How to search chat rooms provided by a server ?

You must be connected.

Go to SettingsJabber IM

Launch Tools command.

Launch Conference services command.

Select your Dynamic service (usually service provided by your server).

Or enter manually the Jabber IM conference service identifier Ex: conference.jabber.org

Or use the service explorer provided BY BLUEJABB. (See: How to find services (gateways, conference services , IRC gateways, file transfer proxies, …) provided by my server or other servers ?)

Input a keyword in the Dynamic search filter zone.

Select the right arrow on the Dynamic search filter zone.

Launch Search chat room list command.

You will be warned when the browsing operation will be terminated.

Warning. Search functionality may be unavailable on server.

 

How to enter in a chat room which is in any of my browsed conference service ?

You must be connected.

Go to SettingsJabber IM

Launch Tools command.

Launch Conference services command.

Select the right arrow on the Dynamic service zone.

Launch Enter chat room command.

YOU MUST KNOW the full Jabber IM chat room identifier of the chat room:

chatroom_name@service_name

Enter the full Jabber IM chat room identifier in Identifier input field.

Ex: « jdev@conference.jabber.org »

Launch Enter chat room command.

 

How to setup an IRC gateway ?

You must be connected.

This gateway may be provided by your current server or by another server.

You can use the built-in service explorer to find an IRC gateway provided by another server.

See How to find services (gateways, conference services , IRC gateways, file transfer proxies, …) provided by my server or other servers ? ).

Go to SettingsJabber IM

Launch Tools command.

Launch IRC gateways command.

Select your gateway or launch New command.

Identifier is the Jabber IM IRC channel identifier.

Nickname is your nick name for all channels you will enter by using this gateway.

Launch Record command.

 

How to enter in an IRC channel ?

You must be connected.

First of all, you must use an IRC gateway. (See How to setup an IRC gateway ?)

Go to SettingsJabber IM

Launch Tools command.

Launch IRC gateways command.

Launch Enter IRC channel command.

Select the IRC gateway

Channel identifier is written as follows:

#channel_name%irc_server

channel_name: name of the IRC channel

irc_server: name of the IRC server

ex:#debian%irc.debian.org@irc.jabberfr.org

« # » is optional depending of the IRC gateway.

Most popular IRC servers can be selected by launching IRC servers command.

YOU MUST KNOW the channel name. BLUEJABB doesn’t provide channel browser on an IRC server.

LaunchEnter IRC channel

 

How to enter in a MEEBO chat room ?

If you want to use your MEEBO account with BLUEJABB, log in with it. The official MEEBO web client displays your preferred chat rooms in the contact list.

BLUEJABB imports these chat rooms and display them in the chat room history and not in the contact list. Select a chat room and enter in.

Warning, if you use your MEEBO account, you won’t be able to chat with other IM contacts (MSN, AIM, « ¦.).

If you want to use another JABBER account to enter in MEEBO chat rooms, BLUEJABB must know your preferred MEEBO chat room complete identifiers which are formatted like « chat_room_name@conferenceX.meebo.com »

X is the conference service number.

The official MEEBO web client never displays this complete identifier which is hidden for you.

 

Log in first with your MEEBO account, BLUEJABB imports these chat rooms identifiers. Log out and log in with another JABBER account.

Chat room bookmark is common to all JABBER accounts so you can now enter in MEEBO chat rooms with your current JABBER account.

 

How to save a chat room or IRC Channel in the bookmark ?

There are several ways to save a chat room in the bookmark. All these ways will display the chat room/IRC channel editor screen.

See What are the chat room/IRC Channel parameters ?

. In a chat room/IRC channel tab

Launch Chat room/IRC Channel command.

Launch Add to bookmark command.

Or

. Go to SettingsJabber IM

Launch Tools command.

Launch Chat room bookmark command.

Select the Chat room/IRC channel or launch New chat room or New IRC channel command.

Edit chat room parameters (See What are the chat room /IRC Channel parameters ?).

Launch Save in bookmark command.

Or

.Go to SettingsJabber IM

Launch Tools command.

Launch Conference service command.

Explore a service (See How to browse a conference service provided by a server ?) or search chat rooms by keyword (See How to search chat rooms provided by a server ?)

