The vim command :wq (write and quit) is not recognized

Steps to reproduce

Expected result

  1. Open Obsidian
  2. Enable Vim
  3. Create a note.
  4. Add some content to the note.
  5. Enter the command :wq

Expectation: The note saves, then exits.

Actual result

Not an editor command ":wq"


  • Operating system:
  • Debug info:

Obsidian version: v0.13.24
Installer version: v0.12.19
Operating system: Windows 10 Pro 10.0.22000
Login status: logged in
Catalyst license: supporter
Insider build toggle: on
Live preview: on
Legacy editor: off
Base theme: light
Community theme: Minimal
Snippets enabled: 0
Safe mode: off
Plugins installed: 19
Plugins enabled: 8
1: Better Word Count
2: Hotkeys++
3: Admonition
4: Calendar
5: Day Planner
6: Natural Language Dates
7: Templater
8: Kanban

Additional information

We don’t support it. Obsidian isn’t vim, it has limited vim emulation layer. Please, open a FR.