Is there a way to see the total number of notes inside a vault in Obs.?
I can not just look into the properties of the folder, where my vault is located, because there are hundreds of other documents inside and the “documents in this folder”-number is very high.
I need this, because I give a number to every Zettelkastennote. I don’t like the Zettelkastenprefixer because it nearly kills the readability of follow-notes like 0022a; 0022a1 and so on. It just doesn’t match my workflow and looks ugly in the graph view.
So every time I open a new note, I have to look into my folders to see my highest last used number. Since every note has a number, I could easily see how many notes I have and +1 for the next note. I’m pretty sure I just miss the easy way here, so I’m asking for help before spamming the “feature request”-tab even more.
Have a nice day!
Not that I know of and I could neither find such a feature.
Is it perhaps an idea to change the ordering of files in the File Explorer window in Obsidian? That might save you the hassle of looking into the folder.
There’s a popular feature request to have Obsidian show the title (rather than filename) here. So this might be possible in the future.
if you are using Windows, you can search for all the *.md files and see the total count. You can use 3rd party file managers like XYplorer to make this easier.
Hi. I know this is an old threat, but I realized in other thread that there is already a plugin that counts how many notes and even how many words you have in your vault.
You can find the plugin as “Vault statistics” under Settings/Community plugins, also you can manually download it from Github: GitHub - bkyle/obsidian-vault-statistics-plugin: Status bar item with vault statistics such as number of notes, files, attachments, and links.
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