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3[4] 03 Alerts Preferences Oct 2008

This is the Alerts Preference pane for iChat 1

This is where you can literally set the Whistles an Bells for iChat.

The Top drop down has a list of Events or Actions that can happen. You Logging, a Buddy logging in, an Invite arriving, a File Being sent, those sorts of things.

You can then chose a Sound in the second drop down. This second drop dwon includes souns from three places. The iChat sounds themselves are listed at the top. A second group will be those Sounds that are used by the System as Alerts. The third group if you have any are you own sounds stored in ~/Library/Sounds.

As you can see you can have it also speak a phrase. A default normally shows fo morst thinsg but you can change them. The @ symbol is read as the Buddy's name as you have them displayed in the Buddy List.

The volume you hear these at is controlled by System Preferences > Sound > Sound Effect tab and the Alert Volume

You can also make the icon tfor iChat in the DOCK bounce.


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Setting sounds to the actions iChat does when going about it's daily business. You can also make it speak a phrase and Bounce the DOCK icon.

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