Are the pages nested within one another, or are you creating a link?

I have page A.

In page A I had a link to an existing page B.

Then I moved page B inside page A.

At this point, on page A, I cannot discern the link to page B from the actual page B.

Are they the same link, just created in two different ways?

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Id guess yes, but I dont know

When you type /page and create a new page, are the pages nested within one another or are you creating a link to a new object ?

I had the same question (trying to see how the object model is similar/different to Notion), and did some experiments. You can’t easily duplicate an object like you can in Notion, but you can create a “nested” page in a page, and then copy that block, and those both end up pointing to the same thing. Also, using the “Move” function it’s possible to move a page inside itself.

So from this I’d conclude that subpages are effectively links and not owned child objects (as they would be in Notion).

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@trellick Came to the same conclusion, also you can have pages that have no link and can only be found through search

https://community.anytype.io/d/396-are-pages-actually-nested-within-one-another

Exactly! We have no nesting in terms of pages / objects.

All Anytype structure based on linking between objects, and those links are directional, so you know that page A links to → page B.

This is how your Anytype structure can look like. Image from GraphQL book

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