Generally, when referring to a given item (note/container/agent/adornment), it suffices to simply use the item's name. So, for a container called "Examples", the following work as long as the item is note at root level:
If more than one item matches "Examples" then the first such match, by $OutlineOrder, will be used. However, if we want to match an item a root-level it is necessary to insert a single forward slash before the item name:
Another way to remember this 'rule' is:
- Root level: use item's $Path value.
- Levels below root. Use either $Name or $Path value; $Name usually suffices.
This limitation doesn't apply when searching based on the string value if item's title. These work for either root level or below it:
More on paths in Tinderbox.