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980 posts
msg #54531
9/4/2007 8:55:59 AM

As a result of great feedback, we are introducing new StockFetcher Chat tool.

To get started, you can click on the "SFChat" link near the upper right of the StockFetcher page, or click here.

*Note* StockFetcher Chat requires Adobe Flash 9.0

First, we would like to thank everyone for the comments and suggestions which brought about this new feature. We hope that this tool proves useful and that we are able to work together to make it even more useful.

Next, we expect there to be bugs and missing features in this initial release. By providing an early release of this tool, we hope that we can gather features and requests to help better direct future development. So as you use the tool, please don't hesitate to let us know if you run into any bugs or if there are features you would love to see in the tool.

As far as initial features beyond basic chat, you can take advantage of inline quotes, StockFetcher filters and StockFetcher filter results. Below is a page with more details:

StockFetcher Chat Help Introduction.

As far as future features we are planning on rolling out:
  • Ability for members to create new chat channels.
  • Daily digest of chat logs to appropriate StockFetcher forum sections.
  • Expanding "in-chat" charting.
  • User customized chat alerts and watch lists.

    As always, please let us know if you have any comments or suggestions! Support

  • nikoschopen
    2,824 posts
    msg #54534
    Ignore nikoschopen
    9/4/2007 10:54:01 AM

    Hehe, whoever said StockFetcher isn't user-friendly is a liar. I have yet to officially check out the chat feature, but it looks promising. Thanks!

    2,824 posts
    msg #54535
    Ignore nikoschopen
    9/4/2007 11:12:01 AM

    Couple things that I see needs an enhancement. First, I didn't see any other channel but "Channel 1". Do we have a choice in the matter to create and name a channel of our own (eg. "Daytrade daredevils"). Additionally, I would like to see a private messaging feature added to the chat room.

    2,824 posts
    msg #54544
    Ignore nikoschopen
    9/4/2007 2:56:41 PM

    I also noticed a tab labeled "Chat" at the top. It would be nice to utilize multiple tabs to switch between, say, different chat rooms (or for other purposes) as you would in Firefox (or IE7 for that matter). Also can we be able to add hyperlinks in our messages?

    2,824 posts
    msg #54545
    Ignore nikoschopen
    9/4/2007 3:01:04 PM

    It's cool to be reminded in the chat window that a new post has been made to the forum (i.e. New Forum Message: StockFetcher Chat, by: nikoschopen) However, for convenience sake, this needs to be made "clickable".

    980 posts
    msg #54546
    9/4/2007 3:33:43 PM


    Great feedback! A couple comments:

    1) We definitely plan on multiple chat channels via the tab section you see at the top of the chat page.
    2) Custom, topic specific, channels will be possible (with descriptive names and descriptions for the channels)
    3) Private messaging is definitely in the works.
    4) The forum update links you noticed in the chat log are clickable. We will try to make that more obvious, but you should be able to click on the actual subject of the chat.

    Thanks again! Support

    206 posts
    msg #54562
    Ignore lockwhiz
    9/4/2007 8:20:11 PM

    GREAT JOB !!
    Thanks for putting this together ...

    8,057 posts
    msg #54565
    Ignore karennma
    9/4/2007 9:53:49 PM

    I clicked "select a channel", but nothing happened.

    980 posts
    msg #56421
    11/5/2007 7:32:31 AM

    We wanted to let everyone know that after an initial trial period we have decided to discontinue the StockFetcher "Chat" feature. Please let us know if you have any questions or comments.

    Thank you!

    StockFetcher Support

    44 posts
    msg #56635
    Ignore danv83
    11/9/2007 4:25:21 PM

    Here's a neat way to chat on this site

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