DataviewJS Snippet Showcase

Hello, all.

Is there anyone who know how to embed the results from dataviewjs?

let pages = dv.pages("#math").where(b => b.difficulty >= 1);
for (let group of pages.groupBy(b => b.material)) {
Now, I got the list of links to the files.


What I want to get is like these


Thnak you in advance.
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I’m struggling to figure out how to embed the results from dataviewjs.

With the following script,


I got the link to in preview.

But, with the following script to embed


there is only ABC without the exclamation mark and any link.

At first, it embeds successfully.
But, after a few seconds, it disappers leaving only ABC.

Can anyone help me solve this problem?

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i happened on a related question on the obsidian discord this afternoon. This will do what you want, I think:

(enclose this in a set of three tick marks in Obsidian)

I think you should leave the ‘paragraph’ attribute and use a more generic ‘div’ attribute to ensure it runs smoothly independently of your theme:

dv.el("div", dv.fileLink("MRCK",1))

Within a dataviewjs code block

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I made a snippet to track my daily habits along with a streak and total count.

To make this work, each daily journal entry needs frontmatter that looks like this:


To use this frontmatter everyday, you can enable the Templates core plugin in Settings > Core plugins > Templates.

Then go to the options in Settings > Plugin options > Templates, and choose your folder location. In that folder, create a file called Daily_note where you will add the above frontmatter.
Then in Settings > Plugin options > Daily notes, update your Template File Location to the above your_template_folder/ Now whenever you create a daily note, it will contain that frontmatter.

To see the table view of all your habits like in the first image, you can copy this snippet. You need to get the raw snippet, so if you’re not familiar with how that works, just use this link

In that snippet, the first section tells you what you need to change in order to match your system. Most important, habit_names have to match the exact names of the habits in your frontmatter. And daily_journal_loc needs to point to the folder where your journals are located.

Hope this helps.


I came to the forum because i’ve been hitting this issue as well.

I have an image IMG_20220107_230609.jpg

I have tried

dv.el("div", "![[IMG_20220107_230609.jpg]]")
dv.el("div", "![[IMG_20220107_230609.jpg|200]]")
dv.el("div", dv.fileLink("IMG_20220107_230609.jpg", true))
dv.el("div", dv.fileLink("IMG_20220107_230609.jpg", true, "200"))
dv.paragraph(dv.fileLink("IMG_20220107_230609.jpg", true))
dv.paragraph(dv.fileLink("IMG_20220107_230609.jpg", true, "200"))

Appears for a few seconds and then disappears again. I’m wondering whether there’s a bug. I had a look through the forum and noticed this thread that raised there was an issue with the Obsidian Plugin API not rendering embeddings… could this be the issue?

I wondered whether maybe the image size was an issue so I tried reducing the image size with the 200


Seems there’s an issue raised on the dataview plugin here related to the rendering of embeddings.

And rendering of embeddings in plugins is a recent addition. So maybe there’s some updates or fixes needed.

Can someone help with this ‘Birthday’ issue please. It used to render the age in whole years of a person on their next birthday, along with their birthDate. Recently however, the age began rendering up to 14 decimal points – odd.

TABLE birthDate as "DoB", choice(
date(today).month * 100+date(today).day = birthDate.month *,(date(today)-birthDate).year,(date(today)-birthDate).year+1) as Age
FROM "People"
WHERE != and birthDate != NULL AND !deathDate and 
choice(date(today).month * 100+date(today).day > birthDate.month *,
(date(today).year+1) * 10000 + birthDate.month * 100 +,
date(today).year * 10000 + birthDate.month * 100 + <= (date(today) + dur(28 days)).year * 10000+(date(today) + dur(28 days)).month * 100+(date(today) + dur(28 days)).day
SORT choice(
date(today).month * 100+date(today).day > birthDate.month *,
(date(today).year+1) * 10000 + birthDate.month * 100 +,
date(today).year * 10000 + birthDate.month * 100 +

Can you share the specifics of the notes that are being referenced? I’m not familiar enough with JS to decipher what it’s referencing.

Do they need specific tags or path to work?

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I am new to Obsidian and I really find dataview to be very helpful. Even more so with js added to it. I am however not the strongest coder so I run into a bit of an issue.
What I want to achieve is a list of all my tasks on all pages sorted by the first tag in each task. All my tasks starts with a tag.
So I started with listing all not completed task.

dv.taskList(dv.pages().file.tasks.where(t => !t.completed));

Part two is a bit more tricky, I have found.
I have managed to make it a single list(without headings) but I think that it is due to either a bug or something I dont understand. And it is not sorted by the tag.

This is the code for that(dataview obviously):
TASK WHERE !completed GROUP BY file.tag

If i add an “s”(file.tags) to the last part of this query it will list all tasks in same file with Tags as heading.

Anyone got any ideas?


Tags in task text aren’t parsed as tags. They’re just content (obsidian-tasks understands tags in the context of tasks, but dataview does not and Obsidian does not). The tags you see in the latter example are the file’s tags, not the tags attached to the task. Since the tag is at the beginning of the text, what you actually want is to sort alphabetically. You can accomplish that with this:

    .where(t => !t.completed).sort(t => t.text, "asc"))

To get all tasks in one list, you have to turn off the grouping behavior, which is done inside the dv.taskList() call:

    .where(t => !t.completed).sort(t => t.text, "asc"), false)

This was perfect, Thank you! Thanks also for the explanaition. :slight_smile:
I am trying to get into javascript and dataview to see what else I can do.

