Newly created notes from links not respecting default folder setting

Steps to reproduce

Create a new note by following a wiki link for a non-existing note.

Expected result

Note should be created in the folder specified by default location for new notes in settings.

Actual result

Note is created in vault root.


  • Operating system: macOS 11.6
  • Obsidian version:Obsidian 0.12.19

Additional information

I can’t repro.
Post a screen recording in safe mode showing your settings and reproducing the bug. Thanks

Very weird, I toggled safe mode off and on and now it’s working fine. My bad.

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