Skip to content
This is a sample markdown extension e.g. wordcount and toUpper
Branch: master
Clone or download
Fetching latest commit…
Cannot retrieve the latest commit at this time.
Type Name Latest commit message Commit time
Failed to load latest commit information.
LICENSE.txt Fix licence Nov 18, 2015


This is an example of how to extend VS Code with some useful text manipulation tools. This extension works for all file types.

These include:

  • Common casing operations e.g. toUpper, ToLower, SwapCase, Reverse and more
  • HTML encoding and Decoding
  • ASCII Art


Open up VS Code and hit F1 and type ext select Install Extension and type mdtools hit enter and reload window to enable.

install and work

Update a selection

The extension is activated for all file types, and you open up a menu of commands by pressing Alt+T. Multi selection is supported for all commands. If you select ASCII Art you will get a secondary menu where you can choose the font.

Known Issues

Here are a few common issues.

  • The selection zone post edit can be mis-mapped.
You can’t perform that action at this time.
You signed in with another tab or window. Reload to refresh your session. You signed out in another tab or window. Reload to refresh your session.