How to Chat in a Network
You can chat to other online members in any network.
This procedure must be executed on the client.
Note: This functionality is not available on Linux.
- On the client, right-click on the network member that you want to chat with. You can also right-click on the name of the network to initiate a group chat with all members of the network.
- Click Chat for peer to peer chat or Open chat window for group chat.
Result: The Chat window appears. The header of the window displays the name of the member or group with whom you chat.
- Use the lower pane of the window to write messages and press Enter to send them.
Result: The other parties of the chat session either receive a notification on their system tray, next to the clock, or the Chat window opens automatically depending on the chat settings. See How to Change Chat Settings.
Results: What else can I do during chat?
During a chat session, right-click on the chat window to access the following options:
|Copy||Copies a selected text from the Chat window to the clipboard.|
|Clear chat history||Clears the upper pane of the Chat window.|
|Load chat history||Loads a previous chat session with the selected member of group. To enable chat history, see How to Change the Advanced Interface Settings.|
|Paste||Inserts text from the clipboard to the lower pane of the Chat window.|
|Paste and send (Windows only)||Inserts text from the clipboard and sends that text to the other parties of the chat session.|
|Clear (Windows only)||Clears the lower pane of the Chat window.|
|Cut (Mac only)||Copies text to the clipboard and removes it from the Chat.|
|Copy (Mac only)||Copies a selected text from the Chat window to the clipboard.|
Article last updated: 27 September, 2022