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A lightweight markup language that compiles into HTML.

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Preventing word break in Markdown and RST

I have a documentation project that includes both Markdown (.md) and Sphinx RST (.rst) files. I noticed an issue with the text "C++"; the rendered text can line-break between the two plus ...
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Making VSC MD preview collapsible

I am using markdown files in Visual Studio Code to document stuff I do. Is there a way to collapse the different levels of content in the document? i.e. I wish I could see just the lines that start ...
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Display markdown files sequentially grouped by page

When I take notes I use markdown files. I would like to read my notes all together in cronological order, maybe grouped by pages that contains 25 notes per page. Is there a way to achieve this in a ...
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Trying to get tab in normal mode(VSCode using the vscode-neovim extension) to move to new cell in a markdown table

I'm seeking assistance with the VSCode-Neovim extension to enhance navigation in markdown tables. The current markdown extension that I am using is takumisoft68/vscode-markdown-table, which has this ...
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pandoc/Markdown: how to remove trailing commas from list template?

Suppose I have YAML list (or other supported format) that I want to print as a comma-separated list in a markdown format. data.yml: --- items: - item1 - item2 - item3 --- template....
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How to fix code blocks in list syntax highlighting of Markdown files in Codium?

I am using Codium and VSCode to edit Markdown files. The syntax highlighting breaks inside of code-blocks under an item: Some list with codeblocks: - dikfree ```sh # Interesting comment df -h ...
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Firefox: how to copy URLs to clipboard with parenthesis as encoded characters, e.g. '(' as '%28' and ')' as '%29'?

I am using Firefox 119.0 (64-bit) on Fedora 38. I would like to be able to copy a links that contain parenthesis to clipboard from the address bar with them as encoded. For example, when copying the ...
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Teams markdown "selectively" working on macOS Sonoma?

Markdown on teams for macOS (not iOS) is working selectively... bold, italic, strikethrough, blockquote all work. But the critical ones (in my pov) doesn't: inline quote using the backtick ` (like ...
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Render markdown with math wrapped in escaped parenthesis / brackets to PDF?

Background / use case: https://genai.stackexchange.com/questions/386/how-does-chatgpt-render-math-in-markdown-output The \( ... \) syntax in markdown corresponds to LaTex math inline mode, and the \[ ....
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Firefox Markdown Viewer Webext : security protection blocks navigation

For some time now, when I open a local markdown file in Firefox, the Markdown Viewer Webext add-on displays this message : For your security, Firefox requires you to select local markdown file ...
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How can I print markdown with formatting _and_ all of its characters (including URLs of hyperlinks)?

I want to be able to print (onto paper) markdown that looks like this when formatted: # Demo ## subheader Here is a [Google Drive](https://drive.google.com) link. _sample italics_ **Bold example** ...
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In Word 2016, how to apply italics while typing, using underscore

In older Word versions, there was an option somewhere to auto-apply emphasis (italics and bold), so that when typing a word or a sentence enclosed with the underscore character (_), that word or ...
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How to embed imgur videos into markdown documents?

This is something I do everyday for images, but today I needed to use a video in place, for some reason I cant seem to get it to work. I uploaded a test.mp4 file to Imgur. The file gets displayed on ...
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How to import markdown into Notion without messy equations

When I write a markdown file and import it to notion, it all goes messy. Inline equations within $...$ is parsed to unicode strings instead of inline quations, and block equations within $$...$$ is ...
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convert excel spreadsheet with format to markdown

I want to convert a spreadsheet table with basic formatting (bold, script) to MD (markdown) format. I know howto convert a table to Markdown but it losses the basic format and i need to preserve it. ...
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I'm trying to convert a normal Markdown document to a PDF using pandoc. I'm getting LaTeX errors

Here is the entire markdown: --- title: Calculus hw author: Jewel date: April 21, 2023 --- > Question 1 $$ f(x) = \begin{cases} Asin(x)+Bcos(x) & \text{if } x < 0 \\ x^2+1 & \text{if } ...
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Bitbucket pull request puts a dot when space bar is pressed two times

In the bitbucket pull request reply box, when I type the space bar two times it puts a dot. I don't know why that happens. Does it follow any particular flavor of markdown? Is there a way to avoid ...
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In Slack can we toggle message preview when using markdown formatting?

