Alt text of external embed des not update

Steps to reproduce

  1. Insert an external embed with alt text.
    e.g. ![The original alt text](

  2. Swith to Preview mode

  3. Switch back to Edit mode.

  4. Edit the alt text.
    e.g. ![New alt text](

  5. Switch to Preview mode.

Expected result

The alt text should be updated to “New alt text”

Actual result

The alt text remains as the original.


  • Operating system: Ubuntu 21.04
  • Obsidian version: 0.12.19

Additional information

Changing to another document or restaring Obsidian forces the caption to update.

will be fixed 0.13.10

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