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Adds Markdown text editing support to Eclipse
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README.md

Eclipse Markdown Editor Plugin

Build Status

Edit .md and .txt files with outlines & syntax highlighting.
Preview HTML.

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 complementary Github Flavoured Markdown Viewer https://github.com/satyagraha/gfm_viewer

Usage

Note that for HTML preview OS 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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