How do I reference an earlier message in Slack?

How do I mention a message in Slack?

Mention someone in a message

  1. As you’re writing a message, enter the symbol.
  2. Enter a member’s name, or select one from the list of members. You can repeat this step for every person that you’d like to mention in your message.
  3. Send your message.

How do I reply to a specific message in Slack thread?

Start or reply to a thread

  1. Hover over the message that you’d like to reply to.
  2. Click the Reply in thread icon.
  3. Type your reply.
  4. Send your message.

How do I quote and reply in Slack?

Tap and hold the message that you’d like to share. Tap Copy link to message. Paste the link in a channel or direct message and tap the paper plane icon to send. The copied link will expand to display the message that you’re quoting.

Can you tag Slack messages?

There are no tags because EVERYTHING is like a tag. Slack is designed to be easily searchable and for searches to be your primary query. So rather than sticking stuff in bins (by tagging), just include keywords in content to easily find it again.

How do you name a direct message on Slack?

Click the member names in the conversation header. Select the Settings tab. Click Change to a private channel. Enter a name for the new channel.

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What happens when you mention someone on Slack?

Mention teammates

The member(s) will be notified. The member(s) won’t be notified, but you’ll have the option to invite them to the channel or do nothing. The member(s) won’t be notified or allowed to join the conversation.

How do I bump a thread in Slack?

To start one, hover over a Slack message until the context menu appears. (It’s the same menu that you use to add reaction emoji or share a message.) Tap the new chat bubble and a thread will appear in a new pane to the right of the main chat. By default, the person you’re responding to is added to the thread.

How do I go back in Slack?

**This shortcut only works on the Slack desktop app.

Navigate conversations and messages.

Action Windows/Linux
Jump to the most recent unread message in a conversation Ctrl J
Jump to previous unread channel or DM Alt Shift ↑
Jump to next unread channel or DM Alt Shift ↓
Go back in history Alt ←

How do I add bullet points in Slack?

To create a list, use Shift + Enter to create new lines in your message, then add a number or a bullet (•) before each item. Tip: To add a bullet point (•) from the comfort of your keyboard, try Option + 8 on a Mac, or Alt + 7 on most Windows machines.