(unexpected) Paste trigger by clicking the mouse wheel to close a tab

Steps to reproduce

  1. open a tab
  2. copy some text
  3. open a new tab
  4. close the new tab by clicking the mouse wheel

Expected result

The new tab close, and back to the old tab. the text in the old tab should not be modified

Actual result

The new tab close, and back to the old tab. the copied text is pasted into the old tab


  • OS: Ubuntu 20.04.5 LTS x86_64
  • Debug info:
    Obsidian version: v1.0.3
    Installer version: v0.15.6
    Operating system: #1 ZEN SMP PREEMPT_DYNAMIC liquorix 5.19-28ubuntu1~focal (2022-1 5.19.0-17.2-liquorix-amd64
    Login status: not logged in
    Insider build toggle: off
    Live preview: on
    Legacy editor: off
    Base theme: light
    Community theme: none
    Snippets enabled: 0
    Restricted mode: off
    Plugins installed: 10
    Plugins enabled: 9
    1: Advanced Tables v0.17.3
    2: Cycle through Panes v0.0.12
    3: Outliner v2.2.5
    4: Annotator v0.2.2
    5: Kanban v1.2.40
    6: Excel to Markdown Table v0.2.2
    7: Clear Unused Images v1.0.6
    8: PDF to Markdown v0.0.7
    9: Meld Encrypt v1.6.2

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Additional information

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I think, that is part of this: Linux middle-click paste is problematic and needs to be automatically disabled and this: Linux Middle Click Paste does not work 1.0.2 discussion.
We are all eagerly awaiting the next version, which will reintroduce centre-click pasting and eliminate accidental pasting. :blush:

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