External links do not open

External links on explorer path or programs do not open in Preview mode


Steps to reproduce

  1. Create new note.
  2. Insert text:
  1. Clicking on both link with Ctrl key is open Notepad and Explorer with “C:\Windows” folder.
  2. Switch to Preview mode.
  3. Clicking on both link with Ctrl key or without is nothing open.

Expected result

Opening program\Explorer in Preview mode as in Edit mode.

Actual result

Nothing opens.


  • Operating system:
    Windows 10 x64
  • Obsidian version:

This is not the correct format, read the docs. You can also use drag-ctrl-drop to get the link in the right format