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Have you ever received an email or a message that had an unclear tone, which led to confusion? Our guess is it was probably missing the right formatting. Bolding and italicizing certain words make the message more comprehensive and add clarity to communication. With the recent Slack update, you can now enjoy a wide variety of formatting options. 

But what if you do not want to have the new formatting tool. Don’t worry. There is a way to hide it. 

In a couple of easy steps, you can simply hide formatting options on Slack so that you never mislead the recipient of your message. 

How to Hide Formatting Options on Slack

Click the Aa text icon in the bottom-right corner of the message box. This will make your formatting tool disappear. If you change your mind and want it back ,you will need to click the Aa text icon again. 

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And that’s about it! Simply click one icon to remove all your formatting options on a Slack message. 

Want to learn more daily tips and lifeskills? Check out the rest of our How to Use the Internet Series. This Youtube series of short video demonstrations are designed to teach users various online skills through visual storytelling, like snoozing notifications, setting your availability, and creating a custom emoji!

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