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How to fix a typo with special characters in the HipChat App?

According to the documentation it's possible to fix your typos like this:

s/misspelled word/corrected word

This is my text in which I wanted to fix a typo and replace the slash "/" by a dash "-":


So I tried to use the following pattern to fix it:


I even tried to escape the special character "/" with a backward slash "\":


Nothing worked for me. 
What am I doing wrong here?



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AhmadDanial Atlassian Team May 20, 2018

Hi, Sandro.

This issue has been raised in the following Suggestion:

We encourage you to visit the suggestion page linked above and click the Vote and Watch links near the top right to show support for the feature. By doing this, it will ensure you are proactively informed of progress and updates going forward.

Feedbacks are also appreciated. You can do this by leaving a comment on the ticket as this helps us prioritize & understand the use case of the feature request.


Meanwhile, can I please check if you are using HipChat Cloud / Server / Data Center? If you are on Cloud, may we know if you have been migrated to Stride yet? It has its own message editing feature which allow you to edit the message you sent without the s/ command.

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