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Markdown backticks not processed within Markdown links. (Origin: bugzilla #731509) #5503

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doxygen commented Jul 2, 2018

status RESOLVED severity normal in component general for ---
Reported in version 1.8.7-GIT on platform Other
Assigned to: Dimitri van Heesch

On 2014-06-11 09:18:51 +0000, piwi wrote:

Using backticks within Markdown links are not considered as code spans. For example:

//! @see [std::string][1]
//! [1]:

The generated documentation shows the backticks surrounding std::string, and the text is not in monospace; ie. the backticks are not considered as code spans.

On 2014-06-11 09:20:35 +0000, piwi wrote:

Also, I tried the same syntax with the Daring Fireball editor (, its generated HTML is:


On 2015-12-28 14:59:32 +0000, Dimitri van Heesch wrote:

Confirmed. Should be fixed in the next GIT update.

On 2015-12-30 10:19:45 +0000, Dimitri van Heesch wrote:

This bug was previously marked ASSIGNED, which means it should be fixed in
doxygen version 1.8.11. Please verify if this is indeed the case. Reopen the
bug if you think it is not fixed and please include any additional information
that you think can be relevant (preferably in the form of a self-contained example).

@doxygen doxygen closed this Jul 2, 2018

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