Adds Markdown text editing support to Eclipse
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Latest commit c533e1c Mar 10, 2016 @paulvi paulvi Merge pull request #62 from abelgomez/master
Add toolbar button to open the Markdown View directly from the Markdown

README.md

Eclipse Markdown Editor Plugin

Build Status

Edit .md and .txt files with syntax highlighting.
Provides Outline and Preview HTML views.

Please see the website for information: http://www.winterwell.com/software/markdown-editor.php

Eclipse Marketplace entry: http://marketplace.eclipse.org/content/markdown-text-editor
or install with Nodeclipse CLI Installer nodeclipse install markdown

There is also a complementary GitHub Flavoured Markdown Viewer https://github.com/satyagraha/gfm_viewer

Usage

Note that for HTML preview OS the internal browser is used, e.g. Internet Explorer on Windows; if you use Ubuntu or other Linux distros, we recommend the WebKit browser; see:

Eclipse Dev Details

You need Eclipse with PDE, e.g. Eclipse Standard

Main Editor class winterwell.markdown.editors.MarkdownEditor defined as

  <editor
        name="Markdown Editor"
        extensions="txt,md"
        icon="icons/notepad.gif"
        contributorClass="winterwell.markdown.editors.ActionBarContributor"
        class="winterwell.markdown.editors.MarkdownEditor"
        id="winterwell.markdown.editors.MarkdownEditor">
  </editor>

Build

mvn package

then check site\target directory for update site archive markdown.editor.site-x.x.x.zip and p2 repository. Use Help -> Install New Software... -> Add... -> Archive to istall from .zip file.

Increase version

mvn -Dtycho.mode=maven org.eclipse.tycho:tycho-versions-plugin:set-version -DnewVersion=1.2.0-SNAPSHOT

History

  • 1.0
  • 1.1 (24 Feb 2014) by Telmo Brugnara @tbrugz #40
    • Rich color preferences #35 #37
  • 1.2 (Jan 2015) by Olivier Martin @oliviermartin #52
    • Update preview when the file is saved #48
    • MultiMarkdown metadata #49
    • GitHub code blocks #50
    • detecting links #51
    • open GFM View from Markdown View #53

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