Chat rooms are persistent chat sessions that can be entered by any user at any time.

Load the ChatTools` package

To create a chat room, first load the ChatTools` package:

Create a chat room

Use CreateChatRoom to create a chat room:

  • Chat room short names must be unique. If a room with the same name already exists when you attempt to create a chat room, you will get a message to that effect.
  • Chat rooms persist until they are deleted with DeleteChatRoom. You only need to create a chat room once.

Join the chat room

Choose File New Chat and enter the chat room short name to join the chat room:

Add an optional banner to the chat room

To add a banner to a chat roomfor example, to give it a prominent title or descriptionsee the workflow Add a Banner to a Chat Room.