I realized today there's a way to mark messages as unread in Slack in the menu on each message. I'd always wanted a way to mark messages as unread to remind me to re-read stuff, so happy to have that.
Any other hidden features in Slack you love?
useful hotkey to search for anything
This is a trick @awwstn showed me recently that changed how I use Slack.
If you want to add a reaction emoji to the most recently posted message in Slack, just type
+:emojiname: in the message box below and Slack will add that emoji as a reaction to the most recent message in the channel. For instance, if someone says something I agree with, I can just type
+:thumbsup: and boom, there's a 👍 reaction on their message. Super convenient.
Handy if you are in a community slack that is hard to keep up with
Especially for personal to-dos and tasks that you need to accomplish outside of your team, what is your favorite app and tricks for getting the most out of it?
Last week, Slack announced some new features, including a WYSIWYG rich text editor.
Along with the addition of this feature, they changed the Markdown functionality to render formatting in-line.