If you’re using our Slack integration, you’re more than likely sending messages to users and channels. However, maybe you’ve wondered how to add a little bit of extra formatting to your texts? Well, in this article we’ll take you through how to add some flair to your messages . We’ll cover adding:
- bold, italics, and strikethrough
- inline and code blocks
- quote blocks
- line breaks
Bold, italics, and strikethrough
To add bold formatting to your text, surround it with asterisks (
I want *this* to be bold.
To add italic formatting to your text, surround it with an underscore (
I want _this_ to be italic.
To add strikethrough formatting to your text, surround it with a tilde (
I want ~this~ to have a strikethrough.
Inline and code blocks
inline code to your text, surround it with a backtick (
I want this
to be inline code.
To add a code block, surround the text with three backticks (
\``` Don't use the "\" mark before the three backticks and this whole text will be in a code block. \```
To add a quote block to your text, add a single right arrow (
> ) before the text.
> This will be a quote block!
There’re a two ways you can add emojis to your messages in dashdash:
Space(Windows) and insert an emoji.
- Use emoji codes.
The second option allows you to use your Slack workspace custom emojis.
If you want your text to have a line break, then just use
Enter (MacOS) or
There you go! Now you can add some flair to your Slack messages to give them some oomph! And just remember - you can use normal spreadsheet logic, such as
IF statements or cell references, with your Slack messages.
Also, make sure to check our ready-to-go Slack templates!
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Now, go out there and build !