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I have the latest version of Pidgin installed on Windows, and the "hide when offline" / "show when offline" feature has no effect. I always see all the offline "buddies". What's wrong with it?

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Buddies -> Show -> [ ] Offline Buddies

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velly cool! it worked! A bit non-intuitive though... there are 2 places you need to set it in order for it to work (as shown above and by right-clicking each buddy group) – JoelFan Aug 24 '09 at 0:04

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