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Questions tagged [markdown]

A markup language designed for people to write something in an easy plain text format, then be able to convert it to valid XHTML or HTML.

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Export from Notes.app to Markdown format?

Using notes is handy as you can have it in multiple devices and makes transition almost effortless. I'm willing to move some of these to Markdown so I can share the content and add formatting to it. ...
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Is there a way to embed images with relative links in iOS markdown files (using Files.app)

I'd like to work with folders of text for my notes on iOS and macOS. The advent of Files.app seemed to be the answer to this problem. However, I'd like to be able to have a Notes folder and an Images ...
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Integrate structured editor with Devonthink

I am trying to use Devonthink for more use cases than I did before. What is holding me back from making it my general note-taking tool is the editor situation, and I wonder if it can be improved. ...
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Ulysses on macOS - share local content between user accounts [without iCloud]

Does anybody know how to share local Ulysses content across Mac user accounts? I can see the local content is not stored at a user-specific directory: ~/Library/Containers/com.soulmen.ulysses3 I ...
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How can I read markdown files with QuickLook? [duplicate]

I would like to be able to read markdown (.md) files with Quick Look. Unfortunately, it just appears like this: Is there any way that I can be able to see the contents of this file? I don't care ...
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Missing folder in iCloud drive! [closed]

Installed MWeb for iOS and it created a folder, its available in my phone's iCloud drive but not in Web or Mac iCloud drive! Created a test folder and made sure no sync issues. Any help is appreciated
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Menu bar app for plain text/markdown notes?

I'm converting from Evernote to Dropbox/Markdown for my notes. And I really love the quick note capture menu bar applet for Evernote (image below). Anyone know of something similar for plain text ...
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Anyone know of a single-pane Markdown editor for MacOS

Just looking for an markdown editor that is one pane, and will let me toggle back-and-forth between "edit mode" and "display mode" with a keyboard shortcut. I really how the cells in python's Jupyter ...
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What's an easy way to view formatted Markdown files? [duplicate]

When I tap spacebar on a .markdown file in the finder, Quick Look shows me a very nicely formatted view of that file. But the view doesn't act like a normal window, I can't select text from it, etc. ...
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How can I send emails with Mail.app as text/markdown explicitly?

I write all my emails in plain text, not rich text or HTML, but I do use punctuation markup as has been popularized by Markdown and others (which were inspired by prior customs in plain-text email). ...
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Markdown + Latex for iOS

Simple question: Is there any markdown editor for iOS which supports inline Latex commands (and preview)?
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Enabling icon previews for custom text files

I have files .mdown which I'd like to have icon previews for in the Finder, like normal .txt files would. Is that possible?
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What is a good style for documenting OS X hotkeys on web with markdown?

I often need to give instructions on using OS X hotkeys in documentation. I write it in markdown, usually on GitHub pages and sometimes on StackExchange. The keys are formatted with <kbd>key</...
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Preventing automatic backtick `

When I type a backtick ` it's underlined and I can press space to make it this character ´. This is annoying because I never need this when I type in markdown I only need the backtick. So I wonder how ...
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Auto Generating and Printing PDF Files From Markdown?

I'm looking for a way to automatically have my computer generate and print PDF files from a folder full of markdown files. So, every morning at 5AM I'd want my computer look at my /markdown-files ...
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Easy way to upload images with shortcut or command line or drag drop

I need a cloud service to storage image for blog. I write my blog in markdown language, I need to get the url of images after uploading those to the any cloud service. Is there any cloud service ...
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Markdown editor with folders as local libraries

I need beautiful editor that can 'import' more then one local folders as libraries. This would let me search files only from these folders/libraries. But the crucial thing is to have local folders ...
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Markdown application for mac ox ? github compatible? [duplicate]

I am looking for a markdown editor for mac os x. There seems to be so many around. Ideally one that is compatible with github MD Anybody can recommend one that allows preview, and with really good ...
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How can I convert HTML/Rich Text to Markdown in Automator?

I have an Automator service that takes selected text and saves it in a file. However, bold, italics, and linked URLS aren't preserved. Is there a way I can convert it to Markdown before I save it? ...
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Looking for a word processor with the power of Markdown

Basically, I am looking for a word editor (like Word or Pages) that is compatible with Markdown. I want to be able to write in Markdown but with the concept of pages. Their are a lot of Markdown ...
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How to make Mou.app maintain PDF vector images on “export to PDF”?

Did OS X change the way it saves to PDF recently? I like to write letters in Mou.app (my favourite Markdown editor). I love the combination of Markdown, CSS and PDFs for desktop publishing. My ...
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QuickLook generator for markdown only recognises *.markdown

I have started using markdown for simple texts, writing in TextWrangler. I am quite happy to use Finder and QuickLook to preview the file and have installed the QLMarkdown.qlgenerator but it only ...
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How do I find out which file(s) an app is trying to read at launch?

The other day MultiMarkdown Composer started crashing on launch, and I can’t get it to stop. (The app appears in the dock and then immediately crashes again.) I have tried: Deleting the app and ...
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How to convert from evernote rich text to markdown on IPad?

I am using  evernote on Ipad 2 and I have notes with some formatting , e.g. links, bold/italic fonts etc. When I try to copy and paste the content to some HTML online editor, that accepts markdown, ...
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How can I create plaintext files with Markdown syntax and convert them to PDF format?

I am very much a novice at this, so please bear with me. I'm intrigued by the idea of using Markdown. I want to be able to write my stuff in a plaintext editor on OS X and iOS and save it in Dropbox ...
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generate Keynote presentation from text or Markdown?

Is there a way to automatically generate a Keynote presentation from a source file written in text format, Markdown format, or org-mode? I know that Pandoc and other tools can generate HTML-based ...
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Markdown and Pages

I am looking for the best combination for working on a structured document and sharing it in Markdown format. My favorite editor is Pages, in full screen mode. There I can see how the finished ...
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Does Coda 2 support Markdown?

Is there a plugin for Coda 2 that interprets the Markdown langage please ?
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Markdown to .doc or .rtf

I'm interested in using a variation of Markdown for my work, but my target format is Word files (this is what my clients use, it's non-negotiable). Most implementations of Markdown would leave me with ...
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How do I get a keystroke systemwide to trigger an action on text in a selected item, whether file, mail message, selected text, etc.?

In this question I asked how to create a window containing a html rendered preview of text formatted with Markdown. I would also like to be able to have a single keystroke that systemwide will produce ...
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How can I generate a rendered preview of selected markdown text or files?

I would like to be able to pop up a window on my Mac displaying a rendered HTML preview of selected text (ideally a completely chromeless window like that used by QuickLook, but an ordinary Web ...