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Collapse sections in markdown

I use markdown-mode (in conjunction with writeroom-mode) for writing in Emacs. My markdown files generally gets quite large, and I would like to be able to focus on a particular section for extended ...
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Github-flavored markdown mode: syntax highlight code blocks

For example, if I have a markdown file with the following: ###This is my markdown file here is some text. here is my code block: ``` js var accountdown = require('accountdown'); var level = require('...
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How to fix markdown-mode's fill-paragraph?

markdown-mode is pretty good at filling paragraphs overall, but there's one flaw that really bothers me. If a paragraph contains a line which ends in two spaces, it only starts filling never fills ...
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How to make hyperlinks clickable in markdown mode?

In an emacs org-mode buffer it is possible to type a hyperlink and then click on the hyperlink with a mouse to open the url in an external browser. Is there a way for markdown mode to have active ...
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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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How to make Flyspell ignore code blocks in Markdown?

Can I filter what Flyspell may check in the buffer? I don't want it to spell-check code in Markdown mode. Maybe I can use the font-face at point for that? Something like this: (let ((get-char-...
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How to configure markdown-mode to render headings like org-mode?

Beloved org-mode can be configured so that different headings (aka, entry titles) display with different colors depending on their nesting level, and so that they only show the final markup character ...
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How to get align-regexp to help line up Markdown tables properly?

I am trying to line up a text table using align-regexp. A table, before alignment, looks like this: | Alpha | Bravo | Charlie | |-------|-------|---------| | Delta | Echo | Foxtrot | | Golf | Hotel | ...
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Enable any outline mode for markdown

First of all, from http://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/AllOut: Allout outline mode is part of GnuEmacs. Allout outline mode provides extensive outline formatting and manipulation beyond standard ...
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Correct markdown-format tables with orgtbl-mode?

I'm just learning about org-mode, and of course blown away by its sheer level of usability. I of course want to use it everywhere, so I want to create tables with it. Including tables in markdown-mode....
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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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Abbrev expansion after quotation mark

I've looked for a solution to this a number of times. Suppose 'kg' normally expands to 'knowledge' in my abbrev file. I wonder if there is any way to get emacs to expand after a single or double ...
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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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How to preserve list indentation after RET in markdown-mode?

When I'm editing a markdown-mode document with a list like this: * foo * bar * baz and my cursor is at the very end of the baz line, and I press RET (which is bound to markdown-enter-key) then the ...
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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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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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Use normal delete-region with backspace in markdown-mode

I would like to use the "normal" behaviour for <backspace> in markdown-mode. That is, instead of calling markdown-exdent-or-delete, I would like to call cua-delete-region. So I tried this ...
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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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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 to add four spaces selected region [duplicate]

I'm using Firefox extention It's all text, with it I can edit stackoverflow form text in Emacs. Therefore I often want to add four spaces before selected text to markdown codes. indent-region only "...
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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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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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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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How can I hide formatting marks after the formatting they define has been applied in markdown mode?

I am using markdown mode with the modifications suggested in the excellent answer I received to a previous question. My aim is to have basic rendering capabilities within emacs itself so I can ...
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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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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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polymode with fsharp-mode has trouble sending last line in code block to interactive

I just started setting up polymode I got ESS and r going nicely with markdown. (use-package markdown-mode) (use-package polymode) (require 'poly-R) (require 'poly-markdown) I was able to put r code ...
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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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`markdown-mode` only renders some, not all, LaTeX strings

I'm using markdown-mode. I followed these instructions to render LaTeX math strings: http://jblevins.org/projects/markdown-mode/ I am rendering to HTML with markdown-export and markdown-live-preview-...
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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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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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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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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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How to default markdown-mode's markdown-live-preview-mode to vertical split

Using markdown-mode, I can run M-x markdown-live-preview-mode (or C-c C-c l) and it will split the window horizontally and display the rendered markdown (i.e. the HTML) with eww in a window below the ...
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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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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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Cannot load markdown-mode

Problem I've recently switched to NixOS and I'm having a couple of problems with my init.el. One I think is NixOS related and so I won't elaborate here, but I can't think of any NixOS component to ...
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indentitation in markdown mode

I would like to have a double nested list in Makrdown Fill mode. For this I write in my markdown file * item 1 * item 1.1: * item 1.1.1 * item 1.1.2 Now I would like to add an * item 1.2: ...
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How to compile, view or preview using markdown-mode

I am using Emacs 25.1 on a Mac. When I try to view, preview or live export a simple markdown file using markdown-mode in Emacs I obtain the following error: /bin/bash: markdown: command not found(in ...
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What's the most effective way to modify this internal mode config?

markdown-mode defines tab-width using a magic number when loaded, overwriting any global settings I have (namely, 2 spaces): ;;;###autoload (define-derived-mode markdown-mode text-mode "Markdown" "...
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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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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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Cannot define keybinding in markdown-mode

I'm trying to use the package checkbox together with markdown-mode. The checkbox documentation gives the following example on how to define a global keybinding for it's functionality: I'd recommend ...
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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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forward-sexp in markdown-mode doesn't handle backquoted expressions

How do I modify the syntax table to make forward-sexp and backward-sexp correctly skip over backquoted (code) expressions? For instance, if my markdown file contains a line like The C statement is `...