Page Prefixes How should Roam be organized?
She has a handful of page prefixes that help me distinguish between page types. (this is an adoption of the PARA system)
B: Books C: Courses P: Projects –– Collections of tasks that have a specific end date and clear success criteria. E: Evergreen –– Evergreen Notes modelled off Andy's System (similar to Zettles to the Zettlekasten system) ➽ Original Creations –– Things I'm creating that are/will be public at some point. Essays, digital garden notes, conference talks, video tutorials, and livestream/podcast outlines all fall under this umbrella
These are handy for quickly searching for a certain type of note - the prefix lets you quickly scan through all your books/projects/Evergreen from just the inline search system.
It also means you can create multiple pages with the same title, but of different types.
For example, B: Meat Planet and ➽ Meat Planet are two different pages in my database. One is my notes on the book Meat Planet, and the second is a planning and draft-writing space for an illustrated essay I made that took what I learned from the book and expanded it into an original creation.