Text not visible on popup dialog windows

Steps to reproduce

when opening folder as a vault:

  1. click “open another vault”
  2. click Open button close to “Open folder as vault”
  3. see the pop up dialog window

alternative (when using links outside of vault):

  1. add external link to note [filename.ext](file:///path_to_file/filename.ext)
  2. click on it
  3. see the pop up dialog window

Expected result

Text in widnow should be readable

Actual result

There are only rectangles instead of valid characters in text on the pop up window. Screenshots attached.


  • Operating system:
  • Debug info:
    Obsidian version: v1.0.3
    Installer version: v0.15.9
    Operating system: #61-Ubuntu SMP Fri Oct 14 13:05:50 UTC 2022 5.14.0-1054-oem
    Login status: not logged in
    Insider build toggle: off
    Live preview: on
    Legacy editor: off
    Base theme: dark
    Community theme: none
    Snippets enabled: 0
    Restricted mode: off
    Plugins installed: 7
    Plugins enabled: 7
    1: Calendar v1.5.10
    2: Dataview v0.5.47
    3: Templater v1.14.3
    4: Advanced Tables v0.17.3
    5: Filename Heading Sync v1.7.0
    6: Emoji Toolbar v0.3.2
    7: Text Format v1.8.5

Community plugins: for bugs, please first try updating all your plugins to latest. If still not fixed, please try to make the issue happen in the Sandbox Vault or disable community plugins.

Additional information

This is a problem with you OS, not obsidian. Search the forum or the internet, it’s a common problem.