0.16.0 - CMD+space to create a task does not work anymore?

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Steps to reproduce

CMD+SPACE should create a new tasks but since I updated to 0.16.0 it does nothing.

Expected result

CMD + SPACE should create - [ ]

Actual result



  • Operating system:
  • Debug info:
    Obsidian version: v0.16.0
    Installer version: v0.14.15
    Operating system: Darwin Kernel Version 21.6.0: Wed Aug 10 14:28:35 PDT 2022; root:xnu-8020.141.5~2/RELEASE_ARM64_T8101 21.6.0
    Login status: logged in
    Catalyst license: insider
    Insider build toggle: on
    Live preview: on
    Legacy editor: off
    Base theme: light
    Community theme: none
    Snippets enabled: 0
    Restricted mode: off
    Plugins installed: 59
    Plugins enabled: 33
    1: Tasks v1.12.0
    2: Activity History v0.1.4
    3: Advanced Slides v1.17.0
    4: Advanced Tables v0.17.3
    5: Annotator v0.2.6
    6: Better footnote v1.0.1
    7: Breadcrumbs v3.6.0
    8: Calendar v1.5.10
    9: Dataview v0.5.43
    10: File Explorer Note Count v1.2.0
    11: Kanban v1.3.17
    12: Local images v0.14.2
    13: Map View v2.1.1
    14: Media Extended v2.11.1
    15: Natural Language Dates v0.6.1
    16: Note Refactor v1.7.1
    17: Obsidian Query Language v2.0.0
    18: Obsidian_to_Anki v3.4.1
    19: Obsidian42 - Jump-to-Date v1.0.12
    20: Outliner v3.0.0
    21: Ozan’s Image in Editor Plugin v2.1.4
    22: Pandoc Plugin v0.2.5
    23: Paste URL into selection v1.7.0
    24: Periodic Notes v0.0.17
    25: Recent Files v1.3.3
    26: Simple Embeds v1.12.0
    27: Smart Random Note v0.2.1
    28: Tag Wrangler v0.5.3
    29: Templater v1.12.0
    30: Image Toolkit v1.3.1
    31: QuickAdd v0.5.5
    32: Obsidian Charts v3.6.3
    33: Excalidraw v1.7.18

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Additional information

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  1. Same here. Default theme and Sandbox vault. Ctrl-Enter no longer creates a checkbox in Windows 10.

  2. Your installer is quite far behind. I recommend (or in fact it might be necessary for a lot of stuff) to download a fresh installer from the website and reinstall Obsidian. It won’t fix this particular problem.


I just updated to installer 0.15.9. Problem is still there but thanks @rigmarole for noticing :slight_smile:

This is indented,
Ctrl + Enter was removed as the default hotkey and now has a different function.
It is now bound to Open link under cursor in new tab for consistency.

You can go into Settings > Hotkeys and assign the Toggle checkbox status to whatever you prefer.

Cmd + Space was never bound to anything.


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