MSN Live Plus colored nick names

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MSN Live Plus colored nick names

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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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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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Nice work! :D

I'll be happy to look over the code when you think it's ready.
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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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Patch updated. Now tooltips show colored nicks, see http://trac.adiumx.com/ticket/6578.
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Excellent work. :)
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very awesome stuff
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Looking very good!

Any chance of a public release anytime soon?
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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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I can imagine this will be released fairly soon, just be a little patient, guys. :)
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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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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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thats right I don't know how to build it, maybe some guide can help
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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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Hi, which is the file that will be merged whit patchv3.diff??
How can we do it?
Sry i'm so Igniorrante! :smile:
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lets test it with msnp15.
maybe dimuxxx will accept to build it with his builds...?
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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:
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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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I hope so, if not a little tutorial of how to build adium will be very usefull
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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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I could post a link to build here, but I need an official developer to give me his permission. :P
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