Navigating Your Notes: Mastering External, Internal, and Wiki Links in Outline

External Links

If you are going to add some information, e.g. from a website and would like to be able to get to this site from Outline page, make a hyperlink:

  • Copy URL from the website you want to get to directly from Outline and hit Space button to make it active;

  • Link a URL to a certain word in your note – select it, then left-click the Link icon on the toolbar and paste URL into the corresponding field. The site will open in Safari and will be linked to this word.

Internal Links

Right-click on page title on the left and select Copy Link to This Page. Paste it wherever you want in a notebook to get quick access to the page.

You can also make links between notebooks, sections & section groups. Right-click on its name in the navigation tree and choose the corresponding option.

Wiki Links

Save your time creating wiki links to pages within one section. The process is fast and simple:

  1. Just enclose a word or a phrase into double square brackets;

  1. A page with this title will be added automatically to the section.

Table of Contents

If your notebook contains many pages, section or section groups, like an academic paper, book or a big report, you can insert TOC to organize and navigate your notes easily. 

Click + > choose Insert Table of Contents > set the desired structure and it will be automatically generated. Or use the menu bar at the top of your Mac's display.

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