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You can do lots of really cool things with aliases! I just use them for insert text though!!
/alias add [alias] /input insert [text] will setup an alias that will be insert into text input box when typing
/alias add shrug /input insert ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
Some character changes:
/set weechat.look.prefix_error "⚠" /set weechat.look.prefix_network "" /set weechat.look.prefix_same_nick "” " /set weechat.look.prefix_join "--→" /set weechat.look.prefix_quit "←--"
/set weechat.bar.title.color_bg [number or name] /set weechat.bar.title.color_fg [number or name] /set weechat.bar.status.color_bg /set weechat.bar.status.color_fg
(add column to the left that features buffers. In place of bufferlist.pl plugin below.
/bar add buffers window 22 1 [things to add to bar]
There was actually a built-in way to connect to Slack via IRC, but there's also a Python plug-in which is more full-featured called wee-slack. And since Slack's IRC bridge has now been closed this is one of the few ways to use Slack in another client.
TBH I stopped using it though. Get's annoying 'cause people use Slack differently that a purely text-based chat, and I only use it for one little group.
- (needs python2-websocket-client-pebble)
Might be better-off using Bitlbee?
Doesn't seem to be maintained. No PRs accepted, no issues getting attention.
Suspicion is that I need to update it from Python 2 to 3.
Additionally I had to also install xmpppy, but still no luck. At time of installation the AUR package was marked as 'unmaintained'.
Tunnel / Relay
Use a terminal emulator that lets you select text in columns, so you can easily copy stuff without grabbing all the
|s and bits of the 'user' and 'buffer' lists! In Urxvt you can do this by holding
- WeeChat user’s guide (English, lots of languages available though).
- WeeChat on the Arch wiki.
- Advanced Weechat on the Oregan State University Linux User Group website.
- WEECHAT guide on Mewbies.