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Posts a message or uploads a file to the Slack group chat service.

To use this transformer, an authentication token for the sending Slack user must be provided. These can be obtained from Slack at the URL Note that a future version of this transformer will use an FME Web Connection to handle authentication in a more scalable manner.

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File Upload

Usage Notes

This transformer is often used to notify recipients of translation status. It is often used downstream from the FeatureWriter to either send translation statistics or the entire translation output, to Slack. The TempPathnameCreator transformer may be useful in such workflows.

Editing Transformer Parameters

Using a set of menu options, transformer parameters can be assigned by referencing other elements in the workspace. More advanced functions, such as an advanced editor and an arithmetic editor, are also available in some transformers. To access a menu of these options, click beside the applicable parameter. For more information, see Transformer Parameter Menu Options.

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