Backlinks not shown when note is manually created

Steps to reproduce:

  • write an internal link which no existing note link to it, such as [[internal link]] in any note.
  • creat a new note named “internal link” through hotkey (means not by clicking that [[internal link]])
  • open the backlinks pane, then I find nothing shown there.

Expected result:

  • The note contains [[internal link]] display in the backlink pane.

Actual result:

  • Nothing in the backlink pane.
  • But after the note named “internal link” is created, writing [[internal link]] in a note can make that note shown in the backlink pane.


  • Operating system: Win 10
  • Obsidian version: 0.9.6

Thanks. I can reproduce. Restarting the app shows the link. We’ll look into it.

this has been fixed at some point

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