Notification for any message appearing in certain channels

Adrian Fita adrian.fita at
Fri Sep 19 14:14:14 CEST 2014

On Fri, Sep 19, 2014 at 12:02 PM, svetlana <svetlana at> wrote:
> Adrian Fita wrote:
>> I want to be notified for any message that appears in certain channels
>> regardless if my username is mentioned or the message matches
>> Highlight rules.
> Two options to do that.
> One is to show these messages at the top of the chat in a special view, called chat monitor.
>  - View > Chat monitor
>  - Settings > Configure Quassel > Chat Monitor > Opt-in > add the channels you need.
> Another option is to add highlight rules that turn everything said in these channels into a highlight.
>  - Settings > Configure Quassel > Highlights > Add... > type the channel name in the "channel" column, and type ".*" (both without the quotation marks) in the highlight column.

Great, thx for the fast reply!

I managed to do what I wanted by implementing both your suggestions.
It turns out that I prefer the "Chat monitor" view because it's not
that invasive: it doesn't highlight all the messages from the channels
like the "Highlights" feature does.


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