Minimum requirements :
This tutorial explains one of the methods to obtain a chat in colors within your Active Worlds virtual world.
Any visitor, citizen or tourist, can make their choice between your predefined colors. The choosen color will be stored and reused, if the aliasname of the visitor didn't change.
World options settings :
In the menu Options/World/Features/Options check the option Hide chat.
Bot configuration :
Onglet Login tab :
Dictionary tab :
In the column Action, the used commands are Announce and Remember.
To add an action, click Add.
Configuration Announce :
In the field Messages the character between %a: and %r is a tabulation, recommended to keep the chatlines correctly aligned.
To insert a tabulation, open a text editor, use once the tabulation key, highlight and copy (CTRL C), paste (CTRL V) the selection between %a: and %r.
Define and store color definitions :
To discover a list of available colors, scroll down the window similar as shown below.
In the following example, once present in your world, every visitor who enters !chatbleuciel in the chat window will receive the message Vous écrivez en Bleu ciel in whisper and will from then on write in chat with the color skyblue.
To access these parameters, click on Add in the Dictionary. tab.
To store a visitor's choice, so they won't have to repeat the same command every time when visiting your world, specify a character other than 0 (zero) or No in the field Permanent.
Repeat this step for each desired color.
IMPORTANTE NOTE :
JermeL, virtual world Gala in Active Worlds