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mcu_guy

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markdown support
« on: March 12, 2014, 12:55:24 pm »
I see version 18.0 has markdown support.  What exactly is this support?  Is there a viewer to preview the interpreted markdown syntax?  Is there a toolbar to insert markdown format characters? 

If these features are available, how do I activate them.


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Re: markdown support
« Reply #1 on: March 12, 2014, 01:46:39 pm »
If you open a document with .markdown, .md, .mdown extension it will select Markdown mode, or you may select manually Markdown mode with Document > Select Mode....  The current implementation will color code some specific Markdown elements, and it has some smart indenting features useful in editing Markdown.  There currently is not preview mode, that is something that would like to do in a future release.

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Re: markdown support
« Reply #2 on: March 12, 2014, 02:23:11 pm »
Thanks for the info. 

Is there a method to have slickedit automatically open the *.md files in mark down mode?  I went into tools>options>languages>web authoring languages>markdown>file extensions option and added "md".  However, when I open *.md files, it opens in in plain text mode.

I am running the following slickedit version:

SlickEdit 2013 (v18.0.1.2 64-bit)

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Re: markdown support
« Reply #3 on: March 12, 2014, 02:33:38 pm »
That should be the default already, at least with a clean configuration.  If you had opened the file previously, it may still be retaining the Plain-Text mode from previously being opened in per-file history.  You will need to manually reset the Document mode (Document > Select Mode...) for any file already opened by SlickEdit.