This question assumes the option Preferences > Advanced > Format messages with markup is checked. It hides the WYSIWYG controls and allows the user to compose Markdown without auto-formatting. I ...
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Indenting a list entry in markdown

I am not sure if there is a correct way to do this in markdown. I have some text as below * lorem ipsum dola sit amet a hungry dog-- * hungry dog; * dog hungry; both dogs are hungry Rendering ...
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Disable auto numbering in pandoc markdown

I have Markdown content that looks like this (A) some text (A) some more text (A) and so on I'm using pandoc to render this to PDF (pandoc -o test.pdf test.md). This produces content that turns ...
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How to save a Hugo site as HTML files?

I have a site in Hugo markdown. It is mainly composed of markdown (.md) files. I have the full Hugo site, with public/, layout/, layout/shortcodes/ folders, etc. I am using a docsy theme, on Windows. ...
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Two columns pdf from markdown with pandoc and lua script

I want to render a two columns pdf document using markdown fenced divs. The minimal example is this : :::::::::::::: {.columns data-latex=""} ::: {.column width="40%" data-latex=&...
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Go Back in Visual Studio Code when Testing Links in Markdown Preview

What's the easiest way to get back to where I came from after visiting an internal document link using Visual Studio Code's Markdown Preview? Alt+[minus], Alt+[leftArrow], Alt+[backspace] and [...
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Creating Text Style with Colors using Pandoc to Docx Converter

I am creating a simple Word document (*.docx) using Pandoc. My input text file is fairly straight forward. I would like to create text with Red/Yellow/Green highlight. I am aware of creating a custom ...
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Can I use an asterisk to make a bullet point in a Slack message?

tl;dr Can I use Markdown's asterisk symbol (*) to make a bullet point list in Slack? Slack's documentation says that yes. But it is the only source where I found this. And this simply isn't working in ...
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How do I configure markdownlint for Visual Studo Code differently for CHANGELOG files

I like the markdownlint extension for Visual Studio Code, but the default settings do not work well for changelog files. How can I configure markdownlint differently for the CHANGELOG.md file, but use ...
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How to create a minimalist HTML5 file from Markdown?

I have a simple Markdown file which I want to convert to a minimal HTML5 compliant file. I tried: pandoc -f markdown -t html5 .\description.md -o description.html → this generates proper HTML content,...
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Open relative links from markdown files in a cloud folder?

I’ve uploaded a structured folder with .md files to Google Drive. It’s an export from Joplin, with some files linking to images, other .md’s and other files, all within subfolders. Locally, I’ve ...
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Pandoc in Typora procceses markdown with file that leads to error when run from PowerShell

I have a markdown file (call it testfile.md) that I have created in Typora. When I export it to PDF from Typora it calls on Pandoc behind the scenes and the file is successfully created. However, when ...
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Converting .md to .pdf, with images

How to convert a markdown file to pdf, if it contains images? There are many tools available that perform .md to .pdf conversion, but if there are any images in the markdown, they are not in the final ...
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Can Windows open Markdown files without additional software?

Can Windows open Markdown files without additional software? Are there differences between Windows 7 and Windows 10? I want to know if I have to convert my Markdown files to something else before ...
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How to automatically add 2 spaces for every enter in Markdown document in Visual Studio Code?

