Using lipsurf in slack

I would like to use lipsurf in slack. Can you suggest what commands I should use in order to better utilize slack? Here are the common keyboard shortcuts I don’t understand how to use these with lip surf

these are the most important ones to me:
command K (this is the quick switcher on a mac) then be able to dictate the name or channel i want to open
command shift T (for threads)
Option shift up arrow or down arrow (go to the previous or next unread channel)
Esc (mark as read)
shift escape (mark all as read)


I think that’s a great idea for a plugin to support next! Thanks for letting me know which commands are most crucial to you. I’ll get started on this next!


Thanks for your patience on this @Jessica_DeVita. We have not forgotten about this feature request, we have just been very busy and the Chrome team has been very slow to publish our updates due to the COVID situation. Will keep you updated.


No problem! Thank you for the update.

Just checking in to see if there is any update on slack support.

There’s a new press * command that should handle all of this via keyboard shortcuts (Updates | LipSurf) Can you try that out and let me know how it goes for you?

Hey Miko, do you think it would be at all possible for you to elaborate?

For example I am in my slack application do I know simply shift + 8 and hold to be able to dictate into the text box?

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Hi @Andrew_Nazarian, welcome to the forums.

When you say you’re in the slack application, do you mean the desktop app? LipSurf only works on the web for now, so you’ll have to use the webapp version of slack. If there’s any limitations with this, do let us know.

As for “shift + 8” I’m not sure what that refers to. But keyboard shortcuts can be handled via the “press *” command. Currently it has a few limitations but we’re improving it.

FYI v4.6 released yesterday has improvements to the press * command used for Keyboard shortcuts:

You will be updated automatically, but you can speed along the update like this: Checking Version & Updating | LipSurf User Manual