Message

All wechat messages will be encapsulated as a Message.

Message

All wechat messages will be encapsulated as a Message.

Examples/Ding-Dong-Bot

Kind: global class

message.from() ⇒ Contact | null

Get the sender from a message.

Kind: instance method of Message Example

const bot = new Wechaty()
bot
.on('message', async m => {
const contact = msg.from()
const text = msg.text()
const room = msg.room()
if (room) {
const topic = await room.topic()
console.log(`Room: ${topic} Contact: ${contact.name()} Text: ${text}`)
} else {
console.log(`Contact: ${contact.name()} Text: ${text}`)
}
})
.start()

message.to() ⇒ Contact | null

Get the destination of the message Message.to() will return null if a message is in a room, use Message.room() to get the room.

Kind: instance method of Message

Example

const bot = new Wechaty()
bot
.on('message', async m => {
const contact = message.from()
const text = message.text()
const toContact = message.to()
if (toContact) {
const name = toContact.name()
console.log(`toContact: ${name} Contact: ${contact.name()} Text: ${text}`)
} else {
console.log(`Contact: ${contact.name()} Text: ${text}`)
}
})
.start()

message.room() ⇒ Room | null

Get the room from the message. If the message is not in a room, then will return null

Kind: instance method of Message

Example

const bot = new Wechaty()
bot
.on('message', async m => {
const contact = msg.from()
const text = msg.text()
const room = msg.room()
if (room) {
const topic = await room.topic()
console.log(`Room: ${topic} Contact: ${contact.name()} Text: ${text}`)
} else {
console.log(`Contact: ${contact.name()} Text: ${text}`)
}
})
.start()

message.content()

Deprecated

use text instead

Kind: instance method of Message

message.text() ⇒ string

Get the text content of the message

Kind: instance method of Message Example

const bot = new Wechaty()
bot
.on('message', async m => {
const contact = msg.from()
const text = msg.text()
const room = msg.room()
if (room) {
const topic = await room.topic()
console.log(`Room: ${topic} Contact: ${contact.name()} Text: ${text}`)
} else {
console.log(`Contact: ${contact.name()} Text: ${text}`)
}
})
.start()

message.toRecalled() ⇒ Promise <Message | null>

Get the text content of the recalled message

Kind: instance method of Message Example

const bot = new Wechaty()
bot
.on('message', async m => {
if (m.type() === bot.Message.Type.Recalled) {
const recalledMessage = await m.toRecalled()
console.log(`Message: ${recalledMessage} has been recalled.`)
}
})
.start()

Reply a Text, Contact Card, Media File or Link message to the sender.

Tips: This function is depending on the Puppet Implementation, see puppet-compatible-table

Kind: instance method of Message See: Examples/ding-dong-bot

Param

Type

Description

textOrContactOrFile

string | Contact | FileBox | UrlLink

send text, Contact, or file to bot. You can use FileBox to send file

Example

import { FileBox } from 'file-box'
const bot = new Wechaty()
bot
.on('message', async m => {
// 1. send Image
if (/^ding$/i.test(m.text())) {
const fileBox = FileBox.fromUrl('https://chatie.io/wechaty/images/bot-qr-code.png')
await msg.say(fileBox)
}
// 2. send Text
if (/^dong$/i.test(m.text())) {
await msg.say('dingdingding')
}
// 3. send Contact
if (/^lijiarui$/i.test(m.text())) {
const contactCard = await bot.Contact.find({name: 'lijiarui'})
if (!contactCard) {
console.log('not found')
return
}
await msg.say(contactCard)
}
// 4. send UrlLink
if (/^link$/i.test(m.text())) {
const urlLink = new UrlLink({
description: 'Wechaty is a Bot SDK for Wechat Individual Account which can help you create a bot in 6 lines of javascript, with cross-platform support including Linux, Windows, Darwin(OSX/Mac) and Docker.',
thumbnailUrl: 'https://camo.githubusercontent.com/f310a2097d4aa79d6db2962fa42bb3bb2f6d43df/68747470733a2f2f6368617469652e696f2f776563686174792f696d616765732f776563686174792d6c6f676f2d656e2e706e67',
title: 'Wechaty',
url: 'https://github.com/chatie/wechaty',
});
await msg.say(urlLink);
}
})
.start()

message.type() ⇒ MessageType

Get the type from the message.

Tips: MessageType is Enum here. </br>

  • MessageType.Unknown

  • MessageType.Attachment

  • MessageType.Audio

  • MessageType.Contact

  • MessageType.Emoticon

  • MessageType.Image

  • MessageType.Text

  • MessageType.Video

  • MessageType.Url

Kind: instance method of Message Example

const bot = new Wechaty()
if (message.type() === bot.Message.Type.Text) {
console.log('This is a text message')
}

message.self() ⇒ boolean

Check if a message is sent by self.

Kind: instance method of Message Returns: boolean - - Return true for send from self, false for send from others. Example

if (message.self()) {
console.log('this message is sent by myself!')
}

message.mention() ⇒ Promise <Contact []>

Get message mentioned contactList.

Message event table as follows

Web

Mac PC Client

iOS Mobile

android Mobile

[You were mentioned] tip ([有人@我]的提示)

Identify magic code (8197) by copy & paste in mobile

Identify magic code (8197) by programming

Identify two contacts with the same roomAlias by [You were mentioned] tip

Kind: instance method of Message Returns: Promise <Contact []> - - Return message mentioned contactList Example

const contactList = await message.mention()
console.log(contactList)

message.mentionSelf() ⇒ Promise <boolean>

Check if a message is mention self.

Kind: instance method of Message Returns: Promise <boolean> - - Return true for mention me. Example

if (await message.mentionSelf()) {
console.log('this message were mentioned me! [You were mentioned] tip ([有人@我]的提示)')
}

message.forward(to) ⇒ Promise <void>

Forward the received message.

Kind: instance method of Message

Param

Type

Description

to

Sayable | Array

Room or Contact The recipient of the message, the room, or the contact

Example

const bot = new Wechaty()
bot
.on('message', async m => {
const room = await bot.Room.find({topic: 'wechaty'})
if (room) {
await m.forward(room)
console.log('forward this message to wechaty room!')
}
})
.start()

message.date() ⇒ Date

Message sent date

Kind: instance method of Message

message.age() ⇒ number

Returns the message age in seconds.

For example, the message is sent at time 8:43:01, and when we received it in Wechaty, the time is 8:43:15, then the age() will return 8:43:15 - 8:43:01 = 14 (seconds)

Kind: instance method of Message

message.file()

Deprecated

use toFileBox instead

Kind: instance method of Message

message.toFileBox() ⇒ Promise <FileBox>

Extract the Media File from the Message, and put it into the FileBox.

Tips: This function is depending on the Puppet Implementation, see puppet-compatible-table

Kind: instance method of Message

message.toContact() ⇒ Promise <Contact>

Get Share Card of the Message Extract the Contact Card from the Message, and encapsulate it into Contact class

Tips: This function is depending on the Puppet Implementation, see puppet-compatible-table

Kind: instance method of Message

Get Url Link of the Message Extract the Url Link from the Message, and encapsulate it into UrlLink class

Tips: This function is depending on the Puppet Implementation, see puppet-compatible-table

Kind: instance method of Message

Message.find() ⇒ Promise <Message | null>

Find message in cache

Kind: static method of Message

Message.findAll() ⇒ Promise <Message []>

Find messages in cache

Kind: static method of Message