Paper integration for Slack

Search for and create Paper docs directly from Slack. The Paper integration for Slack is available to all Paper users who use Slack. With the Paper integration for Slack, you also see previews of Paper docs when you paste a doc link in Slack.

Install the Paper integration for Slack

  1. Sign in to
  2. Go to the Paper integration page.
  3. Click Visit App Site.
  4. Click Connect Paper and Slack.


In Slack, you can enter these commands to search or create docs.

Search Paper

/paper <query>

Replace <query> with your search term. 

You can see the top three search results in Slack. If your query returns more results, click See all results for <query> in Dropbox Paper to see all results.

Create a Paper doc

/paper new <doc name>
Replace <doc name> with the title of your new doc. This creates a doc with that title in Paper.
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