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How to enable math expressions in markdown mode?

I have the following code saved as ex.md --- title: "Page Title" subtitle: "Page sub-title" author: "Author name" --- # head 1 hmm $x \times \pi$ and I preview with C-c ...
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Fill-paragraph should retain "\ " (backslash-space)

In (Pandoc) markdown "\ " means non-breaking space. When I fill-paragraph, there is a chance that ... 50\ cm ... is converted to ... 50\ cm ... which means something different. Is there a (...
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RefTeX reftex-citation not showing all entries and takes preceding word as argument

After initial setting up emacs with AuCTeX and RefTeX everything worked fine. may not be the problem, see edit below Now, for a porject I tried setting up RefTeX to work with markdown-mode with this ...
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How to add numbers to all lines matching a certain regex?

I have a Markdown file like this: # Title ## My Theme Pellentesque dapibus suscipit ligula. ### Mine is yours Donec posuere augue in quam. ## Your Theme * Suspendisse potenti. * Aenean in sem ac ...
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Can Markdown mode help with generating the 2nd line in a Markdown table?

When I write a table like | Syntax | Description | More columns ... | | ----------- | ----------- | ---------------- | | Header | Title | . | | Paragraph | Text ...
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Emacs is generating HTML file when opening markdown files

I don't know what is happening and how to debug this. I moved my Emacs config from Fedora to Xubuntu 22.04 (that use older version of GNU Emacs) and now each time I open markdown file (only once per ...
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How do you generate a TOC (Table Of Contents) in markdown-mode?

The function needs to get at least the levels two (## title) and three (### title) titles.
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How to set display margins for markdown-mode buffers?

Is there a way to set the display margins for markdown-mode buffers? I've read https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/elisp/Display-Margins.html and various suggested solutions but ...
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org-mode headings renders markdown link syntax of inner code block, how to prevent it from happening?

I am using Doom Emacs with bundled org-mode and markdown-mode. I have org-mode text snippet like this: *** test **** http://example.com **** block #+begin_src http://example.com/ #+end_src **** ...
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Exporting org-mode to Markdown does not render the title?

I have the following in org-mode: #+TITLE: My title #+SUBTITLE: My ...
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Start Emacs Markdown Mode in CONTENTS view

I've been trying to have Markdown Mode open all markdown files in CONTENTS view, i.e. all folded up. I can of course just hit S-TAB twice whenever I open a markdown file, but, with markdown-mode.el ...
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Adjust how comments work in markdown-mode

How can I adjust how M-; (comment-dwim) works in markdown-mode? Specifically, I'd like for it to not use delimiters for each line. As an example, in Markdown mode, if I commend a line like This is a ...
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Does markdown-export have a bad interaction with save-excursion

I am trying to write an idle-timer to export my markdown file whenever I am idle. (I have the output loaded in a Chrome tab which is auto-reloading.) I tried to do the following: (defvar my--markdown-...
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How to show all sections after cycling visibility?

After cycling visibility for some sections, is there a single key combination that will restore visibility to all subsections? I was trying to isearch for a tab, and, instead of inserting a tab ...
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How to fold nested list items in markdown-mode

I would like to be able to fold nested list items in markdown-mode in the same way that it is possible to do in org-mode, so that, for example, the first sub-item in the following list can be easily ...
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Set auto-fill in markdown mode, but exclude code block headers

I want to use auto-fill-mode in Markdown files. By default, it works fine, with one exception. I'm using the RMarkdown variant of markdown. This requires that code block headers remain on one line. ...
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What are these underlines shown for whitespace at the end of some lines?

The following screenshot shows Emacs 26.3 (GNU Emacs 26.3 (build 2, x86_64-pc-linux-gnu, GTK+ Version 3.24.14) of 2020-03-26, modified by Debian) editing a Markdown file: Note that on some lines of ...
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Slow markdown-mode as Emacs spends lots of time fontifying

Emacs on my Mac got upgraded when I upgraded some other package in Homebrew and now working with Markdown files is very slow. I'm now running the railwaycat/emacsmacport/emacs-mac package version with ...
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Syntax highlighting for comments in Magit commit buffers with custom core.commentChar

I frequently source the body of my GitHub PRs from my commits, and thus is makes sense to consider my commits to be made in Markdown (it is nice to have a markup language for commits anyway). Thus I ...
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Is it possible to force `markdown-mode` during git commit?

I was using following answer: https://emacs.stackexchange.com/a/57535/18414 to set markdown on the .git/COMMIT_EDITMSG file. (add-to-list 'auto-mode-alist '("/\\.git/COMMIT_EDITMSG\\'...
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Problem with font in markdown-mode table

I am using variable-pitch for markdown-mode. Tables use fixed-pitch (markdown-table-face). The table aligns for regular text. It breaks alignment for links. The spaces are also underlined. ...
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markdown inline preview like it is done with preview-latex

I am completely new to markdown and would like to know if there is any package/mode which allows to live preview only parts of the document (mainly equations, tables and images) like it is possible ...
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How do I get flyspell to ignore pandoc citations in markdown

Flyspell regularly shows pandoc citations as a spelling error in markdown documents. For example @chu2017 will come up as a spelling error for 'chu'. How can I get Flyspell ignore the citations and ...
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Get Emacs Markdown markdown mode to use Rstudio pandoc

I installed markdown mode for Emacs. Now I need it to see a version Pandoc I have on my machine. Markdown Mode for Emacs I put this in my init file and loaded it. (custom-set-variables '(...
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Markdown equivalent of `org-indent-mode`?

What's the simplest way of ensuring that the text below a headline in a Markdown file is aligned with the headline? In org-mode you can accomplish this by calling org-indent-mode. Is there a similar ...
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Why am I getting `max-specpdl-size` error on one markdown file when opening via projectile but not dired?

