Upon selection of the
[property] search, the user can select one of the properties they have entered.
At this point, the user can then type their desired value. This isn’t especially optimal.
I propose the user be able to select from a list of values associated with a given property. For example, if a user has a property
status: and the values
yay, then these should appear as a selectable list in the after selecting the
status: property in the search menu. This is a significant benefit of the tag search, which allows the user to select any tag used in the vault:
I would say the benefits of this are significant for ease of use and visibility of all values associated with that property. Let’s say I want to quickly search for files that are unread books. Presently, that means I have to do something like the below:
It’d be much quicker to click from a list which is automatically populated with values associated with each of my chosen properties.
- The remaining advantages of tags over properties in Obsidian ← this is related inasmuch as it makes the case for the ease of use offered by tags
- Properties Wrangler: Add a way to "Insert", "Rename" and "Remove" properties and values in all files ← this is related inasmuch as it makes the case for greater visibility and management of properties`