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Simple Markdown viewer for Ubuntu

I am looking for a Markdown viewer. It should: run locally on Ubuntu - be a normal program, not a browser addon, webapp or anything else that requires usage of browser* Preferable: simple and ...
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Markdown editor for Windows with live rendering in the editing pane, NOT in a separate preview pane

There are lots of Markdown editors out there but I couldn't find one in which the viewer was built into the editing pane itself. An example of what I don't want is these SE sites, where the question/...
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Markdown editor for OSX that includes a preview, ideally in real time?

I'm looking for a native OSX desktop application (needs to work offline) in which I can edit plain text documents, and preview how they'll look with markdown formatting applied. At a minimum, I need ...
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Simple open-source offline Markdown viewer for Windows

I am looking for a Markdown viewer for Windows. It should: run locally on Windows- be a normal program, not a browser addon, webapp or anything else that requires usage of browser. Preferable: ...
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Email client that supports Markdown?

I somewhat like (read: am in love with) Stack Exchange's implementation of markdown. In fact, I often try to use it when writing emails. Much to my disappointment, this never works. Is there an OS X ...
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How to convert Markdown to PDF without LaTeX?

Almost every existing md to PDF goes through LaTeX: kramdown, pandoc, multimarkdown, etc. Are there the options that don't, in any language, e.g. using a backend such as Prawn, libharu or jsPDF? So ...
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Tool to convert between different plain text formats

There are several types of plain text structuring / formatting syntax out there, for example: MarkDown MediaWiki XWiki HTML Is there a generic tool (easier / more appropriate than reg-ex) that helps ...
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I want to start a programming blog, what should I use?

Required features: Source code syntax highlighting I can write post using Markdown Open Source Installable on my server Written in Ruby or Python or JavaScript on server-side (plus JavaScript on ...
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An open alternative for Evernote?

Since Evernote's recent pricing changes, I don't want to trust important personal data to their company any more, and I've been hunting for an alternative. Unfortunately there're not a whole lot of ...
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Portable, real-time collaborative, multimarkdown editor, with live preview and version control integration

I'm looking for a tool, collection of tools and/or plugins, or even works-in-progress in this general direction, for this quite demanding (and possibly conflicting) set of requirements: user ...
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Markdown editor with structure view

I'm doing a fairly large project in Markdown, and I'm looking for a good editor, either online or Linux-compatible. The one feature that I'm looking for that I can't seem to find is some sort of ...
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Free Markdown editor for Windows with tabs, live-view, tables

This question is closely related to Markdown editor for Windows with inbuilt live viewer inside the editor itself, but has some additional requirements: Must run on Windows (cross-platform welcome) ...
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Is there a Markdown editor for iOS?

I was quite impressed with Mou for OS X from this answer, and now I'd like to get something like it for my iOS devices. Must: Use the Stack Exchange 'style' of markdown Run natively, no webapps ...
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HTML to Markdown JavaScript converter

Searching a JavaScript library that should convert HTML code to Markdown format. It should have the following features: convert basic HTML tags to Markdown (h1...6, pre, code etc) keep the HTML code ...
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Software like Evernote with Markdown

I am looking for a Web and/or desktop app (Windows & Cloud sync) that behaves like Evernote but also has Markdown support. I searched but could not find anything useful.
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Online note taking with Markdown and revisions (saved in server filesystem)?

I have a limited access to a server running PHP, which is allowed to read/create files in my user area on the server. Here I would like to set up a small "self-hosted", "collaborative" online note ...
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A good editor for technical tutorials on Mac?

I write a lot of tutorials and publish them as HTML. Usually, I type them directly in HTML but each time I use <code> tags to show a code example, I have to manually update the content of the ...
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Selfcontained software to generate static HTML documentation from Markdown

I'm searching for a tool that can generate static HTML pages from markdown files. So far so good, there are plenty out there: mkdocs daux beautiful docs flatdocs My problem is that I would like to ...
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Is there a pastebin for Markdown?

I want to share Markdown files with others, very much like JS Bin does for JavaScript files.
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Markdown editor to preserve URL links in text copied from browser

I am looking for a good Markdown editor to keep track of what I am reading and learning online to improve my web developer skills and stay in touch with latest technologies. As I read sometimes huge ...
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Linux Markdown editor that supports inline images, pandoc syntax and vim-keybindings?

I am looking for for a Markdown editor that can display inline images, is largely compatible with pandoc syntax, supports most common vim-keybindings, and runs on Linux. I am currently using gvim ...
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Comprehensive Technical Documentation Tool

Background Looking to unify technical documentation, bridging computer- and user-generated content, using open source tools. The goal is to write (or generate) content in an output agnostic file ...
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Are there any Markdown plugins for TWiki?

