Links to notes that use "<" and ">": Opening the link in Editor mode doesn't work as expected

Steps to reproduce

  1. I want to create a text that links to another note whose filename consists of more than one word. For that purpose, I think you need to encompass the filename within “<” and “>” (right?).
    Example: Link to a file called “‘conditional probability’.md”
    [probabilities conditional on other probabilities](<'conditional probability'>)
  2. In Editor Mode, I hold ctrl and click on the link (the part in the non-square brackets).

Expected result

For the example given, I expect this to open (or create) a file called “‘conditional probability’.md”.

Actual result

It opens (or creates) a file called “<‘conditional probability’>”. Clicking on the link in Preview Mode, on the other hand, lead to the expected file.

Environment

  • Operating system: Linux Mint 20.1 with Mate Desktop
  • Obsidian version: v0.11.13

Additional information

This link will help explain how to use internal links.

Thanks! So, the (very easy and possibly obvious) solution is to write: [[‘conditional probability’|foo]]?

The method with the “<” and “>” did (somehow) work, so it is implemented in Markdown. But I guess it’s not very commonly used. Thanks for pointing me in the right direction!

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