Single Square Brackets Before Internal Links Breaks Some Linking Functionality

Steps to reproduce

Type in a note:
[single angle brackets] [[note title]] [[another note title]]

Expected result

Standard syntax highlights.

Actual result


Then if you ctrl/cmd+click “another note title”, the title is populated with

] [[another note title

…instead of…

another note title


  • Operating system: macos Big Sur
  • Obsidian version: 0.12.3


Add an extra space between the single brackets and internal links.

Steps to reproduce

if I have a checkbox, directly followed by a link, it parses incorrectly.

[ ] this [[example]] works fine
[ ] [[this]] example is broken

Expected result

“example is broken” should show in the regular text color

Actual result

“example is broken” showed in the link color


  • Operating system: Windows 11
  • Obsidian version: 0.12.19

Additional information


1 Like

Confirmed, ver 12.19 with installer 12.10, on a Win 10 laptop.

will be fixed in 0.13.15

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