~~ of selected text replaces the text rather than formats as strikethrough

Steps to reproduce

Select a word/phrase in your text
Press ~~

Expected result

Selected text becomes marked as strikethrough ie. selected text (as is what happens if you are bolding selected text with **)

Actual result

Selected text is replaced with ~~


  • Operating system: Mac OSX 10.15.6
  • Obsidian version: 0.8.11

Additional information

We don’t support that yet. Search\Open a feature request.