I am getting a max-specdl-size error on only one .markdown file. I have increased the size via (setq max-specpdl-size 50000) to test, and I still get the error. This does not happen on any other ....
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Is it possible to disable font faces in Markdown for tables only?

I really like the markdown mode in Emacs (markdown-mode.el v2.4-dev) but when I have monospace in table cells the columns get out of alignment. Not only that, but at times the rendering kind of jerks ...
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Markdown and Latex highlighting (font lock) in R Markdown file

I am using polymode to edit rmarkdown files. Exporting to e.g. pdf is super simple and works very well. R code chunks are also properly highlighted. But: I do quite often use latex code inside (r)...
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How can Markdown mode follow links?

I found this today by chance: I visited the help file on split-string with C-h f split-strings: split-string is a compiled Lisp function in ‘subr.el’. (split-string STRING &optional ...
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How to make markdown-live-priview-mode use pandoc?

I'm having a problem where in markdown-live-preview-mode tables are not correctly converted to HTML from markdown. I'm using markdown-mode. I've tried using pandoc to create the HTML and pandoc ...
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In markdown-mode cursor goes to beginning of line when I type certain characters

In markdown-mode the cursor goes to the beginning of a line whenever I type any of (),[]{};:, this happens in both GUI and command-line emacs, this only happens in markdown-mode. How do I stop this ...
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Can we get inline results with polymode for Rmd files?

As a new Emacs user, I've recently learned how to use polymode to handle R code in org-mode. I'm happy with it, since I get the same features than those implemented for example in Rstudio for Rmd ...
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ELPA list is missing markdown-mode according to list-packages

I'm trying to install markdown-mode using instructions on https://jblevins.org/projects/markdown-mode/, according to which I put into my init.el file (require 'package) (add-to-list 'package-archives ...
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Shortcut to actual previous line in markdown mode, or end of section

I use markdown-mode and often fold the tree. I sometimes need to go to the last line of a tree, e.g. if I adjust the tree heading and then want to work at the last leaf. I suppose a shortcut can take ...
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Text entered right-to-left in chunks using polymode

I use polymode when editing Rmarkdown files in Emacs 26.1 and have the following problem. I visit a new file, test.Rmd, and type the following at the top of the file (this creates a yaml chunk): --- ...
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Cursor skips over backquotes/code blocks in markdown-mode

I use markdown-mode for editing Markdown. When I'm trying to edit code blocks defined using backquotes (`) or multiple backquotes, my cursor skips over the backquotes, making it hard for me to edit ...
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How to set utf-8 encoding for *markdown-output* buffer?

I have emacs-24.5 installed on Windows 10. Many utilities are configured through cygwin, including perl. When in Markdown mode every so often after I press C-c C-c p to run the external markdown.pl ...
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How do I make markdown or org mode hide formatting characters until I edit?

I'd like to hide markdown / org-mode markup characters when viewing a file, so I set org-hide-emphasis-markers and markdown-hide-markup to t. However, when editing a section of text, I'd like to see ...
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Help needed to debug (very) slow markdown-mode

I come back to emacs after an eternity without using it. I used it before but now that I'm a grown up I'd like to understand what I do and how to do stuff. I use emacs mainly for markdown edit at the ...
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How can I turn off clickable links in markdown mode?

I would like markdown-mode to treat URLs as normal text, so that I can click on them to place the cursor inside them rather than loading the page in a browser. I tried toggling goto-address-mode, ...
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markdown-mode seems to ignore variables set in .dir-locals-el

I have a folder with some files written in markdown format that I would like to convert in html using markdown-mode. I want a local value for the variable markdown-css-paths, in order to have a ...
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Make flymd accept other file extensions

When I try to preview my markdown files I get this aggressive funny response: What’s wrong with you???! Don’t flyit if you are not viewing a markdown file. But I am! ;-) It's just that I use .txt as ...
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Assign TAB in markdown mode

Running emacs 25.2.2, general, evil and markdown-mode installed from MELPA. The problem is when I hit TAB on a heading in a markdown file, it does not cycle visibility of content. C-h k TAB shows it ...
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Minor markdown-mode for comments

I like to use the markdown-mode for READMEs. And I would like to use the markdown-mode as a minor-mode for comments in other major-modes like sh-mode. Is this possible somehow?
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Why are code blocks and code literals displaying with large face in markdown

In markdown mode, all of the fenced code blocks and inline code literal strings are displaying with this very large font. The size is large, and also I'm pretty sure it isn't the same font as the ...
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Wierd behaviour and lag of markdown mode (due to indirect buffer?)

Problem There is severe lag(>10s some times) in my markdown document (14k words) which I run within emacs. It appears that Markdown-mode seems to be computing something everysingle time I type any ...
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dir-locals not working

I wanted to have wc-mode (a minor mode) enabled when I edit any markdown file in a specific directory. So, I created a .dir-locals.el file and added the following to it: ((markdown . ((wc-mode . t))))...
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Edit commit messages in markdown mode

I configured git so that it uses emacsclient when editing commit messages. The only problem is that these messages are edited in fundamental-mode. Which hook should I use to have these commit messages ...
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How do I hide markup in Markdown mode with use-package?

I'd like to hide the markup in my Markdown buffers. I can do that manually using markdown-toggle-markup-hiding. However I'd like to configure this once and for all in my init.el so that I don't have ...
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org-pretty-entities for markdown-mode

org-mode has the variable org-pretty-entities that allows for the display of LaTeX math as unicode characters. How could one get the same result in markdown-mode? It seems like this should be a ...
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