Ralph Johns

iChat Information Pages

Version 2


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These iChatAV (Version 2) pages are coloured Green and have the iChat 2 icon on them that was in use at the time, so you know where you are. The icon differs from Version 1 by having the camera logo added.

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4[8] 04 iChat 2 View Menu Oct 2008

This is the iChat 2 Edit Menu. Like other iChat Menus the active items change depending which Window is the front one. In this particular one the Buddy List was "Front"

As you can see you can Show Buddy Pictures and their Audio or Video Status.

The lower items tend to be Active when a text chat of some sort is the Front window so that you can again choose if the Buddies in a Chat show their Picture, Name or both - which can be handy in Group Chats if you over-ride incoming Font and Bubble Colour choices..

A Group chat window has a pop out drawer that can be shown or hidden that holds the Participants.

The default display of the IM messages is the famous iChat Bubbles but there is a option to display as Text only. This puts all parties on the left and each has a Coloured bar that the text appears in based on their Bubble Colour. Font Choices still apply.

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This site is about iChat from Version 1 through to iChat 4.x.x

It has a mixture of basic info and problem solving help.

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The View Menu. The Active items change depending which of the iChat windows are the Front one.


Confirmed to work with Win/IE 5.5 and later (should work in 5.0, but not confirmed), Firefox 2, Safari 3, Opera 9, iCab 3.02 and later, Mac/IE 5, Netscape 6 and later

Old browsers (IE version 4 or earlier, Netscape 4 or earlier) should only see a text-based page which, while not the prettiest option, is still entirely usable.