Note: To complete these procedures, you must be assigned a role having the necessary permissions. To determine your role, follow the directions in Participant roles. For a basic understanding of roles and permissions, see Permissions and roles: Overview.
You can use the Chat Room tool to add, edit, or delete chat rooms
within a site. You can also choose which room loads by default when
To add a room:
|Displays no previous messages|
|Displays all previous messages|
|Displays the last ten messages by default; you can change the number of messages|
|Displays all messages from the past three days by default; you can change the number of days|
You can also choose whether to allow site participants to change display settings for their own chat windows.
Note: No matter how many messages you choose to
display, all messages are archived automatically, and are kept until
you choose to clear the chat room's history. To do so, under the chat
room's title, click
Clear History, and then
Clear History option appears only when a
chat room has messages in its archive.
Update Options. Your new room will now appear under "Manage Rooms" in the list of available chat rooms. To make your new room appear by default when participants click
Chat Room, click
Set as Default.
To edit a room's title, description, or number of messages displayed:
Note: To change the room that loads by default
when participants click
Chat Room, in
"Manage Rooms", find the room and click
Set as Default.
To delete a room:
Delete. To keep the room, click