Use case or problem
When creating a canvas using existing notes, one might find them using a search query, like
file:obsidian. Currently, you’d need to manually drag and drop each search result manually.
Either through a button in search results, a right click menu option in canvas, or some other way: allow adding notes to the canvas with a query. Being able to drag select search results would also be helpful, in case a user wants to select the first 5 results of a query and drag them onto the canvas.
Agree about a quick way to get a query set of notes (links) onto a canvas, each as it’s own card.
I’ve been using “Copy Search Results”, pasting them into a single card, selecting & dragging the ones I really want on the canvas, and finally deleting the initial card.
A quicker method would be ideal not just for query results but any copied set of links. We’re really talking about a copy and paste activity. Perhaps a choice - paste into a card or paste each link into it’s own card.
On the other hand, manually copying and pasting does give me a bit of time to think about each of those links and the “why” am I doing this thereby forcing me out of “capture” mode long enough to add value to the endeavor.