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Returns the path of the currently active/focussed file, whether it’s a note, a canvas, an image etc.

This action will return nothing if there is no active/focussed file, which can be tested for using a built-in “If” action with a “has any value” condition.



The vault to work in.

Type: Vault reference

Return Value



Use a built-in If conditional (“If [Active File] has any value”) with the result of the Get Active File action to test if the active tab contains anything: