Discord: About the application

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The desktop application was made using electron, which means that the discord desktop app is simply running in a chromium browser.

  • you can use CTRL-SHIFT-I and open the developer tools
  • you can use CTRL-R to refresh discord
  • ...

Pressing shift while hovering a message, will show a small popup allowing you to get the message-id/channel-id and the guild-id (used in the API). You can also delete/... a message using this, but most people are using their right-click for these.


You can use Markdown in your messages,

  • **bold**, *italic*, ~~strikethrough~~
  • writing ``some inline code`` or some code block
int main(void){

  • spoiler: ||text||
  • quote: > quote