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I've somehow enabled overtype mode in Slack and I can't get back to insert mode

No, dear readers, as the Internet might have you believe, none of these things work on a 2017 Macbook Pro, the kind with the touchbar: Fn+Enter Fn+M Fn+. Fn+Option+Enter Somehow, someway, when I was ...
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Text substitution does not work with Slack on Yosemite

I have a text substitution setup within the System Preferences. This works most places within OS X as far as I can tell, but it does not work in Slack. (Their native app for OS X version 1.1.4 - 2814) ...
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Installed application does not show in Applications folder

I have installed Slack App on my Mac OS and it works all fine. However, I do not see that application in Applications folder. I am very new to Mac and may be I am missing something but to my ...
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Display Slack notifications on both screens

I'm using my Macbook while it's connected to a larger display. I'm mostly working off the larger display. Is there a way for notifications to be displayed on both screens simultaneously? I'm ...
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How to wait until internet connection, before launching "login item"

My Slack and a few other apps will automatically launch at login on my Macbook, since they are listed under "login items". However, some, like Slack, will launch before the internet is connected, and ...
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Slack prevents Mac from sleeping

Slack is preventing my Mac from sleeping. I can see this information in the Activity Monitor. How can I disable it? I want my mac to sleep even when Slack is open.
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Flash screen for Slack alerts

I have enable the option to "Flash screen when an alert sound occurs" under Accessibility setting in System Preferences. It works successfully with many apps such as Microsoft Outlook but not with ...
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iPhone's Do not disturb, exception for Slack notifications and except for some calls

I want to silence my iPhone during certain hours of the day manually … but with two exceptions: Some of my contacts are important and I want to receive calls from them (I know how to do it). I have a ...
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How to post Apple Watch activity of a group to slack?

Lots of people in my office are using Apple Watch. I think it would be nice if when someone finished a workout or completing activity ring, the info is posted on slack. Is there anything I could use ...
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Keyboard shortcut for bullet points in Slack when the special code block handling option is enabled

I send code snippets many times a day over Slack so the following Enter options under Preferences | Advanced | Input Options have been quite helpful: A downside I have noticed is that Shift-Command-...
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Customize Slack Notifications banner/alerts? [duplicate]

Is it possible to customize Slack new message notification banners so Reply button is displayed automatically (without having to click 'Options' > 'Reply'). I have searched already within System ...
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Accessing the transcript generated by the Slack App for an audio file

I'm normally using Slack from Linux which seems to lack this transcription feature of the iPhone app. From an iPhone I see that uploaded audio files come with a generated transcript. How is the ...
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No notifications coming on Slack for iOS even for tagged messages

Slack messaging is working well on my iphone6s running iOS 15.0.2 : messages are received in real-time. However no notifications are happening - even when my Slack ID is specifically tagged via @...
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Not seeing slack notifications when app is in the background and the chat with sender is open

In short: When a direct chat with someone is open, in the background, I don't see new messages notifications from that someone. Longer version using a scenario: I usually work in maximize mode, ...
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Slack not respecting Do Not Disturb on iPad

I am signed in to multiple workspaces on slack on my iPad, and usually I want a sound + banner notification for messages. But if I am on a call, or sharing the screen, I want them disabled. This ...
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Missed keyboard inputs in Slack and Bear but not in other apps

My late-2013 13" MacBook Pro recently started missing some keyboard inputs in some applications, particularly Slack and Bear, and especially (but not only) when I'm in a Google Hangout video call. ...