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Navigating via links

How to navigate from the current note using outbound (Tinderbox) links? This depends on the link type

Using keyboard shortcuts

Pressing Cmd+Return (⌘+↩), note but not Cmd+Enter, will navigate the first Basic Link (if present). The first link is defined as the oldest (by creation date) basic-type link for the current note.

It is possible to 'Go back', i.e. navigate backwards along the last traversed link, using Cmd+single-quote (⌘+'). In the case of the Go Back command Tinderbox will navigate the last-used link regardless of whether a Basic or Text type link.

Navigating Basic Links

Selecting and following Basic type links, especially if not the oldest link, is done using either of the following:

In either case, select a target note from the column of outbound links and double-click it. The target note will be selected and focused in the text pane; see below for whether the target note is shown in the view pane.

Navigating Text Links

Simply click on the link anchor. The target note will be selected and focused in the text pane; see below for whether the target note is shown in the view pane.

Displaying anchor text. By default, text link anchor text is coloured. Anchor text can also be temporarily underlined by pressing Cmd+Opt (⌘+⌥). Both these behaviours can be turned off via a document preference option.

Is the newly-selected target note shown in the view pane?

This depends on the view type: