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Referencing root-level items

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:

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:




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Possible relevant notes (via "Similar Notes" feature):

A Tinderbox Reference File : Agent Queries : Referencing root-level items