The ON OPEN event triggers within mIRC when a specific window type is opened, either locally, through server interaction, or due to a scripted circumstance. This event can be used to trigger scripted situations for actions to perform when a certain window is opened.
Much like the ON CLOSE event, the ON OPEN event triggers the $target identifier, and fills it with the window name related to the event. During the ON OPEN events, $target now refers to the window the event is dealing with.
<level>The level for the event to trigger.
<?|@|=|!|*>The window type that the event should trigger for:
<matchtext>The text that should be matched. Can be a wildcard. Specifically for this event, this text will most-likely be from a private message query window opening up. The reason is that this will allow interaction with the text, during the event of a query window opening, immediately, rather than waiting for an ON TEXT event to trigger.
<commands>The commands to be performed when the event listener's criteria is met.
; When a query window opens, recognize if ; the user has typed the !yourserver command, which will ; relay to the user the current server for the mIRC client ON *:OPEN:?:!yourserver:msg $nick Current IRC Server: $server $+ .
Added: mIRC v5.3
Added on: 13 Dec 1997
Note: Unless otherwise stated, this was the date of original functionality.
Further enhancements may have been made in later versions.