Access chat

  1. From the Collaborate panel, navigate to the Chat tab panel.
  2. Spacebar or click Chat tab to open.

    Chat tab panel opens by default the first time you open the Collaborate panel.

  3. Locate the Chat heading with heading keyboard shortcuts, the Tab key, or visually.
  4. Continue to navigate the panel to find the following features:
    • Find someone to chat with autocomplete edit field
    • Everyone button
    • Moderators button (Moderators only)

Collaborate Chat With Everyone With Assistive Technology


Chat with everyone

  1. Navigate to the Everyone button. If there are messages, there is a number before the button and the text is rendered as “# of messages, Latest message from [name] [message text].
  2. Spacebar or click Everyone button.
  3. A section with the heading Everyone opens. Focus is placed in the “Type a message and press Enter or Return to chat.” edit field with the placeholder text Say something.

Chat with other moderators

This is on available to moderators.

  1. Navigate to the Moderators button. If there are messages, there is a number before the button and the text is rendered as “# of messages, Latest message from [name] [message text].
  2. Spacebar or click Moderators button.
  3. A section with the heading Moderators opens. Focus is placed in the “Type a message and press Enter or Return to chat.” edit field with the placeholder text Say something.

Send a Chat Message With Assistive Technology


Send a chat message

  1. If focus is not automatically placed in the “Type a message and press Enter or Return to chat.” edit field with the placeholder text Say something, navigate to the edit field.
  2. Enter a chat message. You may add emoji symbols using emoji keyboard shortcuts.
  3. Press Enter to send the message.

Send an emoji

Navigate to the Select emoticon button and press Spacebar or click the button to open the emoji picker.

The emoji picker opens with focus in the Search for emojis edit field.

Navigate the picker to find the following features:

  • Categories: Use the Right and Left arrow buttons to move between categories.
    • Frequently Used
    • Smileys & People
    • Animals & Nature
    • Food & Drink
    • Activities
    • Travel & Places
    • Objects
    • Symbols
    • Flags
  • Search for emojis edit field
  • Select Skin tone button: Use the Down and Up arrow keys to move between skin tones.

  • Emojis: Use the arrow keys to move between emojis. Spacebar or click to use an emoji.

After you select an emoji, your focus returns to theType a message and press Enter or Return to chat.” edit field with the placeholder text Say something. Press Enter to send the emoji.

Collaborate Chat Emoji Keyboard Shortcuts


Emoji keyboard shortcuts

Collaborate uses common emoji keyboard shortcuts. This table lists the most often used. If you can't find the emoji you are looking for, use the Search for emoji edit field to find what you want.

Keyboard shortcuts for most frequently used emojis
Emoji Keyboard shortcuts
Smile with mouth closed

:)

:-)

:slight_smile:

Smile with mouth open

:D

:-D

:smiley:

Stuck out tongue

:p

:-)

:stuck_out_tongue:

Slight frown

:(

:-(

:disappointed:

Wink

;)

:-)

:wink:

Open mouth in surprise

:O

:-O

:open_mouth:

Confused

:/

:-/

:confused:

Cry

:'(

:'-(

:cry:

Angry

:@

:[email protected]

:angry:

Face with sunglasses

B)

B-)

:sunglasses:

Blush

:$

:-$

:blush:

Heart

<3

:heart:

Thumbs up

:y:

:+1:

:thumbsup:

Thumbs down

:n:

:-1:

:thumbsdown:

Clap
:clap:
Wave
:wave:

Commandes clavier de l'historique des messages du chat dans Collaborate

Utilisez les commandes clavier situées en haut du panneau Chat pour consulter les messages. Les commandes clavier sont uniquement disponibles une fois que les messages ont été publiés dans le chat et avec la navigation au clavier.

  1. Dans le champ de saisie de texte du panneau Chat, appuyez sur Maj + Tab pour ouvrir les commandes clavier. Ou, appuyez sur la touche Tabulation dans le menu Discuter avec  en haut du panneau.
  2. Par défaut, l'élément sélectionné est la commande  Prochain message du chat . Pressez Maj + Tab pour accéder aux commandes  Message du chat précédent et Premier message du chat . Appuyez sur la touche Tabulation pour accéder à la commande  Dernier message du chat . L'historique des messages de chat de Collaborate affiche seulement 50 messages à la fois.
  3. Appuyez sur la barre d'espace pour activer la commande et écouter le message.
  4. Appuyez sur la touche Tabulation pour vous déplacer d'une commande à l'autre et revenir au champ de saisie de texte du chat.