As some of you know i have a habit to write about fun things, things that won't help you much.
🙂 But now i decided to change that and to help you with a little tutorial. As everybody knows IRC is used very often to help our eLifes and to communicate easier between ourselfs. So i'm going to make a list of the most important commands in IRC.
You may find all of this commands boring to read but you can save them because they are very useful.
/ Recalls the previous command entered in the current window.
/! Recalls the last command typed in any window.
/action <action text> Sends the specifed action to the active channel or query window.
/add [-apuce] <filename.ini> Loads aliases, popups, users, commands, and events.
/alias <alias name> <command(s)> creates the given alias in the Tools/Aliases list.
/ame <action text> Sends the specifed action to all channels which you are currently on.
/amsg <text> Sends the specifed message to all channels which you are currently on.
/auser [-a] <level> <nick|address> Adds a user with the specified access level to the remote users list.
/auto [-r] [on|off|nickname|address] Adds (-r removes) auto-opping of a nick or address or sets it on or off totally.
/away <away message> Sets you away leave a message explaining that you are not currently paying attention to IRC.
/away Sets you being back.
/ban [#channel] <nickname> [type] Bans the specified nick from the curent or given channel.
/beep [<number> <delay>] Locally beeps 'number' times with 'delay' inbetween the beeps.
/channel Pops up the channel central window (only works in a channel)
/clear Clears the entire scrollback buffer of the current window.
/clearall Clears all text in all open windows.
/close -icfgms [nick1] [nickN] closes inactive, chat, fserve, get, message or send windows.
/closemsg <nickname> Closes the query window you have open to the specified nick.
/commands [on|off] Sets the Tools/Remote/Commands setion on or off or checks its status.
/creq [ask | auto | ignore] Sets your DCC 'On Chat request' settings in DCC/Options.
/ctcp <nickname> <ping|finger|version|time|userinfo|clientinfo> Does the given ctcp request on nickname.
/dcc send <nickname> <file1> [file2] [file3] ... [fileN] Sends the specified file(s) to nick.
/dcc chat <nickname> Opens a dcc window and sends a dcc chat request to nickname.
/dde [-r] <service> <topic> <item> [data] Allows DDE control between mIRC and other applications.
/ddeserver [[on [service name] | off] To turn on the DDE server mode, eventually with a givem service name.
/describe <#channel> <action text> Sends the specifed action to the specified channel window.
/disable <#groupname> De-activates a group of commands or events in the remote section.
/disconnect Forces a hard and immediate disconnect from your IRC server. Use it with care.
/dlevel <level> Changes the default user level in the remote section.
/dns <nickname | IP address | IP name> Uses your providers DNS to resolve an IP address.
/echo [N] <-s|nickname|#channel> <text> Displays the given text only to YOU on the given place in color N.
/enable <#groupname> Activates a group of commands or events.
/events [on|off] Shows the Tools/Remote/Events section status or sets it to listening or not.
/exit Forces mIRC to closedown and exit.
/finger <nickname | address> Does a finger on a users address... also if his nick is given.
/flood [<numberoflines> <seconds> <pausetime>] Sets a crude flood control method.
/flush [levels] Clears all nicknames from the Remote/users list that are currently not on your channels.
/font Activates the font selection dialog.
/fsend [on|off] Shows fsends status and allows you to turn dcc fast send on or off.
/fserve <nickname> <maxgets> <homedirectory> [welcome text file] Opens a fileserver.
/groups [-e|d] Shows all (enabled or disabled) groups defined in the remote sections.
/guser [-a] <level> <nick> [type] Adds the user to the user list with the specified level and address type.
/help <keyword> Brings up the Basic IRC Commands section in the mIRC help file.
/ignore [-r][on|off|nickname|address] [type] Ignores a nick or address or sets it on or off totally. -r to remove.
/invite <nickname> <#channel> Invites another user to a channel.
