When I click in a deep-link to open a PDF in a new window, the respective text is not highlighted

Steps to reproduce

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Expected result

When clicking on a deep-link to open a PDF in a new window the corresponding text should be highlighted.

Actual result

The text is not highlighted.


Obsidian version: v1.3.7
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Operating system: Windows 10 Home Single Language 10.0.22621
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Additional information

To reproduce this problem create a deep-link in a PDF of your choice then right-click on it and select open in a new window. The bug should be reproduced either by creating deep-links on markdown files or Canvas files.

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Thank you for taking my report into consideration.

I guess you might be interested in reading this other report I posted a few days ago: [Bug][Canvas][PDF] It's not possible to properly select text from PDF files that are added to a Canvas. It's impossible to create deep links from such files as well. There's also a weird behavior when I interact with the scrollbars

Also, could you please tell me if there’s a chance that the following suggestions can be implemented in the future: