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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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Is there any way to generate a report listing all Slack users in a Space?

I need to manage the users I have in my Slack channel. To obtain the list of users, the only way I have found is: generate a legacy token Generate a JSON with the user.list API Convert the JSON to ...
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How can I view most recent Slack activity?

I have a few unread messages among my dozens of Slack channels. I click one my channels to read the new message there. I quickly remember I need to respond to something on a different channel so I ...
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can a user see a list of private/locked channels on SLACK?

If there are private channels on slack, can a user without admin rights see the list of those channels?
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Sonos to Slack - how to show the songs we play in a Slack channel

I work on a distributed team and I want my remote colleagues to know what we're playing in the office. We use Sonos. We bump beats everyday. How can I automatically send played tracks into Slack so ...
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Does Slackbot Custom response have multiline support?

Slack offers this great functionality that a Slackbot can react to some specific words or expressions on public channels or DM to oneself. Yet, you cannot input text that is multiline like we would ...
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How do I remove a preview from a post in slack when editing?

Note: I AM NOT ASKING HOW TO HIDE A PREVIEW for myself. I'm asking how to delete for everyone a preview that has already been posted. Here is the workflow that I'm talking about Make a post in slack ...
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Posting escaped characters in Slack

I'm trying to type the characters "&" in a Slack chat (I'm teaching a basic web design course), but Slack recursively converts the escaped characters into "&": &, & and &...
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Searching in archived channels in Slack

Is there a way in Slack to do a text search in all channels - including archived channels? I have a lot of archived channels, so don't want to search them all individually and don't want to unarchive ...
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How to create a Trello card from Slack with a custom command?

We are using Trello as our bug tracker at my workplace. I want it to be easy to add new issues from Slack. The ideal: User types in Slack: /bug [bug title] or /trello bug [bug title] and a new card ...
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In Slack, is there a way to filter out search results from a specific channel?

I know you can do in:#channel to only get results from a channel, but is there a way to filter out results from a channel? A lot of our channels are spammed with automated messages and it adds noise ...
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Is there a shortcut or command to start a thread in Slack

Is there a shortcut or a command in Slack I can use to start a thread on the last message? It's annoying to always grab the mouse between using the keyboard to navigate to the chat and typing the ...
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Slack theme backticked-text format extremely annoying - can I change it?

I use some Slack space of this company I work for. I'm not sure whether it's a slack default, or the theme that space uses, but when I entered backticked text (i.e. like this), I get: i.e. the text ...
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Using Slack's Google Drive integration, but files open in the wrong Google profile

I use 2 different windows to manage each of my Google profiles. When I click through a link from Slack from a colleague sharing a file, it always opens up the wrong profile and I can't view it. How ...
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How do I disable Slack tab “badging” in Google Chrome?

When I have unread slack messages, the Slack icon on the browser tab is a bright white (with a red dot when I get a mention): When I have no unread messages, it is grey: Is there anyway to disable ...
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Receiving error when attempting to update Slack email to one associated w/ deactivated account

TL;DR Version: On slack, is it not possible, for a workspace member (not a workspace owner or admin) to update their email to one that belonged to a former member who deactivated their account? In ...
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How do I show all channels I am part of from multiple Slack workspaces?

We have 2+ workspaces in Slack Enterprise, and I see the shared organizational channels on the two tabs I have open to Slack. However in each tab I see the workspace-specific channels. I know it's ...
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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 ...