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Does stride support an ad hoc conversation?

Stride looks great!!! Just wondering, will there be support for ad-hoc conversations without the need to create a room?

I've found this to be one of the biggest limitations of HipChat, in that you need to go through the process of creating a room (and then later on, archiving it) for a quick private/side conversation with a couple of people.

Ideally I'd want to just make a new conversation with someone and then just add people to it as I please.

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lauren Atlassian Team Oct 12, 2017

Hi All,

It sounds like you're talking about group direct messaging. In other words, the ability to message multiple people without creating a formal room. The answer is yes, this feature is on the way! Keep an eye on our blog for updates.

Amazing, thank-you @lauren! Can you please contact me about early access to stride? and when available, this group DM feature? We're really struggling with HipChat at the moment 😢

lauren Atlassian Team Oct 12, 2017

I totally understand! You've signed up for the early access program, right?

Yep, I've signed up @lauren, just waiting by the mailbox for my invite! 😬

I've been using Stride for a few weeks and it doesn't seem to have the ability to message multiple people without creating a new room or going to an existing room. This is disappointing.  This puts Stride behind on feature sets right from the starting gate.

@lauren - do you think I could get an update on the ability to message multiple people in Stride, without having to create a new room or use an existing room?

Additionally we have folks asking for threaded messages in Group rooms.  (think Slack).

These are important features that Hipchat is lacking.

Thanks.

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Danny Zuccaro Community Leader Sep 17, 2017

Hi Scott,

You can click the + in global navigation mention then select someone to have a chat with. More details here - https://confluence.atlassian.com/get-started-with-stride/chat-with-a-teammate-937168104.html.

Hope this helps and was what you were looking for.

Danny

Thanks Danny, but I was wondering can you then add another team member into that conversation? It looks like it may just be a one-on-one conversation.

Danny Zuccaro Community Leader Sep 17, 2017

Ah ok - thanks for clarifying. I think at that point you would need to create a room but will try to confirm that and get back to you.

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