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Daily Notes

Daily Notes will create a new note that is automatically named with the current date. If it already exists, it will open that note. This is a useful way to create a daily log, todo list, or a list of links to notes that you have created on a specific day.

The date format and default folder for Daily Notes can be set in Settings => Plugins, by clicking the gear next to the name. The default date format is "YYYY-MM-DD" (ISO format). This format means that a list of daily notes, listed in alphabetical order, will also be in chronological order.

You can create a Daily Note either by clicking on the calendar icon in the left panel, or with the Command palette. You can also set a hotkey in Keyboard shortcuts.


You can define a template file for daily notes. This file will be copied into your daily note when it's created, so it's a good place to put tags or links you use every day.

For the daily notes plugin, {{date}} and {{time}} do not work. Please use {{date:YYYY-MM-DD}} and {{time:HH:mm}} in your template.

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Last updated on 9/1/2021