Wikilinks are the internal links that connect the files in your knowledge base. (Also called
To create a wikilink, type
[[ and then start typing the name of another note in your repo. Once the desired note is selected press the
tab key to autocomplete it. For example: [graph-visualization].
Click on Windows ) on wikilink to navigate to that note (
F12 also works while your cursor is on the wikilink). If the file doesn’t exist it will be created in your workspace based on your default [note-templates] settings.
You can also create a [[placeholder]]. A placeholder is a wikilink that doesn’t have a target file and a link to a placeholder is styled differently so you can easily tell them apart. They can still be helpful to highlight connections.
Open the graph with
Foam: Show Graph command, and look at the placeholder node.
CTRL/CMD+click on a wikilink you can navigate to the note, or create it (if the link is a placeholder).
Foam supports autocompletion, navigation, embedding and diagnostics for note sections. Just use the standard wiki syntax of
The Foam for VSCode extension automatically generates [link-reference-definitions] at the bottom of the file to make wikilinks compatible with other Markdown tools and parsers.