Universal Chat Commands
The following commands can be used in any chat channel. For
StarCraft, Warcraft II BNE, and Warcraft III players, they can also be used during game setup or while a
game is in progress.
/help - (Ex: /help whisper)
Displays usage help for chat topics.
/whois [user] - (Ex: /whois TPark)
Looks up some basic information on a user, including their account number and their current location. This
is an excellent way to find your friends online.
typing /whois #[number] (E.G. /whois #1).
Aliases for this command : /where /whereis
/whoami - (Ex: /whoami) - displays your information on Battle.net.
/w [user] - (Ex: /w JohnS)
Sends a private message to a user online regardless of the channel they are in. This is an excellent way
to let a friend know you are online.
Aliases for this command: /msg /whisper
/ignore [user] - (Ex: /ignore BFitch)
Ignores any future messages from that user effectively muting that user to you.
Aliases for this command: /squelch
/unignore [user] - (Ex: /unignore BFitch)
Allows a previously squelched user to talk to you normally.
Aliases for this command: /unsquelch
/away [text] - (Ex: /away eating dinner)
Displays a message that you are away from
your keyboard whenever someone whispers to you or does a /whois command on you. To
disable this command, use the command again.
/dnd [text] - (Ex: /dnd sorry playing a game with GFraizer)
"Do Not Disturb" - prevents ALL whispers from displaying to your screen. Its use is similar to the /away command.
To turn the DND mode off, just type /dnd without a reason. This will prevent people from sending whispers to
you while in a game as well. You are still able to see all normal public channel messages.
/who [channel] - (Ex: /who Open Tech Support)
Displays a list of all users in the given channel.
/stats [user] ID - (Ex: /stats DavidN STAR)
Displays the player's Win/Loss/Disconnect record for both normal and Ladder games.
STAR - StarCraft
SEXP - StarCraft Expansion (Brood War)
W2BNE - Warcraft II Battle.net Edition
Displays the number of users currently on Battle.net.
Displays the current Battle.net time.
If you are trying to whisper to someone that has the @ symbol in
their name such as work@home you need to add @
to the end of the name for the message to get to the correct person.
Example: /w work@home@USWest Hello work
Chat Room Commands
The following commands can only be used while in a chat room.
/join [channel name] - (Ex: /join Blizzard Tech Support)
Switches to a channel without having to use the channel join screen.
Aliases for this command: /channel
/me [text] - (Ex: /me is rolling on the floor laughing!)
Displays emotion text, as in "PatN is rolling on the floor laughing!"
Chat Room Operator Commands
The following commands can only be used by channel operators (the person with the
/designate [user] - (Ex: /designate AlenL)
Short Cut Commands
Selects [user] as the next channel operator when you step down, either by resigning or by leaving the channel.
If the channel Operator leaves the channel and has designated more than one person, the last person
designated will have ops.
Step down as channel operator and become a normal user again.
/rejoin - (Ex: /rejoin)
makes you rejoin the channel you are currently in.
/kick [user] - (Ex: /kick TwainM)
Kicks a user out of the channel. This is best used as a warning since a kicked user can
return at their leisure.
/ban [user] - (Ex: /ban RobertB)
Kicks a user out of the channel and prevents them from returning until the current
operator steps down or leaves the channel. This is the most powerful command at an
operator's disposal, use it wisely.
/unban [users] - (Ex: /unban RobertB)
Allows a banned user to return to the channel.
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Diablo, StarCraft, and Warcraft II BNE: Cuts the selected text
Diablo, StarCraft, and Warcraft II BNE: Copies the selected text
Diablo, StarCraft, and Warcraft II BNE: Pastes the selected text
Diablo, StarCraft, and Warcraft II BNE: Select all text
Diablo II: Pastes the name you have selected
Diablo, StarCraft, and Warcraft II BNE: Pastes the name you have selected
Diablo II: Toggle channel enter/leave notifications
Diablo, StarCraft, and Warcraft II BNE: Toggle channel enter/leave notifications
ALT-W with user selected
Diablo, StarCraft, Warcraft II BNE: Sends a private message to the selected user.
Aliases for this command: /w /msg /m /whisper
Diablo II: Cycles through the last 10 commands
StarCraft: Displays the last command then cycles through the users in the current channel.
Diablo II: Toggles music on Battle.net and the main menus
Warcraft III: Allows users to respond to private messages. This will type "/w person'sname " allowing you to quickly respond
without typing their name.