Questions tagged [markdown]

Simple plain-text markup language whose processor produces HTML.

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How can Google Docs and markdown play nice?

I love Google Docs. I write notes, essays, correspondences, invoices, journal entries, business ideas, planning documents- everything on there. I also love the markdown format. I'm a programmer so ...
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Strikethrough with GitHub Markdown

Using HTML tags is supposed to work with GitHub Markdown but, in particular, <s>text</s> is not working for me. It used to work on the now deprecated live preview page, but not on preview ...
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Is it possible to use strikethrough (<s>, <strike>, <del>) in Trello?

Trello accepts Markdown in card descriptions and it even helpfully links to the Markdown syntax page. That page mentions that "for any markup that is not covered by Markdown’s syntax, you simply use ...
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How do I write an asterisk at the beginning of a line in wiki syntax without transforming into a list item?

When using wiki syntax, if I put an asterisk (*) at the beginning of a line, it gets transformed into a unordered list. How is it possible to have the asterisk to remain as it is when at the beginning ...
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Can't get markdown to work on wordpress.com

I switched to Wordpress as Blogger was mangling my markup (some bug spewing <br> everywhere). Now I noticed Wordpress supports markdown, which is even better. I enabled Markdown following the ...