Obsidian is a popular markdown note-taking application, but when it comes to reordering a numbered list in edit-mode, it can be a hassle. In this article, I will explain a simple and quick solution to rearrange numbered lists in Obsidian without any plugins.

The Hack

Here’s how you can reorder numbered lists in Obsidian quickly:

  1. Select the first line of the list you want to rearrange.
  2. Indent the line using the Tab key.
  3. Unindent the line using Shift + Tab.
  4. By using this simple trick, Obsidian will automatically reorder your numbered list as desired.

See my screencast below to see it in action:

Additional Resources

If you’re looking for more information or alternatives to this method, here are some useful links:

To Sum It Up

Reordering numbered lists in Obsidian doesn’t have to be difficult. With this simple trick, you can rearrange your lists quickly and easily. Whether you’re in edit-mode for hours or just a few minutes, this hack will save you time and make your note-taking experience smoother ;)