'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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    • WanChen

      You may need template columns


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    • revachol

      Thank you! That works.

    • WanChen 1

      Please use the following template.

      .action{$id := .id}
      .action{$blockList := queryBlocks "SELECT * FROM blocks where id = (select root_id from blocks where id = '?')" $id}
      .action{$block := first $blockList}
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    • 88250

      This function can be seen as recording metadata for blocks and managing these metadata (sorting, filtering, etc.) through different views, thereby making it easier to manage blocks.

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