Here's a brief list of the abilities of Westwood Chat version 2. Comments by lilliputian -May 25 - am Appears to still be functional, thanks to www.
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Thank you for your attention. However, it is constantly being changed and updated. Leave a channel This menu option allows you to exit the current channel.
It contains information on how to use Westwood Chat, how to create your own topic, and other valuable features as well. But you can still use Westwood Chat with private servers that emulates Westwood Online services. It is not possible to change your WChat password.
Occasionally Westwood update and improve WChat. Westwood chat is a free internet program that comes with Red Alert.
If your version of WChat is older than the current version which it will be if you have just installed it from a CD then it will have to be updated. You can have up to 2 nicknames on Westwood Chat. They can then use that wesywood to connect to the game that you are hosting.
A Brief explanation of Westwood Chat's cool features. Simply double-click on this file to run the installation program. a channel This menu option allows you to a channel. Depending which channel you enter you can talk or chat to other people in the channel or play a game with them.
If you're having trouble, it may be a result of one of the following. A full help menu is included with Westwood Chat, simply by pressing the yellow question mark icon. After any updates are completed you can restart WChat and you will westsood the startup screen. For example: If your nickname is "Guru", and the text you entered into the action input box westwoo "rules the net", the action message that will be sent to everyone on the current channel is "Guru rules the net.
To begin with you should think of a nickname you wish to be known as in WChat. If a user is currently squelched, and you select that user name in the Westwpod List box, it will undo the squelch on that user.
When this happens everyone must update to get the new version, otherwise it is not possible to play Red Alert. Hopefully, nobody else will already have chosen it, or you will have to think of another. To run this program select "Start" from the taskbar, then "Programs", then "Westwood", and finally "Internet Registration".
There are two ways - 1 by clicking on it's icon in the start menu or 2 by loading Red Alert and selecting Internet Game. This is especially useful for establishing a private conversation with several other users. Register the second in the westwoodd way if and when you want it. Start Internet Registration by clicking it's icon in the Start Menu.
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Make sure to check the Help section contained within the Westwood Chat program. Once Westwood Chat has been installed, westwod need to run the Internet Registration program to obtain a name and password, if you have not ly done so. See also the Kick menu option in this section. Choose your nickname and fill in the questionnaire.
List channels This menu option updates the list of channels available on the Westwood chat server and places them in the Channel List box. Often there does not appear to be any noticeable change when WChat updates, but remember, Westwood weswood doing this for free and there will have been some changes, even if all it does is improve reliability.
Squelch This feature allows you to squelch a user or group of users. After selecting this option, "action" into the input box and click on the OK button. The text in the input box will then be appended to your nickname and sent to everyone on the current channel. To squelch one or more users, click on the user name s in the User List box, and select this menu wsetwood. I'll assume that you already have a connection to the internet cha all, you are reading this internet web!
From here you can 'channels' or 'rooms' where you will find other people. Please note that this currently only explains about features that are useful to anyone wanting to play Red Alert.