April 25th, 2007 - A Windows Vista installer has been
released see the FAQ entry
November 3, 2004 - Beta test version 21 is up, see details
June 25th, 2004 - Added a FAQ entry that should help all users (XP and 98/ME alike) reduce the
disconnections they get.
If you are using a WIFI connection or a modem and you
experience breakup or choppy sound please let Support
know as this beta has some ability to help in that area.
April 4th, 2004 - New Release (was Beta 10)
New features in this release
Instructions for color in text chat
Now whenever you type text in the chat box of a group or conference,
it will be seen in whatever color you have selected. To select a new
color click the new palette icon on the tool bar.
You can also type..
before any text to send it in that color ie
\red this is red text
Also any url typed in the text chat area like http://www.e4net.com or
www.e4net.com will show up as an
underlined hyperlink, and may be clicked to launch a browser with that
Any comments or bugs reports to
Instructions for local nicknames
To set a local nickname, right click on a name that is online in the
contact list, and select the Nickname menu entry in the popup. Type in
the local nickname you want to know this person as, and click ok. To
delete a nickname do the same thing but leave the nickname field blank
and click OK. Once a nickname has been set the nickanme will appear next
to the persons Alias in angle brackets like Alias <nickname>. This
will show up in the contact list when they are online, in a participants
list in a group or conference, in IMs and Sidebar titles.
You can add names to a permanent kicklist, found under Options/Setup/Kicklist.
Any name on this permanent kicklist will automatically be banned from
any moderated group you create.
If you are in a moderated group you can raise your hand to ask a
question etc, but clicking the hand Icon button at the top of the
Participants list Your name will show a little hand in the icon column
to the right of your name in everyone's participants list. You can lower
your hand by clicking the button again. A moderator can lower your hand
by right clicking the name with the raised hand and selecting lower
hand. In a talk controlled forum they can do it by giving the user a Mic.
To aid users playing trivia etc, there is a new feature called team
select that is available in any moderated Group. Use the Combo Box in
the tool bar of the participants list to select what team you are on.
Your name will be color coded with your other members team, and your
text chat will be color coded too. The team select color overrides your
select text chat color, unless you select No Team from the Combo box.
To hide offline users in the contact list
click the header over the first column of the contact list, to show them
again click it again.
To Disband a group the owner of the group can right click in the
participants list and select Disband.