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Simple plain-text markup language whose processor produces HTML.

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GitHub Pages theme for slides

I'm looking for a GitHub Pages theme that will allow me to present the markdown files on the repo as slides. But, Without having to run Jekyll locally on my machine (therefore only using GHP as a ...
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Underscores within identifiers not properly handled when importing markdown to Confluence/wiki

I am using the Insert | Markup | Markdown capability within a Confluence wiki page. The import does not properly handle the following: _sys_vertica_nwgr_ In native markdown : When imported (/...
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GitHub markdown shortcut to treat text as code?

While writing an issue in a GitHub repository, how can I: Select a piece of text And press something so that it is treated as code? For example, here in Stack Exchange I can select a piece of text ...
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What language tag do I use in GitHub Flavored Markdown for a .gitignore code block/excerpt?

I have a README.md in a repository on GitHub that shows a code block of an example .gitignore. I know that one can mark a code block with a language tag in GitHub Flavored Markdown (GFM). For example, ...
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Two types of Markdown files (?) in Google Drive

I noticed that in my Google Drive, some Markdown files are marked with a blue icon and are indexed: Those with the icon of StackEdit (which is no longer even integrated into my Drive) are not indexed ...
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Can GitHub Pages render asciidoc?

GitHub repositories can render/preview asciidoc (.adoc) documents, apparently using asciidoctor. But I can't seem to make pages served by GitHub Pages (GitHub's Jekyll-based service that serves ...
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How to use Jekyll locally to create/edit posts on remote WordPress?

How do I use Jekyll on my local machine to create/edit posts on my remote WordPress blog? More specifically: I want to write posts in plain text, use Jekyll's markup parser to create HTML, and then ...
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What URL escaping does GitHub markdown expect?

I have a markdown file checked into GitHub, and in this file I want to link to the following URL: https://query.wikidata.org/#%23 Diplomatic missions with no operator.%0ASELECT DISTINCT%0A%09%...
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Collaborate on a github-hosted markdown file, no login required

I have my blog on GitHub Pages with Jekyll. The .md files are in a public GitHub repo. I would like to be able to add a link at the bottom of a post, something like "Feedback? Suggest changes at link"....
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WordPress Markdown doesn't re-wrap paragraphs

I enabled Markdown on wordpress.com as per Can't get markdown to work on wordpress.com But it is not actually markdown. When I look at the Preview, it is inserting <br> when there is a ...
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How do I prevent auto-linkification in BitBucket commit comments?

BitBucket auto-linkifies some text in your comment comments, like issue numbers after the word "issue" and what it thinks are changest identifiers/hashes. Now, I'm writing this table which has a ...
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Where can I find the Markdown syntax supported by StackEdit?

StackEdit allows you to write documents by using Markdown. I would like to know if it supports all the formatting supported by the Stack Exchange sites including the table format supported by the ...
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Trello preview for markdown outcome?

When composing Trello card content using markdown syntax, I need to see the preview of the outcome content similarly to how we do here on Stack Exchange. Is it possible and how to add that?
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What Markdown tags are previewed by Dropbox?

Dropbox supports preview of Markdown, but not all tags. I have inferred that it supports most, perhaps all, of the Markdown-specific syntax, but not HTML tags. However, that level of "documentation" ...
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What is a cut and paste approach to converting a chunk of a google spreadsheet to markdown table?

I maintain my web site in a version of markdown, with the common table extension. I maintain my inventory as a google spreadsheet. I'd like a quick way to copy paste a chunk of a spreadsheet, and ...
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Markdown formatting in Google Keep?

Is it possible to use Markdown formatting in Google Keep?
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Italicised text shown as * after an email roundtrip

I often send an email using Gmail to someone (say A) who does not use Gmail. Often, I use Gmail's formatting buttons to make some text italicised. Often A's reply includes parts of my message. In ...
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How to keep relative links in GitHub subproject consistent in npmjs.org interface

The code of the npm package I'm developing belongs to a bigger repo, which contains a lot of different stuff. There's a README.md file with relative links to the documentation contained in the same ...
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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 ...
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Using markdown in Trello to populate email subject and body

I am trying to populate an email address with a subject line and body text like this. This works just for the email [link](mailto:myemail@gmail.com) but once I start adding the subject it does not ...
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How to change the Edit mode in stackedit.io to right to left only at certain rows?

I am using the markdown editor StackEdit. I want my article to be written in 2 different modes: Certain rows to be written from right-to-left and some others to be left-to-right. Is there such a ...
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stackedit.io support

I can't find a Help documentation for publishing my documents in the StackEdit site. For example, what should I type in the File path at the Publish on Dropbox window? Could someone refer me to a ...
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Markdown editor on GitHub

I sometimes need to enter code into an issue I would like to comment on but always struggle. Indenting by four spaces is cumbersome for larger blocks, ticks work weirdly for larger blocks and I keep ...
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How do I open/edit/convert Markdown documents in Office OneDrive?

