After reading this article you'll:
- understand what TeamChat
- be able to provide
and monitor a chat area
for your session
TeamChat Plus is an instant messaging feature much like Slack, Teams or other such messaging apps.
| Name||TeamChat Plus|
| Benefit||Provide a communication space
where participants can discuss
information and coordinate responses for crisis
TeamChat Plus interface
TeamChat Plus is a dedicated channel in the Virtual Desktop, your participants will see it by default as part of their channels if your Conducttr license allows this feature.
Using TeamChat Plus for Exercise Control (EXCON)
TeamChat Plus is a participant feature and not directly available to the facilitator and observers. We recommend that you create an additional player login and use this for chat. If anyone in exercise control using the Moderator Grid, the player desktop on the left of the grid will have access to TeamChat Plus.
Deleting past messages
If you want to delete all past messages from a session, you just need to reset all messages in your scenario.
Available actions for participants
Chat with all participants
By default, the Welcome channel will be open and available to all.
Click in the bottom open-text field and start typing. When you are satisfied, press Intro to send your message to the chat.
Click on Menu > Account settings.
Here you can customize your Full name, Username, Nickname, Position and Profile image.
Create new channels
Click on the + icon, you can choose to have a new Public channel (all session participants) or Private channel (only those you
Invite members to a private channel
Once you have created a private channel, you can add members and manage members by clicking the down arrow next to the header channel name.
You can also add members by @ referencing their name.