Mobile: Split tabs option not showing up. How to fix?

Latest version of obsidian and IOS

What I’m trying to do

The option to have 2 or more split screen tabs opened at once on mobile is no longer on my command prompt. I may have touched something on obsidian when half asleep this morning. But I’ve tried messing with the settings and I haven’t found it yet. Does anyone know how to re-enable this?

For clarification, I’m not talking about how many open tabs I have as shown in the right bottom corner but the ability to have multiple tabs open as split tabs simultaneously on the screen.

Could be the update…

Didn’t try that but long-pressing on sidebar tab group items (Backlinks, Properties, etc.) and selecting was impossible as the pop-up menu disappeared on releasing from long-press. (iOS 1.5.8.)

It may be the update. Have an idea how to get to split tab view now?

Is this related to the stacked tabs view thingy?

No. It’s different. It’s a bug that went through the catalyst people.

I’m afraid if you cannot downgrade your version (on a JB device), you need to wait for a fix.

I’m hoping for all small-deviced people a fix comes fast as there’s not enough screen real estate even on an iPad mini and the Hover Editor is useful.

I did not thoroughly test the 1.5.8 version though. Saw the issue (on my own rather skimpy theme, didn’t try the default theme, I don’t care much for the default theme), replicated the error 3-4 times and reverted the update.

On Android Mobile the settings split right & split down …

… have now disappeared from my Android phone.

… are still there on my Android Tablet and Chromebook.

[… so screen size rather than mobile per se seems to be the deciding factor of this change]

However I can make them reappear on my Android phone by making Android “think” that I have a tablet …

For this you need to have enabled developer options.
(… Tap “About Phone/Build number” seven times.)

In developer options scroll down to Smallest width

e.g. on my Android phone I have

Smallest width:
411 dp

On Android the pivot figure is 600 dp.
… anything below Android thinks you have a phone.
… anything above Android thinks you have a tablet.

So I set it to 610 dp (from 411 dp)

Now when I reload Obsidian(no need to reboot the phone) …

… it has a tablet layout with tabs on top and …

ctrl+p split right
ctrl+p split down
& the menu items

… are back.

This developer setting needs to be set each time you reboot the phone …
i.e. you can try it and you’ll be back to normal after a reboot.

CARE: this setting affects everything on your phone … e.g. your Android browser will also have a tablet layout.

… you can alternate between the two layouts by changing the dp in developer options and reloading Obsidian without needing to reboot.
… I’ve used the opposite on my small 8.4" Android tablet in the past when I wanted my browser to have a phone interface by setting the dp below 600 at 590.

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