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Cyb - ChatBox
Mod Version: 2.3, by Valter (Coder) Valter is offline
Developer Last Online: May 2014 I like it Show Printable Version Email this Page

This modification is in the archives.
vB Version: 3.7.x Rating: (177 votes - 4.76 average) Installs: 1595
Released: 30 Apr 2008 Last Update: 22 Sep 2008 Downloads: 64366
Not Supported DB Changes Uses Plugins Auto-Template  

Info:
Powerful AJAX-based ChatBox for vBulletin.


Main Features:
-One step installation (no file uploads, no manual template modifications required)
-Put ChatBox on any forum page by setting script name and adding variable to desired template
-"ChatBox Full" (always available on separate page)
-"Messages Archive" (available on separate page, with options to edit/delete messages)
-"ChatBox Search"
-Option to block usergroups from viewing ChatBox
-Option to delete messages older than x hours automatically
-"ChatBox Statistics" (new messages since last visit, messages in last x hours, total messages, top x chatters,...)
-View users active in ChatBox (available in CBFull and Archive)
-Text formatting options (color, weight, style, decoration,...)
-Advanced Smiliebox
-Smiliebox options: total smilies available, smilies per row, smilie clipping, disable smilies...
-A lot of customizable stuff, including: set new/old status icons, time/date format, box height, message order, auto-refresh intervals,...
-One-click actions: View all messages posted by user X, Delete all messages posted by user x, Ban/unban user from ChatBox, View last message posted by user X, View your last message, View first unread message
-"/me" action (used when you want to refer to yourself in the "third person")
...and more...

See screenshots for more details.


Installation:
1. Import XML file (as product): AdminCP > Plugin System > Manage Products > [Add/Import Product]
2. OPTIONAL (custom placement on forum page)
Open desired template and put "$cybchatbox" to desired line.


To set options:
Go to: AdminCP > vBulletin Options > Cyb - ChatBox


To have ChatBox enabled on desired page:
1. THIS_SCRIPT must be defined in php file (by default all important vBulletin files has this)
2. Hack options - You must add THIS_SCRIPT value for target page to "Show ChatBox on" setting field
3. Main template called on target page must contain "$cybchatbox" variable

To have ChatBox enabled on vBa CMPS:
1. Hack options - Add "adv_index" to "Show ChatBox on" setting field (values in this field should be separated by commas) > Save
2. vBa CMPS Default Settings - add "cybchatbox" to "Portal Output Global Variables" field (values in this field should be separated by carriage return) > Save
3. [Optional] Template "adv_portal" - add "$cybchatbox" to line where you want ChatBox to appear (for example below "$navbar") > Save


Versions:
v1.0 - Sep 15. 2007.
-First version
v1.1-v1.6 - Sep/Oct 2007.
-Bug fixes, improvements, several new options added,...
v1.7 - Oct 07. 2007.
-Released at vB.org
v1.8 - Oct 11. 2007.
-Fixed bug where moderators can not delete messages
-New: Set auto-refresh interval for messages
-New: Set auto-refresh interval for active users
-New: Option to enable auto-refresh for guests
-New: Option to reverse message order (newest at bottom)
v1.8.1 - Oct 11. 2007.
-Fixed bug where colspan in Archive is not set correctly for moderators
-Added ability to disable date in mesages (simply leave date field blank)
-Added option to have ChatBox always collapsed by default (ChatBox Full not affected)
v1.8.2 - Oct 12. 2007.
-Fixed bug (reversed message order gives wrong results)
-New: Set timecut in minutes for active users listing
-New: Automatically parse links in messages (can be disabled)
v1.8.3 - Oct 13. 2007.
-Auto-prune setting field restored
-Fixed bug where some users are logged-out after posting message
-Improved detection and listing of active users
-If user is active in ChatBox it will be shown in profile and wol list
v1.9 - Oct 15. 2007.
-New: Not all smilies are loaded on startup. Set how many of them you want to show before user clicks "More".
-New: "/me" user action ("/me" in submitted message will be replaced by author's username, and message appears in color you set)
-Minor bug fixes
v1.9.1 - Oct 15. 2007.
-Fixed bug from previous version where message area height not follows your settings properly
v1.9.2 - Nov 06. 2007.
-New option in user menu: View messages posted by user
-Option to allow users to delete their own messages
-Fixed bug where admin with primary usergroup different than 6 is not able to delete all messages
-Fixed bug where links to member profiles in messages are broken at "/member.php"
-"Delete Selected" moved to phrases
v1.9.3 - Nov 20. 2007.
-New: Set groups able to view Chatbox but not post messages
-New: Set groups able to edit/delete all messages, and ban/unban users from ChatBox
-New: Customize color list in message posting interface
-New: Ban list
-Fixed default text color
-Fixed some compatibility issues for "/me" action
-Fixed bug where some users get db error when importing product
-Fixed bug where you need to refresh page after "Busy" message to continue chatting
-Minor bug fixes
v1.9.4 - Nov 21. 2007.
-Fixed bug with changing colors in IE
-Some code optimization done
v1.9.5 - Nov 26. 2007.
-Fixed bugs with stripping html tags and "/me" action
v1.9.6 - Nov 29. 2007.
-New: ChatBox Search
-New: Click on message icon in main box to open message for editing/deletion
-Fixed bug with page navigation
-Minor bug fixes/code improvements
v1.9.7 - Dec 01. 2007.
-New: Find first unread message
-New: Find your last message
-New: Find last message by user X
v1.9.8 - Dec 05. 2007.
-New: Ban certain BB tags from being used in the ChatBox
-New feature in user messages view: "Locate this message in Archive"
-New: Message icons in Main box now opens Archive where requested message is highlighted
-New in "Top Chatters": Click on number to view chatter messages
-New in "My Messages": Click on number to view your own messages
-Fixed bug where space after username is lost in "/me" action message
v1.9.9 - Dec 06. 2007.
-New: Users with post count less than X can not view ChatBox
-New: Log/view/resolve IP addresses in CB messages
-Fixed bug with searching last message by user X
v2.0 - Apr 30. 2008.
-New: "Locate message in Archive" option in search results
-CSRF protection added
-Compatible with vBulletin 3.7 Gold (may not work with Beta/RC releases)
v2.1 - Jun 24. 2008.
-Fixed bug (users always shown using their primary group display parameters)
-Fixed bug (if there are whitespaces in banned tags setting it will not work properly)
-You can now choose which usergroups are able to moderate ChatBox (not just switch between 5/6/7)
-"Below Forums" added to auto-insert locations (ForumHome only)
-New: Option to disable parsing of manually entered smilie codes
-New: Disable message time in ChatBox (Archive not affected)
-New: Submit button added
-New: Option to change text size (display)
-New: Option to set width of [code], [php] and [html] BB code blocks in ChatBox
-New: Limit message lenght
-Several minor bug fixes/code improvements
v2.2 - Jul 10. 2008.
-New: auto-hiding Status bar to inform you about ChatBox activities
-Improved ChatBox performance
-Improved char counter compatibility/look
v2.3 - Sep 22. 2008.
-Fixed XSS vulnerability in ChatBox Search
-Improved Tags Banning feature
-Fixed bug (user can add forbidden tags by editing already posted message)
-Fixed bug (user blocked by low post count can access ChatBox on separate page if url is known)
-Fixed bug (page shifting on refresh in IE)
-Fixed bug (Smilies menu breaks row on expand in Opera)
-Minor bug fixes


