I am not into chatting big-time. But, over the past few days, had to use GTalk a lot, because i had to communicate with a colleague in another country for many issues and using the phone would simply be too expensive, as we don’t have any “official” connection to this country. One of my friends Ravi Sharma had developed his own Gtalk Theme which has some amazing customisations. I am kind of reviewing in detail all the features below so that you can see these wonderful features in action and then download the theme.
Features of the new free Gtalk Theme:
Changing the background of the Gtalk Chat Window. All you have to do is go to Start–> gtheme–> Change Background. Then, choose any jpg and reopen your chat windows and you shall have the background you want. When you download the theme, you get more than a dozen sample images too.
Got bored of the same old smileys in your chat? This theme provides dozens of innovative smileys to be used in you chat. You can see the complete list of smilies and their codes on this page.
- Day in History: You can also post a Day in history in your chat window by using the command sravi:dih in the chat window.
- Joke of the Day: You can post the Joke of the day in your chat window by using the command sravi:jod
- Word of the Day: You can post the Joke of the day in your chat window by using the command sravi:wod
- Live Cricket scores: By entering sravi:cricket, you can get the latest score of that day’s match or the last recorded match.
For the romantically inclined, try this command: sravi:msg1:I*Love*You or any other message with the * denoted a break of a line eg: sravi:msg1:I*like*chatting*with*you
You can even send a hand-written letter to the person you are chatting with by using the command: sravi:msg2:Hi$I am enjoying this theme, You should try it too$Rajaram S
You can even play any youtube/google video inside the chat window by using the command: sravi:gvideo:(google video link)
or sravi:utube:(youtube video link)
You can share random picasa photos inside the chat window using the command: sravi:photos:(google user id without @gmail.com)
Read comic strips online within the chat window: Use the command sravi:comics:
(number is from 1-34) to share various comic strips. Go to the comics page for details on which number to use for a particular comic strip.
and of course, the most important feature, you can chat too !