Allow hidden folder for pictures: ![aaa](.attachments/aaa.png)

Yes +1
My need is simply to hide the “attachments” folder in the left “file explorer” pane.
Obsidian is great but “image management” or “attachment management” is very basic.

If I chose to put all attachments in a subfolder with a specific name in Settings / Files & Links / Default location for new attachments then this stays in the left “file explorer” pane. I admit it’s only a Nice To Have but something needs to be done at least about image management… and that’s probably a Must Have.

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I concur with this request. Being able to read and write images from hidden folders shouldn’t be hard to implement and is quite important to keep compatibility with other markdown workflows.

+1 for this request. In particular this would be useful for use in conjuction with Azure Devops Markdown wikis, and any number of other git based Wikis which by default store attachments in these hidden folders.

I’m already using Obsidian for my personal notes. It would be great to be able to access and view my organization’s notes in a similar frame / syntax highlighting / etc. that I am used to!

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+1 for this request

Any updates on this one? My organization would love to be able to use this if added. Currently incompatible with Azure Wikis.

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+1 for this request

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A files folder in the vault .obsidian folder that you can put images in, that you can reference inside obsidian but that don’t show up in the file explorer.

Idea that would solve this that will probably be easy to implement.

Ability to right click a folder on the left and press hide or unhide

Toggle show hidden folders in settings

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+1 for this too, it would also allow for gitbook-style attachments such as .gitbook/assets media and images to show up.

Duplicate of Respect hidden folder, but can we PLEASE get some attention to this feature? I’ve been waiting close to a year for this development, so that we can adopt this as a solution for our business. Having attachments in hidden .folders is a no brainer for developers.

Obsidian donot consider hidden folder as attachment folder subfolder-name under Files & Links > Default location for new attachments > Subfolder name .

The idea is create a hidden .attachment folder which holds all attachment but at the same time it does not clutter the file explorer.

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I also face this issue and this one is a huge nobrainer for me.

In Typora all assets went to .assets relatively linked from the current edited file.

Images are referenced as
.assets/filename/hash.png
or
.assets/image_hash.png

As you notice in the graph view. Obsidian does not understand that the links are image links.

Also all referenced image files that currently reside in the .assets folder will not be displayed as Obsidian does not find the file:

I changed this to assets and it works but then the folder is displayed.

Hopefully you understand my point in requiring such feature as it helps for better organisation of assets and data files.

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+1000000 for this feature

Please, consider implementing hidden folders support for images and other attachments. It shouldn’t be hard to do, but will considerably improve the workflow for a lot of users like me and others in this thread.

Thanks in advance!

I’m fairly surprised this posted as a feature request, because it has to be a bug. Any path that contains a hidden folder is still a legitimate file system path. Hidden is hidden, not ignored, banned, blocked etc. To me it just makes Obsidian unusable for anything but daily notes.

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Two years later, and no progress. Although it can’t be that hard to implement something like that. Then just a few more years without Obsidian. Too bad.

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3 days later and still not progress. Unbelievable.

I currently use underscore in from to sort of group various folders that should be hidden, ideally. Like _attachment. I wish they would not clutter my view.

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Pleaase!
We need this feature

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+1 for this request.

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+1 for this request.

+1 for this request