Cmd + Enter Checkbox shortcut not working

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Steps to reproduce

  1. Try to create checkbox with Cmd + Enter

  2. Checkbox does not show up.

  3. Create checkbox manually via Markdown formatting.

  4. Use Cmd + Enter to “check” the box.

  5. Checkbox is not “checked”, has to be checked manually via a mouse click.

Expected result

Checkbox should generate or be toggled on/off when user presses Cmd + Enter hotkey.

Actual result

Checkbox does not generate nor toggle with Cmd + Enter hotkey.


  • Operating system: Windows 10 desktop app
  • Debug info:
    Obsidian version: v1.0.0
    Installer version: v0.15.8
    Operating system: Windows 10 Pro 10.0.19044
    Login status: not logged in
    Insider build toggle: off
    Live preview: on
    Legacy editor: off
    Base theme: dark
    Community theme: Minimal
    Snippets enabled: 0
    Restricted mode: off
    Plugins installed: 46
    Plugins enabled: 41
    1: Fullscreen mode plugin v0.1.2
    2: Advanced Tables v0.17.3
    3: Todoist Plugin v1.9.0
    4: Mind Map v1.1.0
    5: Markdown Formatting Assistant v0.4.0
    6: Editor Syntax Highlight v0.1.3
    7: Reading Time v1.1.1
    8: Recent Files v1.3.3
    9: Toggl Track v0.9.0
    10: LanguageTool Integration v0.3.0
    11: Dictionary v2.21.1
    12: Admonition v9.0.5
    13: Paste URL into selection v1.7.0
    14: QuickAdd v0.5.5
    15: Note Refactor v1.7.1
    16: JSONifier v1.0.1
    17: Style Settings v0.4.12
    18: Day Planner v0.5.8
    19: Excel to Markdown Table v0.4.0
    20: Find orphaned files and broken links v1.8.0
    21: Pandoc Plugin v0.4.1
    22: Image Toolkit v1.3.1
    23: Custom Frames v2.4.4
    24: Reminder v1.1.12
    25: Better Word Count v0.8.1
    26: CSV Editor v0.0.1
    27: Jira Issue v1.31.0
    28: Natural Language Dates v0.6.1
    29: Shell commands v0.16.0
    30: File Explorer Note Count v1.2.0
    31: Google Tasks v1.4.6
    32: Todoist Link v2.0.5
    33: Todoist Text v1.3.2
    34: Templater v1.14.3
    35: Obsidian Git v2.6.0
    36: Minimal Theme Settings v6.0.5
    37: Copy button for code blocks v0.1.0
    38: Vantage - Advanced search builder v1.4.2
    39: Dataview v0.5.47
    40: Outliner v4.1.0
    41: Kanban v1.4.6

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Additional information

Thanks for taking care of this! I love Obsidian and this is the main feature that I use this app for. I am considering buying Sync (currently using Git). Without this shortcut, I will probably move on to Notion instead.

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