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Markdown is a lightweight markup language for creating formatted text using a plain-text editor. https://daringfireball.net/projects/markdown/

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How do I set flycheck-markdown-mdl-rules

I'm trying to get FlyCheck to ignore a rule used by mdl for checking syntax for.md files. I'm not very lisp or emacs savvy, but I've added this code to my personal.el file. ;; Turn off mdl message [...
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How can I paste a defvar into the minibuffer?

I've written a regular expression to transform Markdown links into Org Mode links and I've stored it into a variable. (defvar markdown-link-to-org-regexp "s/\[\(.+\)\](\(.+\))/[[\2][\1]]") ...
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How do I live preview markdown, rendering math, checkboxes, etc.?

I’m using Spacemacs with markdown-mode and I’ve configured it according to Jason Blevins’ guide. Other things I’ve tried Pandoc works pretty well except when I set the —lua-filter=task-list.lua flag ...
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Delete trailing whitespace only in code chunks in markdown

I dislike trailing whitespace, so I have emacs remove trailing whitespace at every file-save. Unfortunately, in markdown trailing whitespaces are part of the syntax, as markdown uses two trailing ...
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Characters replaced with angled bracket sequence, possibly due to encoding

I have files in Markdown, saved in a Dropbox folder. One of them replaces characters with angled bracket sequences. For example a git diff no-index between the saved file and a copy-paste of the text ...
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Why is emacs inserting 3-space tabs inside markdown file?

I have the following configuration for tabs: (setq-default indent-tabs-mode nil) (setq-default tab-width 4) This works inside code and text files, where hitting tab indeed gives me 4 spaces. However, ...
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org-mode export to markdown - respect the level of headlines

I noticed this strange behaviour when all the headlines are in the same level, say level 2, when the org file get exported to markdown, all the levels are bump to level 1. Below is an example I run ...
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Org Markdown exporter (ox-md) does not respect Footnotes level

Given that I have an Org document with footnotes And I have defined: #+BIND: org-md-toplevel-hlevel 2 And in my Emacs init script I have set: (setq org-export-allow-bind-keywords t) When I export ...
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How can I add specific text to the content generated by org-mode export (to Markdown)?

This is my org file: #+TITLE: Post title #+DESCRIPTION: #+AUTHOR: MyName #+DATE: <2022-11-10 Thu> #+TAGS: tag1 tag2 #+OPTIONS: toc:nil *Section 1 Content I would like to export it to ...
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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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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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Error in converting org file to md file: Unknown "nil" back-end: Aborting export

I'm trying to export simple org file to md format using command below: emacs --batch myLanes.org --eval "(progn (require 'org) (org-export-as 'md))" > myLanes.md I'm getting the error: ...
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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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Polymode markdown: export to revealjs

I want to export a markdown document to revealjs slides. When I open the markdown file, poymode markdown major mode is activated. When I choose "export" from the menu, I can specify "...
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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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Raw v.s. Rendered - how to modify the mode for various markup languages so they render nicely, rather than as source

There are many wonderful markup languages. For example here are some of their file extensions: nroff, md, tex, org, info, rtf, ps, html, etc. etc. We love them all. In most cases I visit these ...
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How to set PDF export in polymode-mode to use xelatex engine?

Consider the below MWE of .Rmd file containing Arabic text which needs xelatex engine to be rendered by pandoc. As the documentation of the latter says putting this option would make it: --latex-...
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How does one set the width of images in org-mode for export to Markdown?

I've tried both #+ATTR_ODT: :width 570px and #+ATTR_MARKDOWN: :width 570px but neither of them work. The image just takes the full width by default. This problem does not happen when I export to HTML ...
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How to get emacs count text words only without counting words in comments, code blocks, and markups in markdown?

Publishers set a word count limit you have to meet in writing a manuscirpt. I am trying to write up the manuscript using markdown in emacs. Consider the example below. MWE # Results {-} ## Topic 1 {-}...
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How can I use org mode's folding mode in markdown-mode?

I am using markdown-mode on a git-commit message. At the bottom of a git-commit I append some lines to remind me what to take care. Example: My commit message... # * # 1. `Separate subject from body ...
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How to export .org file to markdown with title, author, tags, etc... information included?

I'd like to use org-mode to create blog posts which are to published on GitHub Pages. I found a repository with a nice stencil with tags and search option and I would like just to use it. However, the ...
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How to enable markdown-mode every time I invoke Emacs Anywhere?

