The menu bar located at the top of Gabber's main window, provides the following commands:
Presence Allows the current status to be changed. See the information about the User Status dialog for complete information.
Login... (Ctrl-L) If the user has not logged in yet, this menu item loads the Login dialog to allow the user to specify login information and to connect to the server.
Logout After being logged in, the Logout menu item allows the connection to be terminated. Activating Logout during a login procedure will cancel the current login routine.
Hide Offline Users (Ctrl-H) Hides users who are offline on the roster. Note that this does not hide offline agents.
Roster A sub-menu that includes several options for the manipulation of the roster
Export Roster... Exports the entire roster to a file for backup purposes.
Import Roster... Imports a roster from a file that was previously exported.
Hide Offline Contacts (Ctrl-H) Hides contacts who are currently offline.
Hide Agents Hides the entire Agents group.
Connection Settings... Loads the Connection Settings dialog to edit the information used when logging in to a Jabber server.
My Information... Loads the My Information dialog for editing information stored in the Jabber Users Directory.
Preferences... Loads the Preferences dialog to allow the user to customize Gabber.
Exit (Ctrl-Q) Exits Gabber.
New Blank Message... Creates a new blank message to an unspecified user.
Add Contact... (Ctrl-U) Loads the Locate User druid.
Add Group... Assists in adding a new user group to the roster.
Browse Agents/IM Systems... (Ctrl-B) Loads the Agents Browser to register with agents and other Instant Messaging systems.
Join Group Chat... (Ctrl-C) Loads the Group Chat login dialog to begin a group chat (conference).
Jabber Message Rules (Ctrl-R) Loads the Jabber Message Rules List dialog to allow the customization of how incoming messages are handled.
Gabber Manual... Shows this manual.
About... Shows basic information about Gabber.
Debug Contains several options for debugging or testing the Jabber connection. Often used by developers to get more "hands-on" access to the Jabber stream.