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Queries Obsidian for the existence of a specific note. Returns YES or NO.



The vault to work in.

Type: Vault reference

File Path

The path of the note, relative to the vault root.

Type: Text

Return Value

Boolean (YES/NO)


If you want to test whether a note Hello exists, you’d set this action’s “File Path” parameter to Hello there. This would be followed by a built-in “If” action that checks the result of the “Check For Existence…” block using an is comparison – a positive result means “note exists”, a negative “note doesn’t exist”:

Screenshot of the action in a workflow