Link within a Note

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25 Oct, 2016 06:57 PM

I know I can link a full note in another note, but is there a way to link part of my note in another part of the same note?
If it's not possible now, it would be a very useful feature to have!

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Danilo Bonardi on 26 Oct, 2016 07:48 AM

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    I think you are the first who propose such feature, can you make an example of what do you mean with linking part of a note ?


  2. 2 Posted by Luhmann on 26 Oct, 2016 08:29 AM

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    Sounds like HTML anchors? I had thought of that, but I think once the Table of Contents or folding features are implemented, maybe it won't be necessary? But I do think it might be useful to jump directly to a header when linking to another note. For instance, instead of

    [[Note title]]

    we could have

    [[Note title#sub-header]]
  3. 3 Posted by Sil Demmer on 27 Oct, 2016 03:38 PM

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    An example of what I mean is when my notes get very long and I reference a
    line or paragraph I've written earlier, (lets say 50 lines up) I'd like to
    add a link to that specific line or paragraph.

    Like being able to jump around a long note with links. Maybe "Markers" are
    a better term for it?
    Hope that makes more sense.

  4. Support Staff 4 Posted by Danilo Bonardi on 28 Oct, 2016 08:20 AM

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    ok, I got your idea, we'll think about some possible solution in the future.


  5. 5 Posted by Ryan on 29 Dec, 2016 01:48 AM

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    This is standard Markdown. Does Bear not fully support Markdown?

  6. Support Staff 6 Posted by Danilo Bonardi on 02 Jan, 2017 02:17 PM

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    Hi Ryan,

    Bear have its own syntax and a markdown compatibility mode:


  7. 7 Posted by Michael Mendoza on 20 Mar, 2017 06:03 PM

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    This would be an awesome feature. Sometimes when I'm doing my todo lists, I want to create a sub-section inside the document that carries like a sub-todo list. I would really like to link to a different place inside the same document if possible.


  8. 8 Posted by Nathan on 21 Apr, 2017 11:21 PM

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    +1 this feature would be hugely useful. Being able to right click on a header and Copy as Link would be great. Referencing headers by their text values would be sufficient (no need for an ID), not concerned personally if links break when header text is altered.

  9. 9 Posted by Branden on 25 Apr, 2017 09:01 PM

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    +1 to this feature!

  10. 10 Posted by bob on 07 Jun, 2017 08:26 AM

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    This is definitely a key feature for me (after 1) tables 2) heading folding 3)TOC then this 4) Links to sub heading.

  11. 11 Posted by Sami on 14 Jun, 2017 06:34 AM

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    +1 I would really like to see this feature added to Bear.

  12. 12 Posted by Zach on 03 Jul, 2017 12:51 AM

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    +1 for this feature. Similar to the "Copy Link to Paragraph" feature in OneNote.

  13. 13 Posted by Jan on 05 Jul, 2017 02:47 AM

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    +1, would have some use for this

  14. 14 Posted by wfwhitney on 22 Aug, 2017 09:26 PM

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    I would love to have this!

  15. 15 Posted by Martin Smolka on 23 Aug, 2017 08:26 AM

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    +1, I'd like it, as well. IA Writer has a great implementation of this.

  16. 16 Posted by Spencer Christe... on 11 Sep, 2017 04:16 PM

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    +1 this feature would super-charge the way I organize my notes!

  17. 17 Posted by John Petersen on 09 Oct, 2017 09:55 PM

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    Would love to have this.

  18. 18 Posted by Rikard on 21 Oct, 2017 06:04 PM

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  19. 19 Posted by Corey on 22 Oct, 2017 11:10 PM

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    +1 for this feature too. It's definitely needed.

  20. 20 Posted by herbalrn on 05 Nov, 2017 01:53 AM

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    +1 yes please

  21. 21 Posted by Alex on 29 Nov, 2017 04:03 PM

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    +1 please

  22. 22 Posted by Artie on 01 Dec, 2017 12:34 AM

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    +1 just searched this because I am creating a large note this would be useful for.

  23. 23 Posted by Sasha on 12 Dec, 2017 05:37 PM

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    Use case: When making a todo list; adding sub-tasks makes the list long and unmanageable. This would allow us to easily review, and re-prioritize our to-do list because each item could link to a sub-section below with sub-tasks listed out.

  24. 24 Posted by Emily on 12 Dec, 2017 09:25 PM

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    i'm new and this is one of the first things i tried! i'm glad it's already been requested!

  25. 25 Posted by Sway on 14 Dec, 2017 03:13 PM

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    +1 please and thank you!! to hop between reference points within a document (like HTML anchors) is one of the most powerful and under utilized tools for referencing information —a random dude that's been textually coding webpages since they debuted

  26. 26 Posted by pooo on 09 Jan, 2018 03:26 PM

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  27. 27 Posted by Sophie on 22 Jan, 2018 07:17 AM

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    I would also support this feature - it would make it possible to use Bear to make fully functional personal wiki by creating a TOC for the note itself, not just a tag or something like that. It would also mean that when I linked between notes, I could link to a certain part/heading of the other note. So for instance, if a note had headings for intro, middle, end, I'd like to be able to link specifically to end rather than just the start of the note itself?

  28. 28 Posted by Michael Mendoza on 22 Jan, 2018 12:52 PM

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  29. 29 Posted by Becca on 24 Jan, 2018 10:09 PM

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    +1 !

  30. 30 Posted by Zach Lyons on 25 Jan, 2018 02:36 AM

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