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Use the /tara command, view and edit tasks, and more- all from Slack.

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Written by Tam Pham
Updated over a week ago

Using /tara Command

Creating a Task

To create a task from within Slack you can use the command:

/tara add

OR

/tara add <task title>

This will generate a modal that allows users to enter basic task details including description, assignee, effort, and sprint. Note that the new tasks will be added to your workspace's backlog.

Setting task details

  • To set task title:

/tara set <task ID> title <value>
  • To set task description:

/tara set <task ID> description <value>
  • To set effort level:

/tara set <task ID> title <effort>
  • To set task assignee:

/tara set <task ID> title <assignee>

Sharing feedback

To send us your feedback you can use the following command:

/tara feedback

Getting support

To get help, simply type the following:

/tara help

Convert Slack Message to Task

You can also create a new task from Slack by converting a Slack message into a task.

  1. Hover over the message you want to convert

  2. Click on More Actions on the right

  3. Select Create task from message

A modal will pop up, and the content of your message will be saved as the task description.

Viewing a Requirement or Task

To see snippets of a requirement or a task, simply paste the URL in an app DM or channel to unfurl the link. You will be able to see important task information such as title, description, status, effort, and assignee.

Editing a Task

As Tara unfurls links to your tasks, all tasks will become actionable from within Slack.

To edit, paste the task URL into Slack and click on the Edit button at the bottom of the preview to update the assignee, effort level, task status, and more.

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