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Questions tagged [slack]

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 ...

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Slack startup pauses on disconnected network drives on mac

On macOS 10.12.6, I have a network drive added as a Login Item so that it's available when I'm on the same network as the drive. It's also in my Favorites in Finder. If I'm not on the same network as ...
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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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How to combine Slack reminders with a templated post?

I'd like to combine two slack features: Reminders: https://get.slack.help/hc/en-us/articles/208423427-Set-a-reminder Posts: https://get.slack.help/hc/en-us/articles/203950418-Composing-a-Post This ...
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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?
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Why does Slacks VC sometimes mute people?

I have it sometimes that I'm in a call with 3 participants (A, B, C, me) and: I can hear A and B, but not C A, B, C can hear themselves (including C) A, B, C can hear me Why does that happen?
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How to see every Slackbot's recurring reminder?

I want to see every active Slackbot's recurring reminder that has been set up on a channel by any user. My goal is to actually import those to my calendar so I won't be surprised with a reminder of ...
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Login into slack and list my workspaces

I must be doing something real dumb because this doesn't make sense to me. I just want to login to slack and get a list of all my workspaces I joined. But slack only lets you log directly into a ...
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Slack: how to display a intRAnet hyper link as its title?

It seems Slack does not support <https://site|title> or [title](https://site) I know Slack can automatically show the link's title if you just input a link itself: https://www.google.com ...
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Assign Slack Message as ToDoist Task In Defined Project

I have successfully enabled todoist integration using slack. Im wondering if there is a way to assign who the task belongs to and or what project the task is a part of.
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Is someone who is @mentioned in a direct message conversation they are not in still notified?

My Slack application (version 3.2.0 from the App Store) is running on my MacBook (running High Sierra 10.13.5). I send direct messages to Persons A and B (I have invited both of them to the same ...
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How to disable the Slack minipanel?

I am using the Slack app on my ArchLinux laptop running KDE Plasma 5.12.4. Whenever I'm in a call and switch application, desktop or activity the Slack minipanel appears. Since it appears as a new ...
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Is there any way to get Windows to keep a taskbar icon always visible, even when updates to the program would unset that?

So I use Slack for work and for some hobby stuff, and it has a neat feature where the taskbar icon (the one on the lower-right by the clock) gets a blue dot when there has been new comments made in ...
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Ubuntu install both 'feh' and 'slack' ( libcurl3/4)

OS is Ubuntu 18.04. I've installed slack via the .deb download. I also want to install feh, the image viewer $ sudo apt install feh Results in: The following additional packages will be installed:...
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Mac's Slack window is on every space on High Sierra

I am using Slack on a Macbook Pro with an external monitor. For some reason, the slack window is on every space on a certain screen. i.e. if I have a slack window open in the center of the screen, ...
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How much data a 20 minutes Slack audio call may need?

I have internet connection issues from time to time and was unable to join the previous 2 conference calls with the dev team. So, I was thinking to buy some data as backup plan monthly basis. Anyone ...
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Virtualbox Host-only Adapter blocks Chrome's and Slack's internet access

I have Google Chrome version 64 (most current at the time of this writing) running on win 10 with all updates. I also have VirtualBox 5.2.6 r120293 (most current at the time of this writing), with a ...
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Slack Dark Theme

Is there a way to use a dark theme in the Slack Desktop app? Specifically where the background is dark (black, dark grey) and the text is light. There are some built-in themes in Slack, but they are ...
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How to make Slack remember its position on screen?

When I start the Windows Slack app, I position it in the left half of the monitor. As long as I switch between apps, minimize Slack, bring it up front again, it remembers its position. But when I ...
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How do I make a bullet point in a Slack message?

I would like to make a bulleted list in a Slack message. How do I do this?
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Word link in Slack [closed]

How can I create a word link in Slack? By word link I mean a link which is attached to the word. For instance, in SO it is achieved by typing the word in brackets and after that the link in ...
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Disable Slack logs?

Similar to this (off-topic) question on SO, I'm wondering how to disable Slack's logging. Currently, C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Roaming\Slack\logs is taking 271 GB of disk space. Nearly all the ...
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Shortcut Target switches for Slack Desktop

I want to be able to do this: C:\Users\MyUsername\AppData\Local\slack\slack.exe -fullscreen or, something similar to open Slack Desktop in fullscreen mode. The same mode that you get when you press ...
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Firefox autocomplete for url is defaulting to an unpreferred url

Sorry if this a dumb question or if the title is unclear but, I work for a website, Https://www.website.com And we recently made a slack account at Https://www.website.slack.com When I type in we ...
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How do I post a snippet to a slack thread?

