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Create or paste code snippets in Slack
Who can use this feature?
members and guests Available on
Snippets are a quick and easy way to share bits of code, configuration files, or log files in your workspace.
Note: You can't currently create or share snippets from the Slack mobile apps.
Add a new snippet
Follow the steps below to create a snippet and share it in a conversation if you'd like:
From your desktop, click the
to the left of the message field to open the shortcuts menu. lightning bolt icon Select
from the menu. Create a text snippet Enter a title if you'd like, then choose a file type from the drop-down menu.
Type or paste your snippet in the
Content field. To share your snippet, check the box next to
Share this file, select a conversation, and add a message if you’d like. Click
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.
View snippets in your workspace
File browser to view all of the snippets in your workspace.
in the left sidebar. If you don't see this option, click File browser 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.
Edit a snippet
You can edit any snippets that you've created. Only the person who created a snippet can edit it.
Hover over the snippet you'd like to edit.
. This will open the snippet in your browser. pencil icon Edit the snippet, then click
Share a snippet
Sharing a snippet in Slack lets others 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 direct message (DM) from the drop-down menu. Click