A method for one user to notify another user present in a chat channel. For 'pinging' other users in comments, use the [comment-replies] tag.

A method for one user to notify another user present in a chat channel.

This is available to all users that have a chat privilege and are able to post messages to the current channel. You can ping a user by prefixing their name with an @ symbol, for example @Tim will ping a user named "Tim" in the channel you post it in, provided there is such a user.

See also section about notifications in FAQ for chat.stackexchange.com.

For the related concept of 'pinging' users in comments, which also uses the @ symbol, use the tag.

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