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Simplify your daily work with apps and tools.
Tips, tricks, & More
Tips and tools for beginners and experts alike.
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Create a snippet
Snippets are a quick, easy way to share bits of code, configuration files, or log files with your workspace.
Note: You can't currently create or share snippets in our mobile apps.
Add a new snippet
Follow the steps below to create a snippet from the desktop app and share it in a channel or direct message (DM):
to the left of the message field to open the lightning bolt icon shortcuts menu. Below Slack, click
Create code or text snippet. Enter a title if you'd like, then choose a file type from the drop-down menu.
When you're finished, click
Create Snippet to post your snippet.
Tip: If you've already started typing, you can press ⌘ Shift Enter (Mac) or Ctrl Shift Enter (Windows/Linux) to open a pop-up window and convert your existing text to a snippet.
Share a snippet
Sharing a snippet in Slack lets your members download it, view a raw version, or leave comments. You can do this when you create the snippet, or any time after.
Hover over a snippet, then click
. Share file Below
Share with, choose a channel or DM from the drop-down menu. Click
Share to post your snippet.
Edit a snippet
Find your snippets
in the left sidebar. If you don't see this option, click Files to find it. More Select
in the top-right corner of the screen. Filter Click
All file types to open the drop-down menu, then select Snippets.
Note: You can only edit snippets that you have created.
Edit your snippet
Hover over the snippet you'd like to edit.
. This will open the snippet in your browser. pencil icon Edit the snippet, then click
Note: Unlike posts, you cannot have multiple editors for one snippet.