Viewerhelp:Nearby Chat

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A visual history of public text chat that occurred near your avatar.

Shows each unique chat event with the name and picture of the Resident or object from which it came, and when. Shows multiple lines entered at the same time under a single header. Shows system messages, such as voice chat status with the name "Second Life."

Mouse over the originator's name, then click to display the Inspector and get more information.

Scroll through the messages you entered in text chat with Ctrl + ↑ and Ctrl + ↓.

To show a more compact chat display:

  1. Choose Me > Preferences.
  2. Click Chat tab.
  3. Check Enable plain text chat history.
  4. Click OK.

Now, Nearby Chat appears without graphics and styling, but looks compact.