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 h1. Features 

 There are some notable AdiIRC features. 




 h1. 1 - Nick Column 



 *Nick Column* feature automatically right-aligns the nicks in messages buffer area. 


 The column can be customized in several ways: Auto expand, width, visible, hidden, locked and color. 

 _See also [[/nickcolumn]] && [[/window|/window -qN]]._ 


 h1. 2 - Search Options 



 AdiIRC has a lot of options, when trying to find an option, you can use the *search field* to find a match or narrow down the list. 

 _See also [[Options_Dialog|Options Dialog]], [[/options]], [[/config]], [[/setoption]], [[/setconfig]]_. 


 h1. 3 - Advanced Highlights 



 *Highlights* options in AdiIRC allows great control of when/who/what to highlight. 

 _See also [[Highlights_Options|Highlights Options]]_. 


 Limit to specific network; Custom colors, [[$rgb|RGB]] colors; Regex for powerful match; Sounds; Tray tip message and run command, both supporting scripting, and more. 


 Ignore highlights from bad users and specific channels, a must have feature. 



 h1. 4 - System Information 



 Information about your *system hardware* is integrated into AdiIRC and fully customizable for quick sharing. 

 _See also [[Sysinfo_Options|Sysinfo Options]]_. 


 Statusbar bandwidth monitoring widget 


 h1. 5 - Colors 



 Extensive *colors* customization for almost any aspect of GUI interface. 

 _See also [[Colors_Options|Colors Options]]_. 


 Context menu makes it easy to copy/paste/reset colors. 


 Support for [[$rgb|RGB]] colors over IRC. 

 _See also [[Formatting_text|Formatting text]]_. 


 h1. 6 - Highlight matching lines when hovering nicks 



 Excellent feature to *highlight messages* by the same nick. The colors are customizable. 


 h1. 7 - Custom Fonts Everywhere 



 Menubar? Editbox? Statusbar? Messages? *Every element* has it's own custom font option. 

 _See also [[Fonts_Options|Fonts Options]], [[/font]]_. 


 h1. 8 - Awesome Editbox 



 *Editbox* (the field where you type messages) in AdiIRC is very powerful. It supports undo after evaluate [[Scripting_Identifiers|scripting $identifiers]]; Can save and restore history for any window between session; It is possible to merge history of all windows to act as a global unified list; Tabcomplete order and auto suffix append, eg. *nick:* ; And more. 

 _See also [[Editbox_Options|Editbox Options]]_. 


 h1. 9 - Links Control 




 *Control over links* where other apps lacks options. Open by single or double click, %{color:#169;font-weight:bold}colors% and +underline+ toggle, open in custom browser instead of the system default brower, prompt before opening. 

 _See also [[Links_Options|Links Options]] && [[/url]]_. 


 h1. 10 - Events Control 




 Extensive list of most commons *irc events* for easy control where to display or just suppress them. Global config and per channel is supported. 

 _See also [[Events_Options|Events Options]], [[Scripting_Events|Scripting Events]], [[$eventtarget]]_. 


 h1. 11 - Auto Update 




 AdiIRC has built in check for new versions automatically and allows you to install them with just two clicks. No pain manually replacing files or click through installer prompts!  

 If you want to permanently skip the update, just click the *Skip this version* button, it will then notify you only when the next version/build is out. 

 _See also [[General_Options#Check-for-updates|Check for updates options]] && [[/betaup]]_. 


 h1. 12 - Nick Colors 




 *Random nick colors* is one of the best features an IRC client could have. In AdiIRC two algorithm are available, one based on limited 0-15 "mIRC colors":, like most other clients, and one more advanced using extended *RGB colors palette*. It is also possible to define fixed colors for nicks and other various rules such as user status, idle time, etc. 

 _See also [[Nick_Colors_Options|Nick Colors Options]] && [[$nick]]_. 


 Random nick colors applied to nicklist. 


 h1. 13 - Spell Checker 



 *Spell Checker* is a basic feature in AdiIRC, easy to use, manage and download dictionary languages. Adding custom words also is supported. 

 _See also [[Spellcheck]]_. 


 h1. 14 - Powerful Server List Manager 



 *ServerList* in AdiIRC is very powerful. 


 - Favorites networks; 
 - Built in list of popular networks for easy pick; 
 - Various auto login methods, including SASL; 
 - Delay control for autojoin channels and between joins; 
 - Option to prioritize IPV6; 
 - Custom label on Treebar; 
 - Run commands on connect; 
 - Auto regain nick; 
 - Quit message per server; 
 - Proxy per server; 
 - Support for all modern types of SSL protocols, even TLS 1.2 and also client certificates. 
 - And much more to discover. 

 _See also [[Serverlist_Dialog|Serverlist Dialog]], [[/serverlist]], [[/server]], [[/quicksave]]_. 


 h1. 15 - Now Playing Info 



 *Now Playing Info* for popular players is integrated in AdiIRC. 

 _See also [[Media_Player_Options|Media Player Options]], [[/np]] && [[On_SONG|On SONG]] event_. 


 Statusbar widget, double clicking it sends the now playing info to the active window. An easy way to share with your friends what you are listening to. 


 Channel action output example. 


 Output is totally customizable by identifiers tags. 


 Toolbar control buttons for supported players. 


 Playlist search in supported players for quick changing music. 


 h1. 16 - Nicklist Control 



 Already is a cliché to say AdiIRC is very customizable, the nicklist follow the same principle. Some highlights: 

 - Allow select multiple nicks just clicking on them. 
 - Autohide. 
 - Remove or enable user nick status prefix, it's your decision. 
 - Coloring prefix and nick separately is possible. Eg. %{color:red}@%<notextile></notextile>%{color:blue}nick%. 
 - Scrollbars visible/hidden/autohide. 
 - Position left/right/off. 
 - Sort by prefix or alphabetically. 
 - And more to discovery, such as colors, custom font, font weight, parsed tooltips, spacing, etc. 

