Posts Tagged “multimarkdown”

  • TableFlip: the cure for Markdown table editing

    I was a beta tester for TableFlip, an app for editing Markdown (MultiMarkdown) tables painlessly, and I've been waiting excitedly to talk about it for quite some time.…

  • CSV to MultiMarkdown table update

    I've made a quick update to the "Tables - Create from CSV" Service in the Markdown Service Tools that I posted last month. It fixes an error (thanks to Javier Jarava for the report) that would occur if any line in the middle of the CSV data ended with whitespace, as well as offering cleaner exits if an error occurs in parsing the CSV.…

  • A new Markdown Service Tool for easy MultiMarkdown tables

    So first, the good news, I have my meds sorted out and it seems like I'm back on track. I'm sure I'll talk more about it on Overtired, and will post more of the story here after I'm sure things have leveled out. I'm primarily directing my energy toward BitWriter (the nvALT update), but wanted a morning project, thus...…

  • MMD QuickLook 1.2 with TextBundle support

    I've updated my fork of Fletcher Penney's MultiMarkdown Quick Look plugin with TextBundle support. It's a seamless upgrade and maintains custom styles if you have one installed.…

  • Sublime Text tips for Markdown table editing

    I edited a bunch of MultiMarkdown tables in Sublime Text 3 yesterday, and by about halfway through I'd developed a pretty good system. I thought I'd document a couple of tricks for my own future reference, and for anyone else it might help.…

  • MultiMarkdown Quicklook plugin 1.1

    MultiMarkdown 4.7 was recently released, and I decided it was time to catch my Quicklook plugin up with it. This version of the MultiMarkdown QuickLook plugin allows for custom styling when previewing Markdown files in Finder. Full details on GitHub.…

  • MultiMarkdown upgrades for Marky the Markdownifier

    I've updated Marky the Markdownifier with a few key fixes and improvements. It's getting more and more traffic and has some dedicated users, so it seemed like it was about time to solve some of the more annoying issues. It still needs a usability overhaul and some kind of iOS solution, but these issues were the ones that bothered me the most.…

  • Dash docsets from MultiMarkdown

    Dash is my favorite way to reference syntax and info about dozens of programming languages, and one of my most used applications. The developer of Dash recently released "Cheatset", a way to build your own Cheat Sheets to display in Dash as docsets, complete with indexed commands and categories.…

  • Marked 2.2

    Marked 2.2 is out, and it's a pretty big update. Stability, speed and rendering fixes and improvements, as well as some new features. I'm working on a screencast about some of them, but it won't be ready before my Thanksgiving trip. Soon.…

  • "Lazy" Markdown footnotes

    Carl Johnson left a comment on my "Lazy Markdown Links" post to mention that he's long used a similar "lazy" method for footnotes. It struck me as a great idea. I whipped up another preprocessor for Marked 2 to make it work. It works as a standalone script, too.…

  • Web Excursions for September 21, 2013
  • Brainstorming the brainstorm: workflows and ideas

    This post expounds a bit on my various brainstorming workflows. None of them will be a perfect fit for anyone else, but the bits and pieces can be organized into a workflow that suits just about every need.…

  • Marky the Markdownifier, reworked and refined

    Marky the Markdownifier, my web tool that extracts web articles and converts them to Markdown, has received an update that resolves quite a few standing issues. It's a major update and partial rewrite, so there may still be some bugs. Please feel free to drop me a line on Twitter or contact me directly if you run into problems.…

  • CriticMarkup in Marked 1.4

    CriticMarkup was unveiled a little bit ago, and it was intriguing but not immediately useful to me at the time. Since then I've been playing with the MultiMarkdown Composer beta (available to owners of version 2), which includes a basic "change tracking" feature supporting full CriticMarkup syntax as you type. I'm sold.…

  • An Inline Footnote Service redux just for Gabe

    Gabe Weatherhead (a.k.a. MacDrifter) made a special request yesterday that --- after some discussion --- made sense in the spirit of readable Markdown. He wanted to be able to use the inline footnote converter in the Markdown Service Tools, but needed to be able to name his footnote markers instead of just assigning them sequential numbers.…

  • Footnote utilities for the Markdown Service Tools

    There are two new footnote-related additions to the Markdown Services Tools. One is an older project for converting an easy "inline footnote format" into regular MultiMarkdown footnotes, and the other replaces all footnote markers in a document with unique strings for avoiding conflicts when concatenating multiple documents or rendering multiple posts containing footnotes on a single blog page (for example).…

