Indentation Guides Not Working With Tab Size = 3

Steps to reproduce

  1. Settings > Editor, Show indentation guides on
  2. Settings > Editor, Use tabs off
  3. Settings > Editor, Tab size = 3
  4. Create new note that includes a multi-level indented list

Expected result

Indentation guides appear in Reading, Source, and Live Preview modes.

Actual result

Indentation guides appear in Reading mode, but do not appear in Source and Live Preview.


  • Operating system: macOS 12.3
  • Debug info:

Obsidian version: v0.14.2
Installer version: v0.13.31
Operating system: Darwin Kernel Version 21.4.0: Mon Feb 21 20:34:37 PST 2022; root:xnu-8020.101.4~2/RELEASE_X86_64 21.4.0
Login status: logged in
Catalyst license: insider
Insider build toggle: on
Live preview: on
Legacy editor: off
Base theme: dark
Community theme: none
Snippets enabled: 0
Safe mode: on


Indentation lines are fixed at 4 spaces. Please, open a feature request for this.