Edit A Discussion

To edit a discussion,

  • Click the Room Information icon from the top-right menu to view Discussion Information.

  • Click Edit to edit the Room information.

  • Update the required details.

  • Click Save.

Star Messages in Discussion

You can always star important messages in a discussion to easily find them later. Starred messages are identified by a small star ⭐ by the side.

To star a message,

  • Click the three-dot icon when you hover over the message. Then, select Star.

To un-star a message,

  • Click the three-dot icon when you hover over the message. Then, select Remove Star.

To view all stared messages,

  • Click on the three-dot icon of the Discussion menu bar and select Starred Messages. A list of all stared messages is displayed.

Prune Messages from a Discussion

If you are a workspace admin or are assigned the clean-channel-history permission, the prune messages option allows you to swiftly delete messages from a discussion.

Pruned messages and files are deleted forever and cannot be recovered. You are advised to use this feature with extra caution.

To prune selected messages, fill in these fields:

  • Newer than: Deletes all messages posted after a particular date.

  • Older than: Deletes all messages posted before a particular date.

  • Users: Allows you to specify which user's message to delete. Add a username, and the user's messages are deleted.

  • Inclusive: Deletes all messages that were sent at the specified start and end times you have specified in the Newer than and Older than fields.

  • Exclude pinned messages: Do not delete pinned messages.

  • Only remove the attached files, keep messages: Delete files but not the messages.

Discussion Notifications

You can update the notification preference for a discussion you belong to. By default, a discussion notifies you whenever someone mentions you or uses the @all mention.

To update discussion notification preferences,

  • Click the notification icon at the menu bar of the discussion.

The notification options include the following,

  • Turn ON: When set to true, enables all notification alerts for the discussion.

  • Mute @all and @here mentions: When enabled, the notifications will not be received for @ll and @here mentions.

  • Audio: Select whether the discussion will play a sound whenever someone mentions you or post a message on the discussion. The sound can also be customized.

  • Desktop: Controls notification behavior when using any desktop app or browser. Select the type of messages you want to receive desktop alerts for.

  • Mobile: Controls push notification behavior when using any mobile app. Select the type of messages you want to receive push notifications for.

  • Email: Set whether an email is sent whenever someone mentions you or posts a message. Select the type of messages you want to receive email alerts for.

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Rocket.Chat versions receive support for six months after release.