  • New in the Markdown Service Tools: in-place Markdown to RTF

    With help from Tobias O'Leary, the Markdown Service Tools can finally do in-place conversion from (Multi)Markdown to RTF. The primary reason for wanting this was to allow people to write Markdown directly in Mail.app, then convert it immediately before sending. Put a shortcut key on it and it's a snap.…

  • Markdown Service Tools 2.0

    Thanks to a big hand from Joe Workman, the Markdown Service Tools are at 2.0. There aren't a lot of new tricks in there, but everything should be codesigned to avoid Gatekeeper issues and there are many improvements to functionality:…

  • Markdown Editing for Sublime Text 2: humble beginnings

    I was disappointed to find that there weren't any good packages available for Sublime Text 2 that added decent Markdown editing features. I figured it was time to learn my way around. I still haven't dug into Python, so my script-fu in there is weak right now. I got a few things working, though, and this will evolve as I learn new things. I'll probably look back at this first version with embarrassment, but I'll just overwrite it with better stuff as it progresses.…

  • Experiment: CSV to MMD tables with color coding

    This is a quick experiment with Google Docs, CSVs, MultiMarkdown tables and CSS3 selectors. It's really hackish, but it's a start. I wanted to take Google Docs spreadsheet output and turn it into a clean table with color coding and my own styling. Here's what I've done so far (example output here):…

  • MultiMarkdown Quick Look with Style

    I added a little hack to Fletcher Penney's MultiMarkdown Quick Look generator to give it a default style (Github CSS) and allow for customization via a .mdqlstyle.css file located in your home folder. Full details and download available on Github.…

  • A Service for writing MultiMarkdown footnotes inline

    I get a lot of one-off requests for scripts and tips on how to handle tasks specific to people's workflow or writing style. I generally keep myself pretty busy, so I usually reply with a quick idea or thought and leave it up to them to run with it. David Coleman emailed me this morning, though, with a request that struck me as an interesting enough idea to whip up a script before work.…

  • Marked 1.3.2 in review

    Marked v1.3.2 has been uploaded and is waiting for review. This release, despite being an incremental version number, has some exciting new features. Here's a preview of the changelog:…

  • The second Marked giveaway!

    Following up on the 50% off Marked sale over the weekend, I'm putting three more Marked promo codes up for grabs. Marked is my own MultiMarkdown preview app which works with any text editor to provide an updated preview every time you save your file.…

  • Mac App Giveaway: MultiMarkdown Composer

    Continuing the very exciting Thanksgiving giveaways today I have five promo codes for Fletcher Penney's MultiMarkdown Composer (reviewed here). It's a text editor packed with features for editing Markdown and MultiMarkdown, including syntax highlighting, document header navigation, shortcuts for adding MultiMarkdown syntax and much more.…

  • Marked 1.3.1, more MultiMarkdown goodies

    Just a quick note here to let you know that Marked 1.3.1 has been approved and is up for sale in the App Store. If you're not familiar with Marked yet, check out the Marked product site (recently updated!).…

  • A few themes for MultiMarkdown Composer

    I've been playing around with some themes for MultiMarkdown Composer, and thought I'd share a few that are turning out half decently. MultiMarkdown Composer's syntax highlighting uses an extended version of the Peg Markdown Highlight format. You can add themes to ~/Library/Application Support/MultiMarkdown Composer/Styles (create it if it doesn't exist) and they'll show up in the Appearances preferences of MultiMarkdown Composer.…

  • MultiMarkdown Composer hits the App Store

    Fletcher Penney's latest project, MultiMarkdown Composer, is now available in the App Store. It provides a text editing environment with a full set of MultiMarkdown features. Unlike most of the other editors in this area, it auto-continues lists (ordered and unordered) and handles auto-pairing and wrapping. I'm working on a full review to post very soon, but I wanted to let you all know about it as soon as possible!…

  • Marked 1.3 released, plus 5 free copies!

    Marked 1.3 just made it up onto the Mac App Store! It incorporates a few fixes and some cool new features. So cool, in fact, that I raised the price to a whopping $3.99. I'm hoping the fact that it now functions as a mini web development tool and handles multiple custom styles makes it worth the extra buck to other folks, too.…

  • Marked Bonus Pack fix and Marked 1.3 progress

    I just posted a minor update to the Marked Bonus Pack with a few bugfixes for the included Service and AppleScripts. The biggest fix is for the issue some people were having where running the Service would always open TextEdit. I was unable to replicate the problem, but I think I found a solution for it.…

  • New Markdown Service tool: HTML to Clipboard

    In response to a tweet from @gl3media, I've added a quick modification of the MultiMarkdown to HTML service to the Markdown Service Tools project page. It simply renders the selected text to HTML via MultiMarkdown 2 (Perl) and SmartyPants, putting the result on the clipboard and leaving the original text alone.…

  • Marked 1.2 is out!