I am using a cool software called Emacs Anywhere. Usually, I invoke this software to write on Stack Overflow and on GitHub. Both websites use markdown. Hence, almost every time I invoke Emacs Anywhere,...
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emacs + rmarkdown not cross-referencing figures, tables, and equations

the example from https://bookdown.org/yihui/rmarkdown-cookbook/cross-ref.html does not work for me. I simply get references like "Figure @ref(fig:cars-plot)." appearing in the pdf or html ...
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Sort text by group in markdown

I'm not a tech person. I've been using Neovim for the last year or so for writing, and I love it. But I'm considering making the switch to Emacs for the ability to use non-mono fonts. I use markdown ...
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backword-sentence and forward-sentence are moving over paragraphs

I use markdown-mode to edit markdown, but it's missing one very useful feature. Whenever I press M-a (backward-sentence) or M-e (forward-sentence) it takes me to the start or end of the paragraph, ...
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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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How to export a table as a Markdown table when using org-md-export-to-markdown?

The current behavior of org-md-export-to-markdown is to export Org Mode tables as HTML tables. I would like tables to be exported as Markdown tables (as explained here).
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How to migrate Markdown files to Emacs org mode format

I've got hundreds of personal notes stored as files in Markdown format, after several years using the VoodooPad personal wiki software for OS X. There's plenty of information available for exporting ...
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Can word-wrap / visual-line-mode have different right margins per paragraph?

When visual-line mode is enabled, words wrap at the window edge. When the window is wide, this makes much too long of a line for comfortable reading. To fix that I have found visual-fill-column-mode, ...
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Convert orgmode to Rmd

As the title says, I have an orgmode file I have been using with ess and exporting to TeX which has been going very well. However, I need to now export to html for reasons out of my control, and was ...
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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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Package for live inline rendering for markdown/org mode text with css styling?

Currently, I use Typora (a markdown editor) for all my personal notes and documentation. After seeing the capabilities of emacs in a colleague's spacemacs setup, I am very interested in switching from ...
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Polymode very slow in Rmd files

I am struggling with emacs constantly hanging as soon as I move the cursor into a code chunk in Rmd files. It spends about two seconds moving the cursor after I hit an arrow key. Can you help me get ...
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Is it possible to displaying Inline Images in Emacs markdown-mode

I am using GNU Emacs 26.3 inside a remotely connected linux machine. I was wondering is it possible to display inline images in Emacs markdown-mode? Seems like it is possible (link) in org-mode? Using ...
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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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How to resize images when exporting to Markdown format?

Is there an equivalent of #+attr_html: :width 500px for Markdown format ?
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Editing helm-bibtex citations in markdown

Helm-bibtex can insert one or multiple (with C-space) citation in some markdown document. I have, however, not found a way to edit these citations afterwards using helm-bibtex. If I call helm-bibtex ...
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Markdown-style block quotes in org-mode

I'm new to org-mode. I'm liking it so far. The one growing pain that I have is missing Markdown-style block quotes: I would like to start a line with > to quote it. How would I go about writing an ...
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Convert region/subtree from Markdown to org

I often have Markdown text in my clipboard that I would like to insert into an org file. After pasting the text into my org-mode file, is there a quick way to convert it to org format? For example, ...
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Avoid "`timestamp-wrapper`" span around timestamps when exporting org to markdown

Version info: Emacs: 26.3 Org: 9.1.9 Am trying to export org notes to markdown format for publishing. Am using the org-gfm-export-as-markdown to preview the markdown that will be generated. Later I ...
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Displaying markdown in EIN

I've recently started working with EIN, and I have it mostly working now (sans autocompletion unfortunately...). There's still something I'm struggling with which I'm not sure is even possible: is ...
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set org-mode as a source-language in an org-mode document

I want to export an org-mode document to markdown. My document contains some content like this: #+BEGIN_SRC * User-defined Markers ** MARKER_1 #+END_SRC I would like to demonstrate how someone ...
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yaml frontmatter in org mode

When exporting and org file in emacs to either html or md for a jekyll-based web page, the yaml front matter gets twisted. As suggested here, I have attempted enclosing it in an html block in the ...
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How to export an underscore in org-mode, using markdown or gfm, without producing a backslash escaped underscore `\_`?

Given a file: #+OPTIONS: ^:nil * heading this is some text_to_export C-c C-e m m or M-x org-md-export-as-markdown yields: # heading this is some text\_to\_export HTML export does not add the ...
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pandoc: getCurrentDirectory:getWorkingDirectory: permission denied (Operation not permitted)

I'm trying to render the output of a markdown file using C-c C-c p. On doing so, a webpage opens on my browser displaying pandoc: getCurrentDirectory:getWorkingDirectory: permission denied (Operation ...
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CSV to Markdown table

Say we have a CSV in a buffer: foo,bar,hello 1,234,95 8923,901,145 Are there any native Emacs or Markdown-mode built-ins in Emacs that can be used to convert it to a Markdown table? It looks like ...
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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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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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Change AUCTeX behavior inside an environment

I am using the LaTeX markdown package to insert quick notes in my document. I would like Emacs to switch to markdown mode inside the markdown environment so it for example won't automatically re-...