Canvas crashes with zero byte image files

Steps to reproduce

  1. Create a Canvas
  2. Embed/import zero byte image file to it

Did you follow the troubleshooting guide? [Y/N]


Expected result

An error message or a card which prompts me to swap the file.

Actual result

Canvas crashes. Only some connection lines are visible.


Obsidian version: v1.5.6
Installer version: v1.5.3
Operating system: Darwin Kernel Version 23.3.0: Wed Dec 20 21:30:44 PST 2023; root:xnu-10002.81.5~7/RELEASE_ARM64_T6000 23.3.0
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Catalyst license: insider
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Live preview: on
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Restricted mode: on


Additional information

Here’s a video showing that:

I don’t know how these zero byte files are created in the first place. I’ve noticed two of them in my main vault. One of them is a copy-pasted image (png) and the other one is a downloaded bmp file.

ok, thanks

Will be fixed 1.5.7.

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