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View | Tool Windows | IDEtalk Messages


The IDEtalk tool window enables you to exchange instant messages and perform code-related communications from within IntelliJ IDEA. Communication session with each user on your contact list takes place in a separate tab in the IDEtalk Messages tool window.

Prerequisites

Note

Before you start working with fw, make sure that plugin plugin is enabled.

The plugin is bundled with IntelliJ IDEA and activated by default. If it is not, enable the plugin.

IDETalk

Toolbar buttons

Item Description
img Click this button to reveal a drop-down menu that enables you to:
settingsButton Click this button to reveal a drop-down menu that enables you to:
User status icon Refer to the User Status table for details.
expandAll Click these buttons to expand all closed group nodes.
collapseAll Click these buttons to collapse all group nodes.

User status icons

Icon Meaning
Icon User is registered on the local network and is online
Icon User in registered on the local network and is away
Icon User is connected via Jabber and is online
Icon User is connected via Jabber and is away

Context menu commands

Item Description
Send message/stacktrace Choose this command to initiate exchanging information with the selected user.
Send code pointer to <user> Choose this command to send a pointer to a specific piece of code to the selected user. Note that the user should have access to the file in question.
Show diff with <user>'s version Choose this command to compare your local version of a certain file with that of the selected user on your contact list.
View open files Choose this command to request permission to view files opened by the selected user. This command is enabled for online users only.
Message history Choose this command to show message history for the selected user.
Selected user can read my files Check this option to allow the selected users to view the files opened for editing in your IntelliJ IDEA session.
Change nickname Choose this command to initiate in-place editor and change the local nickname.
Delete Remove the selected user from the contact list.

IDETalk messages

Toolbar buttons

Item Description
img Click this button to close the IDEtalk Messages window
img Click this button to find a text string in the message history of the selected user.

Context menu commands

Item Description
Clear all Remove contents from the message history.
Copy content Take the content of the message history to the Clipboard.
Compare with clipboard Choose this command to compare the contents of the message history for the current user with the contents of the Clipboard. Both files open in the Differences Viewer for Files.

See Also

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