Photos disappearing

Photos disappear at random from notes. It just leaves me with a box where the photo once was complaining that the file has not yet been created. Luckily I make backups of my vault and can usually restore the photo, but it’s irritating that I do this manually every so often. If I didn’t make backups, I would be experiencing significant data loss. Is anyone else having this problem? I’ve used Obsidian Sync, EaseUS EverySync, and Synology Drive. None of these synchronization solutions slow down or stop those files from disappearing from my vault.

Can you give a bit more information?

Can you post your “Show Debug Info”?

Where are you storing your vault? Specifically, are you mixing sync/cloud tools? (Including ones that come with your OS, like iCloud or OneDrive.) If you are using multiple syncing tools, that is the likely problem. You will cause race-conditions, and they will overwrite one another.

When does it happen? Immediately after adding a photo? Or does it happen long afterwards? Any additional info you think of?

The sync tools I listed above are all the sync tools I’ve used in isolation. I know the pitfalls of mixing multiple sync/cloud tools together. This is why I would not dare to do such a thing. The photos do not disappear right away. They stay in the main folder in my vault till I rename them, to some title that seems logical to me, then I move them to my ‘_resources’ folder. This is all done from within Obsidian. As far as debug info, not sure what to provide. The photos disappear at random, I have no idea when it actually happens, I just eventually stumble upon a page that has a missing photo. Thus I have to manually go digging into one of my zipped-up backup files to retrieve the missing photo and place it back into my vault. I do appreciate you taking the time to look at my problem and trying to help me figure this out. That goes to anyone else in advance that takes a swing at this.

In Obsidian, run the command, “Show Debug Info”.

Obsidian version: v1.3.5
Installer version: v1.1.16
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