On macOS, I created a folder with a title
.inbox to keep it sorted at the top. I could interact with that folder normally inside the Obsidian application.
When I tried to access that Vault from a Windows version of Obsidian, that folder was hidden from view. I checked the underlying file system and it did exist, but the Windows app wouldn’t see it.
I get that
. folders are supposed to be hidden on *nix systems, but why can I see it on macOS and not Windows?
I think that’s also a setting in Finder/MacOSX to show and hide .extensions.
_ is your friend.
. folders are hidden from the file explorer because of the convention. I understand it’s visible in the Windows file explorer, but things like
.sync have caused issues with the file explorer, and so we started hiding them starting 0.5.0.
Released on 2020/05/10.
Shiny new things
Open multiple files side by side. See how you can now [[work with multiple notes]].
New Markdown editor!
You can now use Ctrl+B and Ctrl+I to bold and italicize selected text.
List markers (including task list) are created for you when you press Enter.
You can now fold headings and lists.
Brackets and Markdown syntax are now auto-paired for you.
Sort files in [[file explorer]]. You can sort by both file name and last modified time.
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_ to be my friend, but then backlinks are italicized. So maybe that’s the bug report. Italicization (or bolding) should take effect until the matching token is typed.
Safer to go with a ! or number 0 as a leading character I guess.