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In the past I used an exemplar created by someone online to log my takeaway food entries in the YAML of my daily notes.

date: 2012-09-19
  - store: "[[some store]]"
    item: some item
    comments: comments
  - store: "[[another store]]"
    item: another item
    comments: other comments
date: 2012-09-21
  - store: "[[another store]]"
    item: potatoes, potatoes
  - store: "[[another store]]"
    item: a very big watermelon
date: 2012-09-20
  - store: "[[some store]]"
    item: apples
  - store: "[[some store]]"
    item: oranges
// 1. Let's gather all relevant pages

const pages =
  dv.pages('"_tmp/20210922 test for sumant28/Life"')
    .filter(page =>"test note"));

// 2. Now let's transform from thing per date (we have single page for each date) into thing per purchase (we want to have as many rows in a table as all purchases extracted from all pages)

const purchases = [];

pages.forEach(page => {
  page.purchases.forEach(purchase => {
      file: page.file,
      item: purchase.item,
      comments: purchase.comments,

// 3. Let's sort it by date, newest first (note "-" before "")

purchases.sort(purchase =>;

// 4. And let's print a table of those purchases

  ], => [,,

I had logged dozens of entries making the resulting table too unwieldy. I already have pages set up for each store in Obsidian which is a file link in the table using this syntax “[[store]]”. I want to display a filtered DataviewJS with purchases only from that store that goes on the bottom of every store file in my vault. I figured out how to filter the table using an extra int field called rating but I want to filter instead based on the .includes function but whenever I try to do this I get the error message saying is not a function.


So, just to clarify. Each week you go into the dataview table and fill in the var start and var end dates manually correct?

On each of my daily pages I have a link to the weekly page that it belongs in. Is there a way to use weekly link to pull the corresponding daily pages? That would make it more automated for me.

Also, is there a way to add a progress bar into a dataviewJS table? I have a book reading progress bar formatted like this

("![progress + " + (round((Percent_Read/100)*100)) + " %](" +(round((Percent_Read/100)*100)) + “/)”) AS Progress__

in my dataview table it works, is there a way to add this to a dataviewjs table?

Hi dataviewjs community,

I am just exploring the possibility to send a note as a email. I am just using a simple URL scheme to generate the connection btw Obsidian and my mail app. subject is generated smoothly in the block below, and i could generate recipients (through a user prompt) easily.
The tricky bit is the email body and more specifically:

  1. The call method for the note content (i am trying which works but embarks metadata & everything). Is there a slicker way to call the note’s content?
  2. URL encode the note’s content. Is there a quick way to do so or is it a series of .replace()?

Many thanks in advance for any help


let content = await"Note").file.path);
let subject = (dv.current().Alias[0] === 'undefined') ? dv.current()" ", "%20") : dv.current().Alias[0].replace(" ", "%20");
dv.el("center", '[Send as email](readdle-spark://compose?body=' + content.replace(" ", "%20") + '&subject=' + subject + ')')
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The link doesn’t work (404).
Can you repost it?

Hi, Can someone please help me do a custom sorting with a comparator (I want to sort by type then by date then by state then by file.ctime) ?
I’m new to this, so the docs didn’t help me much.

So, I was heavily inspired to make my own book list, that also accounts for books I have yet to read and books I am reading.

This is what it looks like, but the code is ‘messy’, if anyone has thoughts on cleaning it up it would be appreciated.

const {
} =["metaedit"].api
const buttonMaker = (pn, pv, fpath, text) => {
    const btn = this.container.createEl('button', {
        "text": text,
        "class": "button-55"
    const file =
    btn.addEventListener('click', async (evt) => {
        await update(pn, pv, file);
    return btn;
const {
} = app.plugins.plugins["buttons"]

for (let group of dv.pages("#book").where(p => p["time-read"] == null && moment(["release-date"])) < 0).groupBy(p => p.Started == null ? "Not Started" : "Currently Reading")) {
    dv.header(4, group.key + ": " + group.rows.length);
    dv.table(["Title", "Author", "Series", "Started On", " "],
        group.rows.sort(k => k.Started, 'desc').map(k => ["[[" + k.file.path + "|" + k["Title"] + "]]", k["Author"], k["Series"] ? k["Series"] + ", " + k["number-in-series"] : "N/A", k["Started"] ? k["Started"] : "Untouched", k["Started"] && k["pageprogress"] / k["pagecount"] < 1 ? "<progress value=" + k["pageprogress"] / k["pagecount"] + " max=1></progress>" :
                el: this.container,
                args: {
                    name: k["Started"] ? "Completed" : "Begin"
                clickOverride: {
                    click: update,
                    params: [k["Started"] ? "time-read" : "Started",, k.file.path]

type or paste code here


This looks great and is essentially what I have been trying to create with very little knowledge. Thank you. Would you mind showing us what your book note looks like? And what time-read and date-published mean? Also, when I used the formula, my currently-reading is on the bottom instead of the top.

Hi, I’m trying to do a similar thing with Dataview: re-formatting a date in a table.

I’d like to use a frontmatter date called created on my notes which uses the format dddd, MMMM Do YYYY, hh:mm AA, but display it in a table in the format MM.dd and sort the table ascending by these dates.

Can anyone provide any tips for a snippet for this? Thanks!