Select a chat room.

Launch Save in bookmark command if you want to save immediately the chat room in bookmark.

Launch Change parameters command if you want to edit chat room parameters ( See What are the chat room /IRC Channel parameters ?) and launch Save in bookmark command.

Launch Enter chat room to enter directly in chat room.

 

What are the chat room /IRC Channel parameters ?

First pane:

. Auto-connect: If checked, you will enter automatically the chat room/IRC channel when you will connect to the owner account.

. Auto-connect for all accounts: If checked, you will enter automatically in the chat room/IRC channel when you will connect to all Jabber IM accounts.

(See What is the signification of owning a chat room/IRC chanel for an account ?).

. Display service message: If checked, service messages (user joins/leaves the chat room/IRC channel, user nickname changes, chat room subject changes,…).

For chat room only:

. Nickname: Your nickname in the chat room.

. Password: Chat room password if chat room is protected.

. Last message display: Count of last chat room messages displayed when you enter in the chat room.

. Accept private chat: If checked, chat room channel occupants will be available to start a private chat with you.

. Download occupant profile: If checked, all chat room occupant profiles are downloaded automatically. Otherwise, profile chat room occupants are downloaded on demand.

. Automatic Re-enter on kick: If checked, BLUEJABB will automatically join the chat room if you are kicked from it.

Second pane:

. On enter message: This message will be automatically sent to the chat room/IRC channel when you enter in.

For chat room only:

. On leave message: This message will be automatically sent to the chat room when you leave.

. Use current status: Status in chat room can be different from your current status. If checked, you enter in the chat room with your current status. Otherwise, set the status and text which will be used when you will enter in the chat room.

 

What is the signification of owning a chat room/IRC chanel for an account ?

When you save a chat room/IRC channel in bookmark or import bookmark from the server, the current account is the owner of the chat room/IRC channel.

 

How to export my bookmark to server ?

You must be connected.

Go to SettingsJabber IM

Launch Tools command.

Launch Chat room bookmark command.

Launch Server transfer command.

Launch Export full bookmark to server command or Export current bookmark to server.

 

How to import my bookmark from server ?

You must be connected.

Go to SettingsJabber IM

Launch Tools command.

Launch Chat room bookmark command.

Launch Server transfer command.

Launch Import bookmark from server command.

 

How to create a chat room on a server ?

You must be connected.

Go to SettingsJabber IM

Launch Tools command.

Launch Conference services command.

Select your Dynamic service (usually service provided by your server).

Or enter manually the Jabber IM conference service identifier Ex: conference.jabber.org

Or use the service explorer provided BY BLUEJABB. (See How to find services (gateways, conference services, IRC gateways, file transfer proxies, …) provided by my server or other servers ?)

Select the right arrow on the Dynamic service zone.

Launch Create public chat room, Create private chat room or Create temporally chat room command.

Edit the chat room parameters (See What are the chat room /IRC Channel parameters ? ).

Launch Save in bookmark command if you want to save immediately the created chat room in bookmark.

Warning, all servers don’t allow you to create chat rooms.

 

How to display chat room/IRC occupants ?

You must have joined the chat room.

Launch Chat room/IRC Channel command.

Launch Show occupants command.

 

How to automatically send a message to a chat room every x mins ?

In the chat room screen,

Launch Chat room command.

Launch Start flood command.

Enter the text you want to send and the interval.

 

In order to stop the flooding:

Launch Chat room command.

Launch Start flood command.

 

How to ignore a user in a chat room ?

There are two ways for ignoring a user in a chat room:

Select a message from the user you want to ignore

Launch More command.

Launch Ignore command.

Or

Select the user you want to ignore in the chat room occupants list

Launch Ignore command.

In order to unblock a “ignored” user in a chat room

Select the user you want to ignore in the chat room occupants list

Launch Don’t ignore command.

 

How to save chat room messages ?

You must have joined the chat room.

Launch Other command.

Launch Save to archive command.

Chat room messages are recorded in archive (Chat rooms folder).

 

Can I enter in a chat room/IRC channel in « invisible » status ?

No, you can’t.

 

How to start a private conversation with a participant of a chat room ?

You must have joined the chat room.

