Instructions and Guides for StreamTalker v3.0.x Nate

StreamTalker requires Registration, if you did not complete the Registration form when downlaoding it WILL NOT WORK!!

Installing StreamTalker
After downloading the file you need to 'unzip' it.
In later versions of Windows© this archive/unarchive (Zip) function is built right into the Operating System.
Right click on the file and select 'Extract All' and you will be asked where you would like to extract the files to.
The StreamTalker folder can be placed anywhere on your system, so go ahead and put it wherever suits.
Open the folder that you placed on your hard drive.
Read the file named 000_READ ME FIRST.txt, it has important information that you should read ⇔ DO NOT IGNORE THIS
You may get a warning from Windows, please disregard this warning, see the ReadMe file for more details
If you have previously installed any version of StreamTalker you need to uninstall it using the Windows 'Add & Remove' Application.
If you are the nervous type make a backup of your current Database (location is in the ReadMe file).
The latest version of StreamTalker will create a new Database and copy all of your old data into it, you should not have to re-enter your details or customizations.
Double click on the file named setup.exe to install StreamTalker, upon installation StreamTalker will open.
StreamTalker uses a local Database, it is created and located in a protected folder at this location, C:\Users\YOURNAME\AppData\Roaming\StreamTalker\StreamTalker.sqlite
Should you ever be asked to send us your Database for debug purposes, please make a copy of this file to send.
Also in this folder, you may find logging text files (if you have activated them in the Configure panel), when reporting bugs or issues please email the latest copies of these files also.
All of these text files may be deleted safely Do Not Delete StreamTalker.sqlite or all of your Credentials, Settings, and Lexicon will be gone!!
Updating StreamTalker
An update notice will appear on the Main Panel whenever an update is available.
Click on the notification, a new panel will open where you can choose to 'Download' or 'Not Now' (for this session)
Click on the Download button and your latest update will be downloaded and saved to C:\StreamTalker\StreamTalker.zip
Again, this file can be safely moved to anywhere on your hard drive/s
Use Windows® 'Add or Remove Programs' to uninstall your current version of StreamTalker (this does NOT remove your Database)
If you want to (recommended), now is the time to make a backup copy of your Database file
Unzip the downloaded files and READ the included README text file for any changes and instructions ⇔ DO NOT IGNORE THIS
Run the file named 'Setup.exe' and your new version will be installed and will open up on-screen
All of your Logins, Oauth codes, Settings and Lexicon should be just as before.
Starting StreamTalker
The first time you start StreamTalker, it will ask you to Login ⇔ Must be identical to your Registered Details (case-sensitive)
Make sure you use the same 'Username' and 'Password' that you used when you registered on the Website.
Upon starting up for the first time, StreamTalker will prompt you to complete the details for Twitch©.
Enter your Channel name, your Bot's name and the Bot's Oauth Code, to use 'QuickPosts' you also need to enter your Own Oauth Code.
If you need help with obtaining these Oauth Codes, just click on the 'Oauth Help' label under the input boxes.
StreamTalker cannot function if any of these Credentials are wrong, empty, or even have a slight typo, They MUST be correct.
It is essential that you copy the ENTIRE code that is given to you. the word 'oauth:' at the beginning of the code IS PART OF THE CODE, copy the whole thing.
The Twitch Oauth Codes are provided through a Third Party and it can sometimes take a few minutes for Twitch to recognize them, grab a coffee after getting a new code or changing it at anytime.
MAIN Panel
The Main Panel displays your current Viewers and numbers and all of the switches needed for controlling the speech during your stream.
The Audio output Channel/Device that the speech will be routed to on your system (Headphones, Speakers, etc) may be selected here too.
It also contains quick reaction buttons to Mute the Current speech (drops current post and moves on to the next) and a Mute Raid button.
The 'Mute Raid' button can also be set to be automatically triggered in the 'Configure' Panel.
On the very bottom of the 'Main' Panel, there is a Status indicator in the form of a small colored circle. The three states of this indicator are: Green (connection is solid), Amber (connection is in standby mode), and Red (connection has been lost).
Should you lose connection to the Twitch API, or just want to reload the Twitch Chatroom, you can manually reconnect using the 'Reload Twitch' button. This too may be set to Auto-reconnect on loss of communications in the 'Configure' Panel.
There are also four small boxes onthe bottom, these may be used to quickly switch between the Application's 'Views', One, Two, Three or Four Panels viewable on screen.
When you are using Dual Streaming to 'Beam.pro' via 'Restream.io' or other service, the Main Panel also displays additional windows, indicators and buttons for cross-posting between Twitch and Beam, reloading Beam and the Beam Viewers and count.
CHAT Panel
The CHAT Panel has Two menu buttons (Four if using Beam).
Twitch/Beam button displays the interactive Chatroom that can be used exactly like it is on their Websites.
QuickPosts, this button changes location depending on how many Panels are in view, in Single Panel view it is not seen, it is displayed on the Chat Panel when in Two, Three or Four Panel modes only
When in Two Panel mode, the QuickPosts button is available on the Chat Panel, if clicked, the Third panel is automatically opened and the QuickPosts button is moved to the Third Panel.
Below the Chat area is a Triple purpose text input box and the 'Send' button.
The Mode button (underneath the Send button) is a Three position Toggle Switch, when it displays 'As Bot' the text entered into the text box is sent to the Chatroom as if your Bot sent it.
On the First Click it displays 'As You' and text entered into the text box is sent to the Chatroom as if You sent it.
Clicking it a Second time it displays 'Offline' and the text is only sent to the audio device that has been assigned via the Main panel selector, no text is posted to the Chat.
On the lowest row are the Chat assignment switches.
These three switches are used to assign the output of the text entered to either Twitch only, Beam only, or Both Twitch and Beam.
When the 'Use Beam.pro' switch on the Main Panel is active, the Chat Panel also contains an additional Menu button 'Both Chats'.
On this panel, a split view displays the text from both Twitch and Beam in a plain text format. If cross posting between Twitch and Beam is active, this panel does not display the duplicate posts.