Linked Questions

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How do comment @replies work?

How do the comment replies (aka "pinging users") work? Who can I send an @reply to? How do I respond to a specific user when entering my comment? Will they be notified? What do people mean when ...
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How do I contact other users?

How can I contact another user, if that user has not specified any contact details in their profile? Return to FAQ index
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RFC: Better chat @mentions – A prototype

Status: 75% - We have a prototype to play with the UI Previous RFC: RFC: Better chat @mentions Problem Statement & Background Please see the previous RFC. Proposed solution The feedback to ...
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How do I invite someone to chat or send a private message?

In this question I made a suggestion to @Jens Schauder to make a modification to their answer. I notice now that they have copy-pasted part of my answer (which I asked them to do) and have screwed up ...
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Receiving Stack Overflow's Chat Notification

This is regarding the feature where we can chat regarding a question on SO. There is an automated process for creating the room from comments. It's a very useful feature in case the OP is not able to ...
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Inviting a user to chat from the profile page?

In the chat faq under "How do I know when someone is talking?" section it says: If you need to invite someone to your room, do it from the user's profile page or from the user card that pops up ...
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Add “invite user to chat” function on main site

I really enjoy the chat and sometimes I feel like I'd like to invite a user to my chat room from the main site. I'm sure you know the situation where you get involved in a discussion on the main site ...
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Keyboard Shortcuts in SE Chat

The Stack Exchange chat FAQ should be updated with some documentation on what keyboard shortcuts are available. e.g.: Typing @<startofname>-<tab> starts an autocomplete of people's names (...
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How is the comment/chat @ auto-complete implemented?

It's easy to see in Fiddler that this isn't server based, so I'm guessing that this is some sort of jQuery wizardry. Specifically: Detection of when auto-complete should pop up Determining the list ...
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Notify me when someone forgets a chat ping

TL;DR: Chat should ping like comments do. If someone forgets to @mention me and we're the only two people with access to the room, I'd like to receive a notification. As a moderator, I increasingly ...
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Couple of chat questions

I sometimes see a dialog, I forget the exact wording but it's something like "please avoid extended discussion in comments" and there is a really handy link to create a chat room and move discussion ...
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Can I see who invited me to a chat?

I had a chat invitation pop up and I'd like to know who invited me to it. Is this possible?