Access chat

  1. From the Collaborate panel, go to the Chat tab panel.
  2. Spacebar or select Chat tab to open.

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

  3. Find 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

Collaborate Private Chat With Assistive Technology


Private chat

Chat privately with anybody else in your session.

  1. Go to the Find someone to chat with autocomplete edit field.
  2. Start to enter the name of an attendee into the field.

    If no attendee is found, you'll receive the message 0 results for “name”.

  3. Tab or Down arrow to select the name of the attendee in the autocomplete list or select [attendee name] button. A section with the attendee name as a heading opens, and focus is placed in the “Type a message and press Enter or Return to chat.” edit field with the placeholder text Say something.

Collaborate Chat With Everyone With Assistive Technology


Chat with everyone

  1. Go 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 select 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.

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, go 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

Go to the Select emoticon button and press Spacebar or select 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 select 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:

Collaborateでのチャット履歴キーボードコントロール

チャットパネルの上部にあるキーボードコントロールを使用してメッセージ間を移動します。キーボードコントロールはメッセージがチャットに投稿されると利用できるようになります。またキーボード操作でのみ利用できます。

  1. チャットパネルのテキスト入力フィールドから[Shift+Tab]キーを押すと、キーボードコントロールが開きます。またはパネル上部の[チャット先]メニューから開くこともできます。  
  2. デフォルトでは、[次のチャットメッセージ]コントロールがフォーカスされています。  [Shift + Tab]キーを押して、[前のチャットメッセージ]および[最初のチャットメッセージ]コントロールを探します。    [Tab]キーを押して、[最後のチャットメッセージ]コントロールを探します。  Collaborateのチャット履歴には、同時に50件までのメッセージしか表示されません。
  3. [Space]バーを押してコントロールをアクティブ化して、メッセージを聞きます。
  4. [Tab]キーを押すと、コントロールを移動し、チャットテキスト入力フィールドに戻ります。