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Working with inline fields in Dataview

Sep, 27 2021
Sep, 28 2021

I am using Dataview in Obsidian to create some light automation in Obsidian, similar to what you could do in something like Notion. There’s an inline syntax for settings fields.

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Meeting notes for group meetings

Sep, 24 2021
Sep, 25 2021

In our university, we have regular meetings with all students plus staff and faculty, where we discuss the progress of each research project. For this, I have been taking notes, weekly, summarizing the progress of each project I am co-advising. The way I do so has changed a couple of times over the time. I used to use paper handwritten notes, but then switched to digital handwritten notes when I bought my iPad.

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How I connect DevonThink and Obsidian

Sep, 19 2021
Sep, 25 2021

For knowledgement I am using a combination of Obsidian and DevonThink. Why two apps? Well, I like to keep text notes (mainly “my own thoughts”) and archived materials (both created by myself, but lots of literature, too) seperate.

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Obsidian Breadcrumbs

Sep, 19 2021
Sep, 25 2021

Recently, one of my most valuable Obsidian plugins seems to be Breadcrumbs. The idea is simple: You define a hierarchical relationship of your documents and it will automatically display a hierarchy at the start of the document. I use a Wiki-like setup where I have a “start page” and then several Table of Contents related to different subtopics. In each, I just need to select its parent in the metadata section like this:

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