Slack post message as specific user
@dylburger
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steps.
trigger
HTTP API
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steps.
send_a_message
Send a message to a channel, group or user
auth
(auths.slack)
params
Text

Text of the message to send. See below for an explanation of formatting. This field is usually required, unless you're providing only attachments instead. Provide no more than 40,000 characters or risk truncation.

Hello, world
string ·params.text
Channel

Channel, private group, or IM channel to send message to. Can be an encoded ID, or a name. See below for more details.

C1234567890
string ·params.channel
Username

Set your bot's user name. Must be used in conjunction with as_user set to false, otherwise ignored. See authorship below.

My Bot User
string ·params.username
Icon url

URL to an image to use as the icon for this message. Must be used in conjunction with as_user set to false, otherwise ignored. See authorship below.

https://img.icons8.com/carbon-copy/2x/bot.png
string ·params.icon_url
Optional
code
async (params, auths) => {
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const { WebClient } = require('@slack/web-api')

try {
  const web = new WebClient(auths.slack.oauth_access_token)
  this.response = await web.chat.postMessage({
    attachments: params.attachments,
    unfurl_links: params.unfurl_links,
    text: params.text,
    unfurl_media: params.unfurl_media,
    parse: params.parse || 'full',
    as_user: params.as_user || false,
    mrkdwn: params.mrkdwn || true,
    channel: params.channel,
    username: params.username,
    blocks: params.blocks,
    icon_emoji: params.icon_emoji,
    link_names: params.link_names,
    reply_broadcast: params.reply_broadcast || false,
    thread_ts: params.thread_ts,
    icon_url: params.icon_url,
  })
} catch (err) {
  this.error = err
  throw err
}