/join <#channel> Makes you join the specified channel.
/kick <#channel> <nickname> Kicks nickname off a given channel.
/links Shows the entire list of IRC servers in the network you are currently connected to.
/list [#string] [-min #] [-max #] Lists all currently available channels, evt. filtering for parameters.
/load <-apucev> <filename.ini> Loads Aliases, Popups, Remote items or Variables into mIRC.
/log [on|off] Shows the logging status or sets it on or off for the current window.
/me <action text> Sends the specifed action to the active channel or query window.
/mode <#channel|nickname> [[+|-]modechars [parameters]] Sets channel or user modes.
/msg <#channel|nickname> <message> Send a private message to this user without opening a query window.
/names <#channel> Shows the nicks of all people on the given channel.
/nick <new nickname> Changes your nickname to whatever you like.
/notice <nick> <message> Send the specified notice message to the nick.
/notify [-sh][-ar][on|off|nickname] Toggles notifying you of a nick on IRC or sets it on or off totally.
/onotice [#channel] <message> Send the specified notice message to all channel ops.
/omsg [#channel] <message> Send the specified message to all ops on a channel.
/part <#channel> Makes you leave the specified channel.
/partall Makes you leave all channels you are on.
/ping <server address> Pings the given server. NOT a nickname.
/play [-cpqmrlt] [channel/nick] <filename> [delay/linenumber] Allows you to play text files. Read the help !
/pop <delay> [#channel] <nickname> Performs a randomly delayed +o on a not already opped nick.
/protect [-ar][on|off|nickname|address] Toggles protection of a nick or address or sets it on or off totally.
/query <nickname> <message> Open a query window to this user and send them the private message.
/quit [reason] Disconnect you from IRC with the optional byebye message.
/quote [-q] <raw command> Sends any raw command you supply directly to the server. Use it with care !
/raw [-q] <raw command> Sends any raw command you supply directly to the server. Use it with care !
/remote [on|off] Sets the entire Tools/Remote setion on or off or checks its status.
/remove <c:\path\filename> Will delete the requested file.
/rlevel <access level> Removes all users from the remote users list with the specified access level.
/run <c:\path\program.exe> [parameters] Runs the specified program, evt. with parameters.
/ruser [-r] <nick[!]|address> [type] Removes the user from the remote users list.
/save [-apuce] <filename.ini> Saves remote sections into a specified INI file.
/say <text> Says whatever you want to the active window.
/server [server # | server address [port] [password]] (Re)connects to the server or a newly specified one.
/sound [nickname|#channel] <filename.wav> <action text> Sends an action and a fitting sound request.
/speak <text> Uses the external text to speech program Monologue to speak up the text.
/sreq [ask | auto | ignore] Sets your DCC 'On Send request' settings in DCC/Options.
/time Tells you the time on the server you use.
/timer[N] <repetitions> <interval in seconds> <command> [| <more commands>] Activates a timer.
/timestamp [on | off] Sets timestamping on or off for all your conversations.
/titlebar <text> Sets mIRC's titlebar to the specified text.
/topic <#channel> <newtopic> Changes the topic for the specified channel.
/ulist [<|>]<level> Lists all users in the remote list with the specified access levels.
/url [-d | on | off | close] Opens or closes the URL window that allows you to surf the www parallel to IRC.
/uwho [nick] Pops up the user central with information about the specified user.
/version Tells you the version of the IRC server you use.
/wavplay <c:\path\sound.wav> Locally plays the specified wave file.
/who <#channel> Shows the nicks of all people on the given channel.
/who <*address.string*> Shows all people on IRC with a matching address.
/whois <nickname> Shows information about someone in the status window.
/whowas <nickname> Shows information about someone who -just- left IRC.
/write [-cidl] <filename> [text] To write the specified text to a .txt file.
/writeini <inifile> <section> <item> <value> To write to an .ini file.
I hope this helped you.
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Until next time
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