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Gestures are an inventory item type (shown as {{InvIcon_Gestures}}) that allow you to create a series of steps which trigger your avatar to animate, play sounds, and emit text chat. These can be used for practical purposes or to amuse friends. For example, a cartoon "Squish!" noise accompanied by your avatar falling down. In Second Life culture, many gestures are openly circulated like memes, as they add a lot of spark to social situations.


Gestures can be triggered with:


<p>{{xref|gesture|Gestures}} are a type of inventory item (shown as {{InvIcon_Gestures}}) that trigger your avatar to animate, play sounds, and/or emit text chat. Created with a series of steps, gestures can be used for practical purposes or to amuse friends. For example, a cartoon "Squish!" noise accompanied by your avatar falling down. In Second Life {{xref|culture}}, many gestures are openly shared because they make social activity more fun.</p>
You can trigger a gesture with:
* Local text chat
* Keyboard shortcuts
* Keyboard shortcuts
* Text chat words/phrases
* Public voice chat volume
* Voice volume.


{{UIref|Name|Shows a list of all active and inactive gestures in your inventory. Active gestures (or Favorites) appear in bold text.}}
{{UIref|Name|A list of all active and inactive gestures in your inventory. Active gestures (also called Favorites) appear in bold text.}}
{{UIref|Chat|Shows the locat chat trigger for active gestures.}}
{{UIref|Chat|Shows text triggers for active gestures.}}
{{UIref|Key|Shows keyboard shortcuts assigned to gestures.}}
{{UIref|Key|Shows keyboard shortcuts assigned to gestures.}}
{{UIref|Gear{{Icon_Gear}}|Dropdown of options for selected gesture.
{{UIref|{{Icon_Gear}}|Options for the selected gesture:
*'''Add/Remove from Favorites''' - Toggle between active and inactive favorite gestures.
*'''Add/Remove from Favorites''' - Toggles a gesture between active and inactive. Only active gestures can be triggered.
*'''Copy''' - Take a copy of a gesture.  
*'''Copy''' - Copies the gesture to your clipboard.  
*'''Copy UUID''' - Take a copy of the selected gesture {{Xref|UUID}}.
*'''Copy UUID''' - Copies the gesture's {{Xref|UUID}}.
*'''Save to current outfit''' - When wearing a saved outfit from  {{winlink|My_Appearance_-_My_Outfits}}, the selected gesture is added to your current outfit folder.
*'''Save to current outfit''' - Adds the gesture to your current outfit folder, shown in {{winlink|My_Appearance_-_My_Outfits}}.
*'''Edit''' - Opens the {{winlink|Gesture_Editor}}.}}
*'''Edit''' - Opens the {{winlink|Gesture_Editor}}. Same thing as the '''Edit''' button below.}}
{{UIref|Add{{Icon_Add_Item}}|Opens the {{winlink|Gesture_Editor|New Gesture Editor}}.}}
{{UIref|{{Icon_Add_Item}}|Creates a new gesture and opens the {{winlink|Gesture_Editor|New Gesture Editor}}.}}
{{UIref|Checkmark{{Icon_Activate_Checkmark}}|Activate or deactivate a selected gesture.}}
{{UIref|{{Icon_Activate_Checkmark}}|Activates or deactivates the gesture.}}
{{UIref|Trash{{Icon_TrashItem}}|Deletes the currently selected item or folder.}}
{{UIref|{{Icon_TrashItem}}|Deletes the gesture.}}
{{UIref
| Play
| Plays the gesture.}}

Latest revision as of 10:28, 1 October 2010

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Gestures are a type of inventory item (shown as ) that trigger your avatar to animate, play sounds, and/or emit text chat. Created with a series of steps, gestures can be used for practical purposes or to amuse friends. For example, a cartoon "Squish!" noise accompanied by your avatar falling down. In Second Life culture, many gestures are openly shared because they make social activity more fun.

You can trigger a gesture with:

  • Local text chat
  • Keyboard shortcuts
  • Public voice chat volume
Name   A list of all active and inactive gestures in your inventory. Active gestures (also called Favorites) appear in bold text.
Chat   Shows text triggers for active gestures.
Key   Shows keyboard shortcuts assigned to gestures.
  Options for the selected gesture:
  • Add/Remove from Favorites - Toggles a gesture between active and inactive. Only active gestures can be triggered.
  • Copy - Copies the gesture to your clipboard.
  • Copy UUID - Copies the gesture's UUID.
  • Save to current outfit - Adds the gesture to your current outfit folder, shown in My_Appearance_-_My_Outfits.
  • Edit - Opens the Gesture_Editor. Same thing as the Edit button below.
  Creates a new gesture and opens the New Gesture Editor.
  Activates or deactivates the gesture.
  Deletes the gesture.
Play

  Plays the gesture.