Imagine my disgust seeing some tall cat thing when I try to type out ":3". And the horror when I find out that (fubar), (finger), (wtf), and (hollest) don't do anything either.
My idea for the Windows client is for Skype to restore the (fubar), (finger), (wtf), and (hollest) smileys and remove the ":3" smiley (and reverting any other changes that were made that I haven't listed). Put the emote set back to the way it was in version 6.13, please!
You start a group conversation with 6 or 7 Skype contacts howerver there is now way to determine which of them have joined successfully, which have audio, which have video etc. The "contacts" showin your contact list just shows a list and is limited in size and scope and the contacts list shown at the top of the group call is also limited in size and scope. It would be nice to see a full roster of all contacts that are in this group call.
My idea is, get rid of the new advertisement feature which has been put in and appears at the top of the screen when you're typing in chat with someone
Person you're typing to info here
Chat log here
The ad up top is HUGELY distracting. I don't mind ads on the contact list or on the status updates page, but when it's where I'm typing to someone its just unbearable.
This just started today for me and quite honestly it's making me want to switch to another provider for chat like things.
If there was an option to choose where you saw ads that would be acceptable as well, but right now this new thing with the ad popping up up top when I'm typing to someone is horrendous.
Please implement user-defined font size selection throughout the entire client, not just in the instant message window. The default font size used the contact list as well as throughout the client - drop-down windows, menus, and so on - is too small and hard to read. "Zoom" and changing one's screen resolution is not a workable, permanent solution.
The ability to choose a font, even from a limited list of serif and sans-serif fonts or typefaces, would be a delightful and much-appreciated bonus.
Thank you for considering this request.
Basically, when setting yourself to Do Not Disturb mode, it would ask you if you wanted to receive notifications from certain people, or from nobody. This change would be useful if you don't want to receive notifications from everyone on your Contact List at a certain time, and just wanted to receive them from a few that you could select.
I have many contacts and would like to be notified only when certain people come online or go offline. But, Skype currently only allows for an "all or nothing" notification, so I am frequently notified about people that I really don't care about!
Hi, I have seen this system on "Facebook". It tells you if the person has read your message. It is a really useful feature. Just avoids spamming, harassing etc. It would also show you if the person/user is ignoring you or not.
Could you please add the same feature to Skype? It would be great.
How is the system working?:
You pm someone, If he saw your message without reply = It'll display this small line/message "Seen 00:00 PM/AM"
Thank you so much!
there should be a way to delete messages outright. not just "hiding" the messages so you can always see them later. like, what if you accidentally add someone, and he/she sends you different things, and you want to delete those messages and you cant. (just a small example) just saying, but there should be a way to delete them
Perhaps a Nudge / Buzz would be nice, so you could catch a person's attention, perhaps you should be able to turn it off per contact /nudgeoff (for 24 hours or something like that).
As for the form of the nudge it could have sound (but a nice one not like the BUZZ on Yahoo).
Also i think it could be awesome if you could gently flash to glowing yellow (or skype blue) the entire taskbar background when you get a nudge, maybe make it glow from the skype icon all the way to the edges then die out. (I don't know if the taskbar supports something so interesting).
It is inevitible that different people have different input audio levels. As such, I perceive that it is necessary to have control over individual volume levels for group call situations. Sometimes, certain people overwhelm others and the ability to adjust the individual volume levels would be really really useful. Even a mute function for when some people might be away but in a call and have unbearable background noise.
I know this has been discussed many times, but it would be really nice to add an OPTION (in the OPTIONS menu) that lets you make the close button actually close Skype. I'm not saying it should replace the current way or even be default. I would just like the option to do that.
what if you let us split skype into multiple windows so we can keep an eye on just who is on or the conversation without looking at unnesssary stuff?
how about the abilaty to let another program send/receve skype messages and call/answer? or what about a version of skype with no gui but hooks for us to make our own?
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I see that you, employees of Skype, are having trouble using your eyes for basic activities such as reading, which is very disappointing, because who is then going to help us with our problems and ideas for improvement. I have the solution for your eyes though.
So maybe it is time now to stop the ignoring support you are offering us and instead listen to our ideas for once. It has been said countless of times, you can even google it if you dont believe me, that every day people keep getting frustrated beacuse of eye fatigue, you included apparently, and there is no way to get around it with your client.
I thought a company that is owned by Microsoft and which has so many users could show some respect to its users, do not take all for granted, all is not set in stone.
If you did not get my point you need to make us, all users, without charge, being able to change the appearance of the client. It does not matter if it is your own skype pre-designed templates that we may choose between or if we can just change the colours individually ourselves. As long as we do not have to endure the pain of the light.
We just do not want to strain our eyes just because you are too lazy to not having fixed such a basic feature already even though so many years has passed with similar posts like this one all over your archives. So go now fellow reader, contact your manager or what ever you have to do for the good of mankind.
This is a duplicate, please share your feedback and comments in this idea: http://community.skype.com/t5/Windows-desktop-clie
we want THEMES!!! or at least a way to change the program from its eye searing white. it seems like there was more white added in every update to the point im suprised the text isnt white by now. im using skype 4.2 (considering switching to trillian) now because its more tolerable on the eyes and dosnt have that godaweful obnoxious ad on top of the contact list that everyone is also complaining about. please, there are so many threads on this and it seems like microsoft/skype has an obsession with blinding UI lately if youve seen the newest office suite with its pathetic light grey and dark grey options i feel your pain. luckily on the office suite it is affected by the high contrast classic theme, but skype does not obey this rule, it is blindingly white and hard to read no matter what. its proven that black text on white background causes more eye strain and is harder to read. as proof of concept i even put minimal effort into making an example of a dark skype