Update: Mentions w/ Auto-watchlist   by Ryan

A couple weeks ago we started rolling out a simple little feature that has been saving us clicks ever since. It’s something you almost definitely know well from tons of other apps – everything from GitHub to Twitter has it – mentions.

It’s super simple. It looks like this:

Nice cheesy fake team member names, don't you think?

You can select from the list of your team members or just type enough for it to be unambiguous (eg. you might just ignore the interface and type @tim above).

Submitting a comment that mentions someone will automatically add them to the watchlist for the ticket and it shows up in the final comment you made like this:

That’s it. You don’t need to use the ‘edit watchlist’ button and scroll through a list to make someone get an email. Just name them. Easy.