Chat

Use chat to send messages or media to the whole group, or to individual members.

To use chat within an InSpace session, follow these steps:

  1. Log in to your InSpace dashboard and join a space
  2. In the toolbar, click on the speech bubble icon. This will open the chat area.
  3. Type your message in the chat box where indicated.
  4. Click the image icon if you want to share an image.
  5. Click the send icon to share your message.
  6. To send a direct message to another user, click the 3 vertical dots to open the menu option. Click on a user’s name to open your direct message channel with them.

Note that hosts can turn off the chat or disable direct chat communication in a session.

For hosts: To turn the chat off or disable direct chat, click the gear icon to open the settings area where you can toggle chat on or off.

To use InSpace chat in Canvas, choose from the following options:

Note that in Canvas, the InSpace chat feature can be accessed by users even when they are not logged into an InSpace session.

Option 1 – InSpace dashboard

  1. Log in to your InSpace dashboard and click on Canvas Spaces
  2. Join a Canvas space
  3. In the toolbar, click on the chat icon . This will open the chat area.
  4. Type your message in the chat box where indicated.
  5. Click the image icon if you wish to share an image
  6. Click the send icon to share your message

Option 2 – Canvas course

  1. Log in to your Canvas course
  2. Click “InSpace” in the Course Navigation menu
  3. Click on “Chat”
  4. Type your message in the chat box where indicated.
  5. Click the image icon if you wish to share an image
  6. Click the send icon to share your message

Note that hosts of InSpace in Canvas have the ability to turn off the chat or disable direct chat communication in a session. To turn the chat off or disable direct chat, click the gear icon to open the settings area where you can toggle chat on or off.

 

 

If you need additional help, please contact InSpace Support.

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