We have a bunch of text files in Markdown format and we want to share them with the relevant members of the team using Office OneDrive. As far as text file formats, OneDrive only seems to understand ...
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How can I enforce user authentication when using StackEdit with Couchappy?

Problem The collaborative Markdown editor StackEdit can be used with the essentially free Italian CouchDB hosting provider Couchappy to store one's documents. StackEdit is a web service without ...
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Highlight deleted and added lines with GitHub Markdown

How can I highlight deleted and added lines like in this comment? How do I make it look like a git diff? Do I have to use HTML? Or is there some tricky syntax like strikethrough?
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How to add TWO blank lines to comment in Trello

What is the easiest way to add two blank lines to a comment on a card? If I do it manually, only one shows, and <br> doesn't seem to work either.
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I cannot find a decent markdown editor that supports google drive

I really like to use Markdown, it is MUCH faster than fighting stupid word processing software (be it Word, Google Docs, Libre Office... all of them are mostly terrible) Except... Seemly noone ...
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Special characters in GitHub markdown code blocks

Markdown automatically escapes ampersands and angle brackets within a code block, so how is it possible to use special characters that require escaping for example: λ ? I know that one ...
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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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How to output raw code in github's wiki?

I want to explain my wiki users how to use internal links. However, when I write [[Linktext|Link to an internal site]] with two `` (code dashes) around them, it gets displayed as a link, but ...
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Can I include Retina images in GitHub files?

Is it currently possible to specify a Retina image with the current GitHub-flavoured Markdown? Or an image size, which would let standard resolution devices scale the resource? It's not a big deal, ...
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Using GitHub markdown image tag but image is not displaying inline

I have a README.md in my GitHub repository and I have an image tag in it that looks like this: ![Wireframe001](wireframes/wireframe001.png?raw=true "Wireframe001") and I can confirm that I have a ...
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line breaking in trello format is following markdown or not?

Recently I'm trying Trello to orgnize my project with friends, I'm happy that it support markdown, because I'm also using it to write my blog and all other docs. But now I notice that, when I input ...
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Help me to create a Skype call link with markdown

From this page I learn how to extract my personal skype user name link: skype:username?call . When inserting it into a paragraph using markdown, [Skype](skype:username?call), the link (when posting ...
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In Trello, how do I insert an HTML entity in a card comment?

According to the markdown syntax guide you can just insert HTML entities directly (e.g &copy; for ©). However, HTML entities don't seem to work in Trello comments (which use markdown)—the ...
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Can I turn off Markdown in Trello?

I would prefer not to use Markdown in the Card Descriptions in Trello as I often use include words that contain underscores. Is there a setting to turn Markdown off?
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Markdown to insert and display an image on GitHub repo

According to the GitHub documentation, the Markdown syntax for inserting an image is: ![GitHub Logo](/images/logo.png) Format: ![Alt Text](url) Following their example syntax, I can't seem to be ...
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Trello now sanitizing URLs / disallowing custom url protocols?

Up until about yesterday, I was able to add markdown links to a local application within the description area of my Trello Cards. The application uses a custom url protocol to produce a url like the ...
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How to do bold and italic formatting in Facebook Chat

A follow-up to Text formatting enhancements on Facebook, how does one create bold and italic formatting in Facebook chat? Is it possible to provide emphasis within messages? I think (maybe I'm going ...
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Blogging advice, source code [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to post source code in Blogger? I try to blog in blogger.com. it's ok for text and images, but every time I want to put source code, it's a pain... Here in stackexchange ...
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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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Markdown in Activity posts?

Card descriptions in Trello can accept markdown syntax, but Activity comments seem to be plain text only. Is there some setting I can change to allow Markdown in activity comments as well?
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Can a card in Trello display a table?

The markdown syntax says that you can use regular HTML and specifically mentions <table> as being possible. The only restrictions being that you have blank lines before and after the table, and ...
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How to use markdown in card description? [closed]

I cannot figure out how to use Markdown to have formated text in the Trello card description. Please give some clue as to how to achieve this.
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Formatting addresses in Trello with single line spacing

How do I use Markdown in Trello to format a simple address where address items are not all on the same line?. Here's an example address I want to format: George Smith 27 Smith Street Smithsville ...
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Formatting C# code for wiki syntax

How can I format my C# code so it displays correctly in our internal Wiki? We are using MediaWiki although I assume most wiki syntax is the same.
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How do I link to a local file in Trello?

I'd like to create links to files stored locally in Trello, e.g. C:\my_docs\myfile.c I've read that you can use Markdown language in the description field of a card, but in testing this, I've had no ...
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How do I make a phone number a clickable link in the Trello iOS app?

Is there a way to do Markdown in Trello so that if you click the phone number on a card on the iPhone it will actually call the number? I just realized that you can use Markdown in order to make URLs ...