Styling multiple selections duplicates text

Steps to reproduce

See video demonstration below.

  1. Set multiple cursors
  2. Create multiple selections from these cursors (Shift+Left/Right, Shift+Opt+Left/Right)
  3. Try to style these selections with Cmd+i or Cmd+b

Expected result

Each individual selection is surrounded in * or **

Actual result

Each individual selection is replaced by a combination of all selections, surrounded in */**


  • Operating system: macOS 12.0.1
  • Obsidian version: v0.12.19

Additional information

Video demonstration, using freshly created vault without extensions/changed settings:


how do you set multiple cursors?

Holding Option key and clicking Working with multiple cursors

ok, if you still have this problem with the new editor in 0.13+ open a new bug report.

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