Viewerhelp:3.5.0/Preferences - Chat

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These options control the way text chat appears and is arranged.

Font size   Choose Small, Medium, or Large size text chat.
Play typing animation when chatting

  By default when typing in nearby chat, your avatar's arms move and there's a typing sound. Uncheck this to disable those effects. This only affects you.
Email me IMs when I'm offline

  Sends instant messages in email to the address specified in Your Contact Information on secondlife.com.
Bubble Chat   Display chat text in word bubbles above avatars.
Notifications   For each type of conversation that can appear in the Conversations window, you may choose a notification behavior:
  • Open Conversations window - Opens the Conversations window every time a message is received.
  • Pop up the message - Displays the message briefly on the screen.
  • Flash toolbar button - Flashes the Chat button on the main toolbar when you a receive a message.
  • None - Do nothing when a new message is received.
Play sound   Choose when to play a sound from the CONVERSATIONS window. You may choose from:
  • New conversation
  • Incoming voice call
  • Teleport offer
  • Inventory offer
Chat logging options

  The Conversation Log is a list of previous conversations, showing only names and dates. Conversations are removed from the list after 30 days. A conversation transcript contains the actual line-by-line content of a text conversation. The log and transcripts are stored on your computer, so other Second Life Residents can't access them. However, you may wish to disable the log or transcripts for privacy reasons if other people use your computer.
Save   Choose to save the Conversation Log and transcripts, Conversation Log only, or nothing.
Clear log...   Clears your conversation log. Does not delete any saved transcripts.
Delete transcripts   Clears all saved chat transcripts from your computer.
Location   Shows the current location of your chat transcripts. Click the Browse... button to select a custom location on your computer for your chat transcripts.
Translation   Click to set or change machine translation settings for chat text.
Auto-Replace   Click to set or change Auto-Replace Settings.
Spell Checking   Click to set or change Spell Checker Settings.
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