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While you still can't use tags (like <del>), in February 2014, Trello added the ability to cross out text using ~~foo~~.


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You can give StackEdit a try. It has a nice integration with Google Drive. Once you import/export a Markdown document from/to Google Drive, you can open it later directly from Google Drive since StackEdit is integrated as a third party editor/viewer application. You can find StackEdit as a Chrome application as well on the Web Store. NOTE: I'm the ...


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I just used the following syntax <del> ... </del> successfully on GitHub in an issue description.


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I know this is an old question, but I don't see a very detailed answer of the possibilities to strikethrough your text. So here's my answer: There are several ways to do it: <strike>strike</strike> → strike <del>strike</del> → strike <s>strike</s> → strike ~~strike~~ → ~~strike~~ ~strike~ → ~...


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I've created a Chrome, Firefox, and Thunderbird extension that allows you to write email in Markdown (in Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail, or Thunderbird) and then convert to HTML before sending. If someone sends you raw Markdown it won't render it for you, but it lets you send rendered Markdown to others. Hope it helps. https://github.com/adam-p/markdown-here


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Use double tildes to ~~strike~~ text in markdown!


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You may be missing the full path/location to the image you want to include in your Markdown file. The example given is a relative path, where the image rests on the same server as the file. In the help, it would assume the image is actually located at: https://github.com/images/logo.png But that is not a valid file or location. In order to make sure you ...


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You can sort of fake it by using three backticks (```) to create a code block like this: ``` | Tables | Are | Cool | | ------------- |:-------------:| -----:| | col 3 is | right-aligned | $1600 | | col 2 is | centered | $12 | | zebra stripes | are neat | $1 | ``` which creates this: | Tables | Are ...


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In response to the answer above: As of January 30th, 2013, GitHub now allow relative links. Make sure that you append ?raw=true to the end of the URL, though. Here is an example: ![Image](../blob/master/public_html/img/nokia.png?raw=true) Due to the way GitHub handles URL's, if you do not append ?raw=true to the source URL your browser will attempt to ...


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A Google Docs document encodes everything in 'elements' within the Kix editor that it's all based on (it's closed source as basically this is the big trade secret, with which anyone else could run their own Docs service - which is a shame imo). You can access these elements with Google Apps Script, a variant of Javascript - but writing Markdown from the ...


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I think a better method is to use the 'nowiki' tag. This is generic and does not rely on knowing character codes, plus your text is more readable. <nowiki>*</nowiki> will display as an asterisk at the start of the sentence. http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Formatting Now you can display any special characters you like!


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I've hunted around the interwebs for just this solution, and HIGHLY recommend using Markdown Here. It is a browser extension for Chrome, Firefox and Safari that lets one toggle back-and-forth between Markdown and HTML. It's original use-case is for in composing e-mail, but it "works great" in Google Sites. Also, it supports TeX math formula, which for ...


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Unfortunately, no. There does not appear to be any formatting options available, other than things like lists and note color.


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You can convert a Markdown document to HTML, and copy/paste the HTML page (not the source) into a Google Drive document. It will retain most of the formatting including headings, lists, links, bold/italic/underline. The font, margins, and font sizes will not match the Google Drive defaults, and will look "out of place" compared to standard Google Drive ...


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You cannot disable Markdown in card descriptions in Trello. However, Markdown allows you to use backslash escapes to generate literal characters which would otherwise have special meaning in Markdown’s formatting syntax. For example, if you wanted to surround a word with literal underscores, you can use backslashes before the underscores, like this: \...


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gdocs2md does a good job of converting Google documents to markdown, retaining headers, lists, tables, italics, bold, links and images. I use it to allow shared editing of documents, then export to markdown. Some care does need to be taken to use formatting in the Google document that maps well to markdown, but this isn't particularly difficult. I've also ...


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I'm also a big fan of Google Keep and Markdown. Therefore, I released today a new extension for Chrome which adds markdown support to Keep. You're welcome to give it a try: Mark It Down: Add markdown support to popular online services, like Google Keep.


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The most basic form is just wrap your code with <code> tags. If you want somthing more fancy, you can use http://codeformatter.blogspot.com/. Just paste in your code beforehand and it will give you the HTML to paste on your Blogger page. It gives nice effects like alternating color lines and line numbers. For example your example, using the defaults ...


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Just use ~ to enclose whatever you want to strike. Here's a GIF. Just use ~ character at the start and the end in markdown. ~strike~


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You say you're a programmer, so this answer assumes you'd be comfortable with a little "roll your own" approach. Google drive supports scripts: http://www.google.com/script/start/ So, you could create a little Showdown viewer that you point to your markdown files (as URLs).


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You need to use %20 to represent spaces. Here is the correct code: [Click here to open a template email](mailto:abc@xyz.com?Subject=Subject%20Text&Body=Thank%20you)


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Jekyll does support rendering AsciiDoc via a plugin, however this isn't part of the default GitHub Pages Jekyll setup. GitHub lets you configure Jekyll plugins by adding them to the _config.yml file. However jekyll-asciidoc isn't on the list of supported plugins at this time. You could try submitting a request to GitHub to add jekyll-asciidoc to the list ...


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Download and install the Google Drive software. It's for Windows and Mac at the moment, a version for Linux is in the making. The software will create a folder on your computer that syncs with Google Drive. If you open a file in it, it will be opened in the appropriate installed program. Google Drive documents that you open will open in the browser. This ...


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Use HTML entities style to insert special characters. For example writing &#955; will produce a λ See this Wikipedia page for the complete reference.


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Non-standard protocols were disabled as a security precaution, to prevent the use of dangerous URIs (e.g. javascript:) from being rendered. See https://github.com/evilstreak/markdown-js/pull/52 for a pull request with more details.


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Instead of using the HTML entity, you can insert the character itself in Trello list titles, card titles and descriptions (and even comments, which do not support Markdown). Usually, when I need a special character, I do a web search to find the a website that uses the sought character, copy it (CTRL/CMD+C) and paste it where I need it (CTRL/CMD+V). That's ...


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That is done by using a code block with the "diff" syntax. The raw markdown would look something like this: One small step for ```diff -man +humankind ``` I've made a gist also that demonstrates the code (click "Raw" to view the markdown).


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Markdown is a strict superset of HTML, so you should be able to just make the HTML tag explicitly and set the size how you want. See http://www.mediacollege.com/internet/html/image-tag.html.


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This is what Facebook officially says ╔═══════════════════╤══════════╤═══════════════════════════════════════════════════╗ ║ Format │ Example │ Instructions ║ ╠═══════════════════╪══════════╪═══════════════════════════════════════════════════╣ ║ Italic │ _Text_ │ Type an underscore before and ...


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This markdown cheat sheet includes tables: https://github.com/adam-p/markdown-here/wiki/Markdown-Cheatsheet - but it doesn't appear to work in Trello.


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