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Source : http://laptop.org/en/laptop/start/index.shtml
Full Getting-started PDF : http://laptop.org/en/laptop/start/getting_started_3.pdf

side panel

You invite collaborators from either the Group view or the Neighborhood view.


main panel

Inviting

Step 1: Launch an activity

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Before you issue an invitation, you should launch an activity—Chat in this example—by clicking on the taskbar icon.


Step 2: Leaving Chat

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You'll have go to either the Group view or the Neighborhood view to issue invitations.


Step 3: Find a friend

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In this example, we use the Group view.


Step 4: Invite a friend

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Hovering over a friend's icon will bring up the invitation menu. Note that it says “Invite to Chat Activity”, since Chat is your currently selected activity.


Step 5: Invite another friend

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Most activities let you invite more than one friend to participate.


Step 6: Receiving the invitation

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Your friends receive an invitation on their activity taskbars (found on the Frame). In the figure, see the second Chat icon (in your colors, since you are the one who sent the invitation).

Your friends accept the invitation by clicking on these colored Chat icons on their taskbars.


Step 7: Multiple invitations

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You can have more than one invitation pending.

You need not accept an invitation.


Step 8: Working together

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Once the invitations have been accepted, the shared activity is joined. (Note that the icons representing everyone in the Chat appear on the Frame.)

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