Monday, July 16, 2007

Google Talk Tips and Tricks

Few tricks to enhance your chat experience with Google Talk messenger

Send Bold Text: Text embedded between two * characters is displayed as bold text. Example: This is a *bold* statement

Send Italics Text: Text embedded between two _(underscore) characters is displayed as italics text. Example: This is an _italics_ statement

Insert Line Breaks: If you want to have a message that spans multiple paragraphs, just hold shift and hit enter

Send mail: Press F9 to send a mail to the contact with whom you are chatting

Restore Google Talk Window: Press Windows Key + Esc to restore Google Talk window from system tray

Call a Contact: Press F11 to start a voice call with the chat contact and F12 to end the voice call

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