||use to join a channel
||use to leave a channel
||same as part
||use to quit IRC. A message may be added to the command, but is optional.
||/quit see ya'll later!
||used to get info on a nick.
||used to get info on a nick that has just left IRC or a person who has just changed their nick.
||shows nicks, addresses, and optional user info if available for users on a channel
||shows nicks of users on a channel ||/names #newbies
|/msg [nick] [message]
||sends a private message (whisper) to a user
||/msg pipur hello there
||opens a new window for private dialog with a nick
||if I wanted to change my current nick, pipurur, to pipur, I would use this command
|/me [action describe]
||If pipur typed this example, it would be displayed as *pipur waves to Alleghany
||/me waves to Alleghany
|/away [away message]
||use to tell others you are not currently at your computer. A message can be included. To set yourself back, type /away again.
||/away checking mail!
||requests a list of currently formed channels from the server. The listing you request is not updated until you issue the request again.
|/invite [nick] [#]
||use to invite a nick who is elsewhere on IRC to join you on a channel.
||/invite pipur #newbies
||use to prevent someone from talking to you. The persons nick or address may be used.
|/kick [#] [nick]
||used to kick a user from the channel. You must be a channel op to use this command.
||/kick #newbies pipur
|/mode [nick] +i
||This is the invisible mode. You are not literally invisible on IRC. Users on the same channel as you still see you there.You are invisible to a user who does a /who or /names. A /whois nick, however, will show your user information and the channels you're on.
||/mode pipur +i