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#19479 - 02/13/03 08:08 PM prompting an Instant messenger
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Does anyone know how to make a button open an IM dialog box, so that someone could send me an IM by clicking on a button on my site??

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#19480 - 02/13/03 09:30 PM Re: prompting an Instant messenger
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To have them open an im dialog box:
Code:
<a href="aim:goim?screenname=[yourscreenname]&message=[message+to+send+them]">Click here to IM Me</a>.
To have it so that they can add you to their buddy list:
Code:
<a href="aim:addbuddy?screenname=[yourscreenname]">Click here to add me to your Buddy List</a>.
To join your aim chat:
Code:
<a href="aim:gochat?roomname=[yournickname]+Chat">Click here to join my Chat Room</a>.
Just take out the brackets and all theil have to do is click the links (if they have AIM or something compatable).


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#19481 - 02/14/03 05:16 PM Re: prompting an Instant messenger
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Thanks! Have any idea of how to get this to work on Trillian?

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#19482 - 02/14/03 10:04 PM Re: prompting an Instant messenger
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I think that trillian will actually read the aim: code, but I can't gaurentee it.


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#19483 - 02/16/03 10:44 PM Re: prompting an Instant messenger
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trillian does claim to pick up on aim: code... but since ive had trillian it's never actually worked..

and yes i do have the option enabled in trillian heh


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#19484 - 02/16/03 11:27 PM Re: prompting an Instant messenger
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Same here, never gotten it to work. And I've read a couple articles on it but still no luck

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#19485 - 02/16/03 11:46 PM Re: prompting an Instant messenger
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yeh well trillian still needs a lotta work lol...


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#19486 - 02/17/03 08:00 AM Re: prompting an Instant messenger
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Tril sux0rz my nutz0rz. Go AIM 2.3 or whatever the version was before 5!

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