About PopupsWith this button you edit your Popup.ini file. (Popups are the menus that appear when you right-click with your mouse).
Notice that it is made of five parts:-
Status:- These are the popups that appear when you right-click in your Status Window.
Channel:- These are the popups that appear when you right-click on any Channel window. You can copy here, from the Status popup, whatever popup you think is useful for you, when you are in a channel.
Query/Chat Window:- These are the popups that appear when you right-click on your Query or Chat window.
Nickname List:- These are the popups that appear when you right-click on your Channel names List, that is the names of the people in a channel that you see at the right side of your Channel window.
Menubar:- These are the popups that appear when you click Other on your mIRC Bar.
You can hide the menubar if you press option and uncheck
ExamplesSuppose you frequently ask for help, instead of typing each time the same question you can put this in your popup.ini under Main Window:-
Help:/say I need help, can anybody help me please?
Did you notice the similarity between aliases and popups, in fact popup works exactly like aliases. With aliases you have to remember what stands for what with popups you can see . You can even call an alias from a popup menu. Remember what we did in the aliases section. We put this in our aliases.ini.
/h /say Hi everybody, What's up? Did I miss anything?
So if you put in your popup.ini under Main Window the following:-
What do you thing it will happen when you right-click on your main window, Highlight Say hello and left click it.
Organise your PopupsYou will soon notice that after a couple of new popups, your screen would quickly get cluttered every time you right-click. To solve that problem organise your popups into Hierarchical menus . Try entering all of the following popups:
Or try the following
again. One dot means that Compliment and About mIRC
are under mIRC and the ones with
are under the ones with
and so on it goes.
NOTE:- You can see how your popup will look like by clicking the Popup, next to view.