Changing the logic of behavior in LaTeX formulas

bug or not

Steps to reproduce

  1. Enter $$
  2. Inside, enter any character
  3. Enter a space
  4. Enter =

Expected result

For example:
$A =$

Actual result

$A ==$
*with the location of the cursor between the signs equals.


  • Operating system: Windows 10 20H2
  • Obsidian version: 0.11.9

Additional information

I noticed this change in character input logic inside the $ signs after the last update.

But if you don’t make a space before entering the “=” sign, it is entered “correctly” (as it was before).

Perhaps this is not a bug, but a deliberately altered formula input behavior. In that case, it seems to me that this is an bad decision. For example, I often make spaces to make complex formulas easier to view and edit. Spaces are also used to separate the latex syntax from other variables (for example $\omega t$). So separating variables is sometimes intuitive and necessary, so I would like to be able to also separate the equal sign, as was possible before (without the extra movement of removing the second equal sign).

This has been dicussed other times.
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From 0.11.11, $, ~, =, % will only autopair on selected text.

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