It is often useful to associate reference material with an outline node. Small chunks of plain text can simply be stored in the subtree of a project. Hyperlinks (see Hyperlinks) can establish associations with files that live elsewhere on a local, or even remote, computer, like emails or source code files belonging to a project.
Another method is attachments, which are files located in a directory belonging to an outline node. Org uses directories either named by a unique ID of each entry, or by a ‘
|• Attachment defaults and dispatcher||How to access attachment commands|
|• Attachment options||Configuring the attachment system|
|• Attachment links||Hyperlink access to attachments|
|• Automatic version-control with Git||Everything safely stored away|
|• Attach from Dired||Using dired to select an attachment|