Is there a way to @here or @channel in the Slack automation?

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Hi, I want to send a message to a Slack channel and notify the members with an @here or @channel. Currently, the automation message sends a plain text version of @here or @channel. Is there a way to make this function as it does in Slack normally?

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Oh, never mind, I just figured it out! Do it like this:


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Did you try putting the @ mentions within brackets? For example, <@channel>?

Yes, I tried that and it did not work

Darn, it’s probably not possible to do that yet. I would email and ask them about supporting this feature.

Oh, never mind, I just figured it out! Do it like this:


Beautiful! Thank you so much!

You’re welcome! My guess is that Airtable probably supports many (if not all) of the Slack formatting tricks listed on this page:

And also, for even more advanced Slack automations, Integromat supports TONS of Slack functionality: