Logseq Office Hours #2: Building processes with queries

Want to take your practice to the next level? Join our community manager Ramses for the second Logseq Office Hours and learn everything you need to know about queries!

Last updated on April 6, 2022

During this hour-long session, Ramses showed the two fundamentals of Logseq (linking and indentation) and why it matters to find back your notes. He then demoed how to write a query, going from a broad question to progressively more specific search terms.

 

Timestamps

  • 0:00 Introduction
  • 2:46 Overview of the topics we'll discuss
  • 4:44 The two most important fundamentals of Logseq
  • 5:31 Fundamental 1: Blocks and branches
  • 11:03 Fundamental 2: Links
  • 13:14 How to get started writing Logseq queries
  • 14:38 The basic query filters
  • 17:52 Why indentation matters for queries
  • 22:50 Demo of creating a query, going from broad to specific
  • 31:07 Question: Can you use the (between) filter in queries when you use a different date format?
  • 31:55 How to use properties in queries
  • 36:25 An example of how to use queries for a content pipeline in Logseq
  • 42:37 How properties enable you to create data tables
  • 43:25 Question: Will we be able to create our own state lists (for blocks) in Logseq?
  • 45:41 Question: Does it matter for queries where in a block a link appears?
  • 47:16 Announcing the Logseq community hub
  • 50:44 Question: What is the biggest advantage of using properties in Logseq?
  • 52:28 Did you find something confusing? Let us know in the YouTube comments!
  • 54:31 Question: Is it possible to sort query results?
  • 55:55 Wrap-up

Links mentioned in the video

Logseq on Twitter

Official Logseq documentation

Official Logseq documentation about queries

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