Support Internal links with standard markdown angle bracket syntax

Moderator Edit: Moved to FR and edited.

Steps to reproduce

Navigation (ctrl-click…) to [hometown](<New>) in editor mode fails.

Expected result

It is included in the Commonmark spec and therefore expected to behave like [hometown](

Actual result

The link doesn’t open in the editor mode and instead raises a warning for illegal <> character in the file name.


  • Operating system: Win 10
  • Obsidian version: v0.10.11

Additional information

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3 posts were split to a new topic: Support Internal links with markdown angle bracket syntax

The first post seems to be fixed now, but the others still persist for me. The thread should be renamed accordingly, only the renaming functionality seems to be the remaining issue.