File links not recognized in preview without []()

Steps to reproduce

Create a file link without [](), so just file:///c:/test.xlsx by itself

Expected result

I expect this to be recognized in preview mode as a link.

Actual result

The file link is not clickable in preview mode. It is clickable in edit mode.


  • Operating system: Windows 10
  • Obsidian version: 0.7.5

I think it’s better if you search\open a feature request for this. At the moment, the only links that are recognized without are http://

I’ve found this missing as well, but there is a plugin-workaround through this plugin: