'Add to Database' question

So far I'm enjoying SiYuan the most out of available PKM tools. Great job!

Recently, I noticed there is a functionality on a block "Add to database". When I click it, it adds the block to a selected database, but all the columns are empty. I am wondering what are the use cases for this feature? I was wondering if I can add to a database that will automatically fill in data in table with information from the sub-blocks from the added block.

Thank you in advance for the response!

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    • revachol

      Just wondering: Is there a way to automatically populate some of the metadata depending on which document the block is inserted from? For example, If I insert a block from a document called "Programming" into a database I would like to display the document's title "Programming" in one of the database's columns without having to type it in myself

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    • WanChen

      There should be no space between “.action” and “{ .title}”.

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    • Eric

      Those are great answers, thanks. I was looking for this.

      Just one more thing remains though...

      Can I display block's attributes inside of it?

    • revachol

      Thank you! That works.

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