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Use quick actions in Twist

Are you looking to speed up your workflow in Twist? Then try using quick actions!

You can open the quick actions menu by clicking the Quick actions iconlightning icon in the Twist composer.

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Learn more about using the Twist composer here.

Here are all the ways quick actions can improve your workflow:

Mention someone

At the top of the quick actions menu, you’ll see the option mention someone. You can use this option whenever you want to address a teammate directly:

  1. While writing your post or message, click or tap the Quick actions iconquick actions icon.
  2. Select mention someone. A list of names will appear.
  3. Start typing out the name of the person you want to mention. As you are typing out the name, you’ll see a list of names that match. 
  4. Click or tap the name of the person you want to mention.

You can learn more about mentioning teammates here.

While composing your post or message, you can mention a teammate by typing @ followed by the person's name.

Reference threads and channels

If you need to reference a thread or channel in your post or message, you can easily do so by using the quick actions menu:

  1. While writing your post or message, click or tap the Quick actions iconquick actions icon.
  2. Select Channel reference or Thread reference.
  3. Depending upon what you choose to reference, you’ll now either see a # (for channels) or + (for threads) in your message field.
  4. A dropdown menu will appear. Start typing the title of the channel or thread you want to reference to narrow down the results.
  5. Choose the channel or thread you want to link to from the dropdown menu.

You can learn more about referencing threads and channels here.

While composing a post or message, you can reference a thread or channel by typing / (for threads) or # (for channels) follow by the thread or channel title.

Format text as code or as a quote

You can format a piece of text and turn it into a quote or code by clicking Quote or Code.

Access integrations

Twist has a wide variety of integrations you can use to optimize your workflow! Several of them can be accessed through the quick actions menu (after you’ve installed the integration, of course).

Below is a list of integrations that can be accessed through the quick actions menu. Click on the links to learn more about each integration:

You can view all available integrations here.

Send a GIF

Are you looking to add a bit of fun to a post or message? Then add a GIF!

  1. While writing your post or message, select the Quick actions iconquick actions icon.
  2. Select Giphy.
  3. You can now either open a category of GIFs (such as Applause or Dance) or you can use the search bar to search for a GIF.
  4. Once you’ve found a GIF you like, click on it to add it to your post or message.
You can learn more about sending GIFs here.