Google Chrome Extension β€” πŸ—’οΈ ⏰ β˜‘οΈ Take down notes, save reminders, paste links, create checklists or tables with markdown [M↓] directly in your 'New Tab' page
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Markdown New Tab

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Take down notes πŸ—’οΈ, save reminders ⏰, paste links πŸ”—, create checklists β˜‘οΈ or tables, all using markdown... directly in your 'New Tab' page! Markdown New Tab is a replacement for the default 'New Tab' page on Google Chrome πŸ†• πŸŽ‰.

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About

Markdown New Tab is a replacement for the default Google Chrome new tab page. Refer to this brilliant cheat sheat to get familiar with the markdown syntax.

Features

  • Take down styled notes πŸ—’οΈ, create checklists β˜‘οΈ, links πŸ”—, tables and reminders ⏰, add images πŸ–ΌοΈ (and all other frills associated with ο½ο½ο½’ο½‹ο½„ο½ο½—ο½Ž [M↓])

  • ⏰ πŸ’Ύ Automatically saves (and deletes) revision history for you to look back and reminisce

  • ⌨️ Use keyboard shortcuts to toggle between edit and save the notes

  • πŸ’ͺ πŸ’ͺ ACTIVATE POWERMODE! (enable in settings)

Upcoming

  • Sync notes, revision history and settings between all Chrome browsers you are logged into

  • Change background and foreground colours

  • Split editing to show live preview

  • Support for Mozilla Firefox (???)

Usage

  • You can edit and save the notes either by pressing the buttons on the top right, or by using the shortcuts Ctrl + X (or Cmd + X on Mac) to edit the text and Ctrl + S (or Cmd + S on Mac) to save the text.

  • To save and edit the notes by using Ctrl + ↡ (or Cmd + ↡ on Mac), go to settings and enable it.

  • Revision history can be accessed by clicking "Last Edited: ____" on the bottom right corner.

Development

  1. Clone this repo:
$ git clone https://github.com/plibither8/markdown-new-tab
  1. Open Chrome and go to chrome://extensions
  2. Enable 'Developer Mode' by checking the tickbox (on the top of the page).
  3. Click the 'Load Unpacked Extension' button and select the dist/ folder of the cloned repository.
  4. The extension should be loaded now and the 'New Tab' page should be Markdown New Tab. πŸŽ‰

The code makes use of localStorage() to save the raw text, revision history, last edited time and date, settings and last cursor position.

Testing in Firefox

In Firefox the extension can be installed temporarily until you restart the browser. To do so:

  1. enter about:debugging in the URL bar
  2. click "Load Temporary Add-on"
  3. open the extension's directory in your local repo and select dist/manifest.json

More info here.

License

Copyright (c) Mihir Chaturvedi. All rights reserved.

Licensed under the MIT License.