Using Hookmark with Capacities app

Hookmark invoked in Capacities

Capacities is a next-generation note-taking app built for personal knowledge management. Hookmark works with the Mac and web versions of Capacities.

Hookmark enables you to link Capacities items to and from anything that is also link-friendly.

This page provides some of the technical details about linking with Capacities.

Copy Link, Copy Markdown Link and Hook to Copied Link

When you invoke Hookmark on an item in Capacities and then choose Copy Link or Copy Markdown Link, Hookmark will produce a link containing a URL like this: capacities://. You can paste those links anywhere.

With a Capacities (capacities://) link in the clipboard, you can invoke Hookmark on any other linkable item and use the handy Hook to Copied Link command to bidirectionally link the other item to the Capacities object.

Search for Capacities bookmarks in Hookmark

Hookmark automatically bookmarks links it creates. That means if you Copy Link, Copy Markdown Link, or hook Capacities items, Hookmark will automatically bookmark those items for you. Later you can find those bookmarks using Hookmark’s search command, on any device with which you sync Hookmark’s bookmarks! Hookmark becomes a treasure trove of links to the information you value the most.

To find Capacities items you’ve processed with Hookmark, simply

  1. invoke Hookmark
  2. enter search mode (with ⌘F or a click)
  3. type: url:capacities and hit the return key

Your Capacities bookmarks will show up in the search results.

Hook to New > Capacities

You can also use Hookmark’s Hook to New command to create new objects in Capacities. This is a very convenient way to create content in that app.

When you create a capacities object via Hookmark, Hookmark will name it and create a hook between the source and the object. In the future when you invoke Hookmark on the source, you will see a link to the Capacities item, and vice versa.

See also…

Capacities is discussed and illustrated elsewhere on this website. To find out more:

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