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bot_message

Category: Chat Description: Send message from user to a bot Type: Action

Description

Type: Action

Send message to the user on behalf of one of the bots.

Params

  • person: Name of the bot. e.g., keen or lucca
  • messages: list of messages, each contains text and delay. The latter is optional, and means the time it would take a real person to write this message. The message Bot is typing… will be presented in Snack during this time. If delay not specified, a value will be calculated according to the text length

    Text Formatting

  • components list of message components, which allows you to add interactivity to your communication

    Message Components

Outputs

No additional info is added to the global payload outputs.

Usage Example

startFlow:
  do:
  - actionId: bot_message
    params:
      person: keen
      messages:
      - text: "![](https://media.giphy.com/media/l2QE93CiS1hR6WbK0/giphy.gif)"
        delay: 0
      - text: Hey again!
        delay: 1500
      - text: I know that things might feel a bit overwhelming when you start a new
          job.
        delay: 2500
      - text: "So, to help familiarize you with your new work environment, I was thinking
          that maybe you first should set it up."
        delay: 3000
      - text: Just **let me know once you’re ready** to start your first task!
        delay: 5000

The action bot_message is used to send instructions from the bot keen to the user.

Relevant Triggers

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