User Guide -
jChatBox users login as guest users. It means they only need
a nickname to join a chatroom. Then they could broadcast their
messages or send private messages.
Note for jChatBox administrator
: If you need to protect (login/password) chatrooms then you
have to plug DBAuth, JAASAuth or LDAPAuth add-on.
users need to fill in nickname
select a chatroom to join
it. Depending on client or skin, it could be done in different
- mIRC skin :
First, user selects a chatroom in the list. Information
(name, subject, users) about the selected chatroom will be
Then he fills in a nickname before following "Enter"
link. Login will fail if the nickname is already in use, or
if the chatroom is full, or if the IP address is banned.
mIRC english skin login page -
- j-TV skin :
First, user enters a nickname.
Then he follows the link matching to the chatroom he wants
to join. Login will fail if the nickname is already in use,
or if the chatroom is full, or if the IP address is banned.
j-TV english skin login page -
- Comics skin :
First, user enters a nickname. Then he selects
the room he wants to join and hits the "Join" button.
Login will fail if the nickname is already in use, or if the
chatroom is full, or if the IP address is banned.
Comics skin login page -
logged in, an user can send messages to all
users in chatroom through message
form. Depending on how filters (HTML, URL Converter) have
been enabled, an user can send text messages or HTML-formated
messages. URL filter converts http://..... into hyperlink.
User can follow "refresh"
link to speed up chatroom's content synchonization. He can
also follow "logout"
link to leave the chatroom.
[Applet] Manga Skin chatroom -
chatroom lists joined users (see bottom-right table above).
Private messages could be sent (if allowed by SYSTEM user)
window should pop-up. Messages from this window will be sent
to the selected user only. They should be displayed in red
color in chatroom's content.
For Applet skins, private mode is enabled by clicking on username
and disabled by clicking on users label (e.g. "> ALL
Private message pop-up -
command starts with a / character. You can run a command from
the chat form :
are 3 command's levels : User level, Moderator
level and System level.
System user can run all commands. Moderator users can run
Moderator and User commands but not System
commands. Users can't run Moderator nor System
help for input command.
private message to username.
the current chatroom.
the current chatroom.
moderator help for input command.
off username for the following reason.
username for the following reason.
ip address for the following reason.
transcript in log folder with the following filename.
[name] [subject] (maxusers) (history) (mode=FRAMED| BUFFEREDFRAMED|
APPLET| FLASH) (refreshlimit>=1) (refreshmodel=1-CONSTANT|
2-TRACK| 3-LOAD) (private=YES|NO) (language) (filterid=filter_html)
a new chatroom.
/open testing java 20 40 BUFFEREDFRAMED 8 2 YES english
filter_html filter_url moderator,operator
current chatroom's content.
system help for input command.
[login] [password] [email]
a new moderator.
[login] [newlogin] (newpassword) (newemail)