The Totally Unnecessary Way To Write Quick Notes in Obsidian


Writing Quick Notes in Obsidian

When using Obsidian I know that having more connections is betterhaving more connections is betterWith more connections, it makes it easier to traverse from one idea to another one. It's like comparing roads in a city versus roads in the countryside. That being said, the links need to be useful.. So I often take it upon myself to use Obsidian for everything. Thanks to the plugin system provided by Obsidian, it personalizesthe future is personalizationAlgorithms and computers have already provided solutions to many problems. The next step is to provide personalized solutions which is why AI is so popular. (e.g. personalized ads) the way I use Obsidian and allowed me to do many things that would otherwise be impractical (e.g. getting my TODOs from Todoist). But even with this customizability, sometimes Obsidian just isn't the right tool for the jobuse the right tool for the jobA one-size fits all solution is very broad and doesn't solve specific problems. Because the future is personalization, these one-sized fits all solutions don't help us very much.. One example is writing quick notes into Obsidian.

When writing quick notes, I'm often in midst of something and I want to jot down something in the most frictionless way possible. With Obsidian, there's a lot of friction.

Points of Friction in Obsidian (Desktop):

  • Switching windows to Obsidian
  • Opening a new or existing note
  • Renaming the title from "Untitled"
  • Clicking into the note
  • Typing the "quick" note
  • Switching back to the original window

Fleeting Notes x Obsidian

Although these points seem trivial, I've noticed that they add up and have prevented me from writing more notes or even any notes at all. Oftentimes I find that the best ideas come when I'm least preparedopportunities are for the preparedOpportunities come at random times and only people that are always prepared to seize the opportunity are the ones that can take advantage of them. to write them down. Therefore I've decided to create an entire application called Fleeting Notes. As the name suggests, the app is solely dedicated to writing your fleeting thoughts.

So how is "Fleeting Notes" better than Obsidian? It's not.

Fleeting Notes enhances Obsidian. It allows me to write quick notes (wth links + backlinks) within my browser and syncs seamlessly with Obsidian through a pluginHow to Sync Fleeting Notes with ObsidianFleeting Notes is a separate network of notes outside of Obsidian. The goal of this plugin sync both these networks of notes into one! Below are step-by-step instructions on how to do this. Note: If you are using Android, consider using local file sync to keep your notes synced. Installation / Setup 1. Before you begin, you'll need to create an account in the Fleeting Notes App. You can do this by navigating to the settings and registering. Fleeting Notes authentication form 1. Go to Sett. Feel free to try it and if you're interested also join my discord channel.