The Chat panel allows you to communicate with other people in your current experience and respond to direct messages.
When you are visiting experiences, the Chat panel opens automatically to the Nearby tab. However, in Edit Scene mode, the Chat panel opens to the Friends tab by default.
To chat with all nearby people in your experience:
To send or reply to a private message:
If you have logged into Sansar using your Twitch account, you can also use the Twitch tab of the Chat panel to access Twitch chat:
|Note: Sending and receiving private messages can only be done with friends.|
The Chat panel in VR mode allows you to view messages from nearby people in your current experience in the Nearby tab and private messages in the Messages tab. If you logged into Sansar using your Twitch account, Twitch chat is available in the Twitch tab.
The Chat panel supports the use of emojis in text messages. You can click the emoji button next to the Enter Message field to choose from the available emojis, or you can cut and paste one from elsewhere. You can even type emoji codes directly into the Enter Message field and the Chat panel will suggest emojis based on your partial input.
|Click the emoji button next to the text input field to open the list of available emojis. Click one to add it to your text chat.||If you begin typing an emoji code, the Chat app makes autocomplete suggestions based on your partial input.|
Troubleshooting emojis on Windows 7
Windows 7 does not support emojis in Sansar by default. Windows 7 users can gain access to emojis in Sansar by installing an updated version of the font Segoe UI.