with nick names or it also works with personal messages ? I guess not, but you might be able to tell us if it is planned ? :smile:
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Re: MSN Live Plus colored nick names

Postby el1073 » Thu Jul 03, 2008 8:16 pm

Hi, which is the file that will be merged whit patchv3.diff??
How can we do it?
Sry i'm so Igniorrante! :smile:
And Great Work!

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Re: MSN Live Plus colored nick names

Postby markes » Thu Jul 03, 2008 9:50 pm

lets test it with msnp15.
maybe dimuxxx will accept to build it with his builds...?

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Re: MSN Live Plus colored nick names

Postby Robby » Thu Jul 03, 2008 10:20 pm

echoes wrote:thats right I don't know how to build it, maybe some guide can help

el1073 wrote:Hi, which is the file that will be merged whit patchv3.diff??
How can we do it?
Sry i'm so Igniorrante! :smile:
And Great Work!

Guys, I'm sure there will be a proper solution soon, so that you don't have to apply the patch yourselves. :)

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Re: MSN Live Plus colored nick names

Postby echoes » Fri Jul 11, 2008 2:16 am

I hope so, if not a little tutorial of how to build adium will be very usefull

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Re: MSN Live Plus colored nick names

Postby David Munch » Sat Jul 12, 2008 8:58 am

echoes wrote:I hope so, if not a little tutorial of how to build adium will be very usefull

Im pretty sure there's such a guide on the Wiki. (Its down now, so I can't find a link)
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Re: MSN Live Plus colored nick names

Postby giandrea » Sat Jul 12, 2008 11:01 am

I could post a link to build here, but I need an official developer to give me his permission. :P


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