Canvas randomly hides items on Canvas until I close and reopen

Steps to reproduce

  1. Open Sandbox Vault
  2. Create Canvas and name it whatever
  3. Add several pieces to the canvas, you can see in the video below I have ~23 items on the canvas, some being Metadata Menu codeblocks (with the plugin disabled)
  4. Duplicate a group and move it around
  5. It will start acting glitchy.

Did you follow the troubleshooting guide? Y

Expected result

For this not to happen.

Actual result

It started when I attempted to rename the group, it acted like it was on top of another group. and when I closed and reopened the file, then it jumped to behind most of the other items without me moving it there.


Obsidian version: v1.5.3
Installer version: v1.4.16
Operating system: Darwin Kernel Version 23.3.0: Tue Dec 19 20:59:01 PST 2023; root:xnu-10002.80.20.505.4~2/RELEASE_ARM64_T6031 23.3.0
Login status: logged in
Catalyst license: supporter
Insider build toggle: on
Live preview: on
Base theme: adapt to system
Community theme: none
Snippets enabled: 0
Restricted mode: on


I have a Macbook Pro M3 Max with 48GB RAM so it isn’t my hardware.

Additional information

Screen Recordings here:

Screenshot of the duplicated canvas items:

When this happened and I closed and reopenened the canvas, it moved from there to here:

I did not move it there. You can see it still looks duplicated, even though it isn’t.

Seems to work better for me in v1.5.6 on my Windows PC.

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