Google talk Shortcode & Shortcuts you ought to know !
Shortcuts are meant for faster access. Like everything else Google, this IM client also has a minimalist interface that lets you concentrate on chatting.
[F9]: Open Gmail to send an email to the person you talk to
[F11]: Start a call
[F12]: Stop the current call
[Esc]: Close the current window
Some smileys that are converted automatically by Google Talk:
, :-O, , , , , , , B-), :’(, , :O, , , , , , . (ignore commas)
To write bold text, type *your gtalk message*
To write italic text, type _your gtalk message_
You can get start Google Talk in various modes using a startup parameter. Go to Start/Run and type “c:\Program Files\Google\Google Talk\googletalk.exe” /parameter
/nomutex: allows you to open more than one instance of Google Talk.
/register: write Google Talk settings in the registry.
/checkupdate: check for new version.
/factoryreset: revert to default settings.
/mailto firstname.lastname@example.org: send an email with Gmail.
/diag: start Google Talk in diagnostic mode.
Shortcut to a Contact
If you have someone on your contact list who you talk to often, you can create a desktop shortcut for them.
Just right-click on your desktop, select New >Shortcut and enter this in the Location text box:
gtalk:chat?jid = email@example.com
Where “username” is the Gmail ID of the person in question. If Google Talk is [image] running, this shortcut opens a conversation window with this person. If not, Google talk will start up, sign in and then open the conversation window.
To call the person, change the shortcut to:
Share other short-codes if i missed here.