I hate the markdown rule of newline/break not treated as newline. If I can change that rule for my personal .md use I will use it. I use md predominantly for personal note and that rule makes .md ...
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Is there such a thing as Jupyter Notebooks just for markdown? [closed]

I started making notes on a software process using the code and markdown cells in a jupyter notebook and realised that while I didn't actually use the code cells and was just using it as a notebook, ...
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MarkdownPreview in Sublime-text3 opens Signal app, instead of browser tab

I installed the MarkdownPreview package in Sublime Text3 with no trouble. When I try to generate a preview of my markdown file in a browser following these instructions, the system opens my Signal ...
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Slack multi-level bullet point or numbered list

I've seen the thread on single bullet points here but can't seem to find a way to add a 2nd or any additional levels (i.e. automatic indentation). Is this not a feature? I've tried the standard TAB ...
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Trying to install KaTeX as a dependency to Raneto

Using Raneto, and I have installed katex to the project by running: npm install katex However, when I run Raneto, math blocks don't compile. I have tried using: var katex = require('katex'); in a ...
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What is the fastest way to add email / markdown citation to some block of text?

I often have some text block on a website a PDF file, etc. that I want to add email / markdown style citation to. So for example I want to turn this: This is a quote that possible is very long and / ...
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Pandoc: Using standardized unicode Emoji

I want to use flag: Japan emoticon with unicode U+1F1EF U+1F1F5 as defined in the standard Full Emoji List, v12.0, inside markdown (rendered with Pandoc). Given that this Emoticon is not defined ...
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Pandoc: Duplicate footnotes - multiple files - same name

I have a folder structure like the following: chapters/ 01-chapter.md 02-chapter.md 03-chapter.md format.sh parse.sh parse.sh pandoc -t html5+smart -so dist/book.html --html-q-tags chapters/*....
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Mac: markdown file, could not edit

I have some markdown files, usually I can edit them easily and totally. This time there are some .md file which I could not click and open. Show a image: The .md file , which could not be edited, ...
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Leaflet map missing on emailed html output

I have an RMarkdown html document with an interactive leaflet map. When I email it to show someone, the leaflet map is missing. I haven't been able to find any help online.
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MS Word to Powerpoint and back

We have to create documents in MS-Word, the contents of which are converted to PowerPoint on a regular basis. There are typically dozens of of slides in the PPTX files, and sometimes the number is ...
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Is there a way to fix the numbering of a numbered list in Markdown? [closed]

I have a Markdown file that has numbered lists in it that look like this: 1. list item 1 1. list item 2 1. sublist item 1 1. sublist item 2 1. list item 3 It's rendered as: list item 1 ...
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How to add syntax highlighting to indented code blocks using github flavored markdown

Using github flavored markdown, there are three sytnax variants for a block of code: Fenced code blocks ```js var user = "string" ``` Indented code blocks var user = "string" Html blocks ...
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how to use "stackedit.io" offline, ie. NOT connected to the internet, and NOT connect to a cloud?

I'm looking for a way to edit markdown documents in stackedit.io, without publishing my documents on the internet, or letting corporations spy on my personal data with facebook-like obsession. I'm ...
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Convert a markdown file to a series of HTML files

Say I have a manual for a computer program written in markdown/org-mode format. The manual is written as a book with chapters, sections, and subsections. I know Pandoc can convert this Markdown file ...
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VS Code stopped showing (some) images in Markdown preview

I currently keep all of my notes as Markdown files. Those files contain mainly links, and for some extra flair, I include the favicon of the site in front of them like this: # Git ## Tutorials - ![]...
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Markdown doesn't work on Github suddenly [closed]

I posted README.md for my project as usually, but found it didn't parsed by Github. It displays markdown as is. Why and how to fix? Project is here: https://github.com/dims12/DiskPotential
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Atom - spell-check package not working with language-markdown package

I recently installed an additional markdown package (language-markdown), and now Atom's default spell-check package no longer works on markdown files even though the list of Grammars scope in spell-...
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Rendering PDF from Markdown file with literal emoji characters using Pandoc

I'd like to convert markdown text like: This is a smile 😀 To a PDF with the emoji on it. To be clear, I want to be able to insert the emoji character itself in the source text, not something like :...
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