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Questions tagged [slack]

Slack is a free, cross-platform team collaboration tool. Slack also provides a web version accessible from a browser. Slack's features include real-time messaging, archiving, search, channels for team conversations, private groups, and file sharing.

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How to never launch the slack desktop app while loading a slack link?

When I go to a slack link in chrome, the page attempts to launch my slack desktop app. For example loading a link like this in chrome: https://box.slack.com/archives/CXXJDXXXX/pXXXX61509300XXXX ...
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Disable Google Calendar notifications for a specific event (Slack and Android)

I'm surprised this is so difficult. The company I'm working at uses Google Calendar to schedule meetings. We were recently told to add recurring events to block off times when we're not available for ...
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How to duplicate a post?

A post on Slack is a great way to quickly create and share structured and formatted information. I use it mostly to document custom features of our Slack workspace for our users. I am now looking ...
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Can I get slack notifications when someone pushes to a specific public repository that I'm not a member of?

I'd like to get push notifications in slack whenever someone pushes to a specific repository which I don't own. The repository in question is public, though. What are my options?
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How To Delete a Private Channel

I created a slack work space for my team. I just recently managed the channel permissions. I found out that my team members created a private channel that I can't see. How can I delete it without them ...
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Stop auto joining channels in Slack

How do I disable auto join in Slack? I keep getting invited into a channel that I don't want to be a part of and it's getting really annoying.
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Can I add a file shared on Slack to Google Drive without downloading manually?

There is a Drive app for Slack that seems able to let me share Drive docs on Slack but not, as far as I can tell, the converse. Our customer likes to share files on Slack, which we then download and ...
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Is there a way to view your status history on Slack?

I'd like to take a screenshot of some of my old status updates on Slack, but I can't find any kind of status history. Does such a thing exist?
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Is it possible to conditionally trigger a Github -> Slack push event webhook?

I'd like to setup a Github -> Slack webhook, so that when a commit with a certain message is pushed to a given branch on the Github repository, a message is posted to a Slack channel. I've checked ...
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Slack - How to add a person to a group chat including the chat's history?

I'm chatting with a few coworkers on slack and would like to add another coworker to the chat. The problem is that when I add a new coworker to the group chat, a new group chat is created without the ...
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Where can I see when was the last time a given Slack user logged in?

Where can I see when was the last time a given Slack user logged in?
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How can I view the list of channels I have sent at least one message to on Slack?

How can I view the list of channels I have sent at least one message to on Slack?
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What's the shortcut key for code block?

How to format a selected piece of text as a code block in slack?
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How to remove users on all channels in Slack

I want to remove all the access of a Slack user on all of the channels he/she has access, like private channels. Because even if you are admin I can't find any way to remove him if we are not in the ...
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I mistakenly closed a direct message window on Slack, and I don't know with whom it was. How can I re-open it?

I mistakenly closed a direct message window on Slack, and I don't know with whom the direct message window was. How can I re-open it? I clicked here:
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I mistakenly closed a direct message window on Slack. How can I re-open it?

I mistakenly closed a direct message window on Slack. How can I re-open it? I clicked here:
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How can I view all the messages I posted in a Slack channel?

How can I view all the messages I posted in a Slack channel?
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I can't delete a channel I created on Slack [duplicate]

I followed the instructions for deleting a channel by clicking on the gear icon and going to Additional Options ... but I only get 2 options: Rename this channel Set the channel purpose I want to ...
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How can I get notified when a certain Slack users posts in any public channel?

I want to know when my CEO posts in a public Slack channel. How can I be notified when a specific user posts in any public slack channel I have access to?
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How does Slack calculate “messages posted”?

If you navigate to MY_WORKSPACE.slack.com/stats#members you can see "Messages Posted" for each member like this: If you export the data as a CSV, the column is called chats_sent. How is this number ...
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Deactivate Slack account without access to associated email address

If someone has an old Slack account with an email address they no longer have access to, how can they deactivate that account?
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Remove member from #general channel on Slack

I tried but there seems to be no way I can remove a member from general channel on Slack, nor can the member himself quit. Any way around there? It's okay if I can delete the channel altogether.
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Is there a way to get a list of messages from a LIST of users in Slack?

I am super tired of typing each user separately in the search box and do this every day. Better to have a daily digest of these users send to my email box.
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Do messages sent to and by Slackbot in a DM count towards a free team's message limit?

If users use slackbot heavily, but only in DMs, will this use up the 10,000 message limit for a free team?
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Mails to Slack Channel by Subject

We're using the official Email app for Slack to forward mails to a Slack channel which works pretty fine. But as we received multiple type of mails to one mail adress, we like to post those mails to ...
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How do I list all channels a user in a Slack workspace is currently in?

