In all rooms
you can chat with other visitors.
chat partners from the current session are stored in a drop-down
list, so you can get back to them quickly.
to all" in the list of chat partners will sends your message
to all visitors. This should only be used if you have some general
announcement to make. It is also restricted in certain circumstances.
and select "Properties" to enter standard messages
that will be automatically displayed if someone sends a message
while you are in a game or are idle (i.e., inactive for a long
period of time). A typical autoreply is "Out for a while,
will be back at 7 p.m.".
are playing a game, you can chat with your opponent directly
under the board without clicking a name or message. This conversation
is private and cannot be seen by other visitors.
right-click the chat window and copy the entire text or a single
line. You can also set a different font style and size.
the chat window and click "Report abuse" if someone
is misbehaving on the server. The entire chat is sent, unedited,
to the administrators. "Evaluate player" allows you
to give specific visitors a positive or negative certificate.
and use Edit – Ignore to block the chat of unpleasant
visitors. You can unblock them in the Edit menu (Edit friend
the chat window and use Edit – Filter chat to all to set
the minimum rank of your chat partners.
have Windows XP you can have the chat read to you. To do this
switch on "Chat to Speech" in the Chat options menu.
See also Chat channels
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