Cannot create backlink (Square Brackets are behaving weirdly)

Steps to reproduce

  1. Load this text document in a brand new vault
  2. Open the file in the new vault

Expected result

  • Backlinks should work
  • square bracket should be greyed out

Actual result

  • Some of the backlinks work, but not all.
  • Backlinks are not created properly
  • 4th square bracket is not greyed out


  • Operating system: Windows 10
  • Debug info: SYSTEM INFO:
    Obsidian version: v0.13.23
    Installer version: v0.12.19
    Operating system: Windows 10 Pro 10.0.19044
    Login status: logged in
    Catalyst license: none
    Insider build toggle: off
    Live preview: on
    Legacy editor: on
    Base theme: dark
    Community theme: none
    Snippets enabled: 0
    Safe mode: on


Additional information

Defining Trauma - Chapter 2 - Trauma (21.7 KB)

The problem is that you have new lines in the links.

1 Like

Did not know that, Thanks a lot!