Keyboard shortcuts for Group Chat

The following table describes the keyboard shortcuts for Group Chat. These shortcut keys provide an alternative way of doing a task.

Keyboard Shortcut

Description

ALT+LEFT ARROW

Select the previous chat room in My Chat.

ALT+RIGHT ARROW

Select the next chat room in My Chat.

CTRL+SHIFT+N

Select the closest previous chat room with unread messages in My Chat.

CTRL+N

Select the next closest chat room with unread messages in My Chat.

CTRL+SHIFT+J

Join a group chat room by name.

CTRL+SHIFT+P

Join an IM chat by user name.

CTRL+F

Open or close the search bar. The search bar is used to search for text in the message area.

CTRL+I

Insert a web link in a message. This action opens the Insert Hyperlink dialog box.

CTRL+SHIFT+F

Insert a file in a message.

CTRL+T

Send a story.

CTRL+P

Print chat room messages.

CTRL+S

Save chat room messages to a file.

F5

Refresh the Chat History.

CTRL+L

Leave a group chat room. This action also removes the chat room or contact from My Chat.

CTRL+U

Show or hide the Participant List.

CTRL+W

Close the current chat room.

CTRL+D

Anchor or float a chat room.

CTRL+Q

Exit Group Chat.

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