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Initially your Contact List shows all of your online, offline, and address book contacts sorted by name and displays a detailed list (two lines instead of one). You can change how your List displays your contacts through the arrow button on the Contacts tab.
Click the arrow on the Contacts tab to open the menu.
To sort your contacts, select Sort by Name, Sort by Availability, or Sort by Recent Activity.
To display a two- or one-line list, select Detailed List (2 lines) or Contact List (1 line).
Detailed List (the initial display) shows contact information in two lines.
Compact List shows contact information in one line.
To show or hide offline contacts, select Show Offline Contacts from the Contacts tab menu.
To show or hide the Address Book group, select Show Address Book Contacts from the Contacts tab menu.
Of course, you can select any combination of options to display a list that works best for you.