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10 Bitrix24 Hacks You May Not Be Aware Of

10 Bitrix24 Hacks You May Not Be Aware Of
Yana Prokopets
November 27, 2015
Last updated: August 19, 2019
This post is dedicated not only for Bitrix24 newbies but also for passionate Bitrixholics.

  1. Neat Bitrix24 Chat Shortcut: your desktop app chat can be viewed in a separate browser page. Simply add desktop_app/ at the end of your intranet name link ( so that the full address will look like https:// yourcompany.bitrix24.com /desktop_app/ ) You don't need to have the desktop app installed to try this option!

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  3. + Mention: simple as that – when typing a new message or comment just use + sign to add user mention.

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  5. Customized Like tab, date format & company name to display in the header: all of these can be configured under Settings > Intranet Settings by Bitrix24 intranet administrator.

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    Even free Bitrix24 plan subscribers can set what company name to display in the intranet header.

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  7. Workgroup notifications: if you’d like to receive a particular workgroup’s notifications in your messenger – there is a special option for that inside each workgroup.

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  9. IM keyboard shortcuts: you can use these keyboard shortcuts to change your Bitrix24 Instant Messanger text format:

  10. "Ctrl+B" – bold font
    "Ctrl+I" – cursive font
    "Ctrl+S" – a line (a "strikeout" ) drawn through the text
    "Ctrl+U" – underlines the enclosed text

  11. Tasks search by tags & other custom filters: these options can be found in Tasks > All > Filter (“Extended” page view for search by tags and “Normal view > My filters > add” for custom filters creation).

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  13. Screen sharing: you can show your desktop during 1-on-1 video calls, for that first use “video call” option in your Bitrix24 desktop app and after the connection is established click screen sharing tab.

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  15. Activity Stream message direct link: besides the possibility to click on the message title (or use More>Link menu option) to open the message in a separate window, the message date link can be used instead.

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  17. Daily Summary tip: make Daily reports to populate your week report form automatically at the end of the week. Daily Summary can be found under the Clock (Professional plan only).

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  19. Manage other users personal calendars: as you know users can be invited to events you create as guest, but sometimes you may need to add an event to someone’s personal calendars (manage another user’s calendar) – here is how: add this user’s calendars to your favourite calendars (you will be able to view this user’s calendar from your won My Workspace > Calendar section), to edit other user’s calendars - open the user’s profile > calendar > add event:

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