There are two ways to start a private chat with another chat room/IRC channel occupant.

Launch Chat room/IRC Channel command.

Launch Show occupants command.

Select the occupant you want to chat with.

Launch Start private chat command.

or

Select a message from the occupant you want to chat with.

Launch Message sender command.

Launch Start private chat command.

 

How to invite a contact in a chat room ?

You must have joined the chat room.

Launch Chat room command.

Launch Invite contact command.

Select the contact you want to invite. (Only online contacts can be invited).

 

How to display only the messages sent by a chat room occupant ?

You must have joined the chat room.

There are two ways to display only the messages sent by a chat room occupant.

Launch Chat room command.

Launch Show occupants command.

Select the occupant you want to display messages.

Launch Filter messages chat command.

or

Select a message from the occupant you want to display messages.

Launch Message sender command.

Launch Filter messages command.

To unset message filter:

Launch Chat room command.

Launch Unset message filter command.

 

How to add a chat room occupant as a contact ?

You must have joined the chat room.

Warning. Chat room must not be anonymous. I.e the chat room Jabber IM occupant identifier must be available.

Otherwise,

There are two ways to add a chat room occupant as contact.

Launch Chat room command.

Launch Show occupants command.

Select the occupant you want to display messages.

Launch Add to contact command.

or

Select a message from the occupant you want to add as a contact.

Launch Message sender command.

Launch Add to contact command.

 

How to set my presence status in a chat room ?

You must have joined the chat room.

Status in chat room can be different than your current status.

Launch Chat room command.

Launch Status command.

 

How to send file to a chat room/IRC channel ?

You must have joined the chat room.

You must have set a Dropbox account or a Twitter account.

Only multimedia file transfer are allowed if you use Twitter file transfer.

Launch Send other command.

 

How to change my nick name when I have already joined a chat room ?

You must have joined the chat room.

Input your new nick name in the text input zone.

Launch Chat room command.

Launch Change nickname command.

 

How to change subject of a chat room ?

You must have joined the chat room.

You must have the permissions to change the chat room subject.

Input the new subject in the text input zone.

Launch Chat room command.

Launch Change subject command.

 

How to kick a chat room occupant ?

You must have joined the chat room.

You must have the permissions to kick an occupant.

There are two ways to kick a chat room occupant.

Launch Show occupants command.

Select the occupant you want kick.

Launch Kick command.

Or

Select a message from the occupant you want to kick.

Launch Message sender command.

Launch Kick command.

 

How to hide message time stamp in chat room/IRC channel ?

Go to SettingsDisplay

Launch Chats command.

Select second tab.

Uncheck Display time

 

How to hide message count in chat room/IRC channel header ?

Go to SettingsDisplay

Launch Chats command.

Select second tab.

Uncheck Display message count

 

How to set the way the messages of a chat room/IRC channel are displayed ?

Go to SettingsDisplay

Launch Chats command.

Select second tab.

Set Display type value.

 

How to set the way the avatars in messages of a chat room/IRC channel are displayed ?

Go to SettingsDisplay

Launch Chats command.

Select second tab.

Set Avatar display value.

 

How to set the way the header of a chat room/IRC channel is displayed ?

Go to SettingsDisplay

Launch Chats command.

Select second tab.

Set Header display type value.

 

How to change max message count for a chat room/IRC channel ?

Go to SettingsDisplay

Launch Chats command.

Select second tab.

Set Max message value

 

How to register to a gateway ?

You must be connected.

Gateways allow you to connect to proprietary IM. In order to register a gateway, you need to have an account in the corresponding Instant Messaging System.

To find gateways provided by other servers, see How to find services (gateways, conference services, IRC gateways, file transfer proxies, …) provided by my server or other servers ?).

Go to SettingsJabber IM

Launch Tools command.

Launch Gateways manager command.

BLUEJABB displays available gateways for registering. (Registered gateways are also displayed).

Select the gateway you want to register to.

Launch Register command.

Enter your credentials.

Launch Register command.

Warning, if register successes, a confirmation subscription is displayed for each of your contacts of your corresponding IM account.

To avoid this and before registering to the gateway:

Go to SettingsJabber IM

Launch Miscellaneous command.

