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how do you remove/edit a message in a room in hipchat? (#Slack does it.)

Heeho Park Apr 20, 2016

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John Collins Atlassian Team Apr 20, 2016


You can find instructions for removing a message here: Delete messages and files

There's a little blurb about editing messages near the bottom of this page: Keyboard shortcuts and slash commands

I hope this helps.

Craig Pokorny May 04, 2017


The /s helps replace spellings, but that doesn't work well when needing to edit more than just a spelling mistake.  Is there any plans to add a true edit message feature?

John Collins Atlassian Team May 04, 2017

Hi Craig. You're definitely not alone in wishing for something more robust.

Here's a feature request that you might want to vote for and watch: HCPUB-1799 May 12, 2017

Hi,is it possible to rename files already loaded in a HipChat room?

Thank you. 

Dzintars Klavins Jul 13, 2017 • edited

Yeah.. i think this must be MOST WANTED feature that is not so hard to implement. I personally prefer RocketChat while HipChat will not fix this issue.

Matt BenDaniel May 21, 2018

Switch to Slack

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