If you have a “No Voice” connection in a conference, or if you don't have a microphone, NetMeeting's audio features won't do you much good. That doesn't mean you can't communicate with remote callers, however. For simple text communications in real time, NetMeeting's Chat feature is perfect.
To run Chat, use any of the following methods:
The Chat window that appears is shown in Figure 36.20.
To use Chat, follow these steps:
Type your message in the Message text box.