Obsidian

A personal knowledgebase management system. It uses connected Markdown files and is thus nice for Ideas of connected ideas such as Wiki and Zettelkasten. ^3aad8f

https://obsidian.md/

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Tips

Set up

Key repeats on mac

If you use mac + Vim mode, the following command will enable key repeats.

defaults write md.obsidian ApplePressAndHoldEnabled -bool false


Fonts

You can set fonts by putting something like this in the .obsidian/snippets/font.css.

.markdown-source-view {
font-family: 'JetBrainsMono Nerd Font', Menlo, Monaco, 'Courier New', monospace !important;
}


URI

• You can insert the content of certain headings by adding ! in front of a wiki link with #heading:

e.g.,![[Obsidian#URI]] !Obsidian - The ^ lets you refer to a single block in another document.

e.g., ![[Obsidian#^3aad8f]] !Obsidian

Pane management

• You can pin a document to prevent it from being replaced.

How do people use obsidian?

Here are some videos or articles from researchers: