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a | b --|-- [[Start Here|x]] | b
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A table with a link with text “x” pointing to “Start Here”.
A table containing cells “[[Start Here” and “x]]”.
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I’m aware that there is already a (closed) post on this topic. However, I think that the solution posted in the original thread (escaping the pipe) is just a workaround and filing this as a bug is justified. Here are a few supporting arguments:
|is seen as a n operator whereas
]are seen as brackets and brackets take precedence before operators.
- The syntax of wikilinks is derived from wikitext and while this markup language uses slightly different syntax for tables, it still uses the pipe character to separate cells without interfering with wikilinks.
- Even the discourse syntax highlighting thinks this is an abbreviated link and not two separate cells.
- If I accept a suggestion that is due to an alias defined as a note property, the generated abbreviated wikilink will be broken if it is in the context of a table.