This is a sample markdown extension e.g. wordcount and toUpper
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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.