Uncheck Interactive presence subscription.

If register fails, your user/password may be incorrect. Retry registering process.

 

How to register to a public gateway ?

You must be connected.

If no gateways are available on your server or other servers,

Go to Jabber IMTools

Launch Add public gateway command.

Select a well known public gateway or input manually the Jabber IM gateway identifier.

Then launch Add public gateway command.

If successful, you gateways is added in the available gateways.

Warning. Some servers don’t allow another server to use their services. These services are not for public use. If this case, a « Not-allowed » or « Not-Found »error will occur.

To register to the gateway, see How to register to a gateway ?

 

Can I connect directly to a proprietary IM without connect to a JABBER server gateway ?

No, you need to connect to a jabber server and register to the corresponding gateway provided by a server or a public gateway provided by another server.

See How to register to a gateway ?

 

Can I login on the same proprietary IM with multiple accounts ?

Yes.

You must be connected.

Suppose you have two accounts on MSN: « account1@hotmail.com » and « account2@hotmail.com ». You must have two different available MSN gateways.

For example one provided by your server (gateway1) and another one provided by another server (gateway2).

Register with « account1@hotmail.com » on the gateway1 and register with « account2@hotmail.com » on the gateway2.

BLUEJABB will import the contacts of « account1@hotmail.com » and « account2@hotmail.com ».

 

How to temporally disconnect from a gateway ?

There are two ways to temporally disconnect from a gateway.

You must be connected.

Go to Jabber IM screen.

Select roster tab.

Launch Set status command.

Launch Gateways connection command.

Select the gateway you want to disconnect from.

Launch Disconnect gateway command.

Or

Go to SettingsJabber IM

Launch Tools command.

Launch Gateways manager command.

Select the gateway you want to disconnect from.

Launch Disconnect gateway command.

If you want to reconnect to the gateway:

Go to Jabber IM screen

Select roster tab.

Launch Set status command.

Launch Gateways connection command.

Select the gateway you want to disconnect from.

Launch Connect gateway command.

Or

Go to SettingsJabber IM

Launch Tools command.

Launch Gateways manager command.

Select the gateway you want to disconnect from.

Launch Connect gateway command.

 

How to display the name of the client your contacts or chat room occupants are using ?

Go to SettingsJabber IM

Launch Miscellaneous command.

Check Append client version

 

How to hide client info ?

Go to SettingsJabber IMMiscellaneous

Check Hide client info

 

How to set process events synchronously ? (Nokia/RIM only)

When :

A user want to add you as contact.

A user want to send a file.

A user want to invite you in a chat room.

A user you are tracking change his location.

Bluejabb triggers an event. This event can be processed in two ways:

  • Synchronously: Bluejabb immediately interacts with the user depending the type of event.
  • Asynchronously: Bluejabb inserts a simple message representing the event in active data. This event will be processed later.
  • Notes :

    When Bluejabb is in background, all events are processed asynchronously.

    To change this behavior:

    Go to SettingsJabber IMMiscellaneous

    Check Interactive requests

    To remove automatically asynchronous events after they have been read,

    Go to SettingsJabber IMMiscellaneous

    Check Remove requests after read

     

    How to hide log in process UI ?

    Go to SettingsJabber IMMiscellaneous

    Un-Check Show login process

     

    How to automatically accept file transfer from my roster contact ?

    Go to SettingsJabber IMChats

    Check Auto-accept files from contacts

     

    How to display / hide group combo box in the roster display ?

    Go to Jabber SettingsRoster

    Check/Uncheck Display group UI

     

    How to set action to long press on a message in a conversation ?

    Go to SettingsDisplayChats

    Select the first pane

    Set Long press on user action value.

     

    How to customize self-destructing content ?

    First of all, exchanging self-destructing content is only available when:

    • Bluejabb is used on the two sides
    • SSL strategy is TLS or legacy SSL (See account configuration).
    • Hide client info option must be disabled

    Go to Jabber SettingsChats

    Check Remove received after read for automatically remove message after read

    Check Remove sent after send for automatically remove message after send message

    Check Remove sent on remote after read for automatically remove message on the remote device when your contact has read the message

    Display duration: The max duration time your contact can display the content