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Modifiers

Modifiers allow you to update the behavior of lookup. You can trigger a modifier by clicking on the modifier icon or passing custom arguments to dendron.lookup when defining a custom keyboard shortcut.

filterType

Filter notes that show up during looup

directChildOnly

  • filter all notes that are not the direct children of the current note

selectionType

Determines behavior of selected text when creating a new note via lookup

selectionExtract

selection is extracted to newly created note (default)

selection is turned into a link to newly created note. note path is set to {current-path}.{slug-of-selection}

  • a slug is the human readable portion of an url

  • you can control this behavior using dendron.linkSelectAutoTitleBehavior

  • type: string
  • default: slug
  • options: [β€˜none’, β€˜slug’]

Control title behavior when using selection2link with lookup

noteType

Modifies note path

journal

Create a journal note

scratch

create a scratch note

splitType

If set, open note in a new split

horizontal

open new note in horizontal split

effectType

Effects modify lookup in additional ways that are not covered by the other modification categories

multiSelect

You can toggle multi-select within lookup. This lets you work with multiple notes at once. You can combine this with other modifiers like splitType and the copyWikiLink modifier.

Copy the results of a lookup as a wikilink.

Additional Modifiers

Dendron has a few additional modifiers that can only be set programatically

noConfirm

If set, select first option from lookup without confirmation

  • type: boolean

value

If set, have a custom value for lookup

  • type: string