Cannot set "Delete current file" with Delete key

Steps to reproduce

Open Settings → Hotkeys → find “Delete current file” and Customize this command with “Delete” key.

Expected result

Set “Delete current file” command success.

Actual result

Nothing happens, i.e. UI prompts “press hotkey …”, but frozen and nothing happens (P.s. other keys are OK).


  • Debug info:
    Obsidian version: v0.15.9
    Installer version: v0.15.9
    Operating system: Windows 7 Ultimate Service Pack 1 6.1.7601
    Login status: not logged in
    Insider build toggle: off
    Live preview: on
    Legacy editor: off
    Base theme: light
    Community theme: none
    Snippets enabled: 0
    Restricted mode: off
    Plugins installed: 18
    Plugins enabled: 18
    1: Show Current File Path v0.5.2
    2: Paste URL into selection v1.7.0
    3: Emoji Toolbar v0.3.1
    4: Copy button for code blocks v0.1.0
    5: Dictionary v2.21.1
    6: File Explorer Note Count v1.2.0
    7: Mousewheel Image zoom v1.0.13
    8: Various Complements v7.1.1
    9: Linter v1.5.1
    10: Latex Suite v1.5.0
    11: Commander v0.1.0
    12: Recent Files v1.3.3
    13: Advanced Tables v0.17.3
    14: Customizable Menu v2.2.0
    15: Tag Wrangler v0.5.3
    16: Find orphaned files and broken links v1.8.0
    17: Dataview v0.5.46
    18: Outliner v3.0.0

P.s. I can confirm that my keyboard is fine, since it can delete characters on a note normally.

The delete key alone is used by the editor to delete chars, so you can’t use it in hotkeys.

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