Slack is a business communications platform that enables you to stay connected with your team.
Within Teamwork, you can add items to your projects using the Slack integration.
These actions can be performed on messages sent within Slack as well as Teamwork notifications received in Slack.
Note: You will first need to set up the Slack integration via your Teamwork profile settings.
When you hover over a message or notification, you will see a menu to the right. Click the options (three dots) button to see further options for the message.
You will see the 3 most recently used actions in the options menu. Click More message shortcuts for further options.
Adding a task
You can create a task from messages in your Slack channels or from Teamwork notifications received in Slack, by selecting Add a task from the options menu.
In the task modal, you will be able to choose a destination project for the task. Once a project is chosen, you will also be able to select a task list.
By default, the task description will be populated with the text from the selected Slack message. You can also use shortcodes to set additional task properties.
Adding a message
You can create a Teamwork message from a Slack message or Teamwork notification, by selecting Add as Message from the options menu.
In the message modal, you will be able to choose a project to add the message to, as well as add a message subject and description.
By default, the message description will be populated with the text from the selected Slack message.
Sharing a link
You can add a link to a project from a Slack message as long as the message contains a URL, by selecting Share Link from the options menu.
In the link modal, you will be able to choose a project to share the link to.
Note: It is not possible to share links from Teamwork notifications in Slack.
You can add comments to the project items you receive notifications in your private Slack channel for.
When you receive a notification about a comment you are notified on or @mentioned in, you can use the options (three dots) button to the right of the notification to add a reply comment.
If you receive task-related notifications (updates or new tasks), you can use the Add Comment action to add a comment directly to the task.
For notifications about messages you are notified of or @mentioned in, you can use the Add comment option to add a reply to the message.
Note: Adding comments can only be done on Teamwork notifications, not original Slack messages.
For more information, see: Interacting with Teamwork Notifications in Slack