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The OnSendMessage client-side event fires when the user posts a message through the chat message box. Equal to the sendMessage event of the underlying Kendo UI Chat widget. The messages from the message box can be sent either with pressing Enter key or clicking the send button.

The event handler receives two parameters:

  1. The Chat instance firing the event.
  2. An object with the following methods:
    1. get_sender() - the Kendo UI Chat widget instance which fired the event;
    2. get_text() - the text value that was entered in the message box;
<script type="text/javascript">
    function onSendMessage(sender, args) {
        var chat = sender;
        var text = args.get_text();       
<telerik:RadChat runat="server" ID="RadChat1">
    <ClientEvents OnSendMessage="onSendMessage" />

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