Is there a way (via client or API) to list all the channels a given user is currently in? I do not see a way to view this information on their profile page in the desktop Slack client. Alternatively,...
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Bitmoji for Slack says I don't have an avatar, but I do

I set up Bitmoji in Slack, and I'm able to send Bitmoji with just my avatar with /bitmoji command commands. I can also send Bitmojis with someone else via /bitmoji @someone command. But if someone ...
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How do I notify a Slack group about a Google Calendar event the day before it happens?

I want to send a notify to a Slack group for events a day before. There is a IFTTT recipe for Google calendar to Slack, but this recipe notifies maximum 45 minutes before the event. https://ifttt....
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Search for users by timezone or country on Slack?

For example if I wanted to see all users who were in Australia, could I search for them by either a timezone or country?
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How do you add a link to slack bot button?

I've created a slack bot, and it sends messages to a channel. I've added a button, and what I'd like to accomplish is having the button redirect the user to an external website. Is this possible? ...
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How to check who owns the Slack's workspace?

I'd like to check who owns (or at least some kind of public profile page) some workspace based on its subdomain (e.g. xyz.slack.com). Is it possible?
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Follow Slack user

Is there any way to "follow" a user on Slack? That is, be notified whenever this user posts something publicly? I did not find anything here, in the Slack docs, and https://productivityist.com/7-...
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How to connect GitHub to multiple channels on Slack?

I want to connect each repository on GitHub to publish notifications on its respective channel on Slack. For example: github:repoA >> slack:channelA github:repoB >> slack:channelB Is it ...
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Is there any way to “set yourself to away” in Slack automatically?

I already checked this link and try IFTTT and Zapier, but they only let me post messages to the channels. What I want to do is perform the same action that the comand /away does at a given hour, and ...
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Cannot find “delete channel” option in Slack

I clicked on additional options as mentioned at Deleting a channel on slack.com but all I can see is "archive" button, no "delete" (I just created the channel, there is no message yet).
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Slack states that we haven't any space left but still uploads files

We are on the free plan of Slack. This means, that we've 5 GB of space for files. Workspaces on Slack’s Free plan have a total of 5GB of file storage to share. If you’ve reached the limit, files ...
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How to remove Slack User Permanently

I can't find a solution on how to do that, but there is a deactivate account but I want to remove the account permanently. How can I do that?
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Removing multiple members from Slack at once

I use Slack to communicate with my university students. Every semester, the students in my subject change (assuming they all pass). I used Slack last semester but now I have many students which should ...
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Can Slack convert/substitute strings into another output?

I feel like I've researched this to death, but I'm sure it must be possible (certainly considering the scope of Slack's customisation). The general concept would be to allow a user to type in a ...
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Can you alias a user to a temporary @-mention?

I want to create an alias for our rotating on-call team member. I would like the @oncall mention to refer to whomever's on-call every week. Is there an easy way to do that?
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How do I invite a team member to all channels in Slack?

I read the post here to invite all team members to a channel. On the reverse side, I now need to invite a single team member to all my Slack channels. Does anyone knows how I can do this?
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Copy several Slack chat messages without timestamps or users

If I try copying and pasting several Slack chat messages, I usually end up with lots of extra lines that are empty, or have a timestamp, or have a username and a timestamp. Is there any way to just ...
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How to customize the appearance (or not) of Slack blue dot on the system tray

I recently started using Slack and I'm trying to customize it to have some sort of "visual clue" when something is written in a particular channel/channels. For Slack, this will be something like the ...
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Add emojis to Slack in bulk

I feel expressively restricted by the emojis that come with slack by default. I want to :party_parrot: and :table_flip: - I want to live! But I do not want to add custom emojis one by one. How do I ...
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Permanently expand Slack messages

I am receiving messages on Slack from Jenkins via the Slack Plugin. I noticed that the message body is collapsed when it gets to a certain length as shown in the screenshot. I would like to expand ...
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Can an owner/admin on a free Slack view private channels?

On a free Slack, can an owner/admin view private channels?
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How can I stop Slack bot from asking to link Google Drive?

Slack bot keeps asking to link my Google Drive account. I couldn’t find that file in Google Drive. Do I have the correct Google Drive account information for you here? But I do not want to ever link ...
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Pasting a URL goes to the beginning of the sentence in Slack

This is one damn annoying 'feature' (bug). Whenever I paste a URL into Slack, it places the URL at the beginning of the sentence. Example: https://www.google.com/hey bro, you should check out this ...
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Move #general to another channel

I've set up a slack organization for a small team. In the beginning we had only a single project we were working on, so we just used the #general channel for the primary communication. Now the team ...
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Turn off smooth scrolling in Slack

In Slack, when I'm browsing a channel, if I press PageUp/PageDown, the channel content scrolls smoothly, i.e. the content moves one screen line at a time and it takes about one second to perform the ...