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Slack is a free, cross-platform team collaboration tool. Slack's features include real-time messaging, archiving, search, channels for team conversations, private groups, and file sharing. Slack also provides a web version accessible from a web browser. Questions about the Slack web application are off topic and should be asked on webapps.stackexchange.com.

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How to send a periodic reminder on Slack that includes a name picked up from a list?

I am looking for a way on Slack where I can send a message every other week with a name picked up from a list. For example, Message template is: This week on duty is: Param is picked from a circular ...
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What can be done to let Slack not show me as “away”?

While working from home, I was listening to the company's earning conference on the work computer, but the speaker was losing audio every few minutes, so I switch to using my own computer. After the ...
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Slack (or Windows) not saving my link settings when I click the “always open links from ciscotel” checkbox

I am testing out a new Jabber / Slack integration to make Jabber calls directly through Slack. Every time I click the call button I'm prompted with the following popup: No matter how many times I ...
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Slack freezes on incoming message

I have to kill the PID or wait a long time before I can use it again. The following comes up on webapp-console.log as soon as Slack freezes: error: [DESKTOP] 'desktop.notice.shouldPlaySound' is ...
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How to enable the MacOS badge icon for Slack direct messages?

When I receive a direct message on Slack, I currently receive a sound notification. The the badge icon in the MacOS dock doesn't show a number though. How can I make Slack show the number of unread ...
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recommendations for deploying a slack/bolt app to the cloud? [closed]

I've been trying to deploy my slack/bolt app, which works fine on Glitch, to AWS Lambda. Since we already use AWS, it seemed an obvious choice from the list provided on Slack.com. I was able to get a ...
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How do I hide the slack video pop up?

While using slack's video chat if I focus on a different window a window pops up on my screen showing the same video chat. How do I disable the pop up window?
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Is it possible in Slack to move a message to a thread?

Slack has threaded messages to avoid clutter. Unfortunately, not everyone is disciplined enough to start a thread when they answer a message. When that happens, is it possible to either: Move a ...
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How to type a (double) quote in Slack for Windows

In most (if not all) Windows apps if I type a (double) quote it does not immediately appear and waits for the next character. If a vowel, it will turn into a diacritic like ü or é, if a space (or ...
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Outlook Calendar and Slack integration

I'm using Slack and Outlook Calendar. The problem I have is, the messages (calendar reminders) that appear in Slack do not match my calendar any more. It's as if Outlook Slack App must cache the ...
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See what triggered the red dot notifications in Slack

I have this issue in Slack that goes like this: Check in to a given Slack team that I haven't used for a little bit. See a red dot on a very active channel, say with the number 2. This means that 2 ...
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Blacklist certain Slack emojis

There is a :homer: emoji/reaction on Slack, that has an irritating flashing background. Is there a way to prevent specific emojis from displaying in Slack?
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Slack for Windows - Something's not working

I recently installed some updates on my Windows 10 machine. After rebooting and trying to launch Slack, I get this error: I can open the slack web app just fine, but the desktop app consistently ...
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Make slack send mobile notifications even if computer is not idle

I want slack messages from a specific bot-user to always give a mobile notification, even if the computer is active. I've set everything (I think) so that it should always notify on my phone, but it ...
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Chrome wont open links from Slack or Terminal on MacOS Mojave

When I click on links in Slack or run terminal commands like Jupyter Notebook, which previously have prompted Chrome to open a link, no link opens in Chrome. macOS Mojave Chrome 78.0.3904.108
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Is there a way to start the Slack app with a maximised window but still run in the background?

I want to have the Slack desktop application run at startup in the background as it normally does with the Launch app on login settings. However this always results in a small sized window when I open ...
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Nested bulleted list in Slack

Is there a way to do nested bulleted lists with the new Slack markdown / formatting tools? E.g. I tried this * something * nested something * something else but it doesn't render it as ...
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No valid OpenPGP data found when trying to verify signature of .deb package with debsig-verify

Context I want to verify the signature of the last version of the slack .deb package (slack-desktop-4.1.2-amd64.deb), which I downloaded from https://slack.com/intl/en-es/downloads/linux. I am ...
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How can I share a particular Google Drive folder with my Slack channels to be able to search in the documents from it?

There is a Google Drive integration with Slack, but: in order to search you have to upload all your documents from Drive to Slack you have to provide full access to your Google Drive documents and it ...
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Slack Popups have started containing escape sequences

My Windows 'pop-ups' when I receive a slack message have started (maybe in the last few days / weeks?) to have escape characters in them. e.g. ' When I view the message in Slack (web, or ...
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How to make Slack work with new Brazilian daylight savings time information?

Since Brazilian daylight savings time rules changed, in places in Brazil where it was used, Slack Desktop in Windows or Mac is showing the wrong time (advanced 1 hour). When I change slack timezone ...
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How to clear stacked up Windows 10 Slack notifications?

