Dataview and Tags



wizards, I’m stuck. I want to use Dataview to show me all bullet points with a certain tag created in a certain timeframe, not links to the notes in which they were created. Would love to hear your thoughts




and all the Twitterers…


You could use tasks. The queries link you to the task directly, not the notes. And you can include metadata. Also, it can be useful to have a template to more easily add the fields. For tags you could use contains.

Below is some copied content from the Dataview documentation. I hope it helps.


You can also annotate your tasks (I.e., lines of the form - [ ] blah blah blah) with metadata using inline field syntax:

- [ ] Hello, this is some [metadata:: value]!
- [X] I finished this on [completion::2021-08-15].

Field Shorthands

For supporting “common use cases”, Dataview understands a few shorthands for common data you may want to annotate task with:


  • Due Date: 🗓️YYYY-MM-DD
  • Completed Date: ✅YYYY-MM-DD
  • Created Date: ➕YYYY-MM-DD
  • Start Date: 🛫YYYY-MM-DD
  • Scheduled Date: ⏳YYYY-MM-DD


  • Due this saturday :spiral_calendar:2021-08-29
  • Completed last saturday :white_check_mark:2021-08-22
  • I made this on :heavy_plus_sign:1990-06-14
  • Task I can start this weekend :flight_departure:2021-08-29
  • Task I finished ahead of schedule :hourglass_flowing_sand:2021-08-29 :white_check_mark:2021-08-22

Note that, if you do not like emojis, you can still annotate these fields textually ([due:: ], [created:: ], [completion:: ], [start:: ], [scheduled:: ]).

Sorry if this is a bit incomplete. I may be able to build a working example query later if no one else already has. Good luck!

Very nice! I’ll give that a go.

Hey @Mayank2. You might find this as useful as I did:

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