Author Topic: Newbie to Version 7 - Aliases  (Read 3569 times)

chokchai20260

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Newbie to Version 7 - Aliases
« on: February 11, 2006, 04:44:57 PM »
Hi, I've been using Version 5 for a few years now, and am now checking out Version 7.  Love the new interface!

However, I am completely stuck on how to set up an alias.  I had quite a few set up in version 5, such as "/f" which would bring up "I'm fine thanks, and u?".  How do I do this in Version 7, I can't find anywhere in the Alias Editor to put the "/f".

Any advice appreciated - thanks :)

Ch

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Re: Newbie to Version 7 - Aliases
« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2006, 05:05:59 PM »
The Alias Editor in IceChat 7 is totally different from the one in Version 5.
The information is inside the README.TXT file that is included in IceChat 7.

Open the IceChat Editor, and the 1st tab is Aliases. 
To add an alias, type this, for example:
Code: [Select]
/test /me says this is a test

Now the /test command will say that /me command.

Then you will need to save the alias to a file, it should ask for a filename when you choose Save And Exit, or just use the Save menu item from the File menu.
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Re: Newbie to Version 7 - Aliases
« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2006, 06:21:17 PM »
Brilliant!  Thanks for the quick response.  I've got it now.  This was the only thing stopping me from moving to ver.7 totally.

If I want to put a line break in an alias (see example), do I need to do it in the script section, or is there a way in the Aliases?

Thanks
Ch

Example:

alias f {
say I'm fine thanks
say and u?
}

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Re: Newbie to Version 7 - Aliases
« Reply #3 on: February 11, 2006, 10:04:37 PM »
when you use the keyword "alias", it does not go into aliases, it needs to be added as a script. In aliases, you type this.
Code: [Select]
/f {
say this
say that
}
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Re: Newbie to Version 7 - Aliases
« Reply #4 on: February 12, 2006, 04:27:08 AM »
OK - I understand how it works now :)  thanks for your responses and for all the work on this program.

Cheers,
Ch