Canvases: Plan your projects

 What you’ll learn in two minutes or less: How to use a canvas for anything that you’re working on, such as project briefs and incident reports.

Every channel and direct message has a canvas, but you can also create one on its own and share it with others whenever you need to.

Go for it!

  1. From your desktop, click the   plus button in the sidebar.
  2. Click   Canvas to create a canvas.
  3. Add the content that’s relevant to your project, such as goals, checklists, links to messages – anything you like. Only you will have access to this canvas until you Share it.

    Here's an example of what this could look like:
    an example of a canvas being used for a project brief to list goals, add checklists and reference related conversations

Tip: Visit our detailed article to learn more about using a canvas in Slack.