Monday, November 21, 2011

2013 1stHELP: People Window

People Window
These instructions apply to the standard SL viewer 3.5 and above.  Other viewers may differ in details.

People Window
Nearby Tab
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The people button (2 heads) brings up the people window.  This window has four tabs:
  • Nearby. People near me, Information about them
  • My friends.  Message my friends.  
  • My groups. Contact my groups  
  • Recent. Reopen recent IMs 
  • Blocked:  Review and end blocks on people and objects
The Nearby tab shows people nearby, information about them, and how to contact them. 
Notes on Nearby tab
  • Hover cursor over a name to see info options
  • Click a name to highlight it
  • Map will put circle on dot representing that person
  • Options at bottom refer to highlighted person
  • Block and unblock people
  • You can hide specific groups in your profile with the group profile setting in the viewer.
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