I would like to make a bulleted list in a Slack message.
How do I do this?
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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.
To add bullet points to a message using your keyboard:
Mac: Option 8 on a Mac
Windows: Alt 7 on most Windows machines
iMac Keyboard: Shift+Option+8
For anyone coming into this thread in mid-2020, Slack no longer supports any type of markup list within the message body. Shortcuts (cmd+shift+7, cmd+shift+8) will not work either.
They do support ordered and unordered list types within a post. Here's the full reference for what works. => https://www.markdownguide.org/tools/slack/
Unfortunately, it seems the only way to get a list in the message body in 2020 is to use their WYSIWYG editor.
The above answers are correct, but adding the full answer from Slack website here
To format a list, begin your message with a number or a bullet. Type
shift+enter to create a new preformatted line.
ctrl+shift+7on Windows For
If anyone needs indented (nested) bullet lists in Slack, here's a suggestion:
Add a custom emoji that's just a transparent image (ex: https://cdn.hipwallpaper.com/i/7/29/4Udi3l.png) and use it to indent your messages (if you want a bullet per se, you can always use another emoji like