Hello. I have a few suggestions for aMSN
On MSN Messenger there is an option to stop all sounds from playing when your status is set to busy. I am not sure if aMSN has this feature as I never use busy. If this feature doesn't exist in aMSN then I would like to see it added. and if it is already added then I would like to see two busy states. "busy - sounds" on and "busy - sounds off". The reason for 2 states is its easier than going into preferences every time and its also allows you to choose which one for a custom state.
Watching TV - busy sounds off
A repeats on - busy sounds on
Allow to change the order of custom states. this could be done by going to preferences>session and in the lits, allow dragging to rearrange the order of custom states. Maybe an option to change the limit of 3 custom states in the states list(on contact list>account>change state) could be on the sessions tab too.
I like the idea of different auto messages for different people(I know it was mentioned before). Someone said it would be hard to configure, but i don't think it would be.
You could have a text box for each message(have a maximum limit of course, like 4) and have a button next to each text box that pops a window up with all contacts with a check box to the left of them. The only problem I can see is if someone has been selected twice. Maybe a message box to see if the choice is correct when a person has been chosen more than once to receive a message.
Add an option to allow disabling changing status to no activity/away after * minutes when on a custom state so you keep your custom states state.
change the history statistics so you can see the file size without names so you can see how much you have typed without the names being included. to do this a button should be added on the statistics form to remove the names(obviously not on the original history file). don't want to try and work out who said what
. I just thought the would be a nice redundant feature for those days of curiosity.
A button(which should be placed on the messaging window near the smiley's button) to either view the text of a smiley or change all smiley's to text. This will sound stupid to some people and plain sense to others, depending on what contacts you have. I know that you can highlight an area and copy and paste to see the text, but this can be annoying. Some of my contacts don't know how to set emoticons properly. instead of something like "(lol)" they put "lol". so every time they say "lol" i get an annoying(yes animated) emoticon that takes 9 seconds to decipher. if you have contacts like this then you will know what I mean. its like in the matrix, where they have to read the encryption .
how was your day?
(oh) twas (good)(.) (ows) (urs)(?)
now imagine all the stuff in brackets is an emoticon. like I said, its like deciphering the matrix.
For those of you whose solution it is to block these people...they're family...nooo!!!
As I am new I'm not really sure where to put this, because these are more errors than features. If this is the wrong place then I will edit my post and remove these and add a post in the correct section.
After quiting aMSN(Account>Quit) when your name(and personal message) is changed due to a custom state, then when you next sign on, your online name(and personal message) will be your last custom states name. I think an easy solution would be to write the current custom state and default name and personal message to a file. then when next signing in you could be prompted to see if you want to login with your previous custom state or to login with the set login status and change the name and personal message back to normal.
As you know from feature 6 that some of my contacts use emoticons a lot, I have found a small error in aMSN.
My text sometimes shows my contacts smiley's(so I have to decipher what I said too :lol: ). I have also had a few in my name as well. I don't think the contact sees the emoticons in my name. Ive not really asked.
Forgot this one. When changing the display picture the email address/filename and date is to the right of the picture, but if the picture is too big then you don't see the text. Maybe all text should be underneath each picture or just underneath a picture that is too large.