Opened 10 years ago

Closed 10 years ago

Last modified 10 years ago

#1433 closed Enhancement (Won't Fix)

/Whois info window makes it hard to copy the info of someone

Reported by: Kevin Owned by: timothy
Component: Colloquy (Mac) Version: 2.2 (Mac)
Severity: Normal Keywords: /Whois options
Cc:

Description

When doing a /whois on someone, instead of displaying all of the person's info as text in the main Window Colloquy opens up a "info" panel on them. This is all well and nice, and probably neat for newbies, but for someone that admins a channel or a IRC server this can be a PITA especially if you want to copy the users info really quick.

There should be an option to have the /whois display the info in the main channel like most IRC clients do, or to show it like Colloquy does now. This way everyone is happy.

I know this is one thing that has been a deal-breaker for those that have tried Colloquy. The /whois isn't very efficient for "power" users.

Change History (4)

comment:1 Changed 10 years ago by timothy

  • Resolution set to wontfix
  • Status changed from new to closed

You can use the Console (/console). We don't plan to change this or make it an option. Colloquy goes tp great lengths to keep clutter and command results out of the chat transcript.

comment:2 Changed 10 years ago by kpreid

What about making the text in the info window selectable as a whole, like in a web page or the Apple Address Book? That would allow getting the whole info, without changing the presentation.

comment:3 Changed 10 years ago by Robby

  • milestone Colloquy 2.3 deleted

comment:4 Changed 10 years ago by timothy

kpreid, that sounds like a good idea. Can you file a new ticket for that?

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