You can format your text on Discord. Select the part of the text you want to format and a small toolbox will open.
Formatting options include:
- hide spoiler (pictured below)
Pinned Messages allow server members to pin important messages to the top of a given channel. These could be important announcements or ongoing threads the group would like to keep track of.
To pin a message, click
...on a message and click
Pin Message. By default, only admins are able to pin messages in a server. But admins could also give pin permissions for certain users.
To access the pinned messages, click on the
pin iconin the top-right corner. Messages are only pinned on a channel-level, so you will need to check pins in the respective channels.
Tip: You can click the
jumplink next to the pinned message in the pin window to jump all the way back to when that message was originally written!
Conversation loses its flow when you communicate in a channel so it's often better to have that conversation in a thread. Threads are generally used to have a discussion on a particular channel.
How to start a thread
Hover over the message you want to turn into a thread. Click on the highlighted
A popup will open on the right side. Give the thread a name and click on the
Tip: Set the thread
Archive After Inactivityto the maximum length so that it doesn't get unexpectedly archived.
How to join a thread
Click on the thread that you want to join.
Click on the
Joinbutton and you will join the thread. Then click on the three dots and a popup will open.
There are various options to manage the thread:
- Leave thread
- Open thread in full view
- Adjust Notifications
How to check all the threads in a channel
Click on the channel that you want to check all the threads for, after that click on the
A popup like this will open. You can check the active threads by clicking on the
Activeoption and the archived thread by clicking on the