I'm trying to find a Markdown plugin that would allow me to switch to Markdown syntax inside a TWiki instance, for just one page at a time or even more fine-grained inside a page by using some kind of ...
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Markdown lint tool

The only one I could find: https://github.com/mivok/markdownlint, but not sure how mature it is. As usual: the more cross platform the better the more free the better I want this to enforce my ...
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markdown to HTML parser for Node.js

I have been using robotskirt to convert/parse markdown docs from github into HTML docs. My setup allows me to fetch my repo from Github and parse all .md files into HTML strings so I can import it ...
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Simple tool (gem) to convert directories of markdown files to GitHub style wiki

I have a directory containing many markdown files as well as other directories containing markdown files. I have everything in version control and don't really want to re-organize everything, but I ...
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Simple rich text or mark up editor library

I am looking for a JS/HTML plugin/library for a rich text/markup editor with a small set of features. Something like you are using to write your answers here. All the things I have seen so far are ...
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Collaborative Markdown Editor

Write in markdown. Edit the documents locally (macOS) using an editor such as Atom, Sublime, IntelliJ. Team members can comment on lines. Good search and folder organisation. I currently use Quip, ...
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Forum software with photo albums & rich text, and email delivery

I am looking for forum software with the following characteristics: Interact with forum either through web and email interface. (Like Google groups) Users can get all new messages, responses, ...
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Make-Your-Own-Markup Editor

Many viewers; no votes. Please let me know what I can improve to make this upvote-worthy! I'm looking for a collaborative editor which would allow tweaks to be made to the markup language used. ...
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Software to create ebooks with markdown

I'm currently looking for a way on macOS to create an ebook (PDF, ePub, and Mobi) using markdown syntax, but I can't find a good app/service for that. I tried using the template feature in iA Writer, ...
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Markdown Editors that support sequence diagrams

I'm looking for a Markdown editor that satisfies the following conditions: Supports sequence diagrams (ideally PlantUML). Has some kind of off-line editor with live preview of the diagrams. Has the ...
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Document workflow

I'm looking for a solution (consisting of one or more tools) which allows me to implement a personal document workflow to deliver documents of a professional nature with a minimal of repetitive work (...
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Markdown editor for *buntu with auto-ToC and drag-drop structure

I'm seeking a Markdown editor that is: ready-to-run on *buntu, and not an "online" editor; and includes these two features: auto-generated table of contents (ToC) from headings; and the facility ...
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PHP library to parse markdown and generate HTML/PDF

I'm looking for a lightweight php library that can load a markdown file (it doesn't matter what flavor of markdown) and generate the corresponding HTML. I also need to be able to generate PDFs from ...
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Table of contents generator for GitHub markdown

I am looking for a script/program (Windows 7, no Cygwin or VM) or online service that can generate a table of contents for a GitHub-flavored markdown file. Example:
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Convert HTML tables to GFM

Is there a tool to convert tables in Web pages to GitHub Flavored Markdown? Ideally it should work by copy and pasting the table. I'm on Linux.
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Tools that allow to write markdown, latex and R code (knitr) in the same document and convert to pdf?

I have been searching the internet for hours but I think I am looking in the wrong direction. Hopefully this is the right place for asking, otherwise please point me in the right direction :) I ...
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Is there an online Markdown editor with auto-complete feature?

Or alternatively an installable one for linux... I mean a feature that propose on the fly alternatives while typing for the most common words, for instance typing "veh" would propose "vehicle".
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Markdown CMS platform?

What are some good simple CMS program that support markdown? Namely, I want to create documentation/tutorials for various things at my company and I want something that: I can setup easily Looks nice ...
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Markdown document management system (search index over all *.md files across the system)

I am writing notes or documentation of software or private projects in Markdown. These single Markdown files are living either in a folder within the project or general notes are stored in Dropbox. ...
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Online rich text editor that allows collaborative commenting and track changes of markdown files

I want to be able to modify a markdown document locally, while my collaborators can work on it in a rich text editor online via file sharing (e.g. powered by GitHub or Dropbox). The rich text version ...
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Markdown editor for OSX (ssh connection) navigate through ftp folder to load and upload modified .md

I'm looking for a OSX desktop application in which I can edit plain markdown documents. I found many but none with ssh connection to navigate and choose which .md have to edit. I try ulysse app but ...
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Is there a default chess board editor/library that is used to display chess competitions on the web?

I could not find enough credible information about this topic. I discover that a very good one is used to display chess competitions at https://chess.stackexchange.com/. Another one is used at http://...
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Side-by-side online markdown editor with autoscroll supporting images correctly

I've tried so far StackEdit, Dillinger and Markable.in, but they all fail when it comes to autoscroll the preview properly when your Markdown includes tall images: Markable.in: always scrolls the ...
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Markdown editor with preview supporting footnotes

I have a team of several people writing, translating, and editing whole books in Markdown format. The biggest issue I've run into so far is that none of the editors I've tried people on support ...
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Note-taking app with Markdown & code snippets (Web app or OS X) [duplicate]

Besides Quiver, is there any other OS X or Web-based note-taking app that has: Full Markdown support, including the ability to write and render code snippets. List view to browse the notes. Does ...
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Lightweight software, Notepad++ and Google Keep features

I am looking for a Web (at work, mobile, Mac) and/or desktop app (at home, Windows) with cloud sync that that behaves like Notepad++, but allows to text search through all the files edited in it. In ...
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Chrome extension Markdown editor using Ace with open & save to desktop

As the title suggests, does there exist a decent extension for Chrome that allows editing of Markdown (preferably using Ace) with the option to open and save files from the local hard drive? I would ...
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software to deploy fast markdown to HTML static pages?

I want an web application that I can deploy markdown notes and serve it into HTML static pages quickly. Minimal css and very minimal formatting. Is there a web application that does this? The idea ...