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Release Notes (version 0.57)

Dendron 0.57 has sprouted 馃尡


  • (workspace) Workspace initialization up to 60% faster 馃殌馃殌馃殌
  • (workspace) Seed Browser: Users can now browse the Seed Registry directly from their workspace, and interactively download them into their workspace (docs)
  • (workspace) Insert note has a bunch of new modes (docs)
  • (workspace) Tag colors now show up in graph view
  • (workspace) Progress indicators are now displayed for all long running actions
  • (workspace) The legacy preview has been removed as a recommended extension
  • (workspace): Nicer refactor preview
  • (workspace): Better hover message
  • (markdown) Dendron natively supports @user notes (docs)
  • (pods) The GitHub pod can now use publish to create new issues (docs)
  • (fix:workspace) Backlinks properly update on frontmatter tag changes
  • (fix:workspace) Issue with browse note command on windows
  • (fix:workspace) Unhandled error when escaping from insert note command


Our documentation changes a lot week by week. Below is a highlight of some updates from the past week.


Thank You's

A big thanks to the following gardeners that brought up issues, contributions, and fixes to this release :man_farmer: :woman_farmer: You can see an overview of all roles here




User Tags

Dendron allows you to tag users in your notes. You can tag users inline like @example. They are similar to tags, except that they are meant to reference users. In a vault shared with many people, where each person can have their own user note. Or you can also use it yourself to keep track of information about people you know.


  • tag colors now show up in graph view
  • significant (+60%) improvements to workspace startup speed
  • tag color display improvements
  • progress indicators for all long running tasks
  • additional styling improvements for nextjs publishing

Bug Fixes

  • issue with "Browse Note" command for windows

House Cleaning

  • remove Dendron Markdown Preview Enhanced as recommended extension



Seed browser

Seed Browser is a new view that let's you view Seeds that are available in the Seed Registry. You can view detailed information about the seeds and download them to your workspace.

Browse the Seeds available in the Seed Registry and view detailed information about each one. You can also add seeds to your workspace through the UI.


  • improve hover message for missing notes
  • ability to set selection type to none (docs)
  • use github publish to create new issues (docs)
  • nicer refactor preview
  • treeview improvements when publishing using nextjs
  • added dendron cache to .gitignore on vault add
  • added various alias modes for insert note link command (docs)

Bug Fixes

  • backlinks properly update on frontmatter tag changes
  • slugify github issue title when importing