First, some related bugs:
Please improve the auto-linking to allow square and round brackets (status completed apparently?)
New "[tag:" syntax interferes with Markdown links (status by design)
But I think this is new?
If you have this text
[select this text
and then select only
select this text(not the leading bracket) the editor's "Insert link" grabs the unhighlighted square bracket inside of the link text escapes it for you:
and It looks like
[ \[select this text] after using the editor's "Insert link" . It also works on the other side, and you end up going from
In all cases I'm not selecting the bracket.
Can this bug be fixed?