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Announcing a meetup groups new events on slack?

At my company, I run a guild around a particular community. I'd like to announce a certain external meetup's events on this slack channel, so my guild can stay connected with the external community. ...
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Slack: How to set custom shortcodes for emojis (short_name shortcodes)

How do I set custom shortcodes for emojis that ship with Slack? First, shortcodes (defined as short_name in the source repo) are what a user types that translates into an emoji. For example, the ...
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how to export teams' data and migrate to slack?

We know we can export slack's data and there is a guide to migrate from slack to teams. we tried the teams for 2 weeks for free, and we think is not not what we want. Then we want to migrate it back ...
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Is there OR in slack search?

Let's say I would like to search for all messages related to @JaneDoe @JaneDoe - gives you all the messages that tag her from:@JaneDoe - gives you all the messages she has written But I would like to ...
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How do I create a checklist in a slack message?

I'm trying to create a task list for myself in a private chat with my supervisor on Slack. I'm pretty familiar with markdown, and I thought that Slack supported it too. On GitHub, you can create tasks ...
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How to insert a text link in Slack with the keyboard?

One can do some inline formatting with the keyboard in Slack: *bold*, _italics_, ~strikethrough~ and inline code with backquotes as in SE. Simple weblinks do work as-is. But how to make a weblink with ...
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Disable Slackbot spam

I see this spam message from Slackbot often: Good news! Slack can now do more with Google Drive files, like help you share files and manage who can see them. It is "permission spam" when ...
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How to change emojis available in Slack action menu?

In my Slack workspace, when I hover over a message, an action menu appears, which includes three preset emojis which are available for quick access (checkmark, eyes, hands): However, I don't use ...
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How can one hide one's timezone on Slack?

The time zone of a user is displayed by default I am aware that the timezone can be changed manually (https://slack.com/help/articles/219889247-Manage-your-time-zone-preferences).
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Is there any way to organize Slack channels for everyone?

We are using Slack as our community "hub", instead of a more traditional forum. This is primarily because there is a significant barrier to entry when someone has to click "New Topic&...
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In slack, how do I search in channel names matching a prefix?

All of our team channels are named with the prefix foo Example: foo-general, foo-dev, foo-system I'd like to perform a search only in channels that have the prefix foo. Is there a way to do this in ...
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When I connect Goole Drive or Docs to Slack, who can see my content?

It's not clear to me from the support answers I've gotten who can see my Google Drive or Docs content when I connect to Slack. The scenario that concerns me is when I have a Slack account with a ...
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Open “Recent” via Keyboard

Is there a way to open this "recent" dialog via a keyboard shortcut? I use the web version of slack.
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Is there any way to differentiate @here from @<mynick> in slack? [closed]

I'm having a problem managing notification on Slack. Generally @here is to blame for this. I usually don't care about those anyway. Is there a way to get some form of separation between people who @...
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Google Calendar specific shared calendar notifications to public Slack channel

I would like to get my whole team notified in Slack when a meeting is about to happen. As a team, we have a Google Calendar shared calendar for our team meetings. And we share information in Slack in ...
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How to process emoji reactions to your slack bot's messages in Node.js? [closed]

I have a Slack bot written in Node.js and I'd like to make it so the bot can process (and answer) every time a person reacts to the bot's messages with an emoji. I understand probably I will only be ...
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How to remove channel-specific notification from Slack?

I have added a channel-specific notification for #general in a Slack workspace. But now, I want to remove the channel-specific notification for #general so that it gets the default notification ...
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Slack: I've created a channel, don't want all of the clutter

I've created a channel in Slack; the goal is for it just be a repository of links, without a lot of discussion. Is there a way to have a channel not auto generate all of the minute alerts, about every ...
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Is it possible to add a Slack call to a Google Calendar event?

When I invite a co-worker to meet with me, I often want to meet via a Slack call. It is easy to add a link to the calendar invite for a Zoom call, a Hangouts call, or even a Jitsi call (we use Google ...
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Is there a way to hide the channel name from Slack notifications?

Say I'm working with client A and client B. I want to keep notifications on, but if I'm presenting my screen to client A, I don't really care that they can see my Slack notifications, but I do care ...
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How do I add a hyperlink in a Slack channel description?

Slack now provides the ability to create formatted hyperlinks in posts but I don't see how to do this in a Channel Description? How do I add a formatted hyperlink in a Slack Channel Description?
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Is there a way to link a Google Calendar event in Slack?

I see how to create calendar events in Slack using the Google Calendar Slack App, but I don't see how to link to an existing event in a Slack message. Is there a way to do this, or perhaps a third ...
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Slack's web version shows workspace switching sidebar, but only on Chromebooks?

When accessing Slack's web version (not the desktop app) on a Chromebook, there seems to be a feature where the workspace switcher sidebar appears on the left: This only appears to happen when ...
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How do I enable Google Drive in Slack for my company's members?

Slack's instructions for integrating Google Drive say: The Google Drive integration is built in for your workspace, but it must be configured for each individual member who wants to import Google ...
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Change link unfurling image used by Notion

Whenever you post a link to Notion into Slack etc, the image that unfurls is always this: Is it possible to change the image used in Notion for link unfurling? Ideally it would either be the image ...
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Why is @channel disabled in Slack threads?

