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Actions for Obsidian › Actions › Get Periodic Note

Returns the current Daily, Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly or Yearly Note.

The note is returned as Note, which gives you access to the entire contents of the note, as well as just its body, front matter, and file path.

This action will throw an error if the requested note doesn’t exist, so it’s best to use it after the “Check For Existence Of Periodic Note” action.



The vault to work in.

Type: Vault reference

Periodic Note Type


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

Open or focus note

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

Type: Boolean (YES/NO)

Return Value

Note reference