Once you’ve done the above, delete everything above this line.
Steps to reproduce
Inside a fresh vault enable the “Editor > auto pair markdown syntax” option, insert
$$ and place the cursor between the
$ signs. Type an
* or a
In a math environment, it’s more common for these characters to mean either
- a subscript when using an underscore
- a complex conjugate (at least in physics) when using a astrisk
I would there expect obsidian to ignore this feature when inside a math environment.
Instead we get two of the character with the cusror placed in between them.
SYSTEM INFO: Obsidian version: v1.2.8 Installer version: v1.2.7 Operating system: Windows 10 Home 10.0.22621 Login status: logged in Catalyst license: none Insider build toggle: off Live preview: on Legacy editor: off Base theme: dark Community theme: none Snippets enabled: 0 Restricted mode: on RECOMMENDATIONS: none
I can’t find any discussion of this or a community plugin that would handle this. Regardless, it feels like a bug to me as I would expect a mathjax user to want to insert markdown syntax inside mathjax.