The close button on the search is inaccessible in Spanish

Steps to reproduce

  1. Select Spanish as your system language
  2. Open any note
  3. Open Command Pallet
  4. Type “Search in this document”
  5. Try to close the search bar

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Expected result

There should be an X button to close the search bar.

Actual result

The search bar lacks a button to close the search bar so the user ends up stuck with it. It looks to be a bug related to localization, as the container is not expecting longer words there.


Operating system: ios 17.5.1 (Apple iPhone14,2)
Obsidian version: 1.5.12 (134)
API version: v1.5.12
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Live preview: on
Base theme: dark
Community theme: none
Snippets enabled: 0
Restricted mode: on

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Additional information

This was already informally reported on Discord and Kepano acknowledged that this is a bug.

will be fixed in mobile v.1.6.3

Thank you, I see that this issue was fixed, but there is another issue with the same feautre that I have reported as a “Feature request” in the following link: Replace words with icons in the search in current file

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