    I'm super-duper excited to announce that Marked version 1.2 is now in the Mac App Store. It's a rewrite from the ground up... same great flavor, all new file watching mechanism. It uses Spotlight to track changes now, which is far more stable and adept at handling things like name changes and deletions of open files. The only catch is that you have to have Spotlight indexing turned on and available in the folder where your file is (i.e. not set to private in Spotlight settings).…

  • Marked is on the Mac App Store

    Well, my "secret" project is up and out: Marked was approved by Apple today for sale in the Mac App Store. It's a Markdown previewer which can watch any text file for changes, updating the HTML preview whenever you save it. It adds Markdown preview to any text editor.…

  • Taking the Markdown to Evernote service further
  • Quick Tip: clean up your MultiMarkdown tables

    Quick tips are random posts regarding something I discovered on my way to something bigger. They usually get longer than "quick" would imply, for which I refuse to apologize.…

  • A couple of TextMate Macros for Markdown lists

    I was playing with the new TextMate Markdown bundle for MultiMarkdown 3 when I remembered an old nit I had with the list commands: no single-keystroke way to move list items up and down. Unless I'm completely forgetting about a shortcut, moving list items around involves selecting the entire line and using Control-Command-Up/Down to move it. Obviously, not a big deal, but 5 minutes with the Macro recorder in TextMate saves the time.…

  • nvALT 2.0: it's here

    The long-promised 2.0 (yeah, I skipped 1.0.8) is finally here. Please download it here, as the application filename has changed to "nvALT" and Check for Updates won't work properly. It also uses its own preference files and database now, so you'll have to rebuild your preferences when you first launch it.…

  • Notational Velocity ALT expatiation (and roadmap)

    I'd just like to put it out there, as someone will eventually: Notational Velocity ALT (henceforth referred to as nvALT) is turning into something antithetical to the original premise of Notational Velocity. I understand that, and I accept it.…

  • Notational Velocity ALT 1.0 release

    After a few late nights of off-hours programming, I'm putting Notational Velocity ALT out as a version 1.0. Obviously built on the backs of others, I'm just giving it a versioning scheme of its own to make it easier to track my own updates. It does have the built-in updater pointed to my own servers now, so once you install it, updates will be available from within the app.…

  • Notational Velocity ALT 5.3

    As usual with projects I didn't plan to take as far as I did, my version numbering scheme is, well, stupid. With the next release I'm going to implement my own feed for automatic updates, so I'll probably reset the versioning to something more incremental and sane. Anyway...…

  • Lunch-break bugfixes for Notational Velocity ALT

    I'm going to have to build a project page for this, and probably set up a separate Sparkle feed for updates on this fork. I had a few minutes while eating my peanut butter and jelly, so I'm posting a new build with a few changes:…

  • Notational Velocity alternative MultiMarkdown version

    After my experiment last night, and finding DivineDominion's already-awesome fork of Notational Velocity, I decided to port my changes over to his fork and work from there. So here's the current version of the final product, with the intial visual changes, CSS styling, and quick access to HTML source for copy/paste. The preview is now in a HUD instead of a third pane, which I'm finding I like better. There's more room for editing and the HUD hides on deactivation, so it's not in the way if you…

  • Notational Velocity and MultiMarkdown

    Update: I was just informed (see comments) about another fork of Notational Velocity which has implemented MultiMarkdown already. It uses a HUD to display the preview, which may be preferable to some users. Check it out either way, the modifications are far more involved than mine.…

  • Three things I discovered today

    Amidst trying to get ready to launch a major website and playing with my own personal projects, I realized three things today. How important they are is debatable, and their usefulness depends entirely on what you're working on right now.…

  • MultiMarkdown in MarsEdit

    I've just started using MarsEdit again (in combination with my TextMate blogging bundles), but I've run into a couple of issues. First, I can't assign thumbnails to my posts directly. This is the result of poor API support in Wordpress for handling attachments on a specific post, and not Daniel's fault at all. Fortunately, I've set my blog up to search for an image with a specific class, remove it from the post and use it as the post header if a thumbnail isn't assigned. That works.…

  • A better System Service for Evernote clipping - with MultiMarkdown

    The fact that Evernote processes HTML so much better than it does plain or rich text got me thinking and tinkering. I use Markdown (actually, MultiMarkdown) constantly, and it does a great job of turning plain text into valid markup. With (Multi)Markdown, even plain text becomes HTML that--when imported into Evernote--retains most of its formatting. To answer your question, no, I'm not obsessed with Evernote, I'm obsessed with problems I think I could solve. It's unhealthy.…