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Actions for Obsidian › Actions › Append Text To Periodic Note

Appends text to the current Daily, Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly or Yearly Note, either to the very end of the note (default) or to the section below a particular headline.



The vault to work in.

Type: Vault reference

Periodic Note Type


  • Daily Note
  • Weekly Note
  • Monthly Note
  • Quarterly Note
  • Yearly Note


Type: Text


The headline must be entered exactly as it appears in the note: headline levels, capitalization, punctuation etc. For example, ## My Headline, ### My Headline, and ## my headline are not identical.

Only applicable when “Append below headline” mode is enabled.

Type: Text


Where to append the text.


  • end of the note
  • end of the section below the headline

Ensure newline

If enabled, a line break will be added to the inserted text if it does not already have one. Useful if you have a piece of text that does not have a line break at the end, but should.

Type: Boolean (YES/NO)

Create note if necessary

If the periodic note couldn’t be found and “Create note if necessary” is enabled, it will be created so text can be appended; if the option is disabled, the action will return an error.

Type: Boolean (YES/NO)

Open or focus note

If enabled, after a successful operation, the note will be brought to the front in Obsidian.

Type: Boolean (YES/NO)