When using Slack I frequently run to the situation when something important comes up in the thread and I need to notify everyone on the channel about that. But this dialog appears – Disabled in ...
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Automate creation of a custom Doodle poll in Slack

I am managing a Slack community in which I pair people up (that is, create a three-person group chat with myself and the two people paired) when they join, and have them set up a 15 minutes call to ...
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How can I see all my Slack activity within a period?

I feel that I could optimize my working style, so I would like a retrospective view on my Slack activity. To see how a typical day of mine actually are with regards to meetings, context shifts and ...
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Disable daily notifications from Google Calendar App in Slack?

How do I prevent the Google Calendar App from sending me a daily notification about my events for the day? There is no setting provided to do this. My choices seem to be either not to have any Google ...
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Can I add same sidebar section groupings for all workspace users?

We have a workspace on the standard plan - can now add sidebar sections (amazing feature). I have set-up my own workspace using sections and dragged all channels into relevant sidebar sections. But ...
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Regain access to a Slack workspace after losing access to both password, 2FA app and recovery codes

I have lost access to a few Slack workspaces that I am a part of. I accidentally deleted the login information for some of the Slack workspaces I am a part of from my password manager (1Password). ...
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How can I fix '/asana failed with the error “user_not_visible”' on Slack?

I asked someone with admin privileges to install the Asana Slack app. They did and it is working for them but when I try to to call /asana I get this error: /asana failed with the error "...
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How to force Slack to apply markdown within a word?

Slack has "recently" introduced its a bit annoying WYSIWYG "message composer" which breaks the message formatting with the inline markdown. Fortunately there is now also option ...
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Google Team Drive Doc in my Slack channel shows an old document title and thumbnail when posting, confusing team members [duplicate]

How can I force an update on the thumbnail and doc title? Slack doesn't seem to do periodic re-checks since the first time it cached the info. I've tried the command "refresh" the file, but does not ...
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How can I view the list of all users I have exchanged at least one direct message in Slack?

How can I view the list of all users I have exchanged at least one direct message in Slack?
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How to show (and edit) last Slash Command in Slack

Using a Slack Slash Command obviously shows the output of the command as a response. Unfortunately, the command entered isn't shown, so you need to guess (or retrieve from your own memory) what the ...
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How can I configure a message I sent on Slack to be editable by anyone in the Slack workspace?

How can I configure a message I sent on Slack to be editable by anyone in the Slack workspace? (like a wiki answer on Stack Exchange)
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How can I view whether a Slack channel is only accessible by the members of a specific workspace or all the organization?

How can I view whether a public Slack channel is accessible (i.e., can be joined by) by the members of only the current workspace, just a few workspaces or all the workspaces of the organization in ...
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How can I automatically resend a Slack message every X days in a public channel if it hasn't gotten any reply?

How can I automatically resend a Slack message every X days in a public channel if it hasn't gotten any reply?
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Slack - add all members when creating channel. Number of users limit?

I'm admin on two Slack workspaces. When creating a channel on the first (3 members), it looks like this (after choosing name and description): When I create a channel in the second workspace (14 ...
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Slack keyboard shortcut to toggle active / away

I am looking for the keyboard shortcut in Slack macOS app to toggle active and away. I could not find it here, for example: Slack keyboard shortcuts: https://slack.com/help/articles/201374536-Slack-...
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How can we enable an audible alert for a new call?

In Slack, when a new call starts in my team's stand-up meeting channel that I'm expected to join, I don't hear anything. The call object appears in the channel as a kind of message, with the Join ...
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Slack: MRU list?

For chrome there is quick tabs: A keyboard centric most recently used (MRU) ordered tab list plugin with search and switch functionality inspired by IntelliJ IDEA (like ctrl-e) Feature in (for ...
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Slack: How to open replies with the keyboard (without mouse)?

How can I open the "7 replies" with the keyboard (without a mouse)? I am using the slack web-app.
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Zebra stripes for better readability?

Please have a look at this screenshot: I would like to improve the UX: I would like to make it more obvious where the first message ends, and the second message starts. I painted a pink line beneath ...
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Useless window, when opening link in Slack (web version)

I use the web version of Slack. If I open a link to slack in a new window, then this screen appears: Opening link in Slack ... You will be redirected in few moments. Don't have the app yet? Download ...
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Why is order of message in pseudo channel “threads” different?

In direct messages or normal channels the new messages are at the bottom (like in WhatsApp). But in the pseudo channel "threads" it is different. There the messages are at the top. Is there ...
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How to search in the current slack channel?

If I am in slack channel "#foo" I want a quick way to search in this channel. I know that I can search and then enter "in:foo" but this is cumbersome. Is there a quick way to search in the current ...
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How can I filter incoming webhook messages in Slack?

I have several Slack integrations built using incoming webhooks but some of them are pretty noisy. With any kind of incoming webhook I set up, it seems like there are two things I always want to do. ...
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Searching for all messages by user with Slack

Using Slack I'm attempting to find all messages by user but following is returned : I've tried search terms : in:@username and all:@username But same search result. How to find all messages in ...