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:
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.