Folder Graph View

Hi there, I’ve been trying out Obsidian for the past week, and I’d like to suggest the idea of a toggle-able view between the already existing Graph View and a Folder Graph View.

To show a simple example, here’s a second brain folder I started this week viewed through Gource, which shows git commits through an animation. This view shows each folder as a line, and shows the files located in that folder as a dot:

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You should post this in plugins or feature request

@lizardmenfromspace Done, honestly thought I had, thanks for pointing that out :slight_smile:

Thanks! Since this one already had some momentum in the form of :purple_heart:’s I moved it to #feature-requests and deleted the new one.

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@ryanjamurphy Thank you :slight_smile:

I think this would be really useful for those of us who use folders to organize our markdown notes.

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Totally agree with you there, it is the missing feature for me and sometimes I like to know files by association in folder structure / context without having to create links or tags in the markdown itself.

How about this request?

this would be really cool, espcially together with the foldernotes request.

Hi! I had the same problem, therefore I developed a kind-a-workaround solution: All of my folders and subfolders has an index file, which just contains links to the notes of the given folder. And I developed a tiny program that works as a daemon and keeps these index files updated if I create a new file, delete one, or move a file to another folder.
I plan to reimplement it as an Obsidian plugin, but until that time, feel free the give it a try, here it is: https://github.com/akosbalasko/zoottelkeeper

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I second this and would like to see this as an option under the graph setting. Something like “Display Folder/child links” option.

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Would love to have this!. Right now I miss it so badly

Has there been any progress on turning this into a plugin? I had come here to request a similar feature, allowing folders to get treated as nodes on the graph, similar to how tags can be toggled to become nodes.

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Hi @EleanorKonik ,
yes, I’ve almost done it, so hopefully it can be installed within a couple of days.

Regards,
akos

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Incredible news, thanks for the update!!

Hi All!

It’s ready to be used and can be downloaded from the catalog!

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