 _See also [[Nicklist_Options|Nicklist Options]], [[/nicklist]]_. 


 h1. 17 - Scripting Nicklist Tooltip 



 *Nicklist Tooltip* does parse full scripting, then display useful nick info on mouse over is pretty easy. The example code is available on "boards":/boards/5/topics/248. 

 _See also [[Nicklist_Options#Tooltip-Text|Nicklist Tooltip Options]]_. 


 Nicklist tooltip field to customize content. All [[Scripting Identifiers]] are available. 


 h1. 18 - Nicklist Buttons 



 Custom *nicklist buttons* powered by [[scripting]]! Making quick actions is easy as pie. Buttons can be toggled in *Menubar* -> *View*. 

 _See also [[Nicklist_Options#Show-Nicklist-buttons|Show Nicklist Buttons]]_. 


 h1. 19 - Custom Icons Everywhere 




 Most icons in AdiIRC can be customized. 

 Network website icon can be fetched if enabled. 

 _See also [[Icons_Options|Icons Options]], [[/icon]]_. 


 Several rules to set custom *nicklist icons*. 


 Custom toolbar icons? sure. 

 _See also [[/toolbar]]_. 


 Custom menu icons? why not! 

 _See also [[$menuicon]]_. 


 Custom statusbar icons? Absolutely yes! 

 _See also [[/statusbar]]_. 


 Treebar custom icons. 


 Nicklist custom icons. 


 h1. 20 - Full Featured Statusbar 



 AdiIRC comes with a few standard *widgets*, custom widgets can be added through scripting. 

 In screenshot above is an example of many custom items, most using unicode chars to simulate icons. 

 _Fore more info see [[/statusbar]], [[$statusbar]], [[Statusbar_Options|Statusbar Options]]_. 


 h1. 21 - Custom Menu Items on Menubar 



 Customizing Menubar in AdiIRC is quite simple by scripting. 

 _For more info see [[/menubar]], [[$menubar]]_. 


 h1. 22 - Menu Editor 



 In addition to customizing menus by standalone scripts, also there is an editor to change and preview default menus. 

 It is accessible in *Menubar* -> *Tools* -> *Edit Menus*. 

 Standard menus are: Status, Channel, Query, Nicklist, Menubar, ChannelLink, Link. 

 _Also see [[/edit|/edit -m]], [[Scripting_Menus|Scripting Menus]], [[/showmenu]], [[$style]], [[$menu]], [[$menuicon]], [[$menutype]], [[$submenu]], [[$invitemenu]], [[$encodingmenu]], [[$slapsmenu]], [[$bname]]_. 


 h1. 23 - Emoticons Draw 



 *Custom emoticons* images turns your irc much more fun. =) 

 _For more info see [[Emoticons_Options|Emoticons Options]], [[$emoticons]], [[$imagechar]]_. 


 h1. 24 - Monitoring Panels 



 *Monitoring panels* dockable to any side of interface alone or integrated to more panels. 

 Sticked panels are excluded from *F2* toggle hotkey. As usual, there are several options to customize them, such as logging to disk, max buffer, exclude channels, colors and more. 

 _See also [[Monitor_Panels_Options|Monitor Panels Options]], [[/dockpanels]], [[$dockpanels]]_. 


 Rearranging panels by drag and drop. 


 h1. 25 - Themes Manager 



 *Themes manager* for easy preview, load and save. Including latest MTS revision themes support. 

 _See also [[/themes]]_. 


 Export/save theme interface. Bundle any kind of supported resources, such as icons, background images, scripts, emoticons, sounds, etc. 

 Share your custom made themes on the "boards":/projects/adiirc/boards/6. 


 Load theme interface. 


 h1. 26 - Scripting Engine 




 AdiIRC has a powerful scripting language which can be used to extend/change the clients behavior. 

 It's modeled after the popular "mIRC scripting language":, aka MSL. 

 The whole language is documented at [[Scripting|Scripting wiki]] and also distributed in a "CHM help file": on each new stable release. 

 The editor is friendly and feature rich. 

 _See also [[/scripts]]_. 

 Don't forget to share scripts you wrote with the community on the "boards":/projects/adiirc/boards/5. 


 h1. 27 - Background Images 



 Continuing with the high level of interface customization, there is the list of places where you can set custom background images. And plus, you can set custom bg per window. Also an interesting feature, is the transparent background option that grabbles your desktop wallpaper to simulate the transparency. 

 _See also [[Backgrounds_Options|Backgrounds Options]], [[/background]]_. 


 h1. 28 - Away Control 



 Fine grain away adjustments. Auto enable on idle time, change nick, settings per network, back on typing, notify channel/query, run commands and more. 

 _See also [[Away_Options|Away Options]], [[/away]], [[/back]]_. 


 h1. 29 - Logging 



 Eternalize your conversations on IRC by logging to disk. AdiIRC offers various advanced options, so you don't miss a thing in your IRC experience. 

 _See also [[Logging_Options|Logging Options]]_. 


 h1. 30 - Logs Manager 



 Complete logs manager and viewer is integrated on AdiIRC. 

 _See also [[Logs_Dialog|Logs Dialog]], [[/viewlog]], [[/log]], [[/logs]], [[/logview]], [[/paths|/paths -l]], [[$log]], [[$logdir]], [[$logstamp]], [[$logstampfmt]]_. 


 h1. 31 - DCC Transfers 



 Full featured DCC tranfers with native *SSL* support! 



 All transfer together in a panel. 

 _See also [[Dcc_Options|Dcc Options]], [[/dcc]], [[$dccignore]], [[$dccport]]_.