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Instead of links in org mode to external applications, what I want is links to org mode sections. I hope that open emacs://org/id/<uuid> in a browser will open emacs(GUI) and jump to the heading whose uuid is <uuid>. Obsidian has a plugin named advanced URL, open obsidian://advanced-uri?vault=<your-vault>&filepath=my-file&heading=Goal will open my-file.md and jump to the heading whose name is Goal. Is there a way to do the same thing in emacs org mode?

My platform is macos 10.15.

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  • I reckon the solution could be OS specific, So you'd better state your OS.
    – nichijou
    Commented Jan 28, 2023 at 9:27

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You can take a look at org-protocol.

Here is an example of how to add your own protocol from org-roam, with this we can open roam nodes with org-protocol://roam-node?node=uuid"

(defun org-roam-protocol-open-node (info)
  "This handler simply opens the file with emacsclient.
INFO is a plist containing additional information passed by the protocol URL.
It should contain the FILE key, pointing to the path of the file to open.
  Example protocol string:
org-protocol://roam-node?node=uuid"
  (when-let ((node (plist-get info :node)))
    (raise-frame)
    (org-roam-node-visit (org-roam-populate (org-roam-node-create :id node)) nil 'force))
  nil)

(push '("org-roam-node"  :protocol "roam-node"   :function org-roam-protocol-open-node)
      org-protocol-protocol-alist)

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