Project Messages

Use your project's message view to have project-level discussions, brainstorming, or any other topic that goes beyond a single task.

Every project has its own Messages view.

Accessing Project Messages

accessing project messages

To access project messages:

  1. Click your desired project from the sidebar
  2. Navigate to the Messages View from the header

Notifications with Project Messages

Depending on the message, different people are notified when the message is first sent and when someone comments on the message.

Notifications when posting to project Messages

When someone creates a message, a notification is sent to:

  • All Project members
  • Any non-project member mentioned in the message

Collaborator notifcation

You will be able to see the Collaborators who will be notified when starting a message.

Notifications when commenting on a project message

When someone comments on a message, a notification is sent to:

  • The author of the message
  • Anyone who has previously commented on the message
  • Anyone who was @mentioned in the message or any of the message's previous comments

Commenting on a message

You can see who will be notified by hovering over Collaborators.

Project Message Permissions

Access to a project's messages is determined by its project permissions.

If somebody has access to the project, then they also have access to all of the project's permissions.

Project: Accessible by:
Public project Team MembersTeam MembersSomeone that has access to all public projects and conversations in a Team.Read more & project members
Private project Project membersProject membersSomeone that has access to and receives notifications about a project.Read more

If you @mention someone in project messages where their permission is set to private, they will only see the one message they were @mentioned in.

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