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Keyboard Shortcuts

On Windows / Linux

Ctrl + /

Switch to the previous/next window in the channel list

Ctrl + Shift + L

Clear the current screen

Ctrl + K

Mark any text typed after this shortcut to be colored. After hitting this shortcut, enter an integer in the 0—15 range to select the desired color.

A color reference can be found here.

Ctrl + B

Mark all text typed after this shortcut as bold.

Ctrl + U

Mark all text typed after this shortcut as underlined.

Ctrl + I

Mark all text typed after this shortcut as italics.

Ctrl + O

Mark all text typed after this shortcut to be reset to its original formatting.

On macOS

+ /

Switch to the previous/next window in the channel list

+ + L

Clear the current screen

+ K

Mark any text typed after this shortcut to be colored. After hitting this shortcut, enter an integer in the 0—15 range to select the desired color.

A color reference can be found here.

+ B

Mark all text typed after this shortcut as bold.

+ U

Mark all text typed after this shortcut as underlined.

+ I

Mark all text typed after this shortcut as italics.

+ O

Mark all text typed after this shortcut to be reset to its original formatting.

Commands

/away [message]

Mark yourself as away with an optional message.

/back

Remove your away status (set with /away).

/ban nick

Ban (+b) a user from the current channel. This can be a nickname or a hostmask.

/banlist

Load the banlist for the current channel.

/clear

Clear the current screen.

/connect host [port]

Connect to a new IRC network. If port starts with a + sign, the connection will be made secure using TLS.

Alias: /server

/ctcp target cmd [args]

Send a CTCP request. Read more about this on the dedicated Wikipedia article.

/deop nick [...nick]

Remove op (-o) from one or several users in the current channel.

/devoice nick [...nick]

Remove voice (-v) from one or several users in the current channel.

/disconnect [message]

Disconnect from the current network with an optionally-provided message.

/invite nick [channel]

Invite a user to the specified channel. If channel is ommitted, user will be invited to the current channel.

/join channel

Join a channel.

/kick nick

Kick a user from the current channel.

/list

Retrieve a list of available channels on this network.

/me message

Send an action message to the current channel. The Lounge will display it inline, as if the message was posted in the third person.

/mode flags [args]

Set the given flags to the current channel if the active window is a channel, another user if the active window is a private message window, or yourself if the current window is a server window.

/msg channel message

Send a message to the specified channel.

/nick newnick

Change your nickname on the current network.

/notice channel message

Sends a notice message to the specified channel.

/op nick [...nick]

Give op (+o) to one or several users in the current channel.

/part

Close the current channel or private message window.

Aliases: /close, /leave

/query nick

Send a private message to the specified user.

/quit [message]

Disconnect from the current network with an optional message.

/raw message

Send a raw message to the current IRC network.

Aliases: /quote, /send

/slap nick

Slap someone in the current channel with a trout!

/topic newtopic

Set the topic in the current channel.

/unban nick

Unban (-b) a user from the current channel. This can be a nickname or a hostmask.

/voice nick [...nick]

Give voice (+v) to one or several users in the current channel.

/whois nick

Retrieve information about the given user on the current network.

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The Lounge is in version 2.3.2 (See release notes).
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