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  #61  
Old 06 May 2008, 07:54
ericdesmontagne ericdesmontagne is offline
 
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Originally Posted by kurtmorrison View Post
Hey! thank you very much! It's working fine already
It does not work on my board... for the time if i write %H:%i it done for exemple 13:%i
If i write H:i it done H:i
???
Why ?
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  #62  
Old 06 May 2008, 16:59
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Originally Posted by ericdesmontagne View Post
It does not work on my board... for the time if i write %H:%i it done for exemple 13:%i
If i write H:i it done H:i
???
Why ?
My bad, i forgot to tell that i had to change the parameters

I'm using this formats:

Date Format: %m-%d-%Y
Time Format: %H:%M
Hope this helps you!
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  #63  
Old 06 May 2008, 19:30
XiZa XiZa is offline
 
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You'd best check this out in safari, as the color dropdown is not working correctly there.
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  #64  
Old 07 May 2008, 02:12
MSSN MSSN is offline
 
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Is there a way to change the font size? Some of my users are having difficulties reading the messages. Thanks!
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  #65  
Old 07 May 2008, 13:50
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thnxx installed
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  #66  
Old 07 May 2008, 15:48
thenutthouse thenutthouse is offline
 
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I would love to install this, but would need IMG button for [img] tags. Plus would like the message box to be at the top instead of on the left. Any chances of this happening?

Thnx,
~thenutthouse
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  #67  
Old 07 May 2008, 15:55
XiZa XiZa is offline
 
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Add a submit button and the possibility to have just one line (no textarea, just regular input type text) and I'm there.
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Old 08 May 2008, 06:09
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Originally Posted by Cybernetec View Post
Phrase Manager

Where is that?
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  #69  
Old 08 May 2008, 11:28
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SevgimBoard SevgimBoard is offline
 
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perfect

thank you

installed
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Old 08 May 2008, 11:54
Largo .//npc Largo .//npc is offline
 
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Love this Chatbox.
Cyb seems like a very good modder. Impressive
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Old 09 May 2008, 06:27
ayaam ayaam is offline
 
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Thanks ..

Great job
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Old 09 May 2008, 07:58
ayaam ayaam is offline
 
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done. traslated it to Arabic

http://ayaam.com/vb/misc.php?do=cchatbox

Thanks again
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  #73  
Old 09 May 2008, 09:13
ericdesmontagne ericdesmontagne is offline
 
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Originally Posted by kurtmorrison View Post
Hope this helps you!
Excellent ! The syntax is good now. Thanks a lot.
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  #74  
Old 09 May 2008, 20:39
dirtycrow dirtycrow is offline
 
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please help. i am using the Mobile, Cell, Phone, PDA, iPhone Style and would like how to remove this modification from appearing on that style altogether. how would i accomplish this? thanks in advance.
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Old 10 May 2008, 19:11
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perfect!
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