Opening new tab in reading mode via heading or block link takes multiple seconds

Steps to reproduce

  1. In the sandbox vault, create these files with these names and content:
  2. Set the “Default view for new tabs” to “Reading View”
  3. From the 003-新修本草 note, use backlinks to navigate to the part of the other note that contains links to headings or blocks within the other note
  4. Mod-click one of the -> links to open 003-新修本草 in a new tab at a subheading in reading mode

Did you follow the troubleshooting guide? [Y/N]


Expected result

The 003-新修本草 note in the new tab should jump to the correct heading immediately

Actual result

There is a delay of several seconds before the tab navigates to the desired position.


Obsidian version: v1.5.6
Installer version: v1.4.16
Operating system: Windows 10 Pro 10.0.19045
Login status: logged in
Catalyst license: supporter
Insider build toggle: on
Live preview: on
Base theme: light
Community theme: none
Snippets enabled: 0
Restricted mode: on


Additional information

I don’t actually speak or read the language in these samples; they were provided by a user of one of my plugins, who thought the issue was plugin-related. (It is not, since it’s reproducible in a restricted-mode sandbox.)

I have never been able to produce this issue with any of my own notes (English, mostly not that big), only with user-provided samples like these, so it may have something to do with character encoding. The user did note that performance was even worse with larger documents and with more plugins enabled, with delays lasting minutes or longer.

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