Using Chat in Jabber
To initiate a chat with an existing saved contact, hover over contact and click on the chat button.
To initiate a chat with an unsaved contact from the directory, in the search bar begin typing the person’s name, find name in the list, then click on the blue chat button.
Once you click on the blue chat button , a chat window will appear in the right side pane. Type your message in the bottom of the chat window and press enter on your keyboard to send.