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March 14, 2021

Shiny new things

  • There is now a new File Recovery core plugin that keeps snapshots of your most recently edited files for recovery. This can be used to restore lost data in cases where a computer crash causes a file to be corrupted, or when a plugin malfunction causes a file to be wiped.
  • You can now nest a section: search within another one to search for sub-headings. For example, section:(Heading1 section:(Subheading))
  • There is now an option to disable GPU acceleration, especially helpful for those experiencing kernel panics and graphical glitches on MacOS.


  • Embedded query blocks will now exclude its own block when searching.
  • Folder auto-complete for setting options that take a path is will now match case-insensitive.
  • There is now an option to switch vault when the app encounters an error when loading the vault.
  • Vim mode now has a confirmation dialog to prevent it from being accidentally turned on.
  • "Open today's note" command has been tweaked to "Open today's daily note" to avoid confusion.

No longer broken

  • Fix heading and list folding not persisted properly.
  • Fix the link suggestion box stuck on page when opening a links using hotkey.
  • Fixed rare case of Sync getting stuck on a merge failure.
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