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Receiving messages settings

The Receiving messages tab of the options window contains settings related to reception of instant messages. It contains two different sections for receiving personal instant messages sent privately and directly to the user and for receiving group and news messages.

To open the options dialog box click  Options button on the toolbar or use Ctrl+O hotkey.

Common settings

  • "Minimize if all messages have been deleted" — Hide to System Tray area if a last or all messages have been deleted.


Receiving Personal Messages

  • "Pop up when a new message comes" — Automatically restore the program from System Tray on a reception a new personal message. This option is enabled by default and cannot be changed in the Confirmation Mode.

  • "Show window as inactive (Don't change current focus)" — Show Bopup Observer on a top but in inactive state when it's window automatically appears. It will be useful if user wants to view incoming personal message and save the focus on the window with which he is currently working.

  • "Play a sound when a new message comes" — By default, Bopup Observer plays the "incoming.wav" located in the program's installation folder. But you may set up any other audio file. Click ... button, then go to the Sounds tab and select "Bopup Observer\Incoming message" item from the list.

  • "PC Speaker beep" — Beep with PC speaker (if present) on a reception a new personal message.

  • "Blink Scroll Lock indicator on keyboard" — Blink with Scroll Lock indicator on your keyboard on a reception a new personal message.


Receiving Group & News Messages

  • "Pop up when a new message comes" — Automatically restore the program from System Tray on a reception a new group or news message. This option is enabled by default and cannot be changed in the Confirmation Mode.

  • "Show window as inactive (Don't change current focus)" — Show Bopup Observer on a top but in inactive state when window automatically appears. It will be useful if user wants to view incoming broadcast message and save the focus on the window with which he is currently working.

  • "Play a sound when a new message comes" — By default, Bopup Observer plays the "incoming.wav" located in the program's installation folder. But you may set up any other audio file. Click ... button, then go to the Sounds tab and select "Bopup Observer\Incoming group / news message" item from the list.

  • "PC Speaker beep" — Beep with PC speaker (if present) on a reception a new group or news message.

  • "Blink Scroll Lock indicator on keyboard" — Blink with Scroll Lock indicator on your keyboard on a reception a new group or news message.