Backlink in inline footnote not being displayed properly in live preview mode

Steps to reproduce

Create an inline footnote with a backlink in it, e.g.

Expected result

Foonote being displayed properly (with the right text color and link style etc.)

Actual result

Obviously messed-up style:

Without the backlink it would be fine:


  • Operating system: Windows 10
  • Debug info:
    Obsidian version: v0.15.9
    Installer version: v0.14.15
    Operating system: Windows 10 Home 10.0.19041

Additional information

Can be reproduced in any theme

I could not replicate this issue. Maybe you want to update your installer version to v0.15.9 and see if that does it? I use Minimal and this example renders okay for me.

This is Live Preview

This is Reading View


Steps to reproduce

In Live Preview…

Line of text^[with footnote]

This is broken.

<span class="cm-hmd-barelink cm-link">with footnote</span>
line of text with space ^[before the footnote]

or with a some non-letter characters ]^[before the footnote]

Works as expected.

<span class="cm-inline-footnote">before the footnote</span>


  • Operating system: Windows 11, 21H2, 22000.376
  • Obsidian version: 0.13.18
  • Installer Version: 0.13.14
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