When I get home from work, my home PC always starts showing all the notifications that arrived from Slack while I was at work. Those are messages that I have already seen. I get a notification for ...
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Dropping text onto Slack does not work

I'm seeing an issue with Slack where dragging and dropping text (from anywhere) onto Slack has no effect. The drop event seems to be ignored even when dropping onto a text input. This may be a problem ...
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Remove “Add people” bar in slack

Does anyone know how I can remove this huge bar suggesting me to add people to my workspace? This is so annoying and it takes half of the screen!!! This is a workspace I only have for myself, so I ...
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Slack multi-level bullet point or numbered list

I've seen the two threads on single bullet points here and here but can't seem to find a way to add a 2nd or any additional levels (i.e. automatic indentation). Is this not a feature? I've tried the ...
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Access different Slack accounts via Mac desktop Slack app

I'm using Slack v 4.0 on Mac High Sierra. I was reading this question about an older version fo Slack -- Being in multiple Slack teams simultaneously, but sadly the features have changed a little in ...
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Slack's notifications not working in full screen mode in Window 10

I am running Window 10 (1903) tried going to: Notifications > Send notifications for: > All activity And then: Pressed: Win + R Typed: slack://notReallyWindows10 Hit: Enter But when I run a ...
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slack bot running stops working occassionally

I'm following heroku's post including this specific section. If I make a noop change and I'm running a new deploy, the bot responds. But then after some time, I see bot stops responding: The heroku ...
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Cannot get token when trying to set up emacs slack

I installed emacs slack and am trying to set it up using the official way (as described here: https://github.com/yuya373/emacs-slack). I created the app and got the client id and secret. I also set ...
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How can I make multiple private client teams on one Slack account?

I already have multiple accounts on Slack, so I understand how all that works, but what I really want to do is to have ONE Slack account for my consulting business, then create one channel per client. ...
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How to switch from a Slack team account to another

A collaborator recently invited me to a Slack workspace I was already subscribed to, which I thought was weird but I accepted. I just found that my original account was using my xxx@gmail.com address ...
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How to see individual Slack File upload usage statistics?

I can see the organization statistics but I cannot seem to be able to see my own user individual statistics? https://.slack.com/stats According to the slack help, the user limit for Plus is 20G ...
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Slack Desktop wont open on login

I would like to know why slack windows 10 desktop app does not seem to use the "Launch app on login" settings. I set it to checked but it still does not auto run the application. I even added it ...
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Slack: Youtrack Integration For Guest Users

Currently I'm a guest user in a Slack workspace that has integrations enabled, however I am unable to see the integrations myself (other non-guest users can see it fine). There is no 'App' menu ...
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Archive Idle Channels in Slack

Is there any way (i.e. - via a particular app integration) to auto-archive Slack channels if they have become inactive/idle after a specified period of time? For example, I would like to be able to ...
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Is there a way to embed Markdown formatted text from ZIM Wiki into Slack?

I'd like to paste text from my local ZIM wiki notebook as per https://www.zim-wiki.org/ into Slack channel message, and have it nicely formatted - mostly with bullet points/lists with * character. Is ...
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Workspace for private messages

There are several workspaces in the Slack app of my employer. I've added people for direct messaging in several of them. This results in a lot of switching between workspaces because the vast majority ...
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How to sync google drive folders w/ slack workspaces?

Which app/service will sync a specified folder (e.g., "slack") from my Google Drive w/ my Slack workspaces in a way similar to... slack 1workspace general member-a ...
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How do I remove a recurring reminder on a Slack channel that I've not set up?

Looking to remove a recurring reminder on a Slack channel. The reminder has not been set up by me so the /remind list command doesn't work (as I've not created the reminders).
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Slack: show taskbar badge unread-messages icon only for single workspace

In slack desktop, when you're signed in to several workspaces, how do you make the taskbar unread-messages notification icon (the blue circle) appear only for one given workspace?
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Useful XMPP chat notifications in Pidgin

I'm using XMPP chat rooms at work via Pidgin for team chat. I'm used to Slack, but we haven't fully switched over as of yet. Pidgin doesn't seem to be set up to allow useful persistent chat ...
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Can Slack Share Only One Window Or Part Of Screen?

Any way to share only one window or part of screen during Slack screen share?
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Why does my mac wifi drops while doing a slack call

I am using a Mac with OS Sierra 10.12.6. Every time I am on a slack call, my wifi keeps on dropping. This happens sometime when if I am not on slack call. But it definitely happens with slack call
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Slackware 14.2 - Ensure mail transfer agent is configured for local-only mode

Mail Transfer Agents (MTA), such as sendmail and Postfix, are used to listen for incoming mail and transfer the messages to the appropriate user or mail server. If the system is not intended to be a ...
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Jenkins send slack notification when slave agent goes offline

I have a local Jenkins instance ( version 2.164 ) and I have slack notifications plugin set up for pipelines and job results, but I would also like to receive notifications to my slack channel when ...
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Hearing notification sounds while Windows 10 focus assist is enabled

I love the Windows 10 focus assist feature, it really does filter out most notifications and helps me focus. I am having one issue with it though, some applications still play a notification sound ...
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Slack Sound / Notification Issue With Windows 10, Focus assist is on but its turned off in settings?

I've only recently joined the wide community of people using Slack because I needed to join a workspace for my job. This workspace is amazing and I love slack especially for communication and that's ...
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Slack desktop app consumes almost 1GB only for 3 workspaces

Can you tell me why slack desktop app consumes almost 1GB memory on my Windows 10 Pro PC? I have opened only 3 workspaces. This is horrible right? Any solution to reduce this. This is the version: ...
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Chrome, Slack and Thunderbird crashing on Windows 10

I'm trying to troubleshoot a problem I've been having for some time on my Windows 10 laptop, whereby at some point (no specific interval but often days after startup) tabs in Chrome will start ...
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What does “dirty computer” mean in Slack's About box

I just tried going to "Help | About Slack" and saw this dialog: As you can see it says (Dirty Computer). What does that mean?