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/topic Command - mIRC
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The /topic command enables changing, displaying, or removing the #channel topic, subject to having permissions allowed by the network.

Synopsis[edit]

/topic [-r] <#channelname> '[topic_string]
/topic  -r  <#channelname>

Switches[edit]

  • -r - remove the topic instead

Parameters[edit]

  • topic string - new content for #channel topic

Example[edit]

; set topic
//topic $active new topic
; remove topic
//topic -r $active
; show current topic
//topic $active

Notes:

  • Network permissions can deny this command, such as needing to be @op when channel mode +t is set, or not being in channel
  • $chan(#channelname).topic continues to report the old string until server sends the RAW event indicating the new topic
  • Prior to v7.68 topic could only be deleted like: //topic $active $chr(58)

Compatibility[edit]

Added: 3.9

See also[edit]