I want to post a snippet to a thread in slack, not the main channel. I can't figure out how to do this in the Windows x64 client. Any thoughts? Is it possible in another client?
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Message a user in Slack without touching a mouse

What is a quick and reliable set of key strokes to send a message to a user or channel in Slack? In "Good Olde Days" when Skype was a major tool for online chatting, I used to do the following to ...
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Delayed messages in Slack

Hello is there a command or app for slack that lets me schedule a message to be sent to a channel at a given time? I don't want to /remind someone, but to send a direct message or chat message. e.g. ...
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No Slack desktop notification sounds (windows 7)

Windows 7, Slack 2.6.2 64 bit. Recently my notification sounds stopped working in my Slack desktop app. I still get the popup windows, but no sound. Previewing the notification sound by clicking ...
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Slack app on linux: How to disable the “blue circle” icon on channel activity?

When at work I want to disable the blue icon notification that happens when there's any activity in a channel that I'm in. Specifically, I don't want this notification from certain slack teams: Is ...
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slack and bitbucket integration to create issue in slack

Is Slack able to create issue to Bitbucket? or Slack just a notification tools only? If it is possible to create issue, and idea how to do it. I only able to get notification from the slack. From the ...
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Edit most recent message in Slack via key shortcut

This concerns the Slack app (on Mac). One common problem is that I need to edit the last message I wrote myself because it contained some kind of type. Is it possible to do this with a key shortcut or ...
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Why is my Slack DM list incomplete?

I am trying to keep the full list of people in the "Direct Messages" sidebar, in order to permanently be able to see who's online and start a conversation with these people when I need to. I could ...
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Set multiple languages for spell check in Slack

Is it possible to set multiple languages for spell check in Slack? Currently, the spell check is set to English, but I would also like to add Polish. My OS is Linux Mint, and in Language Settings the ...
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What is the best or easiest way to run script on http request

There is this server to which I have remote desktop access. It's Windows machine and I use it to deploy code to staging server (which also runs on this machine) so we can test our pull-request before ...
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SSD Trim and file slack space

Does Trim work in the background to tell the SSD to delete slack space of files that get smaller or larger or get overwritten by smaller files? Can remnants of say an audio or video file or picture ...
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Broken Multiple Teams Sidebar in Slack Desktop App

For some reason, in my desktop version of Slack, I can't bring up the sidebar that lets me switch between my logged in teams. Once I've signed in to more than one Slack team, the Mac app does not ...
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Menu Bar is suddenly unhideable in Slack

This is somewhat the opposite to this question, though it seems like it's the result of either a technical issue or a recent update. I restarted my machine today, and now when Slack comes up (via ...
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Window's Slack is frozen

The Windows app opens and loads Slack but then Slack freezes. Even the quit button doesn't work. I have to force-ably shut it down via the task manager. The Windows app's menu bar does work but some ...
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How to get Slack notify me when someone becomes online / available?

I am using the first-party Slack desktop client for Windows. Other systems, like Lync (Skype for Business), Skype, all the way back to MSN Messenger, allowed me to receive notifications when contacts ...
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How To Show The Menu Bar In Slack For Windows

I accidentally closed the menu bar in the Slack application for Windows and can't figure out how to show it. How do I show the menu bar again?
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User specific Jira notification in Slack

I'd like to integrate our Jira with slack, but it seems the standard plugin just dumps everything into a channel, which with a team of 200+ isn't really an option. What I'd love is to be able to ...
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How to force Slack to reconnect?

I use the standalone Slack client for macOS. When I switch or join a wi-fi network, I often get this message: It doesn't go away, even after my connection is working. I haven't found a way to tell ...
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Powershell: Can't post to Slack with otherwise working script

I am totally new to Powershell, but I needed an all-Windows solution for a Slack bot that monitors local folders. I am able to use the CLI to post to Slack successfully with the following two ...
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Send Slack notification when Windows program crashes?

Is there any Slack integration that allows for program monitoring and to send a notification when a specific program has crashed?
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How to share local network links with team messenger?

I'm working in advertising agency, and we often need to share local links within Windows 8 and 10 network. Files are big, so you can't attach them to messages. For communication we use slack and ...
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In the Windows desktop client of Slack is it possible to change the font of the messages?

I would like to change the font of the Slack Windows desktop client. Is it possible? I have searched the registry, also checked the files which are located in the folder C:\Users\\AppData\Local\...
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Can I get HTML emails into Slack?

I want to create a slack channel for all the emails I get with receipts, confirmations and other FYI messages. I'm doing that so those emails are searchable by my whole team. I'm using Zapier to get ...
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Slack - NotificationListView tab

When I use Slack, over time it creates more and more tabs (in my alt-tab view) that are called NotificationListView, but that I cannot either select or close them. It starts to clutter my alt-tab ...
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Slackbot responds with username [closed]

Is it possible to have Slackbot (or a custom bot) incorporate, in its response, the name of the user that asked it something? For example something like: "This is a message for /invoking_user: ...