Within Teamwork Chat, you can use commands to perform various actions to speed up daily tasks such as setting your status or starting a video call.
These additional action commands can be accessed by first typing
/in the message field in a conversation or channel.
Some of the commands enable you to take actions relating to the channel you are in, while others allow you to control settings for your own profile.
Add one or multiple users to the current conversation or channel.
Note: This command can only be carried out by admins and channel owners
Send a direct message to a user.
This will create a new conversation with the user(s) outside of the current channel, or add the message to your existing conversation with the mentioned user.
|/dm @john Hi John|
|Manage your own do not disturb
/dnd 2 hours
|Set your own profile
/status new status text
/status emoji new status text
/status :sandwich: On lunch
Start a video call in the current channel
Updating your status
When you type the / command, you can select status as the command option. Once /status is typed in the message area, you can follow it with an emoji and/or text.
Click send to apply your new status. A message will be sent in the channel confirming the update. This message will only be visible to you.
When you click your profile avatar, you will see your status has been updated.
Creating a video call
To create a video call, type the / command and select call as the command option. Once /call is typed in the message area, you can follow it with a call title.
Click the send message option to create the call entry.
A message will be sent in the channel with the created call. This message will only be visible to you. In order for other channel members to see the call, you will need to click the Join option. The call session will open in a new browser tab.
An additional message will then be sent in the channel with the call details, giving all channel members the option to join.
For more information, see: Creating a Conversation or Channel