Drag and Drop to rearrange heading in TOC panel

Interesting. What if we could right-click the TOC tree and either copy the outline itself or optionally we could copy the contents of the outline (i.e. the actual text contained in those heading sections).


Ability to drag and drop headings from outline view to re-order blocks of text.


I was about to request this too! :sweat_smile: I would certainly love this feature.

We might also consider making this a plugin. I personally would love this feature but I’m not quite sure if it’s a “core” feature for the devs.


Just adding my +1 on that! It would be immensely useful!


since we already have basic “move block of text” in the editor (by just draggin a selection)
it would even be just enough to let Obsidian SELECT the heading and all its subcontent (maybe by cntr+click) so that we can move it in the editor

or if we could reorder simply in the Outliner, even better (i could trash Scrivener, then :wink:

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Another idea is the possibility to synchronize the outline with the note, so that operations in the outline are mirrored in the note.

  • Rearranging the outline items rearranges the corresponding sections in the note.
  • Collapsing one or more headings in the outline collapses the corresponding section(s) in the note.

This could be achieved with a toggle, or by holding a key pressed, or both.


I love the idea of drag and drop rearrangement of headings!

It could also be cool if Outline could go into an Edit Mode so that you could swap headings upwards and downwards, rename them and even add new headings and subheadings using tabs rather than typing hashtags.

I have two related requests here: Expanded Outline plugin abilities

and Indent driven auto heading creation mode



Just to second this, directly editing TOC would be super helpful when you have a long note with a lot of moving parts, and it would be pretty natural to want to fit some text under new/different heading since their content are constantly evolving too! Really hoping this feature would be added soon.


+1 to this. Is there a community plug in that could make this work? Re-arranging blocks of text in the outline mode would be huge.


+1 It would be a game-changing feature!!

I find a similar feature Arrange Markdown Blocks | Drafts Directory hope it helps.

+1 for this feature. I love it n Roam moving headings between notes. Absolut power feature.

+1 from me. With the mobile app here, this is now my #1 most wanted feature in Obsidian

+1 From me

+1. I have the same idea.

Adding a +1 here.

+1 It’s a must for Obsidian, considering the touch screen era we are in. I support this in the sake of creativity thinking and increase of workflow. :grinning: :v:

Interresting +1

This was developed! It’s super cool. Thanks!


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