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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
You can create a new snippet from desktop. Here's how:
Next to the Slack message box, click theplus sign button.
Select Code or text snippet.
When you’re finished, click Create Snippet.
Keyboard shortcut:⌘ShiftEnter (Mac) or CtrlShiftEnter (PC) will open a pop-up window for creating a new snippet in Slack.
Tip: Upload a plain text file in Slack and it will automatically convert to a snippet. Your teammates will be able to read it easily without opening a separate application. 👍🏽
Share a snippet
Sharing a snippet in Slack lets your members download it, view a raw version, or leave comments.
For sharing options, just mouse over the snippet on your desktop and click the More actions icon. To share the snippet in a channel or direct message, select Share and choose where to post your snippet.
Create a public link
Snippets can also be made public for easy sharing outside of Slack. Click the More actionsicon and select Create public link. Your public link will appear at the top of the snippets page — just copy the link to share it.
In the future, if you need to make the snippet private again, just follow the same steps and select Revoke public link.
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