Dataview: From Folder not working

Things I have tried

various codes

What I’m trying to do

I must be misunderstanding something but I’m trying to see a list of files in a folder, e.g. all my notes in the “literature notes” folder, or all in the folder w/ specific YAML metadata, or tags, etc. The table displays, but I get zero results.

TABLE WITHOUT ID link(file.link, Title) AS "Title", Author, Year, Genre, Summary, Note, Status, Rating
FROM "200 Note Types/240 - Literature Notes"
SORT Author ASC
TABLE WITHOUT ID link(file.link, Title) AS "Title", Author, Year, Genre, Summary, Note, Status, Rating
FROM "200 Note Types/240 - Literature Notes"
WHERE Author="American"
SORT Author ASC

Most likely there’s an issue with the FROM "..." clause, but it’s hard to know without seeing your folder structure.

For example, I have a folder in my root called “Scratch”, and a simple LIST FROM "Scratch" does the trick:

Would you be willing to post a screenshot of your File Explorer tab showing the two folders?

hmm. mine looks like this:
Screen Shot 2022-03-21 at 17.39.07

I think I see the issue – it looks like your vault has a top-level folder called “Obsidian iCloud Vault”. So maybe this would work:

LIST
FROM "Obsidian iCloud Vault/200 Note Types/240 - Literature Notes"

yeah, that got created when I installed the iOS app. in any case it worked!!!
thanks a million.

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