ChatFilter enhances the chat log allowing you to:
- Modify a channel's name or format
- Replace matching text/phrases with something else
- Censor messages based on content or sender, without filling up your ignore list
- Copy text from any ChatFilter filter
ChatFilter works by hiding the real filters and mirroring all the messages to the new filters that you have setup. While being mirrored, messages can be modified or censored using the replacements, blacklist and ignore features.
The settings can be accessed by clicking the gear icon or using the slash command:
/chatfilter or /cf
By default, Say, Party, Region and Advice chat are setup to use ChatFilter. No blacklists or ignores are setup by default.
Adding a filter
To add a filter, access the settings, click the Filters button and then click the New Filter button. On the Filter window, select a filter to modify. Although the log type can be manually set, it is not recommended, since the filter will not be displayed properly.
When setting a filter's format, the %name variable will always be "Combat" if the filter is a part of the combat log.
To enable, disable or remove a filter, on the Filters window, right click a filter and select enable/disable or remove.
Replacements can be used to modify messages by replacing matching text with something else. To add a replacement, on the Replacement window, click the New Replacement button. To remove a replacement, right click it and select remove.
The blacklist contains words or phrases that are used to censor messages. If an item in the blacklist can be matched to anything in the message, the message will not be shown. To add an item to the blacklist, on the Blacklist window, click the New Blacklist button. To remove a blacklist, right click it and select remove.
Like the blacklist, the ignore list is used to censor message. If the sender of the message matches someone in the ignore list, the message will not be shown. To add an item, on the Ignore window, click the New Ignore button. To remove an item, right click it and select remove.
On the Restore window, clicking the restore button will disable all filters and restore your chat log settings.
The clipboard allows you to copy messages from the chat log.
To show the clipboard, right click a chat tab and select Clipboard. The last 20 messages that belong to a ChatFilter filter on the selected tab will be shown.
For amusement, the ignored counter shows how many messages have been censored, the duration and how many per second. To show the ignored counter, use the command:
/cf ignored, /cf blacklisted or /cf censored
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