wcJava Chat

What is wcJava Chat?

wcJava Chat is a replacement for the WinServer Java Chat Applet. It has the following options:

1. New user interface
2. Support for smileys
3. Clickable hyperlinks
4. Sounds
5. Persistence
6. Logging (Capture)
7 Instant messaging
8. Invite user to chat

Starting the Applet.

After starting the wcJava Chat Applet a window with the text "The applications digital signature cannot be verified. Do you want to run the application?" appears. Choose run to start the applet with all options enabled. If you choose cancel the applet will run with the following options disabled:

  • Clickable hyperlinks
  • Persistence
  • Logging

wcJava Chat Options.

The following screenshot shows you that `text smileys` in the chat area are replaced with ´image smileys´. Also all entered hyperlinks are replaced with real hyperlinks. When you click on a hyperlink in the chat area the webpage will open in the operating systems default web browser.

Below you will find a table with an overview of some of the wcJava Chat functions, shortkeys and menu options.

Option Menu Short key Function
Doubleclick on a hyperlink in the chat area.     Opens the webpage in the operating systems default browser.
Capture File, Capture...   Captures the text in the chat area and saves it to a log file.
Cut on the toolbar or menu option Edit, Cut or context menu (right click) and select cut. Ctrl+X Cuts selected text and places it on the system cliipboard.
Copy on the toolbar or menu option Edit, Copy or context menu (right click) and select copy. Ctrl+C Copies selected text and places it on the system cliipboard.
Paste on the toolbar or menu option Edit, Paste or context menu (right click) and select paste. Ctrl+V Pasts the text on the system clipboard to the input text field..
Select All Context menu, select all. Ctrl+A Selects all the text in the chat area or input text field.
Doubleclick on a word     Selects the word.
Click three times in the chat area or the input text field.     Selects the whole line.
Clear Edit, Clear.   Clears the chat area.
Main Channel on the toolbar or menu option Action, Main Channel.   Switches to the Main Channel.
Change Channel on the toolbar or menu option Action, Change Channel.   Switches to another channel.
Change Topic on the toolbar or menu option Action, Change Topic.   Changes the channel´s topic.
Instant Message on the toolbar or menu option Tools, Instant Message....   Sends an instant message to a user.
Invite User To Chat on the toolbar or menu option Tools, Invite User to Chat....   Invites a user to chat.

Support.

Any questions or suggestions? Email the author, subscribe to the mailing list or see conference area 1284 - wcJava Chat on http://www.cisbbs.nl.

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