Gaim On-Screen Display
plugin: Enhance your IM experience!
On-screen display overlays shaped text on your screen; it has a similar
effect as a television's on-screen volume controls, etc. The XOSD
library makes this ability possible. Gaim OSD is an
implementation of the XOSD library, allowing Gaim to display several
notification messages. The current features are listed below.
If a program's web page doesn't offer screenshots, why bother
downloading it? These screenshots are from version 0.60 and Gaim
Configuration: Display | Windows | Events | Select Events | Custom
Buddies | About
Buddy Menu: Select
OSD Display: on Desktop | over a Screensaver
Everyone loves cool
features. So what does this plugin do? Anything you
* OSD display
- sign on/off status
- away/back status
- idle/unidle status
- IMs, (both received and displayed)
- new conversation status
- chat invitations
- join/leave messages
- chat messages, with special nick-highlighted display
- warning messages
* Fully customizable, all
OSD display options can be
- shown only when 'here' and/or
- shown only when 'away'
- customizable display timeout
- different colors
- each OSD line can be fully customized
* Font configuration
* Font shadow
* Horizontal/vertical offset
* Text substitutions,
(including away messages - GAIM PATCH REQUIRED)
* Limit the maximum message
length (helpful for long away messages)
* Mutli-line and mutli-page
messages (for long messages)
* OSD toggle icon for each
* Per-buddy customization
* Quick on-screen display
* Support for changing the
number of OSD lines
* Log messages to
There are a few requirements to get this puppy
working. If you read the README file, included in the archive, you
shouldn't have too much trouble.
Gaim instant messaging client
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Comments, suggestions, ideas,
patches, bugs, etc!
All are welcome! If new feature requests are both feasible and
reasonable, we will consider adding them. Please visit our project page,
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