Set your Enter key preference

Depending on the preference that you set, pressing the Enter key on your desktop will either send a message or start a new line in Slack. Use the steps below to change this preference at any time. 

Choose your Enter key preference

  1. Click your profile picture in the sidebar.
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  2. Select Preferences.
  3. Choose Advanced.
  4. Under When writing a message, press Enter to, select your preference.

Tip: If you choose Send the message, you can use ShiftEnter to start a new line. If you choose Start a new line, you can use Enter (Mac) or CtrlEnter (Windows/Linux) to send the message.