How to insert images into Skype chat?
To apply image into skype chat you need to copy generated code into Skype message field, hold CTRL + SHIFT and manualy click «Send message» button, as displayed in this image:
Since version 5.8 skype no longer supports HTML tags. But despite that, HTML code sent in older Skype versions (<5.8) are properly displayed in new version. So if you want to sent interesting images directly into chat, you need Skype version 5.7 or older. Also Windows operating system is required.
You can download Skype 5.7 from here.
How html based images looks like in skype?
Few images as example:
How does it work?
Skype till version 5.8 supported some HTML tags inside skype messages. So with help of HTML and some unique characters it is possible to generate image equivalent.
List of possible HTML tags inside Skype chat:
- color and size - <font color="#00000" size="20"></font>
- underlined text - <u></u>
- striped text - <s></s>
- blinking text - <blink></blink>
- break line - <br/>
- direct line - <hr/>
- link - <a href="url"></a>
If writen HTML code is incorrect Skype won't let you to send message.