The 'Options' window ( illustration) lets you manage chat appearance.
Chat appearance options window
You can configure the following options:
Specify how the program displays the taskbar notification area ('system tray') icon:
The icon will not appear.
The icon will always appear. If the chat window is minimized, it will be removed from the taskbar.
If the chat window is minimized, it will be removed from the taskbar and the icon will be added to the tray.
The icon will always appear.
Specifies text chat log orientation:
New messages will appear at the bottom of the log.
New messages will appear at the top of the log.
This option lets you select the color and font for a selected interface item using the Set font and Set color buttons. If either button has been disabled, no font or color can be selected for the corresponding item.