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  This page should explain what can be seen on the <u>moodlesite.com/mod/chat/gui_header_js/index.php</u> page
 
  This page should explain what can be seen on the <u>moodlesite.com/mod/chat/gui_header_js/index.php</u> page
 
  (the view inside a chatroom)
 
  (the view inside a chatroom)
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Using Chat
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The chat module contains some features to make chatting a little nicer.
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Smilies
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Any smiley faces (emoticons) that you can type elsewhere in Moodle can also be typed in here and they will be displayed correctly. For example, :-) = 
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Links
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Internet addresses will be turned into links automatically.
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Emoting
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You can start a line with "/me" or ":" to emote. For example, if your name is Kim and you type ":laughs!" or "/me laughs!" then everyone will see "Kim laughs!"
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Beeps
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You can send a sound to other people by hitting the "beep" link next to their name. A useful shortcut to beep all the people in the chat at once is to type "beep all".
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HTML
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If you know some HTML code, you can use it in your text to do things like insert images, play sounds or create different coloured and sized text.

Revision as of 23:14, 17 August 2005

Note for Contributors
This page should explain what can be seen on the moodlesite.com/mod/chat/gui_header_js/index.php page
(the view inside a chatroom)


Using Chat

The chat module contains some features to make chatting a little nicer.

Smilies Any smiley faces (emoticons) that you can type elsewhere in Moodle can also be typed in here and they will be displayed correctly. For example, :-) = Links Internet addresses will be turned into links automatically. Emoting You can start a line with "/me" or ":" to emote. For example, if your name is Kim and you type ":laughs!" or "/me laughs!" then everyone will see "Kim laughs!" Beeps You can send a sound to other people by hitting the "beep" link next to their name. A useful shortcut to beep all the people in the chat at once is to type "beep all". HTML If you know some HTML code, you can use it in your text to do things like insert images, play sounds or create different coloured and sized text.