Adium

Hidden Preferences

On this page you'll find the various tweaks you can do to customize Adium that aren't in the preferences. For these changes to take effect you must quit Adium, make the change, and re-launch Adium.

Auto-Confirm External Plugins (Default: Off)

To enable the automatic confirmation of external plugins, run the following command in Terminal:

defaults write com.adiumx.Adiumx AIAutoConfirmExternalPlugins -bool YES

To disable it again, use:

defaults write com.adiumx.Adiumx AIAutoConfirmExternalPlugins -bool NO

XMPP Advanced Features (Default: Off)

To enable the advanced features (only the XML Console menu item right now), run the following command in Terminal:

defaults write com.adiumx.Adiumx AMXMPPShowAdvanced -bool YES

To disable it again, use:

defaults write com.adiumx.Adiumx AMXMPPShowAdvanced -bool NO

The XML Console allows you to inspect the traffic and manually send XML to a Jabber server. You can open the console in File → (Your Account) menu.

Use Tab Overflow Menu (Default: On)

To disable Tabs overflow using the chevron (">>") expansion menu, run the following command in Terminal:

defaults write "$HOME/Library/Application Support/Adium 2.0/Users/Default/Dual Window Interface" "Use Overflow Menu" -bool NO

To enable the Tabs overflow menu again, use:

defaults write "$HOME/Library/Application Support/Adium 2.0/Users/Default/Dual Window Interface" "Use Overflow Menu" -bool YES

Modify the iTunes Status format

defaults write com.adiumx.adiumx "Current Track Format" -string "YOUR FORMAT HERE"

where "YOUR FORMAT HERE" is, in quotes, the status to be used. You can use any text and anything from the iTunes Triggers menu such as %_artist, %_track, and %_album, e.g. "%_track by %_artist (%_year)".

Disable the new mail alert [1.4+]

To disable the new mail alert window, run the following command in Terminal:

defaults write com.adiumx.adiumx AINoNewMailWindow -bool YES

To enable the new mail alert window, run the following command in Terminal:

defaults delete com.adiumx.adiumx AINoNewMailWindow

Disable type-to-find in the contact list [1.4+]

To disable automatic filter bar display when typing in the contact list, run the following command in Terminal:

defaults write com.adiumx.adiumx AIDisableContactListTypeToFind -bool YES

To reenable automatic filter bar display when typing in the contact list, run the following command in Terminal:

defaults delete com.adiumx.adiumx AIDisableContactListTypeToFind

Enable WebKit inspector

To enable the WebKit inspector for Adium, run the following command in Terminal:

defaults write com.adiumx.adiumx WebKitDeveloperExtras -bool YES

To use the Webkit inspector, open a chat, right click, and select "inspect element".

To disable the WebKit inspector, run the following command in Terminal:

defaults delete com.adiumx.adiumx WebKitDeveloperExtras

Disable "tab scrubbing" (changing tab by hovering over it with the mouse while holding alt) [1.5+]

To disable:

defaults write com.adiumx.Adiumx AIDisableScrubbing -bool YES

To enable it again:

defaults write com.adiumx.Adiumx AIDisableScrubbing -bool NO

Force the "client login" authentication style for AIM and ICQ accounts even when using a proxy server (Default: Off) [1.5.1+]

To enable:

defaults write com.adiumx.Adiumx AIUseClientLoginWithProxies -bool YES

To disable it again:

defaults write com.adiumx.Adiumx AIUseClientLoginWithProxies -bool NO

Disable the OS rubberband effect on window scrolling

To enable:

defaults write com.adiumx.Adiumx NSScrollViewRubberbanding -bool NO

To disable it again:

defaults delete com.adiumx.Adiumx NSScrollViewRubberbanding
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