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Add @ mentions to groups in Conversations

Would be great to add mentions via a group i.e. @Purchasing and I could notify all users within that group.

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We love this idea too! While it's not a part of our current plan, this is exactly the kind of thing our team is thinking about every day. If we believe we can make this idea a reality, we'll plan to update the status here.


  • Glen SRX
    Glen SRX ✭✭
    edited 06/23/22

    We have set up groups through our admin. However we cannot access the groups in conversations. We are seeking the ability to send to all in a conversation or specific groups instead of adding the individuals. How can we accomplish this?

    Essentially we are trying to mimic the function used in outlook for group e-mails.

  • It would be a great time saver if I could type in a mention to all people with a sheet / workspace as I am constantly having to mention all the individuals when I want to notify everyone.

    It could be as easy as @sheet name - then the message.


  • Shawn_K2
    Shawn_K2 ✭✭✭

    The most asked question I receive from my company is @groups in conversations and in proofing. This would be a game changer and save additional time.

  • Agreed. This would be very helpful. We set up a distribution list in Outlook and added that in our Smartsheet group. Then we can @ mention that address in our comments and a message goes to all the users in the DL. The only drawback is that 2 notifications are sent to the DL by Smartsheet every time the group is added to a new sheet. If everything you are working on is in a workspace you're already in, you probably wouldn't get these.