Steps to reproduce
Create a list as
- [ ] checkbox item
- [x] Checked checkbox item
-  Some text that should just includes  at the very front of it
Only the middle boxes should be checkboxes, of which only the bottom one should be ticked.
The last one should just read  asdf
The last two elements of the list are ticked
- Operating system: Mac OS Monterey 12.01
Obsidian version: v0.13.33
Installer version: v0.10.7
Operating system: Darwin Kernel Version 21.1.0: Wed Oct 13 17:33:23 PDT 2021; root:xnu-8019.41.5~1/RELEASE_X86_64 21.1.0
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Insider build toggle: off
Live preview: on
Legacy editor: off
Base theme: dark
Community theme: Obsidian Nord
Snippets enabled: 0
Safe mode: off
Plugins installed: 10
Plugins enabled: 8
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2: Editor Syntax Highlight
3: Obsidian Git
4: Sliding Panes (Andy’s Mode)
5: Export To TeX
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As a hack/workaround: Put any character in front of the  box to stop this behaviour.
Since I can’t edit anymore, I want to add the following new insights:
Any single character inside brackets acts as [x] in a list.
Try using e.g. [h] → This also results in a marked checkbox.
This behaviour can (in addition to the workaround above) be avoided by adding any other character in the checkbox, e.g. [ 5].
This is not a bug.
https://help.obsidian.md/How+to/Format+your+notes#Task+list states that any character inside
[ ] can be used to mark an item as completed, but by default
[x] is the only where the text is also crossed out.(this has been added with v0.14.0)
There are many users that take advantage of this behaviour to create custom checkboxes, here is a example:
If you want to see
 you will have to use
\[5\] in your note
From your debug information I can also see that you are using an old installer, so you cannot upgrade to v0.14 without an installer update.
To receive the latest version you will have to download & install from the website again, no need to uninstall the old version.
I was not aware of this actually being a feature, I am sorry for that.
Thanks for clarifying!
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