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Getting Started


This walkthrough will help you get started with Dendron. Before you start, make sure you have Dendron installed and a workspace initialized.

  1. With VSCode in focus, launch the command palette:

This lets you execute commands inside vscode

  • Linux: Ctrl+Shift+P
  • macOS: Cmd+Shift+P
  • Windows: Ctrl+Shift+P

  1. Paste the following command and press Enter:
> Dendron: Initialize Workspace
  1. Select a folder that will act as the root of your dendron workspace.

Initialize workspace

When the workspace opens, it will show dialogue to install the recommended extensions. Though not required, these extensions add all the non-core features of Dendron like wiki links and tagging support.

Your first workspace

After you've started Dendron, you should see a screen like the one below (depending on your color theme, your colors might look different).



  1. Notes
  2. Links
  3. Vaults
  4. Publishing
  5. Recap