Use formatting to add clarity and detail to your message when you need it.
Surround your text with asterisks: *your text*
Surround your text with underscores: _your text_
Surround your text with tildes: ~your text~
Add angled brackets (>) before your text:
> Quote one sentence
>>> Quote multiple sentences
Surround your text with back quote symbols (`):
`Format one word or one line`
```Format blocks of text```
Format a list
Begin your message with a number or a bullet (•).
To add a bullet point (•) from the comfort of your keyboard, try Option + 8 on a Mac, or Alt + 7 on a PC running Windows.
Share a link in Slack
Copy and paste the URL into the message field. Also works with email addresses.
It’s not possible to hyperlink words in a Slack message.