! DO NOT DO THIS UNLESS YOU WANT TO DEAL WITH THE CONCEQUENCES !
- In the Obsidian File Explorer, press New Folder
- Name the folder
..., hit return to apply
The folder should not be created/renamed, as
... is an invalid folder name in Windows.
The folder is created with the name
..., and promptly disappears from the Obsidian File Explorer. In Windows,
... points to the folder that contains
..., which has some nasty consequences:
- It’s really hard (impossible?) to delete/rename the
...folder via Windows
- Git detects all files in
...'s parent folder as new files, because they now have a unique path via
- Operating system: Windows 10
- Debug info:
I managed to delete the
... folder via Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL), simply using
rmdir. Note that Windows-equivalent commands did not manage to delete the folder.