ChatDisplays the chat dialog currently in progress.
- The right list displays people currently in this chat room. Your nick is
displayed as bold. If you select one or more names from the list then
your messages (and sounds) will only go to those people. There are two special
characters that preceed some names:
- @ indicates an operator that issue commands to control the room.
- + indicates a user with "voice", only users with voice can speak in a
- At the bottom is the input line. You can send a message by typing it on
this line. A few basic commands you can enter are:
|Change your nickname|
|Create a new room or join an existing room|
|Sends an action (red) message|
|Shows you information about this nickname|
|Changes the topic (if allowed)|
|Updates the room list|
|Leave a room, but continue with chat session|
|Leave the chat and disconnect from the server|
|Sends a sound and a message|
|Some common sounds are: bell, laugh, moo, crash, flush,
knock and whistle. There are more. |
RoomsDisplays all the rooms that are currently available. The current
topic for the room (if any), and the number of users in the room, are also
shown. To join one of these rooms (and leave the one you are in), just
double-click on it. If the room list is not displayed it is because there are a
large number of rooms on the server. To display the list enter
/list. You can also filter the room list using
filter. For example:
/list *teen* will show only
rooms with teen in the name.
SessionDisplays your current session settings. Allows you to change
most of your settings even after your session has begun. Note that you cannot
change your email information once you have signed on.
FloatRemoves the Java applet from the html page, and places it in a
seperate window. This is useful if you want to use your browser to view other
pages while you chat. When the Java Client is "floating", the button toggles its
meaning and contains the word "Embed". If it is pressed while in this state, it
causes the Java applet to be placed back into the page from which it came, or
closed if you are not displaying that page.
HelpDisplays this help page.