This is a list of commands that you may use in
rcirc. It is not
complete. For a complete listing, press C-h m in an
In addition to using regular Emacs key bindings, you can call them by
typing them into an
For instance, instead of using the command C-c C-j to join a new
channel, you may type this in an
rcirc buffer, and press <RET>:
This is why you cannot start a message with a slash. You will have to precede the command with a space, or rewrite your message in order to send it to a channel.
Many commands take parameters. IRC commands usually ignore string delimiters. Neither apostrophe nor double-quote have special meanings in IRC.
/nick "alex schroeder"
This will try to change your nick to
"alex. Usually this will
fail because the double quote character is not a valid character for
These commands are case insensitive.
If a command isn't known by
rcirc, it will simply be sent along to the
server. There is a list of some useful commands like that in the next
#emacs. On most networks, anybody can create new channels. If you want to talk with some friends, for example, all you have to do is agree on a valid channel name and join that channel. (Also
/part you are too weird!.)
/msg nickserv identify secret.)