Thursday, June 26, 2008

Using whisper chats

Whisper chats are one-on-one offshoots of group chats. If you are in a group chat and want to whisper to another participant for saying private matters like condolence sayings, you can easily open a new, private chat window. Simply follow these steps:
  1. Select a user’s name for your whisper chat. You can find a chat partner in the Chat Drawer, a window pane that lists all the users. If you don’t see other users, click the Show Users icon in your Skype Toolbar (Windows) or select Window➪Drawer from the Skype menu (Mac). You can have a whisper chat with anyone in your list, even if that person is not on your Contacts list. Several icons appear in the window of the person you want to contact.
  2. Click the Chat button. A new message window opens in addition to the group chat.
  3. Type your message Be sure to separate the windows or make them different sizes. If you type a message in the wrong window, well, we’re sure you can fill in the consequence

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