There are four methods by which a normal member to become a Room Moderator:
Creating A Room
Room Moderator status is automatically granted to a member who creates a room.
Being a Moderator or Owner of a Registered Room
Room Moderator status is automatically granted if is listed in the Moderator List of a registered room and given a password by an Administrator.
Adding a Moderator
A Moderator can be added to a room from the Room Options dialog box:
Another Room Moderator Can Temporarily Grant Moderator Status
A Room Moderator can provide another person temporary Moderator status:
You can also use the same steps to remove temporary Moderator status from a member.
Starting A New Dynamic (On The Fly) Room
If you create a new room, you are the Room Moderator. This status is a one-time opportunity. If you leave the room, and return while others are still chatting, you are granted Room Moderator status again, unless the room is empty and deleted, at which time you must re-create the room.
Moderator Chat Controls
Room Moderators have additional controls in their assigned rooms. These controls allow Moderators to manage the room content and remove or mute disruptive members.
Room Interface Buttons for Moderators
Room Moderators (as well as Owners and Administrators) have an extra set of buttons on their button bar. Regular members will not have access to these.Room Moderator Message Routing Option
In addition to the extra control buttons, Room Moderators (as well as Owners and Administrators) have access to an additional option for sending messages.
Controlling Access to your Room
Depending on the purpose of your room, you may wish to allow all members to access it, or you may want to restrict the room to be accessible to only certain members. ChatSpace provides you with several way of controlling access to your room.
A Members Only room maintains a list of members who are allowed to access the room. No others may enter.
To set the room to Members Only:
A Password-protected room requires that all members who access the room provide the correct password. If the member does not enter the correct password then he or she may not enter the room.
To set the room to be password-protected:
An Invitation Only room only allows members who have been invited to enter. When a member attempts to access the room, he or she is notified that the room is invite-only and the member is offered the chance to knock for entry. If the member chooses to knock, all moderators currently in the room receive the knock notification and can either ignore it or allow the user to enter.
To set the room to Invitation only:
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