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Release Notes (version 0.35)

Dendron 0.35 has sprouted 🌱


  • better doctor command to fix common and uncomment ailments 👨‍⚕️
  • better control of startup and publishing behavior
  • lots of bug fixes and stability improvements

Spring Cleaning

Old style note references are formally deprecated and will be removed in future releases. You can run dendron doctor with the oldNoteRefToNew option to migrate (remember to backup before migrating - in theory this is unnecessary)


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

  • Vivek Raja +bugcatcher
    • Lookup hangs on non-dendron workspace
    • plugin tries to index files outside of dendron workspace
  • Nbartzokas
    • Wildcard note ref causes formatting issues in lists of second and subsequent notes
  • Gijs-Jan Roelofs @GJ#4740 +bugcatcher
    • Syntax highlighting does not recognize Wiki-styled links.
  • Aditya @xypnox#1354 +bugcatcher
    • Heading References with footnotes doesn't work
  • John Meyer @John AF4JM#5463
    • Ctrl-hover should NOT create a new note
    • schema graph issue
    • dendron startup file formatting
  • John Young @JohnYoung626#5967
    • issue with refactoring



A Better Doctor

Dendron doctor has been updated with a bunch of new options including the ability to migrate old style refs to new style refs

  • shortcuts: none

Auto fix various issues with Dendron. You can pick among various actions for the doctor to perform


  • fixFrontmatter
    • add ids and titles to the frontmatter of all notes that are missing it
    • setup a docs folder if it doesn't exist. Required if you want to publish your notes

  • h1ToTitle: remove initial h1 header and use it to replace contents of title field in frontmatter
  • h1ToH2: convert all initial h1 header to h2 header
  • removeStubs: remove all stub docs
  • oldNoteRefToNew: convert legacy note refs to new style note refs


  • support hiding hierarchy view on published page (docs)
  • GitPunchcard support multi-vault (docs)
  • support toggling vault initialization behavior at startup (docs)
  • support migrating old note refs to new note refs (docs)

Bug Fixes

  • correct hiearchyDisplayTitle to hierarchyDisplay option (BREAKING)
  • fix spurious getVault errors

House Cleaning

  • removed all old style refs from dendron-site
  • formal deprecation notice for old style refs (((ref: )) syntax) - they will be removed in the next release. use doctor to upgrade